It's not always easy calling long distance from a smartphone. Being the mini computers that they are, you'd may think otherwise, but unless you want to pay the exorbitant amount that the Big 3 phone companies in Canada charge, it is rather difficult to do. Back in July, I had visited Salt Lake City for a convention, and I couldn't believe the massive difficulty … [Read more...]
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I've just spent the last 6.17 mins watching what Microsoft sees as the future. It wasn't until ShesConnected Conference that I really gave any thought of where companies would get their ideas to move forward with new technology. When I got to watch Sheryl Connelly discuss her work in Global Consumer Trends and Futuring for Ford Motor Company, I was finally able to … [Read more...]
I'm sure the countdown to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Smartphone Launch has begun by now! New smartphone launches are always exciting, 'cause developers are frequently pushed to the edge to create something extraordinary for the latest embodiment of communication devices. And as much as it pains me for how quickly a computer or TV can become "old tech" these days … [Read more...]
I've heard a lot of "negative nellies" (I don't think I've EVER used that term before! What is the internet doing to me??) on blog posts about the DO's and DON'T's that newbies and/or C-Listers should do... or rather not do, to be cool online. And yeah, quite a bit of it was entertaining and some of it was informative. The latter of which is something I continue to nearly beg … [Read more...]
There are certain things that you will never forget. For me, a website breaking down because they've been advertising selling iPads for $10, "One day only, so don't miss out!" is something that I'm going to remember for a long time. Not because I really wanted an iPad then (I did, but it was more of the frugal person in me being able to save $500 on a tablet … [Read more...]
F8, the Facebook Developers Conference, is running on Live Stream as I type this, discussing the development of Open Graph applications. We heard from Mark Zuckerberg for about an hour, reaching an audience of nearly 130,000 developers, geeks and journalists, discussing all the key topics, and throwing out some key phrases of what the new generation of facebook will look … [Read more...]