And Android has seen a number of these updates since its first release in...– Paul Thurrott’s SuperSite for Windows: Need to Know: Google Android
The issue, I’ve long said, is not privacy but control: We have a right to...– Jake Jarvis at BuzzMachine about privacy on the Internet.
Due to the widespread popularity of our iPhone application, it’s only natural...– Quickoffice: Apple iPad Revealed This looks like the app I need for the iPad. In a tweet they told me Quickoffice remembers the last page of a PDF you opened and that’s what’s important. So you can switch between two PDFs - sort of. Only one question remains: how fast will the iPad...
Zinio wants to be your virtual newsstand. They have been around for some time and offer magazines in digital format. It’s a digital clone of the print copy with exactly the same page numbering and layout, adds included. Customers can purchase single copies or subscriptions. The company offers a reading experience accross multiple platforms. Among its newer offerings is an iPhone app....
A new etiquette of public and private
We often wonder why adolescents openly post lots of very personal information online. There is a risk involved we tell them. What if a future employer searches the internet for this information and finds pictures of parties or other less favourable stuff? In a video I watched today the speaker had a very interesting view. In the Netherlands, he said, people don’t put curtains into their...
Sketchpad - Online Paint/Drawing application →
Great online application for drawing and painting that doesn’t use any flash. Pictures can be saved as png files.
While we didn’t mean to confuse Facebook users, the traffic on this...– We’re Still Not Facebook: Lessons from Late Adopters - ReadWriteStart Yes, they are still out there in huge number those late adopters. And there are those never adopters, which we can neglect.
Penguin CEO calls ebooks the new paperback →
Seems like publishers see ebooks no different from printed books. Ebooks as part of the integated model have to add up with hardback and paperback editions. Publishers use this to justify pricing ebooks nearly the same as printed books. To me that’s crazy. New authors are well advised to publish their books without a traditional publisher. They can have much higher margins.
For example, video games make certain things easy. A video game is a complex...– FRONTLINE: digital nation: interviews: sherry turkle | PBS That’s very true and I have to say to me all these games where you have to find out things about chemistry, do virtual experiments and so on are mostly time wasters. Many of these games remind me of Myst. To me these games don’t...
Technology makes certain things easy educationally in the classroom. That...– FRONTLINE: digital nation: interviews: sherry turkle | PBS That’s something I have to ponder. Sherry Turkle has a very different opinion on the benefits of modern technology in the classroom.
The features of its [ScrollMotions] iPad deal with publishers include...– Textbook Firms Ink E-Deals For iPad - WSJ.com