Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS will be on hand. Ortsbo real-time chat translation tool to be featured this Friday I‘m pretty psyched. Next week I’m headed down to LA to report on a live event starring KISS’s Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, who will be participating in an online chat using Ortsbo (disclosure: Ortsbo is a product … Continue reading
Is it Angry Birds, Air Hockey, or an Air Horn? I know you like to think that you’re highly productive with your mobile device, but in reality you probably spend more time playing Angry Birds than any other application. At the APPNATION Conference in San Francisco, shooting interviews for Dice, I asked the attendees to reveal their “guilty pleasure app.” … Continue reading
What Hollywood has discovered is that people can be really passionate about stories and characters. Fans are so emphatic they just want more. Hollywood appeases them with additional content such as t-shirts, extras on a DVD, and maybe a podcast.
But what if the entire production is fully shut down, yet the fans want the story to continue? Continue reading
While successful, casual games are not known for being as social as true ‘social games’ Before there were lucrative games on Facebook, casual games have done very well existing on their own sites and on game portals. The casual game market paved the way for the social gaming market. Problem is, beyond a leader board and some chat there’s never … Continue reading
We’ve all had this moment. You want to talk to a friend about some great TV program you just saw. Instead of engaging or heeding your recommendation they simply announce, “I don’t have a TV.” We all know where that conversation leads. Either they’re considerate and just let it go. But more often they tell you with a wave of … Continue reading
Today I appeared on AdHocnium’s Social Media Hour podcast with host Cathy Brooks and guests Chris Heuer, Adriana Lukas, Jeff Pulver and Hayden Black. It was a fun-filled hour that flew by fast, so I thought I’d repost it here. (You can find the show’s details, and past episodes, at our BlogTalkRadio page.) Here’s the interview. Stream or download (Time: … Continue reading