My Ode To Technology Advances
I am continually amazed at how far technology has advanced in my lifetime. Kids don’t have to practice handwriting since they type everything on a computer or handheld device. SLR cameras have taken a backseat to cameras on Smartphones. Playing basketball on the Wii seems to be more fun for kids than actually playing ball…Read More
What Can We Learn From RIM?
By now just about everyone knows about RIM’s little mishap last week with Blackberry email. Outages like these can hurt the reputation of any company, but for a tech company I think it’s much worse, especially for a company like RIM that is all about connectivity. Just to pile on a little more, it’s even…Read More
Take me out to the ballgame – online
Sometimes in life we are blessed with the coming together of two things that we love. Milk and cookies, chips and salsa, and…baseball and technology? Yes, that’s right. The intersection of sports and technology is actually quite huge. Whether it’s fantasy league owners needing the most updated statistics or the college football junkie who needs…Read More
65 million iPads – A New Era in Digital Media Arrives
Although the excitement level for iPad 2, which probably should be iPad 1.5, is nowhere near the level that it was for the original iPad, the availability of the iPad 2 in stores today generated a notable news cycle. What’s also notable is the complete dearth of anything remotely credible as a competitive tablet, as…Read More
Is the Future of Brand Building Mobile?
Over Thanksgiving my cousin and daughter talked up an iPhone and Android game called Angry Birds. It’s a very simple game where you launch birds from slingshot to take out egg-stealing pigs hiding behind various structures. Simple in concept…and absolutely addictive. Believe me. On iPhone it sold something like 12 million copies for $.99 largely…Read More