In 2010 US telco AT&T started a campaign to reduce the number of accidents, deaths and permanent injuries as a result of drivers being distracted by their phones. What began as a campaign for no texting while driving has picked up speed as more and more US states adopt laws that punish and hope to deter this activity. Recently AT&T got on-board with Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon in a concerted effort to spread the word even further with a new documentary.
You’ve no doubt watched a movie or two on YouTube by now. Whether it was uploaded by the original studio or a miscreant sharing someone else’s hard work; the streaming video behemoth is full of them. While many of the freely released feature films are just awful (no, really), there are a surprising amount of quality documentaries to sift through.
Documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns, just released an iPad app, also called Ken Burns. The application is a collection of short streaming videos, spanning the history of the U.S., from 1776 to 2000.
The Clash were the English punk band who famously fought the law and lost, and now thanks to Google Play you can relive the band’s story with some exclusive never-before-seen footage.