Life Without iPad

December 1, 2013

In anticipation of getting a new iPad (either the iPad Air or the Retina iPad Mini) and my inability to decide – I’m currently iPad-less. The old iPad 2 was handed over to an aged relative during the holiday weekend.

iPad Air Or iPad Mini: Still Haven’t Decided

November 26, 2013

After the announcement, I was pretty set on getting the Retina iPad Mini. It seemed like the $100 less for essentially the same hardware speed was the deciding factor.

Pink Screen On My iPhone 5

November 10, 2013

Was out and about yesterday, and noticed a funny, faintly pink overlay covering most of the screen while viewing a mostly-white web page in Safari. Thought it might be a shadow, a strange reflection coming from my case, as it was strangely persistent no matter what app I was in. It’s only noticeable when the display is mostly white, but once you see it is difficult to not “un-see.”

Wired’s Look Back At The iPad Launch

November 2, 2013

Interesting article. Hindsight is always 20/20, but my key takeaway is that the iPad’s success had a lot to do with the iPhone before it (and the iPhone coming after the iPod). iPod -> iPhone -> iPad. Change the order and things wouldn’t have worked as well if at all.

On OS X Mavericks

November 1, 2013

Despite a few hiccups, A big thumbs up to OS X Mavericks so far.