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Saturday November 22, 2014

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Mobile Apps Becoming Priority Over Desktop Apps

Mobile Apps Becoming Priority Over Desktop Apps

With iPads and other tablets  becoming more commonplace, many banks and other companies are focusing on their mobile applications before turning to their desktop applications, Wall Street and Tech reported.   Instead of replicating the apps that they had formally created for smartphones, [Full Story…]

#HuffPo Releases New Improved App for iPad

#HuffPo Releases New Improved App for iPad

The Huffington Post has launched a new iPad app in the iTunes App Store. Mobile Insider writer Steve Smith says that the new version is completely re-engineered for touch screens. The new interface makes it easier for users to bookmark, personalize, share, and comment on articles. The new app [Full Story…]

Tourists Navigate NY with #iPads and #iPhones

Tourists Navigate NY with #iPads and #iPhones

Roughly 50 million tourists visit NY annually—and they use iPhones and iPads as virtual tour guides. They shop for bargains with Living Social. Twitter is a good source for nightclubs. Tourists are also fond of Facetime and Skype, because it allows them experience places like Times Square with their [Full Story…]

#Tumblr Releases New #iPadApp

#Tumblr Releases New #iPadApp

Tumblr just released the 3.2.3 version of its iOS app. The free app is compatible with post 3 GS versions of the iPhone, the 4th and 5th generation of iPod touch and the iPad. The NY-based microblogging site also has an Android app compatible with both phones and tablets. CNET [Full Story…]

NY-based ShopKeep POS Raises $10M

NY-based ShopKeep POS Raises $10M

ShopKeep POS, an iPad point-of-sale provider, received $10 million in funding from Canaan Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners and TTV Capital. ShopKeep's app can ring up sales, process credit cards and print or email receipts. According to VentureBeat, the NY-based startup's app is used in more than [Full Story…]

The Daily Wilted Inside its Own Walled Garden

The Daily Wilted Inside its Own Walled Garden

The Daily folded after less than two years. Digiday reports there are many reasons for its demise—including Steve Jobs. Ian Schafer, CEO of Deep Focus, said that The Daily was the Apple Store’s top news app –and if that’s not enough to be successful, maybe something on the platform needs to change. [Full Story…]

Post Pie is #Thanksgiving’s New “Shoppable Moment”

Post Pie is #Thanksgiving's New "Shoppable Moment"

Online retailers are targeting that “post pie” moment—after Thanksgiving dinner when people are flipping through their mobile devices. Steve Yankovich, head of eBay’s mobile business, told Reuters, “This is a new shoppable moment.” eBay is launching 20 mobile-only deals on Thanksgiving beginning [Full Story…]

HuffPost Live’s New iPad App Provides Multi-Screen Experience

HuffPost Live's New iPad App Provides Multi-Screen Experience

The Huffington Post unveiled their new iPad app, HuffPost Live, recently. The app has a mix of entertainment and social interaction, and can be displayed on a TV screen. According to GigaOm, the site launched its online TV network  in August, which streams 12 hours of live footage daily from NY and [Full Story…]

NY Mobile Thefts Increase Due to Stolen Apple Devices

NY Mobile Thefts Increase Due to Stolen Apple Devices

The number of stolen Apple devices in the city already surpassed last year’s total by more than 50%, with still four months left in the year. The city’s total grand larcenies — driven by the iPhone and iPad thefts — have risen to more than 25,000 incidents. Apple products account for nearly 17% of [Full Story…]

GetGlue Gets An Update

GetGlue Gets An Update

NY based social TV startup GetGlue has overhauled its check-in app and has become a full-blown, personalized guide for TV and over-the-top video, letting users find content they're interested in based on their preferences and friends' recommendations. The two-year-old company originally allowed [Full Story…]

The New Yorker Launches iPhone App

The New Yorker Launches iPhone App

The New Yorker released their app for the iPhone today, according to All Things D. The app presents all of the same content as the New Yorker iPad app, the magazine and some digital extras through Apple's Newsstand. Access for print subscribers is free, but it is possible to purchase a digital only [Full Story…]

Fashion 2.0: Print Is Not Dead! At Least Not In Fashion

Fashion 2.0: Print Is Not Dead! At Least Not In Fashion

By Lauren Keyson In the fashion world, print is still king -- readers still want big glossy photos, rich imagery and well researched content that can be printed on a page,  according to the panelists at Fashion 2.0 event at the Scandinavian House in midtown this week.  While the iPad has gone a [Full Story…]

Fill Out Our Site Survey and Enter to Win a Free iPad!

Fill Out Our Site Survey and Enter to Win a Free iPad!

Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey from our partners at IDG Tech Network so we can make NY Convergence even better! Your responses will be used to better understand our visitors’ needs and improve their experiences. Here is the [Full Story…]

Wall Street Buzzing Over Smaller iPad Rumors

Wall Street Buzzing Over Smaller iPad Rumors

One of the main reasons why Wall Street executives enjoy using their iPad's is because of its large tablet screen. Now, many executives in the business world are buzzing about Apple's rumored plans to change the size of the iPad screen. According to Wall Street and Tech, the next device is expected [Full Story…]

NY Startup ShopKeep Pushes Electronic Tablet Payments

NY Startup ShopKeep Pushes Electronic Tablet Payments

Retailers have slowly but surely begun to replace their old registers with iPads to process sales. ShopKeep, three and a half-year old NY-based startup, is hoping to continue to grow this trend. According to Xconomy, the company hopes to position its technology to offer lower costs for retailers. [Full Story…]