“A union has criticised Leicester City Council for considering buying iPads for its councillors despite planning up to 1,000 job cuts.” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10859748 At the risk of being accused of continuing my one man campaign against the iPad, this story is typical of managers who don’t really know what they are doing, falling for the iPadContinue reading “iPad trial at Leicester City Council sparks union anger”
The Italian Ministry of Culture (MiBAC) has launched a stylish app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch (see here). Apart from an online guide there is a facility to buy a virtual ticket for the top tourist attraction in Rome.
India Express has a story about a tablet PC that the Indian Human Resource Development Ministry hope will eventually sell for just $10! Sketchy details so far but it look interesting. I wonder if BECTA could come up with something like that? Oh no, the just been abolished.
“Frash is a port of the Adobe Flash runtime for Android to the iPhone, using a compatibility layer, by comex ( http://twitter.com/comex ). Frash can currently run most Flash programs natively in the MobileSafari browser. Frash currently only runs on the iPad, but support for other devices (3GS+ only due to technical restrictions) is planned,Continue reading “For Flash get Frash: How to get Flash on your iHype”
It’s been around for a while but I’ve only just seen this prototype from ASUS. It’s a 12 inch tablet with a docking station that turns into a laptop. Oh and it has USB, a card reader and flash. There is also a 10 inch version as well. Don’t sell your soul for an iHypeContinue reading “More competition for the iHype”
Surely you want one of these? It looks as though it’s based on an idea for the XO-2 from the One Laptop per Child XO project It has USB, SD, Flash…..
Interesting research from Chris Harrison from Carnegie Mellon University You can find more about Skinput and Chris Harrison’s research at his website http://www.chrisharrison.net/projects/skinput/