Tag: ipad

  • The open web is dead. Get over it and do something.

    Yesterday, I joined the Post-PC era by upgrading my iPad to iOS 5. Yes, the upgrade process wiped all of my applications and data, but once I’d put everything back together again, the result was a faster, more streamlined device that works much better than it did with iOS 4. I use my iPad for […]

  • Why HP’s take on WebOS could be a very big deal

    Yesterday, HP finally delivered an iPad competitor I can get excited about, not just by creating an elegant piece of hardware, but by taking a step back and outthinking their competition. Unlike the iPad, the TouchPad is part of a seamless technology ecosystem that also encompasses smartphones, PCs and printers, all running the same operating […]

  • 2011: happy new year

    I’m a little late to the party for end-of-year wrapup / start-of-year prediction posts. Instead, I thought I’d write about some of the things I’m looking forward to playing with this year. Vanquishing piracy through better business First, though, I do have one prediction: this will be the year that traditional content producers finally get […]

  • Some alternative views of the iPad

    Just a quick post. The entire tech sector is ga-ga over the iPad; I’m pretty excited by it myself. But I thought I’d try and throw some realism on the fire by linking to a couple of interesting alternative posts on the topic. Quinn Norton has some very smart comments about the blinkered vision of […]