You’ve finally met the right person. They have all the qualities you love and look for in a significant other. Now you’re engaged and it’s time to plan the wedding. This is where the problems start. What colors should you choose? Is this really the cake you want? Those invitations are hideous and I refuse… Continue reading The social media wedding planner
When people mention “cool movie cars” the first thing that normally comes to mind is James Bond. The British spy known as 007 has had two-dozen movies played by eight actors, limitless beautiful women and some of the most famous villains of all time, but in the end it’s the cars that drive some of… Continue reading The ultimate guide to James Bond cars
Some would say that social media doesn’t really tell an accurate tale about people. We are often portraying our “ideal self” as some famous psychiatrist once described, supporting causes and charities, giving compliments to our friends and family, and sharing funny links even when we don’t normally do anything in the real world with charities,… Continue reading What social media tells us about Americans
As many of you might have heard by now, this past Sunday night at the Coachella music festival, Tupac Shakur was resurrected via holographic technology. He took the stage in front of an estimated audience of a hundred thousand people. The company that pulled off the feat, Digital Domain, has been making Hollywood magic for… Continue reading Coachella’s Tupac hologram: creepy or innovative?
Small kids can use them just fine. They are more portable than a laptop, more powerful than a smartphone, and perform nearly every duty that a business person needs (especially when an external keyboard is added, which sort of defeats the purpose of having a tablet, but that’s another debate). Why, then, are more corporations… Continue reading Are we ready for enterprise tablets?
For years, the Gawker network, which includes Gizmodo, io9, and Kotaku, has fought a battle against commenters, particularly trolls. The huge blog network is driven in many ways by the comments on the site and founder Nick Denton doesn’t like it. He went so far as to call comments on his sites “a joke” at… Continue reading Can Gawker reinvent blog commenting?
It’s hard to tell the difference sometimes. At other times, it’s comically easy. Apple and other companies have fallen victim to many counterfeit technology stores and products in China for years, but it seems as if there has been an influx of activity in recent months that’s been making the news. In a land that… Continue reading Chinese tech counterfeiting, visualized
There are certain financial events that seem to happen online instantaneously. When we buy something with a credit or debit card, it comes out of our balance immediately. When we purchase something with PayPal, it comes out of our balance within minutes. When we wire cash from one account to another, it takes no time… Continue reading A valid question about bank transfers
We know it works. We know it gets us better gas mileage than other types of vehicles. We know that it’s quiet, then gets louder as we accelerate. For many of us, we simply don’t know how it does what it does. The hybrid engine is a mystery to most. It doesn’t have to be.… Continue reading The ins and outs of hybrid technology
Everyone has startup fever again after Facebook’s huge purchase of Instagram last week, perfect timing for Path to announce a $30 million round of funding led by Redpoint. “We are delighted to announce that last week we closed a significant round of funding with a new set of investor partners,” CEO Dave Morin. “It is important to… Continue reading Path may be the next startup to go huge after $30 million round of funding