Roku Drops Prices Across The Board →
It is hard to be $0 - $0 Add-A-Line Family Plan... →
Be Polite and put your smartphone down
A great read that I agree with even though I will be the first to admit I don’t always follow.Amplify’d from edition.cnn.comBe polite and put your smartphone downNow we’re more stupidly available, and a phone check involves, at minimum, viewing your e-mails, scanning Twitter mentions, perusing blog comments and stalking that dude’s Facebook wall. The problem, of course, is that...
Is this really how users get what they want these...
Every time a redesign is launched users always pout and make a big scene. Think back to how many times Facebook has had to deal with this in the past. Don’t you feel it would be a better idea to provide constructive criticism rather than being a complete child about the matter? As a service provider do you really want users like this using your service anyway? Thoughts?Amplify’d from...
BP blames its engineers for Deepwater Horizon...
While pointing fingers never solves problems, admitting when you make mistakes prevents them from occurring again in the future.Amplify’d from news.yahoo.comIn a revelation that shouldn’t shock anyone closely following the oil spill blame game, a BP investigation finds that its own engineers are at fault for the April 20 Deepwater Horizon explosion that caused the death of 11 crewmembers...
Does RIM have a future with you?
RIM has had a strong hold of the business market for some time now. In the recent years a surge has been made to push BlackBerry into the consumers way of life. Most would agree that email on the BlackBerry platform remains to be the standard by which all other platforms live up to. The fact is consumers, as well as business users, want more when using smartphones than just push email. Does...
Today we find out just how good T-Mobile’s customer support is at the store. Going to inquiry about replacing my BB Bold 9700 http://bit.ly/dqXSYd
I can’t stop thinking about seeing the 13 yr old child dying in front of us this weekend at #Indy. My heart goes out to his family and friends. http://bit.ly/cUrjrJ
Does everybody have a smartphone? No, really?
When you read the blogs and see the press releases behind all of the latest and greatest smartphones you always assume everybody must have one, right? The truth is that this is simply not the case. We don’t all need smartphones, I would venture to say that over half of us that have smartphones don’t actually need them, we want them for personal pleasure. While there is absolutely...
Does nobody else find it slightly strange that you cannot manage your “Home Queue” with the Netflix iOS application? http://bit.ly/cktNh9
RIM, Motorola gear up for app battle →
Having used all of the major app stores for mobile devices I can say without a doubt there are pros and cons to each. Ultimately it comes down to three things: 1. The quality of the applications in the store 2. The ability to quickly find the applications that matter you the most 3. The price point at which the applications are being offered
YouTube surpasses Yahoo as the #3 spot on the web
Amplify’d from thenextweb.comIn an interesting testament to what users consume on the Internet, YouTube has just passed Yahoo! for the #3 spot of the “most visited” sites on Alexa. Numbers 1 and 2, as you might expect, belong to Google and Facebook respectively, but YouTube’s launch into the 3rd slot is an interesting change.The question still remains, of course, as to what Yahoo! is. The company...
Need your opinion - Poll: What type of drop-down list do you prefer for website interfaces? https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dDNBQWxxM2lNYXBoUVZEa1M0WTk2LVE6MQ http://amplify.com/u/97m5
Face**** thinks they own the word ****
There is protecting your name and branding and then there is greed. This is the latter.Amplify’d from mashable.comFacebook has filed suit against Teachbook.com, an online community for teachers. The lawsuit accuses Teachbook of “misappropriating the distinctive BOOK portion of Facebook’s trademark.”The lawsuit argues that Teachbook’s use of “book” dilutes the Facebook brand name, impairs...
Social Media Blog - How DataSift Delivers Twitter... →
Hard to comment on something I haven’t used personally but from what I am reading I cannot help but be excited about this platform’s potential.
Apple is holding a music event September 1st. Any guess as to what this is regarding? http://bit.ly/bDM38s
Ruuut roooo it seems #digg is down. http://bit.ly/c8IjWR
Google Voice meet Gmail, now play nice
While it has not been officially announced and more than likely won’t be for a while, the folks at TechCrunch has just posted evidence of Google Voice being integrated into Gmail for your calling pleasure.Amplify’d from techcrunch.comIt’s amazingly good – I know because I’ve been testing it for the last few days.Just download the Google Talk plugin for your browser and you can then make...
