Over a year ago I published an article about the Gateway C140XL Tablet PC, and how it was almost the perfect laptop / tablet for me. It was also the last Microsoft Windows-based PC that I used personally, having since switched to using an Apple MacBook Pro and an iPad to go along with my iPhone. I made a complete switch to OS X and iOS and only used Windows for work and work-related documents. Nevertheless, I kept looking for the perfect tablet, be it Windows, OS X, Linux, or Android.
June 21st, 2012Comments Off on The “Perfect Tablet” – Samsung Series 7 Slate, Hardware, Mobile Devices, Products, Review, Technology, by JCBaker.
February 28th, 2012Comments Off on Seagate GoFlex Satellite + Hack Seagate Satellite, Hardware, iPhone / iPad, Mobile Devices, Products, Review, Software, Technology, by JCBaker.
For years I have been looking for portable, battery-powered external hard drive. I do a lot of consulting and always keep backups of my work, so I keep a portable external hard drive with me. I also have an extensive music library that I want to have readily available to access from my laptop and portable devices, but I hate constantly moving music files to my “iDevices” just to keep the selection fresh, and all too often, I’ll want to hear some songs in my collection that I didn’t think to move. Wait, I could do all of that on iCloud (or any other cloud service), right? Sure, if I want to wait for files to upload / download, and I want to pay for all the bandwidth to move the data – I’m usually on the road or at a client site when I want to move data and I don’t jailbreak my devices anymore – it’s just too much of a hassle for limited benefit and extra instability.
October 11th, 2011Comments Off on Apple Developer Support – WTF?, iPhone / iPad, Mobile Devices, Technology, by JCBaker.
OK, I know that some people expect Apple to go to pot with the loss of their main visionary, Steve Jobs, but SO SOON? I recently submitted an app to the App Store and requested promo codes to enable me to give free copies to reviewers. Every time I tried, I would get an error message telling me to email support, so I did: