Your mileage may vary on all this. I'm not speaking as an authority, and I'm very likely behind the curve on all this. But I do think we're in danger of supporting formats (Kindle, for example) that offer us very minimal control in not just how we consume the products, but how we manage those products.
Okay. Now officially typing into — onto? — an iPad. It is, for the most part, a great deal more comfortable than I thought it would be, especially considering I do not have an external keyboard or a stand of any sort. The shift/caps key is goofy though; it does not “depress” on the first touch like I’m used to? Will take some getting used to, I suspect. Otherwise, hey, cool. Confirms for me that I could, with minimal effort, take this traveling with me instead of the Giant Clunky... Read The Rest →
I have an iPad. Well, no. But I will, sometime next week as its on order. So. What do I need? Case? Carrying? Keyboard? Peripherals? And apps. Sweet, juicy apps.
It's been a while since I did a fresh look for new iPhone apps. But, downloading the Netflix app yesterday (which by the way works like a mofuggin' charm) reminded me that holy crap, apps are awesome. So, seems a good time to ask: What apps you using and loving these days? What apps are in regular rotation? What can you just plain not live without?
That, you see, is when the wife made her grievous error. When she opened herself to the terror of a single idea. She said, and I quote: “You need to get an iPad or something you you stop buying so many damn books.”