Ein erster Blick auf SPIEGEL Daily

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Der SPIEGEL geht zurück zu seinen Wurzeln: Entstanden als Magazin mit dem Anspruch, die wichtigsten Nachrichten der Woche aufzubereiten, versuchen die Kollegen in Hamburg nun, das Konzept an die hektische Welt im 21. Jahrhundert anzupassen. Ein neues Angebot namens SPIEGEL Daily soll den Überfluss des digitalen Alltags bändigen und alles Wissenswerte übersichtlich aufbereiten – in Nachrichtenhäppchen, längeren Lesestücken und Videos. […]

Google Translate Gets Augmented

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Word Lens developers John DeWeese and Otavio Good showing a live translation on an iPad With Google Translate handling more than a billion requests per day, more and more users are on-the-go, wondering what a foreign sign may mean or what the restaurant menu says when they’re traveling on the other side of the world. […]

Razer co-founder Min-Liang Tan

Razer Sharp

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Among gamers, Razer has become a household name for cutting-edge entertainment gear – from mice and keyboards to gaming tablets and laptops like the new Razer Blade that CEO and co-founder Min-Liang Tan is presenting here. And if the big PC makers were a little more nimble on their toes, this amped-up, slimmed down Windows […]

The Paywall Fallacy

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Media managers in Germany draw hope from a new survey by Bitkom, an IT industry association, which says that a quarter of Germans are now paying for journalistic content online. On average, these readers spend 13.60 euros per month, about $18 at the current rate. Trouble is, almost 2 out of 3 Germans categorically told […]

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Old Media in a New World

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It didn’t have to be like this – we knew what was coming: the music industry showed the way. Still, when readers turned their attention from paper to the Internet, most traditional media companies (mine included) ended up getting caught like deer in the headlights. To this day, many keep clinging to ancient business models […]

Dr. Dre, Meet DJ. Eric

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As iPods and smartphones put music in every pocket, somewhere along the way headphones became a fashion statement. When I reviewed the original Beats by Dr. Dre for Ubergizmo.com back in 2008, it was mostly die-hard audiophiles who were willing to fork over $300 or more for a really good set of personal on-ear musicians […]