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[3 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

For newspaper publishers and newspaper readers, iPad apps tend to be nice to have but not especially important. Given the choice of rich newspaper apps like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, I actually opt for the browser versions over the apps: I can see a lot more at once, they’re updated …

Online/Interactive »

[21 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

Just in time for holiday search, shop and feast, both restaurant recommendation site Urbanspoon and local reviews hub Yelp are ramping up their mobile efforts.
Urbanspoon’s updated iPhone application adds a new layer of recommendation capability by allowing users to not only rate and review restaurant locations, but also actual menu items. Reviewers can snap, upload …

Newspapers, Shopping, online »

[12 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

(Image is of Zinio Newsstand for iPad, but you get the idea … )
The release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab will give the iPad some competition. It reminds us that the rise of tablets has been positioned as a savior for publishing, including newspapers and magazines.
Theoretically, at least, tablets can process incremental per-copy …

Online/Interactive »

[19 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Mobile ads already show greater engagement than their online counterparts across several notable metrics, including brand awareness and purchase intent. Now, the latest research from mobile video ad network Rhythm demonstrates that mobile video ads are far stickier than online video ads, both in initial clickthrough rate (CTR) and retention.
The report studies ads served across …

Devices »

[28 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Millennial Media — the largest independent mobile ad network, reaching 63 million U.S. mobile Web users — has published its August Mobile Mix report. The report covers impression activity and trends across its network, encompassing device hardware, operating system software and applications.
Highlights from the latest release include:
- Android OS smartphone impression share climbed 7 percent …

Devices, News, online, Newspapers »

[15 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Michael Zimbalist, who runs R&D at The New York Times Co., told Inman Real Estate Connect attendees in San Francisco yesterday that the rise of social networks has spearheaded a very real shift from “the paradigm of publishing to the paradigm of communicating.”
“The consumer is squarely at the center,” said Zimbalist, noting that there are …

City Guides, Coupons/Deals, Mobile »

[5 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

Citysearch has debuted “cityseries,” a new digital “best of” magazine for the iPad that allows users in key cities to quickly find “best” bars, shopping, spas, breakfast and other top categories.
The attractive online magazine, which will be promoted on other iPad sites, relies on Citysearch’s editorial staff and combines reviews with business profile information. Initial …

Devices, Mobile, News, online, Newspapers »

[18 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]

Wired on the iPad, via All Things D
Next month, Apple’s iPad comes out (and I will buy one). But what will be the impact of iPads and tablets from other companies on traditional media? Many are considering it to be the new magazine form factor. In theory, the iPad would make online ads compelling, and …

Mobile, Online/Interactive, Predictions »

[29 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

As promised, here are the “day 2″ thoughts on the fate of the iPad. Obviously, lots of talk about the device this week — whether it’s a viable device, whether it’s a Kindle killer, etc. The former question is more important and the answer is yes.
The User Take
The timing is right as touch screens have …

Mobile, Online/Interactive »

[27 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Minutes ago, the fabled iPad was unveiled by Steve Jobs at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco. An exciting moment: I’m at my desk constantly hitting refresh on the Engadget live blog coverage to get details.
Though I’ve kept an open ear to the pre-launch frenzy, I mostly avoided covering it here because the dial was already turned …