Posts tagged "swiderski"

2011 Holiday Gadget Gift Guide

The holiday shopping season is officially heating up. And Friday will mark the annual day of which thousands of people will be trampled at the door of Walmart’s and Best Buys across the country. But fret not, you can avoid the mangling by purchasing online and early. Here are the hottest items that you’ll want... Read more »

Top 5 Features of Google Plus

Top 5 Features of Google Plus
In my last post I wrote about the the top five annoyances of Google+, and why it’s struggling to become the next facebook.  Well, it appears that somebody out in Mountain View read my post. Google Apps Support.  Over the past week Google launched support and integration between Google Apps and Google+, which allows them... Read more »

Top 5 Things to Bring to a Deserted Island...for Bachelors

Top 5 Things to Bring to a Deserted Island...for Bachelors
I’m not sure where this came from, though I was getting some groceries the other day (Costco obviously) and thought about the things I would need to survive on a deserted island. It didn’t take long to come up with this. Don’t judge. ‘Tussin.  A.k.a. Robitussin.  This stuff is believed to have eradicated the Plague.  I... Read more »

2015: Top 5 Tech Blog

Dear Ed: You’re reading this note that you wrote to yourself from the year 2015, so stop reading all those other technology predictions and focus on this one because it’s the real deal.   Also, you start to get a little chubby in 2012.  I only say this because we work really hard to get... Read more »

Top 5 Reasons Why Social Media is Making Us More Honest

Social media is arguably one of the most influential technologies in history.  And while I find myself using it more and more for business, I’m still not a huge personal user (compared to some of my really geeky friends).  This might be due to the national episode that happened to me about a year and... Read more »

Snow Computing

In a post I wrote last summer on cloud computing, I shared my thoughts on the vague usage of “cloud computing”, within both technical and non-technical audiences.  It’s finally becoming generally accepted that the cloud is more or less a marketing term today.  I like the seasonal approach–perhaps snow computing during the anticipated Snowpocalypse?  We seem... Read more »

Dear 2011: Why Am I still Getting My Own Beer?

Why am I still driving a car and getting my own beer from the fridge?  Seriously, what happened to the 80’s when robots were on the rise?  I thought I would need Old Glory insurance by now…what a disappointment. Instead, I still have to do everything manually.  Take exercising and eating for example.  Allegedly, there’s... Read more »

Dell Streak Update, Top Android Apps

This week I want to revisit one of the many devices I’ve used over the past year, the Dell Streak. A few months ago I wrote a teaser on this Android tablet/phone, that was originally released on the 1.6 version of the platform.  I promised a follow up on it and it kind of fell... Read more »

Take Cover IT: Attack of the Millennials!!!

Attack of the Millennials Being born on the cusp of Gen-X and Gen-Y (aka Millennials), I think I relate to both generations pretty well.  Although I was born in ’79, technically the periods collide around ’82–though I’ve always been a bit immature for my age.  And I’m sure both generations will probably agree that they too occasionally hear Super Mario music... Read more »

Why Open Platforms Over Traditional Technology?

Customers ask us all the time, "why do I care about using 'open' technologies versus proprietary?"  For many years this has been a challenge to illustrate due to the open source world having somewhat of an identity crisis. So many people think of "open" as open source, which is somewhat of an enigma in the... Read more »