Netflix Adds a New Platform
As promised, Netflix finally delivered its app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app, which is available for free to all current Netflix subscribers, allows users to stream movies and TV shows directly to their mobile devices. The service works like a charm, except for one thing; you can’t directly manage your queue from the app.
Google Adds Phone Calls to Email
In the same method it introduced Buzz to the masses, last week Google introduced Google Voice to everyone by rolling it out in Gmail. The service, similar to Skype but free, allows users to make voice calls over broadband . The service has already seen some modicum success, with people making over 1 million voice calls from Gmail within 24 hours.
Apple Planning Touch-screen Desktop and Laptop
A recent patent filed by Apple shows that they are looking to apply touch technology to their popular desktop and laptop line. While people do love the iPad and the a touch screen would be great on a large screened iMac, the question is whether Apple is looking to scale the iOS platform to these lines as well.
- Older adults double social media presence.
- Time shifting (DVR) and streaming account for over half of TV viewing
- Foursquare reaches 3 million users.
- Facebook accounts for 1 out of 6 UK page views
- 60 Million Americans play social games.
- Tumblr reaches 1 billion posts.