Tag Archives: iPad

Light Foresight Part III

Rocking some links before kicking the end of the second chapter (draft); no storytelling lesson today: [Seesmic, Loic Le Meur, Business Model] http://mashable.com/2010/11/07/seesmic-for-enterprise/ #beagilenotagirouette [Apple, MacBook, MacBook Air, UI, GUI, NUI, User XP, Mac OS Lion] http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/07/switched-on-the-ipadification-of-mac-os/ #smart(acrossthe)linemanagement [Microsoft, Kinect, NUI, Vocal … Continue reading

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The Nook Color Might Be a Better Android Tablet Than We Thought

Intro: The Nook Color’s built on top of Android, but seemed crippled in its potential to be a killer Android tablet by the way it’d run apps. Well, the reality is, it could be a solid little Android tablet after … Continue reading

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Time Inc., Hachette execs go head-to-head on mobile Web versus app debate

Intro: While Time Inc. and Hachette Filipacchi Media both have mobile Web sites and applications, executives from each company took different stances on the debate at Netbiscuits Partner Day 2010. Points of View: “The mobile browser is the killer app—mobile … Continue reading

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Google bets on location-based mobile coupons as linchpin for success

Intro: A Google executive at the Netbiscuits Partner Day said that his company’s mobile strategy is focused on location-based services, with local mobile advertising and mobile coupons particular points of emphasis. Key Points: “People who switched to smartphones searched 50 … Continue reading

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Kobo Store Gets Digital Magazine and Newspaper Subscriptions

Key Point: Kobo’s news stand is similar in scope and pricing as those offerings from competitors Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com, which both offer wirelessly delivered newspaper and magazine subscriptions. Titles are typically priced identically across the various stores. The difference … Continue reading

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“Peter Rabbit” for iPad Delivers Interactive Twist to Classic Tale

Intro: Thanks to rapid developments in consumer technology — namely, large-format touchscreen devices like the iPad, and soon, Android, BlackBerry 6 and Windows 7-based tablets — the definition of the e-book is quickly evolving. Soon, the word “e-book” will no … Continue reading

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Pearson raises full-year earnings forecast

Intro: Publisher reports growth in digital sector, sustained boost in advertising at Financial Times and rising ebook sales My take: Smart players from traditional media can make a good use of digital. I advice the ones that just “don’t understand … Continue reading

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The Increasingly Connected Consumer: Connected Devices (Nielsen)

Key Points: early adopter tool rather male and younger than other connected devices more shared than mobile devices The iPad trumps the iPhone for “print” and video viewing… …which leads to greater engagement Connected devices owners (aka Early adopters) as … Continue reading

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A Tour Of How Networks Have Blocked Google TV From Their Web Content

Intro: After less than a week since its release, three of America’s largest television networks have started blocking Google TV users from watching video content on their web sites. Sort of. While ABC and CBS keep Google TV viewers out, … Continue reading

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Enhanced TV vs Traditional Advertisers

Key points: “Advanced television functionality has been around for years, but it has always been fragmented and inconsistent,” said Michael Bologna, director-emerging communications at WPP’s Group M. “That has been a problem for advertisers. Advertisers want to reach mass audiences.” … Continue reading

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