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The next Xbox: Why this launch is so critical for Microsoft

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Next Tuesday, May 21, is a Very Big Day for Microsoft. With the rest of the technology world watching, the company will take the stage at 10 a.m. Pacific time in Redmond to reveal the new generation of Xbox, whatever form (or name) it may take. This is the...
The next Xbox: Why this launch is so critical for Microsoft

Android this week: Wi-Fi changing app; Nexus 7 dock; Xbox SmartGlass

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I started my week out by using near-field communications, or NFC, wireless stickers to automatically toggle Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios on my Android phone when leaving home. That solution works really well — see the video here — but later in the week, I found a super option for folks...
Android this week: Wi-Fi changing app; Nexus 7 dock; Xbox SmartGlass

GetGlue evolves from check-ins to a personalized media guide on iPad as it hits 3 million users

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The relationship between TV and mobile apps is evolving rapidly. While apps that let you ‘check in’ to the shows you’re watching seemed innovative not so long ago, real-time viewing guides like Zeebox and Boxfish are the flavor of the moment. To that end, one of the original media check-in...
GetGlue evolves from check-ins to a personalized media guide on iPad as it hits 3 million users

Angry Birds Star Wars, Netbot for App.net, GAME, Discovery Channel HD, more

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Angry Birds Star Wars: Rovio has been teasing the Star Wars edition of Angry Birds for a few weeks now, but today we get our first look at gameplay from the new title. The game appears to be just a Star Wars themed version of the traditional Angry Birds...
Angry Birds Star Wars, Netbot for App.net, GAME, Discovery Channel HD, more

Super Bowl Viewers Will Check Phones 10 Times During the Game [STUDY]

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Nearly half of Super Bowl XLVI viewers will check their mobile device as many as 10 times during the game, and almost a third of viewers under age 45 will watch the game “with device in hand.” More than 80% of viewers say they’ll use their mobile device during...
Super Bowl Viewers Will Check Phones 10 Times During the Game [STUDY]
Yahoo outs new Weather, Mail apps for iOS, Android. And they're nice!

Zeebox launches ‘Shout out’ and ‘Group Chat’ features to better connect UK TV viewers with celebs

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One month after social TV app Zeebox finally arrived on Android, the second-screen platform has announced a slew of new features designed to better engage audiences. Today’s announcement means that celebrities can use the app to draw fans into their shows, whilst letting viewers set up group chat rooms based...
Zeebox launches ‘Shout out’ and ‘Group Chat’ features to better connect UK TV viewers with celebs

Zeebox to get live in-app video feed from Sky's Got to Dance final

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BSkyB's investment in social TV startup starts to bear fruit with real-time commentarySocial TV app Zeebox will be getting a live in-app video feed during the final of Sky 1 HD's Got to Dance show when it airs on Sunday 4 March.The feed won't be the show itself, but will...
Zeebox to get live in-app video feed from Sky's Got to Dance final

Mozilla developing ‘Junior’ browser for the iPad, prototype features full-screen browsing

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Calling Safari for iPad “a miserable experience,” Mozilla’s Alex Limi showed off a prototype of a new browser for the iPad called Junior in a recent presentation. Junior takes a different approach from traditional browsers, ridding of an address and search bar on the main screen, and going with a...
Mozilla developing ‘Junior’ browser for the iPad, prototype features full-screen browsing

Grammy Awards partner with CBS for digital experience

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In these heady two-or-three-screen days, the Grammy Awards has been a classic case study in how social media engagement can pay off ratings-wise. Viewership of the on-air broadcast have increased dramatically since 2009 in younger demographics, with no small amount of credit due to the increasingly elaborate digital campaigns implemented...
Grammy Awards partner with CBS for digital experience

Point this app at your TV screen and it overlays all kinds of augmented-reality goodies

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An Intel-funded startup wants to bring augmented reality to your television screen. Telibrahma‘s Point uses image recognition technology to turn your smartphone into a tool for a “second screen experience.” Using the Point app, you point your smartphone at an image on the TV screen, and it starts an...
Point this app at your TV screen and it overlays all kinds of augmented-reality goodies

Microsoft announces new start screen for Windows Phone with more personalization options

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At Microsoft’s Windows Phone Summit today in San Francisco, the company unveiled the future roadmap of its mobile product. This has been quite an interesting week for Microsoft, which shared its plans to jump into the hardware game with its hybrid tablet, Surface. A big part of the Windows Phone...
Microsoft announces new start screen for Windows Phone with more personalization options

yap.TV snags former NBC/Comcast VP Todd Brown to help expand its second screen TV platforms globally

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yap.TV, the startup that lets broadcasters and content owners manage their own second screen experience, is pushing ahead with monetizing its platforms with the announcement that it has named former NBC/Comcast VP Todd Brown as its new Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development, starting today. The company says...
yap.TV snags former NBC/Comcast VP Todd Brown to help expand its second screen TV platforms globally
The Windows Phone 7.8 Start Screen on a Nokia Lumia 900, an early look in photos and video

