LJ Digital: Okay, I may be late to the show on this one but in case you haven’t heard or use Flipboard, I think it’s time you start! Watch the commercial and find that this iPad and iPhone app (Android app coming soon) allows you to create your own magazine built by your favorite articles. Anything from news to politics to travel is available for you to swipe, share, “like,” and most importantly, read. There is even a bookmark tab available to add to your bookmarks bar for you to easily add new articles to your Flipboard! Start building your own magazine today!
9 Bold Predictions for the Digital World of 2020
Seen on Mashable: “Do you daydream about the future? We thought so. But rather than bore you with our frivolous wish lists (which are mostly comprised of hoverboards and self-lacing shoes), we have asked nine leading futurists to share their visions of the digital world of 2020. Click through the slideshow to see…read on.”
“…access will replace ownership in almost all forms of media. Future media ‘consumers’ will simply have music, films, TV shows, games, etc. in the cloud, paid ‘with attention,’ i.e., advertising and data mining (Facebook cloud), subscription (Apple new iTV), and bundles (i.e., with mobile operators).
Most importantly, many consumers will not pay for ‘content’ per se, but for all the added values around the content, such as curation, packaging, design, social connections, interfaces, apps, etc.”