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Bily Foster: Web Designer, Developer and Producer.  Bily has been around the internet since the BBS days.  When he first got his hands on an iPod touch he knew that the iPad wouldn’t be far behind.  One of the first to order the original, and first in line for the last two releases of the iPad.  Bily covers all kinds of tech news all brought to him by his iPad.

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All posts tagged iPad

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...

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...

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...

Podcast Episode 19 – Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

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! Wait a second this isn’t an iPad what the HECK is it?! This might look kind of like an iPad but it’s different, much different. It has front facing speakers, front facing landscape camera. Flip it around and it’s got a camera on the back, with LED light. The sides are sleek and smooth with no controls. Along the top is the power button, volume rocker, a Micro SD card slot, an IR transmitter and headphone jack. Read More...

Podcast Episode 15 – Seattle

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! This week we’re talking about Seattle. We’re shifting gears this week since I had to come out to Seattle for PAX. And I had such a great time, I want to tell you about Seattle. With over 600,000 residents Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle metro contains around 3.4 million inhabitants and has an amazing downtown area. After our work with PAX we took time to take in some of the downtown activities. Read More...

Audio Podcast: Episode 15 Seattle

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! This week we’re talking about Seattle. We’re shifting gears this week since I had to come out to Seattle for PAX. And I had such a great time, I want to tell you about Seattle. With over 600,000 residents Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle metro contains around 3.4 million inhabitants and has an amazing downtown area. After our work with PAX we took time to take in some of the downtown activities. Read More...

Podcast Episode 14 – AirPlay

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! This week we’re talking about AirPlay. Apple has a Proprietary Protocol for sharing Media, which is a fancy way of saying it can beam audio and video around a network. Originally called AirTunes back when it was audio only, the technology has evolved to include video and even mirroring. In case you don’t know, mirroring is where you send what you are looking at to system you are AirPlaying to. AirPlay is different than sharing because you Read More...

Podcast Episode 11 – Amazon Instant Video and Hulu Plus on AppleTV

TIG-EP11 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! This week it’s ‘Amazon and Hulu Plus on iOS’ iOS finally got two great new video apps added into their ecosystem. One is a brand-new one, and the other is about damn time. Starting with the biggest one, Amazon Instant Video. To me this is huge, Amazon is the second-largest video-on-demand service out there and now it’s tied into the iPad. So now between Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Hulu you have an incredible amount of Read More...

Podcast Episode 10 – The Mountain Lion

TIG-EP10 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! This week it’s about ‘the mountain lion’ On Wednesday morning Apple released its latest iteration of its computing OS dubbed Mountain Lion and of course it comes chalk full of new features. 200 new features and of course we are going to dive into each and every one of them to understand the when, where and why it was added or changed. Number 1…. Just kidding its a 6 to 7 minute podcast and of course Read More...