Why the iPad critics are wrong

Ever since Apple’s announcement of their new iPad device, there have been a plethora of critical articles and blog posts about how it’s a device that doesn’t measure up. It doesn’t multitask. It doesn’t let you openly install apps. It doesn’t have a USB port or an SD card slot. It doesn’t even run Flash!… Read more

iFolks were fleeced

How are you iPhone early adopters feeling today?  Don’t worry, I’m not about to rub it in.  I know what it’s like to feel fleeced, especially by a company you really like.  You buy a favorite DVD title, unaware that the studio is planning a special edition with a newly restored transfer just around the… Read more

Going Mac – first impressions


I received my first-ever Apple Macintosh computers yesterday, a 20″ iMac and a Mac Pro.  As I mentioned in my previous post on why I decided to switch computer platforms (see link above), the iMac is for the wife and kids, and the Mac Pro is for myself.  Up until now, we’ve all shared one PC, and… Read more

The Macs have landed


I’m checking my Fed Ex tracking numbers, and I see that both Macs have arrived today.  Heh, would have been a good day to call in sick.  I’ll post all about them after I get home, get them unpacked, and get them up and running…