Apple

iPad apps – what's on my tablet

The iPad 2 launches in Australia and New Zealand this week (March 25th) and to foreshadow that I’ve written my latest Listener column on the power of the “app” and how our concept of software is changing thanks to this new format which has been hugely successful for Apple and also Google with its Android […]

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iPad accessory frenzy in Adelaide

I happened to be in Australia on Friday as the Apple iPad went on sale there, predictably attracting shoppers who queued through the night at the George St Apple store in Sydney. Adelaide, where I was, doesn’t have an official Apple store, but the iPads on offer were long gone by the time I got […]

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Apple, e-ink and that much-rumoured tablet

My tech discussion with Simon Morton and Rowan Quinn on Summer Report this morning centred on the increasingly convincing rumours circulating about the looming arrival of a tablet computing device created by Silicon Valley giant Apple. MacRumours, Wired and Tech Crunch are all reporting that Apple registered the islate.com web domain back in 2006 and […]

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IN THE VALLEY I ROAM

One of the highlights of my year was a visit in September to Silicon Valley, which was basically a drunked tour of Napa Valley with side trips to Apple, Google, Craigslist thrown in. It all culminated in the Pole Blacks Segwway Polo match against the S…

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THE NEWTON FACTOR

Philip Baker, who worked on Apple’s Newton PDA device back in the early 1990s has an interesting blog post about the iPhone. The hype surrounding the new device which will be released on June 29, is reminiscent of that which greeted the Newton, says Ba…

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