Category Archives: Gadgets

And after half a day with iOS 5

Friday and the delivery of my shiny new Apple iPhone 4S can’t come soon enough. Apple released the latest version of its mobile computing operating system – iOS 5 – which I proceeded to install on my aging iPhone 3GS.  It was a challenging update due to the heavy demand on Apple’s servers.  If you [...]

On the passing of Steve Jobs

And just like that, Steve Jobs was gone. (Note: I rarely cross post the same piece to multiple blogs.  But in a tribute to Steve Jobs, I’m going to do so with this post.  Steve liked to say that he worked where technology met the liberal arts. His work crossed a lot of boundaries.  In [...]

How I Ported Data from My Old Treo to My New iPhone 3GS

Yes, I have finally made the leap to an iPhone.  I picked up my new iPhone 3GS on Friday and have been lost in its brillance ever since. In so doing, I left my Palm Treo 755p behind. And I’m now off the Palm platform for the first time in a decade.  As you might [...]

2009 MacWorld Keynote – A wasted morning

As Phil Schiller told David Pogue, having a blockbuster keynote every January at MacWorld just isn’t something that Apple can keep up.  But that doesn’t mean that I didn’t follow what Engadget was live blogging on Tuesday morning hoping to hear about a revised MacMini and what’s in store for the iPhone.  But sadly, Apple [...]

2009 Gadget Daydreaming

If you’re like me and fond of the tech gadgets that fill your life, one of the treats of the new year is that it starts off with a bang.  Both MacWorld and the Consumer Electronics Show take place in the first full week of January. For me, it makes for a good time to [...]

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