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Droplikes Allows Businesses to Use iPads for Customers' Facebook Likes, Check-Ins, Offers - Posted 1 day, 2 hours ago
Apple's iconic iPad tablet has many uses, including connecting visitors to ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Adds Device-Level Targeting to Mobile App Ads - Posted 1 day, 22 hours ago
Facebook is sharpening the precision of the targeting options available for its ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Messenger Now Available For IPad - Posted July 3, 2014
Facebook quietly (and finally) released its Messenger application for the ... [AllFacebook]

5 Electronic-Payment Tips For Small Businesses On Facebook, From Square - Posted July 3, 2014
Electronic payments provider Square, one of Facebook's partners in its ... [AllFacebook]

The Verge Has No Plans to Test X-Rated iPad Case - Posted June 30, 2014
We here at FishbowlNY are very familiar with the vagaries of Friday afternoon posting. At that point in the week, people are pretty much done with hard-news browsing. All they want is fun and frivolity. Or, at most, a very different kind of hard news. Score one in all those departments... [Fishbowl NY]

The Verge Has No Plans to Test X-Rated iPad Case - Posted June 30, 2014
We here at FishbowlNY are very familiar with the vagaries of Friday afternoon posting. At that point in the week, people are pretty much done with hard-news browsing. All they want is fun and frivolity. Or, at most, a very different kind of hard news. Score one in all those departments... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook IPad App Update Focused On Trending Topics And Videos, Games - Posted June 16, 2014
Facebook announced an update for its iPad application, in which a new column was ad... [AllFacebook]

Kuhcoon Ads Updates IOS App For Facebook Page Admins To Manage, Monitor Ad Campaigns - Posted June 10, 2014
Kuhcoon Ads, which allows Facebook page administrators to manage and monitor ad campaigns via their iPhones, released ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Launch Of Video-Sharing App Slingshot Appears Imminent After App Store Sightings - Posted June 9, 2014
The video-sharing application and Snapchat competitor that was first reported by ... [AllFacebook]

Modio, a New 3D Print App for iPad - Posted May 20, 2014
(3Ders) Modio has announced the launch of Modio for iPad, an app designed to work with today's desktop 3D printers. With Modio, it is easy to design fully pose-able creatures and characters digitally using the built-in part library, modify them with fun surface textures and shapes and then make them real... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook IOS App Update Adds Previewing Of Draft Posts, Post Creation With Poor Or No Connections - Posted May 15, 2014
Facebook released version 10.0 of its flagship i... [AllFacebook]

Adobe Debuts Updated Media Optimizer, New Analytics Features, Experience Manager Communities - Posted May 14, 2014
Adobe added to its already-robust social marketing offerings with several announcem... [AllFacebook]

School Isn't Over Yet, But Facebook Offers Advice To Brands For Back-To-School Season - Posted May 12, 2014
School isn't even over yet, but Facebook is already urging marketers to prepare for the upcoming ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Yanks Poke, Camera From App Store - Posted May 12, 2014
Facebook has made its focus on producing stand-alone applications more than clear in recent weeks, but two of its pre-... [AllFacebook]

IPad Instagram App Flow Readies Version 2 - Posted April 30, 2014
In the absence of an official Instagram application for the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Releases Updated IOS App - Posted April 18, 2014
Facebook released version 9.0 of its ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Updates Pages Manager For IOS - Posted April 4, 2014
Facebook updated yet another mobile application, rolling out... [AllFacebook]

Facebook IOS App Update Allows Users To Choose Friends To Share Photos With - Posted March 18, 2014
Facebook rolled out an update to its flagship application for iOS, ... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Shoppers Can Savor Relevant Deals - Posted February 21, 2014
Facebook users looking for a way to search for coupons from ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show' Farewell - Posted February 10, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos ... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: The Social Job Seeker, The Mobile Job Seeker, And Facebook's Role In The Process - Posted February 6, 2014
Facebook is the preferred social network for job seekers, while recruiters still gravitate toward ... [AllFacebook]

Revolved, a 'Geodesic' 3D Modeling App for the iPad - Posted January 8, 2014
(3D Printing Industry) Revolved is a new 3D modeling App for the iPad, created with mad attention to detail, by Bartosz Ciechanowsky. Made for iOS 7 and with Apple's design and style in mind, Revolved is by far the easiest 3D modelling App author Davide Sher has have ever tried (and... [3D Maker Insider]

Still Waiting For An IPad App From Instagram? Flow Is A Go - Posted December 20, 2013
Despite Instagram's rapid growth, the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network still does not have an of... [AllFacebook]

Who Is Facebook's New Executive Creative Director? - Posted December 18, 2013
Facebook's new executive creative director brings a hint of Apple, as Scott Trattner, who held the same title at TBWA/Media Arts Lab, which focused on advertising for Apple, is now on board at the social network. Trattner will manage Faceboo... [AllFacebook]

How To Display Real-Time Like Counts For Your Facebook Page On An Ipad - Posted December 7, 2013
Locations such as retail outlets that want to display real-time like totals can use ... [AllFacebook]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [Lost Remote]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [AllFacebook]

Not As Many Americans As You Think Own A Tablet Device - Posted October 18, 2013
It's impossible to watch television these days without seeing an ad for the latest Kindle, iPad, or Samsung device. If the number of those commercials and online chatter were any indication, you would think almost every American owns one. But as it turns out, that's not the case at all. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Martha Stewart is Still Upset About Her Broken iPad - Posted September 27, 2013
Martha Stewart recently broke her iPad. It was a travesty because she didn't realize that she had to be a commoner and bring her iPad in to get it fixed. Sadly, Stewart remains confused: i cannot believe that Apple Public Relations is mad at me for tweeting about ... [Fishbowl NY]

Martha Stewart is Still Upset About Her Broken iPad - Posted September 27, 2013
Martha Stewart recently broke her iPad. It was a travesty because she didn't realize that she had to be a commoner and bring her iPad in to get it fixed. Sadly, Stewart remains confused: i cannot believe that Apple Public Relations is mad at me for tweeting about ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Updates SDK For IOS 7 - Posted September 19, 2013
After taking care of users by updating its flagship iOS application for ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Updates SDK For IOS 7 - Posted September 19, 2013
After taking care of users by updating its flagship iOS application for ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Releases App Update In Conjunction With Apple's IOS7 Rollout - Posted September 18, 2013
Facebook marked Apple's official rollout Wednesday of its iOS 7 operating system for its iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices with the release of a new application, version 6.5, with design changes to conform with the new elements of iOS 7. ... [AllFacebook]

NY Times Updates Apps for iOS 7 - Posted September 18, 2013
We imagine that you've heard already, but today Apple released its latest software update, iOS 7. Not wanting to be seen as so September 17th, The New York Times has already released updated versions of its iPhone and iPad apps. The revamped Times' apps keep the... [Fishbowl NY]

NY Times Updates Apps for iOS 7 - Posted September 18, 2013
We imagine that you've heard already, but today Apple released its latest software update, iOS 7. Not wanting to be seen as so September 17th, The New York Times has already released updated versions of its iPhone and iPad apps. The revamped Times' apps keep the... [FishbowlNY]

Let The Music Play On: iTunes Radio Arrives Soon With Siri Support - Posted September 11, 2013
Does the leading Internet radio service Pandora, which is based on Pandora Media's Music Genome Project, have anything to fear from Apple? Apple's iPhone 5C and 5S smartphones, formally launched yesterday, boast the new iOS 7 operating system to be officially released ne... [semanticweb.com]

Scoop.it Launches iPad App Version of Its Social Curation Platform - Posted September 10, 2013
David Needle of Tab Times recently wrote, "Back in the mid-1980s, Apple's Macintosh helped launch a new industry, desktop publishing. Can the iPad similarly be the device of choice for a new generation of cont... [semanticweb.com]

Findables Smartphone, Tablet Cases Allow Users To Share Facebook, Other Social Info Via QR Codes - Posted August 29, 2013
Cases for smartphones such as the iPhone 5 often serve other purposes aside from prot... [AllFacebook]

iGo3D Printing Store to Open in Oldenburg, Germany - Posted August 21, 2013
(3Ders.org) 3D Printer Shop iGo3D in Germany announced that first specialized store for 3D printing will have its grand opening in the City Center of Oldenburg on September 7 at 2 pm. The store has a size of about 130 square meters and 3D printers from Ultimaker, Builder, Witbox, 3D... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Google Now Comes To Google Search - Posted August 16, 2013
The next few days will see Google upping the search ante again, whether you're looking for information in Gmail, Google Calendar or Google+. In Google Search, users will be able to ask questions like what is their flight status or when an expected package will arrive, without having to troll through... [semanticweb.com]

Restaurants' Mobile Facebook Pages Integrated With OpenTable; Listings Added To Mobile Pages For TV Shows, Movies - Posted August 12, 2013
Mobile Facebook pages for ... [AllFacebook]

Ex-Facebook CTO Bret Taylor Announces Launch Of Quip Word Processor - Posted July 31, 2013
When Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor left Facebook last year to launch a startup with Kevin Gibbs, his friend, the founder and tech lead of the Googl... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kate Middleton in Labor | Indiegogo Campaign for Snowden - Posted July 22, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Pretty.Digits Enters Real-Time Like-Counter Display Market With LikeScreen - Posted July 17, 2013
Displaying real-time Facebook like totals in stores and other business locations is starting to ... [AllFacebook]

Magazines' iPad Editions See 24 Percent Jump in Ads - Posted June 24, 2013
Magazines might finally be getting advertisers to accept the conundrum that is the iPad. According to Ad Age, the number of ad units in magazines' iPad editions jumped... [Fishbowl NY]

Magazines' iPad Editions See 24 Percent Jump in Ads - Posted June 24, 2013
Magazines might finally be getting advertisers to accept the conundrum that is the iPad. According to Ad Age, the number of ad units in magazines' iPad editions jumped... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook For IOS Gets Structured Status Updates, Ability To Edit Privacy Settings Of Shared Content - Posted June 19, 2013
Facebook released version 6.2 of its application for iOS devices, adding the ... [AllFacebook]

Why Two Industry Giants -- Walmart and Viacom -- Have Semantic Technology In Their Sites - Posted June 3, 2013
The opening keynotes at this week's Semantic Technology and Business Conference saw two industry giants pump up the volume about how, and why, to apply semantic technology in the enterprise. At Viacom, the largest pure-play medi... [semanticweb.com]

Is Facebook Draining Your IPhone, IPad Batteries? - Posted May 31, 2013
Could the Facebook iOS application be draining the batteries of your iPhones or iPads? German IT specialist and iOS developer Se... [AllFacebook]

Getting Europe Into The App Economy - Posted May 29, 2013
In the United States, the app economy, as of late 2012, had created close to 530,000 jobs and served as a significant economic driver for a number of states. A study released by CTIA-The Wireless Association and the Application Developers Alli... [semanticweb.com]

Turn Your Finger into an Instant 3D Drawing Tool - Posted May 23, 2013
(3Ders.org) 3D Systems has launched Cubify Draw, a free mobile 3D printing app that allows anyone with an iPhone, iPad or iPad Mini device to create 3D printable content with their fingertips. Users can digitally doodle with their finger or trace an imported picture and then enhance it with features like... [Inside 3D Printing News]

5 Changes That Would Greatly Improve Facebook - Posted May 17, 2013
Many of Facebook's more than 1 billion monthly active users would agree -- the site is great, but could use some improvement. As users complain about ads, a cluttered and confusing interface, and several other things, there are a few things that Facebook could implement to make the site much more... [Lost Remote]

5 Changes That Would Greatly Improve Facebook - Posted May 17, 2013
Many of Facebook's more than 1 billion monthly active users would agree -- the site is great, but could use some improvement. As users complain about ads, a cluttered and confusing interface, and several other things, there are a few things that Facebook could implement to make the site much more... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Events Aggregator HugeCity Announces IOS App - Posted May 13, 2013
Wondering what to do this weekend and want to see where the hotspots are in your city? HugeCity mines Facebook's public event data to bring it all together. Now HugeCity has an iOS application, as well as a fresh look ... [AllFacebook]

3D Printing, Augmented Reality and Architecture - Posted May 1, 2013
(3D Printing Industry) London-based Inition is a technology company well versed in 3D printing technologies and has carried out a great deal of R&D into augmented reality 3D software and its applications. Most recently, the company has been working on an augmented-reality iPad app specifically for architectural companies, which... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Time to Release Special Tablet-Only Edition on Boston Marathon - Posted April 16, 2013
Time is going to release a special tablet-only edition on the Boston Marathon bombing this Thursday, April 18. The issue will include analysis of the attack and will be available for free download on iPads, Android tablets, Kindles and Nooks. Thursday... [Fishbowl NY]

Time to Release Special Tablet-Only Edition on Boston Marathon - Posted April 16, 2013
Time is going to release a special tablet-only edition on the Boston Marathon bombing this Thursday, April 18. The issue will include analysis of the attack and will be available for free download on iPads, Android tablets, Kindles and Nooks. Thursday... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Chat Heads, Stickers Coming To IOS - Posted April 16, 2013
Although Apple will likely not cede the iPhone's home screen for Facebook Home, iOS users Tuesday will get access to Chat Heads capability. Facebook announced that iPhone and iPad users will have this update sometime Tuesday and be able to use the company's newest messaging feature. Additionally, iPad own... [AllFacebook]

An inside look at Starz companion app for 'Da Vinci's Demons' - Posted April 15, 2013
Starz new series, Da Vinci's Demons shows viewers, "the secret history of Leonardo da Vinci's tantalizing life reveals a portrait of a young man tortured by a gift of superhuman genius." To bring this new world to l... [Lost Remote]

An inside look at Starz companion app for 'Da Vinci's Demons' - Posted April 15, 2013
Starz new series, Da Vinci's Demons shows viewers, "the secret history of Leonardo da Vinci's tantalizing life reveals a portrait of a young man tortured by a gift of superhuman genius." To bring this new world to l... [Inside 3D Printing News]

What Others Are Saying About Facebook Home - Posted April 5, 2013
Facebook Thursday unveiled the closest thing to a Facebook phone, with Home. Select Android devices will have access to Home starting April 12, and it will later beco... [AllFacebook]

Google Releases Quickoffice for iPhone, Android - Posted April 3, 2013
Google Apps for Business users can now edit Microsoft Office files using Quickoffice on iPhone and Android, the company announced today. Already available o... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple Adds 'Why You'll Love an iPad' Page to Site - Posted March 29, 2013
Apple is no longer alone in the tablet business. Faced with competition, the company is tapping into iPad-love for its new marketing effort which aims to attract new customers. iPad owners are passionate about their devices and Apple wants to get that message... [Inside Mobile Apps]

New York Takes 'All in One' Approach to New iPad App - Posted March 28, 2013
New York's new iPad app -- complete with a subscription option -- debuts on Monday. What is worth noting is its streaming integration of NYMag.com content, combined with the magazine's pieces, all in one place. At the top of the app... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Takes 'All in One' Approach to New iPad App - Posted March 28, 2013
New York's new iPad app -- complete with a subscription option -- debuts on Monday. What is worth noting is its streaming integration of NYMag.com content, combined with the magazine's pieces, all in one place. At the top of the app... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Users More Likely To Engage With Videos On Mobile Than Desktop - Posted March 22, 2013
Facebook recently redesigned its News Feed to show off more visual content, with photos a... [AllFacebook]

Pinterest Releases New Apps for iOS and Android - Posted March 22, 2013
Need inspiration? Check your purse. Pinterest has updated its mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android to include some of the discovery features that were recently released on the web. Here's what'... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Explains Mobile-Focused Design - Posted March 19, 2013
As more users check their Facebook activity on their phones or tablets, the company's design team has had to follow suit. When Facebook announced the redesigned News Feed, Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the design was largely motivated by mobile. The ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Adds Cover Photo Capabilities To IOS App - Posted March 18, 2013
Facebook pushed its latest iOS native application update Monday, giving users the ability to change their cover photos from their phones or tablets. The latest version of the iOS app also improved group messaging features. These features are already ... [AllFacebook]

3 Micropublishing Platforms to Start Your Publication - Posted March 15, 2013
The world of publishing is treacherous. Today, coming up with enough capital to fully staff, produce and publish a magazine is a daunting task -- and making a profit off of it is almost impossible. But, it turns out, a new trend is rising that could help startup magazines produce, and even... [TVSpy]

YouTube's Capture App Brings Video Editing to iPad and iPad Mini - Posted March 14, 2013
Video editing on YouTube makes its way to the tablet with the release of the YouTube Capture app for iPad and iPad mini. Announced today, the tool lets YouTube users record, edit, and share videos straight from their tablet devices. Edit... [SocialTimes.com]

MakieLab's iPad App for 3D Printing Your Own Dolls Has 70K Designed in First Week - Posted March 14, 2013
(TechCrunch) MakieLab released an iPad app last week that lets a user design a unique doll with special hair, facial features and custom clothing. Buyers can have the doll 3D printed and sent to them at a price that starts around $88, excluding shipping. The app has seen about 70,000 dolls... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook's Revamped News Feed Aspires To Be A Personalized Newspaper - Posted March 7, 2013
In an effort to clean up the clutter, Facebook introduced a redesigned news feed Thursday. Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, ironically enough, compared the company's vision to that of a newspaper. If users just want to see stories about Wall Street, they can flip to the business section. On this new... [AllFacebook]

MakieLab Talks 3D-Printed Dolls - Posted March 7, 2013
(Guardian) London-based MakieLabs has released an iPad app called Makies Doll Factory to help people make and order Makies from their tablet. Two days after the iPad app was released, people had made more than 4,500 Makies with it - created them in the app, if not actually paid for real... [Inside 3D Printing News]

IncrediMail Reimagines The Email Experience For iPad - Posted March 7, 2013
Today Perion, the developer of desktop email client IncrediMail, has launched a new application for iPad users that turns traditional emailing on its head, reimagining the experience for tablet. In a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Voice Media Group Takes on Yelp with New Mobile Apps - Posted February 25, 2013
Alternative newspapers including LA Weekly and the Village Voice are reclaiming their role as the go-to sources for recommended local events, restaurants, and bars. Parent company Voice Media Group has launched a redesigned mobile app for these ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Updates iOS App; Adds Free Calling In U.S., Canada, Improved Buttons - Posted February 22, 2013
Facebook released an update to its iOS application, version 5.5, and the main addition is the ability to make free calls if both users are located in the U.S. or Canada, which the social networ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Apps Bring Super Bowl Spectators Together - Posted February 1, 2013
Even if you're at a huge Super Bowl party this Sunday, you'll probably be checking Facebook on your phone or tablet. Maybe you want to congratulate your friend in Baltimore or talk some trash to a buddy in San Francisco. There are several Facebook-integrated applications that look to enhance your Super... [AllFacebook]

Webtrends Deepens Facebook Marketing Offerings - Posted January 29, 2013
Webtrends, a digital marketing firm, has been stepping up its Facebook services over the past couple of years, and the results have been evident.... [AllFacebook]

Kleek Simplifies Your Facebook Life - Posted January 25, 2013
It seems like Facebook's privacy settings change almost on a weekly basis. A new iOS application from Germany, ... [AllFacebook]

Cleverbug Creates Engaging Birthday Cards With Facebook Photos - Posted January 15, 2013
While there are several platforms that try to make the birthday experience more special on Facebook, iOS application Cleverbug feels ... [AllFacebook]

Will Facebook Announce Messenger For IPad At Tuesday Press Event? - Posted January 14, 2013
Another theory has emerged on what Facebook will announce at its ... [AllFacebook]

Android: Facebook's Springboard To The World - Posted January 10, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has always said that his goal for the company is to connect the world. ... [AllFacebook]

Esurance Will Send One Facebook User To SXSW - Posted January 9, 2013
Looking for a way to get to this year's South by Southwest Music, Film, and Inter... [AllFacebook]

Touchscreen Tables: The Newest Restaurant Revolution? - Posted January 4, 2013
As food writers/enthusiasts, we know how difficult it can be to make your restaurant stand out--especially in a crowded market. Serving great food in a casual, well-designed atmosphere just isn't enough anymore (if it ever was). Now, in the tradit... [PRNewser]

A Look Back At The Year Of Facebook Developments - Posted December 20, 2012
Even a casual Facebook user can see that the site has changed dramatically over the past year. On Thursday, Facebook's developers team ... [AllFacebook]

The Hollywood Reporter Updates iPad App - Posted December 20, 2012
Everyone likes new things, right? Well, at least for the first couple days. Then new things become old and we're bored with them again. For those who enjoy The Hollywood Reporter on their iPad, they have something new to enjoy. For now! The magazine has ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Hollywood Reporter Updates iPad App - Posted December 20, 2012
Everyone likes new things, right? Well, at least for the first couple days. Then new things become old and we're bored with them again. For those who enjoy The Hollywood Reporter on their iPad, they have something new to enjoy. For now! The magazine has ... [FishbowlNY]

Tumblr Update Delivers iPad Optimization - Posted December 20, 2012
Tumblr launched an update of its iOS app yesterday that delivers iPad optimization. Users on iPad have more direct access to Tumblr's basic content-sharing menu and will see larger ... [SocialTimes.com]