I heard a voice coming from downstairs creeping through the hallway. It went a little something like this. “SLEEP YOU IDIOT” #SignOff http://bit.ly/bibeo6
Nokia makes the 5250 a reality
Love it or hate it a Symbian^1 phone at this price point will easily become an instant hit. At $150 unlocked you are not going to find a much better phone. What do you think, will this be a success for Nokia?Amplify’d from www.boygeniusreport.comToday, Nokia made the music-centric, full touch-screen 5250 handset official. The device will include a 2.8-inch TFT touchscreen with 640 x 360...
Is Apple planning on replacing OS X in the future with iOS? Should they? http://bit.ly/csZvEr
At what point will dumb-phones no longer be...
Every day more and more consumers are upgrading to “smartphones”. Some knowingly, others because their friend’s friend has one just like it and they feel compelled to fit in. Will the time come when dumb-phones no longer exist? Even today if we evaluated the usage of the so called feature phones you would easily see that the majority of them can handle social feeds, email and...
A Windows Phone 7 device spotted with a slide out... →
Not sure how useful a slide out speaker would be but one thing is for sure, they want you to believe this is a multimedia powerhouse.
Wondering why I can never mark off the todo item “Finish TPS reports” off of my todo list. http://amplify.com/u/95ng
Lifehacker Pack for Android: Our List of the Best... →
A pretty good compilation of the best Android applications currently by sorted by categories.
A Machine That Turns Plastic Back Info Oil
If this machine actually does what it claims can you imagine the impact this would have?Amplify’d from motherboard.tvA Machine That Turns Plastic Back Into OilPlastic, though the holy grail of modern convenience, causes a trifecta of problems. We’re running out of places to dump our non-biodegradable plastic waste and it’s clogging up our oceans. Burning plastic releases tons of CO2 into the...
How to Drop Your Cell Phone Contract and Avoid... →
We have all hit our breaking point when it comes to wanting to leave our carriers. It might be due to dropped calls, spotty coverage, or just slow data but you should be aware that there are ways out of your contract without paying an arm or leg to do so.
Why Coffee Is Getting More Expensive →
The 15 Biggest Box Office Bombs →
Proof that making movies isn’t all about celebrities and fame. Like any business venture we all go bust sometimes.
Samsung teases their very own tablet, the GALAXY... →
Samsung is going after Apple with this portable 7” tablet. Are you interested?
Where technology meets responsibility
Driving down the road your phone buzzes alerting you that you have received a text message. You reach into your pocket to pull out your phone, it doesn’t budge. The phone buzzes again leaving you anxious to see who or what is wanting you. Reaching deeper into your pocket you glance down to see why it won’t come out, suddenly the car in front of you slams on its brakes. One second too...
Take a look at this Window Phone 7 browser... →
Seth's Blog: The secret of the Roush effect →
Often we don’t realize the potential of sharing our knowledge and understanding with others. Whether that be for profit or for charity you may be surprised how important that could be to others. Run with with you know and love and you and see where it takes you.
Do you post to boost your own self esteem?
Each morning we wake up, post about what we eat for breakfast, define the morning in our favorite phrases. As the day passes we express the moments of our lives to complete strangers under the assumption that people actually care what we have to say. After reading Leo Laporte’s rather childish post, I realized how much people truly believe they are what their follower count is. Social...
See what a little competition can do. Dish is now...
We all knew this was coming in some form or fashion. While this isn’t ideal being that you are still required to have a subscription account for the normal broadcast, this is a decent start.Amplify’d from mashable.comBeginning Tuesday, satellite TV provider Dish Network will stream TV shows to its subscribers on a website called DishOnline.com and through set-top boxes and mobile...
RE: In (Reluctant) Defense of Cable TV
Our household is a meca of internet media yet we continue to pay for cable/satellite as well. Just to name a few we subscribe or use: Playon.tv, Hulu+, Boxee, Roku which all contain content from Amazon, Apple, Netflix and more at the touch of a button. Yet even with all of this we continue to pay that satellite bill each month. Why? Because of the need to feel in the now. When your favorite...
When push becomes too much
The first to raise his hand in class when the question is asked, “would you be willing to try this new feature?”, was always followed by a young man that looks identical to me. Alright I confess it was me and this comes as no surprise to you if you know me. Technology, especially communications, shares the limited space in my body readily flowing through my veins. When the idea of...