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How to Read The Daily Without an iPad!

Posted on 03/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If you don’t have an iPad, but still want to read The Daily, there is hope!  Andy Baio has created an ambitious Tumblr feed indexing each and every issue of The Daily.  Sure, it’s not quite the same reading experience…

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Google, (Imaginary) Defenders of the Open Realm

Posted on 03/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If I had a dollar for every time an Android fan boy verbally assaulted me for using an iPhone 4, I’d never have to buy my own drinks again.  However, the same sheeple who call Apple’s platform a “walled garden” and tout the open-ness of their own platform fail to realize a certain critical point: Google’s so-called openness is not quite what it seems.

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iPad – Not The Best Tablet?

Posted on 03/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The infographic in this post does not make for pretty reading for fans of the much loved iPad. The guys at SkatterTech have compared the technical aspects of the iPad, Motorola Xoom, Dell Streak, and BlackBerry Playbook and the iPad seems to lag behind its rivals

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Children’s Books Come Alive On iPad

Posted on 03/02/2011 by Bill Six

While the built in iBooks app on the iPad is superb for reading, it doesn’t do much for children for obvious reasons.  Oceanhouse Media has approached kids books the right way, which is by using a phenomenal interactive format.  They have been amassing quite the catalog since last year and now have 47 titles for use on the iPad, with almost every title being geared towards children.

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Verizon iPhone Pre-Order Site Goes Down Temporarily

Posted on 03/02/2011 by Bill Six

The day has finally arrived for existing Verizon customers to pre-order their much-anticipated iPhone 4. Apparently too many people were chompin’ at the bit to get their order in and the server experienced delays and even crashed at one point in the early hours on Wednesday.

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iPad 2 Spotted In The Wild At The Daily Launch!

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Steve Jobs iPad 2

Guess some people just don’t know how to be discreet! In a room full to the brim of Apple enthusiasts and journalists, a member of the media seemed to forget about all the rumors surrounding the much anticipated iPad 2 and brought a working prototype to the launch of The Daily.

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How To Download The Daily From Outside The US

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The Daily launched today to much fanfare but for those of us not living in the US we were left out in the cold. The Daily is only available to those that are stateside but it is possible to download the App from outside America. However, there is a way around that wall. Yes, you can download The Daily from outside the US.

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IKEA vs Apple – How They Compare As Business Empires

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

This is a pretty interesting infographic analyzing the business empires of Apple and IKEA and compares their main differences. I for one didn’t think that the CEO of IKEA would be worth 4 times more than Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

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Video of The Daily In Action

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The Daily launched today and we got the first glimpses of the much hyped iPad News App at a streamed event hosted by Rupert Murdock of News Corp. The Daily website features a video walk through of the main features of the app that we have embedded in this post.

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The Daily Launches At $0.99 A Week – Costs $500,000 Per Week To Maintain!

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

After months of speculation and anticipation The Daily app for iPad finally launched today. Rupert Murdock got proceedings underway and declared The Daily “a national news publication for the iPad” that will “completely re-imagine our craft”. He went on to say that “new times demand new journalism” and that The Daily will “take the best of conventual journalism and introduce it to contemporary technology.”

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The Daily Launching Today

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The News Corp. & Apple Inc collaborative News App looks set to launch in the next few hours. Are you excited by the prospect of having to pay for news online?

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iPad 2 Screen Leaked?

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

iPad 2 Screen Leaked

9to5mac has, what it believes, to be photos of the soon to be released iPad 2 screen. It’s not possible to tell from the photos whether or not the screens are retina ready but the photos certainly are shiny!

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iPad – Business as usual? Where Are The iPad Killers?

Posted on 01/02/2011 by Bill Six

Tablet computing is not a new idea, it not only was thought of before the iPad but a couple of companies took a trial run at it as well. But Apple did something that everyone else lost sight of, they wanted it to be user friendly and just work.

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Netgear CEO Apologizes For Jobs Health Jibe

Posted on 01/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Netgear CEO Patrick Lo suffers from massive brain fail as he tells members of the press that Steve Jobs needs to “go away” for Apple to be more open. He has since apologized. But the damage has been done.

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