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Views & ReViews on Digital Gadgets For Us Baby Boomers!

MacBook Air floats in!

ThinnovationMac Air  It’s 10:48 AM on the left coast and Steve Jobs just concluded his MacWorld keynote. The highlight (if it really IS a highlight) is the MacBook Air. This ultra thin, three-pounder packs some sweet features into the thinnest frame on the planet (including a 13.3” screen and full-size keyboard).

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January 15, 2008 Posted by | Education-related, Mac, Technology | | Leave a comment

MacWorld: Here you come!

It wasn’t all that long ago (sometime last year) that I speculated that the Mac OS Leopard had a strangely iPhone-ish quality to it and stated that I wouldn’t be surprised to see an iMac with an iPhone interface. http://www.richardokeeffe.com/16.html  Well, the current issue of NewsWeek hints at a similar possibility called a Mac Tablet. http://www.newsweek.com/id/91956/page/2  If this is true, I WILL be among the first in line to purchase!

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January 14, 2008 Posted by | iPhone, Leopard, Mac, Technology | 1 Comment

(my) iPhone revisited:

Apologies for being away so long: I needed the rest! I trust you are each planning to make the most of 2008. I know I certainly am – my wife told me so and she read all about it at some astrology site. I am born under the sign of Capricorn and this is reportedly a once-in-a-lifetime year. XLNT!!

Now, about my iPhone: I’ve had it for nearly three months and have used (successfully) most of the buttons: Phone, Camera (and Photos), Calendar, Stocks, Weather, Settings, Mail, and the iPod. Continue reading

January 2, 2008 Posted by | gadgets, iPhone, Technology | 1 Comment