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iPhone OS 3.0: Was It Worth The Wait?

10:15 AM, Jun. 23rd, 2009 · · Just a Thought


Back when His Steveness announced the feature ladened iPhone OS 3.0 the salivary glands of the iPhone Faithful kicked into overdrive and vendors of other smart and not-so-smartphones started wringing hands again.

iPhone OS 3.0: A Story of Patience

8:45 AM, Jun. 17th, 2009 · · Just a Thought


Today, I feel like a kid on Christmas Eve up to his eyeballs in a flood of anticipation for what Santa will bring, except in this case it's early Summer, I'm a hell of a lot older, and "Santa" hails from Cupertino, not the North Pole. I'm waiting, of course, for iPhone OS 3.0.

Bluetooth Could Be Big At WWDC

10:20 AM, Jun. 5th, 2009 · · Just a Thought


Apple's much hyped  World Wide Developer Conference kicks off on June 8, and the list of wishes and dreams for new product announcements seems to grow every day. Vern, however, has a very short wish list for Apple at WWDC: better Bluetooth.

A Storage Story

10:10 AM, Jan. 23rd, 2009 · · Just a Thought


I wish I had extra storage, but I need to be careful what I wish for.

First Time: Two Sides To Macworld

9:40 PM, Jan. 9th, 2009 · · Just a Thought


I've discovered that there are two sides to Macworld conferences, one were hordes of people crowd around vendor booths, the other side of Macworld comes to life when the showroom darkens and the stage mikes have gone silent.

First Time Macworld Impression

4:24 PM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Just a Thought


This is my first, and possibly my last Macworld. It's my first, though for many years I've made attempts, most were feeble, to attend. Still I'm here and I have to say that I'm glad I came.  Why? I'll explain (as you knew I would).

Cracked Carol: Macworld Lament

9:00 AM, Dec. 24th, 2008 · · Just a Thought


Vern Seward offers up his thoughts on the upcoming and controversial Macworld, and brings us this years Cracked Carol.