The ghost of Steve Jobs

I recently watched the video of Apple’s announcement of the new iPad. It was, like all Apple product announcements, a familiar affair. It started with statistics, it teased features, it detailed specs, and demonstrated new programs designed to take full…

Why don’t Mac Mini’s have MagSafe power connectors?

Being a close follower of Apple and their design decisions, I'd say a primary reason the Mac Mini doesn't have that connection is simple: it's not a portable computer, and it doesn't have a battery. The idea behind the MagSafe…

Now available on iBooks: Captured Moments, a book of my photography

Captured Moments is an interactive book of my photography. It is available exclusively from the Apple iBooks store and is available for the low low cost of FREE. Please check it out, I hope you like it

Why can’t you sell an iBooks Author edited book by other means than Apple?

Apple created the iBookstore and the new iBook Author tool. As creator of said platform/application, they can put stuff in their EULA that says "you must never use this tool without wearing pants" if they want. It's their IP, they…

What is Apple’s strategic motive with iCloud?

Users are creatures of habit who don't like change. Resistance (to change) is something I've written and researched extensively with users – people don't like to change even if it's good for them, because they are comfortable with how things…

What features will likely be in the iPad 3?

Some reasonable guesses: Better Display (not quite “Retina” but close) Faster processor (A6?) More RAM Siri Integration Better camera Some “Out there” (and semi-informed) guesses: Thunderbolt connectivity for faster transfer AND charging (goodbye, iPod connector) NFC Wider home button that…