I blame the guy that released that iMac prototype that was described as “beautiful” and “innovative” by multiple Apple blogs. It might also be that company that released a pretty hip looking iPad case that makes it look like you’re typing on a MacBook.
Apple’s digital textbook announcements, iBooks author in particular, have generated a lot of vituperation, which I often view as an omen of future success.But ignore all of that get back to what really matters — the numbers and the initial data’s looking good, very good indeed.
Windows 8 on a tablet? Not coming until at least mid-2012. Whether or not that’s too late is an open question. However, there’s no question that Redmond still dominates enterprise productivity and bringing their industry standard app suite to the dominant tablet can only help that cause.
Intel has been working on this single universal replacement for current buses such as SCSI, SATA, USB, FireWire, and PCI Express for years. Recent rumors have Apple bringing LightPeak to market in updated MacBook Pros, as early as Steve’s birthday (Thursday, February 24), though nothing’s certain until the credit card charge clears.
When it comes to Christmas gifting and the inevitable advice, beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Nevertheless, the magazine’s 2010 best of the best electronics roundup has a couple real (!!!) head scratching moments.
No Flash required and it runs on just about any Apple computer or idevice, including the iPad. Moreover, it’s a lot faster than we’ve come to expect after years of using overhead heavy, middleware based solutions.
This ground has been well covered in the past, but the “new” stuff we all will be arriving on the iPad this week is just too good. Thereupon, hash and rehash ‘em again here, but you should know AirPrint fans may be in for a disappointment.
Whereas SimCity for iPhone is playable and almost enjoyable on the Apple tablet, it’s quite obviously not optimized to take advantage of the iPad’s big display. Thereupon, the game’s developer is brewing a revised version of this perennial favorite title for release well before year’s end.
This app has been around for awhile already, available for Apple handhelds. Piczilla rereleased it as a universal app (i.e. runs on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad) with version 1.3 with one small caveat — all it did on the iPad was crash, crash, crash and crash some more.