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Ready… on spur of the moment you decide to get away for the weekend. Fire… you pack the car and leave the house without knowing exactly where you’re headed. Aim… all you need now is a destination… all you need is iPad. While you drive, your co-pilot is free to check weather, hotels, points of [...]

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In Use Case 12: Countdown to iPad – Teammate, we introduced iPad as the “politically correct meeting tech.” And although iPad can benefit a single team member, when you outfit an entire workgroup it really gets interesting. When everyone follows along on their iPad, you… …don’t need to wait for a conference room with a [...]

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Three geek cheers for iPortal, aka iPad! The power of Mac OS X, Linux and Windows is coming to the iPad. Through the use of VNC (Virtual Network Computing), iPads will be able to control desktops, laptops and servers. Companies like MochaSoft already have VNC technology working successfully on the iPhone and iPad Touch… see [...]

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Sleeker than a common e-reader. More colorful than the gloomy Sony. Able to speed through content with a single swipe. Look! Up in the sky! It’s a Nook. It’s a Kindle. It’s Super-reader! Yes, it’s Super-reader – strange visitor from Infinite Loop who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal [...]

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One of the most clever interactive technologies I have encountered can be seen at mypoingo.com. A year of so ago I had the opportunity to provide my youngest 2 glorious OOH-n-AAH! filled days. We immediately fell for the quirky Poingo charm. So much so that we set out to buy her some of her own [...]

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I have long been a fan of Franklin Planners and Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It was exciting to see these brands/disciplines brought together under the FranklinCovey (FC) banner in 1997. Since coming together, FC has added many new products, seminars and consulting offerings. Where I have long [...]

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While technology and media giants scramble… and gadget pundits debate… Apple and it’s latest gizmo, iPad, are busy spurring economic growth. Apple shares are up, iPads are selling like hotcakes and advertisers are breaking out their checkbooks. The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and The New York Times are among the publications using the introduction of [...]

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Alex Lindsay of Pixel Corps was the inspiration for the personal trainer iPad use case. Each week on MacBreak Weekly, a part of Leo Laporte’s TWiT Network, hosts share an interesting piece of software/tech as their “pick”. During the podcast/netcast episode MacBreak Weekly 186: Yep dated March 23rd, 2010, Alex recommended Tabata Pro Timer for [...]

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Holy multi-touch interface Batman, The Puzzler has struck again! Sometimes doing a family puzzle is more of pain-filled experience than a fun-filled one. Getting it out… BAM! Putting it away… POW! Losing the pieces… CRASH! Closet space taken up with cardboard boxes. Well, no more… this has got to stop! It was my bride-wonder who [...]

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I have a real fondness for the newspaper industry. As such, it has been hard to watch it’s relevance and viability slowly disintegrate. Certainly newsprint isn’t the only way to deliver news to a home. However, nothing quite replaces the cozy-and-content image of someone holding coffee in one hand while juggling the morning paper in [...]

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