Toshiba Satellite U845W Breaks Ultrabook Mold with Ultra-Wide 21:9 Screen

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The big-screen experience is coming to a laptop near you: Among the three Ultrabooks Toshiba has just announced is the Satellite U845W, which has an ultra-wide 14.4-inch display that's tailor-made for......
Toshiba Satellite U845W Breaks Ultrabook Mold with Ultra-Wide 21:9 Screen

Motorola's Opportunity: Droid Razr M vs. iPhone 5

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Apple is expected to announce the newest iteration of the iPhone on Wednesday. It will likely - and finally - have a bigger screen along with 4G LTE, better central and graphics processors, and Apple's vaunted Retina display. The problem for Apple? Manufacturers like Motorola are beating it to the...
Motorola's Opportunity: Droid Razr M vs. iPhone 5

Second-screen TV app Zeebox tops one million US downloads in three months

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Social television app Zeebox has been downloaded more than one million times in the United States over the last three months, adding some weight to its claim of being the market leader in delivering additional content to a second screen. The company says that the free app, available for iOS...
Second-screen TV app Zeebox tops one million US downloads in three months
Why Avengers super-fans should assemble for Marvel's second-screen experience

KakaoTalk takes on Facebook Home with KakaoHome Android launcher

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Popular Korean messaging app's spin-off promises to 'make your smartphone special' with 90m registered users to market it toFacebook may be struggling to win hearts (and installs) with its Facebook Home app, but it's not the only social networking service keen to take over users' Android homescreens.Korean startup Kakao has...
KakaoTalk takes on Facebook Home with KakaoHome Android launcher
Why should poker be so hot? Partnered with Zynga, RocketPlay launches social sports casino game on Facebook
Google is building an open AirPlay rival to compete with Apple

Mobile chat service Kakao Talk launches Facebook Home-style app in Korea, no global plans yet

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Kakao, the maker of popular mobile messaging service Kakao Talk, has taken a leaf out of Facebook’s book by launching KakaoHome, a Facebook Home-style launcher for Android devices, for users in Korea. Kakao Talk users enjoy free text (chat) messaging and voice calls — alongside group chat, games, virtual content and more...
Mobile chat service Kakao Talk launches Facebook Home-style app in Korea, no global plans yet

Discovery Channel and TLC iOS apps updated with "Plus" interactive second-screen experience

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Discovery Communications updated two of its iOS apps today with a brand new second screen experience dubbed “Plus”. Available for the Discovery Channel HD app and the TLC app for iPhone and iPad, “TLC Plus” and “Discovery Plus” brings interactive “second-screen” content that syncs to some of the network’s...
Discovery Channel and TLC iOS apps updated with "Plus" interactive second-screen experience

A Super Social Bowl

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You could have watched the Super Bowl without checking Twitter or Facebook, but you probably snuck at least a few peeks in throughout the game. And a lot of you ended up typing something, too. Bluefin Labs, a “social TV” startup that analyzes commentary during TV broadcasts, says it saw...
A Super Social Bowl

Shazam launches on Windows Phone 8 with links to Xbox Music and free unlimited tagging

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Shazam might claim over 300 million song-checkers already, but it's all about increasing that audience, and from today, that includes Windows Phone 8. The app has launched free on Microsoft's mobile OS, with the ability to tag directly from the home screen. Once it's recognized the track, Shazam can...
Shazam launches on Windows Phone 8 with links to Xbox Music and free unlimited tagging

Facebook Launches 'Home' - A New Android Home Screen Experience

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Facebook has just announced Facebook Home, a new home screen experience that it’s launching first on Android devices. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg just previewed Home at an event that we’re also live blogging as it continues. Facebook Home essentially turns the Android... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Facebook Launches 'Home' - A New Android Home Screen Experience

Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

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It wasn’t long ago that Microsoft announced its SmartGlass second-screen app, which gives users better control of their viewing experience by connecting the Xbox game console with mobile and tablet devices. Now the company is trying to use the experience to court sports fans, with updates for its ESPN and...
Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

SportStream is Going Long on Second-Screens with $3.5 Million from Paul Allen

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Already a fun and social experience, watching live sports on TV is getting even more immersive with the addition of second screens. SportStream for iPad is a new app launching today which offers fans a social second-screen experience incorporating friends, followers, curated social media streams, real-time stats, and chat. SportStream...
SportStream is Going Long on Second-Screens with $3.5 Million from Paul Allen

Microsoft releases Xbox SmartGlass app for Kindle Fire

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Microsoft debuted its Xbox SmartGlass app for Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD this morning, giving Xbox 360 users with one of the Amazon tablets a new way to interact with their living room consoles. SmartGlass is Microsoft’s “second screen” experience, offering the ability to use a tablet or phone...
Microsoft releases Xbox SmartGlass app for Kindle Fire

(Screen) size matters for mobile interface design

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This story is part of a series exploring the themes of our upcoming, invitation-only Mobile Summit, April 1-2 in Sausalito, Calif. Explore more stories in the Mobile Summit Debate series.  Charles Huang is the chief executive of Green Throttle Games. He also co-founded Red Octane, creator of Guitar Hero....
(Screen) size matters for mobile interface design
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