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Analyst: Both iPhone 5s And 5c Outselling The Samsung Galaxy S4 At AT&T And Sprint | TechCrunch

Analyst: Both iPhone 5s And 5c Outselling The Samsung Galaxy S4 At AT&T And Sprint | TechCrunch | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Apple's new iPhone strategy appears to be paying healthy dividends for the company, according to a new research note from analyst firm Canaccord Genuity. The iPhone 5s is outselling the older Samsung Galaxy S4 at all four major U.S.
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If this strategic move is working in the USA, I fully feel that it will be even more profitable in the global market

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Disruptions: Indiscreet Photos, Glimpsed Then Gone

Disruptions: Indiscreet Photos, Glimpsed Then Gone | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

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Today I learned that teens are using this texting service where texts and photos dissapear after 10 seconds or less so that nobody can track their ocmmunications.  It is potentially disturbing.

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A free and increasingly popular iPhone app called Snapchat allows a person to take and send a picture and control how long it is visible by the person who receives it, up to 10 seconds. After that, the picture disappears and can't be seen again.

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20 iPhone tips and tricks everyone should know

20 iPhone tips and tricks everyone should know | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
With hundreds of iPhone features and 500,000 iOS apps, it's easy to miss some of Apple's best tricks. Here are 20 of our favorite.
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10 of the Best iPhone Photographers [by Photo Style and Genre]

10 of the Best iPhone Photographers [by Photo Style and Genre] | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

Beautiful!  I promise that you will not believe that these photos are taken with and iphone.  Again, Beautiful!

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Samsung CEO Said to Speak With Apple Today About Suit

Samsung CEO Said to Speak With Apple Today About Suit | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I hope they can figure something out and quit fighting and stifling progress in the mobile market.

Ken

 

Samsung Electronics Co.’s chief executive officer will talk with his counterpart at Apple Inc. to see whether they can resolve their smartphone patent dispute before a U.S. jury begins deliberating, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Apple design chief: We nearly scrapped iPhone - CNN.com

Apple design chief: We nearly scrapped iPhone - CNN.com | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Very interesting, very short look at the early days of the iPhone.  

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According to the company's head of design, the iPhone was very nearly scrapped before it ever made it to the shelves.

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this WEEK in TECH 364

this WEEK in TECH 364 | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

This was one of my favorite TWIT podcasts yet.

 

Hacking for good, Olympic ignorance, Apple/Twitter speculation, Google's gigabits, dark fiber rises, and more.

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Google Says Some Apple Inventions Are So Great They Ought to Be Shared

Google Says Some Apple Inventions Are So Great They Ought to Be Shared | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

ugh.  Patent Wars.  I guess they warned us that 2012 was going to be the year of the patent wars.

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The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - Koreans Irked by Apple's Use of Japanese Name for Dokdo

The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - Koreans Irked by Apple's Use of Japanese Name for Dokdo | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

uh Oh?  This one will not be popular in Korea.  I am surprised that Apple didn't consider this outcry in the home of their biggest competitor (Samsung)

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iPhone helps MOJO (Mobile Journalism

Many news organizations are finding that their journalists — both print and broadcast — are much more productive when equipped with the very versatile phone powered by an ever-growing number of apps.
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FreeMyApps Offers Another Twist on Cross-Selling Within Mobile Apps

FreeMyApps Offers Another Twist on Cross-Selling Within Mobile Apps | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
It's yet another attempt to use popular mobile programs to help launch new ones -- for a fee, of course.
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6th grader talks developing iPhone apps at TEDx [video] - Holy Kaw!

6th grader talks developing iPhone apps at TEDx [video] - Holy Kaw! | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

This 6th greader started an iPad App developer's club at his school.

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Apple Confirms Battery Life Issues With iOS 5, Software Update Coming

Apple Confirms Battery Life Issues With iOS 5, Software Update Coming | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Apple issued a statement to The Loop's Jim Dalrymple about customer complaints of poor battery life with the new iPhone 4S and iOS 5:

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The Dark Side of the iPhone 5S Lines

The Dark Side of the iPhone 5S Lines | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
i waited in line for 10 hours for the first iPhone, also waited in line, outside the mall, in 1999 for the Sega Dreamcast. it's like tailgating. being excite...
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A look inside the lives of the people who waited days for the new iPhone

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As Boom Lures App Creators, Tough Part Is Making a Living

As Boom Lures App Creators, Tough Part Is Making a Living | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Ken's Key Takeaway:
There are many reasons why app developers usually don't make enough money to make a career. This article sheds some light on why.

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App developers have turned cellphones and tablets into powerful tools, spawning a multibillion-dollar industry but making huge sacrifices in the process.

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iPhone 5: When technology expires

iPhone 5: When technology expires | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway,

We have been saying for years that technology is outdated within six months.  However recent events have shortened that window.  Add the elements of social status and keeping the apps and music that you paid for, and this constant upgrading becomes a sticky situation.

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There few fields within which “legacy” is a dirty word, but technology is one of them, writes Tom Chatfield.

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[Infographic] Pay Attention to Mobile App Permissions!

[Infographic] Pay Attention to Mobile App Permissions! | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

It is absolutely critical to pay attention to the permission you are giving away when you download an app.  This can be a major headache.  You must be careful.

Ken


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Digital mobile news gathering requires more than smartphone and tools

Digital mobile news gathering requires more than smartphone and tools | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Mobile news reporting (e.g., creating audio slideshow on iPhone) requires journalism training in photography and video production, in addition to all the digital tools...

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Why Apple's Next iPhone Is As Important As The First One

Why Apple's Next iPhone Is As Important As The First One | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Takeaway:

Apple also needs to make the scarrier/ervice companies happy.  At the moment.  At the moment, carriers are happy with iphone because users sign 2 year contracts and download lots of data (profit) for the carriers.

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Best Pics Yet: This Could Be the Real iPhone 5

Best Pics Yet: This Could Be the Real iPhone 5 | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
iPhone 5, is that you? Lab Factory seems to have uncovered the most complete spy shots yet of the next iPhone from Apple.
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Secret options for iPhone users who know secret tap options | TVLesson

Secret options for iPhone users who know secret tap options | TVLesson | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

More important than the secrets in this video is the trend of 'secret settings" and 'secret' options.  Similar to the old days of secret codes to get to hidden levels on Nintendo games, iPhone developers are creating secret options for people who know the secret tap sequences.  

 

Also, this is a good reminder of two nice resources:
 http://www.tvlesson.com

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http://www.cultofmac.com/

 

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What does the release of the new Samsung Galaxy S3 mean for Apple?

What does the release of the new Samsung Galaxy S3 mean for Apple? | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Thank you to my student Gerard for sharing this article.

 

A 4.8in screen on phone which adds voice controls and high-speed 'beaming' aims to cement Samsung's position in world smartphone and Google Android markets.

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iPhoneography

iPhoneography | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

iPhoneography is a powerful new artform for digital storytelling and creative expression. Learn how to use it to engage students, build community, and enhance teaching.


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AirCassette

AirCassette | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Check out this new app to make your new smart phone act and look like your old high school mix tapes!  Fun.

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Jawbone’s Next Frontier: Improving Your Health

Jawbone’s Next Frontier: Improving Your Health | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Jawbone has announced UP, a bracelet that connects to a mobile app to monitor your diet, sleep and exercise and make actionable recommendations.
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