Posted by hendrik in Apple, Performance, Reviews
on Jul 26th, 2011
After my huge portion of humble pie which I ate after the initial Apple iPad launch I purchased an Apple iPad 2. Talk about irony and more ironic twists; it seems that my initial reservations over Apple iPad were totally unfounded.
I consume a lot of online media (magazines, RSS feeds and blog posts) and took the decision to buy an iPad 2 to be able to be mobile. The decision also ensured that I bought the Wifi (no 3G) version to keep my data costs down. I believe to a degree that uncapped ADSL played a small role in my purchase decision.
I acquired an Xtrememac cover for my iPad as well as a Cygnett...
Posted by hendrik in Apple, Performance, Technology
on Jun 1st, 2011
So you purchased an Apple iPad 2 recently and now you begin to wonder what next in terms of accessories?
In my opinion it all starts with a screen protector. Yes, the display is mind blowing but it is the biggest asset that iPad users are dependent on, on a daily basis. So protect it from scratches.
Secondly, consider getting a keyboard. If you type emails on a regular basis (we all do) then a keyboard will make your life a lot easier. I think Zagg has a very good concept that doubles as a case as well. Consider also getting an additional Apple plug and cable set to be able to charge your iPad 2 at...
Posted by hendrik in Performance, Technology
on Feb 24th, 2011
I deserve a large serving of humble pie. When the first Apple iPad was released a year ago, I painted a bleak picture. The device was in my opinion doomed and going to be a disaster. Why on earth did I doubt Apple? Simple, I don’t drink their Koolaid. I failed as most gadget maniacs to recognise the impact that the iPad would have. Apple made an entire new class of devices. Being first in the market, they are in a strong position to dominate the tablet environment for a long time.
I am not going to be drawn into speculating what the new device will feature. The next 5 days will contain hype from...