Monthly Archives: December 2010

Google to delay launch of TV sets

Google sent out word to some hardware makers last week asking them not to announce additional products yet, saying the delay may allow the company to improve its software. http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BJ0XA20101220

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Will Android 3.0 save Google TV, or is it too late?

Google TV pushed an unfinished product out of the door, and now Google is scrambling to fix its TV product and save the project from implosion. http://mashable.com/2010/12/27/is-android-3-0-the-answer-to-google-tvs-problems-or-is-it-already-too-late-op-ed/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29

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BBC Worldwide launches Top Gear apps

BBC Worldwide has launched two adrenalin-fuelled new games based on Top Gear, the world’s most popular motoring entertainment TV show. http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/bbcworldwide/worldwidestories/pressreleases/2010/12_december/top_gear_apps.shtml

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iPhone Apps Scan items Through Photos, Not Barcodes

There are a slew of applications that let you scan product barcodes to glean more information about them. Moodstocks makes iPhone applications with the same purpose, but they scan items through image recognition instead of barcodes. http://www.moodstocks.com/

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Sports and Social Media

Fans want to be around other like-minded fans, regardless of whether that occurs at the actual sporting event, at the local sports bar, or during viewing parties held at our homes in front of a TV. However, there will be … Continue reading

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How the iPad changed 2010

InfoWorld came out with “Why Apple’s rumored iTablet will fail big time,” while VentureBeat’s 2010 predictions included the claim that “tablets will fail.” But far from the truth,  the iPad has reshaped more than just the device market: From publishing … Continue reading

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O2 biggest display advertiser of 2010

O2 was the biggest online display advertiser with the highest online ad spend in 2010, according to figures from Nielsen. http://www.nma.co.uk/news/o2-biggest-display-advertiser-of-2010/3021776.article

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