- “Apple will not anytime soon launch a competitive subscription video product to cable,” says Jeremy Allaire, chairman and CEO of online video host Brightcove, in a guest post on AllThingsD. But that doesn’t mean Apple isn’t already completely reshaping the TV ecosystem, he argues, with its app ecosystem and AirPlay.
- Tim Cook says tablets and PCs are different. Some resarchers and analysts disagree. And Microsoft is trying to blend the two together. But what will customers who are shopping for a computer think? The Seattle Times lays out the potential confusion in the run-up to Windows 8’s debut.
- 9to5Mac hears Facebook’s reported integration into the next version of iOS will work a lot like Twitter’s. They’ve put together some mockups of what that would look like.
- Apple’s not known for being super talkative when it comes to security matters. But that changed somewhat sometime last week, when Apple released a new guide to security in iOS, ThreatPost notes.
- It’s not just pilots who are getting to use iPads in flight — some business class passengers will too. Singapore Airlines’ budget carrier Scoot Pte replaced its in-flight televisions with iPads and ended up saving a lot of money in fuel costs since the iPads decreased the weight of each plane by 7 percent, according to Bloomberg.
Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: Apple’s disruption of the TV business, how Tim Cook and Microsoft differ on the definition of PCs and tablets, what Facebook integration in iOS looks like, and iOS security.