Fans of "read later" services Pocket and Readability will be overjoyed to hear that both services have made some big announcements this week, including the debut of a "smarter" Pocket for iPhone and iPad now available.
Sooo, what's this about Google Keep? Hahaha, now the company that's pulling your carefully curated Reader feeds wants you to give them some notes? Riiiight. Anywho, what's going on with Cupertino-related news and the tech constellation that surrounds them?
Tech fans the world over are mourning Google's decision to bury Reader this summer, and there are no shortage of contenders rising to take its place -- including Zite, who claims to have rebuilt Reader's core functionality in only six hours.
Wow! After 13 beta seeds and three and a half months in testing, Apple finally pulled the trigger on OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 on Thursday. What took so long? Hard to tell, but that wasn't all the company had on its plate overnight -- so read on and find out what you might have missed before packing it in for the weekend.
Much has already been written about Microsoft's foray into tablets, and the news keeps getting worse for Redmond. This week, a brokerage firm in Boston is writing off the Surface with Windows RT as a loser for not one, not two but three reasons -- only one of which is shared by Apple's market-leading iPad. Can you guess the other two? If not, read on to find out what they are.
Now that the iPhone has landed on three of the four major U.S. wireless carriers, Apple appears to be painting the nooks and crannies with an April 20 rollout at a number of small regional carriers who are almost entirely connected to the older CDMA technology being gradually abandoned by Verizon and Sprint. If you live in those areas, you’ll probably get a better deal, so it’s worth checking out if you’re in the market for a new iPhone. No need to thank us for that sound advice -- just show your appreciation by reading the news for Wednesday, April 4, 2012 instead.
It’s been an interesting week in the tech world, particularly for fans of “personalized reader” apps who now have a trio of solid choices that work on screens small and large (thanks to the new Google Currents and both Zite and Flipboard going universal on the iPhone). Hey, maybe you’re even reading this right now from your Currents app -- if so, you probably want to get on with the day’s news, so here’s the best and brightest from Friday, December 9, 2011.
If you’re a fan of Flipboard or Zite, you’ll immediately understand the concept of Editions by AOL, a new iPad-only daily “magazine” personalized to your interests and presented in a decidedly sexy new way. But will that be enough for AOL’s new effort to stand out in this increasingly crowded market?
If you haven’t heard of the iPad-only app Zite, chances are you will soon. Billed as “a personalized magazine for your iPad,” the app is quickly gaining popularity with users of similar apps like Flipboard and Pulse -- as well as drawing the same kind of unwanted attention from content providers.