It’s big screen week on Fly or Die. This week, John Biggs and I take a look at the HP Touchsmart All-in-One PC, a 14-inch Toshiba portable monitor, and the new Businessweek iPad app. As usual, a surprise guest joins us to defend his company’s product decisions.
HP has been trying to bring touch computing to desktop PCs with its Touchsmart line. The problem has always been that raising your… → Read More
Lost amid the uproar over Apple’s in-app model change was that fact that their new in-app subscription service creates the first real opportunity for news publications to thrive in the Internet-connected world. Why? It’s connected to iTunes (and as such, millions of credit cards) and it’s extremely simple. But due to some of Apple’s demands — namely, that customers be in control of offering up… → Read More
Bloomberg Businessweek now has an iPad version of the magazine available as an iTunes subscription for $2.99 a month. You get the same articles as in print, but in a decent, but dutiful iPad app. Bloomberg’s head of mobile Oke Okaro gave me a demo of the app (see video).
As far as magazine apps go, Businesweek’s app is fine. You get the entire issue, save articles to your personal archive… → Read More