Tag: iphone

by Kathy E. Gill

In a speech 30 years ago, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs envisioned a computer-as-book, wirelessly connected to others. And the first-generation iPad fulfilled this image of a passive computing device. But three years later, the iPad has proven itself equally adept on the creation side of the computing equation — and its role in education is […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Garfield: There is no ‘golden age’ of journalism: Free does not mean better (Guardian) 2. A driving force behind Wikipedia will be stepping down (NYT) 3. Social media unites supporters of same-sex marriage, but is that enough? (PBS) 4. Windows phone is outselling iPhone…in a few places (memeburn) 5. Report: Twitter ad revenues higher […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Just how good is a smartphone for doing reporting in the field? With the help of apps, accessories and some know-how, any reporter can learn how to do it — and leave behind the aches and pains of lugging around big pro equipment. We convened a great group for a live Twitter chat at #iphonereporting, […] more »

by Julie Keck

Daily Must Reads The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Facebook’s second big announcement this week: free phone calls for U.S. iPhone users (Fast Company) 2. U.S. Attorney Ortiz defends prosecution of Aaron Swartz (Huffington Post) 3. Voters trust Twitter and Facebook as much as traditional media, […] more »

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education compiled by Julie Keck. 1. Public is public… except in journalism? (Huffington Post) 2. One less thing to carry: using your iPhone to record calls (Journalism.co.uk) 3. New data on what funds journalism worldwide: no Holy Grail but many ideas (Neiman Lab) 4. Guardian […] more »

by Neal Augenstein

The iPhone hasn’t failed me yet. It’s now three years since I began #iphonereporting — doing all my field audio and video recording, editing, and transmission, as well as photos, web writing, and social networking solely on my iPhone and iPad. So far, so good. Not perfect, but what in life or business is? Covering […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. How Election Day will break Twitter (BuzzFeed) 2. Obama campaign pulls out all the stops with smart social campaigns (VentureBeat) 3. As Instagram debuts web profiles, it’s beginning to look a lot like Facebook (AllThingsD) 4. Tumblr grows to 20 billion monthly pageviews, […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Booksellers trade group and Barnes & Noble want to be heard in DOJ e-books suit (GalleyCat) 2. The ongoing discussion of digital books and libraries (Scientific American) 3. 4 self-published writers are on the New York Times e-book bestseller list […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Remembering writer and humorist Nora Ephron (New York Times) 2. CNN’s ratings hit 21-year low during the second quarter (Hollywood Reporter) 3. Apple creates stand-alone app for podcasts (VentureBeat) 4. Advertisers mixed about the effectiveness of Facebook ads (AllThingsD) 5. […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Mark Glaser 1. Likely next-generation iPhone with 3.9-inch display (9to5Mac) 2. Arrington: Google could have had Twitter for $5 billion (Business Insider) 3. Bright House, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox, TWC team on ‘Cable WiFi’ (Multichannel News) 4. Time Warner Cable head sides with TV networks over ad-erasing technology  (NYT / Media Decoder) […] more »