Category Archives: Apple

Video: Embarrassing Apple Some More

Because it’s fun. But sad. Since the earliest iPhone that could download a Google Books PDF, I’ve been doing these damned tests, waiting for the day when an iProduct would be powerful enough to display them without making me want … Continue reading

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Video: iPad Pro Extreme PDF Test

The video after the break is less than four minutes. I used the same methodology as in the other post: My methodology was to download each (they display in Safari first), hit “Open in iBooks” in Safari, wait for iBooks … Continue reading

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Video: PDF Fun With iPad Mini 4 Splitscreen

I don’t know about anyone else, but I get a real kick out of seeing magazine stuff over one hundred years old on a tablet!

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The iPad Pro Mini Will Be Killer!

I remembered something. This: It’s the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, which I fondled back in 2011(!). It seemed handier than the contemporaneous iPad, and the dimensions reflect that: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9: 9.09″ x 6.21″ x 0.34″ iPad 2: 9.50″ … Continue reading

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Video: iPad Mini 4 Extreme PDF Test (Plus Tablet Thoughts)

I had to know. I couldn’t ask anyone else to do it. And I needed to see it all for myself.

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iPad Mini 4 AnTuTu Score

I’ve watched three recent YouTube videos. Two have it in the 80,000-range, one has it in the 60,000-range. I’ll believe the eighty. This is not a tablet too weak to handle Google Books PDFs. So the iBooks crashes are inexplicable … Continue reading

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128GB iPad Mini 4 Is Now US$399

Same-day update after the break. Apple is left with one iPad Mini now. The 4 with 128GBs of internal storage. Still with its aging A8 CPU. It was just back on November 21, 2016 that I wondered if the holiday … Continue reading

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Tim Cook’s Augmented Reality Nightmare

Twitter: Cook: “Wait! No! That’s not what I meant!”

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Making A Point Simply

Weekend reading: Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success Highly recommended. Many tales of Steve Jobs and Apple that are instructive. One I want to point out.

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Microsoft Builds The iMac Apple Never Did

Screensnaps from a borrowed Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 because my Win 7 notebook kept getting the video stalled. Oh, irony! Dahyummmmm.

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