The best in mobile web design tactics

With the explosion in popularity of smartphones and tablets, mobile web design has experienced similar growth. Because so many rely on their mobile devices to surf the Web, it’s become imperative for many companies to offer mobile websites that are easy to navigate and offer the same content offered by their regular websites. Because of… Continue reading The best in mobile web design tactics

Don’t forget: best apps to help you remember everything

One of the challenges of living in the Information Age is managing all┬áthat information. With notices about important dates, meetings and events scattered across so many platforms, from email and text messages to social media posts and old-fashioned appointment books, it’s easy to lose track of the stuff that matters. Thankfully, there are plenty of… Continue reading Don’t forget: best apps to help you remember everything

As Home fails, Facebook tries a lifeline with dock feature

The primary goal of Home, Facebook’s Android app that basically takes over your phone, was to keep people more connected on their mobile devices than they already are. They already had the most popular app, but it wasn’t enough. They wanted total domination. Now, they’re taking a step backwards from that initial goal to solve… Continue reading As Home fails, Facebook tries a lifeline with dock feature

Game consoles vs. mobile devices: Is console gaming on life support?

Some are already chiseling RIP on a tombstone for consoles, but in reality mobile devices aren’t yet ready to seriously compete with consoles. Here’s why.   There’s no physical controller for mobile games Sure, touchscreens are fine for catapulting mad birds into incredibly mean pigs, but when you try a first person shooter game on… Continue reading Game consoles vs. mobile devices: Is console gaming on life support?

Is BYOD the unstoppable flaw in small business tech?

The rise of gadgets easily available to the workforce combined with the growing trend towards mobile offices (unless you work at Yahoo, of course) has made the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) a common practice in business, particularly for small businesses. It saves money. People are more comfortable using devices of their choosing. It’s practical almost all the… Continue reading Is BYOD the unstoppable flaw in small business tech?

Facebook news feed redesign may be better for everyone except businesses

Facebook is redesigning their news feed again and this time it looks like a very positive set of changes. The social network has been notorious over the years for making changes that were initially hated by users universally, but this time they seem to be addressing concerns that users have been voicing for a while.… Continue reading Facebook news feed redesign may be better for everyone except businesses

Power up while working out your forearms with these crank powered gadgets

If the zombies come, you’ll be thankful for using hand-cranked gadgets for two reason. First, you’ll have electrical power wherever you go, even if you’re running from one of those faster zombies. More importantly, it strengthens your hatchet-hurling hand and club swingers to make you more effective at zombie hunting. For those who aren’t as… Continue reading Power up while working out your forearms with these crank powered gadgets

Is this the iWatch patent?

AppleInsider has uncovered a patent filing that points to a flexible touchscreen watch design. If you don’t think this is the new rumored iWatch, you’re missing some brain cells. As we pointed out the other day, there are plenty of rumors and concept designs behind the device, but this is the first time we’ve seen… Continue reading Is this the iWatch patent?

Mobile search and advertising are on the rise

These days, smartphones are like an extra appendage to most people. We use them for everything, especially searching the internet. Think about how much more convenient things have gotten since the rise of the smartphone. Today, if you need to find the nearest restaurant, you can with the swipe of a screen and a tap… Continue reading Mobile search and advertising are on the rise

Apple sold more mobile devices in 2012 than computers in their history

If there was any doubt that the world is going mobile, 2012 eliminated the last ounce of it. People are buying up mobile devices as often as they change the oil in their cars and it shows in the statistics for Apple and the rest of the mobile world. In this year-in-review from The Mobile… Continue reading Apple sold more mobile devices in 2012 than computers in their history