Chicago Way May Come to Have Enlighted Meaning
Image via Wikipedia At the OpenGov Chicago meetings, there is energy and excitement. Carlson, Tolva, and Goldstein have all attended. As a journalist teacher, I find encouragement to get involved with the data. And that’s what I’ll be doing this semester. there’s something new going on in the Windy City that’s worth sharing with the…
PCMag Slideshow Features Most Anticipated for 2011
Image by fmg2001 via Flickr The Most Anticipated Products & Technologies of 2011 – Verizon iPhone – Slideshow from PCMag.com. http://static.zemanta.com/readside/loader.js
App that watches your house
Vince Hunter considers himself tech-savvy, but never realized the newest “app” on his iPhone would thwart a burglary while he was out of town. via iPhone ‘app’ thwarts burglary for out-of-town couple | wfaa.com | Home Page. Related articles by Zemanta Caught in the Act: Man Sees Burglary on iPhone (abcnews.go.com) Dallas, Texas Man Watches…
Smartphones Helping Magazines Become Interactive – NYTimes.com
“An application called ScanLife, widely available online as a free download, turns a phone into a bar-code reader. Versions exist for the iPhone and BlackBerry as well as Android-based handsets, and the app comes preloaded on many Sprint phones in the United States. ScanLife can also read many standard bar codes on many phones, so…
Steve Outing Suggests how to Sell Stories as add-on apps
For a news publisher to take advantage of the ability to charge for premium or special content within its own iPhone app, it will have to charge something for the app itself. 99 cents is a reasonable price that should not scare too many people away, as long as there’s real value in using the…
Slashdot | University Gives Away iPhones To Curb Truancy
“A Japanese University is giving away iPhones to its students to use the phones’ GPS functionality to catch students who skip classes. The University claims students currently fake attendance by having other students answer for them during rollcall, they also said that while this can be abused by giving other students the phone, they are…
In a Nutshell: Palm Pre vs. iPhone vs. G1
CES 2009 brought us a new player in the smartphone upper-echelon. Let’s drill down and see how the Palm Pre compares with the iPhone and Android’s G1. via In a Nutshell: Palm Pre vs. iPhone vs. G1.
Poynter Pals in Chicago Area
Unity is in town this week, so lots of various media people are here as well. Amy Gahran is visiting on her way to talk about her Knight project. We are talking about the iPhone vs. Nokia N-95 8G, who has good mobile websites, and more.