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What do the Amazon Kindle Fire SKUs at Staples tell us?

So, the online community is abuzz about the Reuters report. The article claims that there will be “five or six” new Kindle Fire models. Where did they pick up this claim? From president of U.S. Retail for Staples, Demos Parneros. The Reuters reporters and Parneros may indeed be very intelligent and understand what I’m about [...]

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Is The Microsoft Surface A PC Or A tablet?

The Microsoft Surface isn’t a tablet, it’s a PC. But it’s also a tablet. It’s the ultimate Windows 8 machine: A tablet/PC mix, aspiring to have the best of both worlds. But which is it really? Microsoft says it can be both without compromising, but two ideas prevailed throughout the Surface keynote: The PC and [...]


Mobile Blogging: WordPress gets a 3.0 update. Great features and improvements. (via @jkhowland)

Every once in a while while I’m out and mobile I pull out the WordPress app. The app has been anemic at best, and almost worthless for me. But in a pinch it did the job. Mobile Blogging The iOS App Store version 3.0 of WordPress has just recently been released. The release number is [...]


Mad Men gained over 1 mil viewers thanks to Netflix

Is internet television the future? I think we’d all certainly like it to be. Is that why we root for Netflix? I’m a big fan of Mad Men. The show is great drama, and often filled with brilliant creativity. The actors are skilled, and the story is captivating. In the past however, that hasn’t been [...]

Facebook mobile overtakes regular site in amount of time users spend browsing

Facebook mobile overtakes regular site in amount of time users spend browsing

You use Facebook. Everyone uses Facebook. But think for a moment about when you are using Facebook on different computers and devices, and ask yourselves which devices you spend the most amount of time browsing, interacting, tagging photos, and liking stuff on the world’s most popular social networking site. According to a report this weekend [...]


How far should iOS developers go in backwards compatibility? iOS 3.0? iOS 4.0? iOS 5.1? (by @jkhowland)

I create iOS apps. Seeing people use those apps can be a lot of fun. I’ve always been of the opinion that more app users is better. Because of that, I have been supporting iOS 3.0 for every app update since I started 3 years ago. As Joshua Aikens aptly put it, I wanted ‘Little [...]

The “Next Big Thing” in Technology (Infographic)

The “Next Big Thing” in Technology [Infographic]

The Next Big Thing in Tech Everybody wants to know: what is the “next big thing” in technology? We’re not talking about space-age teleportation suits or time travel. We’re talking about legitimate consumer-targeted tech with the potential to arrive in your home soon. Our researchers scoped the web for any and all mentions of “the [...]


Scalado magically erases background junk from mobile photos.

Sometimes it’s hard to get a good picture in a busy area. That’s why Scalado made mobile software that magically removes unwanted background objects. Here’s how it’s supposed to work: How it works: Video It seems like Scalado uses video to see what objects can be removed. They created similar software last year called Rewind, [...]

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TurboTax And H&R Block Want You To File Your Taxes With Your Smartphone

Its that time of year again and it will be April 15th before we know it. Many of us dread the time and effort that it takes to find all of our tax documents and complete our yearly tax refund. Tax companies that provide programs for you to easily complete your taxes on your own [...]


#SWSLC presents Cinch – makes life a bit more mobile-friendly

Okay, so Startup Weekend just happened. Each of the teams picked a problem, and a solution, and attempted, in only 48 hours to build a company. One of the best groups – thanks to a VERY polished execution, and a gorgeous design – was an app called Cinch Tool. What is it? Cinch Tool creates [...]

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