REAL OILFIELD WIVES Staying Connected With Your Oilfield Man
By the end of 2013, Hubby will have spent 6 months at home and 6 months at work. (My heart goes out to the ladies that get even less time with their men!) With so much time spent a part, finding way... Posted on 3/15/13 at 6:15 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently
I have met people withPhD'swho say things like this:
"Her and me went to the movies."
"This gift is for she and I."
While this may peg me as a language snob, I think twice before I listen to a su... Posted on 11/8/12 at 2:26 PM
STORM TRACKER My Apps
I have been asked several times recently by followers on Twitter (@darylritchison or @wdayweather) to name some of my favorite apps. I principally use an iPad to post on both Twitter and Facebook and ... Posted on 6/2/12 at 6:17 AM
he Willmar business community could be a partner in helping the Willmar School District put iPad2 tablet computers in the hands of high school students next year. Members of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce met with school officials this week at Willmar Senior High to learn more about how the tablets can be used and to talk about the school's needs.
VIDEOS: Scroll to bottom of article to view Steve Jobs, who co-founded and ran Apple and also financed Pixar's growth, moved technology from garages to pockets, took entertainment from discs to bytes and turned gadgets into extensions of the people who use them.
The man in the black shirt and jeans who knew people would fall in love with the iPod, iPhone and iPad before they did is stepping back from Apple Inc., which grew into one of the world's strongest companies as its leader's health failed him.
Jordan Robertson and Rachel Metz
, August 24, 2011
The new iPad model hitting stores Friday comes with several improvements over the original version but the same price tag, hobbling efforts by rivals at breaking Apple Inc.'s hold on the emerging market for tablet computers.
The milestone, announced on Apple Inc.'s website today, arrives as the company's hugely popular smart phone is likely to become even more popular with the addition next month of Verizon Wireless as a carrier.
"The Smurfs' Village," a game for the iPhone and other Apple gadgets, was released a month ago and quickly became the highest-grossing application in the iTunes store. Yet it's free to download. So where does the money come from? Kelly Rummelhart of Gridley, Calif., has part of the answer. Her 4-year-old son was using her iPad to play the game and racked up $66.88 in charges on her credit card without knowing what he was doing.
Amid the media hype over the iPad's potential to transform Japan's conservative publishing industry, experts say the tablet computer's potential is even broader: The gadget might change the way people view videos, play video games and music, or even how they get an education.
Many in the U.S. publishing industry feel Apple's release of the iPad, a multipurpose tablet computer with a built-in electronic reading device, will revolutionize the way consumers read and push the market into the digital age -- just as the firm's iPod and iTunes did with music.
But is the same revolution about to hit Japan, a tech-savvy country with millions of digital-gadget lovers?
Alex Martin and Kazuaki Nagata
, April 03, 2010
Apple's much-anticipated new gadget goes on sale Although Apple is adept at generating frenetic buzz for not-yet-released products, it may have to work extra hard once the initial iPad excitement settles. Many companies have tried to sell tablet computers before, but none have caught on with mainstream consumers.
People who lined up to buy the first iPhone knew what they were paying hundreds of dollars for: a new cell phone that promised to be better. Apple Inc.'s newest gadget, the iPad tablet computer, falls into a category that's foreign to most people.
Literature has always relied on technology. We wouldn’t have the Dead Sea Scrolls had the ancients failed to invent papyrus, just as we wouldn’t have “The Da Vinci Code” if Gutenberg hadn’t come out with movable type.
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