Are We Easily Distracted Or Just Lazy?

Easily Distracted?

Leo Laporte, while talking about iPads and productivity on TWiT 270, said something which really resonated with me and which I have been saying for a very long time: I increasingly feel like technology is more about distraction than actually productivity, or creation or innovation. It's all just a bunch of shiny crap. As I've said to Steven on… Continue reading Are We Easily Distracted Or Just Lazy?

Should You Be (Or Are You) Allowed Do What You Want With Your Hardware?

Are EULA's too restrictive? Do companies like Apple and Sony overstep their boundaries and the law when the "shrink wrapped" licenses the force you to agree to when you purchase a piece of hardware? Should they have any right or jurisdiction at all to tell you what you can and can't do with something that… Continue reading Should You Be (Or Are You) Allowed Do What You Want With Your Hardware?

What People Don’t Get About The iPad

iPad - Service Not A Computer

Let me preface this post by saying that I will not be buying an iPad (not in the foreseeable future anyway). I own an iPod Touch and that is the end of my Apple affiliation. I've been reading all the complaints about the iPad: No flash, no multitasking, it's just a big iPod Touch, it's… Continue reading What People Don’t Get About The iPad