Posts Tagged: apple

Think Different, Think Simplicity

Last Christmas after all the festivities and the big dinner –I settled down with my iPad and purchased Steve Job’s Biography. I was thinking how cool is it to buy and enjoy something on Christmas –without having to leave the house. Besides the only store opened on Christmas is the 7-11 and I didn’t needRead… Read more »

A look at the “New iPad”

“Resolutionary?” C’mon MAN! Let’s get started, I’m not in love w/ the new naming system for the iPad. “New” should never be in any products name, let alone a real piece of technology (will the next one be New New? or New and Improved iPad?). Ridiculous. That said, Apple has certainly upped their internal standardsRead… Read more »

E-books’ popularity rising, some students not following trend

E-books’ popularity rising, UR students not following trend By MATTHEW VOLKOV · Published on February 02, 2012 8:52 AM · News Drue Sokol, Photo Editor On Jan. 19, Apple, Inc. released a new version of its iBooks digital bookstore, the latest in a recent surge of new technologies. The increasing popularity of digital reading,Read… Read more »

E-Text Books – Pros & Cons

E-Text Books – Pros & Cons by Robert Hahn As you are probably well aware tablets are everywhere these days. In fact a recent survey from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Live Project recently found that the percentage of adults who own a tablet PC or e-reader nearly doubled during the holiday season.Read… Read more »

Apple joins e-textbook party with iBooks, iBooks Author apps

Apple joins e-textbook party with iBooks, iBooks Author apps By Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY Apple is bringing its brand-name power to the fledgling market for electronic textbooks. New York by Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president for worldwide marketing. Apple also announced iBooks Author, a free software application for Macintosh computers with customRead… Read more »

Like Steve Jobs, Government can “Think Different”

The following is the original version of a shorter post originally published on GPO’s Government BookTalk blog on October 11, 2011. On October 5, 2011, we lost one of America’s great geniuses of innovation, Apple’s founder and CEO, Steve Jobs. From the beginning, Steve Jobs seemed to “Think Different” than everyone else, which made Apple’sRead… Read more »