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Friday April 18, 2014

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NY Startup Releases Educational Tablet for Schools

NY Startup Releases Educational Tablet for Schools

With the help of a NY-based educational technology startup, a tablet computer may be the future content in a student's backpack. The Amplify tablet is an Android-powered touchscreen that has been designed for students to be given to use both at school and at home and comes pre-loaded with all of [Full Story…]

DataWind Debuts $35 #Tablet at #UnitedNations HQ in NY

DataWind Debuts $35 #Tablet at #UnitedNations HQ in NY

The Aakash2 tablet debuted at the United Nations HQ in NY yesterday. Developed in partnership with DataWind, the $35 tablet is faster than the first. The Aakash project developed the inexpensive tablets to stem illiteracy in India. “There is a reason places like Hyderabad are called ‘Cyberabad,’” UN [Full Story…]

#Olympics Go Multi-Device

#Olympics Go Multi-Device

NBC has introduced a pair of apps for Android phones and tablets, as well as the iPhone and iPad, that are delivering streaming video and information as part of their 2012 Summer Olympics coverage.  The NBC Olympics Live Companion is designed to function as a second screen for viewers, while its [Full Story…]

Every Event Available for Live Viewing During #Olympics

Every Event Available for Live Viewing During #Olympics

Every Olympic event will be available for live-viewing for the first time ever this year, according to USA Today. NBCUniversal plans to use nine TV channels, a website and a tablet-smartphone app in order to stream every event, including the less popular ones like fencing and trampoline. Viewers [Full Story…]

Shelby.tv Offically Launches, Offers iOS App

Shelby.tv Offically Launches, Offers iOS App

Shelby.tv, a NY-based startup that got its start at the NY branch of incubator TechStars, has officially opened its social network video sharing and recommendation site. By logging onto Facebook and Twitter, users are shown a live stream feed of videos, with the ability to share, "like," bookmark. [Full Story…]

Rumored Barnes & Noble e-Reader Out Next Quarter?

Rumored Barnes & Noble e-Reader Out Next Quarter?

While Amazon will be holding a press conference at 10 a.m. this morning to announce what many believe will be the launch of their new tablet device,  speculation has also arisen regarding whether or not a new Barnes & Noble Nook will be coming out next quarter. While its Nook Color is one of the [Full Story…]

Amazon Expected to Announce “Kindle Fire” Tablet Tomorrow in NY

Amazon Expected to Announce "Kindle Fire" Tablet Tomorrow in NY

Amazon has announced a press conference taking place tomorrow morning in NY, where it is expected to  reveal its rumored back-lit, full-color, touchscreen Kindle tablet called the Kindle Fire.  According to the Associated Press, analysts "believe Amazon’s new tablet will come in two sizes: one with [Full Story…]

Engadget Launches Distro, a Tablet Magazine

Engadget Launches Distro, a Tablet Magazine

According to paidContent, AOL's tech blog Engadget has announced the launch of Distro, a tablet magazine that will come out weekly and consist of a portion of Engadget's long-form features and pieces that tended to received less attention on the main site. Tim Stevens, editor of Engadget, notes [Full Story…]

W Magazine Creates Daily Tablet App

W Magazine Creates Daily Tablet App

W magazine has recently launched their own iPad app calling it The Daily W. According to the Observer, the app is unrelated to W and "is a a daily offering of exquisite ‘must sees’ and ‘must haves’ carefully curated by the editors of W." The app can be used to shop and offers rewards to those [Full Story…]

Macy’s & Bloomingdale’s to Use Tablets in Stores

Macy's & Bloomingdale's to Use Tablets in Stores

Macy's and Bloomingdale's will be using mobile tablets to engage customers with products and help them with purchasing. 350 stores will be encompassing the tablets at Clinique counters, in shoe merchandise areas, jewelry departments. and other select merchandise areas. In its jewelry department, [Full Story…]

UN Introduces First App

UN Introduces First App

The United Nations has launched its first mobile and tablet app  that will stream news feeds from UN agencies and programs. The UN hopes that the app will recruit support and generate interest for the foundation's campaigns. The app will keep people informed and allow them to participate in global [Full Story…]

Boxee Launches iPad App for Easy Web-Tablet-TV Streaming

Boxee Launches iPad App for Easy Web-Tablet-TV Streaming

Brooklyn-based Boxee is expanding its web-to-TV streaming service to allow for streaming to and from the iPad.  Users can stream media from their PC or Mac onto their iPad, or stream content from the iPad to their television, without the need for their Boxee Box hardware. Boxee's VP or Marketing, [Full Story…]

Time Inc. Plans to Move Every Mag to Tablet By Years End

Time Inc. Plans to Move Every Mag to Tablet By Years End

According to Folio, Time inc. is planning to move all of its magazine titles to the tablet platform by the end of the year. So far the company has 4 of its 21 titles in tablet form which has resulted in 11 million downloads if its digital magazines. A Time Inc. spokesperson told Folio, “We didn’t [Full Story…]

An Interview with Nomad Editions CEO Mark Edmiston

An Interview with Nomad Editions CEO Mark Edmiston

According to a recent paidContent interview with NY's Nomad Editions CEO Mark Edmiston, since the launch of its free iOS Carousel app went live this month, it has sold "thousands" of subscriptions to its five weekly titles which cost $9.99 per year or $0.99 per month. Mr. Edmiston stated that he was [Full Story…]

“Gadget Census” Shows New Yorkers Love Their iPads

"Gadget Census" Shows New Yorkers Love Their iPads

New Yorkers love iPads and other hot, new gadgets, according to the first "Gadget Census", a survey to determine regional patterns in consumer electronics buying, conducted by Retrevo, a website for tech shoppers. New York beats the U.S. average by 52% for owning Apple's tablet.The [Full Story…]