Although subjected to Apple's usual silent treatment before the big unveil, Apple has released waves of detail since. Yet, even as pre-orders are shipping, there are still many things we don't know about the iPad. What surprises are in store? iPad iPod Apple hadn't said much about the iPod application in the iPad. But today's release of a series of "guided tour" videos … [Read more...] about Is There Anything We Don’t Know About The iPad?
Dave Hitz over at NetApp poses a very interesting question: What is the ten-year trend in information technology that we are currently building to? He supplies these historical examples: 1982-1992: A computer on every (business) desk 1990s: Networking all those computers He then goes on to suggest three ten-year trends that we might currently be living … [Read more...] about Ten-Year Trend: Mobility
One of the major advances introduced in iPhone software version 2.0 was the ability to sync over-the-air to Microsoft Exchange servers using Microsoft's ActiveSync protocol. This was introduced to much fanfare with the iPhone 3G and is available on older updated iPhone and iPod Touch units, too. Google and NuevaSync also offer over-the-air calendar and contact syncing for the … [Read more...] about Can the iPhone Sync With Multiple Exchange Servers?
Apple may think that the iPhone and iPod Touch are the "funnest" ever, but I'd like to give the "touch" iPod implementation in these devices a new name: When it comes to controls, it is the frustratingest iPod ever! (Ok, maybe the Shuffle is slightly worse...) Seriously, the simplicity of control was one of the prime factors (along with iTunes, the Store, and Ive's design) … [Read more...] about iPhone: The Frustratingest iPod Ever!
Eleven months ago, I wrote about twelve things that were wrong with the iPhone in OS version 1.1.3. Now that OS 2.2 is here, I figure it is time to revisit my list. What Was Fixed Since 1.1.3 Apple have made a lot of progress in the year and a half that the iPhone has been in existence. And the fact that they've rolled out just about every feature via software … [Read more...] about 2.2 And Eight Things That Are Still Wrong With The iPhone