Here are my initial, general thoughts about the much-hyped iPad. Clearly the world doesn’t need another blog post about this, but it sets the stage for something coming next. As many have observed, iPad is most easily summarized as a larger iPod Touch, plus some of the mobile data capability of an iPhone. Although this [...]
iPhone: Wow It’s a phone. It’s a PDA. It’s an iPod. It’s a widescreen video iPod. It has zero physical buttons, rather the whole front is a multi-touch-screen. I’ll leave the rest of the raving to the many other sites doing a great job of that. The real innovation of this new device is the [...]
Keith Lea pointed out that he will never deploy with Java Web Start again. With Web Start in its current form, he’s be deploying with it long before I will use it again. “Never” is much too soon.. here is why, echoing and expanding on Keith’s experiences. Some of these things are not Web Start’s [...]
Mobile / Wireless applications must let the user get work done even with a network connection is not available. That and other consideration were covered in this talk to the St. Louis Wireless SIG meeting.