Ihnatko Almanac #00163: “Shaking a Stick at the Monolith”

  View image | gettyimages.com Oh, boy! The latest Almanac is up! (I’m not implying that this is a real “Oh, boy!” piece of news. But I’m posting this from my iPad Pro using the WordPress app. For some reason, the app thinks “add a blank line under the stock photo” is such a piffling…

Fixing my Apple Pencil

As part of my testing of the iPad Pro, I mailed my Apple Pencil to a professional comic book artist to see what he thought of it. I love the thing. But yeah, obviously I’m thrilled just to be able to make realistic red marks on a screen without an open wound being part of the…

First Flight with Apple Pencil

My box of Apple review hardware arrived today. I’m probably the only one who left an iPad Pro sealed in its shipping carton and leaped upon the Pencil as if it were the fingerbone of the Apostle Paul. I took it for a quick spin. Visually, the results…um…well, they aren’t ”keynote-worthy.” But man, did I…

Howzit Ferbloggin

Yesterday I took the iPad Pro out on its first Away Mission. It was typical of how I use my iPads: I had dinner plans in the city, and decided to head in several hours early and do some work inside the Boston Public Library before relocating to a Panera a couple of blocks from…

Snappy Answers to (Sensible) iPad Pro Ordering Questions

I’ve answered a bunch of the same questions a bunch of times today already. So let’s save me some typing: 1) I’ve no idea when the iPad Pro pre-ordering opens up. Best guess? Midnight, California time. But I’ll also be checking at midnight on the East Coast. Failing that, 6 AM East Coast time. If…

iPad Pro goes on sale Wednesday!

Apple – Press Info – Epic 12.9-inch iPad Pro Available to Order Online Wednesday & Arrives in Stores Later This Week: CUPERTINO, California — November 9, 2015 — Apple® today announced iPad Pro™ is available to order online on Wednesday, November 11, from Apple.com and will arrive at Apple’s retail stores, select carriers and Apple Authorized Resellers…