Pair of iPhone Filmmakers Try Their Hand at Editing on an iPad 2

Filmmakers Michael Koerbel and Anna Elizabeth James have based their whole operation around Apple’s gear. They film their series on an iPhone and distribute it via iTunes. With the release of the iPad 2, the pair decided to see what role Apple’s new tablet might be able to play. Here are their initial thoughts.

It's Back! Scripps' Shopzilla, Nearly Left for Dead, Growing Again.

The comparison shopping site that Scripps Network Interactive was reportedly desperate to get rid of not long ago has rebounded.

Spotify Clears Its Throat for a U.S. Launch in "Coming Months"

The music service still doesn’t have a U.S. launch date, but it’s telling the American digerati that their free lunch is just about over.

Connecticut Won't Press for Google WiSpy Data, Looks to Settle

Saying settlement talks are in the offing, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen won’t pursue his predecessor’s demand to review the consumer data inadvertently harvested by Google’s Street View cars.

One Down: Spotify Signs Sony to U.S. Deal

This doesn’t get them into the States, but it gets them a lot closer: Music service Spotify has finally signed with Sony for a U.S. distribution deal. Multiple sources tell me the deal, which has been very close since last fall, is now closed.

Apple Shares Down Nearly Eight Percent in Frankfurt on News of Jobs's Medical Leave

The knee-jerk reaction to news of Steve Jobs’s medical leave of absence from Apple was as expected, though somewhat muted by the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in the States. U.S. markets are closed today, so Apple’s share price here remains at $348.48, its Friday close. But it’s already taking a beating abroad. As I write this, Apple’s stock is down nearly 8 percent in Frankfurt trading.

Well, Hell, If I Knew All I Had to Do Was Seize the Hard Drives…

Connecticut Attorney General Senator Richard Blumenthal must be beside himself. South Korea has managed to do what he so far has not: Analyze the consumer data harvested by Google’s Street View cars. And the results of that analysis do not bode well for the company’s relationship with the country.

Full Metal iPhone

Air strike? There’s an app for that….The U.S. military may soon add another item to the standard-issue field and garrison furnishings it issues to every soldier: The smartphone. Come 2011, the Army Capabilities Integration Center will begin field-testing phones, network equipment and applications as part of a combat team modernization program called Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications. The first smartphones to be reviewed will be Apple’s iPhone and an Android device.

Year of The Mac? How About “Years of The Mac”

Back in January Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster proclaimed 2010 the “Year of the Mac.” Now, with the year nearly over, it’s looking like he was right.

Yahoo Layoffs of 650 to 700 Employees Set for Tomorrow

Yahoo’s layoffs are set for tomorrow morning, with 650 to 700 to be let go, largely from its U.S. products unit. It’ll be a sad day in Sunnyvale.

For Sale:, Barely Used

FTC Closes Google Street View Probe

Wonderwall Goes Latino