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There are times when the iPad or iPhone user needs a stylus. And because stylus technology has come a long way in terms of the design, craftsmanship and the nib material, they're even more fun to use. The LYNKtec TruGlide Pro, with a 5 mm microfiber tip, is the best pure stylus John Martellaro has ever used. Here's his review.
Often, it's good to be reminded of things that get lost in the Internet storms. This week, we were reminded by some calm, cool heads about things we have forgotten to appreciate about Apple. John Martellaro recaps.
When Apple's developer event, the World Wide Developer Conference, sells out in less than three minutes, something is broken. Developers that TMO contacted weren't happy with the process and strongly urged Apple to make changes, both to the sign up process and to the event. Here's a vivid and articulate collection of developer responses that's full of insight and provides serious food for thought.
What if you could just swipe sideways to switch between apps on your iPad? Well, you can! John Martellaro shows you how to perform this most innocent of finger gestures.
Most every publication has expressed dismay over Apple's new product drought. A lack of innovation is often cited. In fact, something very big may be coming, and that takes time to prepare. John Martellaro explains.
During Apple's Q2 2013 earnings report, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that despite a slight decline in Mac sales, the company is still very committed to innovation and investment in the Macintosh. There is no change in the Mac strategy.
There will be much ado about Apple earnings report on April 23. In order to better understand Apple's results, John Martellaro analyzes Apple's new approach to reporting its revenue guidance for the future quarter. The analysis involves computer models and, gotta love it, Ferraris.
This week's news events remind us that there is a conflict between the need for organizations to attract people's attention and the work necessary to be authoritative. In the technology world, especially with Apple, that work means understanding and explaining how opposing forces interact.
One would think that with more than 300,000 native iPad apps out there, everything that could be thought of has been thought of. Not quite. Status Board from Panic, Inc. creates a customizable display and platform in the form of a status board that's amazingly easy easy to use and will likely have all kinds of unanticipated uses. For now, out of the box, it's simple, fun, highly customizable and informative.