The more I use it, the more conflicted I am about the iPad. It’s bright and renders images beautifully. I love the way designers are now taking this big screen into account when they produce apps like Pulse news reader and FryPaper. It’s really fun for showing photos to people. But—and there are so veryContinue reading “Tablets”
Following my post about using the iPad recently, I’ve spent some time using more of the content-focused apps. As I mentioned before, the iPad has turned out to be a great device for consuming, reading and just experiencing media. This has obvious benefits for video, and many of the examples I’ve seen have made useContinue reading “FryPaper: an interview with the man behind Stephen Fry’s iPad app”
Two weeks ago, I counted myself one among the hoards of silly sods who queued early in the morning for the chance to see, touch and indeed buy the much-hyped iPad. My justification for this lameness is that the next day, I was scheduled to fly out for a week-long conference and wanted to tryContinue reading “iPad-so far”
The iPad is something I’m more curious about than lustful for. I want to see how it works, how it feels to use and what difference it’ll make to the way I do things.
I’ll be interested to see how it does at conferences, for example. Whether the format of a tablet is a useful thing to have due to weight and room.
Also, I want to see how media is rendered and if it really does change anything about the way I interact with content.
So, not hugely badly, but I’ll be happy to try it out. I imagine it might grow on me though.