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Tech: Hot & Cool 1 – Dealing with poor cellular service: from AT&T 3G MicroCell to WiEx Zboost XY-510

Daniel Eran Dilger & KharaCara

On our search to find the hottest and coolest stuff in the tech world, we investigate AT&T’s terrible service for US iPhone users, the 3G MicroCell you can’t get in AT&T’s worst service markets of New York and San Francisco, and a product from Wi-Ex called the Zboost XY-510.

AppleInsider | Video First Look: WiEx zBoost XY-510 cellular booster
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March 3, 2010   26 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 10. It needs Mac OS X

February 26, 2010   65 Comments

An Adobe Flash developer on why the iPad can’t use Flash

Daniel Eran Dilger

Morgan Adams, an interactive content developer who knows a lot about building Flash, wrote in with an interesting perspective on Flash and the iPad. The remainder of this piece is his comments on the subject.

Inside Apple’s iPad: Adobe Flash
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February 20, 2010   241 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 2. It needs Flash, segment 2

February 19, 2010   10 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 9. It can’t multitask

February 17, 2010   126 Comments

Podcast: What’s interesting about the iPad

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Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about what’s notable in Apple’s iPad. Listen here, pull up earlier podcast episodes via iTunes, and subscribe to the Tech Night Owl RSS feed at:

The Tech Night Owl LIVE with Gene Steinberg
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February 11, 2010   8 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 8. It’s a curse for mobile developers

February 11, 2010   41 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 7. It needs cameras

February 9, 2010   73 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 5. It’s just a Tablet PC or Kindle

February 4, 2010   59 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 4. It was over-hyped and under-delivered

February 3, 2010   65 Comments

Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 3. It’s ad-evil

February 1, 2010   41 Comments

Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 2. iPad needs Adobe Flash

February 1, 2010   90 Comments

Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 1. It’s just a big iPod touch

Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple’s unveiling of the iPad was guaranteed to do two things: temporarily tank the company’s stock price (just because) and, of course, generate a torrent of feigned outrage and righteous contempt from the usual suspects who always jump all over anything the company produces. As reader Jose Cerritelli points out, an Upton Sinclair quote is appropriate: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”

Here’s the first segment in my series taking on iPad myths: no the iPad isn’t just a big iPod touch.

Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 1. It’s just a big iPod touch
Ten Myth of Apple’s iPad: 2. iPad needs Adobe Flash
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 3. It’s ad-evil
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 4. It was over-hyped and under-delivered
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 5. It’s just a Tablet PC or Kindle
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 6. It needs HDMI for HD video output
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 7. It needs cameras
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 8. It’s a curse for mobile developers
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 9. It can’t multitask
Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 10. It needs Mac OS X
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January 31, 2010   121 Comments

Apple to target iPad at business users with added features

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple’s new iPad isn’t just a new product for consumers; the company is targeting the new device at business users with features designed to make it attractive to the enterprise market, AppleInsider has learned.

Apple to target iPad at business users with added features – sources
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January 29, 2010   19 Comments

Hands on with Apple’s iPad (with videos and photos)

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Daniel Eran Dilger, AppleInsider

The big question before today’s Apple event was how the company would deliver a tablet-sized product that any significant number of people might want to buy. On stage, Steve Jobs provided a lot of answers, but the most powerful answer required holding the new device in your hands.

Hands on with Apple’s iPad (with videos and photos)

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January 27, 2010   79 Comments