With Black Friday a little less than a week away and the holiday shopping season about to swing into full gear, a new app is hoping to make the job of holiday shoppers a little bit easier this season. whohas.it, now available for the iOS is an app and service that
At a time when newspaper readership is at an all-time low, newspaper publishers need to find new and better ways to get its content to the public. The iPad looks to be a great resource for newspapers all over the world for getting new readers and increase their revenue. The problem these publishers are facing right now is that they are fighting the next generation of news publishing instead of embracing it — much in the same way record labels fought the iPod and MP3s. Pulse News Reader for iPad is a perfect example, as it was pulled from the app store by a request from The New York Times.
Brightcove, the online video provider for large brands such as The New York Times and Time, Inc., announced today that they will be supporting HTML5 video for their customers. This announcement conveniently falls mere days before the launch of the iPad which will not support Flash video, which has been the traditional means of delivering online video.
The LA Times says they have heard that employees with the New York Times have been traveling to Apple's headquarters to work directly with Apple to develop a large-screen application for the upcoming Apple tablet. Meanwhile, Condé Nast, publishers of has flat-out admitted doing the same. To be fair, they didn't say for sure that it would be an iPhone application. They just said it was content of some sort for the tablet device, which means it needs to fit the device's larger screen.