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Apple Announces Third Generation iPad

Apple Announces Third Generation iPad

A comprehensive review of the new iPad may be found online here.
Apple unveiled a new iPad tablet with a sharper display and support for 4G mobile data networks.  Prices start at $499 and the new tablet will be available to buyers starting on March 16.
Unlike the iPad 2, which gained the “2” to distinguish it from its predecessor, the new iPad is not the iPad 3.
The new third-generation iPad has …

GlobeRunner: Dick Kreidel, Entrepreneur, Pilot, and Manufacturing Executive

GlobeRunner: Dick Kreidel, Entrepreneur, Pilot, and Manufacturing Executive

It isn’t every frequent flyer who can say that he built his own plane. But Dick Kreidel can.
“In 1983 I built a LongEZ experimental aircraft that I keep in Southern California, and that I continue to fly,” says Kreidel, adding, “I also own an Aviat A1-C Husky that remains at my home in Montana for flying into remote backcountry areas in Montana and Idaho.”
It’s not surprising then, that Kreidel’s career …

Apple TV Review and Report

Apple TV Review and Report

There’s a lot to like about the second-generation Apple TV.  It’s incredibly small, it has a superb user interface, it streams music and video from computers on the same network (with iTunes running), and it costs only $99.
Although I knew the Apple TV would be small, it wasn’t until I had unpacked it and placed it next to the original Apple TV box that I realized just how tiny it …

Apple iPad 2 Review

Apple iPad 2 Review

Just a little over one year ago, Apple reenergized the moribund tablet computer market with the introduction of the original iPad. Easy to use, with a 9.7” Multi-Touch display that has already changed how we interact with applications, the iPad was an instant hit.
All of a sudden, people were browsing the Web, sending and receiving e-mail, viewing photos, watching movies and videos, playing games, reading eBooks, checking the weather, planning …

Spring Ahead! Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday in U.S.

Spring Ahead! Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday in U.S.

Set Clocks, Reset Your iPhone Alarm, and Double Check Your Appointments
This coming Sunday morning, while most people are asleep, the United States and parts of Canada will switch to Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m. local time.
This should all go smoothly unless you happen to own an iPhone. Last year, a glitch in the iPhone’s operating system caused recurring weekday alarms not to ring on time on the Monday morning …

High-Tech Holiday Gift Guide

High-Tech Holiday Gift Guide

Shopping for the holiday season is now in full swing and business travelers across the globe are contemplating the purchase of high-tech gifts both for themselves as well as for others.
What do you buy the business traveler who has everything?  The Executive Road Warrior editorial staff  tested dozens of interesting potential gifts in varying price ranges in order to bring you our top picks.
Here are eight items that the road …

Apple iPod Nano Review

Apple iPod Nano Review

How small can a touchscreen MP3 player get?  True to its name, the latest Apple iPod Nano is also Apple’s smallest to date, measuring a mere 1.5” square and 0.35” thick.  Available in seven colors (blue, gray, green, orange, pink, red, and silver), it comes with a clip (similar to the iPod Shuffle) and is available in 8 GB and 16 GB versions.
Apple should be applauded for designing such an …