Category Archives: Musings

iPad Mini. Want.

I still have no power (NYSEG now estimates restoration at 11 p.m. Sunday night) but I managed to get my mitts on an iPad mini today at the Apple store in Stamford, CT. As it happens, the store had no … Continue reading

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My Early Take on the iPad Mini, and the iPad “4”

First, 100 million iPads sold to date. 100 MILLION! In two and a half years. That's absolutely stunning, and phenomenal, and way beyond my wildest expectations. I think it also speaks to a far greater degree of PC cannibalization than … Continue reading

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My last minute guess at the iPad Mini’s starting price is…

…$249 See you tomorrow.

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The iPad Mini. The Goldilocks Device?

The rumors are now rampant. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that mass production is underway. So what's an iPad Alone guy, who uses an iPad as his primary computer, think about the iPad Mini? To be honest, I'm conflicted. … Continue reading

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iPads in schools: a missed opportunity (?)

Here’s an interesting piece discussing the use of iPads in schools, and the (thus far) missed opportunity for Apple to really push iPads into the education market. The premise is interesting: Apple should be offering educational bundles…keyboard docks, cases, app … Continue reading

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I’m famous! (okay not really)

The clipping above (h/t to neighbor KW) is from the NY Times. I'd responded online to an article about the challenges of family travel, and they asked me for permission to include my response in the print edition. I didn't … Continue reading

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iPad sales vs. Mac portable sales. Wow.

Apple recently announced yet another quarterly result filled with all manner of shocking metrics including a whopping 17 million iPads sold. That's astonishing by itself, though frankly the sales numbers have been so astonishing for so long that I've ceased … Continue reading

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