I’m writing this as Steve Jobs delivers his keynote address at Macworld Expo in San Francisco. With its theme “Something in the air” Apple’s intent is to showcase wireless technology and its uses in media.Continue reading
With Macworld Expo in San Francisco approaching, the rumor mill is working overtime along with developers feverishly constructing demos and beta versions of new applications.Continue reading
At the OnHollywood conference, Arianna Huffington and Carson Daly were the most visible representatives of the professional media that has taken the plunge into blogging and video channeling; but the true stars are the geeks and weirdos that have turned professional.Continue reading
Apple TV is a hardware node of the iTunes platform, but it is capable of much more than its current features — Apple can extend the feature set pretty easily through updates to
the onboard software. Apple TV works with PCs and Macs transparently, taking advantage of whatever broadband connection you have — and giving it an edge over traditional VOD services and the XBox 360.
Rumors about Apple are swirling a week after Steve Jobs’ open letter to the music industry (for an excellent summary of reactions, see Engadget’s “DRM: the state of disrepair” by Thomas Ricker). But several developments warrant particular attention: 1. Apple … Continue reading