Posts tagged: iPad

iPads vs. Kindles

My systems administrator really likes Mac products and software, and when the iPad was announced he was exceptionally excited to try one out.  It seemed like something that could replace his school-provided Macbook, so we struck a deal that he could be an early adopter. He took the iPad home and immediately started using it […]

Saturday February 4th, 2012 in , , , , , | Comments Off on iPads vs. Kindles

Quick iPad Impressions

I’ve been a bit limited in the ways I can use the iPad this week, because when I buy Internet access from the hotel I can only put it on one device.  Thus, I need to have the Internet on my laptop, and I don’t get the full experience of the iPad. However, I did […]

Wednesday April 21st, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on Quick iPad Impressions

Stranded in New York

I had a good flight to New York last week on Wednesday, and then I and some colleagues visited seven independent school libraries to learn about both their design and programs, and the future of school libraries in general. One thing that came up several times is that research is becoming more collaborative, and less […]

Sunday April 18th, 2010 in , , , , | 1 Comment »

Some Brief iPad Comments

A very simple comment: the iPad is a step forward to larger computers becoming more like mobile phones. Many people will like that, given that there is nostalgia for land-line phones because of their simplicity and durability. (The black rotary in my parents home has been working about as long as I’ve been alive.) If […]

Monday February 1st, 2010 in , , , | 2 Comments »
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