I was perusing the Small Business B.C. web site and came across an article which argued that incorporating your company shields its shareholders from any legal claims. This isn’t exactly true in all cases, so I posted a reply: I hit the Submit button, and the site barfed out this: <sigh> Oh, governments. Why do your Interwebs haz so much of teh fail?
There’s no denying that Apple makes beautifully designed products. From the simplicity of the Mac Mini to the impossibly tiny iPod Shuffle, Apple wins design kudos for form and function all time time. But there’s one big flaw in Apple’s design of the iPhone and iPad that still hasn’t been fixed — the onboard speakers. On both the iPhone and iPad, the speaker is located on the rim of the product — which means that when you’re looking at the screen and listening to audio, the audio is shooting out away from you. This isn’t a problem for audio that’s recorded at decent levels, but so many videos out there (especially those on YouTube) are recorded with levels that are way too low. Cranking up the volume doesn’t help. I often end up having to hold my iPhone in this position: Although silly looking, this actually increases the volume significantly. On my audio test, cupping your hand in front of the speaker increased the decibel le