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Kate Middleton in Labor (The Daily Beast)
Kate and William like to do things their way, and the birth of their first child is proving, so far, to be no exception. With no fanfare, no sirens and no police outriders, a dark Range Rover and a shiny new Audi nosed their way calmly through the traffic-free streets of London shortly after dawn this morning, covering the one-and-a-half miles from Kensington Palace to the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in a couple of minutes.

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Apple Adds ‘Why You’ll Love an iPad’ Page to Site

Apple is no longer alone in the tablet business. Faced with competition, the company is tapping into iPad-love for its new marketing effort which aims to attract new customers.

iPad owners are passionate about their devices and Apple wants to get that message across to potential owners. To do so, the company has introduced a new page on its website titled, “Why you’ll love an iPad.”

Apple boasts on the page: “When iPad was introduced, there was nothing quite like it. And there still isn’t. Today millions of people are using iPad and iPad mini to do just about anything you can imagine. Here are a few reasons why they’re loving every minute of it.”

The page highlights all of the features of the device and points to a study by J.D. Power and Associates, in which Apple ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Tablets.” (Via Apple Insider).

Convert Your Handwriting into Digital Text

 

Do you love taking notes by hand? Using the TruGlide Stylus and Notes Plus for the iPad, this editor managed to digitize his scribbled notes (handwriting screenshot embedded above).

This editor has always dreamed of a way to convert his chicken scratch handwriting into a digital format, hoping to someday digitize years worth of journals. In fact, he drafted an early form of this post using Notes Plus, a stylus and an iPad. You can see our original handwriting above and the handwriting translation below.

If you want to do this at home, we’ve outlined the six step process below…

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