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iTunes saga 5.0.1

I went through a painful iTunes experience. Had to. I try to avoid iTunes as much as possible, but since I wanted to update iOS version on my iPad, it was not possible to avoid it. The bottom line is that it sucks as a device management tool. Here’s wh…

Posted by Žiga Turk

Yesterday, I decided to upgrade my iPhone form iOS 4.1 to iOS 4.2.1. The process nearly bricked it. It would not even restore (Figure 1). It took me some three hours to make it work again. Something to do with the etc/hosts file. The good thing was, I …

Posted by Žiga Turk

Wishlist for iPAD II

Now that I got everything I wanted from Santa, let me write down what I want in iPad II.Software Shared file system for (some) apps. This has in fact nothing to do with iPAD. It is an iOS thing. As it stands, iOS is lobotomized. Each app only has acces…

Posted by Žiga Turk

Two for the price of one

This post is about two issues that are troubling me on the iPad. None would be worth the trouble writing about in the first place, but together …First, this is a test if one can blog using Blogpres. Obviously it is not impossible, but this is no majo…

Posted by Žiga Turk

Eckhart Tolle on iPad

What is your relationship with the world of objects, the countless things that surround you and that you handle ever day? The chair you sit on, the pen, the car, the cup? Are they to you merely a means to an end, or do you occasionally ac…

Posted by Žiga Turk

I Want a NetPad

We’ve seen the iPad. The best thing about it is that it will start a trend of cheap, affordable, useful tablet devices. Here is the tablet I am in the market for:Tablet format. It is a good idea, but hasn’t been done right yet. It does not create a “la…

Posted by Žiga Turk