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07
MAY
2010

Linux on the iPhone: Android on iPhone 3G

If you own an iPhone 3G, you are tech savy and want to test run Google Android here is your chance! Source: Linux on the iPhone: Android on iPhone 3G.
06
MAY
2010

Apple wants to embed cardiac sensors into an iPhone case to identify you

Here is an interesting new patent from Apple.  It is about biometric authentication using your heart beat to identify you.  This is probably the best biometric identification scheme I have seen yet.  Forget about loosing a finger, an eye or another body part for identification...
06
MAY
2010

Clamcase, a step back for the iPad?

Clamcase is selling a nice looking but questionable case for the iPad. The idea is to put the iPad in a hinged case that contain a bluetooth keyboard to use for typing instead of the on-screen keyboard.  This essentially turn the iPad in some sort of disfunctional netbook (try to...
29
APR
2010

My 1st thoughts as an early Canadian iPad user

Image by  Jesus Belzunce via Flickr Here we go, I am now an happy early Canadian iPad user!  I will summarize my 1st toughts about this great little device. 1st, the unit is actually smaller than I thought.  Not sure if it is because I have big hands but looking at pictures on...
28
APR
2010

Just received my new iPad

Image via CrunchBase I am posting this using my new iPad I just received tonight. It appear to be working pretty well and typing on it is actually pretty good. I can type almost as fast as using a real keyboard. Not bad at all for a few minutes of usage. I am looking forward to...
24
APR
2010

iPad Camera Connection Kit Notes and Demo Video – Mac Rumors

Apple’s Camera Connection Kit for the iPad is shipping and customers who have received the adapters are reporting that: – USB headphone/headset will work on the iPad through the connection kit. Skype phone call was tested and “the quality was just terrific” – Tidbits – USB...
20
APR
2010

HP Slate PC – iPad Fear Not

conecti.ca has a hands-on preview of the HP Slate. The verdict: It is far behind the iPad with regard to “Gadget quality” but is a good netbook alternative. Here is the Google translation of the article: Each develops a gadget that Apple does not spare those who come after...
05
APR
2010

iPhone OS 4.0… something to do with…

Here is something I noticed about the iPhone OS 4 preview scheduled for April 8th 2010… Look at the 4 in the picture… it is in 3D.  I think Apple is possibly hinting at the fact that the next version of the iPhone OS will be centered around the 3rd dimension… something that was...
05
APR
2010

iPad, iPhone OS 4, HP Slate, Microsoft Announcement

There is a lot of interesting things going on out there.  1st, the iPad just got released in the wild… the next thing you know Microsoft is preparing some announcement on April 12 2010… something about sharing… I wonder what this might be… Maybe something to fight the iPad? Then...
01
APR
2010

My justification to buy an iPad

OK, now that the reviews are out and that the consensus is that the iPad is pretty much meeting/exceeding expectation my brain just kicked into justification mode. Here is my thought process on why I should buy the darn thing (or not) for me and my familly. 1. I would like to be...