Last night, I attended the The Silicon Valley iPhone and iPad Developers’ Meetup at Bistro 412 in Palo Alto. The venue used to be called Fanny and Alexander (or F&A for short) for as long as I could remember. I photographed several events at F&A, including a Smurfy Brown performance back in 2002. Eight years … Continue reading iPad Meetup
I’m still collecting my thoughts on the new Apple iPad, but I wanted to share with you a side-by-side comparison shot of the iPad Case and the Newton MessagePad Keyboard Case from 1996. Back when laptops were 6-7 pounds, bringing around a 2-3 pound Newton, external keyboard, and Ricochet wireless modem was perfect for checking … Continue reading iPad Case and Newton MessagePad Keyboard Case
I got an email today from Sir Izaac reminding me that today was the 16th anniversary meeting of the Stanford Newton User Group. I had completely forgotten about it. Man, has it been that long since the first SNUG meeting and seventeen years since I’ve owned a Newton?!? There are kids today who don’t even … Continue reading SNUG 16th Anniversary Meeting
Photos from the opening night of iPhoneDevCamp 3: [smugmug url=”http://photos.tow.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=9113070_ai6KL&format=rss200″ imagecount=”100″ start=”1″ num=”100″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”smugmug” captions=”true” sort=”true” window=”false” smugmug=”false” size=”X1″]
This year, Rae and I anticipate we’ll be traveling a lot as we screen and promote Autumn Gem across the country. Because of this, it will be critical for us to have Internet access wherever we go and whenever we need it. Over the past twelve years, I’ve had periods where I had the ability … Continue reading I now have the power to bestow and remove the gift of mobile Internet.
Tomorrow is being touted as Palm’s make-or-break moment. It’s poised to announce Nova, the company’s next operating system. Despite being a former employee and knowing several people still at the company, I honestly no nothing about what Nova is or isn’t (that’s a good thing they haven’t been talking – secrecy in this case is … Continue reading What Is Palm Nova?
News that Stanford will be conducting a class on iPhone Development, taught by my friend Adam Nash brings back good memories of my time on the Farm. I smiled when I read the press release from Stanford announcing the Stanford iApps Project. A suite of five software applications developed by students is now being tested … Continue reading Newtons and iPhones at Stanford
I’m at iPhoneDevCamp2 in San Francisco this weekend.