Daily Archives: March 17, 2010

iPad Links: Wednesday, March 17, 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.

HELP THE NYPL! Library Reps Urge City To Shelve Proposed Cuts
Overboarding Civilization: LA Unified School District to Eliminate All Certified Librarians

Why Japan didn’t create the iPod
Apple Newton photos
LadyGaga as a Service: Bringing Apple and Google to Commerce 2.0

1: “You’re stupid looking, do something else” – one man’s persistence
2: The Untold Story: “Rocky” Underdog Origin a Studio Myth
Milgram: TV show panel agrees to electrocute man to death
The Economics of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Filmspiration – The Only Successful Videogame Movie Ever
Paradox of Choice: Buying Shampoo
The Anti-Stupid
Mini Motivation

First ereader on the iPad
I Love My iPad Mini
Digital Magazine Motion Cover and Feature for the iPad
MOAR Paper Fetishism: George Lois on the iPad: ‘The Difference Between Looking at a Woman and Having Sex with Her’
GreenPois0n to Jailbreak iPad OS 3.2?
My thoughts on the Apple iPad

iTunes/App Store:
Free iPhone Games Nukes Upgrade To Get People To Pay
Apple allows spam on the App Store

Pummelled by Google
Is There a Google News Blacklist?

UI/Web Design:
iPhone Usability Test
10 Issues with smartphone apps
Web design with grids
Teal and Orange – Part 2
Starting Out Organized: Website Content Planning The Right Way

Will it be, um, free? Wired’s Chris Anderson On Publishing For The iPad
Michael Lewis/Kindle
Publishing Interview: James Bridle
Why online guys may not love the iPad so much
Wishful thinking about the future of music
Superfast Scanner Lets You Digitize a Book By Rapidly Flipping Pages

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.

The Best Things in Life are Someone Else’s
Darren Subarton short story
Digital: A Love Story
1: How can writers prepare for the iPad?
2: Dangerous Precedent website
Wannabe-Hero Border DHS: Officer: Author did not comply
Slumming With Charles Dickens: New York Library Relives His American Tours

Videos: Three New Products For The iPad

I’ve been trawling through YouTube, looking for iPad stuff. The spammers are out in force (hint: do not believe the eBook videos — there is no “backdoor access” to the iBookstore!).

I found three interesting and what seem to be reputable videos of products coming Real Soon Now.

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