Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

Gizmodo: This Year’s UC Irvine Medical Students Get The First iPad-Based Curriculum

By Christina Bonnington Forget sitting, lazily note-taking, listening to a professor’s lecture. UC Irvine Med School is giving the educational system an about face by providing an iPad to each of its new students for their entirely digital, iPad-based curriculum. Dr. Ralph Clayman, the dean of the School of Medicine, is committed to embracing evolving technology, […]

Slate: The Digital Download Is Dead

How Google’s music-streaming venture will change the gadget and entertainment worlds forever. By Farhad Manjoo While the iPod has come to symbolize the digital music age, it’s iTunes that’s allowed Apple to control the musical marketplace. iTunes has a nice interface, it’s easy to learn, and it’s ubiquitous—it ships with every Mac, and it’s one […]

New York Times: In Mobile Age, Sound Quality Steps Back

By Joseph Plambeck At the ripe age of 28, Jon Zimmer is sort of an old fogey. That is, he is obsessive about the sound quality of his music. A onetime audio engineer who now works as a consultant for Stereo Exchange, an upscale audio store in Manhattan, Mr. Zimmer lights up when talking about […]

Reading on iPad before bed can affect sleep habits

From the L.A. Times Technology Blog Apple’s iPad can do movies, music, e-mail, apps and rich Web browsing. And of course, e-books. Should Amazon just put its comparably basic e-reader, the Kindle, to sleep? Not so fast. Sleep experts say using the iPad before bed can affect sleeping habits unlike most other e-readers. The difference? […]

It’s Time for the Press to Push Back Against Apple

Yank iPad apps unless Apple cedes complete control over the right to publish By Ryan Chittum, posted at Columbia Journalism Review The Nieman Journalism Lab’s Laura McGann has a disturbing report that ought to perk up every news organization that sees Apple’s iPad as part of its future. McGann talked to Mark Fiore, who won a […]

I’m Really Worried About What Apple Is Trying To Do With The iPad

By Jeff Jarvis I tweeted earlier that after having slept with her (Ms. iPad), I woke up with morning-after regrets. She’s sweet and pretty but shallow and vapid. Cute line, appropriate for retweets. But as my hangover settles in, I realize that there’s something much more basic and profound that worries me about the iPad — and […]

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