Microsoft Gets Smart in Opening Office

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Among the bigger problems Microsoft has had over the years is being very insular and proprietary. Their idea of "getting" the Internet was creating a web browser and buying Skype. But their core apps, … [Read more...]

Toshiba Chromebook 2 – The Ultimate Chromebook

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It was a bit over a year ago that I moved to the Chromebook platform for my laptop needs. I went with the Toshiba Chromebook at the time, which was the only 13" Chromebook with an Intel processor. I … [Read more...]

Fear and Loathing of Periscope – The US Open Freaks Out

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The US Open golf tournament is on this week from the great Pacific Northwest. For the first time, spectators are allowed to bring cell phones onto the course, but they are being warned not to use the … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Twitter Strategy is Actually….Good

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On occasion, I take a look at what certain large corporations are doing on social media. This time, I was looking at McDonalds on Twitter and I was quite surprised. Sometimes, large corporations are … [Read more...]

Is Radio Dead? Ask Disney

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Traditional terrestrial radio was a big thing for me growing up. I loved radio and my love is partially responsible for why I became one of the first people to Podcast. But Podcasting, along with … [Read more...]

Buffalo Wild Wings Gets Creative with Hashtags and Video

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I love good, creative marketing ideas and I love football. Buffalo Wild Wings has successfully combined both. For the NFL  playoffs this year, BWW asked it's Twitter followers to tweet about the games … [Read more...]

Chromebook Chronicles – A Hardware Update

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It's been more than 6 months since I got the original Toshiba Chromebook and time for an update on things. This is almost the perfect Chromebook, save for one thing. The build quality and overall … [Read more...]

Connected Age Radio – Operating Systems for the Connected Age

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Welcome back to the Podcast. On today's show, I ramble about operating systems in the Connected Age. What is the status of the old stalwarts Windows and Mac OSX in the light of Android and iOS? How … [Read more...]

Ello, Paid Social Networks and Marketing

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Last week a new rage hit the Internet in the new social network site Ello. Reports were invite requests to join the site were poring in at 40,000 an hour. Interestingly, it's not any set of new … [Read more...]

What’s the Perfect Size Phone?

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How important was it for Apple to increase the screen size of the iPhone? The new iPhone 6 is out today and lines are longer than they have been for years. There are plenty of other great features, … [Read more...]