Have tablets taken over the living room?

It’s an interesting conceit: Have tablets taken over the living room and become the first screen while traditional large screens have become ‘companion devices’? It’s not such a strange idea. With my small focus group here at home, I’ve noticed that the living room TV is getting much less of a workout that it did […]

Asking the Right Questions: Thinking Through App Development

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

Tablets Continue to Gain Momentum in Education

The news about tablet technology and education continues to be overwhelmingly postive. Why just today, one of our favorite sources of tablet-centric news, Tab Times, published an article, Tablets increasingly a hit for doing homework, which offers some pretty interesting statistics about how students are using tablets outside the classroom. I need look no further […]

Renderyard — A Tabby Award Finalist!

Wow! A Finalist in the Video category for the 2013 Tabby Awards! Congratulations, as well, to our fellow nominees at Hulu Plus and the History Channel (Bottle Rocket) for their nominations in this category. We’re honored to be in such august company. Indeed, the entire Giant team is pleased that our work on the Renderyard […]

Renderyard Film Network’s App Named One of Three Finalists (Video) — Tabby Awards Press Release

The 60 best tablet apps worldwide are declared as Finalists at The Tabby Awards Independent judges selected them among over 150 iOS, Android and Windows 8 apps submitted from more than a dozen countries in this first tablet app competition. New York, July 25, 2013 — The Tabby Awards, the only competition for the best […]

Considering and App? Then Consider These Development Tips

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

How Much Are Viewers Engaging the 2nd Screen?

How much are viewers engaging in the 2nd screen? And when they do, are they engaging in activity which is related to the first screen or is it tangential or entirely unrelated to it? It’s a pretty serious question to which networks and advertisers would love to know the answer. Steve Smith, editor/writer of MoBlog, […]

The Difference Between 18B and 50B is Not 32B, But 18

18 months, that is. For those readers who have been following the mobile and tablet industry news over the last 24 hours, you already know the significance of the number 50B. That’s the official tally of apps which have been downloaded from the Apple App Store since its opening five years ago. Just 18 months […]

Renderyard Film Network App Debuts!

Our lastest app to go live. Giant Interactive’s most recent app project applies our experience and expertise in video and mobile technology and takes it international! Created for Renderyard Film Network, this short film festival delivers the best in short subjects to an international audience. Check it out here. From the iTunes Description: Renderyard is […]

Kids, Apps and Tablets…It’s a Family Affair!

With the year drawing to a close, the tech media seems to be abuzz with news centering on tablets, kids and apps. This Christmas has been declared by tablet news hub TabTimes to be the first ‘Tablet Christmas’, and if their predictions are correct, it’s not hard to see how that wouldn’t be a fitting […]

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