GigaOM Archive

23 Nov 2014

How I use iOS apps to manage my calendar and daily tasks

Last week, I looked at how I use my iPad to manage my notes. This week. I’m going to look at how I use iOS to manage my schedule and task items… Gigaom Search
23 Nov 2014

The 7 most useful accessibility features of iOS 8

Many of iOS 8’s most unique features are hidden within the Accessibility section of settings. With the ability to alter the way you use your device, some accessibility features may surprise… Gigaom Search
23 Nov 2014

US perception of wearables at work lags rest of world

Based on a recent study by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated (conducted by Harris Poll), it looks like the US is going to lag behind other industrial economies in the adoption of… Gigaom Search
23 Nov 2014

Technology set journalism free, now new platforms are in control

As Emily Bell of Columbia pointed out in a recent speech about the disruption of journalism by technology, publishing has never been easier — but now it is controlled in a… Gigaom Search
22 Nov 2014

The 4 fatal flaws of failed Kickstarter campaigns

A look at the common failure points for Kickstarter campaigns, why promising startups fail and learn how to avoid these hurdles all together. Gigaom Search
22 Nov 2014

Mobile recap: Nokia N1 tablet; Nexus 6 updated; Apple Watch apps

Nokia surprised with a new Intel Atom powered tablet running Android 5.0 this week while Google updated its Lollipop flagship software and Apple debuted the first beta SDK for WatchKit and… Gigaom Search
22 Nov 2014

If you’re worried about Uber and privacy, don’t forget Lyft and Sidecar

We should be levying Uber privacy questions at all the new transportation connection companies. Lyft, Sidecar, Flywheel, Curb, Hailo, and their ilk have similar technology and nearly identical use cases to… Gigaom Search
22 Nov 2014

Apple’s $450M plan to settle ebook price-fixing gets green light

Apple could begin paying out $ 400 million worth of cash and ebook credits by the end of the year, after a federal judge approved an unusual deal related to an Apple-led… Gigaom Search
21 Nov 2014

How to make hybrid cloud computing pay-off

One of the big themes at AWS Re:Invent was that fact that AWS is moving fast to support hybrid cloud computing. Of course, AWS has no aspirations to purchase or build… Gigaom Search
21 Nov 2014

HotOrNot’s founder now wants to keep your kids safe on YouTube

HotOrNot co-founder James Hong is back with a new app that aims to curate YouTube videos for kids. Gigaom Search