We didn't even realize it when we were picking this week's stories, but we really are in a post-PC world. Every last article is about the mobile world. For better or worse, Steve Jobs has charted our future's course (or at least he was really adept at predicting it and getting Apple on that crest). So check it out, newshounds, it's an iOS-errific world.
There may come a day when the traditional textbook is a thing of the past. After all, Apple announced some impressive download figures of iTunes U content just this morning. But all those teachers and students downloading materials need a way to view the content, and this afternoon Apple released some staggering numbers in regards to iOS devices in the classroom.
So Google dropped two items, two pricey items, out into the public sphere recently. Only one of which is for sale for anyone, while the other is still in test mode. Meanwhile we've got some serious review love this week. So if you want our take on the email app du jour and more, you've come to the right place.
How does one gauge whether or not iOS device thefts are a huge problem in one city? Well, if the local police department forms a task squad solely dedicated to tracking down the perpetrators, things are probably kind of rough. Apparently, the NYPD is taking a serious approach to a growing problem.
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Crowdfunding has grown into a such a phenomenon in the world of tech and start-ups, that the concept is becoming just another normal part of the process. Starting today, you can check out new projects to back directly through your iOS device with the Kickstarter app.
It was a week of news for the big iPad, the little iPad, and even something as old as email made news this week. We've got more details on all of this plus a how-to, a rumor, a jailbreak announcement, and the competition floundering. Sounds like a pretty good week, all in all.