Category Archives: Speculation

March 2 – What’ll it take to get me to upgrade to the iPad2?

I’ve posted often on the rumored and desired features for an iPad2. With the March 2 event now official, I thought it high time to revisit. My needs and wants may not be those of the average iPad user. In … 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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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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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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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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I can haz Safari extensions?

So I hit OSX again because I wanted to check out Safari extensions. And you know what? They’re pretty freaking cool. I wonder if this is the sort of feature that Apple will use to continually differentiate OSX from iOS? … Continue reading

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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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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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Aha! iOS 4.0 and a new dilemma

By now you’ve probably seen the announcement that Apple will preview iOS 4.0 this Thursday April 8. ┬áIf history is any guide we’ll be updating our devices some time in late June. So that then begs the question: if the … Continue reading

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