Tag: iphone 4

by Neal Augenstein

Having the right tool for any job is important, especially when your finished product is due right now. Since February 2010 I’ve been doing all my field production and reporting on my iPhone for all-news WTOP-FM and wtop.com in Washington, D.C. You can read my in-depth report on how I use the iPhone for reporting [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Neal Augenstein Welcome to the fourth episode of “The Mediatwits,” the new revamped longer form weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser along with PaidContent founder Rafat Ali. This week’s show is obsessed with all things Apple — and iPhone. Apple had a blow-out earnings quarter, nearly doubling its profits and [...] more »

by Neal Augenstein

It’s been more than a year since I packed away my laptop computer, digital recorders, microphones, cables and cameras, and began covering Washington, D.C. with only my iPhone. When I first came to the top-rated all-news WTOP in 1997, the bag phone I carried weighed as much as a bowling ball. Reel-to-reel tape recorders (ask [...] more »

by Michelle May

When I finally purchased my first smartphone, Google’s Nexus One, last March, I quickly declared myself a satisfied customer. I was easy to impress. Anything was a step up from a five-year-old Samsung with a pull-up antenna. Like many, I dreamt of an iPhone, but was turned off by what I heard about AT&T’s service. [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

4MR is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. In this week’s 4MR podcast I look at the problems Apple has been having with its iPhone 4. The infamous “death grip” issue [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Betamax or VHS? Mac or PC? Blu-ray or HD DVD? Format wars have been waged for years in the media world, and now they’ve come to smartphones. At the forefront of those wars is the battle between the entrenched leader, Apple’s iPhone, and the more open system from Google: Android. While Apple tightly controls the [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

In this week’s 4MR podcast I consider the new iPhone 4 announced by Apple, with a sleeker design, longer battery life, “retina display” and a front-facing camera for video calls. How will the iPhone stack up against popular Android phones such as the new 4G HTC Evo and the Motorola Droid? I talked with CNET [...] more »