Apple and the Media Revolution

in General Discussion edited January 2014
On point web page with link to web re-brodcast.

On Point is public radio's live morning news program that airs daily on around 60 NPR radio station around the nation. Just thought I'd pass this on. I just started listening to it now...


By Tom Ashbrook

Apple Computer co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs was back in his famed role as technology hypnotist last week.

Apple already has millions around the world hooked on its iPod digital music players. You can't hit a bus, subway, school locker, or Starbucks in America without finding his signature white ear buds and nifty iPods.

They've become high tech talismans, delivering private worlds of downloaded music and public world's of audio podcasting.

Now, the sleek pocket packs are delivering video on a two and a half inch screen. And in those palm-sized plays of "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives", some see the digital revolution coming to full boil.

But will it replace a GM on the skids? This hour: Apple, video everywhere, and the endless media revolution.

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