Daily Archives: March 23, 2010

iPad Links: Tuesday, March 23, 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.

Opera for iPhone CountUP Clock

Victorian Mod Gives iMac a Woody Look

Archos 5 Internet Tablet Firmware Update
Flashback From 1998: When Altavista, Lycos, And Porn Ruled the Web
The Sound of Dial-Up Hell: 56K Modem Emulator
How to Find and Remove Broken Links in Your Website
Interview With Syed Balkhi of WP Beginner
Not if disclosed up front: Are affiliate links dirty?
How to Spark a Snowcrash & What the Web Really Does
Obvious Yet Genius! Clips!
Antique Typewriters

Scientific Advertising
Waiting for the economy? That won’t work.

iPad:
Dr. StrangePad: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPad
GameTable for the iPad
How long until this iPad is a joke?
Why My First iPad Won’t Be Like My First iPod
Will tablet computing revolutionize personal innovation? Maybe.
iPad Wallpaper Template

iTunes/App Store:
Apple Closing Gap on App Store Inadequacies

iPhone:
Mobile Love iPhone App
How to Create an iPhone App

Palm Deathwatch:
Palm’s not dead, so why write its epitaph?
Palm WebOS, Pre and Pixi – Where Are We Now?

UI/Web Design:
EPIC! Please design a logo for me. With pie charts. For free.
Beautiful Software
Does Form Follow Function?
No Problem Mr. Client, I Just Need To Do A Couple Of Things First
Lenovo Design Blog: Sapper, Stradivarius and Skylight
The CSS Corner: About CSS corners
1: Grid Accordion with jQuery
2: Grid Accordian UI Mutation [click on a cell]
The League of Moveable Type
My Love/Hate Affair With Typekit
Type of Tomorrow
Movie Title Stills Collection
Modern Compact House in Tokyo
mobile homeless shelter
1: Roller Skates with Chariot Wheels
2: Chariot Skates

Publishing:
Perseus Ipad Deal Is Bigger Than You Think
The Power of Books by Mladen Penev
German Game Statistics
Interesting Topaz DRM development

In every Links post, I try to pimp at least two eBooks (generally free ones). These will be consolidated into one post later on when traffic gets real here and people are looking for things to stuff into their iPad. However, there are no free eBooks this time. Despite so-called writers whining everywhere that their shit never gets mentioned anywhere or mentioned by anyone else except their mother.

Writers/Writing:
Kurt Vonnegut at the Blackboard
Will Your Book Sell? 3 Questions to Ask and How to Answer Them
David Mamet’s Master Class Memo to the Writers of The Unit

What Is The Ultimate iPad Chair?

One of the things I’ve been thinking about is the posture I’d like to have while using an iPad.

The iPad is the first computer that cries out for comfortable lounging.

Last night, before sleep, with an aching back, I was thinking about how I’d like a chair that soothes my back and would also be great for using an iPad.

I know there are people out there who are geeks for chairs and furniture, and maybe you can drop recommendations in Comments. (At one point, I expect someone to create an actual entire blog devoted to this topic — probably pictures of people lounging with their iPads. The person creating such a blog will not be me, however!)

Today I came across what I think would be the ultimate chair for me. But, man, is it expensive!

See it after the break.

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