Microsoft explains why the Surface doesn’t have as much disk space as Microsoft says it does

We’re still uncovering things here and there about Microsoft Surface, the new tablet-style computer from Redmond. They released a 32GB and 64GB model for $499 and $699, respectively. But a funny thing happens when you open the box and turn on your shiny new Surface for the first time: in the case of the 32GB [...]


AT&T Rolling Out FaceTime Over Cellular for iPhone Users

We all know that in the U.S. FaceTime has been available on Sprint and Verizon over cellular data for free since iOS 6 came out. I know that using it with my family over cellular data has been quite a bit of fun. AT&T Announcement Apparently it will take a bit of time before AT&T [...]


Blended: iPad mini, Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD

You’ve probably figured out by now that I’m a fan of Blendtec and Tom Dickson. Here’s the latest in the “Will it Blend?” series, and they’ve hit the trifecta: the Nexus 7, the Kindle Fire HD and the iPad mini. Let’s do this! —– You should follow Mike on Twitter for more great tech insights and [...]


[Viral Video] Microsoft Surface Ad Spoofs iPad Mini

Say what you will about the Microsoft Surface or the iPad; this parody ad is funny. For some background, here’s the original iPad ad being spoofed. —– You should follow Mike on Twitter for more great tech insights and good conversation. If Twitter isn’t your thing, fear not, you can always keep up with Mike on his [...]


Will your next tablet have 3G/4G?

Tablets are becoming more commonplace everywhere we look, due in part to all the new technology and features that enable them to perform more tasks in more places. The two key things driving this: portability and battery life. It’s a lot easier to carry a tablet around your office, your home, or around town than [...]


Dock Card: The portable iPhone dock

There are two things wrong with iPhone docks. The first is that they aren’t portable. The second is that they use a single connector, and as Apple just proved dock connectors change. Portable iPhone Dock There are countless iPhone docks out there. Some of them are very well designed. Some of them are not very [...]


Apple: We sold 3 Million iPads in 3 Days

Apple announced this morning that it sold a whopping three million iPads since Friday morning. That’s a combination of iPad mini and it’s big brother, the new, fourth-generation iPad. Tim Cook: “Customers around the world love the new iPad mini and fourth generation iPad. We set a new launch weekend record and practically sold out [...]


Check out these wallpapers for your new iPad Mini or iPad 4

Joshua Topolsky posted to Twitter an interesting post about his iPad Mini wallpaper. He found the wallpaper from a UK site: The writer and designer Simon C Page loved the iPad 3 when it came out with a Retina Display: Apple’s new iPad 3, with it’s retina display, is so good it’s just crying [...]


What the iPad Mini means for iOS development

Developing for iOS is a pleasure. Apple has released wonderful tools, and great documentation. The existence of StackOverflow helps out quite a bit as well. Fragmentation? I’ve been asked by a few people what this will do for the fragmentation problem for developers. On Android this problem is huge. To release an Android app that [...]


One reviewer with two different opinions of the iPad Mini

I’ve read quite a few reviews of the iPad Mini. None of them were quite as interesting as John Gruber’s over at Daring Fireball. He posted earlier today and ended his review with a bold prediction: “The full-size model will continue to sell strongly, but the Mini is going to become the bestselling model.” The [...]

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