‘The Daily’ Makes History – First Digital Newspaper for Tablets

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch made history last Wednesday by flagging off “The Daily”; News Corp.’s iPad centric digital daily. Addressing an audience of reporters, media executives, employees and advertising partners at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, Murdoch stated that “New times demand new journalism;” an indication of the new venture’s importance to News Corp. The Daily is the first tablet centric newspaper in the world. It will be available as an iPad application and will cost subscribers 99 cents a week or $40 a year. → Read More

Media Report Adds to Speculation About iPad 2 Display

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In an article published Thursday, popular Taiwanese technology news website Digitimes has reported that the new iPad 2 will sport a greatly enhanced screen resolution of 2048 by 1536 compared to a resolution of 1024 by 768 in the current iPad. Digitimes claims to have received this information from upstream component makers involved in the manufacturing of the iPad 2. The Digitimes article also sites previous media reports which claim that the “@2x” icons found in the iBooks app indicate that the iPad 2 will have a screen resolution of 1536 by 800; double the current application’s resolution of 768 by 400. The report adds that the high-end resolution will help application developers design apps which will run in all Apple devices including the iMac. → Read More