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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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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...

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...

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...

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...

Audio 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...

Audio Podcast Episode 21 – Microsoft Surface

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 Windows Surface Tablet! Okay obviously I don’t have a Windows Surface Tablet in my hand to show you. I went to get one. And I honestly was going to buy one. I figured I’d start with the entry level $499 Microsoft Surface until I learned it has Windows RT. What’s Windows RT? Well that’s what I said and the sales person (bless her heart for trying) proceeded to explain to me that it’s Windows Read More...

Audio Podcast Episode 20 – Apple’s October Surprise

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 Apple’s October Surprise! Boy oh boy did Apple low ball us with there September event, October they thew down the Gauntlet and then kicked dirt in the eye of the competition. Not only did the give us an iPad mini (more on that later), they snuck in an iPad 4 and blew us away with the new iMac but first lets talk MacBook Pros. MACBOOK PROS Now we have the option of picking up Read More...

Audio 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...

Audio Podcast: Episode 18 iOS6

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 iOS6! This past week Apple released iOS6 to the masses and its been a heck of a roller coaster ride, from the high points of new Siri commands to lows of iOS Maps. Then we shoot into the loop-t-loops of Twitter and Facebook integration, but before we get to comfy we head into the double helix of the new Passbook then we stable out and return to the start with some upgrades Read More...

Audio Podcast: Episode 17 iPhone 5 Event

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 Apple’s iPhone event! Okay so we are in the aftermath of Apple’s big iPhone 5 announcement and fanboys are drooling. I on the other hand, am tempted over the whole situation. Sure I think it’s great that they increased the size to 4″ and we all knew a new dock connector was coming eventually, but this was more of an evolutionary upgrade over the revolutionary one that everyone keeps expecting. People always Read More...