New iPads, Apple Pay and iOS 8.1 (among other things) are coming soon to Apple-land. A report claims anonymous-messaging app Whisper is not so anonymous after all. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
HBO will offer a web-only subscription next year. Apple is set to announce new iPads today. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
New data released from PEW indicates that tablets and e-readers might not be as popular as you think they are.
Kate Middleton in Labor (The Daily Beast)
Kate and William like to do things their way, and the birth of their first child is proving, so far, to be no exception. With no fanfare, no sirens and no police outriders, a dark Range Rover and a shiny new Audi nosed their way calmly through the traffic-free streets of London shortly after dawn this morning, covering the one-and-a-half miles from Kensington Palace to the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in a couple of minutes.
Google Apps for Business users can now edit Microsoft Office files using Quickoffice on iPhone and Android, the company announced today.
Apple is no longer alone in the tablet business. Faced with competition, the company is tapping into iPad-love for its new marketing effort which aims to attract new customers.
iPad owners are passionate about their devices and Apple wants to get that message across to potential owners. To do so, the company has introduced a new page on its website titled, “Why you’ll love an iPad.”
Apple boasts on the page: “When iPad was introduced, there was nothing quite like it. And there still isn’t. Today millions of people are using iPad and iPad mini to do just about anything you can imagine. Here are a few reasons why they’re loving every minute of it.”
The page highlights all of the features of the device and points to a study by J.D. Power and Associates, in which Apple ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Tablets.” (Via Apple Insider).
Need inspiration? Check your purse. Pinterest has updated its mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android to include some of the discovery features that were recently released on the web. Here’s what’s new in version 2.3 for iOS and version 1.4 for Android.
Video editing on YouTube makes its way to the tablet with the release of the YouTube Capture app for iPad and iPad mini. Announced today, the tool lets YouTube users record, edit, and share videos straight from their tablet devices.
Today Perion, the developer of desktop email client IncrediMail, has launched a new application for iPad users that turns traditional emailing on its head, reimagining the experience for tablet.
Alternative newspapers including LA Weekly and the Village Voice are reclaiming their role as the go-to sources for recommended local events, restaurants, and bars. Parent company Voice Media Group has launched a redesigned mobile app for these and 9 other markets that can go head-to-head with Yelp.