Archive for the ‘iPad’ Category

A Bout of Luddism

March 19, 2012

The Yngwie Strat ain't so bad, but I'd rather take my Martin

The Yngwie Strat ain't so bad, but I'd rather take my Martin


I’m leaving today for a week’s worth of medical convention in Düsseldorf. Deciding what pieces of gear to take with me has been an interesting debate with myself. (more…)

Less Desktop Clutter

August 8, 2010

Diminutive Wireless Keyboard plus Tragic MacPad

Diminutive Wireless Keyboard plus Tragic MacPad


Coercing myself into using these wireless input devices. Like the optics, usability remains to be seen.
Now, how about some wireless synching for iP* devices, Apple? Wireless mains?
Yours truly, enjoying a tingling sense of EMI (electromagnetic interference). ;-)
Updated, (more…)

A Changing of the Mobile Guard

July 22, 2010

From the Department of Unashamed Fanboyism

From the Department of Unashamed Fanboyism

All enthusiasm aside, there are things you can’t do on an iPad or an iPhone on a mobile basis. Coding for one. Cory Doctorow is right, you know. If you’re a maker, you”ll find yourself hemmed and hindered by the character of these devices and their ecosystem. (more…)

Apple, Remember “Think Different”?

July 13, 2010

Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers.

Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers.


Well, it must be the consequence of gaining market share. Here’s another instance of Apple censorship. Consumer Reports writes a damning article “not recommending” the iPhone 4 because of it’s antenna issues and Apple purges any thread from it’s fora that relates to that article. They used to think differently.
By the way, the text of the old “Think Different” campaign is shown above entered into HelvetiNote, an iPad app for notetaking with a soothing design and font. Wholeheartedly recommended!

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