Google's New iPad Killer

Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

The iPad may be the new new thing, but the New York Times is reporting that Google has an iPad killer in the works. Of all the competitors working on slates and tablets, Google is probably the one to watch.

Mostly because Microsoft just can’t seem to get out of its own way. They announced more info on their new, much rumored, Pink series smartphone. They are now called the Kin1 and Kin2, the phones don’t run third party apps or even the new windows mobile OS, what is Microsoft thinking?

In Apple news, MobiTV launched an iPhone app. The free app lets you watch lots of free TV on your iPhone. But if you want 30 channels of live, premium TV shows and you’re willing to pay a subscription fee, yep, there’s an app for that.

Today’s Video — BlackBerry or iPhone: What to buy?

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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