Category Archives: Mac Tech

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Mac Finance Software

Do you like to manage your finances by using a program to create budgets, account ledgers, track progress and prepare reports? If so you may have got started with Intuit Quicken (Mac or Windows) or Microsoft Money (Windows). Personally I started with Quicken on Windows and moved to Quicken 2007 on the Mac when I…

Lots to like in Mac OSX Lion

Lots to like in the upcoming summer release of Mac OSX Lion. Ars Technica provides their usual thorough overview. Here are the features that interest me the most: Versions with autosaving and resume Alignment with IOS application updates especially full screen views Mission Control to organize windows Airdrop file sharing and the filevault security update…

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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%….

All you really need to know about the Tablet

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MacSparky’s Tablet Musings

MacSparky has some musings on the upcoming tablet based on his previous experience with a Windows tablet that ultimately wasn’t successful because of the following hardware factors: heavy, large, slow to boot, ran extremely hot on my lap, and the battery life was dreadful. Many inventions have a history of precedents that didn’t work until…

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…