YouTube Tops Apple's 2012 Top Free iPhone Apps Chart - Posted December 14, 2012
As the end of the year approaches, Apple has released its AppStore Best of 2012, a list of the year's top sellers, notable trends and editors' picks. On the paid front, Angry Birds Space took the number one spot for the b... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook For IOS Update Lets Users Choose Album When Uploading Photos - Posted December 13, 2012
Facebook's Android application wasn't the only one to receive a facelift today. The site also announced that the ... [AllFacebook]

LitRagger Brings Literary Journals To iPad & iPhone - Posted December 12, 2012
Wish you could read your favorite literary journal on your digital devices? LitRagger has recently launched, giving indie journals a chance to publish on Apple devices. Inside of the app, you can subscribe to Bellevue Literary Review, FIELD, Gulf Coast, Hobart, Prairie Schooner, Salamander... [GalleyCat]

INFOGRAPHIC: Walmart, IPhone, And The Hottest Holiday Tech Trends On Facebook - Posted December 10, 2012
Walmart was the most-talked-about brand on Facebook over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and it appears that the major retailer has carried that momentum through the holiday season. According to an infographic from Compass Labs, Walmart is again one of the most popular Facebook brands, wi... [AllFacebook]

Nine Important Facts About Facebook Photo Sync - Posted December 3, 2012
Now that Facebook's photo sync feature has offici... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Cyber Monday | Facebook Privacy - Posted November 26, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Five Key Considerations For Facebook Page Promotions - Posted November 21, 2012
The holiday season has already begun. Brands and... [AllFacebook]

Oprah Uses Apple iPad to Endorse Microsoft Surface - Posted November 19, 2012
The public understands the challenges of brand consistency in the digital age. With so many distractions unfolding so continuously and quickly, it's easy to go off message or reveal a failure in a brand's promise or values. Just as that dangerous mix of human fallibility and technical reliability ... [AgencySpy]

Oprah Uses Apple iPad to Endorse Microsoft Surface - Posted November 19, 2012
The public understands the challenges of brand consistency in the digital age. With so many distractions unfolding so continuously and quickly, it's easy to go off message or reveal a failure in a brand's promise or values. Just as that dangerous mix of human fallibility and technical reliability ... [PRNewser]

Yandex Takes To The iPad - Posted November 15, 2012
Search engine Yandex, which like Google, Bing and Yahoo takes advantage of sites using schema.org markup to improve the display of search results, today released a search app for the iPad. The other major search providers have already accounted for the iPad in their search portfolios. According... [semanticweb.com]

Newest Facebook Messenger For IOS Update Includes Feedback - Posted November 12, 2012
Updates to Facebook's mobile applications are coming fast and furious. Monday, ... [AllFacebook]

Convert Your Handwriting & Facebook Ballots: Top Stories of the Week - Posted November 9, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the most popular AppNewser headlines of the week, including how to tether your smartphone, Facebook ballots and how to convert your handwriting into digital text (video review embedded above). Click here to sign up for AppNewser's daily email ne... [Inside Mobile Apps]

How Not to Care for an iPad: Video - Posted November 9, 2012
I'm sure many of my readers are entertained when tech blogs or Blendtec destroy a new gadget, but the following video will be far less amusing. It reportedly shows a group of Walmart employees abusing iPads. I'm not entirely sure this video is real, but according to the Redditor who posted this... [Inside Mobile Apps]

New iPhone App Turns Any Desk Into a Virtual Keyboard - Posted November 8, 2012
When most people saw the concept video from Aatma Studios which showed an iPhone with a holographic keyboard, they sighed with longing. Florian Kr utli, on the other hand, was inspired to come up with his own virtual keyboard app for the iPhone. His app, which he named Vibrative, runs on... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Trapit Launches v1.3 of Trapit for iPad - Posted November 8, 2012
According to a new article out of the company, "Trapit, the AI-powered, personalized discovery engine, today announced the release of Tra... [semanticweb.com]

Convert Your Handwriting into Digital Text - Posted November 6, 2012
  Do you love taking notes by hand? Using the TruGlide Stylus and Notes Plus for the iPad, this editor managed to digitize ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

UPDATED: Facebook Gifts: Now On IOS Devices - Posted November 5, 2012
Facebook made more progress in the mobile gifting arena Monday, as the social network announced that the newest update of its iOS application will include Gifts, for users in the U.S., at least. In this version of Facebook's Apple app, the site also upgraded its Messenger and Camera features. ... [AllFacebook]

Apple Sells 3 Million iPads in 3 Days - Posted November 5, 2012
Apple released their two latest tablets last Friday and it looks like the sales over the launch weekend didn't live up to Apple's past record. They've just announced that they sold three million iPad 4s and iPad Minis in the past three days. While you might be impressed by the word million,... [Inside Mobile Apps]

5 iPad Apps Journalists Should Try For Interviews - Posted November 1, 2012
When Apple first announced its fourth-generation iPad and iPad Mini, I'm sure many journalists out there were extremely excited for the opportunity to get their hands on these new gadgets. I know I was. But for all the functional uses the iPad provides us, I wonder how many journalists have truly... [10,000 Words]

LinkTV Brings Semantic Smart Search To News Videos For iPad Users - Posted November 1, 2012
It's been a big week for news, especially on the East Coast, where Hurricane Sandy punched hard. Add to that the U.S. presidential elections, the fighting in Syria, and the World Series win by the San Francisco Giants. For those fortunate enough to have a charged iPad, or access to a power... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Power Editor Users Can Target Ads By Mobile Operating System, Device - Posted October 31, 2012
Advertisers using Facebook's power editor can now target the social network's users based on the operating system or mobile device they are using to access Facebook. According to sister blog ... [AllFacebook]

Bringing your social graph to TV, meet Stevie - Posted October 31, 2012
Stevie, a Tel Aviv-based startup has a mission to change the way we consume social on TV. The company, which "turns your Facebook and Twitter into a beautiful television experience," launched at TechCrunch Disrupt is announcing a b... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Microsoft Event | Facebook Ads | LinkedIn Video Ads - Posted October 26, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple Releases First iPad Mini Commercial - Posted October 24, 2012
The launch of the iPad Mini yesterday marked the beginning of both speculation about Apple next product (I'm thinking the iPad Maxi with a 13" screen) as well as new commercials. Apple commercials are usually clever and/or funny, and the first one iPad Mini is no exception. I'm sure you recognize the... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Newsweek's Challenge: Getting Subscribers to Go Digital - Posted October 24, 2012
When Newsweek shuts down for good in a couple months, it has one big question to answer: What in the world is it going to do with all the print subscribers? The id... [Fishbowl NY]

Newsweek's Challenge: Getting Subscribers to Go Digital - Posted October 24, 2012
When Newsweek shuts down for good in a couple months, it has one big question to answer: What in the world is it going to do with all the print subscribers? The id... [FishbowlNY]

Report: 77 Percent Of Data Generated By Facebook Mobile Apps Goes To Five Sites - Posted October 23, 2012
With more and more Facebook users accessing the social network via mobile devices, Citrix examined where mobile traffic driven by Facebook was going, finding that 77 percent of the data volume generated by the social network's mobile app... [AllFacebook]

Will the Public Tire of Apple's Endless Product Rollout? - Posted October 22, 2012
Here we go again. Apple launches yet another highly-anticipated product amid a media whirlwind/ hype machine set to whip up the public like a bowl of meringue. And it works. Every time. This time, as we're sure you know, it's the ... [PRNewser]

5 Stats to Note From Poynter's iPad Eye-Tracking Study - Posted October 22, 2012
Last week, Poynter shared findings from its recent eye-tracking study. Using "eyetracking gear, observation and exit interviews," Poynter tracked 36 people as they engaged with news stories on an iPad, an ... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck Speaks | iPad Mini | Instagram-Twitter Integration - Posted October 22, 2012
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Tabby Awards/Business Deadline Extended - Posted October 15, 2012
The submission deadline for the Tabby Awards/Business has been extended to to Monday, October 22 at 11:59 pm EST. Follow this link to enter your business app--th... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Ballmer's Brilliant Plan: Make Microsoft 'Cool' - Posted October 12, 2012
When you try to think of the most groundbreaking "devices and services" company in the world today, the first name that comes to mind is...Microsoft, right? No? Well, CEO Steve Ballmer wants to change all that, and he's got a ... [PRNewser]

WSJ's iPad Editor Tells How to Get a Job Like His - Posted October 10, 2012
The rise of new media may be a bane for the print medium, but it certainly is a boon for the more tech-inclined. David Ho, editor of mobile, tablets and emerging technology at The Wall Street Journal is one of those ... [10,000 Words]

Can the 'iPad Mini' Make up for Apple Maps? - Posted October 3, 2012
Thanks to Interbrand and common sense, we now know that Apple is the No. 2 most valuable brand in the world--and its profile is rising faster than that of any other company. Yet, in the wake of disap... [PRNewser]

The New York Times' New iPad Website Could Mean End of Apple App - Posted October 2, 2012
The New York Times has launched an HTML 5 web app (app.nytimes.com) for the iPad. The app is available to subscribers and organizes content in four ways: Times Wire, a live feed of the latest news and media; All Sections, which is pr... [Fishbowl NY]

The New York Times' New iPad Website Could Mean End of Apple App - Posted October 2, 2012
The New York Times has launched an HTML 5 web app (app.nytimes.com) for the iPad. The app is available to subscribers and organizes content in four ways: Times Wire, a live feed of the latest news and media; All Sections, which is pr... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Messenger For IOS 2 Adds Support For IOS 6, IPhone 5, And Bubbles - Posted October 1, 2012
What do Apple's iOS 6, the larger screen on its new iPhone 5, and bubbles have in common? They are all pillars of the ... [AllFacebook]

Fortune Changes iPad App, Shifts Plan - Posted September 25, 2012
Fortune's iPad app used to open up to a storefront image, asking users to pay before viewing any content. That's the way plenty of magazine apps function, but Fortune has now shifted gears. The new Fortune iPad app weaves both free and pay-to-view content togeth... [Fishbowl NY]

Fortune Changes iPad App, Shifts Plan - Posted September 25, 2012
Fortune's iPad app used to open up to a storefront image, asking users to pay before viewing any content. That's the way plenty of magazine apps function, but Fortune has now shifted gears. The new Fortune iPad app weaves both free and pay-to-view content togeth... [FishbowlNY]

Healthcare Not Yet Mobile: PCs Still Dominate the Market - Posted September 21, 2012
For all the talk of smartphones and tablets, you'd think every American plugs into an iPad after work each day and that millions of PCs currently sit in the corners of our homes gathering dust. Yet a ... [PRNewser]

Facebook Updates IOS App To Reflect IOS 6, IPhone 5 - Posted September 20, 2012
Facebook Thursday rolled out a new iOS application, Facebook for iOS 5.0.1, which includes support for i... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Ad Network | iOS 6 Debut | Teacher Bullying - Posted September 19, 2012
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Support For Admins: Pages Manager For Apple Updated, Feedback Panel Announced - Posted September 18, 2012
Those who manage Facebook pages can often use all the help they can get. The social network announced two things Tuesday to aid pag... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Has Just Updated Your Profile Page. What Do You Think? - Posted September 18, 2012
In an announcement made live this morning on the TODAY show, Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo explained that some pretty big changes are coming to everyone's Twitter profiles. Namely, we all now have the option to upload a cover photo to our Twitter profiles that will display on Twitter.com, Twitter for Android,... [AllTwitter]

The iPhone 5 and the Horrible Power of Hype - Posted September 14, 2012
Excitement is what makes life worth living--you know, the kind of joy that you experience when falling in love, having your first child...and getting your grubby little hands on Apple's iPhone5. Of course you've heard that Apple deb... [PRNewser]

Facebook Crows About Success Of New IOS App - Posted September 14, 2012
Facebook touted the success of the Aug. 23 release of Facebook 5.0 for iOS, saying that one-ha... [AllFacebook]

Could Samsung's Loss Be a Win in Disguise? - Posted September 12, 2012
Generally, we PR professionals expect the loss of a major lawsuit to prove damaging for a company's reputation and, consequently, its sales. Yet Samsung's recent ... [PRNewser]

Amazon's New Kindle Tablets Optimized For Facebook - Posted September 7, 2012
Amazon is la... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kindle Updates | Instagram Buy | Twitter Self-Serve Ads - Posted September 7, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

NBA 2K13 Takes Its Talents To Facebook - Posted September 5, 2012
Next month, you won't need an insane vertical leap to rise to power in the National Basketball Association. Game developer 2K Sports, which makes basketball video game NBA 2K1... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: 66 Percent Of College Students Believe Tablets Help Them Study More Efficiently - Posted August 27, 2012
OnlineUniversities.com created an infographic called "Teaching with Tablets" that looks at the technology adoption among high school and college students. We've embedded the whole infographic bel... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Mobile Facebook Messenger Update Adds Emoticons, Shows When Friends Were Last Active - Posted August 24, 2012
Shortly after Facebook announced an upgrade for Apple iOS devices and said it was working on ... [AllFacebook]

Next Up For Facebook: Android - Posted August 23, 2012
Now that Facebook has given its Apple iOS application a serious speed boost, it's time for the company to focus on Android devices. While Inside Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

We Welcome Our New Robot Overlords - Posted August 23, 2012
The life of a PR professional is demanding: Every client seems to think that he or she is the center of the universe, and the overextended rep often gets a little seasick while being pulled in so many different directions all day every day. It's enough to make you wish you... [PRNewser]

Facebook 5.0 For iOS Released; Twice As Fast? - Posted August 23, 2012
Users of Apple iOS devices who feel the need for speed may have their needs met by Facebook 5.0 for iOS, an update released to the iTunes App Store Thursday. Facebook claimed in its ... [AllFacebook]

Apple PR Fail: Tech Giant Scolds New SVP - Posted August 17, 2012
Hey, how's Apple doing? Well, their stock just soared to an all-time high in anticipation of new ... [PRNewser]

Pinterest Pushes Ahead with New Mobile Apps - Posted August 15, 2012
Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest, which made headlines last week by dropping its invitation-only status, stepped up its mobile game today with ... [PRNewser]

Pinterest Gets Real with New iPad, iPhone, and Android Apps - Posted August 15, 2012
Pinterest wants you to move away from your desk and start making your pins a reality, at least that's the idea behind the newly redesigned apps that the company released on August 15. "It may sound funny, but our goal has never been to ke... [SocialTimes.com]

Vodio's Personalized Video Discovery App Now On iPhone - Posted August 14, 2012
Tel Aviv-based Vodio Labs launched their personalized video discovery app earlier this year on iPad. Over two million video views later, the company today launches Vodio for iPhone, bringing their video disco... [SocialTimes.com]

Print Mags Are Back on Top...of Pinterest - Posted August 9, 2012
You may have heard the news that the public's long, sordid love affair with print magazines -- those prime drivers of the recycling/waste management industry -- ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Sponsored Stories | LinkedIn Win | WordPress HD - Posted August 3, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Huffington, The iPad Magazine from HuffPo, Goes Free - Posted August 2, 2012
Huffington -- the iPad magazine from The Huffington Post -- launched only a little over a month ago, and things have already begun to change. According to Capital New York, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Huffington, The iPad Magazine from HuffPo, Goes Free - Posted August 2, 2012
Huffington -- the iPad magazine from The Huffington Post -- launched only a little over a month ago, and things have already begun to change. According to Capital New York, ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Launching 'Save For Later' Option - Posted July 31, 2012
Facebook is expanding well beyond the like button. First, there were ... [AllFacebook]

Lucky and Architectural Digest Launch iPad Editions - Posted July 31, 2012
Lucky and Architectural Digest have finally come to the iPad. As of now, the only Cond titles not on the iPad are Details, W and Teen Vogue. ... [FishbowlLA]

Global Tablet Use To Surpass 780M In 2016 - Posted July 30, 2012
Tablet adoption will continue to soar over the next four years, according to a new report from the British company Strategy Analytics. The report, called Global Tablet Installed Base Forecast by Country... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Report: Facebook Mobile Ads Only Seen By 3%-13% Of Users - Posted July 30, 2012
A new study by eye-tracking outfit EyeTrackShop il... [AllFacebook]

Apps for Journalists & Book Pirate Fight: Top Stories of the Week - Posted July 27, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the most popular AppNewser headlines of the week, including our blog's expansion, apps for journalists, how to make your computer sound like a typewriter and yesterday shipping at Amazon (video embedded above). ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Google Earth Gets 3D On iPad, iPhone - Posted July 27, 2012
Google is bringing cities into full 3D view in the latest update on the Google Earth iOS app. Available for the new iPad, iPad 2 and iPhone 4S, the app gives a full tour of city streets in a handful of cities across the U.S. and Eur... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Seven More Countries Get Facebook App Center - Posted July 25, 2012
Facebook's app center applications discovery portal is now available in seven more count... [AllFacebook]

iPad Sales Increased 84% Last Quarter - Posted July 24, 2012
Apple sold 17 million iPads in the third quarter of 2012, an 84 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Nevertheless, Bloomberg noted that profit was $9.32 a sharem, below Wall... [FishbowlDC]

iPad Sales Increased 84% Last Quarter - Posted July 24, 2012
Apple sold 17 million iPads in the third quarter of 2012, an 84 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Nevertheless, Bloomberg noted that profit was $9.32 a sharem, below Wall... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Social Media Newsfeed: iPad Prototype | Facebook Grilled | YouTube Blurring - Posted July 19, 2012
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Next Issue Launches on iPad - Posted July 10, 2012
Next Issue Media, a digital venture from big publishing houses, is now available on the iPad. The app lets users subscribe to up to 39 magazines for a flat, monthly fee. The subscription fee breakdown, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Next Issue Launches on iPad - Posted July 10, 2012
Next Issue Media, a digital venture from big publishing houses, is now available on the iPad. The app lets users subscribe to up to 39 magazines for a flat, monthly fee. The subscription fee breakdown, ... [FishbowlNY]

News360 Streamlines Personalization on iPad News Discovery App - Posted July 10, 2012
News360 today launches a redesigned version of its semantically-enabled news discovery application for the iPad. In the works for some eight months, the company's goal has been to further its vision of building an AI assistant that understands what someone is interested in and how he consumes differ... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Launches App Center In More Countries - Posted July 9, 2012
Facebook announced Monday that its app center portal for discovery of applications is now available to 100 percent of its users in the U.... [AllFacebook]

Apple May Release 7.85" iPad To Compete With Kindle Fire & Nexus 7 - Posted July 5, 2012
Rumors are circulating that Apple will release a new and smaller iPad in a move to compete with the Nexus 7 and the Kindle Fire. The mini is rumored to cost as little as $249. Bloomberg has more details: ... [GalleyCat]

Social Media Newsfeed: iPad Rumors | GM and Facebook | The Censorship Effect - Posted July 5, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: RIM's Sinking Ship | Chrome on iOS | Tumblr Pinned Posts - Posted June 29, 2012
Click here to receive this Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Study: iPad Owners Consume More News - Posted June 21, 2012
A recent survey from the Reynolds Journalism Institute found that iPad users were more likel... [10,000 Words]

LG, Microsoft Seek To Give Siri Some More Competition - Posted June 21, 2012
Siri's got more company: LG Electronics Quick Voice is scheduled to make its appearance on the LG Optimus Vu Android smart phones at the end of the month. Now there are three voice-enabled mobile personal assistants, including the ... [semanticweb.com]

Panelists Say Social Apps Can Lead to Rape | Microsoft Unveils Tablets | Group to Facebook: Don't Target Ads to Kids - Posted June 19, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Updating Software Development Kit For Apple IOS 6 To Reflect Integration - Posted June 18, 2012
With Facebook integration officially coming to Apple's iOS 6 mobile operating s... [AllFacebook]

Songza In Tune With Facebook Open Graph - Posted June 15, 2012
Songza, a music-streaming application for the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook App Center Starts Hitting IPads - Posted June 14, 2012
As part of Facebook's gradual rollout of its app center, some users with Apple ... [AllFacebook]

Vital.AI: A Semantic Platform for Big Data-Driven Apps - Posted June 14, 2012
Yesterday The Semantic Web Blog discussed how personalized mobile assistance came up on the lists of a bright future in the eyes of semantic web experts (see here). Sharing that vision is the team at Vital.AI, the NYC-startup founded by Marc Hadfield. Its Thrive.AI app,... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook-Apple Integration: Now What? - Posted June 13, 2012
Now that the details are out about Fa... [AllFacebook]

Apple Announces Facebook Integration With IOS6, OSX Mountain Lion - Posted June 11, 2012
Apple officially confirmed that ... [AllFacebook]

Apple to Unveil iOS 6 | Report: Seniors Use Social, Too | LinkedIn Updates Members on Password Debacle - Posted June 11, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Officially Launches App Center - Posted June 8, 2012
The leak is now a launch, as Facebook began rolling out its ... [AllFacebook]

Report: Next Version Of Apple IOS To Include Integration With Facebook - Posted June 1, 2012
"Stay tuned," was what Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook had to say about his company's relationship... [AllFacebook]

