Category: Hardware

The new iPad

I decided that it was time to upgrade my original iPad, so I pre-ordered a new iPad, which arrived this past Friday. After a few days, here are my initial thoughts / observations: Compared to the original iPad, the new

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1 week of iPad

It has been a little over a week since My iPad was delivered, and in that time I have had the opportunity to try it out at home, at work, and on the road. In fact, I’m currently typing this

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Wild Guess: New apple tablet will have a zoomable 3D UI

So, just for fun, I’m going to step a little bit out on a limb and predict that the new apple device that will be announced tomorrow will have a true 3D zoombable user interface – where you can zoom

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Amazon now rules eBooks, and Libraries should pay attention (or, why I’m not worried that Amazon will say “All your book are belong to us”, and even if they do, why it doesn’t matter)

Amazon got it right – again. Today, they released a Kindle app for the iPhone, thereby allowing iPhone users to access Amazon’s eBook collection. This is big; iPhone owners were already reading eBooks on their devices using one of a

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Fixing the Apple mouse scroll wheel

Just a quick post on this, since it’s a problem I’ve run into with a number of apple mice. The scroll wheel has a tendency to stop working properly, usually because it will eventually get dirty and not track properly.

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