In the News: 2013-05-19

Written on:May 19, 2013
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Apple News: 10M Samsung flagship phones in 28 days a ‘record,’ 5M iPhone 5 in 3 days ‘disappointing’
A report by Philip Elmer-DeWitt of the Fortune Apple 2.0 blog drew attention to the stark contrast in media coverage on the two companies after one of Samsung Electronics’ three chief executives told reporters that the company had shipped 6 million units to carriers globally and expected shipments to hit 10 million next week, the fourth week the new phone has been available for sale.
Read full story => AppleInsider

Technology News: Five Ways Teachers Can Use Technology to Help Students
Thomas Edison once said, “Books will soon be obsolete in the public schools… our school system will be completely changed inside of ten years.” Amazingly enough, however, one of our nation’s most important inventors was proven quite wrong. The American education system has a remarkable resistance to innovation and the classroom experience has changed very little in the 100 years since Edison’s prediction.
Read full story => HuffingtonPost

Programming News: Inspired Deal: Smashing Web & Mobile Design eBook Bundle – 6 eBooks for only $24!
Almost every business has a web presence these days; from single page ‘business card’ style sites, to million+ product e-commerce hubs, owning a website is as universal as taxes. Of course, there are new startups, but even in those cases entrepreneurs tend to have bought a domain name, or thrown up a template. It’s no surprise then that the bread and butter for most web designers is not site design, but redesign. On the surface, redesign looks easy; you have a starting point, with some real world data on what is and isn’t working for your client. Once you dive a little deeper you’ll find redesigns are a minefield of competing ideas. It will take all of your skill to exploit the current site’s successes and identify its failings.
Read full story => Inspired Magazine

Photography News: 10 Money Saving Tips For Photographers
I hear it every week. People want to find ways to save money on their photo hobby. While the economy is on a rebound and things are proving, I know it’s still tough for some of you. So here are some tips that might help you get more out of photography without breaking the bank.
Read full story => PhotoFocus

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