A video Christmas card from the elves in Cupertino
For those of us who missed it because we spend more time on the Internet than we do watching advertising-supported television -- which will soon be most Americans, according to Forrester Research -- here's the iPhone ad Apple (AAPL) started airing Monday.
Also available as a QuickTime download at apple.com.
[Follow Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Twitter @philiped]Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 24, 2010 7:11 AM ET
Another big partnership will allow Google to sell ad spots on Verizon FiOS TV.
There seems to be no end to the business opportunities for Google (GOOG) and Verizon (VZ). Not only are the two companies building a strong Android coalition on Verizon's wireless network (and co-authoring net-neutrality proposals), today Verizon signed up with GoogleTV ads on its FiOS network.
Today we've strengthened the reach of the Google TV Ads platform even further by MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 18, 2010 1:47 PM ET
With Apple's CEO, Bloomberg's documentary team has found a subject worthy of the format
The first of Bloomberg TV's Game Changer series -- the 25-minute biopic on Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg that aired last week -- turned out to be relatively weak tea. Its subject was too young and the story a bit too shallow to justify the breathless voice-over and graphical pyrotechnics.
The Steve Jobs episode that aired Thursday night, and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 15, 2010 5:16 PM ET
Steve Jobs loves to rattle off nice round numbers, and he just delivered a ton of them
Here, in descending order, are the ones we heard at Apple's (AAPL) fall product review Wednesday. Assume each was preceded with a "more than" or "over" unless otherwise indicated.
11.7 billion songs downloaded from iTunes
6.5 billion apps downloaded from the App Store, 200 per second
1.5 billion game and entertainment downloads to the iPod touch
450 million MORE
Rather than a "best of TV" subscription service, Apple will be streaming programs a la carte
[UPDATE: The event is actually scheduled for Sept. 1. See here.]
Fuzzy rumors about Steve Jobs' next move in the TV market have been swirling for the better part of a year, but the picture snapped into focus on Tuesday.
A report by Peter Burrows, a veteran BusinessWeek reporter now writing for Bloomberg Businessweek, lays out the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 24, 2010 6:28 PM ET
Eight months after it wrapped up the "Get a Mac" series, Apple rolls out a worthy successor
Here's one thing Apple (AAPL) does better than any of its competitors: advertise on television.
Microsoft (MSFT) never quite recovered from the three-and-a-half-year drubbing it took at the hands of Justin Long and John Hodgman. Google (GOOG) is still playing catch-up to "There's an App for That."
And how is anybody going to answer Apple's latest MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 12, 2010 6:30 AM ET
All Things D is releasing video clips from Tuesday's interview one at a time. Here they are.
Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs spoke for nearly two hours Tuesday night in an extended interview with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher -- plus a Q&A with the audience. The videos are available at All Things D's site. We've collected all the clips they've made available so far, and will add more as they MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 2, 2010 7:56 AM ET
Consumers don't want the web on TV – they want a better TV experience
As you might have seen last week, my Techmate sparring partner Michael and I got into it a bit about Google TV. He liked the idea, I didn't.
I still don't.
At the time when we shot our video segment on the subject (see below), I had heard rumors about the announcement, and the details weren't yet clear – MOREJon Fortt - May 24, 2010 2:10 PM ET
"iCon" has run into contractual problems, say sources close to the negotiations
It's only an Apple (AAPL) satire, but already the lawyers are playing Steve Jobs' kind of hardball.
Less than two weeks after the studio Media Rights Capital announced that it had struck a deal with the Epix channel to make a TV comedy series pilot called "iCon" -- "a scabrous satire of Silicon Valley and its most famous citizen," according MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 28, 2010 4:10 PM ET
Scrambling to cut content deals as the April 3 launch-day deadline looms
Steve Jobs knows a thing or two about Hollywood. He ran Pixar for 20 years. He's Disney's (DIS) largest stockholder. He's got a hobby called Apple TV. And he's packed the iTunes Store with more than 55,000 TV episodes and 8,500 movies. But in terms of delivering video content to American consumers, Apple (AAPL) is still in the bush MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 19, 2010 8:11 AM ET
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