Posts Tagged ‘Apple’
Over the recent years Apple has had a number of record-breaking product releases. The iPod. The iPad. The iPhone. iOS 5. App Store…
It’s been a fairly busy month for me (and continues to be) with moving house, some major client deadlines and public speaking events. Time has been so hard to come by that in between sleeping and working, I’ve been working. It was going to take something pretty huge to get me to apply the brakes and it was to be the death of Steve Jobs.
It’s been very hard to avoid the attention of the Apple iPad. It’s a lovely device (don’t stop reading yet, this isn’t another fanboy piece!) that brings a plethora of portable practicality. Blackberry has just announced their ‘Playbook’ tablet device which they state is targeted towards ‘busy working people’. The irony of Blackberry still fails to shock me. Samsung have their Galaxy Tab, Amazon have their Kindle and the likes of Acer, Toshiba, HP and others are expected to follow suit with their handhelds soon. Increasing volumes of mobile surfing are fostering a thirst for such devices. Though smartphones offer us a lot of Internet usability, a demand for uncompromised, desktop-like web surfing on the move is there! A place where the smartphone fails to deliver. I’ll refer to it as the ‘mobtop’ platform.