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Facebook - Posted May 30, 2012
Apple Chief Executive Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Stardog RDF Database Bites Into Fat Part Of The Market - Posted May 30, 2012
Clark & Parsia's Stardog lightweight RDF database is moving into release candidate 1.0 mode just in time for next week's upcoming Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Francisco next week. The product's been stable... [semanticweb.com]

Latest Phone Rumors: Facebook Staffing Up - Posted May 29, 2012
Hold the phone: Like a persistent telemarketer, rumors of a Facebook phone ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Helps Bingo Bash Score The Pot - Posted May 25, 2012
Bingo! Multiplayer, synchronous bingo game ... [AllFacebook]

Video Chat Provider OoVoo Launches 12-Way App For Facebook - Posted May 22, 2012
Video chat provider OoVoo announced... [AllFacebook]

CNNMoney Launches iPad App - Posted May 18, 2012
CNNMoney has launched an iPad app. The app features a simple layout and allows users to sort what news appeals to them the most. Those who use CNNMoney's website to monitor stocks can access their information as well. The app also carries content fro... [Fishbowl NY]

CNNMoney Launches iPad App - Posted May 18, 2012
CNNMoney has launched an iPad app. The app features a simple layout and allows users to sort what news appeals to them the most. Those who use CNNMoney's website to monitor stocks can access their information as well. The app also carries content fro... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Updates Mobile Photo Layout - Posted May 14, 2012
Facebook began rolling out an improved layout for posts with photos across all of its mobile platforms (Apple iOS, Android, and its mobile website). Photos will now fill the screen from edge to edge, appearing up to three times larger. And multiple photos from an album or event will be displayed within... [AllFacebook]

Another Facebook Acquisition: Mobile App Glancee - Posted May 4, 2012
Facebook's May 18 initial public offering hasn't slowed its ... [AllFacebook]

Jobvite Facebook Contest Seeks Referral Stories - Posted May 2, 2012
Social recruitment platform Jobvite is marking its first annual "National Empl... [AllFacebook]

Report: Facebook Prepping Messenger For Ipad - Posted May 2, 2012
Facebook is developing a stand-alone version of its ... [AllFacebook]

NewsMix Mixes In More Facebook Sharing - Posted May 1, 2012
Customized digital magazine creator ... [AllFacebook]

Elevator Pitch: Storyville Wants to Do for Short Stories What iTunes Did for Music - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Meckler meets with Storyville co-f... [SocialTimes.com]

Elevator Pitch: Storyville Wants to Do for Short Stories What iTunes Did for Music - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Meckler meets with Storyville co-f... [Fishbowl NY]

Elevator Pitch: Storyville Wants to Do for Short Stories What iTunes Did for Music - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Meckler meets with Storyville co-f... [FishbowlNY]

Elevator Pitch: Storyville Wants to Do for Short Stories What iTunes Did for Music - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Meckler meets with Storyville co-f... [FishbowlDC]

Elevator Pitch: Storyville Wants to Do for Short Stories What iTunes Did for Music - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Meckler meets with Storyville co-f... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Elevator Pitch: Storyville Wants to Do for Short Stories What iTunes Did for Music - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Meckler meets with Storyville co-f... [PRNewser]

Elevator Pitch: Storyville Wants to Do for Short Stories What iTunes Did for Music - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Meckler meets with Storyville co-f... [GalleyCat]

LinkedIn Launches iPad App With Bells and Whistles - Posted April 26, 2012
Professional social network LinkedIn has finally launched an app for iPad. As an iPad user myself I was startled when I found out I had to download the iPhone version of the LinkedIn app which, not surprisingly, was far from "retina display" capable. The social network obviously has a... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Social App Discovery Added To Android - Posted April 24, 2012
What's good for the Apple is good for the Android, as Facebook announced that it extended its single-sign-on and deep-linking options to Android devices, following its move in February to do... [AllFacebook]

Google+ Redesign | Apple's eBook Lawsuit | Spotify's Web Button - Posted April 12, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

TMZ Releases iPad App - Posted April 6, 2012
In the latest effort to expand their growing news empire, TMZ has released their first app for the iPad. The app includes all of the things you've come to love on the website (stories, videos, photo galleries) but optimized for iPad/iOS5 users. While I still prefer to read their articles within a web... [FishbowlLA]

StreamGlider iPad News Reader App Will Evolve To Help Businesses Correlate Diverse Data Sets - Posted April 5, 2012
The latest version of the StreamGlider iPad news reader app for providing consumers with topic-oriented streams of information debuted this week. It brought with it the capability to limit hashtag or keyword searches in a Twitter, YouTube, or Flickr frame to a local area and turn on ... [semanticweb.com]

Pinterest Co-Founder Exits | Groupon's Stock Drops | Tumblr's Facebook Integration - Posted April 3, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Welcome to the Morning Social Media Newsfeed! Here, we... [SocialTimes.com]

Magazines Look Terrible on The New iPad - Posted March 26, 2012
Over the past several days, complaints about how bad magazines look on the iPad have been rolling in. The reason, according to Mashable, is that the older magazine apps simply weren't built... [FishbowlLA]

Tech RoundUp: New iPads Sell Like Crazy, Stringfly Offers Rewards - Posted March 19, 2012
Apple has tons of cash. That's the big takeaway from these stories, which go into detail about the co... [PRNewser]

Nobody Knows Exactly What to Call the "New iPad" -- Would Steve Jobs Have Left it Nameless? - Posted March 16, 2012
The world of news is ablaze with stories of people lining up at Apple stores around the world and getting their hands on the "new iPad". But isn't it strange that nobody knows exactly what to call it? "New iPad", "iPad HD", "iPad 3"... the terms are being used... [SocialTimes.com]

The New York Times Magazine To Get iPad App... In Two Years - Posted March 9, 2012
We're big fans of The New York Times Magazine under the direction of Hugo Lindgren. It's pretty much the number one reason we subscribe to the weekend edition of the Times. Judging by Lindgren's talk at C... [Fishbowl NY]

The New York Times Magazine To Get iPad App... In Two Years - Posted March 9, 2012
We're big fans of The New York Times Magazine under the direction of Hugo Lindgren. It's pretty much the number one reason we subscribe to the weekend edition of the Times. Judging by Lindgren's talk at C... [FishbowlNY]

Pump Up Your Pics for the New iPad, and Other News from the Unveiling - Posted March 8, 2012
The latest iteration of the iPad tablet was unveiled yesterday and the big story was the "retina" screen, one that's so precise the eye can't see the pixels. The science behind this hi-tech screen is described here. ... [PRNewser]

Siri's Going To Japan And Possibly Flirting With the iPad - Posted March 7, 2012
Siri's coming to Japan, but not to Apple TV. And, in a limited way, it may have made its way into the iPad, too. Previous to the Apple event today, there had been speculation that an Apple iTV would be unveiled that reportedly would integrat... [AllTwitter]

After Technical Difficulties Hit Satellite Truck, KTLA Reporter Uses iPad to Cover iPad Event - Posted March 7, 2012
In San Francisco this morning to cover the unveiling of Apple's new iPad, KTLA reporter Rich DeMuro had to think fast when his crew encountered techincial difficulties wi... [TVSpy]

The New iPad is Probably/Maybe Going To Be Unveiled March 7 - Posted February 28, 2012
Let the frenzy begin. Invites have gone out for a "special event" hosted by Apple in San Francisco on March 7 and there's gleeful speculation that the iPad 3 will be revealed. Rumors and alleged "leaked peeks" of the new gadget have already gotten out with many thinking that this will be... [PRNewser]

TV Dinner: A Social TV Platform Based On Massively Multiplayer Online Games? - Posted January 24, 2012
This morning a brand new platform is dropping on the Social TV scene that claims to be a whole different ball game from all the other Social TV apps out there. It's called TV Dinner and co-founder Adam Broitman says, "We believe our interface is completely unique--not just in the... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Tablet, E-book Reader Ownership Nearly Doubles Over Holidays - Posted January 24, 2012
Good news for digital publishers: The number of Americans who own tablet computers and e-book readers nearly doubled over the holiday season, according to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Between mid-December and early January, the share of American adults who own a tablet computer jumped from... [10,000 Words]

Newsweek's New iPad App is Worth a Look - Posted January 23, 2012
The worst thing a magazine can do when designing an iPad app is to forget that people are using an iPad to read it. It sounds crazy, but it happens. A magazine is great, but when we're using an iPad, we want to swipe, scroll, tap and gently caress (okay, maybe... [Fishbowl NY]

Newsweek's New iPad App is Worth a Look - Posted January 23, 2012
The worst thing a magazine can do when designing an iPad app is to forget that people are using an iPad to read it. It sounds crazy, but it happens. A magazine is great, but when we're using an iPad, we want to swipe, scroll, tap and gently caress (okay, maybe... [FishbowlNY]

Getting Inside Zite - Posted January 11, 2012
Editor's Note: Here at the Semantic Web Blog we've done a lot of coverage of the personalized news mag app space. That includes some in-depth looks into Zite, acquired by CNN in August, such as this article... [semanticweb.com]

The Daily, Meet Android - Posted January 10, 2012
Big news for Android users. After publishing exclusively on the iPad since its February 2011 launch, The Daily is now coming to an Android near you. This month, select Verizon Wireless Android devices will come preloaded with the tablet newspaper, which ra... [Fishbowl NY]

The Daily, Meet Android - Posted January 10, 2012
Big news for Android users. After publishing exclusively on the iPad since its February 2011 launch, The Daily is now coming to an Android near you. This month, select Verizon Wireless Android devices will come preloaded with the tablet newspaper, which ra... [FishbowlNY]

StreamGlider iPad News-Reader App Touts Mixed Media and Multi-View Modes - Posted December 22, 2011
StreamGlider, which we first covered here, made its debut yesterday. The iPad news and social reader application in its initial version debuts sans the location-aware and some of the more... [semanticweb.com]

Publishing Your News Content to Google Currents - Posted December 15, 2011
Here on 10,000 Words, we've shown you a few tips on how to define your newsroom's mobile presence, as well as some ... [TVSpy]

Flipboard Launches Long-Anticipated iPhone App - Posted December 7, 2011
Flipboard, the social magazine iPad app that organizes sectionalized content (like "News," "Technology" and "Food") and social network updates into a sleek, unified interface, ... [TVSpy]

Flipboard Launches Long-Anticipated iPhone App - Posted December 7, 2011
Flipboard, the social magazine iPad app that organizes sectionalized content (like "News," "Technology" and "Food") and social network updates into a sleek, unified interface, ... [10,000 Words]

Apps That Won a Place on the Home Page of my iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone & Android - Posted December 2, 2011
I've written about thousands of apps for Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone here. If you ever wondered which of these third party apps (not part of the mobile platform) actually made their way to the start window for each of my devices, wonder no more. I usually leave the default... [SocialTimes.com]

Revisiting Using a QR Code & SlideShare to Share Presentations on Smartphones - Posted December 2, 2011
I provided a tip here in August that drew a fair bit of attention and commentary. The tip provided a solution to a problem I had to solve myself: How do I share a slide presentation with an audience when a projector is not available? My solution was to upload the... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Brings Catalogs Back To The Future - Posted November 28, 2011
Today the Google Catalogs app was released for Android tablets. The free Catalogs app makes 125 different catalogs available for browsing on an iPad and Android tablet, and in some instances links are available to order the prod... [SocialTimes.com]

The National Dog Show App for Android & iOS - Posted November 28, 2011
What could possibly more social than the the relationship between humans and their dogs? If you missed the National Dog Show that took place on November 19 and 20, you can still check out the highlights and learn about the dog breeds involved using the free The National Dog Show 2011... [SocialTimes.com]

Black Friday Tip: Free iPhone & iPad Apps - Battle Nations, Scan To PDF, GyroSynth - Posted November 25, 2011
Here's an tip for iPhone and iPad owners good for Black Friday and, in fact, every day of the year. If you follow iOS app tracking sites like AppShopper and 148apps, you know that there are a lot of apps that have their prices reduced... [SocialTimes.com]

Hitpad for iPad 2.0 Update Adds Social News Curation to a Lickable Interface - Posted November 23, 2011
Flipboard, the popular and useful social news curation app for the iPad, inspired a number of competitors in that app space. Back in April of this year, I took a look at one of these news aggregation apps and wrote... Hitpad for iPad: Lickable Graphical News Interface - Needs Social News... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Search App for iPad Gets Visual Enhancements - Posted November 22, 2011
Google released a new version of its iOS search app that includes significant enhancements for iPad users. Enhancements includes the Google Instant feature that displays results as you type. Google web apps are also easy to find and use from the updated search app. You can see what the first of... [SocialTimes.com]

Kickstarter Project Improves Typing On An iPad - Posted November 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_84511" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Image courtesy of the TouchFire Kickstarter project"][/caption] Four years after Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone's on-screen keyboard and encouraged us to trust it, we have grown used to them despite the fact that they don't provide a good touch typing ex... [SocialTimes.com]

Gmail for iOS Fixed Now. Missing Ability to Manage Multiple Email Addresses - Posted November 17, 2011
Google is a believer in the saying, "If at first you don't succeed, try try again." Google released the first Gmail for iOS app a little over two weeks ago. It was pulled within hours of its release because of a major bug. As Frank McPherson noted here: ... [SocialTimes.com]

Video Star for iOS: Create & Share Your Own Lip-synced Music Video. Singing Ability Not Necessary - Posted November 11, 2011
What if you wanted to star in a music video but had a couple of missing pieces: The ability to sing and a band, for example. A 99 cent app for the iPhone and iPad may be able to help you with this situation. Video Star lets you select from a... [SocialTimes.com]

Walmart for iPhone & iPad Apps: Speak to Create Shopping Lists, Coupons, Free Shipping & More - Posted November 9, 2011
Retail giant Walmart updated its iPhone app and released a brand new app for the iPad this week. TechCrunch reports that the updated iPhone app adds the ability to create shopping lists using continuous speech. App users can simply speak items at a normal rate and have the app unpack them... [SocialTimes.com]

Blastr 3.0 for iOS Update Enables Science Fiction Sharing & More - Posted November 8, 2011
My main source of information about science fiction and fantasy related TV shows and movie's is Syfy's (formerly the SciFi Channel) Blastr app for the iPhone and iPad. I check it every weekday. Reading entertainment news using Blastr in the iPad is, in my opinion, faster and easier than doing so... [SocialTimes.com]

The Tablet Market Is Coming Into Focus - Posted November 7, 2011
Today Barnes and Noble announced the Nook Tablet, their latest device that they intend will compete with the Amazon Kindle Fire. In my opinion the announcement of this $249 device hel... [SocialTimes.com]

LA Times Magazine App Given the Axe - Posted November 4, 2011
The November issue of LA, Los Angeles Times Magazine is out Sunday, but it won't be available for download. The magazine app, launched just this April, has been killed. We worried this might be a bad omen. The mag lost publisher Shelley... [FishbowlLA]

Watch Bloomberg TV For Free On An iPad - Posted November 2, 2011
When the iPad launched it was touted as a content consumption device. You can read books, play games, browse the web, watch movies, and watch television on an iPad. I've found myself using my iPad for watching video broadcast via the Internet much more than I expected, such as baseball... [SocialTimes.com]

Smule Raises $12M Round As It Continues Hiring Spree - Posted November 1, 2011
Social music app developer Smule has raised $12M in another round of funding after having previously raised $13.5. Best known for its popular mobile apps such as the I am T-Pain autotune app and Ocarina, Smule will aggressively pursue the mobile social music market by continuing to innovate on its existing... [SocialTimes.com]

NBC Simultaneously Launches News Magazine And iPad App - Posted October 31, 2011
Most everyone knows that today, Monday, October 31, 2011, is Halloween, but for the folks at NBC it's a bit more than that as the television network launches Rock Center, their new hour long news magazine featuring Bri... [SocialTimes.com]

PhotoTangler Collage Maker HD Creates & Shares Collages (now free) - Posted October 31, 2011
PhotoTangler Collage Maker HD for iPad lets you easily select, assemble and arrange photos into a collage. Photos can easily be moved, resized and swiveled into various angles using two-finger gestures. Photos can also be arranged in the z-p... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Propeller & Yahoo! Livestand News Aggregation Apps on Their Way? - Posted October 31, 2011
[caption id="attachment_82644" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="Yahoo! Livestand for iPad."][/caption]Google's rumored iPad mobile aggregation app has been discussed since September while ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 54 - Posted October 31, 2011
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Mickey's Spooky Night Puzzle Book for iPad & iPhone Now Free! - Posted October 28, 2011
Here's an early treat for kids anticipating their once a year anonymous social networking event (Halloween). Disney's Mickey's Spooky Night Puzzle Book (iTunes App Store) dropped its price from 99 cents to free. Disney's puzz... [SocialTimes.com]

SoundCloud for iPad: Create & Share Mini-Podcasts. Storage is Limited, However - Posted October 28, 2011
All Things D refers to SoundCloud as a music service. But, it is really more like Twitter for audio. SoundCloud lets you record audio and then distribute it via its web page, email, Facebook or Twitter. You could also think of it as a kind of mini-podcast creation and distribution... [SocialTimes.com]

Mint.com Personal Finance App Now iPad Friendly with 2.0 Upgrade - Posted October 27, 2011
Mint.com, the web-based personal finance management service owned by Intuit (of Quicken fame) released an update for its iOS app this week. Version 2.0 adds support for the iPad's large display and gestures. Tapping a multi-touch chart provides more details about your expensives. Timelines can be pinched to see spending over... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple Newsstand for iPad a Hit for Conde Nast & Other Digital Magazine Publishers - Posted October 26, 2011
On October 13, shortly after the iOS 5 became available for the iPad, I noticed something that caused me to digitally mutter Apple Newsstand for iPad the best thing to ever happen for digital magazines. I said this because six of the top 20 grossing iPad apps that d... [SocialTimes.com]

The Weather Channel for iPad 3.0.0 App: 3D Globe, Weather Tweets & iWitness Weather - Posted October 21, 2011
The Weather Channel for iPad app got a major update this week to version 3.0.0. The update includes a completely new design, a 3D spinning globe (map), a news and social tab and HD video of news and weather forecasts. People using an iPad 2 will see animated weather backgrounds reflecting... [SocialTimes.com]

TIME Populist for iPad: More Pop Culture Lists Than You Can Imagine - Posted October 20, 2011
If you have an iPad and enjoy "best of" and lists of all kinds, you definitely should take a look at the new free app from TIME Inc.'s entertainment group. The app covers the broad categories of movies, books, music, TV and games. But, dig deeper into the app and you'll... [SocialTimes.com]

AT&T U-verse TV Gains 3rd Party iOS Social Apps - Posted October 18, 2011
[caption id="attachment_81527" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Miso app for U-verse."][/caption]Watching TV has always had a social component. In the early days people in a community might gather around one of the few sets available for group viewing and discussion. Later when sets appeared in every home, people would gather aroun... [SocialTimes.com]

Are Instapaper 4.0 Enhancement Enough to Counter Free iOS 5 Safari Reading List Feature? - Posted October 18, 2011
One of the risks of creating a great single feature app is that its target platform will integrate that feature into itself at some point. Instapaper for the iPhone and iPad is an interesting case in point. Instapaper, a $4.99 app, lets you save web pages for offline reading. The new... [SocialTimes.com]

"The Darkness" Comic Book iPad App: First 6 Issues Free Until the end of Today - Posted October 17, 2011
comiXology launched another of their branded digital comic book apps this past weekend. This time it is Top Cow's The Darkness which first appeared in 1996. The story is about a former hitman who possesses an ancient elemental force named The Dar... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 96! - Posted October 17, 2011
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Box.net Offers 50GB Free Cloud Storage for Life to iPhone & iPad Users - Posted October 14, 2011
Cloud storage service Box.net has an interesting free offer to iPhone and iPad users: 50GB of free cloud storage forever for people who use Box.net's iOS app using a new or existing account. iPad and iPhone... [SocialTimes.com]

Pulse Syncs News Sources Across Devices - Posted October 12, 2011
Pulse is one of the several news reader applications available for mobile devices. Available for Android and iOS devices, a new version has been released that keeps track of your news sources and synchronizes them across devices, which enables you to quickly restore Pulse should you need to. The news sourc... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook for iPad App Finally Entering the App Store - Posted October 10, 2011
The iPad has been available for over a year and half. However, Facebook has ignored the iPad for most of this time. Rumors of an official iPad app started around mid-June this past summer. There are a number of... [SocialTimes.com]

iOS 5 -- And Newsstand -- Go Live Next Week - Posted October 7, 2011
Buried in the headlines following this week's untimely passing of Steve Jobs is the news that Apple will release iOS 5 next Wednesday, Oct. 12. It's an exciting (and free) upgrade for users of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The Notification Center, iMessage, Reminders and the integration of Twitter are... [10,000 Words]

Rdio Offering Free Streaming Music with a Facebook Login. But, Mobile Streaming Limited - Posted October 7, 2011
Rdio's charges $4.99 per month for desktop web music streaming and $9.99 for unlimited web and mobile streaming. However, Rdio just announced that free (and ad-free) music streaming is available now if you login with your Facebook account. ... [SocialTimes.com]

