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Minutes Machine is Now Live in the App Store

It's only been 2-1/2 years (not to mention a decade of research and cogitation before that), but Minutes Machine is now live at the App Store. More to come here and on MinutesMachine.com but first a little celebration.

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iOS 6 Maps: Another Take

There's at least two sides to the issue of Google maps and Apple's new mapping app for iOS 6. I for one am very happy that I no longer am advised to drive 2 miles north in order to turn around and then drive 150 miles to the south. With Apple I'm advised to drive to the south. I'm sure there counterexamples on the Google side and it's all going to sort out before very long.

Gertrude Stein on iOS 6 and iCloud

Along with the release of iOS 6 on September 19, 2012, a flood of updated iOS apps appeared in the App Store. A number of updated and new Apple apps appeared along with updates to the iWork suite: Numbers, Keynote, and Pages. The updated iWork for iOS apps complete the iCloud implementation for the suite (the OS X apps were updated previously), and now we can see iCloud for what it is.

Smartphone Ownership Approaches 50% of the Population (Pew)

We'll be talking about what it means when any day now half American adults will own a smartphone. How do you communicators adapt when the people they are communicating to are carrying devices with them that have access to the Internet, location, and all the other wonders.

WAMC Roundtable August 28, 2012 11:35: Technology and the Political Conventions

We'll be talking about today's technology in the context of political conventions -- particularly what's changerd since four years ago (can you say "iPad", for example?) Image is of a banner on the front of the convention center in Tampa.

Government Apps and Info

Joe and Jesse will be talking about the latest in government apps and information on The Roundtable, Tuesday, July 24 at 10:35. There are more links under the Community & Roundtable tab on this site (Community & Roundtable).

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