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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 …

8 Reasons Why I Sold my iPad and Bought a MacBook Air

8 Reasons Why I Sold my iPad and Bought a MacBook Air

I’ve had an iPad for over a month but, after spending over an hour in an Apple Store, I decided to replace it with a basic 11″ MacBook Air. I plan to sell the iPad on eBay as I’m not really satisfied with it.
I know you will ask why so I’ll tell you.
1.) It is no laptop. Every trip away from home, I wanted to do something and then realized, …

Apple iPod touch Review

Apple iPod touch Review

Last year, I commented that Apple’s  iPod touch “may” defy categorization.  Now that I’ve had a chance to spend time using the fourth generation touch, I feel comfortable changing the “may” to a most emphatic “does.”  This is clearly the best iPod yet.
The newest Apple iPod touch is not only an ultra-portable mobile Web browser, a game console, and an MP3 music player, but it is also an HD …

Apple iPad: The End of Tablets As We Know Them?

Apple iPad: The End of Tablets As We Know Them?

The launch of the Apple iPad today has many proclaiming this moment to be akin to the information revolution sparked by Gutenberg’s invention of mechanical movable type.  As an author of multiple books and articles, I agree that the advent of the iPad is significant, but not in the way most people are viewing it.
Look at an important (and related) parallel: the move from analog to digital photography. …