Archive for the ‘iPhone’ Category

iPad as a Kitchen Device

Saw this first via Epicurious. It’s worth reposting since the idea is really sweet. I have an Mac mini in my kitchen for most of the reasons that are shown in the iPad kitchen video – music, recipes, news, etc. Yet another reason to get one (as if I needed any more)


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iPhone OS 4

Some good stuff on the iPhone 4 OS development front. Multitasking was probably the biggest announcement – take that ‘droid.. JK. Rather than just do multitasking as a one size fits all model, there are number of background API flavors that attempt to address the different background needs of different types of apps – telephony, […]


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Breaking Keys

While it has been simmering below the surface since Apple introduced the “virtual” keyboard on the iPhone, the debate over having a physical vs virtual keyboard is getting almost as intense as the Mac vs. PC wars. The new Palm Pre only adds to the discussion. Two blogs that I read quite often, John Gruber […]


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And some time later…

I’ll give Richard Sprague from Microsoft credit for guts on this one. He predicted in this post and a later one that Apple wouldn’t come close to making their iPhone goal when Apple launched the device. He invited users to come back later and check in. Evidently he has a few followers since a lot […]


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What’d Ya Expect?

As a computer user for more than 25 years I’ve come to expect that software and hardware have bugs. It’s just a fact. Nothing is perfect and imperfection is why there are updates and upgrades – it’s what makes the computer business go round and round. I’m an Apple fan, but I don’t think they […]


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