Tagged with: iPad

Facebook Finally Launches iPad App

Facebook Finally Launches iPad App

After months of rumors, Facebook has officially launched a native app for the iPad. The app adds better photo browsing, chatting with friends and a more interactive news feed. Perhaps the coolest feature is the ability to play Facebook games in full-screen mode. Read the full article at Slashgear.com ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 11, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 11, 2011

Netflix has quickly reversed course on its plan to split its streaming and DVD-by-mail services. Despite confusing customers by flip-flopping on the company’s course of action, the decision will be beneficial for subscribers. If you still rent DVDs and stream movies, you can manage it all from Netflix.com. In other news, ...

Farewell to a Futurist

Farewell to a Futurist

Thank you, Steve. That is what we all have been saying in the past few days, usually with emotion, often deep emotion. Life went on pause when I first heard the news. My wife shed tears. The statements – visual and written – that poured in evoked even more emotion. How Steve touched people and shaped their lives ...

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Powell Power

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Powell Power

No one was more in view last week in the TV world than Michael Powell, president/chief executive officer of the National Cable Television Association. As things turned out, no one was more in view last week in the TV world more quotable, ultimately more welcomed, than Powell. Six months after assuming both NCTA roles ...

How Amazon’s Kindle Fire is Saving Civilization

How Amazon’s Kindle Fire is Saving Civilization

Oh what a seemingly overblown headline. And yet, if you think about it, it’s not that far from the truth. Because with its broad potential reach, and its likely ability to get people to pay for valuable content, the Fire seems poised to provide a counterbalance for a “free” web, while also giving people the freedom to ...

Kindle Fire vs. iPad 2: Review & Comparison

Kindle Fire vs. iPad 2: Review & Comparison

Amazon announced four new Kindles: three e-ink models and one extraordinary 7” color tablet-style device called the Kindle Fire.  The e-ink models are noteworthy because of their low price points.  Amazon now owns the low-end of the market.  The Kindle Fire is noteworthy because it is not a piece of hardware, it is a ...

Amazon Expected To Announce Tablet This Week

Amazon Expected To Announce Tablet This Week

Amazon is expected to announce the newest competitor to the iPad with a revamped version of the popular Amazon Kindle. The company's strategy is to undercut Apple's pricing and analysts are expecting a cost of $250. By subsidizing the tablet, Amazon can essentially provide a device that tells consumers to purchase all of ...

Amazon Tablet Being Released Before Holidays

Amazon Tablet Being Released Before Holidays

If you're still holding out on buying a tablet, Amazon's most interesting competitor to the iPad will reportedly be available by the end of November. According to TechCrunch, the tablet will be a 7" Kindle that runs an Amazon skinned version of Android. The price is rumored to be half the cost of the 16GB iPad. Read the ...

Protecting Your Memories by Protecting Your Devices

Protecting Your Memories by Protecting Your Devices

Losing certain objects is like losing certain parts of our personal lives.   We can set stuff down and forget to pick it up, or get our entire bag stolen at a coffee shop or airport.  It seems like we had it one second and the next it’s gone.  Whether it happens through villainy or absentmindedness, one lost bag and ...

Amazon’s Tablet May Be Strongest iPad Competitor

Amazon’s Tablet May Be Strongest iPad Competitor

Amazon has been working on its own tablet computer and Forrester Research is making bold claims of its future success. Published in Forbes, the group believes Amazon could sell 3-5 million tablets by the end of the fourth quarter. As seen with the HP TouchPad’s recent popularity, a low price tag could be the key to ...