Favorite iPhone/iPad Apps

It surprises people that, as a well-assimilated Apple fanboy, I didn't buy the first generation iPhone. I was in the store on launch day, I had one in my hand, my credit card was burning a hole in my pocket... and I left without one. I used my Treo for nearly another year until the 2nd generation iPhone (confusingly named 3G) was released. I wasn't … [Read more...]

World’s worst astrophotography

World's worst astrophotography: Jupiter and all 4 moons, via iPhone 4 and a 16" Meade telescope! via twittelator … [Read more...]


For the people wondering why I didn't make a particular event this week... here's a (blurred) view of my calendar. I'm paddling as fast as I can... … [Read more...]

Apple iTunes 10 icon?

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This is nice.

This is nice. via twittelator … [Read more...]

Early Upgrade?

via twittelator … [Read more...]

Playing with iPhone HDR

Surprised the iPhone 3GS camera can do so well. (With an assist from Pro HDR.) Be sure to click through to third pic; that's the HDR one. See the full gallery on Posterous … [Read more...]

Bizarre Mac Wi-Fi Problem

I'm the first one to admit that Apple devices aren't perfect. On balance, however, I find that they fit my needs better than competing products. Your mileage may vary. But, usually, They Just Work™. However, I've encountered a bizarre problem with one of my MacBook Pros. (Oddly enough, with the office unit, which I keep pretty pristine. I run … [Read more...]

Gathering of the Apple Tribe

Waiting for iPads via twittelator … [Read more...]

Thoughts on the iPad

When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad yesterday, my first thoughts were "Ooooh! Shiny! I want one!" Then I read the orgy of criticism that washed over the blogosphere last night about all the device's perceived failings and, on mature and considered reflection... I still want one. (Maybe two, so I don't have to fight with my wife over it.) … [Read more...]