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New iPhone Slated for July 17th Release, According to Reports

It’s massively anticipated, yet Apple have resolutely refused to divulge details publicly. But the secret might finally be out…

The iPhone and an opposable thumb: Both pretty impressive

The iPhone and an opposable thumb: Both pretty impressive

The much-awaited release of the new Apple iPhone will be on the July 17th, according to reports from an unofficial Apple website.

Although Apple are yet to formally announce even the prospect of a new iPhone, AppleiPhoneapps.com is reporting the news of the release date — among other details — based on information received from an inside source they believe to be reliable.

“Recently we were approached by a source who is closely connected to Apple’s hardware development team,” reads the article on the website. “The source was willing to provide detailed information on the specs and release date of the next generation iPhone. We have checked the source’s credentials to the best of our ability and at this point deem the source as reputable.”

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May 19, 2009 Posted by | News | , | 1 Comment

Bleacher Report and CBS Sports Bring Citizen Journalism Into the Mainstream

People have been predicting it for a while, but finally the blogosphere looks set to merge with traditional media…

B/R and CBS: An interesting new opportunity for online journalism

B/R and CBS: An interesting new opportunity for online journalism

Two of America’s biggest providers of online sports journalism have joined forces to create a new opportunity that promises to catapult ‘fan-journalism’ into the spotlight.

Bleacher Report, the self-styled ‘open-source sports network’ has announced a partnership with CBSSports.com that will run concurrently with the 2009 NFL season. 32 writers from Bleacher Report’s vast catalogue of amateur sportswriters will be chosen for the opportunity, one for each of the NFL’s franchises.

“This blending of traditional journalism with sports citizen reporting is totally unprecedented—especially on this scale,” said Zander Freund, co-founder and Community General Manager for Bleacher Report. “The combination of CBSSports.com’s impeccable editorial standards and deep ties to the NFL with Bleacher Report’s rich and prolific network of writing talent will result in unparalleled live coverage of NFL teams on a local level.”

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May 8, 2009 Posted by | News, Sport | , , | Leave a comment