Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Can Flash be saved? — UPDATE: for a good counterpoint to this blog, see my new post titled “Google +will+ save Flash.” — Let's go back a few years to when Firefox was just coming on the scene. Remember that? I remember that it didn't work with a ton of websites. Things like banks, ecommerce sites, and others.
Discussion: Daring Fireball, Techmamas and Smarterware, Thanks:scobleizer
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Who Can Do Something About Those Blue Boxes?
Gina Trapani / Smarterware: Flash's Decline on Lifehacker, from 2006 to 2010
Taimur Asad / Redmond Pie:
Turn Your iPhone and iPod touch into iPad — Apple iPad, which was announced earlier this week received a mixed reaction from all over the world. Some found it as an oversized iPod touch, while others thought that it has the potential to redefine the way we will use our computers in the future.
Discussion: PMP Today, The iPhone Blog and Engadget
Allan David Reyes / PMP Today: Turn your iPhone/iPod Touch into an iPad
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: How-to: Make Your Jailbroken iPhone Look Like an iPad
Vladislav Savov / Engadget: iPad UI gets ported to the iPhone and iPod touch
JR Raphael / PC World:
Apple Pulls Flash Content From iPad Promos — JR Raphael, PC World — It looks like Apple's iPad really is magical after all. Marketing materials for the iPad mysteriously morphed overnight following complaints that they misleadingly depicted the device showing Flash-based content.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, The Next Web, VentureBeat, Adobe Flash Platform Blog and Xconomy, Thanks:jr_raphael
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple updates its site to reflect that the iPad can't do Flash
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Official: No Flash On iPad - Hulu Seen In Tears
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: Apple yanks Flash from iPad demo video
Adrian Ludwig / Adobe Flash Platform Blog: Enabling innovation isn't magic.
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent:
How Do E-Readers Stack Up With iPad In The Mix? Use Our Chart As A Guide — When we did the first version of this chart heading into the 2009 holiday sales season, four contenders—including the unexpected Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) Nook—were set to crowd the instant-download e-reader field that Amazon …
Discussion: VentureBeat, TUAW and Computerworld
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat: E-reader comparison chart: 6 readers, 19 features
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Infographic: Cost/benefit analysis of the entry-level iPad and six other ereaders
Matt Hamblen / Computerworld: In pictures: Apple's iPad vs. e-readers
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
iPad v. A Rock — This speaks for itself. Thanks to Phil Santoro for creating it and sending it us (a play on the iphone v. rock joke). — Information provided by CrunchBase
Discussion: techblog.dallasnews.com, GottaBeMobile.com, TechCrunchIT and Lockergnome Blog Network
Andrew D. Smith / techblog.dallasnews.com: iPad vs. A Rock
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Snow Day Thoughts on the iPad: The Perfect “Wait and See” Device
Steve Gillmor / TechCrunchIT: Left Out — Fear of iPad is now beginning to circulate with increasing velocity.
Ron Schenone / Lockergnome Blog Network: iPad vs A Rock - Now This Is Funny
Slate Showdown: iPad vs. HP Slate vs. JooJoo vs. the Android Tablets
Slate Showdown: iPad vs. HP Slate vs. JooJoo vs. the Android Tablets
Discussion: Android Phone Fans
Anthony Perez / Android Phone Fans: Android Tablets vs. Apple iPad: Comparison/Review
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Steve Jobs and the Economics of Elitism — GAME CHANGER? — The more, the better. That's the fashionable recipe for nurturing new ideas these days. It emphasizes a kind of Internet-era egalitarianism that celebrates the “wisdom of the crowd” and “open innovation.”
Brooke Crothers / CNET News:
Multitasking: Intel does, iPad doesn't — How important is the ability to multitask on tablet-class devices like Apple's iPad? Important enough that the feature will likely be touted as a trump card for Intel-based smartphones such as a tablet-size phone from LG due later this year.
Discussion: Roughly Drafted, PC World and dailywireless.org
David Coursey / PC World: Windows 7 On an iPad? Yes You Can
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: iPad Street View
Arn / MacRumors:
Omni Group Commits to Bring Five Productivity Apps to iPad — In a blog post, Omni Group has committed to bringing five of their productivity apps to the iPad including OmniGraffle, OmniOutliner, OmniPlan, OmniFocus, and OmniGraphSketcher. … The Omni Group started life as NeXTStep developers back in 1989.
Discussion: The Omni Mouth
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing:
Amazon and Macmillan go to war: readers and writers are the civilian casualties — When I woke this morning at 5AM UK time, I discovered an in-box full of emails from people asking if I knew what was going on with Amazon. My books — and all books from Macmillan and its many divisions …
Carolyn Kellogg / Jacket Copy: Amazon pulls Macmillan titles in first e-book skirmish
Tom Foremski / IMHO: DRMStore wars highlight drawbacks of dedicated e-readers
Foremski / Silicon Valley Watcher: Analysis: DRMStore Wars Begin...Bad News For E-Books, E-Readers …
Bella DePaulo, Ph.D. / psychologytoday.com: Amazon Pulls Thousands of Books
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: iPad helps heat up e-book wars
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Macmillan CEO tells his side of Amazon spat
Peter Ha / Techland: Amazon Gets Pissy, Pulls Macmillan Titles
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Amazon yank Macmillan books over iPad price protest
Matt Mireles / The Metamorphosis:
Dear Startup Lawyers, Please Blog. — As an entrepreneur, I've long been befuddled by the utter lack of transparency and overall opacity of the market for legal services. From what I understand, this is how the VC world was just five years ago. And then guys like Fred Wilson …
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld:
The iPad shows that Apple and Google still have a relationship — If you were worried about the demise of the Apple-Google business relationship, the iPad announcement gave you some reason to hope that there is still a lot of cooperation. — Recent reports have had Apple talking to Microsoft …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac and Silicon Alley Insider
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple Youtube channel gets iPad event in four parts.
Nicholas Carlson / Silicon Alley Insider: Eric Schmidt: 'Tell Me The Difference Between A Large Phone …
Future Shock — I'll have more to say on the iPad later but one can't help being struck by the volume and vehemence of apparently technologically sophisticated people inveighing against the iPad. — Some are trying to dismiss these ravings by comparing them to certain comments made after the launch of the iPod in 2001: “No wireless.
Discussion: broadstuff, ParisLemon, DisplayBlog, TechnoLlama and /message, Thanks:jondillon
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: iPad - Future Shock or Present Schlock?
MG Siegler / ParisLemon: The Potential iPad Power Shift
Stowe Boyd / /message: Has The iPad ‘Future Shocked’ The Techies?