Nintendo recently announced its newest gaming system, the Wii U at this years E3 game expo. While no release date was given, Nintendo showed off working hardware including a tablet-like touch-screen controller. By utilizing the controller for heads-up display, Nintendo could seriously change the way we game. In other news, Apple’s newest mobile operating system iOS 5 is snubbing Facebook and integrating itself with Twitter. With a single sign-in, Twitter will integrate with multiple Apple applications, allowing users to send tweets and share links on the fly. The lack of Facebook integration is Apple’s way of ensuring it controls the user experience. And finally, if you recently experienced problems using Skype, the company has been battling a significant service outage. Skype has had two major outages in just one month after being acquired by Microsoft. The $8.5 billion price tag doesn’t mean that Microsoft won’t have work to do.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 8, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).