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Hearst’s Skiff digital media service announced; 3G e-reader coming in 2010

Hearst’s Skiff digital media service announced; 3G e-reader coming in 2010

We can't say we think much of the name, but Hearst Corporation's new Skiff electronic content distribution service will likely be seen as a lifeboat for beleaguered publishers.  Combining an "enhanced content experience" delivery service and digital store, Skiff will make its newspaper, magazine, book and other content available on various existing devices, including smartphones like the iPhone, Hearst are also planning their own ebook reader for release in 2010, based on a Marvell chipset and using Sprint's 3G EVDO Rev.A network for wireless connectivity.

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Bang & Olufsen BeoTime clock/remote thinks it’s a flute

Bang & Olufsen BeoTime clock/remote thinks it’s a flute

Now, it's Bang & Olufsen time, so please suspend all disbelief and reset your "it's how much?!" shock reaction.  The Danish company has unveiled its latest product, and we've a feeling Alyson Hannigan would approve.  The BeoTime alarm clock best resembles a flute, but is actually a way to not only get you up in the morning but to control your house full of expensive B&O A/V equipment.

 

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iPod video makes up 2.2% of content played

iPod video makes up 2.2% of content played

If ever there was proof that you can consume all the hype you want but that it doesn't mean a thing in the long run, this is it.  Reuters reports on a study by Nielsen Media Research that examined just how much time owners of iPods and iTunes users spent actually consuming those moving-pictures on their devices, and came up with some frightfully-low figures.  Thirty percent of the nigh-on 70m iPods sold are video capable, but less than 1% of content played by owners on either their DAP or iTunes was video, rising to a measly 2.2% for video-iPod owners.  More stats after the cut, figure-junkies.

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