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When Amazon made its announcements for its new fall lineup of products earlier this year, the innovation that excited me the most was Whispersync for Voice.
Writers of serialized fiction have to accomplish two things. They have to keep their audiences coming back for more of the same thing that got them hooked in the first place.
Here's some weekend fun for iPhone 5 fans. Android fans may well be using fudgesicles as a curse word. It didn't take long for the folks from Majek Pictures to put together a new movie musical about the iPhone 5, shot and edited entirely on the iPhone 5 of course.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook has put forth a letter apologizing for the problems with Maps. Saying the company "fell short" of its own standards and Apple is "extremely sorry" for the frustration this has led to.
There have already been more words written than can possibly be read about Apple's issues with its new Maps App. Many of those words are just words without meaning as they counter other words written previously.
Apple continues to sell iOS devices at a record clip. Apparently over 100 million iOS device toting folks have also upgraded their older devices to iOS 6, along with those users who are receiving iOS 6 with an new iPhone 5.
I've wondered about this in the past with Apple's iPhone and iPad lineup, as well as with other gadgets. Apple is acknowledged for its design prowess and creating some beautiful gadgets.
What's this? What's this? Not really sure yet, but it sure looks interesting for Digital Ink note takers. Project Austin comes from the Microsoft Visual C++ Team and is intended to be a note taking application.
Words, words, words. They are tricky things. Unless you don't believe in them, or the meaning behind them. Unfortunately these days, words do lose meaning.
For better or worse the release of a new iPhone has become something of a ritual. Pre-orders, lines, tracking shipping progress, lost sleep, you name it; it all happens each and every year when Apple is ready to roll out its new flagship device.
Remember the days of old when upgrading a computer used to take a day if not more? Of course if you're a gadget geek and you had multiple computers to update then you were looking at a considerable time investment to get things up to speed with whatever the latest and g...
We've known this has been coming for awhile now. Microsoft wants to move all those Office users into its Cloud. That's what Office 365 is all about.
I long ago stopped getting excited about Twitter and Twitter clients. Twitter clients are so numerous that checking them all out could take the better portion of a lifetime.
Problems with GMail running slow as molasses? Feel like you are having to wipe your device and start over far too often? Plagued by nagging inconsistencies that seem to turn into unsolvable problems? Well, you're not alone.
As someone who runs a business I have to say I envy Apple and all of its partners on days (and the weeks ahead) like this. Hot product.
I've been doing some thinking about whether or not to jump into this year's circus that centers around pre-ordering or buying a new iPhone 5 and I've decided to sit things out a bit.
Pricing can be a tricky thing when it comes to marketing. You want to hit the sweet spot is such a way that you don't want customers to think.
Once the rumors started flowing that Apple was going to replace its 30pin dock connector with something smaller we started seeing grumbling.
Oh, my. We all know that when a new iPhone is about to be released on a ravenous public that things can go wrong with websites. Ordering can be a PITA for the eager as sights take forever to connect.
Pricing and plans always seem to be the details that drive so many users crazy when it comes to new Smartphones. Of course that's a tale well told, and one that we know the carriers like to play their own games with.
Call it too many rumors. Call it a maturing platform. You could probably call it a lot of things. But, the bottom line on the Apple announcements today is while Apple might roll out the usual (and now redundant) hyperbole about it's latest and greatest I think there's s...
Apple is about to finish up talking about the iPhone 5 at its big unveiling today. Well, let's call it a big confirmation, because we really haven't heard anything new that we didn't know before about the iPhone.
iPads (and other Tablets) have spawned a big business in portable keyboards. Despite what some still say about Tablets only being consumption devices, accessory makers seem to know that some of us do like to use our Tablets for typing occasionally.
This is the week that will shape a lot of what's to come in the mobile tech world. Apple will talk about a new iPhone (most of which we already seem to know about.) They may or may not talk about a new and smaller iPad.
Over the recent Labor Day holiday here in the US, my lovely wife and I took a road trip back to Chicago to visit family. It's the first time we've been back to the Windy City in the summer for quite some time and boy did we have a great time.
As of this writing, there are still a lot of things we don't know about today's Amazon announcements of new e-Readers and Tablets.
There was a time when the stylus was considered an absolute accessory for mobile devices. Then came touch and the stylus became to those who thought like Steve Jobs about as useful as an appendix, the vestigial organ not what you find at the end of a book.
Just a quick short post here to express some frustration. Actually, I'm not sure I'd call it frustration as much as I would call it being puzzled.
Labor Day has come and gone here in the US. Most recognize that passage as the end of summer here in the US. We're also between political carnivals conventions.
As I mentioned in this post, rumors and speculation about Apple releasing a smaller iPad or a larger iPod Touch have gotten white hot.
Take Two Tablets and Call me in the Morning, or Why Using Two Different Sized Tablets Makes Sense to Me
I'm a two Tablet kinda guy these days. Actually, depending on how you qualify things in this age where qualifying things occasionally needs more qualification, I could be called a three Tablet kind of guy.
We posted this weekend about Mat Honan's saga about being hacked. Now Mat, formerly of Gizmodo now of Wired, is filling in the gory details about the experience.
There are signs that Digital Ink might be making a comeback of sorts. Of course for some of us it never really faded away. For all of Microsoft's efforts, and the efforts of quite a few passionate Tableteers in the original age of Tablet PCs, Digital Inking never really...
Yesterday Troy put up a post about one way to share photos between an iPad and and iPhone, using the "beaming" feature in iPhoto.