I don’t know how Federico does it. Editing a post in WordPress in Safari felt like a Fischer Price experience. Select out of the text area and selection breaks. Cannot shift-select a large selection. Cannot drag a selection and have the text box scroll. I know it’s a website, but still, these are all easy… Continue reading Editing text on the iPad is horrendous
These are the cool, geeky things I just dig. Check out this guy who uses a prism to display images generated on an iPad.
Fairly amazing video of a portrait being painted on an iPad in 3 hours.
Yep! You heard it! According to what I’ve seen, applications will be suspended by default. Apps will need to be written to run in the background using new APIs. This is what I predicted; To allow any poorly written app to multitask would be a CPU, memory and battery nightmare. Developers who put the work… Continue reading Apple adds multitasking to iPhone OS 4.0
It’s just a bigger iPhone, right? Hardly. The iPad is a very interesting device. Upon picking it up, I was surprised at how light and sturdy it was. For having that much glass and battery capacity, it sure feels nice in the hand. Let me talk about the issues we ran into first. Google Maps… Continue reading iPad First Impressions
If you use Safari1, you can easily tell gmail that you are on an iPad and see the new gmail user interface for iPad. In Safari Preferences, navigate to the Advanced tab and check “Show Develop menu in the menu bar” Load gmail.com in a new tab or window. In the Develop menu, navigate to… Continue reading Try out the new iPad gmail UI in Safari
I’m a developer. I have one fun app in the app store, iMoo. I’ll have more. I am also someone who needs to feed my family and pay the mortgage. Read day to day problems. When one decides to take a risk and develop software, the normal model, say for a Mac or Windows application,… Continue reading Apple needs to fix the app approval process, once and for all
Here is an example of what can be done with HTML 5. A very pretty video player that will be free soon. Sublime Video Now, to replace Flash animations…….
Lee Brimelow, a flash evangelist for Adobe, made this site mocking Apple for not having Flash on the iPhone/iPad. He had some porn in there I guess, and removed it. In the end he mocks “Millions of websites use Flash. Get used to blue legos” Apparently this fellow Lee hasn’t realized that some of us… Continue reading Adobe fights back
The iPad is here. In this edition, it is a large iPod with a 3G data connection option. The iPad can run older iPhone applications. It can run one application at a time, which is a disappointment to some. The iPad did ship with a publishing system, the standard ePub ebook format and an application… Continue reading iPad