Insanity

I was emailed a couple of Word documents to read through yesterday. I started to read through them on my Mac, and then I realized that it would be way better to read through them on my iPad with my feet kicked up. But the files were zipped in the email.

So I went ahead and AirDropped the files from my Mac to iPad. That froze Pages for 10 minutes. Then I put the files in iCloud Drive, they still haven’t shown up on my iPad.

And then I put the files in a BitTorrent Sync’d folder, but the BTSync app on my iPad started to crash on launch.

In the end, I just emailed the files to myself and read them, finally, on my iPad.

Insanity.

I would have been done far sooner if I never bothered with the iPad. And that’s the problem with the iPad — or more aptly — with Apple’s software.

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by Ben Brooks
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tl;dr

I was emailed a couple of Word documents to read through yesterday. I started to read through them on my Mac, and then I realized that it would be way better to read through them on my iPad with my feet kicked up. But the files were zipped in the email. So I went ahead […]