Fear and Loathing of Periscope – The US Open Freaks Out

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

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

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

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

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...]

Ello, Paid Social Networks and Marketing

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?

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...]

Chromebook Chronicles – A Decision

There is still a dearth of 13" Chromebook computers with only a Samsung, Toshiba and Asus model available. The Toshiba was the first out of the gate, but I was waiting to see what Samsung and Asus had … [Read more...]

Halt and Catch Fire #fail

I last wrote about Halt and Catch Fire on AMC and compared it to a more modern day Man Men for the technology age. As someone who grew up in the time period and who is a geek, I wanted to like this … [Read more...]

Apple Kills It With Opening iOS 8

I think Apple has been coasting since Steve Jobs died, trying to find themselves. One of the things Jobs told now CEO Tim Cook was to not think about what Steve Jobs would do but to do what Cook … [Read more...]