Tag: ipad

by Adriano Farano

One of our bold beliefs here at Watchup has always been to iterate fast over users’ feedback. Watchup is a Stanford startup, incubated at StartX, the Stanford startup accelerator, and as such we always try to apply the design thinking principles to our work. The latest version 1.4 of your favorite news video iPad app […] more »

by Jon Vidar

The Tiziano Project recently launched our new platform for collaborative storytelling, StoriesFrom. We debuted the platform at the Dokufest International Film Festival in Kosovo, where we simultaneously led a two-week filmmaking workshop taught entirely on the iPad. While The Tiziano Project has been completing field training programs since 2007, this was first program we have […] more »

by Adriano Farano

It’s 7 a.m. You want to catch up with the news on your iPad, but you don’t want to jump from one app to another — tap here, tap there. You just want to discover the best and latest news videos in a snap. Meet Watchup. Available in Apple’s App Store, Watchup lets you create […] more »

by Dan Pacheco

The shift from print to mobile reading went into overdrive this holiday season, with ownership of e-readers like the Kindle and tablets like the iPad doubling in a single month. A new survey-based study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project reports that the percentage of adults owning tablet computers went from 10% to […] more »

by Rekha Murthy

KCRW Music Mine Public Radio Exchange just announced the launch of KCRW Music Mine, an iPad app that gives you a unique, exciting way to discover new music. Music Mine is the product of a close partnership between PRX and KCRW, with design by Roundarch and music intelligence powered by The Echo Nest. Nearly a […] more »

by Justin Miller

We’ve talked here before about [TileMill](http://mediashift.org/idealab/2010/08/tilemill-custom-maps-to-help-with-data-dumps-hyper-local215.html), an open source tool for creating your own custom map tiles (the individual pieces that make up a full map of a city, country, and so on). But what sorts of things can you do with these map tiles? One area we wanted to explore was using them on […] more »

by Scott Rosenberg

We’re entering one of those fertile, exciting periods when the fundamentals of publishing are, yet again, undergoing massive revisions thanks to new technology. This time the trigger takes the form of the growing understanding that our consumption of news and information — still in mid-transition from print and broadcast to digital platforms — is migrating […] more »

by Rich Gordon

“Hacks and Hackers,” our young organization focused on bringing journalism and technology closer together, seems to have struck a chord. Over the weekend of May 21-23, 80 journalists and technologists in San Francisco participated in the group’s first "Hacks/Hackers Unite" gathering, where they developed 12 iPad applications. Meanwhile, our “question-and-answer” site, Help.Hackshackers.com, launched less than […] more »

by Alexander Zolotarev

I recently spoke with a friend of mine here in Sochi, Russia. She is a specialist in modernizing the technological infrastructure of sanatoriums, which were the places where lucky Soviet working class heroes would be sent to rest and relax. (Think of them as health spas.) It’s a challenge to transform the Soviet-era sanatoriums. For […] more »

by Andrew Whitacre

The MIT News Office recently interviewed one of our colleagues at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media, Mitch Resnick. Resnick is a long-time Media Lab professor best known for helping develop and deploy Scratch, a programming language for kids. But this month Apple rejected an app that would allow kids to view Scratch programs […] more »