After writing my blogs on USA Today’s Apple iPad app and the Memphis Business Quarterly’s web magazine, I was concerned that you might jump to the conclusion that the new mobile user interfaces for newspapers and magazines would just mirror their paper ancestors. Some mobile apps really do resemble their physicial representation.  Take …

After my last blog on Apple iPad apps such as USA Today, UrbonSpoon, and the ABC Player, readers still wanted to know, “What about BI applications?” If your organization wants to use the iPad for internal Business Intelligence applications, then you have three main choices available: Build and deploy your …

Bill French, at iPadCTO.com, argues that the iPad is not the place for a user interface with a paper forms metaphor.  Instead, he suggests that a wizard is the way to go. Have you ever encountered a form on your iPad (or any mobile device for that matter) and thought – …

Turning an iPad over in his hands, my teenage son said disparagingly, “I don’t get why Apple made this thing.” Evan was about to open my eyes to another point of view on the iPad — that of the existing Apple fans.  He continued, “I carry my MacBook with me everywhere.  Why …