The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy



July 4th, 2010

Apple’s Midsummer Nightmare

The release of Apple’s iPhone 4G has become a midsummer blockbuster. No vampires — just out of control electronics, deceitful software, and scary artificial limbs. It started as a winner… But a problem fixed became a problem created… And of course the lawsuits start flying left and right. Suddenly Steve Jobs generates one of his infamous…

January 27th, 2010

New iPad is a Large iPhone

…except that you can’t use it as a phone (not out of the box, at any rate). And it’s not really a computer, because it runs on the iPhone OS. So yes, as Steve Jobs pointed out, there are currently 140,000 applications for that OS, but most of them are better described as “applets” rather…