by Thomas Beutel

Month: May, 2007

What Will It Take To Get Your Video Network On Apple TV?

Now that YouTube occupies the #3 spot on Apple TV (just below Movies and TV Shows), what will it take for others to get a coveted spot in the top ten? Will we see as #4? What about OurMedia and Revver?And how about all those nifty channels on Democracy, with it’s emphasis on distribution […]

What I Like About Apple Investor News

What I like about Apple Investor News is the instant overview you get of the impact of Apple related news stories. Apple’s YouTube-on-Apple-TV announcement made a big splash, gaining comments far and wide in not only the blog-o-sphere but the MSM-o-sphere as well.The effect is easier to see on Apple Investor News than it is […]

Jobs Opens Door to 3rd Party Apps on iPhone, Just a Bit

Also at D 2007, Steve Jobs responds to a question about 3rd Party iPhone apps. He basically says that once they find a way to make sure security is preserved, they’ll do it.

Steve Jobs Hints At Adding Indies to iTunes

At D 2007, Steve Jobs drops a big hint about indies and iTunes.

Apple and Google Collaborate Yet Again

Apple TV and YouTube. Coming around mid-June.

Apple Introduces iTunes U

Apple introduces iTunes U, “a free service hosted by Apple that allows instructors, administrators, and affiliates to manage, distribute, and control access to educational audio and video content for students”.Like eBay is for auctions, it seems that iTunes is becoming the 800-pound gorilla of media distribution. Music, video, podcasts, PDFs… what’s next?

Maker Faire Pics

Here are mine…

Opportunities in Enthusiast Market Long Tails

An interesting look at enthusiast market long tails.

Podcast Player Unconference

Peter Rojas asks is it time for a podcast player unconference?Let’s just do it.BTW, the Maker Faire had these cool MP3 player kits. My favorite were the furry MP3 snakes.

Like Twitter For Devices

It is interesting to see how rapidly memes get established these days. Twitter gained traction not too long ago as a way to send short messages. Now Motorola is touting their system as ” twitter for devices”.