December 2, 2013

7 Web development apps for your tablet

by Guest writer

When you have a website, sometimes you’ll get the urge to add or change something in the middle of the night. Rather than waking up and walking across your place to the PC, you choose to roll over and grab your tablet. The only problem, though, is that browsers for tablets are pretty clunky, and there’s no real easy way to do what you need to do. Here are a few web development apps that can give you a hand. Continue reading

October 9, 2013

5 reasons mobile search should be a priority for your business

by Guest writer

Smartphones are changing the way many of us live and interact with people and businesses. In light of this, mobile search marketing has become an important way to reap the rewards from this phenomenon and direct traffic toward your content. Here are five reasons why mobile search marketing should be a priority for your business. Continue reading

October 2, 2013

Photos of Launch conference for mobile startups

by JD Lasica

Photos and highlights from Launch Mobile & Wearables, a gathering of several hundred entrepreneurs, technologists and startup staffers organized by entrepreneur/VC Jason Calacanis and his team.
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September 30, 2013

Ansa: Text friends safely, securely & without regret

by JD Lasica

Ansa is a startup that has developed a mobile app for iOS and Android that enables people using mobile devices to text safely and securely, by giving them the power to retrieve messages and photos and giving them the ability to set a time limit before the message self-destructs. Continue reading

September 25, 2013

Book review: ‘Age of Context’ captures the pulse of new tech

by JD Lasica

Book review of “The Age of Context” by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel. The authors contextualize what they call the “five forces” in this megatrend: mobile, sensor devices, social media, big data and location-based technologies. These forces add up to a formidable package, one that deserves scrutiny far beyond the boundaries of greater Silicon Valley, where much of the action takes place. Continue reading

September 4, 2013

Google Voice Search: A new wrinkle for social marketers & small businesses

by Guest writer

Google Now, the mobile application for searching by voice command, is now coming to the desktop and is getting a big makeover. With the new update, you’ll be able to speak directly to your smartphone or computer using a huge variety of commands, and Google will understand and respond. Continue reading