Category Archives: iPad

Apple’s iPhone X Announcement: Evolution or Revolution?

As the early adopter of technology that I am, I patiently wait for the announcements from Apple.  Today was was the first announcement made from the new Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus.  With this being the 10th anniversary … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi Calling: A Primer

Do you have problems making or receiving cellular calls at your home or office?  Do you have to stand at the end of your driveway and face east to initiate a call?  Would you like to improve the sound quality … Continue reading

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Mystery Solved: The Case of the Depleting iPad Battery

I have owned an iPad since the very first day they were available. I pretty much carry it with me everywhere.  It is either in my hand, under my arm, on the desk next to me or in my backpack. … Continue reading

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iPad New: Unboxing, First Impressions and a Fix for the Verizon Data Signup Email Issue

After patiently waiting for more than a week, the new iPads have arrived!  Packaging for the new version of the iPad is quite similar to the old one.  Unless you look closely, the box is almost indistinguishable from the previous … Continue reading

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The New iPad: Initial Thoughts and Data Plan Information

It has finally been announced!  The “New iPad”. I’m not sure I’m a fan of the naming convention, but the device specifications seem to have been well accepted. I don’t believe Apple went beyond what has been expected, but they … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire: Unboxing and First Impressions

As indicated in an earlier post, I pre-ordered a Kindle Fire.  It arrived safely today.  Here are a few photos of the unboxing process.  I was amused by the packaging which made it look as though it was packed specifically … Continue reading

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Facebook App For iPad: Try it. You’ll Like It!

The official Facebook app for the iPad has now been released through iTunes.  Up until now, you had several choices: Use Facebook’s web interface through Safari – This solution does use up one of the nine Safari tabs available and … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire: Interesting, But Not An iPad Killer

Yesterday, Amazon announced the Kindle Fire.  It is a 7″ (1024 x 600 resolution) Android-based tablet PC with multi-touch capabilities, 8 GB of storage and Wi-Fi, weighing in at 14.6 ounces.  The price of the device is $199 and it … Continue reading

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AT&T: T-Mobile Bid Is a Cunning Strategy

Several months ago, I wrote a post about the offer by AT&T to purchase T-Mobile for $39B from Deutsche Telekom.  At that time, I took the point of view of the consumer and drew some conclusions about things I felt would … Continue reading

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My Top Feature Requests for iPhone 5, IOS and iTunes

As most of my readers know, I have been an iPhone fan since the device came out.  I stood in line at my local Apple retailer in Chicago for just over six hours on June 29, 2007 to be one … Continue reading

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