Tagged with: iPad

Samsung Vs. Apple—MMA Style

Samsung Vs. Apple—MMA Style

A recent article in All Thing Digital described the new head of marketing for Samsung and her number one communications objective.  That is, to get people to stop thinking about their products, and start feeling something for them.  Experience shows us that when you transition your brand from the left side of the brain to ...

iPad 3 Rumored for March Release

iPad 3 Rumored for March Release

According to sources leaked to the New York Times, the newest model of Apple's iPad will be announced in March. An Apple employee told the Times that the iPad 3 is about the same shape and size as its predecessor, but touts a faster processor and "truly amazing" screen. Presumably, the new screen will be similar to the ...

Apple Becomes Top PC Manufacturer

Apple Becomes Top PC Manufacturer

The iPad’s success has made Apple the top PC manufacturer worldwide. A report found that Apple sold 15 million iPads last quarter, pushing the company ahead of mainstay manufacturers like HP and Dell. Once a niche product, the tablet is making its case as a popular personal computer. Read the full article at ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 1, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 1, 2012

The iPad’s success has made Apple the top PC manufacturer worldwide. A report found that Apple sold 15 million iPads last quarter, pushing the company ahead of mainstay manufacturers like HP and Dell. Once a niche product, the tablet is making its case as a popular personal computer. In other news, U.S. lawmakers are ...

Apple iTextbooks Already Hits 350,000 Downloads

Apple iTextbooks Already Hits 350,000 Downloads

Apple recently launched its digital textbook initiative and it’s already gaining popularity. Within days of being available, over 350,000 digital textbooks were downloaded. While a number of those downloads can be attributed to a free e-book being offered, the iPad only textbooks are already gaining momentum. Read the ...

Tablet, E-Reader Ownership Doubles

Tablet, E-Reader Ownership Doubles

The popularity of tablets and e-readers skyrocketed over the holidays, with 19% of adults now owning some sort of tablet device. The massive drop in prices also doubled ownership of e-readers to 20% of adults, up 10% just from November 2011. These numbers are huge considering only 3% of adults owned iPads in May 2010. Read ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 24, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 24, 2012

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that police must obtain a warrant before tracking a suspect’s car with GPS. Using electronic surveillance is allowed in public spaces, but physically placing a GPS in a suspect’s car is considered an unlawful search that violates the Fourth Amendment. In other news, Apple recently ...

Apple Tries to Redefine the Textbook

Apple Tries to Redefine the Textbook

With its most recent announcement, Apple wants to redefine the textbook. iBooks 2 lets students read textbooks specially designed for the iPad, including video, audio and interactivity. For publishers, iBook Author will let you build interactive e-books with just a few clicks Read the full article at arstechnica.com ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 20, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 20, 2012

Google and Wikipedia’s protesting of anti-piracy legislation resulted in a huge response from users online. Google collected over 7 million signatures for its petition against SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act and PiPa, the Protect IP Act, while Wikipedia sent over 8 million people to their state’s representatives. In ...

Welcome to 2012!

Welcome to 2012!

Well, here we are in 2012.  There is much about change and expectation in the air.  This is the year of the quadrennial presidential election in America, the ongoing drama about the future of the Euro and the next stage of the Occupy movement.  We continue to suffer the on-going debt overhang and hangover from drinking ...