Facebook's iPad App Has Arrived
After months of anticipation and leaks, Facebook today launched a mobile app platform and an iPad app.
Where before, Facebook users had to use their computers for most of their Facebook gaming and app needs, now they should be able to play and participate from almost any device with a Web browser. And they may get a better experience if it happens to be an Apple iOS device.
iPad Users Account for 92% of All Tablet Internet Traffic
comScore has determined that the iPad now accounts for more U.S. Internet traffic than the iPhone for the first time. Almost half of iOS device traffic now comes from iPads, while 42.6 percent comes from iPhones.
Harry Potter Digital Venture Lands Chief Digital Officer
Will Harry Potter become more tablet friendly? Possibly. Charlie Redmayne, EVP and chief digital officer of HarperCollins, is leaving to become the CEO of interactive Harry Potter site Pottermore.com, starting November 7. His mission: to take one of the great brands in literature into the digital future.
$35 Tablet Launched in India
Last week India launched the Aakash, a $35 tablet which the government hopes to get into the hands of 10 million students over the next few years. The Aakash, which has been in development since last year, features a 7-inch touchscreen, boasts 256Mb of RAM, 2Gb of flash memory expandable to 32Gb, 2 USB slots, and runs on Android 2.2 (Froyo).