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New Media in Society, Business & Classrooms
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Raghava KK: Shake up your story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.ted.com Artist Raghava KK demos his new children's book for iPad with a fun feature: when you shake it, the story -- and your perspective

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My mom read me a book one time about the 3 Little Pigs told from the perspective of the poor misunderstood, over-weight wolf.  I am happy that this type of thinking has moved into the digital book era!

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Why your computer is becoming more like your phone - CNN.com

Why your computer is becoming more like your phone - CNN.com | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Apple released Mountain Lion to developers last week, a new operating system that will make your desktop computer work more like your phone than ever before.

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Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com

A secret interview with a worker from FoxCon.  She gets to see an iPad for the first time, even though she has worked on the assembly line for many months.

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Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class

Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I had not heard the story of Steve Job's keys in his pocket.  It is also interesting to learn a few specific facts about FoxCon's cafeteria.

 

 

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Apple’s Upcoming New York Event to Focus on Education and Textbooks

Apple’s Upcoming New York Event to Focus on Education and Textbooks | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Speculation....

 

Will Apple be announcing a huge textbook revolution via iPad?

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CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Kills The Text Message

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Kills The Text Message | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Let them disrupt, that is what Apple is doing the best. 


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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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Overload Stories » Siri’s Little Brother TrapIt Wants to Find Things For You

Overload Stories » Siri’s Little Brother TrapIt Wants to Find Things For You | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

The creators of Siri now brink gyou Trapit to help you discover (and rate) personalized content


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Two Schools of Thought: The Key Difference Between Apple and Google

Two Schools of Thought: The Key Difference Between Apple and Google | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Apple and Google may look similar, but the companies couldn't be any more different. They epitomize the ying-yang battle of design vs. data.
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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:

A small...
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Why Siri Is a Google Killer - Forbes

Why Siri Is a Google Killer - Forbes | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Of course I don't think that Siri will kill Google.  But this article does a good job of showing the potential true impact of Siri

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10 Years of iPod Ads: From Techie to Sassy

10 Years of iPod Ads: From Techie to Sassy | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
You’re at a party. It’s lame. There’s a laptop in the corner running iTunes, and people are taking turns DJing to try to liven up the ...
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Twitter Tripples

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The size of the Twitter Community TRIPPLED this week thanks to the full integration of IOS 5.  Unbelievable!

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Apple OSX Mountain Lion Demo

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Apple rolls out its new version of OS X, and it's called Mountain Lion. Here's the company's demo of the upgrade.

Twitter integraton and better Chinese language support.  Those two decisions effect about half of the world!  See what else will change on a Mac near you!

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iBooks Author: You Work For Apple Now

iBooks Author: You Work For Apple Now | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

PC Mag is much more critical....

 

Apple's new iBooks Author gives the company control over any book created with its tool. I think that goes too far.

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How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | MindShift

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | MindShift | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Thinking about using Apple's new tools to create textbooks?  Here is some additional advice.

 

1. AGGREGATION.

2. CURATION

3. CREATION

 

TARGETING YOUR READERS

TEACHER AND LEARNER ROLES

TAKING CONTROL

RESOURCES TO GET YOU STARTED

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Apple Speaks Openly about Environmental And Rights Issues

Apple Speaks Openly about Environmental And Rights Issues | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Apple reports on problems regarding suicide threats and workin conditions within their global productions plants.

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Steve Jobs: 20 Life Lessons

Steve Jobs: 20 Life Lessons | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

“If it could save a person’s life, would you find a way to shave ten seconds off the boot time?” he asked. Kenyon allowed that he probably could. Jobs went to a whiteboard and showed that if there were five million people using the Mac, and it took ten seconds extra to turn it on every day, that added up to three hundred million or so hours per year that people would save, which was the equivalent of at least one hundred lifetimes saved per year.”

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Stanford archives offer window into Apple's origins

Stanford archives offer window into Apple's origins | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Stanford University has the largest collection of Apple historical materials in the world.
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Dutch Architects Spark Outrage with Design Resembling Twin Towers

Dutch Architects Spark Outrage with Design Resembling Twin Towers | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I don't like Yahoo 'News' at all, but they do a good job with "Trending Now". 
-Disrespectful design by Dutch architect for S. Korea of two towers that looks like smoke from 9/11
-Apple Caves to a bored, power-hungry, clueless US Senator

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4 stories about Steve Jobs that will surprise you - iMediaConnection.com

4 stories about Steve Jobs that will surprise you - iMediaConnection.com | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Profits comes third.  Interested?  Four great videos inside.

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South Park Takes on Apple's LocationGate [VIDEO]

South Park Takes on Apple's LocationGate [VIDEO] | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

This one slipped under my radar.  Now I want to see the whole thing.

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How Apple Corporation controls their Facebook page

How Apple Corporation controls their Facebook page | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

This is interesting after Google+'s memo leak last week.

 

Posting negative comments on social media sites will get you fired at Apple | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence

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Timeline: 10 Years of the iPod | Evolver.fm

Timeline: 10 Years of the iPod | Evolver.fm | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Simple, effective timeline to show the evolution of the iPod family.

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60 Minutes, 10.23.11 - 60 Minutes - CBS News

60 Minutes, 10.23.11 - 60 Minutes - CBS News | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
60 Minutes on CBS News: 60 Minutes, 10.23.11 - Steve Jobs was already gravely ill with cancer when he asked author Walter Isaacson to write his biography; Plus, how tablet computers and special applications are helping autistic people to...
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