Flipping and Recommending: Flipboard Buys Zite from CNN


The iPad was supposed to usher in a new age of journalism, publishing, and other ways to get news-like content into our grubby little hands and advertising money into the grubby little hands of the publishers. In some small ways it has succeeded, but if there is a new age it looks much like the […]

Facebook, Twitter, Evernote & More Coming to Google Glass


Seven new apps, including three from the most popular social networks will soon come to Google Glass, bringing more functionality to the wearable device. The New York Times reports that Google announced the new apps, which it calls “Glassware” at Google I/O. The new apps include Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Evernote, CNN, Elle and a game called […]

5 Useful Earthquake Related iPhone Apps


For those of you in California, the earthquake would have been pretty routine news. However, for those of us on the East coast, who usually face hurricanes, tornadoes and snow storms, this was a shock. A couple of our writers, Warner Crocker and Sumocat, were close enough to feel it significantly. While others in my area did, […]

CNN App for iPad Updated with Real-Time Streaming

CNN App for iPad

If you own an iPad, have access to cable TV and constantly find yourself using the CNN application, you’ll be happy to know that the software has been update and now features live streaming from both the CNN and HLN networks. This is certainly an exciting move but before you get too excited, there is […]

CNN App for Android Phones Now Available

CNN App for Android

Back in January, CNN released their Android application for Android 3.0 Honeycomb meaning it wasn’t available to Android phone owners. However, today, CNN has pushed out a handset compatible version of their app which can be found on the Android Market. In order to use the application, you’ll need to be running Android 2.1 Éclair […]

The Google CNN Facial Recognition Flap


Chris Davies of Slashgear does some very good reporting of a story that has been brewing for a day or two. The story is about a simmering battle between Google and CNN. CNN interviewed Google engineer Hartmut Neven about technology that would allow facial recognition via Android phones using Google Goggles. The piece ran in […]

Now What Do I Do With This New Tablet I Got for Christmas?


So, you got your wish and got a Tablet for Christmas. Perhaps it’s an iPad, or maybe a Samsung Galaxy Tab, or maybe some other Tablet/Slate. No matter, I’m sure you’re already up and running. You’ve pinched and zoomed, you browsed the web, you’ve probably listened to a bit of music and watched some video, […]

CNN Knows What’s Cool in Mobility


Several nights ago while I was watching CNN   night gloat over all their inauguration coverage, I saw this image of an HP TC11100 Tablet PC. CNN certainly knows how to communicate mobility and cool… In addition to the TC1100, over the past month or so, I’ve also seen the Dell Latitude XT2 tablet pc […]

Multi-Touch and the Election: Who Is Winning?

MSNBC Microsoft Surface

From a technology persepctive, this election might be known as the birth of multi-touch. CNN has been using a multi-touch wall, while MSNBC.com has utilized a multi-touch  Microsoft Surface  table with an overhead to display what is being moved around. Two different approaches to accomplish the same thing: engage the audience with dynmically changing content […]