I use the internet as my primary source of information about my pregnancy — and I’m not alone in that. But that’s not always a good thing. My story kicks off a new weekly feature on GigaOM called “A Digital Life.”
What does next year have in store for the digital content business? Our media team offers some predictions, from cord cutting and apps to self publishing and paywalls.
How did different media perform on election night? How many screens did you use? We talk about the political coverage as well as AT&T ditching its old copper networks and whether the iPad mini is the truest iPad experience.
Amazon is reportedly set to unveil a new version of its Kindle Fire tablet by August. A hurry-up launch could spike interest in its flagging Fire product but would also come at a time when a growing number of discount tablets are crowding the market.
“If you buy a digital book you should be able to read it on anything you want to read it on”, said Pottermore CEO Charlie Redmayne at paidContent 2012.