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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Embracing the educational iOS device

Good article by Chris Breen over at MacWorld about the reactions to children using iOS devices.
I recently offered some advice on how to configure an old iPad for a child, and while the subsequent reaction was largely positive, there were the few (and expected) replies that suggested exposing a child to an iPad would lead to a machine-dependent future, devoid of fresh air, firm muscle tone, and true human interaction.
Check out the whole story here.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The difference between 7″ and 7.85″ is everything

Here is a different take from Kosmatos on Tech on a 7" device from Apple that is more of an iPod Maxi as opposed to an iPad Mini.
A 7″ diagonal screen (7.08″ to be exact) just happens to be the exact size of two by two iPod touch retina displays. That’s a 4″ x 6″ display surface. An iPod touch screen has 326 PPI. The 7″ screen would also have 326 PPI just like iPhones and iPods. This would yield a resolution of 1920 x 1280. This resolution would be able to run current retina iPhone applications pixel perfect using the traditional 4:1 pixel scaling, like retina displays do with non-retina apps.
Read the entire post here.

What Will We See in iOS 6?

Check out my latest article over on
With iOS 5.1 out now and WWDC coming up, most likely in June, we should start getting a picture of what will be coming in iOS 6. 
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Monday, April 2, 2012

Why Apple is important to the U.S. Economy.

A good article over at Time on the importance of Apple to the U.S. Economy as a whole.

Now of course we can point out all the many ways Apple has been important to the technology industry at large, but I think that looking at the question as it relates to America is an interesting theme. Therefore, I’ve decided to focus my column this week on this question of what Apple has meant to America and why America needs Apple to keep doing what it’s doing.
Read the entire article here.