Don’t blame the cursor! Windows is just fine for touch…


I’ve now spent about two weeks full time with the multi-touch Fujitsu T900. I have been interested to see how capacitive touch works with Windows on a daily basis since there has been a lot of suggestion in the IT media (including this website) that Windows is not designed for touch due to its orientation […]

No widgets for you! Apple apologist’s app gets banned


It seems that Australian iPhone and iPad app developer Shift Jelly now understands why so many in the tech world have serious reservations about Apple’s App Store. Back in April, Shift Jelly posted an article defending the companies app store behaviour, “Sorry Media, But Apple Isn’t Evil.” Commenting on Apple’s approval process, Shift Jelly said […]

Getting Started with digital forms – Infopath and Access 2010


One of the huge benefits of Tablet computing is the ability to extend digital work into the field. I think of the field as the frontier of personal computing. Currently, there are plenty of basic PDA solutions for field workers, but they often leave you going back to the car, truck, cart or the office […]

How I use a Tablet PC


Xavier mentioned in my intro that I am lucky enough to have access to all kinds of Tablet PCs on a daily basis. And I do enjoy getting to try out so many different Tablets. When Xavier asked me to write about how I use a Tablet PC, I have to admit that I had […]

"If you see a stylus they blew it" – I’m with Steve Jobs


Xavier Lanier reported from the iPhone 4 OS launch at Apple headquarters that Steve Jobs answered a question about the possibility of a stylus for iPad with this little gem: “If you see a stylus, they blew it” Gotta love Steve J for his “super” quotes. Well sorry folks, but I’m with Steve on this […]

How iPad sales compare to Xbox 360, Wii and PS3


According to news sources Apple shipped 300,000 iPads on the first day. This figure included pre-orders. Some have labelled this disappointing including the Wall Street Journal. iSuppli predicted that the iPad will sell over 7 million in the first year, and  it is hard to see that happening based on initial results. However, initial sales figures like […]