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Jeff Bezos runs Amazon and owns the Washington Post -- is it any surprise that those two entities might start getting a little cozy? According to a new report from BusinessWeek, the a group of folks at the Post are working on a sort of curated Washington Post app that'll be preloaded on the forthc...

October 6th 2014 at 12:27pm 0 Comments
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The new iPhones have huge new displays of varying sizes and resolutions, but that won't prevent apps from working as intended, even if they weren't designed for the new phones specifically. Apple announced that the new smartphones come with a "desktop-class" scaler to make the apps fit as intended...

September 9th 2014 at 1:19pm 0 Comments
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There's something a little different about the editor for The Guardian's new monthly US print edition: there isn't one. Set to launch Wednesday, #Open001 is being created using a proprietary algorithm rather than people (and we thought the media was dying!). The 5,000 paper run will be available f...

April 15th 2014 at 6:48pm 0 Comments
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Some big (and surprising) news in the media industry today: The Washington Post has just confirmed that it and its affiliated publications have been acquired by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for $250 million in cash. The paper notes that Amazon itself "will have no role in the purchase," and that Bezos "w...

August 5th 2013 at 4:49pm 0 Comments
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The Telegraph has had a paywall in place for international readers since November, and now its spreading the subscription model to folks in the UK. Despite the slow rollout, the price tiers are staying the same: £1.99 a month nets unlimited access to the newspaper's website and mobile apps,...

March 28th 2013 at 5:13am 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

December 17th 2012 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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While today's Windows 8 launch event in NYC didn't open our eyes and ears to anything we haven't known Microsoft's latest OS and the Surface RT tablet, we did take a few moments to spend some time with the New York Times' new app for the OS. The layout is frankly dead simple, and should be familia...

October 25th 2012 at 5:29pm 0 Comments