Tag Archives: Musings

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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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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I cheated on my iPad (sorry iPad)

Well I finally encountered a situation which despite best efforts I simply could not figure out a way to avoid using the iMac: someone sent me some large files via YouSendIt. If you’re not familiar with the service, you get … 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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