Month: October 2013

“Snakes on A Plane?” No. Kids see “Planes”on a Plane

“Snakes on A Plane?” No. Kids see “Planes”on a Plane

Disney knows a good thing when it sees it. Or rather, when moviegoers see it.

It recently took its Cars films to new heights by making a flying version: Planes.

I haven’t seen the film as yet, but I’m sure that it will get rave reviews from everyone in a group that attended a special screening of Planes while on a plane.

The plane in question wasn’t up in the air. It was in a hangar.

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CNET, The Verge Report on Today’s Apple’s Product Event

CNET, The Verge Report on Today’s Apple’s Product Event

Earlier today Tales Told From the Road aired CNET’s live blogging about today’s one and a half hour long new product event by Apple. Click on “Watch on Livestream” to replay it.

This four-minute plus video from The Verge provides a briefer recap.

 

Our own take on Apple’s new hardware and software products will run on Tales Told From The Road on Friday of this week.

Apple’s iOS7: For Better or Worse

Apple’s iOS7: For Better or Worse

iOS7When Apple rolled out the new operating system (iOS7) for its mobile devices last month, I questioned whether Apple’s plan to make everything “look and work differently” on iPhones and iPads was going to make life better or worse for users of those gadgets.

At that time I planned to put off updating from iOS6, and said:

Waiting two weeks to thirty days—or even longer—to install iOS 7 is not likely to have any practical effect on the use of your iPhone or iPad. So why not wait? Certainly don’t try to install it while you’re on a trip when you need your phone or tablet to work without a hitch.”

Well, now I’ve bitten the bullet on installed the new operating system on both my iPhone 5 and iPad (4th gen.).

Here’s what I’ve found is better and worse with iOS7.

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