JELL-O Jiggle-It: Dancing Jell-o on iPhones & iPads - Posted October 7, 2011
Here's a little something for your iPhone or iPad to keep you amused over the weekend. Kraft Foods released an amusing, and free, app that displays Jell-o cubes that dance to the rhythms of songs from your library. JELL-O Jiggle-It... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Dynamic HTML5 Mobile Banners Ads Turned On. Get Ready to Interact with Mobile Ads - Posted October 5, 2011
Mobile advertisements might become a lot more interesting now that Google has turned on the ability to deliver dynamic HTML5 banners. These HTML5 banners are available for all ad sizes through the AdMob network for tablets and smartphones based on iOS (Apple) and Android. ... [SocialTimes.com]

What's What in Apple's iCloud Services? And, What Does it Cost? - Posted October 5, 2011
Apple laid out features, use cases and pricing for its iCloud service during yesterday's iPhone 4S announcement. The service is scheduled to roll out on October 12 (next week Wednesday) along with the iPhone 4S and new iPod models. Here are the details of the service. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for My iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 50 - Posted October 3, 2011
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The Kindle Fire: Amazon's Answer to the iPad - Posted September 28, 2011
Looks like the tablet family just got a whole lot bigger. Today, Amazon announced three new e-reading products with impressively low price points... [10,000 Words]

SlideShare Says No More Flash, All in With HTML, Mobile Friendly Slides - Posted September 28, 2011
I used SlideShare to help solve an somewhat unusual presentation problem I had last month. Lacking a projector, I used SlideShare to let people attending my talk follow my slidedeck on iPhone and Android smartphones.. The slidedeck consisted of PowerPoint slides uploaded to SlideShare.net. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Skype Updates iPhone & iPad Apps: Bluetooth, Video Stabilzation & New Bugs - Posted September 28, 2011
Skype released updates for its iPhone and iPad apps that brings a much needed enhancement and a new feature. - iPhone: Better image stabilization when transmitting video using the iPhone 4's rear camera. - iPhone & iPad: Ability to use a Bluetooth headset for a Skype call. It is hard to believe... [SocialTimes.com]

New iPhone to be Announced on Oct. 4? Don't Forget iOS 5 is Coming to Current iOS Devices Too - Posted September 28, 2011
With so much attention and speculation being focused on the possible new iPhone model or models next week, it is easy to forget that people who currently own an iPhone 3GS or 4, iPod touch 3rd or 4th generation or iPad 1 or 2 are going to get a lot of... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Amazon's iPad, Putin's Pecs, and Romney's E. Coli Problem - Posted September 27, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we unveil our new tablet device (which many of my roommates are calling an "iPad killer") and discuss the future presidents of Russia ... [Fishbowl NY]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Amazon's iPad, Putin's Pecs, and Romney's E. Coli Problem - Posted September 27, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we unveil our new tablet device (which many of my roommates are calling an "iPad killer") and discuss the future presidents of Russia ... [FishbowlNY]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Amazon's iPad, Putin's Pecs, and Romney's E. Coli Problem - Posted September 27, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we unveil our new tablet device (which many of my roommates are calling an "iPad killer") and discuss the future presidents of Russia ... [PRNewser]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Amazon's iPad, Putin's Pecs, and Romney's E. Coli Problem - Posted September 27, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we unveil our new tablet device (which many of my roommates are calling an "iPad killer") and discuss the future presidents of Russia ... [TVSpy]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Amazon's iPad, Putin's Pecs, and Romney's E. Coli Problem - Posted September 27, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we unveil our new tablet device (which many of my roommates are calling an "iPad killer") and discuss the future presidents of Russia ... [GalleyCat]

Evri Releases Topic-Based News App for iPad - Posted September 27, 2011
Semantic tech innovator Evri has launched a topic-based news discovery app for the iPad: "Evri says its iPad app is the first to offer to... [semanticweb.com]

My Sketch for iOS Produces Stunning "Pencil Drawings" from Photos. Free for a Limited Time - Posted September 27, 2011
I don't have a lot of interest in taking the generally sharp photos from my iPhone and degrading the image to emulate the output from cheap cameras produced decades ago. There are, however, certain photographic and graphic effects that I do appreciate. One that I've long found interesting are filters that... [SocialTimes.com]

Long Anticipated Facebook for iPad App May be Announced Soon... Or Not? - Posted September 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_79526" align="alignleft" width="320" caption="Facebook for iPhone app in 1x mode on an iPad."][/caption] Despite the iPad's market success, Facebook has managed to essentially ignore it since the iPad's launch in April 2010. In mid-June of this year, we heard rumblings that an iPad app from Facebook was mere week... [SocialTimes.com]

Evri for iPad: Yet Another Social News Aggregation App. Worthwhile or Not? - Posted September 27, 2011
There is not such thing, it seems, as too many news aggregation apps with a social networking twist. The latest to join apps like Flipboard and Zite Evri Comes To iPad With New Topic-Based News Reader Like all th... [SocialTimes.com]

HeyStaks for iPad & Android: Google Search Meets Flipboard - Posted September 27, 2011
What would happen if someone created a cross between Google search and Flipboard? The developers responsible for a new free app for the iPad and Android tablets hopes you will say HeyStaks. They describe HeyStaks as a community-based search app. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Ken Burns Documentary 'Prohibition' Makes Its Debut On iPhone & iPad Today - Posted September 23, 2011
Ken Burns fans--if you don't have an iPhone or iPad you'll want to get your hands on one ASAP because the king of documentary is debuting his new film 'Prohibition' today, September 23, on iPhone and iPad. If you don't have one of the Apple devices you'll have to wait... [SocialTimes.com]

Snapseed for iPhone & iPad: High Quality Photo Tool Free Until Sept. 23, 2011 - Posted September 22, 2011
Snapseed is a highly regarded photo enhancement app for the iPhone and iPad (4.5 stars average customer ratings with 393 ratings) that normally costs $4.99. However, if you visit Apple's App Store between now and Saturday, you get can it for free. Snaps... [SocialTimes.com]

SugarSync Updates Their iOS and Android Apps - Posted September 21, 2011
In June SugarSync released their web-based mobile management capability for iOS devices. With this capability one can use SugarSync to transfer files from any personal computer to an iOS device running the SugarSy... [SocialTimes.com]

Desk Pets TankBot: Tiny $25 Motorized Toys Controlled by an Android or iPhone - Posted September 21, 2011
The number of self-propelled toys controlled by smartphones continues to grow and become more affordable. The latest entry is the $24.99 TankBot that can be remotely controlled by iOS (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad) and Android devices. Desk Pets Tankbot ... [SocialTimes.com]

Steinway & Sons Enters the iPad Age with the Purchase of Etude (now free!) - Posted September 16, 2011
When you think technology and mobile technology in particular, the first company that comes to mind is probably not the 158 year old maker of fine pianos Steinway & Sons. And yet, Steinway & Sons just entered the iPad world with the purchase of the sheet music and piano learning app... [SocialTimes.com]

Nomad Editions for iPad: Reasonably Priced Digital-only Magazines - Posted September 16, 2011
iPad magazine apps are either single magazine apps like TIME or digital newstands like Zinio. Both deliver electronic editions of paper magazines. Nomad Editions publishes digital-only weekly magazines that cover a wide range of topics including pet dogs, wine and movies. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tonara Turns The Page For Musicians - Posted September 15, 2011
In my opinion one of the purposes for having a tablet is to replace paper. As a musician I have a fair amount of sheet music on paper in folders that I would prefer to have on a tablet like the iPad. Several apps are available for the iPad that display... [SocialTimes.com]

Dolphin Browser HD for iPad: A Step Above Apple's Own Safari Browser - Posted September 13, 2011
When the Dolphin Browser was released for the iPhone I commented that: "Oddly, it is only available for the iPhone. It does not have a version that scales to the iPad's large display where, I believe, it would find a welcome home by many users." well, the free Dolphin Browser HD... [SocialTimes.com]

Play Google Music On Your iOS Device - Posted September 8, 2011
In June Google launched the beta of their long rumored music service called appropriately enough "Music Beta by Google." At launch Google provided a desktop web app and ... [SocialTimes.com]

Share Stock Tips via iPhone with Finster - Posted September 8, 2011
Investors can share their stock-market tips with one click of their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch thanks to Finster, a new app from iDATA. Finster allows users to check into stocks and share their opinions of them by selecting one of six check-in options: I'm Bullish, I'm Bearish, I Bought, I Sold,... [SocialTimes.com]

Free Evernote Service Users Can Now Attach Any File Type from Desktop or Mobile - Posted September 8, 2011
Evernote's free cloud notes services and free apps for a number of mobile platforms has always been a great productivity tool and a great deal. Evernote's $45 per year premium service adds a number of features over and above what the free service offers. One of these premium features just made... [SocialTimes.com]

Factiva Focuses On Personas To Understand Enterprise Information Ecosystem - Posted September 7, 2011
You've just been semanticized. Or, you might be if you're a member of an organization that subscribes to Dow Jones Factiva. The information service known for the semantic tools it applies to its content, including its company, industry, region, and subject taxonomies, in order to ... [semanticweb.com]

Back To The Future: Add A Joystick To Your iPad - Posted September 6, 2011
[caption id="attachment_77248" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Image courtesy of ThinkGeek"][/caption] The iPhone and iPad have been popular gaming platforms despite their few buttons and touch screens. Even though programmers have done a great job of designing their games for touch screens, there are still a few games that are better suit... [SocialTimes.com]

The Number 1 Social Network Used In-flight is... - Posted September 6, 2011
Gogo provides in-flight WiFi service for several of the major airlines in the U.S. So, if anyone knows about what and how WiFi is used in the air, it is Gogo. And, their data provides a few surprises among the more expected results. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 49 - Posted September 5, 2011
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Cloud Engines Introduces New Storage Solution Targeted At Mobile Devices - Posted September 1, 2011
[caption id="attachment_76834" align="alignleft" width="218" caption="Image courtesy of Cloud Engines"][/caption] I've long advocated storage solutions like Dropbox and Box.net for mobile users because of their low cost and ability to expand the amount of information one can access from mobile devices. Some people do not like the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Springpad Friends Stuff (beta) Makes Finding What Facebook Friends Liked Easy and Fun - Posted September 1, 2011
Friends Stuff that will be rolling out in September for their online notebook service and mobile apps. The nice folks there activated the beta version of the Friends Stuff feature for my account to let me get an early look at this new social sharing aspect of the service. ... [SocialTimes.com]

CNN Acquires iPad News App Zite - Posted August 30, 2011
Previously rumored and now official, CNN is acquiring free iPad news app ... [TVNewser]

Adobe CreatePDF for iPhone & iPad Released: Not Well Received by Users So Far - Posted August 29, 2011
Adobe's Flash has long been unwelcome in Apple's mobile world. However, its PDF file format is a mainstay and even supported as document type by Apple's own iBooks app. A PDF file is, after all, one of the oldest ways to share digital documents. With the fifth generation of iPhone rumored... [SocialTimes.com]

Pulse Now Supports Reader Lists - Posted August 29, 2011
I have used both Read It Later and Instapaper to store articles on the web that I would like to save to read at another time, and I also use Google Reader to read my RSS subscriptions. The problem, of course, is that I have to use multiple ... [SocialTimes.com]

Patent Application Shows Apple Working To Improve Voice Recognition - Posted August 29, 2011
Voice recognition is not new, I have been using it on mobile devices ever since Microsoft first released Voice Command back in 2003. Of course, the quality of recognition and the ability to control devices has improved significantly since 2003, but ... [SocialTimes.com]

Bon'App for iPhone Helps You Find Where to Eat Based on Dietary Restrictions & Preferences - Posted August 26, 2011
It is one thing find and prepare food at home to meet dietary restrictions or preferences. But, it is quite another thing to try to find places to eat with dishes that meet those same dietary restrictions. Bon'App is a free app fo rthe iPhone that will tell you in plain... [SocialTimes.com]

90 iPads for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Please! - Posted August 26, 2011
[caption id="attachment_76022" align="alignleft" width="450" caption="Image courtesy of St. Petersburg Times."][/caption]Everyone seems to be using an iPad these days. So, why not professional football players? An iPad 2 has been given to each of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 90 players. The iPads are loaded with playbooks, game videos a... [SocialTimes.com]

PopNotes: Post-it Notes Go Digital & Social - Posted August 25, 2011
3M's Post-it Notes have been around since 1980. Post-it PopNotes makes its appearance this week as an official digital version of the product. And, despite a problem on the iPad (more on this later), it is a winner. Even better, it is free. And, yes, it even has a cool social... [SocialTimes.com]

Evernote Peek 2.0: Martha Stewart & Others Provide Flash Cards with Style - Posted August 25, 2011
There are two kinds of apps that have been build and rebuilt since personal computers first emerged: Recipe card apps and flash card apps. However, the free Evernote Peek for iPad is the first one that I would consider cool. Its 2.0 update adds support for 14 languages, organizes study notesbooks... [SocialTimes.com]

Five 'Must Have' iPad Apps for PR - Posted August 25, 2011
Many of you shared and debated our previous posts about mobile apps for PR. Since then, I upgraded the quiver to include a tablet--an iPad2--and we hope you do too. The iPad is truly the "leanback" device so we'll hedge thi... [PRNewser]

Amid CNN Acquisition Speculation, Zite's Focus Remains on Relevant -- And Disinterested -- Content Discovery - Posted August 25, 2011
Zite CEO Mark Johnson says he's flattered by the rumors this week of a multi-million dollar CNN acquisition. He won't comment on them, of course, but he is flattered. What he will say is that the... [semanticweb.com]

Intuit Teaming with Verizon Wireless to Compete with Square in Personal Credit Card Processing - Posted August 25, 2011
Square revolutionized credit card transactions by making it cheap and easy to process by ordinary people without needing a merchant account. Personal finance software giant Intuit didn't want to get any further behind in this area and is partnering with Verizon Wireless to promote i... [SocialTimes.com]

LogMeIn Ignition Is On Sale - Posted August 24, 2011
Several apps are available to remotely access and control personal computers, but LogMeIn is one of the oldest ones and is popular because it comes in free and paid versions. The free version provides remote control within a web browser from desktop computers, while the Pro version that costs $39.95 provides... [SocialTimes.com]

What Does Steve Job's Resignation Mean For The Mobile Industry? - Posted August 24, 2011
An already dramatic month of technology industry news has moved into the historical category with the announcement of Steve Job's retirement. No doubt the speculation about what this means for Apple and for the computer industry will carry on for... [SocialTimes.com]

Time Warner Cable Enabling De-couching by Providing a Full Rebate for a Slingbox HD - Posted August 24, 2011
Time Warner Cable has demonstrated a surprising willingness to let its customers uncamp themselves from the confines of of the couch in from the TV. First up was TWCable TV for iPad which lets iPad users in select Time Warner Cable regions watch TV shows over WiFi while in thei homes.... [SocialTimes.com]

United Airlines Deploying 11,000 iPads to Pilots. Video Peek of the Jeppesen Mobile FD App - Posted August 23, 2011
British Airways is testing iPads with 100 cabin crew members. But, United Airlines is going all in with 11,000 iPads being deployed to United and Continental pilots. British Airways Cabin Crews Testing iPads to Replace Paper (So... [SocialTimes.com]

Samsung Using Kubrick Movie as Tablet Prior Art. What About Star Trek's PADD & Kay's Dynabook? - Posted August 23, 2011
[caption id="attachment_75540" align="alignleft" width="323" caption="Image courtesy of Memory Alpha"][/caption]TechRadar on an unusual "prior art" claim made by Samsung in their tablet legal tussle with Apple. However, even Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" may need to take a back seat in fictional prior art. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Kno Textbooks App for iPad 1.6 Adds 3D, Photos Notes & More (this is more like it!) - Posted August 22, 2011
I wasn't a fan of Kno's gigantic dual-screen tablet when it was announced as a solution for college students textbook needs. I was also unimpressed by their iPad app after they ditched the Kno tablet hardware. How... [SocialTimes.com]

Discovr Music for iPad: Find Music Similar to Artists You Like - Posted August 22, 2011
I tried out a useful free app discovery tool for the iPhone and named iPad Discovr Apps last week. This week, I took a look at another free app from the same developer that provides a graphical tool to help you ... [SocialTimes.com]

Evernote For iPad & iPhone Now Has Rich Text Support - Posted August 22, 2011
The iOS version of Evernote, a popular note taking and information storage app, has been updated with several often requested features, most significant of which is rich text support. With this... [SocialTimes.com]

British Airways Cabin Crews Testing iPads to Replace Paper - Posted August 19, 2011
As HP drops out of the tablet race (among other things), it isn't hard to declare Apple's iPad the victor (as if that was in doubt). Its next conquest? How about in the hands of airline cabin crews to profile (in the customer service sense) passengers. B... [SocialTimes.com]

Architizer for iPad: Some of the World's Greatest Buildings & Parks for Your Viewing Pleasure - Posted August 19, 2011
If you enjoy discovering and looking at unique building and park designs, here's a free iPad app for you. Architizer Architizer starts by offering you a grid of structures from around the world in a grid. The initial options are to v... [SocialTimes.com]

Skype Is Enabling iOS Users To Buy WiFi Access - Posted August 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_74719" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Image courtesy of Skype"][/caption] Most people who know of and use Skype use it's free video and voice chat that works across the Internet between two devices running Skype. However, you can also use Skype to make calls t... [SocialTimes.com]

Upping the eBook Cool Factor - Posted August 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22382" align="alignleft" width="264" caption="Photo Courtesy: Flickr/ceslava.com"][/caption] eBooks are cool, but they could get even cooler with EPUB3, the next version of the widely adopted distribution and interchange format for digital books (well, except for A... [semanticweb.com]

Case Enables The iPad To Generate Braille - Posted August 16, 2011
[caption id="attachment_74465" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Image courtesy of Yanko Design"][/caption]   Of the many uses one can think of for the iPad, being useful to a blind person probably wouldn't appear on most people's list. Yanko Design has a concept of a cover for the iPad that transforms its ... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Catalogs for iPad: Possibly Interesting. But, All I See Are Network Error Messages - Posted August 16, 2011
Google released a new free iPad app that sounded very interesting. It provides mobile versions of well-known retailers' catalogs. These retailers include Anthropologie, Bare Escentuals, Bergdorf Goodman, Crate and Barrel, L.L. Bean, Lands' End, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Pottery Barn, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sepho... [SocialTimes.com]

Discovr Apps: A Great Free Way to Discover iPhone & iPad Apps You Might Like - Posted August 16, 2011
Discovr Apps is a free app for the iPhone and iPad that helps you discover new apps related to one you use or are interested in. If, for example, you enjoy using the Facebook app for the iPhone, you can have Discovr Apps search for ot... [SocialTimes.com]

yap.TV for iOS: A TV Guide With a Twitter Twist - Posted August 15, 2011
yap.TV is a free app for the iPhone and iPad that provides a visual guide to what's on TV in your area. To this, the app integrates viewer (app user) generated polls, live chats and Twitter streams. The app asks you to identify which TV content provider you use (cable, satellite, etc.).... [SocialTimes.com]

Dijit Universal TV Remote Control for iPhone Now Shows Which TV Shows Facebook Friends Like - Posted August 12, 2011
Griffin Technology's Beacon is a piece of hardware that provides a gateway between an iOS device (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) and home entertainment electronics. It does this by taking commands fromt he iOS device via Bluetooth and translating it to IR (infrared) signals used by most consumer electronics for remote... [SocialTimes.com]

SimpleGeo for iPhone & iPad: Learn What You Don't Know About an Area - Posted August 12, 2011
How much do you know about the area you are at right now? If you are near your home or office, your answer is probably, "a lot!" That's what I thought too until recently. We have, after all, Google Maps mashups, Augmented Reality browsers and hundreds if not thousands of other... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Type to Check-in When an RFID Tag Can Do It For You? - Posted August 11, 2011
Why type anything to make a check when an RFID tag can automate the process for you. That's the idea behind VIP passes with embedded RFID chips being handed out by Mercedes at the PGA Championship in Atlanta. Mercedes Provides RFID Facebook Checki... [SocialTimes.com]

Comic Book Buyer's Guide Turns 40 & Gives iPad Users a Gift: Free Monthly eMagazine - Posted August 10, 2011
The "Comics Buyer's Guide" magazine has been in publication since 1971. For its 40th birthday, CBG has a gift for you if you have an iPhone or iPad. The magazine is available for free as an in-app download using iVerse Media's Comic+ app. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Taking Concept-Based Advertising To Mobile Platforms - Posted August 10, 2011
If the future of web content is mobile, so too then goes the future of advertising. Mobile ad network Mobile Theory and ad technology company NetSeer want to be there for that future. The two have teamed up with the goal of mobilizing NetSeer's concept-based ad... [semanticweb.com]

Boxee for iPad Available. Not Much There - Posted August 10, 2011
Boxee is a combination of Open and Closed Software that has, up to now, provided a way for someone to easily find and view Internet videos on a large screen HD TVs. The software runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. There's also a commercial ready-to-use hardware product named Boxee... [SocialTimes.com]

