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Lab Notes Blog
December 14, 2011
Although not without some limitations, the iPad version of Quickoffice Ė Quickoffice Pro HD ($19.99) Ė can quickly become indispensable for storing and sharing files in the cloud, as well as for creating, editing, and viewing word processing docs, spreadsheets and presentations geared to....
Read our full review on TabletPCReview.com.
December 13, 2011
What makes a product cool? Besides being practical or exotic or fun, the product exhibits a certain style, flair and panache. Here's a sampling of a dozen carefully selected add-ons that iPad owners might love to see under their Christmas trees or Hanukkah menorahs -- or anywhere, at any time of year....,
Read the full roundup on TabletPCReview.com.
December 12, 2011
Roundup of PDF Apps for the iPad
We tested a number of PDF (Acrobat) apps for the iPad.
Here are our findings and recommendations on TabletPCReview.com.
September 23, 2011
ArtRage for the iPad stems from a venerable heritage that stretches back to the early 1990s, when Fractal Design Painter (now known as Corel Painter) established a whole new category of software generally referred to as "natural media emulation." Essentially, natural media programs allow us to use our computer screen like a real-world painting canvas. Typically, these software apps include a whole arsenal .... Read the full review at TabletPC Review.
June 23, 2011
October 14, 2010
In ancient times, the elite read their sacred writings, histories, philosophical musings and more on materials such as clay tablets, papyrus leaves and vellum scrolls. Somewhere around the first century, the paper-and-ink book appeared, and the invention of the mechanical printing press in the 15th century brought the printed word to the masses. Now, for the first time in centuries, how we read is undergoing a revolutionary transformation..... Read the full roundup of 8 eReaders we reviewed for ComputerWorld.
June 26, 2010
Today the postman brought two books that I had ordered from the Book-of-the-Month Club: David Weberís newest Honor Carrington novel, "Mission of Honor," and Dominic Lievenís acclaimed "Russia Against Napoleon." As you can correctly infer, I have an avid interest in anything and everything to do with the Napoleonic Era. Among our 5,000-plus library (more…)
June 22, 2010
Back on June 3rd, I clicked the Buy button on Amazon.com and purchased a Kindle 2.
In an earlier blog, I predicted that prices on eReaders would fall rapidly and precipitously, as pressure from the iPad and next generation tablet competitors start eroding eReader market share. Only, I didnít quite realize (more…)
June 17, 2010
We finally bit the bullet last week, went to our friendly Apple store, and ordered an iPad.
Of course, they were completely sold out, so the Apple rep accessed my iTunes account, reserved the model that I wished, and promised (more…)