iPad App Reviews, Opinion »

[1 Mar 2010 | 3 Comments | 7,185 views]

John Battelle (of the “database of intentions” fame ) recently wrote a post with an interesting title – I Don’t Like The iPad Because… - he made some important points.  We thought it would be a good idea to try and respond to that post.
1. “it’s driven by the same old media love affair with distribution lock in.” – Well, let us look at it this way: Forget the lock-in, today, given what Amazon has done with the Kindle, publishers dont have the freedom to price their own eBooks (Read: Why Apple …

iPad for Business »

[1 Mar 2010 | One Comment | 1,118 views]

Meet the one group of users who wouldnt complain about the lack of multitasking on the iPad: Lawyers.
The limitations of the iPad, iPhone and similar platforms force software designers to make choices that developers for a desktop platform aren’t faced with (or at least not as regularly). The feature set in a device like the iPad or the iPhone must necessarily be limited by screen size, processing power, available buttons and the like. Indeed, many modern and successful SaaS products are built on the theory of this kind of simplicity. …