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How to Install Comic Books (And Other Files) on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

After last week’s article about Comic Book Readers, my friend Stugots thought it was interesting that there were these different apps that would allow him to read comic books on his iPod Touch, but until now had only used the Marvel Comics app. ┬áHe wanted to know if it was possible to upload comics to […]

Comic Book Apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Droid

With the higher resolutions and better screens with our portable devices, the visual mediums have become more prevalent. Comic books are a century old medium of storytelling that tells stories of mythology, history, and of course spandex. While Marvel and DC dominate the comic book market, they don’t control the digital market yet.

Augmented Reality Apps for the Droid

Ever since I worked for a mobile augmented reality company a year or two ago, it has been a fascination of mine. The ability to overlay reality with digital information to find a restaurant or a subway, see where friends have been and left notes, or just play games in a digital space while interacting with reality takes our information and creates a whole new reality around it is amazing, and it can be done now with the smartphones we already own, like the Droid.

Apps By Google for the Droid

Since the Droid runs on the Google created Android operating system, it only makes sense that Google would have released their own apps for the OS. Although they only phone hardware released by Google themselves is the Nexus One, the applications released by Google would work on any phone running the Google developed mobile operating system.

Remote Control Apps For Droid

As we collect more devices, we grow our collection of remotes to control them with. Since the cellphone is a ubiquitous device at this point, it only makes sense to use the phone to control them. With that in mind, there are apps for the Droid that can be used to control and manage other devices.

Video, Movie and TV Apps on the Droid

In my article on my Droid apps, a commenter asked if there was a list of video/tv apps for the Droid because she had just switched to the Droid and missed the VCast video app. Since, the Android Marketplace is a such a mess, I did some research and found all the apps I could to compliment my list of music, audio and radio apps.

Music, Audio and Radio Apps on the Droid

Since the most common comparison to the Droid is the iPhone, the question of music often comes up. The iPhone was built to be one part iPod, one part phone, so the natural usage of music on the iPhone made sense. With the competitive nature between the iPhone and the Droid, it only makes sense that the users of the Droid phone would want to be able to play music too.

Who Owns Your Media?

When we purchased our media on physical medium like DVDs and CDs, we knew that it was ours to take home, enjoyand share as we saw fit. Now that we have entered the digital era, who owns our music and movies, and who decides when and where we get to consume it?