Lock and Load for a Tweet Hunt - Posted August 9, 2011
Ever get so frustrated by topics trending on Twitter that you just wanted to blast away? Developer Jared Kroff feels your pain. Hence, the creation of Tweet Hunt for the iPhone and iPad. Tweet Hunt is a classic shooting gallery app, except that players are shooting at actual tweets fro... [SocialTimes.com]

Sharing TIME Articles from an iPad is Very Difficult - Posted August 9, 2011
The August 15, 2011 issue of TIME magazine has a great infographic in its Economy section. In fact, I'm going to refer to it in a future item here. The topic now, however, is my inability to share the information easily and attribute it properly to TIME. The content is behind... [SocialTimes.com]

"Goings On: The New Yorker" for iPhone & iPad - Posted August 8, 2011
Mobile experimentation continues in the legacy publishing industry. From the early days of the way too expensive per issue in iPad magazine apps to the current movement of paper subscribers getting electronic magazines and newspapers as part of the bundle, we've seen a number of attempts to draw iPad and desktop... [SocialTimes.com]

Google+ for iPhone App Update Lets it Install & Run on iPad & iPod touch - Posted August 8, 2011
Google+ for iPhone saw a minor point update that has major implications for iPad and iPod touch users. The initial Google+ releases would not even install on an iPad or iPod touch. And, while the 1.0.2.1966 release is not a universal release, it does all the Google+ to install and work... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 44 - Posted August 8, 2011
Forty-four of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a... [SocialTimes.com]

Skype for iPad Initial Impression: Space Wasting UI. But, Users Are Happy - Posted August 2, 2011
After a false start last night, the free Skype for iPad app is now available in the iTunes App Store Skype for iPad is Available. Oops! It Disappeared (Social Times) ... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Voice Tip: Initiate Voice Calls From Your iPad - Posted August 2, 2011
I've found the ability to receive and make phone calls from inside of Gmail on my desktop to be very useful. The sound quality from my desktop speakers is far better than any handset or headset I've ever used. The Gmail Blog just announced that this feature is now supported in... [SocialTimes.com]

Skype for iPad is Available. Oops! It Disappeared - Posted August 2, 2011
This has been the week of having mobile services and apps appear and then disappear. I noted earlier that iCloud was accessible using non-developer accounts for a short time. And, the long... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple iCloud Was Briefly Accessible by Non-Developer Accounts: My Impressions - Posted August 2, 2011
Apple's iCloud promises to provide the network glue between Macs, PCs and iOS (iPhone/iPad) devices that .Mac and Mobile Me could not. 9to5Mac provides an overview of what those with developer account can see today. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Help Fund iPad Craziness with 'Robots Love Ice Cream - Posted August 1, 2011
Ice cream and robots are two great tastes that, not unlike orange juice and mint julips, aren't expected to go well together. Addo Games' Burton and Becca Posey are reconfiguring our expections however, working hard on an iPad/iPad2 game that (at last!) combines sentient technology with dairy-based treats. Robots Love Ice Cream... [SocialTimes.com]

Skyfire VideoQ: Watch Flash Videos on an iPhone or iPad - Posted July 29, 2011
If you really feel you must be able to view Flash videos on an iPhone or iPad, Skyfire may have a non-browser solution for you. It is the new $1.99 iOS app: Skyfire VideoQ Skyfire takes pains to make it clear that VideoQ is not a browser solution. You can, however, let Skyfire... [SocialTimes.com]

More Sharing in New Blurb Mobile Apps for iPhone, iPad - Posted July 29, 2011
The new version of Blurb Mobile for the iPhone, Blurb Mobile v1.1, incorporated a new feature called Story Stream, which allows users to instantly share and comment on friends' stories via their iPhones. Free app Blurb Mobile enables users to create stories using photos, video, and audio,... [SocialTimes.com]

Whatever Happened To ... And What's That About a Semantic UI-Inspired Tablet? - Posted July 28, 2011
Will some semantic web mysteries soon be solved? There's been some chatter in the last few weeks about how some semantic technologies acquired by some giants in the IT space will at last see the light of day in their respective platforms. At the same time, the publicity engine has been... [semanticweb.com]

Whatever Happened To ... And What's That About a Semantic UI-Inspired Tablet? - Posted July 28, 2011
Will some semantic web mysteries soon be solved? There's been some chatter in the last few weeks about how some semantic technologies acquired by some giants in the IT space will at last see the light of day in their respective platforms. At the same time, the publicity engine has been... [AllTwitter]

A Major League Baseball-Only App Lets Players Study Video - Posted July 28, 2011
It is one of the most exclusive leagues in the world. People aspire to belong, spending their lives working hard to gain access, while others on the outside simply resent those on the inside. Major League Baseball, much beloved and elite, just added another perk to their long list of comforts:... [SocialTimes.com]

Nielsen Says Very Few People Watching Netflix or Hulu on Mobile Devices. But, Let's Take a Closer Look... - Posted July 28, 2011
Nielsenwire took a look at home Netflix and Hulu's stream video services are used and provided interesting findings. What Netflix and Hulu Users are Watching... and How Watching on a mobile... [SocialTimes.com]

BBC iPlayer Brings Streaming BBC Programs to 11 Western European Countries (but not the U.S.) - Posted July 28, 2011
The BBC has provided streaming video of their programming for a while now. However, the streamed content has only been available within the UK itself. Those of us int he US will have to keep on waiting. However, people in 11 countries in Western Europe can get the video stream for... [SocialTimes.com]

Evernote Peek Study Aid Gains Audio Clues - Posted July 26, 2011
Last week Google announced they were shutting down Google Labs, which was a group within Google that created prototypes of apps that utilized Google products in unique ways. What is troubling t... [SocialTimes.com]

Why is the iPad (and tablets in general) Considered a Second Class Social Network Citizen? - Posted July 26, 2011
Despite the iPad's success and the slow emergence of Android tablets, tablets are a second class citizen in terms of some high profile services. So, a lot of attention was given to the so-called "hidden iPad app" in Facebook's iPhone app. ... [SocialTimes.com]

TIME Magazine for iPad (All Access): What Works... - Posted July 25, 2011
I bought an e-issue of TIME magazine for my iPad on April 4, 2010 (the day the iPad became available) and wrote: Time Magazine iPad App a Huge Disappointment My list of complaints from 2010 are listed below. Comments based on the 20... [SocialTimes.com]

Official iPad Facebook App Appears To Be In The Works - Posted July 25, 2011
Conspicuous by its absence has been an official Facebook app for the iPad. It was not long after the iPad first became available that when asked about an iPad app Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated that the iPad was not mobil... [SocialTimes.com]

Buying Books On Apple Devices Has Changed - Posted July 25, 2011
If you like buying electronic books on an iPhone or iPad from Amazon, Kobo, Google, or Barnes and Noble, after today the process for how you buy books and get them on your device will change. All of the major eReader apps, alo... [SocialTimes.com]

Star Wars Blu-ray: Early Access iPad App (free) - Posted July 25, 2011
When the first Star Wars movie was released in 1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope), we did not have CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray or streaming video. The first consumer Blu-ray players shipped five years ago in the summer of 2006. And, while much of the world has shifted from watching video from... [SocialTimes.com]

TIME Magazine All Access to Print, Web, iPad App - Surprise Success for TIME Too? - Posted July 22, 2011
TIME may have an iPad e-magazine rarity on their hands: A magazine with content behind a subscription firewall that is highly sought after and read. Earlier this week, TIME announced an "All Access" plan that charges $36 a year for weekly delivery of the paper TIME magazine, web (desktop) access and... [SocialTimes.com]

SyFy for iPad: Program Info + Connect with Show Stars Live Via Twitter or Facebook - Posted July 21, 2011
Some of you may remember SyFy as the SciFi Channel, home to both original and rerun science fiction, fantasy and reality programming. SyFy has a free iPad app that provides program schedules, program information, video clips, photos and something called SyFy Connect that promises to Connect with your favorite stars duri... [SocialTimes.com]

Flickr Studio for iPad: Batch Uploads, Property Editing & Geo-tagging - Posted July 19, 2011
The last time I posted a photo to Flickr was December 2008. However, I noticed a $4.99 app that might be interesting to people who still use Flickr. Flickr Studio The app has a couple of features that appear unique: - Find geo-tagged photos posted to Flickr by... [SocialTimes.com]

CNN Now Live-Streaming via CNN.com, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch - Posted July 18, 2011
You can't escape CNN, no matter where you go: The Time Warner-owned cable network and sister channel HLN are now streaming live on CNN.com, and via the CNN App for iPad and the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Nuance Releases Free Dragon Go! App for iPhone & iPad - Posted July 18, 2011
Nuance Communications has released Dragon Go!, a "revolutionary and free application for iPhone and iPod touch that gives consumers immediate, direct access to the mobile content they w... [semanticweb.com]

Nuance Releases Free Dragon Go! App for iPhone & iPad - Posted July 18, 2011
Nuance Communications has released Dragon Go!, a "revolutionary and free application for iPhone and iPod touch that gives consumers immediate, direct access to the mobile content they w... [AllTwitter]

Bullseye for iPad: The First Interactive Music Single in an App Needs More Interactivity - Posted July 18, 2011
Moonbot studios received a lot of attention last week for their interactive iPad book app The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. There had another iOS (iPad & iPhone) title released that is quite different. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Ball Invasion for iPad2: Find & Shoot Virtual Balls in the Real World - Posted July 18, 2011
Here's an interesting Augmented Reality (AR) app that is only for the iPad 2. Ball Invasion for the iPad2 The app makes use of Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technology developed at NASA. It builds 3D maps of ... [SocialTimes.com]

News Reader App Pulse Adds msnbc.com Content - Posted July 13, 2011
Pulse, an app that delivers news content to mobile phones and tablets including Android devices, the iPhone, and the iPad, will add fare from msnbc.com under terms of an agreement between the two parties, announced Wednesday. Content from msnbc.com including its NBC News: Decision 2012 election coverage, top headlines,... [SocialTimes.com]

Just Want to See Your Facebook Friend's Photos & Videos? Check Out Photoly for iPhone & iPad (free) - Posted July 13, 2011
Photoly for iPhone and iPad provides one very simple but surprisingly useful function: It lets you see just the photos and videos posted by your friends on Facebook. It can also show you your own Facebook media stream (both photos and videos). Selecting a set of photos brings up the entire... [SocialTimes.com]

Average iPhone App Prices Rising But Not By Much - Posted July 11, 2011
Fortune's Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports on data from Piper Jaffray with an interpretation that: Apple users buying 61% more apps, paying 14% more per app The Piper Jaffray report stated that iOS (... [SocialTimes.com]

Planetary Omnibus: The First In-app Graphic Novel Available? - Posted July 11, 2011
The lack of graphics novels in the Kindle ebook catalog has been a disappointment for me. Yes, I understand that the Kindle reader device is monochrome and not suitable for color comic panels. However, there are a lot of people who use Kindle apps on tablets with great color displays that... [SocialTimes.com]

Landlords Put it in Writing: App Creates Custom Leases - Posted July 8, 2011
Already available on iPhone and iPad, RentalPro for the Android platform was launched by Esq Apps earlier this week. Reviews from iPhone and iPad users have been very positive and the app creates custom rental agreements within a few minutes. One review on iTunes said, "...It made ren... [SocialTimes.com]

Songify: Turn Anything You Say Into a Song. Big Thumbs Up! (Mini-Podcast 24 audio sample) - Posted July 8, 2011
If I were asked to predict which new entertainment app will be the most downloaded this weekend, I would say: Songify (iTunes App Store) This free iPhone app turns anything you speak into singing that sounds like musical style used by ... [SocialTimes.com]

Flurry: Free Games Generate More Revenue Than Paid Games (seasonal component?) - Posted July 8, 2011
The ability for developers to deliver free apps with in-app purchasing always seemed like a good model to me. Flurry took a reasonable investigation model (looking at the top 100 grossing games from January to June 2011) and derived interesting results that supports what had just been an opinion on part... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple: 15+ Billion Apps Downloaded, $2.5 Billion Paid to Developers - Posted July 8, 2011
Years ago McDonalds used the slogan "Over N billions served" where N changed as the number of customers served grew ever larger. Apple could use a similar slogan for their apps. They announced this week that more than 15 billion apps have been downloaded from their App Store. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Docs for Mobile (browsers) Gains Ability to Share. But, Does it Work? - Posted July 8, 2011
Google refreshed the Google Docs for mobile web feature set this week. Share your docs on the go with the improved Google Docs for mobile Here's what's new: - Sort: Sort list of documents in the mobile br... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch The Final Space Shuttle Launch On Your Mobile Device - Posted July 7, 2011
During most of my entire life time the United States has been putting men and women in to space. Tomorrow will be the beginning of the end of that era with the final Space Shuttle launch at 11:24 EDT. As a child I was free to watch the Apollo mission launches... [SocialTimes.com]

Google+ Works on the iPhone & iPad. No App Necessary - Posted July 7, 2011
The Google+ Android app works fine. Screenshot Tour of Google+ for Android But, the lack of a Google+ iOS app doesn't mean that you can't work with Google+ on an iPhone or iPad. Assuming you have a Google+ account, just point the Safari mo... [SocialTimes.com]

Amazon Cloud Player Works Fine on iPad, But Not on iPhone - Posted July 7, 2011
iPad users can now stream music stored in Amazon's CloudDrive. And, they don't even need to download and install an app to do it. When Engadget noted that "Amazon Cloud Player hits iPad", it means that and iPad user has to do is point the Safari mobile browser at: amazon.com... [SocialTimes.com]

Amazon Cloud Drive Now Allows Unlimited Music File Uploads for Paid Accounts - Posted July 7, 2011
If you've been streaming music from Amazon's Cloud Drive to your Android phone or tablet, you may have been watching your bytes because the plan you are on (most likely 5GB for a free account or 20GB for $20 per year or if you bought an Amazon MP3 album). MP3 music... [SocialTimes.com]

Discovery Channel Uses Social Media as Shark Week Bait - Posted July 6, 2011
Just when you thought it was safe to use social media ... Shark Week will take a bite out of Discovery Channel the week of July 31, and Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, GetGlue, and the iPhone and iPad are being used for bait. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 36 - Posted July 4, 2011
First, Happy 4th of July to everyone in the U.S. and Americans abroad! Thirty-six of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do... [SocialTimes.com]

iOS (iPhone/iPad) U.S. Mobile Browsing Marketshare = 60.7% - Posted July 1, 2011
Earlier this week we learned that according to ComScore the iPad contributes more than 89... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Webview Now IDs the iPad and Optimizes For It - Posted June 30, 2011
Tumblr's iPhone app just had a major update (see: Tumblr for iPhone 2.0: New Look, Features & Enhancements). However, it is not a "universal" iOS app that rescales for the iPad. iPad users should not feel negelected, however, because Tumblr tweaked their website to identify and optimize ... [SocialTimes.com]

Green Lantern Comics App for iPhone & iPad: 8 Free Issues to Get You Started - Posted June 27, 2011
The Green Lantern movie is not getting critical acclaim. But, if you were entertained by it and want an easy way to get into the Green Lantern comic books, this new free app for the iPhone and iPad may be what you want. Green Lantern Comics... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my iPhone/iPad in the Past Week: 32 - Posted June 27, 2011
Thirty-two (32) of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is sim... [SocialTimes.com]

How To Make Your Google Sites Website Mobile Browser Friendly (Android & iOS) - Posted June 24, 2011
[caption id="attachment_67944" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="Before & after views of a Google Sites page in a mobile browser"][/caption]If you've been wondering how to create a web site that automatically configures itself for desktop and mobile viewing, wonder no more, Google has a simple and free option for you t... [SocialTimes.com]

Microsoft SkyDrive: 25GB Free Cloud Storage. Now Mobile Browser Friendly - Posted June 21, 2011
This announcement in Microsoft's Inside Windows Live blog does not mention anything about mobile browsers. Introducing SkyDrive for the modern web, built using HTML5 ... [SocialTimes.com]

How-To Configure an iPhone or iPad with Microsoft Live Mail, Calendar & Contacts - Posted June 21, 2011
Microsoft's Hotmail works with the email apps for Windows Phone and its predecessor Windows Mobile. However, its lack of support for IMAP4 or even POP3 has made it difficult to integrate with non-Microsoft mobile platforms. Ironically, it did not even use Microsoft's own Exchange ActiveSync which Google has used with ... [SocialTimes.com]

iPad is the #1 Preferred Tablet? But, No Preference Got Votes Too - Posted June 21, 2011
All Things D reports that: Consumers Don't Want Tablets, They Want iPads This conclusion is based on the results of surveys in the U.S. and U.K. by Bernstein Research. They asked 200 people in the U.S. and U.K. "Which brand do you think you will ... [SocialTimes.com]

Nuance Bought Noterize for iPad Note Taking App - Posted June 21, 2011
[caption id="attachment_67362" align="alignleft" width="380" caption="Screenshot courtesy of MacWorld UK"][/caption]Noterize was a $3.99 iPad note-taking app that could also annotate PDF documents. It let the user take notes by typing in the iPad's keyboard, writing or drawing using a finger tip and record audio. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Run Linux Desktop Computer Apps On A Smartphone Or Tablet From The Cloud - Posted June 20, 2011
You might be familiar with the idea of remote desktop computing apps like LogMeIn Ignition and Splashtop Remote Desktop tha... [SocialTimes.com]

Dropp Combines Yelp Recommendations and FourSquare Check-Ins Into One App - Posted June 20, 2011
Dropp, by Sense Lab, is an amazing new app at the Apple app store that lets users add location-based message and photos to a place to be read by friends and other users. Leaving a Dropp is very simple, all you have to do is open the app, use the map... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 23 - Posted June 20, 2011
Twenty-three of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix release or an Apple iOS 4.x compatibility update with, perhaps, some bug fixes. Apps with an asterisk... [SocialTimes.com]

Official Facebook for iPad App May Be Available in a Few Weeks - Posted June 17, 2011
Facebook (according to information provided by The Weather Channel in discussing their own apps) is the most used smartphone app across platforms in... [SocialTimes.com]

The Weather Channel Mobile Apps By the Numbers: 45M Total Downloads, 4M for the iPad Alone - Posted June 16, 2011
What would you guess is the second most used smartphone app behind Facebook's? Twitter, perhaps? Evernote? Angry Birds? Those would have been my guesses. The answer, however, according to The Weather Channel's press relese is the various veresion of The Weather Channel mobile app which is available for iPhone, Android, Windows... [SocialTimes.com]

Dragon Remote Microphone for iPhone Acts as Wireless Mic for Dragon NaturallySpeaking on a PC - Posted June 14, 2011
Nuance's latest free iPhone app (it also works on an iPad) highlights a simple but useful way that smartphones can interoperate with other devices beyond file syncing. Dragon Remote Microphone (iTunes App Store) Dragon Re... [SocialTimes.com]

Oops! Trade Nations for iPad Needs App Update to Run But Update is Not Available - Posted June 14, 2011
Like many people, I had managed to avoid Farmville on Facebook but got hooked on We Rule shortly after the iPad was launched in April 2010. I finally broke the We Rule habit in mid-July when I hit level 30 and ngmoco did not have any updates announced. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Manage And Share Grocery Shopping Lists With GroceryIQ - Posted June 13, 2011
Unless you never cook a meal or never get the munchies, you or someone in your family inevitably has to make a trip to the grocery store. GroceryIQ is a combination of smartphone app and web service that makes it easy to create shopping lists and share them with family members. Shopping... [SocialTimes.com]

SugarSync Makes It Easier To Copy Files From PCs To Mobile Devices - Posted June 13, 2011
One of the challenges smartphone owners encounter is how to transfer files to or from personal computers to their smartphone. Cloud announcements by Apple, Amazon, and Google have focused on transfer files from the phone to their cloud services, where you can then access those files from any computer, but what... [SocialTimes.com]

Evernote for iOS 4.0.4 Adds Twitter & Facebook Sharing - Posted June 13, 2011
If you look at Evernote's description of the update for version 4.0.4 in the iTunes app store, all you see noted is "Bug fixes." However, according to their blog, the 4.0.4 iOS app update provides a lot more than bug fixes. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated for my IPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 33 - Posted June 13, 2011
Thirty-three (33) of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is ... [SocialTimes.com]

iTunes/iCloud Ability to Re-download Songs, Apps & Books is Up and Running - Posted June 9, 2011
It looks like part of Apple's iCloud is up and running now. I didn't expect the ability to redownload music, apps and books to go live until iOS 5 is released sometime this fall. However, if you take a look at iTunes (I'm using it on a Mac), you'll see a... [SocialTimes.com]

iBookstore Now Part of iTunes Store. iBooks Page Sync is Automatic - Posted June 9, 2011
Apple's iBookstore is now integrated into the iTunes Store. You can find its link at the top of the iTunes window between "App Store" and "Podcasts." iBookstore in iTunes The book categories includes the enhanced books which includes some children's books with human... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple Changed iPad Magazine Subscription Policy. Move to Help its Newstand? - Posted June 9, 2011
[caption id="attachment_65932" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="Hearst Communications iPad apps"][/caption]For many months after the iPad's release Apple did not allow publishers to offer subscriptions for their iPad magazines. This combined with most publishers choosing to price their iPad magazines at prices higher than the paper ones did ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple iBooks 1.3 Update Supports Childrens' Books with Human Narrators - Posted June 8, 2011
Lost among the numerous big announcements Apple had this week is an update ot their iBooks ebook reader app. Version 1.3 adds a read-aloud feature for some children's books. The twist is that a real human narrator reads the text instead of a synthesized voice. - Help your children learn to read... [SocialTimes.com]

