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Digging Slice of Bread Goes to the Beach

2:00 PM, Jan. 9th, 2012 · David Winograd · In-Depth Review

In-Depth Review

Slice of Bread goes to the Beach is Glenn Melenhorst and Jelly second foray into interactive children’s literature. While being a thing of beauty and containing a wonderful narration, perhaps more attention could have been paid to the storytelling.

iOS 5: Adding Global Text Shortcuts

7:02 PM, Oct. 19th, 2011 · David Winograd · TMO Quick Tip

TMO Quick Tip

Shortcuts is a great new feature in iOS that allows users to enter longer words and phrases by tapping a shortcut. David Winograd shows you how to turn it on and how to set up your own shortcuts on your iPhone or iPad.

Dr. Seuss Continues to Delight Kids on iOS

10:05 AM, Oct. 18th, 2011 · David Winograd · In-Depth Review

In-Depth Review

Your collection of Dr. Seuss is no longer complete thanks to Charles D. Cohen, a dentist and probably the biggest Seuss fan on the planet. He uncovered seven early Seuss stories published in magazines between 1950 and 1951 and they found their way to Random House. They have now been published as a both a book and an Oceanhouse Media iOS app (US$8.99) in a collections entitled The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories.

$374? What In The World is Going On With Apple Stock?

5:22 PM, Oct. 3rd, 2011 · David Winograd · Analysis

AAPL Chart for September 20th, 2011AAPL with DJIA on bottom

What in the world is going on with Apple stock? With no good reason, on days the market is going up, AAPL goes down.  Although the market has been pretty awful over the last month, starting in late September, AAPL has taken heavier hits than most anyone else on bad days and not participated with the market in upswings.

Write On Teaches Little iPad Users Letter Recognition and Writing

12:30 PM, Sep. 2nd, 2011 · David Winograd · In-Depth Review

In-Depth Review

Write Now by Bacciz is a remarkaby useful iPad app that teaches children to connect sounds with letters and to how to write the letters and later words in both cursive (script) or block printing. It’s extremely well thought out and executed. In fact, leaving aside a minor quibble or two, it’s just about perfect and is a valuable supplement to Kindergarten. Any kids around five years old will have a great time hearing learning how to properly write.



The Amazing Resilience of Apple Stock

9:34 PM, Aug. 26th, 2011 · David Winograd · Analysis

AAPL Weekly Chart With the After-Hours Bottom Marked

“The sky is falling” said the Apple stock speculators late Wednesday afternoon just after Steve Jobs’s resignation announcement. In after hours trading, AAPL was seemingly in free-fall, crashing $US19.06 and losing $24 billion in market capitalization in minutes. “This was it,” thought APPL speculators looking to cash in on the inevitable carnage.  Here’s what really happened.