Category: Quick ‘n Dirty

  • The End Of The CrunchPad | Techcrunch

    I was watching the Crunchpad for quite some time (see e.g. here). It was the device that came closest to my dream surfing/ereading device (besides an Apple Tablet with a PixelQi screen). Now Michael Arrington announces it’s end, due to “interesting circumstances” to say the least. Given the nature of TechCrunch i’l take his version […]

  • PicApp: Access to rights-cleared high-quality editorial photos of news for everyone

    Via the deal (via RWW) i learned about PicApp (Shame on me that i didn’t learn earlier about them). So  what is PicApp? Basically they are trying to overcome an obstacle that until now (at least IMHO)  hindered the proliferation of user generated journalism: Access to rights-cleared  access to high-quality editorial photos of breaking […]

  • Quotes from: What The Future Will Look Like For Journalists | paidContent

    Interesting piece from Jim Spanfeller, the CEO of on paidContent. Some quotes: But I firmly believe that in the future we will need more professional journalists than we have today and they will be as valued—or perhaps even more highly valued—than they were 10 years ago. Will these professionals work for the same institutions […]