People ask me all of the time: “Should I buy the iPad today, or should I wait until the next iPad comes out?” The refrain gets louder as we get close to the holiday season. Why? Because Apple releases an iPad right after Christmas and people want to know if they should get the 9 [...]
People like to try to predict the future, but their predictions are often wrong. Why? There are two types of predictions of the future. Though both envision a future filled with technology, the two are vastly different. One asks: “How can we use technology more?” The other asks: “How can we make people’s lives easier?” [...]
If you’re an iPad competitor, what are you going to attack? * Media store? Nope. Samsung, Motorola, and Asus don’t have anything like iTunes. * Software? Nope. These are hardware companies. They rely on other guys to make the software. Who’s making iWork (Pages, Keynote, and Numbers) or iLife (Garageband, iMovie, and iPhoto) for Android [...]
Apple Announcement: iOS 5.1 Available Today – Apple doing more to integrate Facebook into your iPhone/iPad.
Apple wrapped up iOS 5.1, and put a bow on it pretty quickly. Usually this ‘.1′ update has about a pretty long turn around. What’s new in iOS 5.1? Facebook Integration – A new Facebook username field is in the Contacts application. The line was hidden before unless you gave the contact a Twitter account. [...]
Twelve South makes some of my favorite accessories for my iPad. Their latest is one of the coolest products I’ve seen come out from anybody. The stand allows you to prop up your iPad 2 so that it sits in the perfect viewing spot. The hover in Hoverbar The HoverBar is constructed out of flexible [...]
What are the capabilities of your toothbrush? What features are built in? Probably not very many. Maybe it vibrates, and maybe it has a tongue scraper, but I bet it doesn’t have Bluetooth. Why would a toothbrush need Bluetooth? While it seems to be far-fetched, some folks figured it’s about time to monitor your dental [...]