Share documents easily with AirDrop

The upcoming OS X Lion will include a new way of sharing documents with friends and family who are on the same Wi-Fi network in a similar manner as other P2P wireless protocols such as Wi-Fi Direct or Qualcomm's FlashLinq. The service is called AirDrop.…

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YouTube Seeks to Bring Order to Its Chaos

YouTube has thrived as the undisputed leader of long-tail content, but it could soon begin reining in its content to create specialized channels instead. While YouTube is ready to invest heavily, the initiative marks a departure from its open platform for video sharing.…

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Devices Do Matter, As BBC iPlayer Sets New Records

Connected devices are now the fastest growing portion of the BBC iPlayer's viewership, as the public broadcaster continues to post record numbers. In fact, there's been a 10-fold increase in viewership on connected TVs, Blu-ray players, hybrid set-top boxes and game consoles since last June.…

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5 Killer Apps for iPad 2 HD Mirroring

The ability to output in HD everything that's on my iPad 2's screen using the new mirroring function combined with the Digital AV Adapter has changed the device from just a remarkably portable computer to a full-fledged entertainment and business center, thanks especially to these apps.…

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Mobile Operators’ Strategies for Connected Devices

Major carriers must overcome the ceiling under which they now find themselves and the growth of their businesses. Solutions lie not in voice-centric mobile devices, but with new non-phone, data-consuming devices like tablets, e-readers and machine-to-machine technology like digital picture frames, personal navigation devices and more.…

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thePlatform Expands Distribution to Connected Devices

White-label video management company thePlatform has expanded the number of connected devices that its customers can publish their videos to, adding features that will enable them to easily add distribution to new HDTV, Blu-ray players and other broadband-connected devices that viewers have in their living rooms.…

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The Opportunity and Challenges of M2M

Operators are increasingly looking to machine-to-machine services to help offset a saturated handset market and data congestion on their networks. But the new world of M2M will require the emergence of new partnerships and business models.…

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