Thursday 13 December 2012, 16:49
Users of the latest iPhone are back on Street View following the release by Google of its Maps app for the iPhone 5.
Friday 14 September 2012, 11:19
Under the hood, as I gather Apple staff are fond of saying, is the new operating system iOS 6.
Thursday 13 September 2012, 15:19
The launch of the iPhone 5 yesterday has implications for journalists.
Tuesday 28 August 2012, 18:04
The sheer range of smartphones is of itself a large part of the problem, making consistency of training problematic when devices have such differing specifications, hardware etc.
Tuesday 8 May 2012, 12:53
Have a look at your mobile phone. What do you use it for?
Monday 17 October 2011, 15:32
Like it or not, the impact of the iPhone is disproportionate to the number of people who actually have one. It's thought that barely 5% of phone owners globally have an iPhone in one of its various guises, yet for journalists it's becoming the device of choice.
BBC Newsgathering recently revealed it...
Friday 9 September 2011, 16:31
The micro-blogging site Twitter announced on Thursday that it had 50 million users who log on at least once a day. Many journalists now routinely use the service, which limits messages to 140 characters in length, to keep across breaking news and in touch with contacts. But one BBC Online journalist...
Wednesday 6 July 2011, 16:08
The latest hacking allegations about the News of the World have led some to call this a tipping point for UK newspapers - downwards.
But another event today may also contribute to that drift: the launch of a British edition of the hugely successful US news website and aggregating blog the Huffington...
Tuesday 7 June 2011, 17:47
The salmon pink paper on which the Financial Times is printed is not now its only distinctive trait in the media landscape.
The FT has unveiled a new app for mobile devices. So far, so uncontroversial. Where it gets interesting is the fact that the app is not available from Apple's App Store. Nor is...
Friday 11 February 2011, 10:32
The great and the good in the world of mobile devices are heading to Barcelona for their annual shindig, the Mobile World Congress (MWC). Many are likely to be in good cheer following the news this week that sales of mobiles in 2010 increased by 32% on the figure for 2009.
Analysis firm Gartner put...
Wednesday 1 September 2010, 11:20
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