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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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While reading iPad: Screenwriter’s best friend? by CNET editor Scott Stein, I had one of those why-didn’t-I-think-of-that moments. Scott recognizes the iPad as a logical augmentation of the writing process. He states, “… though I love using a laptop to write, I absolutely hate using a laptop to read. Hundreds of old stories and drafts [...]

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Nothing embodies new media quite like podcasts, they are neither tied to time nor device. And just as blogs have given way to millions of citizen journalists, podcasts have ushered in the era of personal/proletariat broadcasting. Podcasts deserve a catcher/cohort just as footloose and fancy free… they deserve to be seen and heard on the [...]

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In just a few moments of researching the teleprompter use case, I discovered a product has already been announced. Bodelin Technologies is shipping ProPrompter HD-i (Made for iPad) on April 12, 2010 to coincide with the opening of the NAB Show 2010 (see NAB and NAB Show below). ProPrompter is the teleprompter technology of choice [...]

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Our next use case illustrating iPad as a game-changing device is drawn from the website NorthTemple and from the personal experience of one of their regular contributors Rob Foster. In his post On iPads, Grandmas and Game-changing, Rob relates 3 conversations he had the week following Apple’s iPad announcement, “I had a curious set of [...]

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“While the rumor mill was churning with all kinds of crazy possibilities for the Apple tablet, I mostly rolled my eyes, because I felt strongly that all Apple needed to do to revolutionize computing was simply to make an iPhone with a large screen. Anyone who feels underwhelmed by that doesn’t understand how much of [...]

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