Simplifying life has been an unofficial mantra of Apple for years and their marketing ha proven to be effective in portraying this to people. Their latest marketing push for “iCloud Harmony” highlights the ability of various devices to sync with the iPhone. Is this technology really worthy of Apple marketing? Perhaps I’m a snob but… Continue reading Synchronized technology highlights Apple’s latest iCloud push. Is it really that unique?
The parties. The entertainment. The latest and greatest in geek, music, film, and more geek. That’s what happens every year as thousands descend on Austin, Texas, for the annual SXSW Festival. If you’re going, the excitement is probably already building. If you’re not going, do you regret it already? Fear not. This infographic by TimeRazor… Continue reading SXSW: The fear of missing out
When Meg Whitman declared late last year that WebOS tablets would be made again in 2013, the concept was met with hope by developers. As a newly-released open source platform, webOS on tablets would allow faster advancements than what can be done strictly in-house, so it made sense that the company whose financial fortunes are… Continue reading Does 275 webOS layoffs mark the end of HP tablets?
Almost every time gets a new iDevice, they download LOTS of apps, especially fitness ones. They see apps that will supposedly make them marathoners within weeks, and during the first day, they exercise really hard. The next day becomes a rest one, and on the third day, the apps goes to rest for good. But… Continue reading Nike + GPS app might actually get you moving
Some have said he’s the greatest villain of all time in movies. Other say he was more likeable than the protagonists. He exudes power, authority, and an oddly-righteous evil that only Darth Vader can pull off. He also has some great dance moves, apparently. Warning: watching these videos may ruin portions of your childhood memories.… Continue reading You’ll never look at Darth Vader the same again
Western society has always had certain expectations of privacy that have been disturbed or reaffirmed at various times in history. We didn’t want this journalist, that politician, or this law enforcement agency trampling on our rights to do what we want (as long as others aren’t hurt as a result) during the personal times in… Continue reading If you want privacy, social media may not be for you
The world’s third-largest mobile phone maker has seen some recent success, posting their first profit in mobile for the first time in seven quarters. Now, they’re hoping to bank on the momentum by trying to partner with Google as a future provider of the Nexus phone. There’s a certain prestige that comes with having the… Continue reading Should LG really be pushing for a future Google Nexus phone?
Climate change has been a hot topic on land and in the air for some time now. We have data that tells us what’s happening. We have images of polar bears stuck on drifting ice that melted to a nub. We can feel the heat (and cold), smell the quality of the air, and see… Continue reading Catlin Seaview Survey will be like Google Street View underwater
For most, Facebook is an internet tool for keeping up with our friends and family while broadcasting the “interesting” things that are happening in our own lives. For businesses, it’s a relatively-untapped marketing tool that has a world of potential but that often doesn’t offer the results that are promised. People don’t want Facebook to… Continue reading 8 tips for improving your Facebook EdgeRank
One of our missions is to help to educate the world about technology and science falls into the category as something that we want the world to know. It’s not our core but it’s a part of what drives that core. The video below is relatively old but utterly amazing in the way it simplifies… Continue reading A brief glance at the solar system