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The Pulse News Reader

During the past week the New York Times requested Apple to remove The Pulse News Reader from the Apple iPad App store claiming that it was stealing their content. Apple briefly complied but then returned the app to the store. Several questions immediately come to mind. Was the complaint justified? Absolutely not. The distribution of ...

Scopa Comes To The iPad

There is a certain charm about playing Italian card games with authentic Italian cards. The card designs are more fanciful then American Bridge or Poker designs. The Italian card manufacturer, MODIANO, produces a number of “regional” decks customized to different regions of Italy. In my possession is a deck labeled “SICILIANE”. Included in the deck ...

No Ink On My Fingers 9

Do you still read newspapers? I certainly don’t. Well at least not the actual printed editions. It’s been several years since my local newspaper started publishing an online edition. I simply read it at their web site. Last year I sold an auto. At the website I was able to place an ad, upload a ...

WordPress iPad App

Dear Readers, As mentioned in my previous post, the WordPress IPhone/iPad app seems to be riddled with problems. This post is simply an attempt to find a work-around so that I can blog from the iPad. If successful, it will be soon deleted. Meanwhile, if a developer should read this, the iPad needs a good ...

The Future Of Flash 1

I had wanted to compose and post this article from my iPad. Unfortunately, the WordPress app is very buggy and pretty useless at this time. The developers should be ashamed of themselves for releasing this product. This blog can be viewed from the Safari browser but any attempt to make a post simply is not ...