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STUDY: KINDLE FIRE SALES PLUMMET

May 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

John Paczkowski of All Things D, part of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, posted a column on Thursday illustrated by a drawing from the comic online greeting card company Someecards.com showing a child holding an electronic tablet on his knee. The caption reads: “The Kindle Fire is perfect for watching movie versions of books […]

STUDY: CONSUMERS LIKELY TO LINE UP FOR APPLE TV SETS

April 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Widespread rumors that Apple will begin manufacturing a next-generation television set have hit home with U.S. consumers, with 25 percent telling a British research and marketing group that they would buy it when it becomes available; in Britain, the figure was even higher — 30 percent. For consumers who already own at least one Apple […]

CBS’S MOONVES TREADS CAREFULLY IN DIGITAL BIZ

March 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The emergence of digital businesses such as Hulu, Netflix and Amazon has opened new revenue streams for CBS, but each one must be separately appraised, CBS chief Les Moonves told a media conference at UCLA on Saturday. Moonves said that recent deals with Netflix and Hulu for content on The CW, which CBS owns with […]

NEW HOLIDAY BARGAINS AHEAD; WALMART PLANS BLACK SATURDAY

December 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With some reports indicating that holiday sales have not been living up to expectations since last month’s Black Friday, some department stores and consumer electronics outlets are reportedly moving quickly to make sure they’ve reduced inventory substantially before Dec. 25. Walmart said Wednesday that on Saturday, Dec. 17 it plans to offer its “lowest prices […]

APPLE TO UNVEIL ITS ANSWER TO ULTRAVIOLET

October 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As most of the major studios get set to launch a “cloud” service called “Ultraviolet” that would allow anyone purchasing a DVD movie to access it via any Internet connection afterwards, reports have emerged that Apple is planning a similar service linked to its iTunes store. With its new iOS5 released on Wednesday, Apple began […]

JOBS RESIGNS AS APPLE CEO (Update)

August 25, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Steve Jobs has resigned as Apple’s CEO. In a letter to the company’s board of directors, Jobs said, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” […]

APPLE’S PLANS FOR ITUNES REPLAY STYMIED BY STUDIOS

August 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On the surface, Apple’s concept for what it calls iTunes Replay seems uncomplicated and reasonable enough: buy a digital copy of a movie from the iTunes Store and watch it anytime, anywhere, on any device capable of downloading or streaming it. The movie would be stored permanently in its upcoming iCloud service. But, as with […]

APPLE’S ITUNES STORE TO INCLUDE STREAMING WITH MOVIE SALES

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Many of the movies and TV shows that you have downloaded from Apple’s iTunes Store will soon be available for downloading onto other devices or via streaming to your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and other devices, the website AppAdvice.com reported today (Thursday). The system, named iTunes Replay, is currently being tested internally, but is on […]

JOBS UNVEILS ICLOUD — VIDEO ABSENT

June 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple chief Steve Jobs on Monday unveiled the iCloud, a storage system that allows users to store music, photos, applications, documents and just about everything else they would normally keep on their computers or mobile devices in a so-called online digital locker instead. Users will then be able to access all content on any of […]

NBC NEWS LAUNCHES IPAD APP

May 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS News may have been first when it came to developing an app for the iPad that allows users to watch its news coverage on demand, but NBC, which boasts nearly twice the number of viewers for its nightly newscast, has now developed a similar app that anchor Brian Williams describes this way: “This app […]

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