FT Web App Bypasses App Store: How Ya Like Dem Apples? - Posted June 8, 2011
Financial Times called an end-around play to dodge the Apple App Store, releasing a Web app that brings its content to several smartphones and tablets, including the iP... [SocialTimes.com]

Is Twitter Really Apple iOS 5's Identify Server? Not Really - Posted June 8, 2011
Facebook and Twitter have become two of the most common identity authentication services. Many web services now let you login to their system using your Facebook or Twitter login authentication. What are essentially side-effect add-ons to these social networking services have succeeded where dedicated identify efforts like Microsoft's ... [SocialTimes.com]

OnLive Player For Tablets Makes Appearance - Posted June 7, 2011
OnLive is a cloud gaming service that is available for Windows PCs and Macs as well as on televisions using the OnLive MicroConsole. You can install the OnLive View... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated on my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 44 - Posted June 6, 2011
Wow, there was a bumper crop of updates for the iOS apps I've downloaded over the years. 44 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps ... [SocialTimes.com]

Newsy News: New iPad App, Updates, Logo, Branding - Posted June 2, 2011
Stop the (virtual) presses: Newsy rolled out version 3.0 of its iPad app, as well as updating its iPhone and Android apps, and introducing a new logo and rebranded videos. The video news service, which uses short videos to analyze how world events are covere... [SocialTimes.com]

Daily Show and Colbert Nation Now on iPad - Posted June 2, 2011
iPads are great for so many things. You can play games, watch movies or watch your favorite television shows. Now, you can watch "The Daily Show" and "Colbert Report" on you iPad. That's right. All you need to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Fox News Channel Debuts Fox News for iPad - Posted June 2, 2011
Fox News Channel is aiming to keep Apple tablets Fair and Balanced with its release Wednesday of Fox News for iPad, marking the first tablet-exclusive app for the cable news network. Features boasted by Fox News for iPad include live streaming, breaking news alerts, Fox News Radio aud... [SocialTimes.com]

Garageband for iPad Update May Spawn a Cottage Industry - Posted June 2, 2011
Minor "point" updates (e.g., 1.0.1) are usually used to indicate small bug fixes. Apple, however, doesn't roll that way. Their first update to the recently released Garageband for the iPad is numbered 1.0.1 but adds a rich set of new features. Garageband... [SocialTimes.com]

Fox News on the iPad - Posted June 1, 2011
The iPad section of the Apple App Store is now Fair and Balanced, as Fox News Channel rolled out Fox News for iPad today, marking the first tablet-exclusive app for the cable news network. Features boasted by Fox News for iPad include live streaming, breaking news alerts, Fox News Radio audio, s... [TVNewser]

Why Dropbox Wants Location Services On for an iPhone or iPad - Posted June 1, 2011
I usually leave Location Services on my iPhone and iPad turned on. However, I must have turned it off on the iPad for some kind of test and neglected to turn it back on before trying to copy a screenshot to Dropbox for later use. You can see the warning I... [SocialTimes.com]

Magazine Readers Apparently Grow Older, Lose Income - Posted June 1, 2011
Last week FishbowlNY told you how Golf Digest's iPad audience made an average of $60K more than their print audience, and we pointed out that this was because young people are more likely to buy an iPad and the... [Fishbowl NY]

Magazine Readers Apparently Grow Older, Lose Income - Posted June 1, 2011
Last week FishbowlNY told you how Golf Digest's iPad audience made an average of $60K more than their print audience, and we pointed out that this was because young people are more likely to buy an iPad and the... [FishbowlNY]

Splashtop: Clever Pricing Campaign for a Clever iPad Remote PC Access App - Posted June 1, 2011
Splashtop sells an iPad utility app that lets you remotely work with a Windows or Mac desktop form an iPad. It is one of those apps that I found interesting but not willing to part with $9.99 just to see if it worked to my satisfaction. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Note to Developers: How to Make iPad Apps More Friendly - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN reports on research findings, co-authored by useability design guru Jakob Nielsen, from the Nielsen Norman Group (NNG) that provides developers specific recommendations for developing more useable iPad apps. Research shows ways to make iPad apps more user-fr... [SocialTimes.com]

San Francisco Chronicle for iPad Debuts - Posted May 31, 2011
The San Francisco Chronicle joined the iPad generation with its release of San Francisco Chronicle for iPad, which was... [SocialTimes.com]

Jann Wenner is Not a Fan of The iPad - Posted May 31, 2011
Jann Wenner spoke with Ad Age yesterday and didn't hesitate to show his distaste for Apple, and more specifically the iPad. He said that publishers who support the i... [Fishbowl NY]

Jann Wenner is Not a Fan of The iPad - Posted May 31, 2011
Jann Wenner spoke with Ad Age yesterday and didn't hesitate to show his distaste for Apple, and more specifically the iPad. He said that publishers who support the i... [FishbowlNY]

jPad: Initial Thoughts On Some News/Journalism iPad Apps - Posted May 31, 2011
Part two in an ongoing series. Click here for part one. Waiting for me on Thursday after I got home from work was my new iPad 2. I was quite excited - the (relatively long) wait was over and I could start exploring what all the hype over the revolutionary gadget was... [10,000 Words]

Apps Updated on my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 33 - Posted May 31, 2011
33 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix... [SocialTimes.com]

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Debuts iPad App - Posted May 29, 2011
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams has joined the iPad app fray, releasing a video-centric app via the App Store. The app allows users to view the entire Nightly News broadcast, individual segments, and exclusive online video, ... [AllTwitter]

Fire Up iTunes to Find App Deals for the Long Weekend - Posted May 27, 2011
As those of us in the U.S. prepare for the three day Memorial Day weekend, you may notice a lot more activity in Apple's top charts for paid and free apps. The reason is that many app vendors have either lowered prices for their apps or even made them free for... [SocialTimes.com]

Golf Digest's iPad Readers Make $60K More Than Its Print Readers - Posted May 27, 2011
According to Business Insider, Golf Digest's iPad readers make an average of $60,000 more per year and are eight years younger t... [Fishbowl NY]

Golf Digest's iPad Readers Make $60K More Than Its Print Readers - Posted May 27, 2011
According to Business Insider, Golf Digest's iPad readers make an average of $60,000 more per year and are eight years younger t... [FishbowlNY]

QuickPix Gives the iPhone & iPad Burst Photo Mode (free for now) - Posted May 23, 2011
The iPhone and iPad 2 are reasonably responsive as camera devices. Tap the camera shutter icon and your photo is recorded. But, as with any camera, it is sometimes difficult to get what you intended when the subject is moving. Conventional digital cameras have a feature called "burst mode" that lets... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps for my iPhone & iPad Updated in the Past Week: 34 - Posted May 23, 2011
34 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix... [SocialTimes.com]

Nobody Knows | Gaming | Hilarious Misfortunes - Posted May 20, 2011
TVNewser: The most trusted political reporter? "Don't Know." Yup, that sounds about right to us. SocialTimes: iPhone and iPad users are downloading ... [FishbowlLA]

iPhone/iPad Users Downloading 5 Million Games Per Day - Posted May 20, 2011
Earlier this week, I wrote about differences I noticed in the top 10 paid apps for the iPhone and the iPad. iPad & iPhone Paid App Ecosystem Differences The top 10 paid iPhone apps were all games with Angry Bird editions occup... [SocialTimes.com]

Survey: People Want to Pay Under $5 a Month for Digital Magazine Subscriptions - Posted May 20, 2011
Consumers who own smartphones or tablets are willing to pay about five dollars per month for digital magazine subscriptions. This is according to a new survey by Nielsen that asked consumers who own such devices what they'd pay for subscriptions to certain services. For magazines, 39 percent of the respondents said they'd... [Fishbowl NY]

Survey: People Want to Pay Under $5 a Month for Digital Magazine Subscriptions - Posted May 20, 2011
Consumers who own smartphones or tablets are willing to pay about five dollars per month for digital magazine subscriptions. This is according to a new survey by Nielsen that asked consumers who own such devices what they'd pay for subscriptions to certain services. For magazines, 39 percent of the respondents said they'd... [FishbowlNY]

LocoPing Will Remember Where You Were & Who Was Around You - Posted May 20, 2011
I read a press release of an announced but unreleased product that records where you have been in the past 24 hours and other people using the app that were in your vicinity. Location Based Social Networking Gi... [SocialTimes.com]

Wireless Mobile Storage To Carry More Media - Posted May 16, 2011
If you have a significant amount of pictures, music, or movies that you want to access with a tablet or smartphone, but your device is limited by the amount of storage it has, Seagate is providing an option to help you. ... [SocialTimes.com]

MyWeather for iPhone/Android Forecasts Your Street, Not Just Your City - Posted May 16, 2011
Weather Central is looking to add some storm clouds to The Weather Channel's forecast with its launch of MyWeather and its companion apps for the iPhone... [SocialTimes.com]

Dictionary.com for iPad App Shows You Words Searched Near You - Posted May 16, 2011
The latest update for the free Dicionary.com app for iOS (iPhone and iPad) includes a number of interesting enhancements. Dictionary.com 2.0 (iTunes App Store) Words and their definitions can now be shared via email, Twitter a... [SocialTimes.com]

Flipboard App Content Apparently Blocked in China - Posted May 16, 2011
Most of us (including me) look at our various connected apps and cry foul when access is limited or unavailable because of wireless data coverage issues, server issues, or some technical glitch. Imagine if your access to content in an app was blocked altogether? That is what Flipboard CEO Mike McCue... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated on my iPad & iPhone in the Past Week: 36 - Posted May 16, 2011
36 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix r... [SocialTimes.com]

One-Touch Updating Across Several Social Networks with Upgraded MySocialMania App - Posted May 12, 2011
An update released Thursday for the MySocialMania app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad added support for multiple Facebook and Twitter accounts and photo descriptions to its one-touch management of social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Google Buzz, Tumblr, YouTube, Flickr, MySpace, and LinkedIn, along with blogging platforms WordPress and Blogger. Users... [SocialTimes.com]

Jason Schwartzman Shows Us How to Use The New Yorker iPad App - Posted May 12, 2011
John Biggs at TechCrunch analyzes why the New Yorker app is far superior to the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jason Schwartzman Shows Us How to Use The New Yorker iPad App - Posted May 12, 2011
John Biggs at TechCrunch analyzes why the New Yorker app is far superior to the ... [FishbowlNY]

For Publishers, The iPad Presents a Problem - Posted May 11, 2011
Today David Carr takes a look at publishing houses finally shaking hands... [Fishbowl NY]

For Publishers, The iPad Presents a Problem - Posted May 11, 2011
Today David Carr takes a look at publishing houses finally shaking hands... [FishbowlNY]

Mobile InfoApps Get Context Aware With Semantic Technologies - Posted May 11, 2011
Startup SemantiStar sees a place in the world of InfoApps for semantic technologies. InfoApps, as SemantiStar CEO Bill McDaniel explains them, present information to the user as needed, when, and in the manner in which they want it. They're generally are associated with the world of ... [AllTwitter]

Play Amazon Cloud Music On An iPhone Or iPad - Posted May 9, 2011
In March Amazon launched their cloud-based music service, which is a combination of cloud storage called Amazon Cloud Drive, and an MP3 music player called Cloud Player. You can play streaming music on your... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter 3.3.4 for iOS Forces t.co as URL Shortener - Posted May 9, 2011
The latest Twitter for iOS update adds the ability to launch links from messages (I thought it could do that previously). Twitter 3.3.4 However, that is not what users of the free app are focusing on. Here's what a few said: - You removed the URL short... [SocialTimes.com]

Tripit Travel Planner App Now Tuned for the iPad's Display - Posted May 9, 2011
Tripit, the popular travel organizer that share your travel plans with friends and family, has long had an iPhone app (free version and no-ads version for $3.99). However, if you use Tripit with an iPad, you were forced to use it in either a tiny view in the center of your... [SocialTimes.com]

SFpark iPhone App Provides Real-time Information About Parking in San Francisco - Posted May 9, 2011
Finding a parking space is often a nightmare experience in large densely populated cities. San Francisco's SFpark project has the goal of having at least one open parking space per block. It will attempt to do this by adjusting parking rates dependng on usage rate. Heavily used parking areas will have... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated on my iPhone/iPad in the Past Week: 28 - Posted May 9, 2011
28 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tablet Owners Spending More Time on TV and Phones, But Less Time on PCs - Posted May 5, 2011
Some new numbers from Nielsen show that owning a tablet is reducing the amount of time that people spend on their PCs, Ina Fried reports for All Things Digi... [Fishbowl NY]

Tablet Owners Spending More Time on TV and Phones, But Less Time on PCs - Posted May 5, 2011
Some new numbers from Nielsen show that owning a tablet is reducing the amount of time that people spend on their PCs, Ina Fried reports for All Things Digi... [FishbowlNY]

TheStreet Financial iPad App Includes Charting, Portfolios and HD Video - Posted May 2, 2011
TheStreet.com released a new version of its iPad app that was designed from scratch for the Apple tablet, including HD video to tak... [SocialTimes.com]

Time Inc. Makes all iPad Magazines Free for Print Subscribers - Posted May 2, 2011
Starting today, all Time Inc. iPad magazines are free for print subscribers. The move is a push to get more people to sign up for traditional subscriptions, but also indicates progress between Apple and Time to finally get their situation sorted out. The Wall Street Journal reports that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Inc. Makes all iPad Magazines Free for Print Subscribers - Posted May 2, 2011
Starting today, all Time Inc. iPad magazines are free for print subscribers. The move is a push to get more people to sign up for traditional subscriptions, but also indicates progress between Apple and Time to finally get their situation sorted out. The Wall Street Journal reports that ... [FishbowlNY]

How Are iPhone and Android Users Fighting Back Over Location-Sharing? - Posted May 2, 2011
Forget emails to Steve Jobs and blog ranting, iPhone and Android users are taking their privacy complaints straight to the courtroom. Two Michigan women have sued Google over location data collected by Android devices, just one week after fellow iPhone-maker Apple was named in a lawsuit citing privacy violations with... [SocialTimes.com]

TIME Magazine Print/iPad Subscription Tie May Reduce Customer Anger - Posted May 2, 2011
Time Magazine has a great reputation and following in its paper form. However, its iPad magazine-in-an-app has received less aclaim. In fact, its average customer rating for the current veresion is 2 stars (out of 5) and its overall average rating for all versions is a dismal 1.5 stars with 10,438... [SocialTimes.com]

Groupon for iPad Finally Available - Posted May 2, 2011
With the exception of Google produced apps, Android device users commonly find apps becoming available for iOS (iPhone/iPad) first and then having it trickle down to them. Here's a case, however, where Groupon (the group coupon service) made their Android app available way back July 2010 and released their iPad app... [SocialTimes.com]

HBO GO Streaming Video App for Android & iOS Available. Works Over 3G/4G - Posted April 29, 2011
Engadget reports that HBO has released its own streaming video apps for Android and iOS (iPhone/iPad). Both apps are free. However, you need to be an HBO cable service subscriber in order to access the content. HBO Go hits iOS and Android, free fo... [SocialTimes.com]

Cable Companies' Recent Streaming Video iPad Apps Are Popular Downloads - Posted April 29, 2011
I was really puzzled by this title over at GigaOm. I thought the recently released streaming video apps from Time Warner and Comcast were wins for both services. But, a quick awakening and slap to the forehead provided a generational translation. Cable Com... [SocialTimes.com]

Instapaper Free Version for iPad/iPhone Pulled. Why Other Free Apps Will Not be Pulled - Posted April 29, 2011
Instapaper is a well regarded tool that lets you save web pages in their entirety for retrieving and reading later. Until recently there were two versions of an iOS app from the service's developer, Marco Arment, a $4.99 paid version and a free version with lesser capabilities and is des... [SocialTimes.com]

Yammer Now iPad Compatible - Posted April 29, 2011
Yammer is a social networking service designed for use inside of a business. It looks and feels a lot like Facebook's News Feed. Like Facebook you can use it from its web interface or a variety of clients including one for the iPhone. The previous release was designed for the iPhone's... [SocialTimes.com]

Remote Shutter-Camera Live Preview: Remote Control iOS Photo Taking - Posted April 28, 2011
There's been a number of iPhone apps that let you remotely control the camera in another iOS device. This was something of a novelty when the camera-less iPad 1 became available in 2010. There is, however, a good use case that this app may deal with effectively: Include yourself in a... [SocialTimes.com]

Square Now has Visa in its Corner - Posted April 28, 2011
Square has a brilliantly simple business service producct and Visa (the credit card company) took notice. Visa Makes A Strategic Investment In Disruptive Mobile Payments Startup Square (TechCrunch) Square provi... [SocialTimes.com]

NBC News VP Mark Lukasiewicz Touts The Royal Wedding by NBC News App - Posted April 25, 2011
NBC News vice president of specials and digital media Mark Lukasiewicz touted the network's The Royal Wedding by NBC News app, as well as Twitter account @RoyalWedding, in... [TVNewser]

Steve Jobs Chimes In, Via Email, on Smartphone Tracking - Posted April 25, 2011
How do you solve a privacy breach like smartphone location tracking? If you're a Member of Congress, you very publicly tweet, send a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated on my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 35 - Posted April 25, 2011
Thirty-five (35) of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix release or an Apple iOS 4.x compati... [SocialTimes.com]

NYT/bit.ly News.me Social News iPad App Released. Me? Heading Back to Flipboard & Pulse - Posted April 22, 2011
The New York Times backed the News.me project and partnered with bit.ly to produce a for-pay social news app. News.me (iTunes App Store) The app itself is free. However, like The Daily, it has weekly and annual subscription fees (99 cents and $34.99, respectively. Prior to the app's re... [SocialTimes.com]

iPhone Is Tracking It's Location, What Does It Mean To You? - Posted April 20, 2011
At the Where 2.0 conference Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden announced they have found that the iPhone and iPad 3G is collecting and storing location information on the device. The collection of the data has been occuring since the release of iOS 4. The information does not appear to... [SocialTimes.com]

GQ Launches Revamped iPad App - Posted April 20, 2011
GQ has relaunched its iPad app, and Mashable says that it's nicer, but not that nice. There are imp... [Fishbowl NY]

GQ Launches Revamped iPad App - Posted April 20, 2011
GQ has relaunched its iPad app, and Mashable says that it's nicer, but not that nice. There are imp... [FishbowlNY]

News.Me Inches Closer to Launch - Posted April 20, 2011
News.Me, the iPad news aggregator app, is finally close to launching, according to Peter Kafka. He cites ... [Fishbowl NY]

News.Me Inches Closer to Launch - Posted April 20, 2011
News.Me, the iPad news aggregator app, is finally close to launching, according to Peter Kafka. He cites ... [FishbowlNY]

What's Your Favorite eBook Orientation? - Posted April 20, 2011
This GalleyCat editor reads almost all his digital books on the iPad in a double-sided landscape view (pictured, via). What's your favorite eBook orientation--... [GalleyCat]

Crackle for iPhone & iPad Gives You Free Streaming Movies & TV with Some Commercials - Posted April 20, 2011
I first learned about Crackle's free streaming movies and TV service after buying a Roku streaming player for my TV. Crackle's free video content contains a lot of titles many of you would recognize: Seinfeld, for example, in their TV show lineup and The Da Vinci Code on the movie side.... [SocialTimes.com]

160 Million iOS Devices (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) Sold So Far - Posted April 20, 2011
Asymco reported on the number of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad units Apple sold in total through March 2011. These numbers came directly from Apple as a result of a legal complaint filed by former Engadget editor Nilay Patel. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Install This App & Get Points for Your Game!!! This May be a Thing of the Past for iPhone/iPad Games - Posted April 20, 2011
If you use an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, you've probably run across a game or two (probably more) that pops up an window as soon as the app starts with an advertisement incentive to download a different app in exchange for points in the game you are playing. After my... [SocialTimes.com]

Anthony Anderson Gives Away iPad 2, Movie Credits and a Car to his Followers - Posted April 18, 2011
Actor Anthony Anderson is giving away goodies to his new followers on Twitter. Perhaps best known for his roles in Hustle and Flow and as a recurring detective on Law & Order, Anderson is looking to boost his profile through a couple of big ticket giveaways. But while an incentive... [AllTwitter]

