All eyes are on Nokia this week, because the company prepares for one more new Windows Phone, expected to be the Lumia 925, and one with much more of a photographic bent at that. The Finnish firm has made no bones during the last months that digital imagery is definitely one of the key differentiators it sees as distinguishing it from the remainder of the mobile market, both from other Windows Phone manufacturers and the smartphone segment at large, and its London launch is anticipated to be the foremost camera-centric of the year. Speculation that lets see the “EOS” or the “Catwalk” is rife.
News Corp has officially announced The Daily, an iPad digital newspaper that promises “true news discovery.” The app will be published 365 days a year, and include over 100 pages of news, lifestyle, entertainment, opinion and sports content together with original videos, 360-degree photos, infographics and more, all for just 14 cents per day
According to CEO Rupert Murdoch, since there’s “no paper, no multi-million dollar processes, no trucks, we’re passing on those savings to the reader.” As well as app versions there will be web-friendly versions of articles that can be easily shared via email, Twitter, Facebook and other routes; it’ll also be possible to save issues for later reading.