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iPhone owners can now access Facebook Timeline

December 19, 2011


Facebook’s new Timeline features is now available for iPhone owners. When the desktop version was released late last week, the social media network only had the mobile app available for Androids. Facebook users must first enable Timeline on their desktop version beforehand. Then an update of the mobile app will allow iPhone users to see […]

Fried Kool-Aid, #tigerblood among Twitter’s hot topics & hashtags for 2011

December 6, 2011


Oh, Twitter. Again, you don’t disappoint with your year in review for the list of hot topics and hashtags. Today, the social media network categorized topics and listed the most used hashtags in 2011. Some (such as the iPad and iPhone) are not very surprising. It looks like Charlie Sheen is #winning by being listed […]

Time Inc. avoids Apple, goes with HP and Google

February 13, 2011


Time Inc., which owns the large magazines Time, People and Sports Illustrated, made a competitive move in the tablet market by striking an agreement with Hewlett-Packard to sell subscriptions on HP’s TouchPad tablet. Time Inc. has also said it will sell print-digital bundles with full access for Google’s Android Market. While the TouchPad tablet isn’t […]

Yahoo to launch “Livestand” later this year

February 12, 2011


Yahoo announced this week that it will launch a tablet-based news and magazine service called “Livestand.” While the service won’t be available until later this year, Yahoo says it will allow news and magazine publishers to offer their content on a variety of devices, including the iPad and Android. According to the article: “We see […]

Prototype of new iPad glimpsed at news event

February 10, 2011


On Feb. 2, when Rupert Murdoch unveiled “The Daily,” the iPad’s newspaper, eyewitnesses caught a glimpse of a prototype of a new iPad in the audience. An unnamed source confirmed its existence but News Corp. and Apple declined to comment. The only tidbit we know is that it allegedly features a front-facing camera at the […]

ENPA: iPad subscriptions should be up to publishers, not Apple

February 9, 2011


The European Newspapers Publishers’ Association praises the iPad and other tablet devices for providing digital content to subscribers. However, ENPA believes newspaper publishers should be the ones to decide subscription prices and payment options for subscribers. In a statement, ENPA said: “Newspaper publishers should have freedom of choice of payment systems for their readers and […]

The Daily has huge issues

February 8, 2011


We thought the biggest problem “The Daily,” the iPad’s new newspaper which launched Feb. 2, would have was the fact that people wouldn’t want to pay for its content. Boy, were we wrong. Turns out the download is free for the first two weeks but users have been less than thrilled with the product. Users […]