Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent
The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...
Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST
Telecommuting Is The Future of Work In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-term freelancers. The percentage varies (ASTD, SHRM), from 30 to 45 percent, which seems...
Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST
The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation.
“A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...
Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST
4 Reasons Your Website Is Scaring People Away Most small business owners aren’t web designers, so we entrust our online presence to a professional. As the internet has evolved, however, consumers have become savvier about what they will/will not tolerate in a...
Jan 10 2014, 11:31am CST
The Myths of CES: Why Marketers Get Value Out Of This Show I just survived my first CES, and being on site in Vegas resolved some myths for me. I won’t get into the myths about Las Vegas (though it is true that the food is way better than it used to be), but here are my...
Jan 9 2014, 4:56pm CST
Gadget Watch: Car game leaves Hot Wheels in dust Gadget Watch: iPhone-controlled toy car game leaves Hot Wheels and tracks with rails in dust
LAS VEGAS (AP) — So long, Hot Wheels.
You just got lapped by toy race-car company Anki, which...
Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST
CES 2014: Hands-On With The Asus VivoTab 8 Windows Tablet We’re starting to see an influx of smaller form factor tablets running full Windows 8.1 and the newly announced 8-inch VivoTab 8 from Asus looks to be a promising addition.
Following today’s reveal, I had a brief...
Jan 6 2014, 6:46pm CST
Rokform to debut mountable cases and accessories at CES 2014 The Rokform, which is best known as a leading manufacturer of smart phone and magnificent tablet accessories and cases, is going to showcase a completely integrated line of some rugged accessories for the present active lifestyle at the upcoming International CES, starting from the January 7 – January 10, 2014.
Jan 6 2014, 9:03am CST
Say Hello To Lenovo's 4K Gaming And Entertainment Laptop Lenovo is poised to launch a new line of gaming and entertainment laptops featuring 4K displays and a new generation of mobile GPUs from AMD and Nvidia.
Lenovo is unleashing a ton of new product at this year’s annual...
Jan 5 2014, 6:21pm CST
Lenovo CES Highlights - Miix 2 And Yoga 2 Lenovo is unloading a semi-truck’s worth of new product announcements at CES 2014, and I’m here to filter through the pages of spec sheets and highlight what matters. Right now, let’s focus on the convertibles and...
Jan 5 2014, 6:21pm CST
Venture Capital 2013 recap - Oh what a year it was.... There are bad years, so-so years and then there is 2013…its been a long time coming. In 2013, VCs finally took some pride in the 10-year returns which recovered to 7.8% as of Q2 2013. The battered egos have regained...
Dec 26 2013, 10:41am CST
Tablets a hit with kids, but experts worry Tablets increasingly popular with small children, but some worry about the long-term effects
NEW YORK (AP) — Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them.
Dec 24 2013, 9:26am CST
Is College a Sucker Bet? I’m proud to say that I’m the father of highly accomplished identical twin high school senior daughters, and like their friends and more than three million other 12th graders around the nation, they’ve just experienced...
Dec 23 2013, 3:31pm CST
Ambarella and Google exploring wearable cameras for Helpouts The Ambarella, Inc., which is a leading developer of the low-power, HD video compression and also image processing semiconductors, has recently announced that it is going to explore with Google on a new class of wearable cameras for the Helpouts application and its services.
Dec 23 2013, 4:00am CST
Sales Tips and Sales Quotes from 62 Top Sales Experts Today is the 6 month anniversary of The Inside Sales Virtual Summit, an industry event that changed the world of sales and marketing. More than 15,800 sales leaders registered for a day of learning and enchantment on...
Dec 20 2013, 5:11pm CST
Xbox One: Hands-on with All-in-One Games and Entertainment System Microsoft's Xbox One is virtually having everything (Kinect, voice commands, multitasking, live TV and much more) you have ever wanted in a console but were afraid to ask for. This all-in-one system features a ton of games and entertaining features to boot. Your living room becomes a theater, arcade and interactive spot all at one and the same time.
Nov 8 2013, 8:14am CST
GameStop Offers 90% Extra for Hardware Trade-ins Toward PS4 on November 10 GameStop is hosting Sony PlayStation 4 pre-launch events on Sunday, November 10 at all U.S. GameStop store locations. A special hardware trade-in offer will give customers not only the system’s original value but 90 percent extra in-store credit to pay-off their pre-ordered PS4 console.
Nov 7 2013, 3:01pm CST
Android 4.4 Kitkat brings some new features in Google's OS For now, the recently launched Nexus 5 smart phone is going to be the first device to feature the latest version of Android, version 4.4 KitKat. But Google said this mobile OS will soon be rolling out to other Android devices to rock the world.
Nov 7 2013, 2:50am CST
Nokia confirms October 22 event in Abu Dhabi It is confirmed. Nokia will be holding a press event on October 22 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. According to Nokia, the press conference is kicking at exactly 8 in the morning, U.K. time, around 11AM in Abu Dhabi...
Oct 9 2013, 10:32pm CDT
Intel Partners with Arduino to Launch Galileo and More Products Intel has signed a collaboration agreement with leading open-source hardware platform Arduino to get into smaller devices. Giant chipmaker also announces its first Arduino-compatible development board called Intel Galileo. 50,000 Intel Galileo quark boards will be donated to 1,000 universities worldwide over the next 18 months.
Oct 3 2013, 9:10am CDT
BlackBerry A10 Leaked Photos and Hands-on Video New BlackBerry A10 leak confirmed its 5-inch screen size for much anticipated smartphone. A hand-on video also reveals that A10 will also be available at AT&T along with Verizon.
Jul 24 2013, 8:09am CDT
Top 5 Apple Rumors Apple has its share of hearsay and gossip that goes on among its wide consumer base. The top 5 rumors that are doing the rounds these days will get you thinking and ruminating about Apple Incorporated in no time!
Jul 12 2013, 4:31pm CDT
iOS 7 Hands-on Video for iPad Apple launched iOS 7 beta versions for iPad and iPhones. A hands-on videos of iOS 7 for iPad depicts its features and change logs method through screen shots.
Jun 25 2013, 3:25am CDT
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is On Sale The new Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet is shipping now. Take a quick look at some of the features on offer with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, including S-Pen integration and e-book reading mode in the video below.
Apr 12 2013, 8:22am CDT
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