iPad Not a Novelty. Replacing Laptops?

This recent Business Insider survey of 500 iPad owners reveals some interesting statistics. Suggesting that users are finding more ways to incorporate the device into their daily routines, a large majority of users report use of the device increasing after the honeymoon period. I suspect this has a lot to do with the expansion […]

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The iPad Reviews Are In: And They Are Fabulous

Uncle Walt at the WSJ and others (Pogue – NYTimes | Baig – USA Today) have chimed in with their hands on iPad reviews and I think the consensus is overwhelmingly positive. In digging through these in depth reviews, I focused on comments that I thought would be specifically of interest to lawyers. One […]

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iPad Specs from a Lawyer’s Perspective

The specifications for Apple’s iPad are getting worked over in the blogosphere: what it has, what it doesn’t have, what it should have, etc….I thought I’d take a look at what has been announced and give a quick perspective on what the possible implications are for a lawyer for some of the specs. Dimensions. […]

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Predictions About the iPad 2

Wanted to post up my quick predictions about today’s iPad 2 announcement. The announcement starts at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time today. I’ll post again tomorrow or later today with actual results to see how my predictions fared. Thinner Prediction: Yes. Very slight, couple mm. Actual: Lighter Prediction: Yes. But not much. The current iPad […]

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iPad 3 Announced: New Tools for Lawyers

A couple weeks ago I collected some rumors and made my predictions about the iPad 3. Apple unveiled the new tablet today, calling the new device “resolutionary.” Let’s check out the new device and see how my predictions fared. Launch Date. I “predicted” a March 7 announcement and that was correct. I hedged on availability […]

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Microsoft Office on iPad (photos)

Matt Hickey at The Daily reports this morning that a Microsoft Office suite for iPad is just “weeks” away. The Daily provides a photo showing a Metro inspired interface and options for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. I’m hopeful that Redmond has designed a truly touch interface for its ubiquitous suite instead of porting a ribbon […]

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Your Legal Documents in the iCloud

Much digital ink is already being spilled about the goodies announced this morning at Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference and I’ll have thoughts on some of those things soon. My initial reaction however is that the Documents feature of iCloud may well be the most interesting piece to mobile lawyers (it is to me, anyway). […]

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iPad Will Have Common Storage. Lawyers Rejoice.

Documents Go Here One thing lawyers use a lot of is documents. We draft text documents, review and annotate pdf documents, assemble spreadsheets, etc. At present, the iPhone does not have a centralized place where documents can be accessed from or stored. Sure, you can dump everything into your DropBox, but Documents To Go can’t […]

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