Posts Tagged tablet

Are you discoverable?

Imagine yourself in the following clip from the 2002 science-fiction movie Minority Report. Specifically, imagine your name is John Anderton: Advertising technology reads the protagonist’s retinas, which are as unique to him as his fingerprints, and then tailors ads with his name as he strides through a

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Tablets, legal e-books gaining ground

Anybody who doubts the arrival of electronic books need only check out a stunning five-minute TED Talk in which the presenter blows on a tablet screen to make a windmill on the screen spin. Legal e-books might not need such bells and whistles, but they are garnering

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Now is the time for lawyers to invest in a tablet device

Has all the buzz around tablets set your head spinning? Not sure what to make of it all? You’re not alone. Early adopters define them in techspeak and leave the other 95 per cent of us to struggle with their jargon. Don’t let the techspeak discourage you

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RIM's PlayBook has some kinks to work out

Waterloo, Ont.-based Research in Motion Ltd. (RIM) recently released the biggest test of its BlackBerry brand: the PlayBook tablet. Here are my first impressions.

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Tablet wars

originally published by CBAPracticeLink The iPad has dominated the market, but its competitors are coming on strong. It means more choice than ever for demanding professionals who know what they need.

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Five not-so-cool things about Microsoft Office:Mac 2011

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It’s miles ahead of its predecessor in some ways, but Office:Mac 2011 still falls short in certain areas. Some of my gripes are carryovers from Office:Mac 2008, others are brand new. I’ve listed five here. Changed keyboard shortcuts I used to use Cmd-G to go to specific

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Profile: iPad at work

Early adoption gives Canadian businesses competitive edge Note: I wanted to profile slate computers in general, but the only one with any public profile to speak of at the time of publication was Apple’s iPad. Parag Katrodia has been selling appliances for more than two years at

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iPad apps for lawyers

originally published in CBA PracticeLink Lawyers may not view the iPad as a viable laptop substitute today, but that may change with the development of new apps. “But what is it for?” That’s the main question dogging the iPad, Apple Inc.’s new touch-screen tablet/slate computing device. The

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'Magic' iPad proves popular with lawyers

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Magazine Given the seemingly inescapable buzz surrounding Apple Inc.’s iPad, you probably don’t need it explained to you. It’s a tablet/slate computing device, it has a touch screen, no keyboard, and Apple CEO Steve Jobs calls it “magical.” But what “magic” does

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Netbooks can be useful

originally published in Lawyers Weekly They’re tiny, cheap, underpowered, and many of us wouldn’t want to use them too often. But netbooks as business computers suit some lawyers just fine. Which, considering their history, is odd. A 2009 article in Wired Magazine traced their existence back to

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