Top 5 Apps for a Very 'Appy' Easter - Posted April 18, 2011
Easter Sunday is hopping upon us quickly, with just days left for you to plan that perfect menu, dye those two dozen eggs, remember why you bought that 10lb chocolate bunny, and do it all without forgetting the reason for the season. Feeling overwhelmed? Don't. There's an app... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook for iPad with Chat & TurboTax Temporarily Dethrone Angry Birds Rio HD - Posted April 18, 2011
It doesn't happen often, but some version of Angry Birds gets dethroned on Apple's iPad top apps lists now and then. It wasn't too surprising when Apple's own Garageband for iPad took the number 1 sales spot after the iPad 2's release. However, I was very surprised to see the $1.99... [SocialTimes.com]

eBook Sales Up 202%. Audio Book Sales Up 36.7% - Posted April 18, 2011
The figurative changing of the guard in terms of technology products is always a little surprising even when it is expected. We've seen this happen in the shift from vinyl records to CDs, from desktop PCs to notebooks, and from video tapes to DVDs to streaming video. Although some people may... [SocialTimes.com]

Wired for iPad May Issue Free. Content is Great. App Navigation is Still a Nightmare, However - Posted April 18, 2011
When I looked at e-publications in Apple's 200 top graossing apps last Friday, Wired Magazine sat at a respectable position 141 in the list. 14 Newspaper, Magazine & Comic Book Apps in iPad Top 200 Grossing... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps on my iPhone/iPad Updated in the Past Week: 21 - Posted April 18, 2011
22 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix release or an Apple iOS 4.x compatibility update with, perhaps, some bug fixes. Apps with an asterisk... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Fast Mobile Browsers Matter - Posted April 15, 2011
It may seem like ancient history, but the iPhone first appeared only four years ago, and when it first shipped users could not install apps on it. When he first announced the iPhone, Steve Jobs said we didn't need apps because there were... [SocialTimes.com]

Wired Offers Latest iPad Issue for Free - Posted April 15, 2011
Wired is offering its newest iPad issue - which will go on sale sometime today - for free. According to Peter Kafka, it comes packed with new features too, includin... [Fishbowl NY]

Wired Offers Latest iPad Issue for Free - Posted April 15, 2011
Wired is offering its newest iPad issue - which will go on sale sometime today - for free. According to Peter Kafka, it comes packed with new features too, includin... [FishbowlNY]

14 Newspaper, Magazine & Comic Book Apps in iPad Top 200 Grossing List. But, Where's TIME, Newsweek & National Geographic - Posted April 15, 2011
The effort to move newspapers and magazines out of the paperbound 19th and 20th centuries into the 21st century fascinates me. It fascintes me because I they were important and should survive to continue to contribute to our culture and record our history. So, how are they doing on the iPad?... [SocialTimes.com]

iOS 4.3.2 Released. Did it Stabilize my iPad 2 WiFi when Tethered? - Posted April 15, 2011
If you have a iPhone 4 (GSM model - AT&T in the U.S.), iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (3rd or 4th generation), or an iPad "1" or 2, Apple has an iOS 4.3.2 update waiting for you. The update: - Fixes an issue that occasionally caused blank or frozen video during a FaceTime... [SocialTimes.com]

Flipboard Gets $50M. Valued at $200M - Posted April 15, 2011
Flipboard took a relatively simple idea (that no one else had already executed on) and built a great free iPad app around it. It takes the links of people you follow in Twitter and Facebook and builds a magazine-... [SocialTimes.com]

Showyou Could Be Even More Social - Posted April 14, 2011
Showyou is a new iPad app that makes it easy to find videos to watch by filtering through your Facebook and Twi... [SocialTimes.com]

AirPlay Is Apple's Play For Streaming Lock-in - Posted April 14, 2011
A video sharing app called Showyou has been released, and blogger Robert Scoble took the moment to beat the drum for ... [SocialTimes.com]

ABC News Unveils ABC Video Bookstore App - Posted April 14, 2011
Today ABC News introduced an interactive ABC Video Bookstore in the Apple App Store, producing eBooks and enhanced eBooks that draw from the news organization's extensive archives. ... [GalleyCat]

ABC News Unveils ABC Video Bookstore App - Posted April 14, 2011
Today ABC News introduced an interactive ABC Video Bookstore in the Apple App Store, producing eBooks and enhanced eBooks that draw from the news organization's extensive archives. ... [semanticweb.com]

New Way to Socialize Videos with Showyou - Posted April 14, 2011
Showyou just landed in the App Store as a social video viewing app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The new app is being touted like Flipboard, which aggregates videos from friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter. However, the app is not compatible with Tumblr and YouTube yet,... [SocialTimes.com]

comiXology's Comics4Kids Comic Book Reader (with in-app comics purchasing) - Posted April 14, 2011
comiXology's iPad/iPhone comic book reading apps dominate the e-comic book space. comiXology provides the comic book reader and in-app purchasing mechanisms for the branded apps from DC, Marvel, Image and others. The on-screen reading experience is very good. And, in-app purchases are simple. The only common criti... [SocialTimes.com]

Is the Whole PC Market Dying as it Nears 30 Because of the iPad? Or is it Just Acer & Dell? - Posted April 14, 2011
The PC hits the big 3-0 on August 12. And, just as some people feel that their 30th birthday is a significant life inflection point, it looks like 30 is important to the PC too. GeekWire's Todd Bishop took a look at IDC's PC shipment figures and asked: Reveng... [SocialTimes.com]

iPads to be Manufactured in Brazil Someday - Posted April 14, 2011
One of the tech marvels of this era, in my opinion, is the stop-by-stop tracking made available by package transportation companies like FedEx and UPS. It lets people like me know exactly where an anxiously awaited package (usually a tech gadget) is enroute to me. If you've ordered an Apple product using... [SocialTimes.com]

Four Celebrities Pose Nude For Allure's iPad Debut - Posted April 12, 2011
For its first issue to be featured on an Apple tablet, Allure has gone with the classic way of getting attention -- featuring undressed, beautiful female celebrit... [Fishbowl NY]

Four Celebrities Pose Nude For Allure's iPad Debut - Posted April 12, 2011
For its first issue to be featured on an Apple tablet, Allure has gone with the classic way of getting attention -- featuring undressed, beautiful female celebrit... [FishbowlNY]

3D-like Visuals without Glasses on the iPad & Other Displays - Posted April 12, 2011
The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) reports on a prototype app by the Engineering Human-Computer Interaction Research group that uses the iPad 2's front facing camera to track head movements and create a compeling 3D-like visual effect without any special display hardware. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Bloomberg Businessweek Launches iPad App - Posted April 11, 2011
If you like nice looking charts about business stuff, today is your lucky day. Okay, if you like all that and own an iPad, today is your lucky day. Otherwise it's probably just a normal Monday for you, in which case we're sorry. But for those lucky people, here's the ne... [Fishbowl NY]

Bloomberg Businessweek Launches iPad App - Posted April 11, 2011
If you like nice looking charts about business stuff, today is your lucky day. Okay, if you like all that and own an iPad, today is your lucky day. Otherwise it's probably just a normal Monday for you, in which case we're sorry. But for those lucky people, here's the ne... [FishbowlNY]

The World is Flat: Writing for Extended Periods w/an iPad, Bluetooth Keyboard & Smartphone (as a second screen) - Posted April 11, 2011
I bought an Apple Wireless (Bluetooth) Keyboard shortly after buying my iPad "1" in April 2010. And, being a creature of habit the first thing I did was position the iPad at a near right angle to my keyboard for extended typing use. There's one problem with that configuration, however. The... [SocialTimes.com]

Summary of Apps Updated on my iPad/iPhone in the Past Week: 21 - Posted April 11, 2011
21 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix release or an Apple iOS 4.x compatibility update with, perhaps, some bug fixes. Apps with an asterisk... [SocialTimes.com]

Bing for iPad: The Portal is Back, Baby! With a Hint of Windows Phone's Metro UI - Posted April 8, 2011
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, everyone wanted to have a web portal that would provide its users with everything they could possibly need: Email, news, reference material, and more. The idea was to attract and keep attention on a one-stop shop. The portal concept morphed into creating a rich... [SocialTimes.com]

Time Warner Added 5 Channels to TWCable TV for iPad App: Net Channel Loss Down to 8 - Posted April 8, 2011
Shortly after releasing its TWCable TV for iPad app, Time Warner was forced to remove 20 of the in-home-only streaming video channels from the app. Time Warner Forced to Remove 20 Channels From TWCable TV iPad App The were able to bring ... [SocialTimes.com]

Classic Atari Games Coming To iOS - Posted April 6, 2011
If you are like me, and have fond memories of playing Asteroid, Centipede, Missile Command, and more of the Atari classics, then you might be excited to learn that Atari is bringing these games and more to the iPhone, iPod Touch, and i... [SocialTimes.com]

More Angry Bird Updates In The Next Two Months - Posted April 6, 2011
Another holiday is only weeks away, so you know what that means, right? That's right, another release of Angry Birds is imminent. In a tweet Rovio said that a new version of Angry Birds seasons will be released for Easter, which I take to mea... [SocialTimes.com]

Use The Magic Catalog To Get Free Books On An iPad - Posted April 5, 2011
If you use the Kindle app on an iPad, you already know about the thousands of books that you can by from Amazon and read on your iPad. While you can books from Amazon, you may not know that there are thousands of free books, most of them older classics, that... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps That Entice/Require You to Buy a Physical Product. Trend? - Posted April 5, 2011
Three examples may not make a trend. But, I'm betting that we will see a lot more mobile apps that require that you have a physical product in order to either use part or all of a mobile app. Here are three that have caught my attention recently. 1. Red Bull Augment... [SocialTimes.com]

Angry Birds Rio Blasts Pass 10 Million Downloads In 10 Days On iPhone and Android - Posted April 5, 2011
Rovio is on a roll of its life, the developer of Angry Birds has tweeted that Angry Birds Rio, the latest version of the game has crossed 10 million downloads in merely 10 days after its release on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Rovio had the following to say ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Onion Launches iPad App - Posted April 4, 2011
One of FishbowlNY's favorites - The Onion - has launched its first iPad app. Available for free, the app includes content from the website, as well as video from its shows. As Baratunde Thurston... [Fishbowl NY]

The Onion Launches iPad App - Posted April 4, 2011
One of FishbowlNY's favorites - The Onion - has launched its first iPad app. Available for free, the app includes content from the website, as well as video from its shows. As Baratunde Thurston... [FishbowlNY]

Is 10,000 Subscribers Enough? Popular Science iPad Edition Subscription Kickoff Numbers - Posted April 4, 2011
Apple created a huge problem for magazine publishers trying to move into the iPad electronic magazine market. One of the big problems was the lack of a subscription mechanism. Many magazine publishers created their own problem by pricing their e-magazines priced higher than their paper ones. The price alone caused many... [SocialTimes.com]

Fine Leather Goods for Your iPad? Griffin Teams with Col. Littleton - Posted April 4, 2011
There are some tools that take a step beyond their intended function and become fashion statements. Watches and pens are two that come to mind. And, it looks like the iPad just joined that group based on a set of cases for it that I just learned about. I hesitate to... [SocialTimes.com]

You Lose Some, You Gain Some: Time Warner Added 5 Channels to Their iPad App Video Stream - Posted April 4, 2011
Pressure from some television content providers forced Time Warner to remove 20 channels from their new TWCable TV iPad in-house-only streaming video app last week. Time Warner Forced to Remove 20 Channels From TWCable TV iPad App ... [SocialTimes.com]

Apps Updated on my iPhone & iPad in the Past Week: 17-NPR for iPad, Pogoplug, Twitter, Yelp & More - Posted April 4, 2011
17 of the apps for my iPad &/or iPhone were updated in the past week. Apps that do not have comments in the list below indicates that the update is simply a bug fix release or an Apple iOS 4.x compatibility update with, perhaps, some bug fixes. Apps with an asterisk... [SocialTimes.com]

Popular Science iPad Edition Hits 10,000 Downloads - Posted March 30, 2011
According to Ad Age, the iPad version of Popular Science is doing quite well. In February the magazine ... [Fishbowl NY]

Popular Science iPad Edition Hits 10,000 Downloads - Posted March 30, 2011
According to Ad Age, the iPad version of Popular Science is doing quite well. In February the magazine ... [FishbowlNY]

The Wall Street Journal to Sell Single Issues on iPad - Posted March 22, 2011
Paid Content is reporting that starting tomorrow, iPad users can purchase single issues of The Wall Street Journal for $1.99. This is a change to the current system which only allowed people to view the free content on the app, for the whole thing, users had to subsc... [Fishbowl NY]

The Wall Street Journal to Sell Single Issues on iPad - Posted March 22, 2011
Paid Content is reporting that starting tomorrow, iPad users can purchase single issues of The Wall Street Journal for $1.99. This is a change to the current system which only allowed people to view the free content on the app, for the whole thing, users had to subsc... [FishbowlNY]

WKRG Tests iPad 2 Against Traditional News Camera - Posted March 22, 2011
... [TVSpy]

Google TV Remote App Now Available for Apple Devices - Posted March 18, 2011
Google TV announced that its Google TV Remote app is now available for the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPods running iOs 3 or higher, joining the Android app, which debuted in December... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

KBTV's Mike McNeill Shoots Story on iPad 2 - Posted March 17, 2011
... [TVSpy]

Rick Levine Says Apple is Hurting Tablet Market - Posted March 15, 2011
Rick Levine, Director of Editorial Operations for Cond Nast, told people at some tiny festival called South by Southwest that Apple is the biggest obstacle in the way of magazines succeeding in the tablet market. He told WWD that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rick Levine Says Apple is Hurting Tablet Market - Posted March 15, 2011
Rick Levine, Director of Editorial Operations for Cond Nast, told people at some tiny festival called South by Southwest that Apple is the biggest obstacle in the way of magazines succeeding in the tablet market. He told WWD that ... [FishbowlNY]

iPad Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. UPDATE: This video was deceptively titled. It is actually an iPad 1 being smashed with a misleading video label. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody... [FishbowlDC]

iPad 2 Smashed by Baseball Bat Video Earns Two Million Views - Posted March 14, 2011
Simply titled "Brand new Ipad 2 getting smashed by a baseball bat," the video embedded above has earned more than 2,002,600 views on YouTube. Every time a new iPhone or iPad gets released, somebody videotapes themselves destroying it. Why are we fascinated by the destruction of expensive electronics? It is a... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Apps and Games Will Be Popular with New iPad 2 Owners - Posted March 14, 2011
[caption id="attachment_17203" align="alignleft" width="338" caption="Photo: AFP"][/caption] The iPad 2 is sold out and, according to market research firm Piper Jaffray, which interviewed 236 iPad seekers in Minneapolis and NYC, 17 percent... [PRNewser]

Today Is the Day for Today App for iPad - Posted March 11, 2011
Today is finally here for the iPad, as the NBC morning-news show released its free ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Apple Opens iPad 2 Pop-Up Store at SXSW; Could It Work for Bookselling? - Posted March 11, 2011
Today Apple will open a temporary pop-up store in Austin, Texas to sell the iPad 2 to tech fans at the SXSW Festival. Do you think pop-up stores could work for bookselling? Authors could band together to open a s... [GalleyCat]

Consumers Unfocused When Reading iPad Magazines - Posted March 9, 2011
We'll never understand why there are studies that prove something seemingly obvious, but every day there is a new one, so there must be something to it. The latest: Bonnier Corporation and ad agency Crispin Porter and Bogusky, through a series of focus groups, have found that people reading iPad magazines... [Fishbowl NY]

Consumers Unfocused When Reading iPad Magazines - Posted March 9, 2011
We'll never understand why there are studies that prove something seemingly obvious, but every day there is a new one, so there must be something to it. The latest: Bonnier Corporation and ad agency Crispin Porter and Bogusky, through a series of focus groups, have found that people reading iPad magazines... [FishbowlNY]

IPad's Glamour-ous Glue - Posted March 9, 2011
[caption id="attachment_16832" align="alignleft" width="154" caption="Don Johnson aka 'Sonny Crockett'"][/caption] For years we have watched TV wanting what Sonny Crockett wore or that ... [PRNewser]

6 Third-Party iOS Twitter Apps Ready To Capitalize On The #Dickbar Debacle - Posted March 9, 2011
On Tuesday night Twitter released an update to its official iOS app that addresses some bugs, but most notably changes the QuickBar (which had acquired the nickname the DickBar) so... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Adds New Features To iPhone and iPad Apps - Posted March 3, 2011
Twitter Thursday released a significant update to its official apps for the iPhone and iPad. A few changes incorporate recent upgrades Twitter had made to apps on other devices and one, a new swipe bar displaying trends and promoted trends, is exclusive ... [TVSpy]

Twitter Adds New Features To iPhone and iPad Apps - Posted March 3, 2011
Twitter Thursday released a significant update to its official apps for the iPhone and iPad. A few changes incorporate recent upgrades Twitter had made to apps on other devices and one, a new swipe bar displaying trends and promoted trends, is exclusive ... [AllTwitter]

IPad 2: The Postmortem to the Big Reveal - Posted March 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_16332" align="alignnone" width="508" caption="Apple CEO Steve Jobs introducing the latest version of the iPad today in San Francisco. Photo: REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach"][/caption] So after all the hype, the fact is I was all-in ... [PRNewser]

IPad Part Deux: Better...Faster...Stronger? - Posted March 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_16274" align="alignleft" width="340" caption="Is this the new iPad? Image via Business Insider"][/caption] Pardon my excitement, but Apple's big reveal today (at ... [PRNewser]

DirecTV iPad App Now Available - Posted February 28, 2011
Satellite-TV provider DirecTV announced that its DirecTV iPad App is now available via the iTunes App Store. The app allows users to create their own customized home screens; use standard TV controls including play, pause, rewind, fast-forward, and scroll through channels; create lists of fav... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Wilkes-Barre's The Times Leader Launches iPad App - Posted February 24, 2011
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.-based newspaper The Times Leader is getting into the iPad game, launching a free app for the Apple tablet and claiming to be the first newspaper in eastern Pennsylvania to do so. The app provides content from the daily print edition and the Web, along with break... [Inside Mobile Apps]

WWD Milestones Debuts in Print and iPad - Posted February 23, 2011
Believe it or not, the editors at Women's Wear Daily know more about Gucci than anybody whispering - or yelling - in your ear as you walk through China... [Fishbowl NY]

WWD Milestones Debuts in Print and iPad - Posted February 23, 2011
Believe it or not, the editors at Women's Wear Daily know more about Gucci than anybody whispering - or yelling - in your ear as you walk through China... [FishbowlNY]

MarketDash: Yahoo! Finance for iPhone Souped Up for iPad - Posted February 22, 2011
Yahoo! adapted its Yahoo! Finance iPhone app for the iPad, releasing MarketDash, which syncs across the two previously mentioned Apple platforms, as well as Android, maintaining any changes made by users, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Martha Stewart Serves Up Everyday Food Magazine App for iPad - Posted February 17, 2011
Everyday Food added the iPad to its menu, as parent company Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia announced the launch of the Everyday Food Magazine ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Vogue Launches Its First iPad App - Posted February 17, 2011
Did you hear about what Lady Gaga did? Of course you did! She does things all the time! Things that Madonna did throughout the 80s, but who cares? She ma... [Fishbowl NY]

Vogue Launches Its First iPad App - Posted February 17, 2011
Did you hear about what Lady Gaga did? Of course you did! She does things all the time! Things that Madonna did throughout the 80s, but who cares? She ma... [FishbowlNY]

Popular Science Adds iPad Subscription Option - Posted February 15, 2011
When Apple says jump, publishers - starting with Bonnier Corporation - apparently, ask how high. Popular Science will now be available using ... [Fishbowl NY]

Popular Science Adds iPad Subscription Option - Posted February 15, 2011
When Apple says jump, publishers - starting with Bonnier Corporation - apparently, ask how high. Popular Science will now be available using ... [FishbowlNY]

Subscriptions Now Available via Apple App Store - Posted February 15, 2011
Apple announced Tuesday that it extended the subscription option it launched with The Daily, News Corp.'s recently launched iPad-only news... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

10 Twitter Reactions to "The Daily" iPad Newspaper Unveiling - Posted February 3, 2011
Rupert Murdoch unveiled "The Daily" yesterday, a much-hyped, iPad-only daily newspaper. At $39.99 for a year's subscription, some are calling its the death of the traditional newspaper - but Twitter, at least, has a more nuanced opinion. We've snapped 10 reactions to "The... [AllTwitter]

Play Doctor with Grey's Anatomy Sync App for iPad from Disney/ABC Television Group, Nielsen - Posted February 1, 2011
iPad users can check themselves into Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital with the new Grey's Anatomy Sync app from Disney/ABC Television Group and Nielsen. The app is based on standout ABC series ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Which Magazine's iPad Apps are Making Money? - Posted January 28, 2011
Steve Smith at MIN has a report today on which magazine iPad apps are actually making some money for their publishers. The big winner is People, which ranked as the 3... [Fishbowl NY]

Which Magazine's iPad Apps are Making Money? - Posted January 28, 2011
Steve Smith at MIN has a report today on which magazine iPad apps are actually making some money for their publishers. The big winner is People, which ranked as the 3... [FishbowlNY]

