Posts Tagged ‘ new media trends ’

The One Thing That Even Techies Haven’t Figured Out About The iPad

Jun 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad

Beta News’ Joe Wilcox is eating his words today, saying “I was wrong about Apple iPad”. He was a vocal critic of the iPad when it was announced, like most tech analysts, arguing that the world doesn’t need the iPad or any other tablet. After using it though, he’s come to a different conclusion: The […]

Zero-Day Flash Exploit Makes Windows, Mac, Linux Computers Vulnerable – But Not The iPhone Or iPad

Jun 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Internet TV, iPhone

As if Adobe needed another nail in the Flash is dead tombstone – a zero-day Flash vulnerability has been identified and announced by Adobe: A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems, and the authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat […]

Apple Proves The Naysayers Wrong, Sells 2 Million iPads In 2 Months

May 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Computer Hardware

Apple today proved the naysayers wrong, announcing that it had sold 2 million iPads in less than 2 months. In fact, Apple is still struggling to keep up for demand. “Customers around the world are experiencing the magic of iPad, and seem to be loving it as much as we do,” says Steve Jobs, Apple’s […]

5 Reasons Wired’s iPad App Is The Last Hurrah For Magazines

May 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Commentary

Ever since the Apple iPad was announced, I’ve waited to see if magazines and newspapers would come up with a meaningful response. News organizations have come up with some interesting iPad apps – especially the BBC and NPR apps. But magazine apps have either been missing in action or underwhelming. Now Wired reports that they’ve […]

Who Needs The Internet? “Push Radio” Promises Podcasts Via Digital Radio

May 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Podcasting Services

Podcasts are about to break into some new territory. Commercial Radio Australia and Beijing Jolon Digital Media Broadcasting today announced plans to develop a DAB+ digital radio application that will allow podcasts to be sent via the broadcast band directly to a listener’s radio, without the need to connect to the Internet. The technology, called […]

Internet Video To Surpass Broadcast Video Within 10 Years

May 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: General

Internet video – content stored and distributed over an IP architecture — will eclipse the consumption of broadcast TV by 2020, according to research from The Diffusion Group (TDG). According to TDG data, while the amount of time spent viewing TV has remained relatively stable, the amount of time consumers spent watching online video increased […]

YouTube Now Handling 2 Billion Views Per Day

May 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

YouTube has announced that it has reached a new milestone, serving over 2 billion views per day: Today, thanks to you, our site has crossed another milestone: YouTube exceeds over two billion views a day. That’s nearly double the prime-time audience of all three major U.S. television networks combined. What started as a site for […]

While You Watch This, 100+ Hours Of Video Will Be Uploaded To YouTube

May 10th, 2010 | By | Category: General

This video, based on the book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman, serves up an amazing collection of social media and new media statistics. The best quote: “The ROI of Social Media is Your Business Will Still Exist in 5 Years.”

The Toy Story Site On The iPad

May 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, iPods & Portable Media Players

Flash is dead and the iPad is its tombstone – but somebody forgot to tell Pixar. Daring Fireball’s John Gruber points how the new Toy Story 3 site looks on an Apple iPad. There are lots of similar examples to be found, but this one seems particularly ironic, given Steve Jobs roles at both Apple […]

Microsoft Hates Flash, Too, And For The Same Reasons As Apple

May 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

It looks like Microsoft is joining the Flash Is Dead bandwagon, announcing that its new direction for video in Internet Explorer is to focus on HTML5 + H.264…..