Hardware The standout feature of the new iPad is its ultra-high definition Retina display. Apple managed to squeeze a 2048 x 1536 resolution screen into just 9.7 inches. The screen is by far the best display I have ever seen and nothing even comes close to matching it. If the previous iPad didn’t melt away […]
I read M. G. Seigler’s piece on why Safari hasn’t skyrocketed like Chrome and it helped me realize why Apple’s products like Safari, iWork and their professional apps have been neglected. It all comes down to How Apple deals with things it does not value any longer. Products like Xserve, the iPod Classic, and others […]
Like many of you, I unboxed an iPad this Christmas. After using the iPad for a few hours I picked up the box, fascinated by how tightly everything in the box fit together. As I set the box down, it noticed that on the bottom edge of the box was an iCloud logo, just opposite […]
Twitter just launched a redesign of its iOS, Android, and web apps. The new design is centered around four sections: Home, Connect, Discover, and Me. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that the redesign was more of a refinement of their existing product, revealing a larger strategy for Twitter. Rather than adding more features, like Facebook […]
This is my first ever hands-on video. I decided to show you all iOS 5 beta 2. I plan to release subsequent videos as later updates roll out. My apologies on the video quality, I would normally use my iPhone to record video, but obviously that would not work in this circumstance.
Right now everyone knows the two big players in the smartphone market, iOS and Android. iOS has been called “closed” and Android “open”. What do these terms really mean? In Android’s openness an app can have great system integration. However, apps can do whatever they want and are often crappy. (In general, don’t get all […]
At WWDC 2011, Steve Jobs, Scott Forstall, Phillip Schiller, and Craig Fedhrigi(I can’t spell his name) introduced Apple’s two new operating systems, OS X Lion, and iOS. Additionally iCloud, Apple’s new MobileMe replacement was announced to much applause. Mac OS X Lion brings features and innovations “back to the Mac” for a dramatic rethinking of […]
I am tackling the big one this time. iOS vs. Android I plan to update this document continually as new versions of these operating systems arrive. Fragmentation OS Fagmentation Deep inside Cupertino, California a man is sitting in a dark room. A door opens and a man steps in. “You asked to see […]