Posts Tagged tablet

ebooks: the advantages

I recently read a PDF of a book on an Asus Vivo Tab (Windows RT edition). That was the first time I ever read a book “cover to cover” using material other than paper. While I found the device itself lacking, there’s a lot to be said

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App Overload

You own a smartphone or tablet and you’re getting more work done on the go. Looking to do even more? Check out the apps in this article, many of which extend the features of systems you already use to your mobile device. (Note: not all apps are

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Typing on an iPad

When the iPad was first released, Apple Canada sent me a review unit. I drafted three articles about the iPad on the iPad itself. I also took notes on the iPad during professional development events. I did this in part because folks on the web insisted that

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Windows RT growing pains

Windows RT is worth checking out, but like all operating systems, it isn’t perfect. Here’s a list of gripes after a few weeks of using an Asus Vivo Tab RT.

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Microsoft’s old headache

I recently blogged about some of the great stuff Apple ought to copy from Microsoft Windows RT and “paste” into its iPad. RT proves that Apple doesn’t have a monopoly on great design thinking. But Apple isn’t likely to worry much about RT. Why? In a nutshell:

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Updated Acrobat helps balance your time

There’s a unifying theme running through the recently released Adobe Acrobat XI: a focus on saving people time. Here are the highlights.

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Stuff Apple's iPad should copy from Windows RT

I’m known as an Apple guy, but I gladly try a new technology before I form an opinion of it. That trait served me in good stead when Microsoft’s Canadian PR reps sent me an ASUS Vivo Tab RT running Windows RT for review. (Why not a

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Integrated and efficient: using today's AEC software to make our jobs easier

Designing buildings. Estimating costs. Tracking time. Managing projects. Billing for time and materials. Reporting RFls. These, along with dozens of other types of paperwork, have long been crucial in the businesses of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). That all this work once ran on paper alone seems

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Time to BYOD — bring your own device

Not so long ago, law firms dictated what types of smartphones — typically BlackBerrys — their staff could use for work. This has been giving way to the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend, which may spell the end of the BlackBerry’s near-hegemony in the workplace. Some people attribute BYOD

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Future attractions: on-demand learning

Will lawyers soon flick on their TVs at home to brush up on their skills using a Netflix-like model, the costs of which are covered by their law society membership fees? Maybe. Certainly the technology has arrived. And, step by step, the legal community is warming to

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