Category Archives: iPad

Apple in June 2013

Well that was a long wait for announcements. Despite the “analysts” calling for Tim Cook’s head I think Ben Thompson is right. There are some exciting things in IOS7 and Mavericks so far. There are also some puzzling gaps that need to be filled before the operating systems are released. What I am still looking…

Contrast the Old World to the New World of Computing

The iPad announcement has got people thinking about the future of computing and its implications. There is a lot of disagreement but it has got to be healthy that people are considering new possibilities. This debate is at a whole new level than the product management perspective of left brain product specs vs. right brain…

iPad Prediction Results

Well, we now have a lot more information about the iPad. So how well did the predictions hold up? I used Unweary’s prediction template as a measure. As a comparison, John Gruber (Daring Fireball), used this template and by my count was right on 22 of 32 questions he predicted for an accuracy of 69%….

What makes a Successful Tablet?

Daring Fireball has a thought provoking retrospective on the Newton regarding how the new Apple tablet will differ from its tablet predecessors. This will eventually make a classic marketing and product management case study once the dust settles and we see how successful or not the new product(s) become. Newton Messagepad tablet Newton with keyboard…

MacBook Touch

Two more weeks until the expected announcement on the Apple tablet computer with who knows what name. Funny that competitors are trying to preempt Apple by classifying their new computers as slates. Not the most appealing name to me but it will be interesting to see what name is used and if the product can…

Apple iSlate Updates

A few updates are in regarding the growing consensus that Apple will call their new tablet iSlate. Gizmodo has a consolidation of the rumours which say the iSlate will be announced January 26 but not shipped until later in the year (anywhere from March to June is speculated). Daring Fireball steps in with speculation on…

Apple Tablet Updates

Apple tablet rumours are heating up and getting more specific. The latest prediction is that the announcement is scheduled for January 26 2010. Apple tablet to be announced January 26? The interesting thing about this article is that it takes it as a given that the mobile version of OSX will be used and existing…

Really Good Vapourware

I think you will enjoy this 7 Apple principles article from a blog (The eBook Test) that covers iTablet rumours and commentary. You also might like this concept video. Kind of reminds a person of Apple’s much older Network Navigator concept video doesn’t it? There is also this fake video of what some people think…