Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 04/05/2013

Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 03/31/2013

Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 03/15/2013

Digital Media News for the Week Beginning 03/10/2013

AMAZON HACKS KINDLE FIRE HD 8.9 TABLET PRICETAG
Amazon has lowered the price of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablet, further distancing it from Apple’s pricier iPad Mini. Amazon said on Wednesday that it’s slashing the price of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets. The Wi-Fi version now has a starting price of… [read more]
Source: Tom’s Hardware Guide

AGENT EXTRAORDINAIRE MOLLIE GLICK ON TRENDS, SELF-PUBLISHING & TRUTH VERSUS FICTION
A couple of years ago we did a Pitchapalooza (think American Idol for books) in Kansas City. Our winner, Genn Albin, gave an outrageously amazing pitch for her dystopian YA trilogy. This led to an enormous buzz around her book… [read more]
Source: Huffington Post

SELF-PUBLISHING TAKES CENTER STAGE AT THE SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE
The San Francisco Writers Conference has always been strong on self-publishing, and this year the conference fully embraced the topic by inviting Guy Kawasaki to keynote. The Silicon Valley venture capitalist and former chief evangelist of Apple… [read more]
Source: PBS MediaShift

5 FUN THINGS TO DO ONLINE WITH HTML5
fun things to do with html5 HTML5 continues to go from strength to strength, with more websites switching to the new standard that brings multimedia content to the Web without the need for plugins such as Adobe Flash. Is that blasted thing… [read more]
Source: MakeUseOf

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Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 03/08/2013

Digital Media News for the Week Beginning 03/03/2013

SURVEY: MOST DEVELOPERS NOW PREFER HTML5 FOR CROSS-PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT
According to a new survey commissioned by Telerik’s Kendo UI, the majority of developers now prefer to work with HTML5 instead of native apps for their cross-platform development. Half of the 5,000 developers surveyed in the… [read more]
Source: TechCrunch

FEATURE: ARE E-BOOK APPS, HTML5 OR EPUB3 THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL PUBLISHING? — PART 1
Digital Publishing is one of the fastest growing segments and most major publishers are now seeing 21% of their total revenues stem from it. Publishers cannot decide on what the future of publishing will entail. There are three main aspects that the…
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Source: Good E-Reader (blog)

MAKING THE MOVE TO HTML5
Like any platform, HTML5 receives its share of criticism, some valid and some based on rumor or outdated information. However, HTML5 is keenly supported by some of the most successful business leaders in the space…
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Source: Gamasutra

THE BUSINESS SIDE OF HTML5 AND GOING CROSS-PLATFORM
In most articles, blogs and social media you always hear about the technical side of things. What is the graphical performance of the platform like and what are the issues with it? How high is the ceiling of the platform’s potential technically? What genres of games will work well on the platform and what features can said games have? I’m going to take a different look at things. I’m going to look critically at HTML5 from a business angle, rather than a technical one… [read more]
Source: Develop (blog)

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Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 03/01/2013