Category Archives: OS operating system

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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With printing and iWork updates, and iDisk, do we have our file system?

So I just updated my iWork apps and found the new iDisk integration to be pretty sweet. You can “copy from” and “copy to” iDisk, which opens a popover window allowing you to browse your iDisk. Conversely, you can “Open … Continue reading

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iOS + OSX + the Magic Trackpad = the end of desktop UIs as we know them

What he said: http://gizmodo.com/5598828/apple-magic-trackpad-the-beginning-of-the-end-for-mac-os-x Hmm, sounds familiar.

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iOS 4 – can’t wait!

Well I am finally back from Los Angeles and settled in at home. Nearly 8 weeks with only an iPad and I came out remarkably unscathed. A few key apps (Goodreader, Pages, and AirSharing for printing) saved the day countless … 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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Printing: it is coming. Well yeah, duh.

By now you’ve probably seen the coverage of El Jobso’s most recent email with the masses, wherein he says, of printing from the iPad, “it is coming.” Well of *course* it’s coming!! I mean look, at the end of the … Continue reading

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I cheated on my iPad

Well, four days in and I had my first “oh no can’t get it done on the iPad moment.” Commence the I toldjaso’s haters! I had to amend a contract and email it out. I had already successfully gotten it … 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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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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