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About pdacomputing

Small business owner in Pittsburgh, PA. I've used different mobile platforms over the years; currently using 2 very different platforms.

Performance

Whether or not you’re an Apple user/consumer/fan, you have to admire what Steve Jobs has accomplished as CEO of Apple, Inc. No MBA, no tenure as CEO of a large company someone else built to prepare him. He started Apple … Continue reading

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Thin Client, Thinner Idea

Every so often a truly great idea comes along. More often though, ideas aren’t so great or are great only in the mind of whoever thought them up, with the rest of us scratching our heads trying to figure why … Continue reading

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Another Dead Blog?

Three months since the last post!  Hmmm.  Well, as they say, “Stuff Happens.”  In this case it was a physical move to a new residence followed by illness.  The scary thing was that it took a month of tests, Doctor … Continue reading

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And The Theme Is…

The next two posts, written at different times, echo a common thought: connectivity.  Ten years ago, marveling at how easily the latest devices went online, I would not have believed I would be lamenting problems with connectivity and transferring data … Continue reading

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Connect the Computers

You think we’re making progress.  Each year’s technology is better than the last.  Especially in communications.  Aren’t we capable of near-instant communications with each other, almost anywhere on the planet?  Well, sometimes.  Let me highlight one place we’re going backwards … Continue reading

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Get Really Connected

It’s been about ten months since I purchased my iPad.  No, I won’t be purchasing an iPad 2.  The iPad 2 is certainly nicer but I will try to curb my desires, at least until iPad 3.  The iPad has … Continue reading

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Mobile OS and Device Comparison

I was recently in the market for a new Smartphone (after comparing many devices, I kept my old Smartphone).  Friends and salespeople alike assured me this Smartphone or that one would fulfill my needs and do everything I wanted.  I … Continue reading

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