Category Archives: News

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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Welcome to my world, Tim Cook!

By now you’ve probably heard or read that Apple announced what can only be described as “ridiculous earnings” for the most recent quarter. The stock is at an all time high, the most valuable company on the planet; worth more, … Continue reading

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Excited for iOS 4.3 and iPad 2

By now you’ve probably read about the various new features in iOS 4.3, as well as the mention of new iDevice codes including both iPhones and iPads. I won’t recount all the upcoing features here, but as an every day … Continue reading

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4.2 FTW! And PC sales forecasts trimmed…

Well for those who’ve been following my adventure, it may seem like I’ve been fairly quiet and/or slow to respond to the wonder that is iOS 4.2 on the iPad. I wanted to wait until I had an extended period … Continue reading

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Why I am not switching to Google Docs

By now you’ve probably seen that google has updates it’s Docs online office suite/storage capabilities to finally allow creation and editing directly on iOS devices. This is pretty big news for those of us using our iPads as our primary … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned about weight and portability, or, Why I would buy the 11.6″ Air if the iPad didn’t exist

Look, my shoulders and I have long since come to the conclusion that lighter is better, and to a degree I am willing to sacrifice some functionality in that trade. Using an iPad as my every day, primary computer has … Continue reading

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Notebook shipments down 4% year over year. iPad FTW!

Here’s another somewhat startling yet ultimately not surprising bit of news. Following on the heels of BestBuy’s CEO’s statement that notebook (not just netbook) sales are down as much as 50% due – in his words – to the iPad, … 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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“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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HFS Final Draft for the iPad!

How did I miss this?!?  For those who know me, you know this is the single most important productivity app that was missing and may have posed a challenge to my “all iPad all the time” approach. You can now … Continue reading

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