What can we learn from the sad fate of the Toronto Star's Star Touch tablet fiasco and its imminent demise?
A boxy little word processor called the Freewrite promises to allow writers a laser focus on the craft of writing. Is it $750 well spent?
A few columns back I promised to report on my progress using a tablet as my main computer. I'm happy to say that so far it has been a successful experiment.
"Ubiquitous computing" imagines a world in which computers are not front and centre in our lives, but become, like motors, the invisible engines of modern life.
The untimely transformation of Wayne MacPhail's MacBook Pro into a brain-addled MacBook Pro pushed to the fore a decision he had been toying with for some time: getting rid of his laptop altogether.
In a way, a tablet paper is the return of the morning paper you took in off the porch. It's self-sufficient and you spend time with it, one-on-one, says Rick Salutin.
It used to be the case folks thought laptops would become more and more like tablets. Now, though, Microsoft, Apple and Google seem to be betting on the opposite future.
Star Touch is a free, iPad-only app that totally repackages Toronto Star content for an Apple tablet audience. But who was it really made for?
Cloud-based services, inexpensive hardware and a vastly improved Microsoft OS are all making it harder to justify the Apple tax you pay for elegance and ease-of-use.
The Apple Watch's digital crown is a perfectly Apple piece of industrial design. And, it was only one of a handful of design details that demonstrates how much the company cares about user experience.