Category: Handhelds/iPhone/iPad/Palm

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Come See Me at Macworld/iWorld 2013

The Macworld/iWorld conference is next week, and in addition to roaming the conference I’ll be participating in a few events. ✭ On Thursday, January 31, I’m appearing at the Macworld Live Stage at 2:00 p.m. to participate in a photo/video panel with fellow Macworld contributors Derrick Story, Gary Adcock, Mark Spencer, and Gary Yost. ✭ ...

(iPad for Photogs) Seagate Wireless Plus

Over on my iPad for Photographers blog, I wrote up news about the Seagate Wireless Plus, a new portable wireless hard drive that includes the ability to transfer photos and movies from an iOS device to the drive: Seagate Wireless Plus Appears.

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I’m in the New York Times and Chicago Tribune

Apparently it’s Jeff-in-the-Media Day! Nick Bilton at the New York Times wrote a great overview article about using the iPad with photography: The iPad as a Hand-Held Darkroom. Jeff Carlson, author of the book “The iPad for Photographers,” sometimes bypasses the iPad camera connection kit in favor of an EyeFi SD card and an app ...

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iTunes 11 Thinks Different about iOS Devices

Apple released iTunes 11 today, which sports a revamped interface—and a slightly new way of interacting with iPads, iPhones, and iPod touches. Over at TidBITS, I detail what’s new and different: iTunes 11 Thinks Different about iOS Devices.

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“iPad Pocket Guide, 3rd Edition” now on Kindle

Just one week after I finished The iPad for Photographers, Apple announced the third-generation iPad and I embarked on a heads-down, super fast update of my iPad Pocket Guide. The paper version of that book is still being printed, but I noticed today that the Kindle ebook is now available from Amazon! It’s only $9.59, ...

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Great Review of ‘Take Control of Media on Your iPad’

My wonderful editor Tonya Engst sent along a clipping—yes, paper!—of a review of my book Take Control of Media on Your iPad, Second Edition that appeared in the August 2011 issue of Recording magazine. It’s a fun review by Mike Metlay, with several quotable gems: Take Control of Media on Your iPad (v2.0) is 158 ...

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My Review of iMovie for iOS 1.2 at Macworld

A stomach bug kept me from completing this a day earlier, but now my review of iMovie for iOS 1.2, the latest version that works on the iPad 2, iPhone 4, and fourth-generation iPod touch, is now online: Review: iMovie for iOS 1.2. I found some holes and limitations, but overall it’s a great, friendly ...

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My book, Meet the iPad 2, now at the iBookstore!

I’m ecstatic to announce that the first ebook about the iPad 2 on Apple’s iBookstore is my book, “Meet the iPad 2“! It contains 48 pages of essential iPad 2 information, and costs just $1.99. Follow this link to view more information, or, go to iBooks on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, tap the ...

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My Favorite Paragraph This Week

Software developer and teacher Fraser Speirs writing about transitioning his classroom of iMacs to iPads: “It’s the end of an era, but the beginning of a new one. A new era in which computers serve the needs of children and teachers. An era in which computers are not special artifacts sequestered in a purpose-built chamber ...

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Top 10 iOS Apps for Designers

My friends at HOW Magazine asked me to write up my picks for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps for designers, which is now posted at HOWdesign: “Top 10 iOS Apps for Designers“. The list includes essentials such as OmniGraffle for iPad and ColorExpert, as well as utilities such as GoodReader and 1Password Pro. You’ll ...