Tag Archives: iPad

A Few Minutes with AppleCare

I know from comments I’ve received on previous posts that I have some followers who are not fans of Apple. I’m not so much a fan of Apple, as I am a developer who has to work with Apple as … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Pocketbook – NOT

“Here, put these in your pocketbook.” “It’s an iPad case!” It really is an iPad case. Maybe a generic tablet case, but certainly not a pocketbook. Not a man-bag, and I didn’t buy it to make a fashion statement. On … Continue reading

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Blogging Tech–Part-II

The first part of this series focused on storing and manipulating ideas for blogging. Today, I’m going to talk about the way I write. No, not the scatter-brained stream-of-consciousness-hopping-from-topic-to-topic thing, the technology that I use. Remember, I’m a geek. I … Continue reading

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A Failure to Communicate

I am a Star Trek fan. I love the series and like many Star Trek fans, I prefer Star Trek Next Generation over all the various incarnations of the show. A friend and I once drove to NY for a … Continue reading

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I was Bored

Throughout my entire life, I have been a doodler. I have doodled on almost every piece of paper I’ve ever been given. If I have paper, a writing instrument and 30 seconds of boredom, I will draw something. I think … Continue reading

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It’s not my fault

Since I’ve spent my entire career plying the waters of computers and related technology, I get tagged with all of its failures. When my wife points to the pile of paper she has to shred because “your technology” helps one … Continue reading

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Beyond the Chasm

Laurence Hart recently warned on his excellent Word-of-Pie blog that we should not count the PC out too soon. He pointed out in the title that “Mobile Devices Sell Faster and Die Sooner”, a sentiment I agree with, but I … Continue reading

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