One Year After the iPad, The Daily to (Finally) Make Its Debut - Posted January 27, 2011
On the one-year anniversary of the launch of the iPad, perhaps the most anticipated digital publication for the iPad will make its debut, as News Corp. announced that it will introduce ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Macworld Daily Reader Now Available for iPad - Posted January 25, 2011
Owners of Apple's iPad tablet can now read about those other Apple products, as Macworld announced the launch of its Macworld Daily Reader iPad app. Macworld Daily Reader combines content from the print magazine and Web site, updated constantly, including reviews, analysis, how-to arti... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New York iPad App The Cut on the Runway Shows Off for Fashion Week - Posted January 24, 2011
New York magazine parent New York Media will strut its stuff down the iPad runway with its launch of iPad app The Cut on the Runway, which will feature exclusive content from Fashion Week and its after-parties, as well as news from ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Discovery Networks iPad App to Maintain Facebook Momentum - Posted January 20, 2011
Discovery Networks executive vice president and general manager of digital media and commerce Kelly Day told ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Discovery Networks iPad App to Maintain Facebook Momentum - Posted January 20, 2011
Discovery Networks executive vice president and general manager of digital media and commerce Kelly Day told ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Atlantic Premium for iPad: Hold That Thought - Posted January 11, 2011
The Atlantic will start from scratch on its yet-to-be-released Atlantic Premium iPad app, vice president and publisher ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

MSNBC Launches Rachel Maddow HD iPad App - Posted January 11, 2011
Rachel Maddow is really moving up in the world: In addition to her own television show on MSNBC, she now has an ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cond Nast Experiments with Themed Compilation iPad App - Posted January 10, 2011
Cond Nast is experimenting with individual iPad apps that are not tied to specific issues of its magazines, releasing the Best of Italy: Cond Nast Traveler iPad app, a collection of previously published articles from the magazine, priced at $4.99, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Enterprises Want to Take To Semantic Web To Polish Data Assets -- Who's Going to Help Them Succeed? - Posted January 10, 2011
Photo Courtesy: FlickR/elward-photography There seems to be growing sentiment that 2011 is the year the Semantic Web really, truly happens (see ... [AllTwitter]

Slate Updates iPad App - Posted January 6, 2011
Slate launched an update to its iPad app that addresses what it said were its users' two most common requests: the ability to save articles, and support for Instapaper. The update to the magazine's original iPad app, which ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Can't Wait Until NBC's The Cape Debuts Jan. 9? Buy an iPad - Posted January 5, 2011
The Cape, the new superhero series from NBC, will make its debut Wednesday, but only for iPad owners with the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Dallas Morning News to Erect Paywall - Posted January 4, 2011
Feb. 15 is paywall day at The Dallas Morning News, as the flagship newspaper of ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sales for iPad Magazines Fall - Posted December 29, 2010
John Koblin of WWD has a report today that iPad magazines from popular titles like GQ, Wired, Glamour, and Vanity Fair are hitting a rough ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sales for iPad Magazines Fall - Posted December 29, 2010
John Koblin of WWD has a report today that iPad magazines from popular titles like GQ, Wired, Glamour, and Vanity Fair are hitting a rough ... [FishbowlNY]

Barron's Tablet Edition for iPad Available via iTunes App Store - Posted December 22, 2010
Barron's Tablet Edition for iPad is now available via the iTunes App Store, offering users weekly magazine content, as well as market analysis and commentary from Barrons.com updated daily. Subscriptions cost $2.99 per week, and subscribers can search for stock quotes, personalize stock-watch lists, save articles for offline reading, and watch full-screen... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

It's Showtime for Fandango App for iPad - Posted December 22, 2010
Fandango believes the iPad ought to be in pictures, so the Fandango App for iPad is now available free-of-charge via the iTunes App Store. The app's features include; "The Pulse," a visual representation of the hottest ticket sellers, in list or map format; movie reviews and Tweets from critics and fans... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The ForbesLists App Brings The Richest People in America to the iPad - Posted December 21, 2010
Forbes Media launched iPad app The ForbesLists to go along with its 29th Annual Forbes 400 ranking of The Richest People in America. The free app allows users to sort the list by name, age, residence, source of... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Forbes Premieres Latest iPad App - Posted December 21, 2010
The newest iPad app from Forbes, titled "The ForbesLists," is free and available in iTunes today. This is the second iPad app from the magazine, which launched "Forbes Investment Guide Plus" during the summer. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Forbes Premieres Latest iPad App - Posted December 21, 2010
The newest iPad app from Forbes, titled "The ForbesLists," is free and available in iTunes today. This is the second iPad app from the magazine, which launched "Forbes Investment Guide Plus" during the summer. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Root Plants iPad App - Posted December 21, 2010
African-American-targeted daily online magazine The Root sprouted a new iPad app, available free-of-charge from the iTunes Store, which offers curated news stories from around the Web, original features, podcasts, and sharing via mail, Twitter, Facebook and Instapaper. From the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Men's Health Wants Apple Device Users to Eat This, Not That! - Posted December 20, 2010
Want to know what you should and shouldn't eat during the holiday season (or, more likely, after the holiday season)? Men's Health has got an app for that -- Eat This, Not That! Restaurants... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Clickshare Collects for The Virginian-Pilot iPad App - Posted December 16, 2010
The Virginian-Pilot tapped Clickshare Service as the payments vendor for its iPad app, and the vendor's system is enabling the Landmark Media Enterprises-owned newspaper to col... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tweet, Win an iPad - Posted December 15, 2010
Got some marketing-savvy in you? Think you can come up with a viral campaign in 140-characters or less? Want an iPad? We're going to assume you answered "yes!" to at least one of those questions. Simply Marketing is running a contest on Twitter, with the grand prize of an iPad going... [10,000 Words]

CNN App for iPad Debuts - Posted December 14, 2010
This is CNN ... for the iPad. CNN App for iPad is now available via the iTunes Store, free-of-charge, and CNN also announced that its iPhone and iPod Touch app is now also available free, and an update will bring live breaking-news video to its international app. CNN App for iPad offers... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New York Daily News, Harper's Magazine Launch iPad Apps - Posted December 13, 2010
Brad Wellen at sister blog FishbowlNY reported on two new additions to the iPad app family: the New York Daily News and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Top 10 Twitter Trends of 2010: BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Was No. 1 - Posted December 13, 2010
Twitter analyzed the approximately 25 billion Tweets sent so far in 2010 and found that BP's Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the top trend for the year. The complete list, from the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPad Owners Spend 30 Mins A Day Reading News - Posted December 9, 2010
Seventy-five percent of iPad owners spend 30 minutes a day reading news on their iPads, and 50% spend an hour a month, according to a survey conducted b... [Inside Mobile Apps]

iPad To Generate 2% Of Web Traffic By End Of 2011 - Posted December 9, 2010
According to a new report from Chitika, by the end of 2011, the iPad is expected to generate more than 2 percent of all North American Web traffic. According to ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Postmedia Network Launches iPad Apps for 10 English-Language Canadian Newspapers - Posted December 8, 2010
Canadian English-language newspaper publisher Postmedia Network launched iPad apps for 10 of its newspapers, with features including: Heat Map, which allows readers to see the most popular stories in their neighborhoods; My Articles, the ability to save and store content; sharing and commenting via Facebook, Twitter, and email; and high-resolution photos... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Outside Magazine Debuts December Issue for iPad - Posted December 8, 2010
Available today, Outside + (Outside Plus) provides new content that builds off of the magazine's cover story featuring James Franco and his role in the film 127 Hours. The movie is based on Aron Ralston's autobiography, Between a Rock and a Hard Place, which tells the story of... [Fishbowl NY]

Outside Magazine Debuts December Issue for iPad - Posted December 8, 2010
Available today, Outside + (Outside Plus) provides new content that builds off of the magazine's cover story featuring James Franco and his role in the film 127 Hours. The movie is based on Aron Ralston's autobiography, Between a Rock and a Hard Place, which tells the story of... [FishbowlNY]

Bonnier Taps Adobe Digital Publishing Suite for News Plus Tablet-Publishing Platform - Posted December 7, 2010
The international publishing group at Bonnier will use the Adob... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNBC Real-Time iPad App Now Available - Posted December 7, 2010
The CNBC Real-Time iPad App is now live and available free-of-charge via the iTunes Store, featuring live real-time stock quotes directly from the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Marketplace, breaking news alerts, video clips, video-on-demand, and customization. Users of the Apple tablet will have access to: live real-time stock quotes and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Apple Predicted To Sell 32 Million iPads In 2011 - Posted December 3, 2010
Will the iPad be responsible for half of Apple's growth next year? One Wall Street analyst thinks so. Apple Insider has more:... [Inside Mobile Apps]

iPad Sales Expected To Cut PC Sales - Posted November 30, 2010
PC sales predictions are not as big as predicted thanks to tablet sales, according to a new report from Gartner. According to Gartner, PC shipments are on pace to total 352.4 million units in 201... [Inside Mobile Apps]

iPad Gets Software Update - Posted November 24, 2010
Just in time for holiday travel, Apple has upgraded its mobile operating system for the iPad. The updates include AirPlay, a wireless streaming tool for multiple media, multitasking, folders and a gaming update. iPad users can now run multiple apps ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Kids Want iPads For Christmas - Posted November 24, 2010
According to The Nielsen Company, kids want iPads for Christmas. The research company did a survey of American kid... [Inside Mobile Apps]

NBC Sports Talk App Debuts for iPad - Posted November 22, 2010
NBC Sports is talking iPad apps with the release of its NBC S... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Economist App Debuts for iPhone, iPad - Posted November 19, 2010
The Economist made its move into the app world, launching apps for the iPhone and iPad. The apps are available free-of-charge, and print and Web subscribers also receive the app content, while nonsubscribers must fork over 3.49 ($5.57) per issue, compared with the newsstand price of 4 ($6.38). Th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

DODOcase Brings Book Binding To The Kindle - Posted November 19, 2010
Shopping for an eReader for a holiday gift? Don't forget to pick up a case too. DODOcase has a new line of cases for the new generation of Kindles that are reminiscent of print b... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Financial Times Staffers' Holiday Bonus: $480 Rebate Toward Tablet Purchase - Posted November 18, 2010
Financial Times is serious about tablets, as ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's Gael Towey: iPad App Will Influence Print Edition - Posted November 11, 2010
Man bites dog: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia editorial director and creative head ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPad Mags Don't Top Consumer Wish Lists Yet - Posted November 10, 2010
Even though there are some pretty cool looking magazine apps on the iPad, a study by ... [PRNewser]

The Washington Post Rolls Out iPad App - Posted November 9, 2010
The Washington Post entered the iPad app game, launching a free app that offers all of the newspaper's news, opinion, and feature stories, as well as online photo galleries and videos, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Comes to the iPhone - Posted November 9, 2010
The late-night app wars are starting to heat up, as NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon released an iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad app, LNJF, that includes four made-up apps, video clips, blog posts, and photos. The fictional apps that became reality on LNJF include Axl Rose Relaxatio... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPads Were 95% Of Tablet Computers Shipped In Q03 - Posted November 2, 2010
There may be a lot of tablets coming to the tablet, but the iPad is still dominating the scene. According to a new study from Strategy Analytics, 95% of all tablet computer shipments in the third quarter wer... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Curling Up With An App Edition of Your Favorite Magazine - Posted November 2, 2010
Six months of magazines on the iPad...what do we know so far? An ... [PRNewser]

New York Magazine iPad App Debuts - Posted November 1, 2010
New York magazine made its entry into the iPad arena Monday, launching an app that offers its "Who Runs New York?" issue free-of-charge as an introduction, with subsequent issues to be available at the newsstand price of $4.99. The app features enhanced versions of every page of the pr... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Former New York Times Web-Design Director Khoi Vinh Is Not a Fan of Magazines' iPad Apps - Posted October 28, 2010
Khoi Vinh, the former We... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPad vs. Newsstand Sales for Six Magazines - Posted October 22, 2010
AdAge.com examined the iPad ap... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Greatest App of All-Time? Mosaic Legends Brings Muhammad Ali to iPad, iPhone - Posted October 22, 2010
Mosaic Legends debuted two new apps that float like butterflies and sting like bees: ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Zinio Releases VIVmag for iPad - Posted October 21, 2010
All-digital luxury title VIVmag released its free app for the iPad, powered by ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Publishers To Increase Digital Publishing By 60% - Posted October 18, 2010
Publishers creating eBooks using digital publishing will increase by 60 percent in the next year. This is according to a new study from Yudu Media. The company surveyed 173 publishing businesses and found that 2/3 of ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

New Editors' Choice iPad App from The New York Times Offers More Free Content, but for How Long? - Posted October 15, 2010
The mystery of the absence from the iTunes Store ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Gannett Reports Digital Growth in 3Q - Posted October 15, 2010
Gannett held its third-quarter earnings call Friday, and paidConten... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

TED Launches iPad App - Posted October 14, 2010
Nonprofit organization TED made its entry into the iPad world, releasing an app for the Apple tablet and planning a... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Organic Gardening iPad App Sprouts in iTunes Store - Posted October 14, 2010
The iPad just got a little greener, as Rodale's Organic Gardening planted i... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Not-Quite-The Guardian iPad App Today's News Debuts - Posted October 14, 2010
Full text from all of the content of The Guardian is now available via an iPad app, which is available free-of-charge and which contains advertising. But Th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New York Times iPad App: iTunes Store Out of Stock? - Posted October 13, 2010
All the news that's not fit to view on an Apple tablet? Silicon Alley Insider reports that the iPad app from ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cond Nast Reveals Five Best Practices for Advertisers Eyeing iPad Magazine Apps - Posted October 13, 2010
Cond Nast conducted more than 100 hours of one-on-one interviews with users of its GQ, Vanity Fair, Wired, and Glamour iPad apps, along with more than 5,000 in-app surveys, to determine ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Apple's iPad Is Coming To Walmart - Posted October 11, 2010
Apple is gearing up to push iPads this holiday season by stocking up on the popular devices in big box retail stores. The iPad is going to go on sale at Walmart this season, and according to reports, it could be any day now. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Esquire Debuts iPad App - Posted October 8, 2010
Esquire threw its hat into the iPad ring Thursday, debuting its app for the Apple tablet, which will cost $4.99 monthly. The iPhone edition of the Hearst Magazines title costs $2.99 per issue... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Intelligent Life Does Exist in the U.S. (But Only on the iPad) - Posted October 8, 2010
Intelligent Life, a quarterly publication from The Economist, is available... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bloomberg Decision Maker Fantasy-Football App Now Available for iPhone, iPad - Posted October 8, 2010
Decision Maker, the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Major News Publishers Jumping On Board With Samsung's Galaxy Tablet - Posted October 8, 2010
Since its release in April, Apple's iPad has been the undisputed market leader in tablet computers with an estimated five million units sold in just over six months. Despite the iPad's advanced audio and visual capabilities and wide vari... [Fishbowl NY]

Major News Publishers Jumping On Board With Samsung's Galaxy Tablet - Posted October 8, 2010
Since its release in April, Apple's iPad has been the undisputed market leader in tablet computers with an estimated five million units sold in just over six months. Despite the iPad's advanced audio and visual capabilities and wide vari... [FishbowlNY]

Wine and Dine Your iPad with Food & Wine Debut Issue - Posted October 7, 2010
Food & Wine finally served up its debut iPad issue Thursday, and the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

What's on Oprah Winfrey's iPad? - Posted October 6, 2010
Apps from CNN and ABC News made the short list of favorite iPad apps from Op... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Will Amazon Carry iPads? - Posted October 6, 2010
After spending so much money and energy making fun of iPads, it appears that Amazon may start selling them.Yesterday, 9to5mac.com reported that iPads were for sale through Amazon.Here is more from the blog: "Target i... [Inside Mobile Apps]

MaxPreps.com Adds MaxStats App to Roster - Posted October 5, 2010
CBS Sports-owned high-school sports site MaxPreps.com debuted MaxStats, a fre... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Wired.co.uk to Launch iPad Version of December Issue - Posted October 4, 2010
Wired.co.uk will follow the lead of its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ABC No Longer Talkin' 'Bout My Generation, But What About iPad App? - Posted October 2, 2010
The next time Disney/ABC Television Group goes through the trouble (and expense) of developing an interactive iPad app based on an ABC show, it might want to select a series that lasts more than two episodes. A... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

AllOfMe Launches iStreamer iPad App - Posted September 27, 2010
AllOfMe launched iPad app iStreamer via the App Store Monday, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPad Owners Can Finally Feast on Gourmet Live - Posted September 23, 2010
In June, Cond Nast offered a preview of Gourmet Live, the digital version of shuttered magazine Gourmet. The wait is over, as ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Daily Telegraph Hits the App Store - Posted September 23, 2010
Telegraph Media Group released its The Daily Telegraph iPad app Tuesday morning and, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Parents Brings Flash Cards to Apple Devices - Posted September 22, 2010
Parents is bringing back flash cards, Apple-style, as its editors teamed up with child-development experts to create ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Hearst Magazines' Michael A. Clinton Talks Tablet, Avi Zimak's New Post - Posted September 21, 2010
Hearst Magazines president and marketing and publishing director Michael A. Clinton spoke with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Hearst Magazines Creates Post of Ad Director, Tablet Media, Fills It with Town & Country's Avi Zimak - Posted September 20, 2010
Hearst Magazines named Avi Zimak to the newly created post of advertising director, tablet media, where ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

iPad Menus Help Sell Wine - Posted September 17, 2010
Earlier this summer, we reported on a restaurant in Australia that ditched print menus in exchange for iPads, now iPad menus are coming to the U.S. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Win An iPad In MeeGenius Children's Book Contest - Posted September 17, 2010
Children's book publisher MeeGenius is running a contest for authors and illustrators. Make a children's eBook for a chance to win an iPad. From the MeeGenius website: "Are you an aspiring children's book illustrator ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Nielsen Media-Sync Platform Backs ABC's My Generation Sync iPad App - Posted September 16, 2010
Nielsen is best-known for its TV ratings, but the information and measurement company showed its versatility by teaming up with Disney/ABC Television Group on ABC's My Generation Sync iPad App, which adds synchronized interactive content and social-media function... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CBS Sports Pro Football App for iPad Suits Up - Posted September 15, 2010
CBS Sports hopes iPad owners are ready for some football, as it released the CBS Sports Pro Football App for iPad to coincide with the start of the National Football League season. The app -- which is also available for the iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry -- offers live... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sun Online Editor Pete Picton Summoned to Parent Co., New York - Posted September 14, 2010
Did The Sun lose Sun Online editor Pete Picton to the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Reader's Digest to Make Its Mobile Move - Posted September 14, 2010
Reader's Digest may be 88 years old, but the magazine isn't acting its age under Reader's Digest Media president Dan Lagani... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Newsday Spot Points Out One Thing the iPad Isn't Good for - Posted September 13, 2010
Newsday, the Cablevision Systems-owned daily newspaper serving Long Island, N.Y., is running the following humorous ad to promote its iPad app: ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

GetGlue Hopes New iPad App Is Sticky - Posted September 10, 2010
iPad owners can now GetGlue, as the entertainment-based social network released its app for the Apple tablet, along with announcing exclusive awards from showbiz partners Fox, HBO, Showtime, PBS, and Universal Pictures. GetGlue allows users to check in to shows, music, movies, and books they are consuming, earning points and stickers, as... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Room for Debate: A Running Commentary on the News - New York Times - Posted August 9, 2010
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VA4Most.js Freeware Enables W3C-Compliant iPad-Ready HTML5 Video and Audio ... - Earthtimes (press release) - Posted May 11, 2010
... [semanticweb.com]

A Semantic-based Essay as the Result for a Web Search - Posted May 10, 2010
Introduction This article discusses ways of semantic processing in a search engine. Major search engines have one main type of result – a list of links to matching Web sources. There are many enhancements on top of it, but the core premise remains the same: a search result consists of a set... [semanticweb.com]

Rescentris Announces Dedicated iPad Client and Enhanced Mobile Access Options ... - Bradenton Herald - Posted May 7, 2010
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Put Your Desktop in the Cloud to Support the Open Government Directive and Data.gov/semantic - Posted April 19, 2010
Disclaimer:  This article does not reflect the views of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and does not constitute endorsement by the EPA of the standards or products mentioned. A Semantic Cloud Computing Desktop/Mobile Apps with Linked Open Data consists of the following: A database of "things" referenced by URL's (e.g. ... [semanticweb.com]

Skiff E-Reader Set For Debut By End Of Year - Posted January 27, 2010
Today's news may be dominated by that other e-reader/netbook hybrid, but another e-reader that we're looking forward to, the Skiff Reader, has managed to snag at least one headline. According to this report in ... [Fishbowl NY]

Skiff E-Reader Set For Debut By End Of Year - Posted January 27, 2010
Today's news may be dominated by that other e-reader/netbook hybrid, but another e-reader that we're looking forward to, the Skiff Reader, has managed to snag at least one headline. According to this report in ... [FishbowlNY]

The iPad Revealed In All Its Stupid Glory - Posted January 2, 2007
As reported a few days back, the first images of the model of that iPAD tower in Dubai were just released at the Cityscape convention. And just as expected, it's stupid, tacky, and wil... [UnBeige]

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