Daily Archives: March 1, 2010

iPad Links: Monday, March 1, 2010

Stuff directly or indirectly for or about the iPad, in no real order. These posts will likely be discontinued once an iPad is in hand.

Books Outnumber Games in the App Store
Is Apple Playing Device Leapfrog?
RFS 6: iPad Applications

Very Short But Amazing Speech by Coca Cola CEO Bryan Dyson
Picnik Acquired by Google
Rare NES title takes $43,000 at auction
Most Expensive Nintendo NES Games
Kevin Costner is Full of Sh*t
Is H.264 a legal minefield for video pros?
Announcing CHAIN, a new forum to further the transformation of research in the Humanities through digital technologies.
Mathematical Functions in our Environment
Number Gossip

iPhone:
Mailroom: Gmail on the iPhone for Busy People, built by Busy People
iPhone’s Missing Feed Reader
Effects of Translation – Charts and Graphs

Flash:
The Web does not need flash
BBC blocks open source software from iPlayer video service

Ui/Web Design:
The broken web
Input contexts: switching from mouse to keyboard
The Future Of CSS Typography
Still ignores touchscreen future: What’s Coming in WordPress 3.0 (Features)

Publishing:
The Form of the Book
This is why you need good content
eBook Pricing Calculus and A/B Testing
Metadata! More Important Than Ever!
How I Made $6K With My eBook
The $75 eBook: A True Story
How Search Engines Process Documents Before Indexing
Principles behind a Freemium Pricing Model
CopyNazis On The March

Writers/Writing:
Kickstarter Fundraiser: Reading With Pictures: Getting Comics into Schools and Getting Schools into Comics
PW Talks with Hilary Thayer Hamann: From Underground to Random House
Paris Review interview: Kurt Vonnegut
See sidebar for lots of author photos: NYC Photo

Video:
Lost Landscapes of Detroit 2010
Video: The Secret History of Silicon Valley

This post also has two embedded videos, after the break:

Continue reading

New Archos Mini-Tablet Challenges iPad, Kills eInk

New Archos 7 Home Tablet: Seven-inch color screen, seven-hours video playback, Android OS, WiFi connectivity, all for only US$179.00.


Photo by Charbax (more here)

I can see the scoffing out there.

Continue reading