Why the iPad, Flash, Adobe Products and User Agent Detection Really Do Matter

Being the owner of a Macbook Pro, iPhone, and iPad, you might consider me an Apple Fanboy. I can tell you I’ve been involved in web development long enough to tell you that the current state of usability on the web is nearing the low point: when, in the late 90’s, browsers had no standardization and we had to design … [Continue reading Why the iPad, Flash, Adobe Products and User Agent Detection Really Do Matter]

Building a Mobile Website Should be Your #1 IT Project

If I had the ability to reach through the screen, grab you by the shoulders, look you in the eye, and tell you that building a mobile version of your website should be your number one IT project this year, I would. While I may be on the bleeding edge of mobile consumption, the adoption of smart phones, tablets, and … [Continue reading Building a Mobile Website Should be Your #1 IT Project]

How Mobile Friendly is Your Website

In late 2010, the New York Times published an article titled 2010 the year of the Tablet, or iPad. In 2010, Apple sold 14 million iPad units. In the 4th quarter of 2010 they sold more iPads than they did Macbooks, and 2010 had Apple’s highest Macbook sales ever. With the iPhone coming to Verizon in early 2011, that’s even … [Continue reading How Mobile Friendly is Your Website]

Zaggmate Ipad Case Review

I’ll admit that when I first saw the Zaggmate Ipad Case mentioned, I was stoked. An iPad case with hard body aluminum case and built in wireless keyboard… It was like combining chocolate and peanut butter in Reese’s cup. Genius. While I really wanted to like this product and use it daily, in then end, it just couldn’t meet my … [Continue reading Zaggmate Ipad Case Review]

Is Flash Bad for SEO or Can You Work Around it

Perhaps it’s related to Apple not installing flash on the newest air macs, but there’s been more talk than usual about flash & SEO in the past few weeks.

Dropbox.com Review – Online File Storage

Dropbox.com is an online file storage system that allows you to keep files/folders synchronized in the cloud or across different computers.

What I Read and How I Read It

While I may be on the leading edge of consumption trends (translation: I’m a spoiled geek who likes new shiny gadgets), I think it’s important to understand how things work and how they might look to the public at large in a few years.

Use Your iPad For Your Next Presentation And Make Life Easier

As I continue to be amazed at the way people are making use of their iPad, it occurred to me that the potential far outweighs the limitations.  For example, let’s say you have a presentation or speaking engagement coming up at one of the search conferences.  You now have a choice: bring your heavy laptop or bring your lightweight and … [Continue reading Use Your iPad For Your Next Presentation And Make Life Easier]

The Webmaster, Programmer, Developer and Blogger’s Guide to Getting Things Done on an iPad

When I got my iPad, some of the things I wanted to know were how much could I actually get done on an iPad and in what situations could it replace my laptop. Here are the programs and apps that I use to help me get things done.

Why You Should Care About AT&T’s iPhone Data Plans Even If You Don’t Own an iPhone

While a lot of the attention on AT&T and Apple in the past few weeks has been focused on the release of the iPad and new iPhone,  the elimination of unlimited data plans is an equally important development, especially for website owners and publishers.

How to FTP Files From Email Using an iPad

When the iPad was announced in January, it was the very first time Apple created something that I immediately wanted. I’ve never been an Apple fanboy, I don’t work on Macs for either my primary workstations or laptop – I use them for testing and ensuring compatibility only. But the iPad was different. I immediately saw it’s purpose as consumption … [Continue reading How to FTP Files From Email Using an iPad]

iPad Apps and Social Media

In case you didn’t already know, I’m the owner of an iPad. Like a lot of other people I didn’t get it when it first was announced: like everyone else, I thought it was meant to be a laptop replacement. It’s not. While you can use the iPad to get things done, be a content producer, and a publisher (look … [Continue reading iPad Apps and Social Media]

How to FTP Upload Image Files From an iPad

I recently became the new owner of an iPad 3G and, despite my initial skepticism when the device was first announced, I actually really like it. Truth be told, I actually like it more than my Asus Netbook. That said, if it can’t help me actually get work done, then it really is a toy. So I brought it along … [Continue reading How to FTP Upload Image Files From an iPad]