Wired Demos Tablet App

Chris Anderson and the folks from Adobe shared a tiny morsel of what Wired might look like on a tablet last week at TED. What they showed was “live code” with actual copy from Wired and not a fancy mockup video like this one. What’s most interesting is that the design team that puts together the print edition of Wired in Adobe …

The Techland Show: The Prodigal Son Has Returned

I’m happy to report that Lev has returned from book leave! What a joyous occasion for me. Not to discredit Steve or Allie, but I’ve missed Lev. We’re like the Three Amigos minus the third Amigo, you know?

I’m not entirely sure which episode this is but I’m being told that it’s episode number 11.

Anyway, Lev chats about …

The Daily Dose

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010

Today in Techland: Steve brought us the news that Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland could be released with a limited stay in theaters – 13 weeks instead of 16 – to lessen the wait time for the DVD. Then, he talked Percy Jackson with Pierce Brosnan (who plays a centaur in the film), but the bigger question: …

Surprise! Bill Gates Isn’t a Fan of the iPad, Prefers Netbooks

Is it really surprising that Bill Gates isn’t a fan of the iPad?

“So, it’s not like I sit there and feel the same way I did with iPhone where I say, ‘Oh my God, Microsoft didn’t aim high enough.’ It’s a nice reader, but there’s nothing on the iPad I look at and say, ‘Oh, I wish Microsoft had done …

A Comic Pundit’s Thoughts On The iPad And Digital Comics

At some point last year when I was traveling abroad and catching up on Kirkman’s Invincible, I began to wonder why I was being relegated to reading said sequential art on my phone or laptop and not on a dedicated comic book reader. Most publishing companies including the one I’m currently working for has either been underground …

Steve Jobs Was Here

Where’s my Drudge siren?!

The rumors about Steve Jobs’ mysterious appearance at various publishers in NYC are true. He apparently dropped by the TIME & LIFE building for breakfast today. I clearly was not invited.

The Daily Dose

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

Today in Techland: Steve chats with the amazing Ethan Hawke about the unwavering awesomeness of Gattaca, Gary brought us the new trailer from BioShock 2, and Peter and I ranted and raved about last night’s season premiere of LOST. Missed it? Watch it here on ABC.com and catch up.

Here’s what else going on in

The Daily Dose

Monday, Feb. 1, 2010

Today in Techland: Mike talked with 45 creator Andi Ewington, Peter tells us what he really thinks of the Palm Pre Plus and Steve pushed pause on his favorite scene from Avatar. Check it out.

Here’s what else going on in nerd news around the Web:

Happy Palindrome Day! Yeah, the date is exactly the same read …

Amazon Gets Pissy, Pulls Macmillan Titles

The e-Book pricing wars are upon us.

Having a bit of trouble purchasing a Macmillan published title from Amazon? You’re not the only. Macmillan titles can still be purchased from third party vendors, but you won’t find any shipping from the Amazon warehouse.

According to the NYT, a bitter feud between Amazon and publishers over …

Techland Roundup: The Daily Dose

Friday, Jan. 29, 2010

Today in Techland: We welcomed our uber-talented new contributor Douglas Wolk, who will be Techland’s comic genius. His first post focused on real issues and events that get a comic interpretation. Read it here. We also bestow upon you yet another edition of the award-caliber Techland Show, this time with Steve …

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