Category Archives: Hardware

20 million iPads in 2011? How about 28 million? Do I hear 36 million!?!

By now you’ve probably read the reports that Apple is expanding (or trying to expand) iPad production up to as many as 3 million units per month. Gulp. Here’s a link to a piece summarizing the more aggressive recent analyst … Continue reading

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iPads being counted as portables? Well of course!

By now you’ve probably seen the statistics wherein Apple has vaulted from #7 to #3 in portable computer sales.  The reason?  iPad sales were counted even though ‘portables’ has traditionally consisted only of laptops and tablets. There is a certain … Continue reading

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So. Howsit goin?

Well, it’s been a while. Sorry about that. I have been completely swamped putting together another film. We’ll start production officially this Monday, WWDC day. Whew! Cutting it close… Anyway, I have been on the road – in LA to … Continue reading

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Hello World :)

Well here we are, magical unicorns in hand, taking over the world one PC diehard at a time. When I started drafting this my intent was that it’d be a pretty comprehensive outline of my experiences switching to an iPad … Continue reading

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The Big Day to-do list…

My 64GB 3G iPad is on the truck for delivery, or so says fedex.  With that…what’s left to prep to transition to the iPad full time? Apps purchased: check.  I made some amendments to the list in my prior post, … Continue reading

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The iPad, for ages 2 – 99, and genius pianists too

If you’ve not already seen them, take a few minutes out of your day to smile as you watch a 2-year-old, then a 99-year-old, use the iPad. Finally, take a look as Chinese pianist Lang Lang plays Flight of the … Continue reading

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“Late” April indeed!

Well now we know – the 3G’s are due to arrive and hit retail on April 30th.  The very last day in April.  Couldn’t cut it much closer, could they? My pre-iPad to-do list is getting shorter.  Bag is in … Continue reading

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iOS vs. Android: mac vs. Windows all over again?

With the recent word that Google is planning a tablet – running Android no less, as opposed to Chrome – in response to the iPad, it began to feel more and more like deja vu all over again. To wit: … Continue reading

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Resorting to a jailbreak?

A few things have become apparent recently: 1) There almost certainly will be a JB for the iPad. 2) The iPad – even with OS4 – will be a challenge to use as a primary computer as long as it … Continue reading

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iPhone OS4: Ugh. So where’s iPad OS4?

Well…that was…underwhelming on the whole.  Of my four big needs/wants, only one – multi-tasking – was delivered.  And it was the lowest on my list: -File system -Email searching within email body, and subfolders -Printing -Multi-tasking Don’t get me wrong, I’m … Continue reading

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