Podcast Episode 26 – CES Preview

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about CES predictions! CES starts up this week and already to buzz is flying about TVs, cheap tablets and the battle for the living room. The problem is the only thing I’m seeing are companies pushing the hardware further, but no one is talking about improving the interface or the experience. And while 4k pictures are beautiful, there isn’t any real content out there to support it. Of course rumors are rumbling about an Read More...

Audio Podcast Episode 26 – CES Preview

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about CES predictions! CES starts up this week and already to buzz is flying about TVs, cheap tablets and the battle for the living room. The problem is the only thing I’m seeing are companies pushing the hardware further, but no one is talking about improving the interface or the experience. And while 4k pictures are beautiful, there isn’t any real content out there to support it. Of course rumors are rumbling about an Read More...

Podcast Episode 25 – Slingbox

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about Slingbox! After my miserable fiasco with the simple.tv and it’s issues I’ve gone back to getting the cable provider DVR, however that only solves half of the problem I was looking to resolve with the simple.tv. I still can not remotely access my cable and more importantly for me, my news feeds so I turn to Slingbox as the solution. I’ve been a big fan of Slingbox since they had their standard TV Read More...

Audio Podcast Episode 25 – Slingbox

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about Slingbox! After my miserable fiasco with the simple.tv and it’s issues I’ve gone back to getting the cable provider DVR, however that only solves half of the problem I was looking to resolve with the simple.tv. I still can not remotely access my cable and more importantly for me, my news feeds so I turn to Slingbox as the solution. I’ve been a big fan of Slingbox since they had their standard TV Read More...

Podcast Episode 24 – Simple.TV

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about Simple.tv I hate doing reviews like this, I really do, but I almost feel obligated. Here is the reality of the situation, now keep in mind I do NOT know anything about the internals of Simple.tv company and their plan HOWEVER I have worked in product development and have experience with developing and launching new consumer market products and here is how I see it. This product is going to be dead in Read More...

Audio Podcast Episode 24 – Simple.TV

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about Simple.tv I hate doing reviews like this, I really do, but I almost feel obligated. Here is the reality of the situation, now keep in mind I do NOT know anything about the internals of Simple.tv company and their plan HOWEVER I have worked in product development and have experience with developing and launching new consumer market products and here is how I see it. This product is going to be dead in Read More...

Podcast Episode 23 – Hotspoting

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about Hot-spotting! I’m so excited about getting an LTE iPad mini. “But Bily, you have an iPad mini”, you might be saying. Well yes however I have the Wifi version, what I really want to pickup is the LTE version. Having Internet access is something that’s needed if you want to use voice dictation or Siri. And the idea of being able to make it a hotspot is going to be great! What’s hot Read More...

Audio Podcast Episode 23 – Hotspoting

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking about Hot-spotting! I’m so excited about getting an LTE iPad mini. “But Bily, you have an iPad mini”, you might be saying. Well yes however I have the Wifi version, what I really want to pickup is the LTE version. Having Internet access is something that’s needed if you want to use voice dictation or Siri. And the idea of being able to make it a hotspot is going to be great! What’s hot Read More...

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Wreck-It Ralph

One of the most anticipate movies of the year for me, Wreck-It Ralph is about not accepting the status quo and reaching for your dreams. It’s great fun for both parents and kids alike. There is enough action and adventure to keep them entertained, and enough eye candy and cameos to keep you glue to the screen as well. With out ruining any spoilers, I can honestly say it was great to see Q-Bert again! It’s been so many years since I dumped a roll of quarters into that game, that seeing that he isn’t completely forgotten was nice. Keep Read More...

Podcast Episode 22 – iPad mini

I’m Bily Foster and I’m that iPad guy Called that because I’ve almost always got iPad with me, and in some cases two! Today we’re talking iPad mini! Okay here is were I put on my fan boy hat and I’m going to hate ever minute of it. This is obviously the iPad mini, and it is freakin nice. It is SO light, I mean like Kindle light. Not Kindle Fire Kindle eReader light. This is actually more along the lines of what I expected from the original iPad. I’m trying to come up with the words to really describe Read More...