Tag: tablets

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Why is an e-book ever riddled with typos? (The Verge) 2. Penguin Random House aims to attack digital, emerging e-books markets (paidContent) 3. E-readers grapple with a future on the shelf (Reuters) 4. E-books finally get traction in Japan (Business Week) 5. Barnes & […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva. 1. Tweeting fake news in a crisis — illegal or just immoral? (GigaOM) 2. How news sites knocked out by Hurricane Sandy got back online (NBC) 3. Vimeo launches tips jar for content creators (PandoDaily) 4. Google introduces new emergency resources in response to Sandy (Bits […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 57th episode of the Mediatwits podcast, with Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali as co-hosts. This week, we take a deep dive into “responsive design,” a new design philosophy that creates consistent-looking sites on the web, smartphones and tablets. It started with the Boston Globe and now is coming to the USA Today […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Schools, families struggle with technology costs (AP) 2. Top apps to turn smartphones, tablets into school tools (Detroit Free Press) 3. Tablets in the classroom: When will we get it right? (ZDNet) 4. Using technology to collaborate with schools in other countries (Guardian) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Apps help students, teachers learn in real time (AP) 2. Survey: Chinese students use technology more comprehensively than Americans (GigaOm) 3. UCLA kills proposed online program focused on immigrants’ rights (LA Times) 4. University of Iowa forms online partnership with Iowa Central Community […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. What will J-schools look like in 2020? (Poynter) 2. Graphic novels, e-books on student summer reading lists (Baltimore Sun) 3. Company adds e-books for community colleges, vocational schools (Publishers Weekly) 4. Tablets arrive at rural schools (Austin Daily Herald) 5. 10 tips for […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. A by-the-numbers take on Digg’s decline (The Atlantic) 2. Are TV and the cable bundle on the verge of death? (The Atlantic) 3. Why Groupon’s founder is working as a host at a Chicago restaurant (Businessweek) 4. “Likes” for Facebook […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Microsoft debuts new tablet ‘Surface’ (Lost Remote) 2. Study: 54% of tablet users prefer free, ad-supported apps over paid ones (Advertising Age) 3. Facebook acquires Israeli facial recognition technology Face.com (TechCrunch) 4. Signalnoi.se uses social-media data to tell newsrooms how […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. What Google could lose with the introduction of Apple Maps (Business Insider) 2. More than half of tablet users watch video on devices at least once a month (Multichannel News) 3. Twitter runs its first TV ad in Nascar race […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Less than 20 percent of the bachelor’s degrees in computer science go to women (Asheville-Citizen Times) 2. Will schools be tempted to buy tablets to use Windows 8? (ZDNet) 3. iPad program in Southern California school district hits roadblock (KPCC) 4. Lessons learned […] more »