When I bought my iPad Pro (the big one) last fall, I really wasn't sure if it would fit nicely into my needs for an iOS device. I gave my iPad Air to my wife who really needed an upgrade from her iPad 2 which she inherited long ago when I purchased the iPad 3. I also gave my iPad mini 2 to my son and daughter-in-law which left me iPad-less. → Read the rest
Recently, I was looking for a back cover for my iPad that would be a complement to both the red leather Smart Cover from Apple that I often use as well as the Logitech Ultrathing Keyboard Cover that I wrote about recently. After I purchased the new iPad, I also purchased an Incipio Smart Feather Ultra Light Hard Shell Case to protect the back.→ Read the rest
I just received my new Tom Bihn Ristretto bag for the Macbook Air. I purchased an STM Scout from Amazon shortly after I bought my MBA in April. The Scout is a fantastic bag for carrying both the MBA and the iPad. My only problem with the STM bag is the lack of space for extras like pens, earphones, etc.→ Read the rest
Like many other iPad owners with a Squarespace hosted blog, I have been anxiously waiting for the iPad app for Squarespace. The iPhone app is very nice but reasonable mostly for checking and approving comments, etc. Now with the iPad app, I can very realistically post with some regularity to Quawkle using my iPad. Thanks for a free Christmas present, Squarespace!→ Read the rest
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I am hoping to attend a developer’s conference this November for iOS platforms in Los Angeles. On of the funding sources I was counting on has denied my request. It is a disappointing turn of events and now I am not sure if I will still go or not. It is not an overly expensive conference and meals are included in the price, but I would also need to pay for airfare and hotel at 170 per night.
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WINTHROP – It seemed Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop GFW High School students couldnt get enough of the new iPad computers Thursday in Principal Jeff Bertrangs office.One student played the piano with a shortened keyboard on her iPad.Another student read a book on his iPad.Another student listened to Spanish words.Bertrang pointed out how definitions of words could be found on the iPad.The iPad – a wireless, touch screen, tablet-sized computer – was released in early April by Apple Inc.The school district allocated $267,748 to its technology fund to become what is believed to be the first school in the country to have the devices at a cost of $479 each.