BlackBerry’s Playbook iPad competitor

They’ve finally announced the BlackBerry PlayBook… I am intrigued… do they genuinely believe they’ve got a killer product on their hands, or are they just putting it out there and hoping to buy themselves time. A few major things jump out which...

If you want to take your 3G iPad abroad…

Someone has started a Wiki with details of how you can get pre-paid Data SIMs for different countries, which pretty useful if you want to travel with your 3G iPad. It still feels a little tricky as a process, but I would think in a year or so you’ll be able to...

Why you can’t roam with your iPad

I travel a lot, so roaming is an important thing for me. I’ve been waiting for Orange to publish roaming prices but it appears they might not ever. From this article in The Times: Operators are legally required to send their customers a text message when they...

iPad used during Surgery

From Crunchgear, here’s an example of an iPad being used in Surgery in Japan. This one of the exciting aspects of the iPad – whilst it is aimed at being a personal device to kind of bring The Internet and other Media to the sofa, that also means it can...

Good article on the iPad in homes

I find myself agreeing a lot with this poster’s view on how the iPad fits into the home. So I’ve changed my mind about the iPad and tablet computers. In my initial review, I focused on capabilities. And tablets are stuck between the power and utility of...