Articles Posted in the Technology Category

  • Embracing the naysayers for progress

    Embracing the naysayers for progress

    Early adopters are the people who boldly go where technology takes them. If it’s digital, they’ve got digits. And right alongside them are the people who hang back, determined to stay in the “real” world…

  • A new social engagement

    The New Social Engagement: A Visit to Zappos Most Mashable readers have probably heard of the online retail company, Zappos. You may have learned of them via Twitter (Twitter reviews) and count yourself among the…

  • Digital storage gets bigger

    On any given Sunday, Brian Lawrence might be playing softball or golf or restoring an old car. He might also be in his basement brewing up the occasional batch of beer. We hope his beer…

  • An app for rap

    An app for rap

    By now a new iPhone app is much the same as a movie, CD or DVD release. New entertainment to be viewed and reviewed as we all seek out the next innovative use of the…

  • The scientist is an artist

    The scientist is an artist

    Using the words from Apple’s advertising campaign, “Here’s to the crazy ones,” along with several Apple Computer fonts, designer Dylan Roscover created a portrait of Steve Jobs. Using Adobe’s popular software, Rosco used an existing…

  • Color your world – changeable

    Latest technology is redefining the concept of accessorizing with colors. Instead of a hard and fast color decision at the time of purchase, consumers will eventually be able to change the color of a given…

  • Behind the apps scene

    Like skateboarders to an empty swimming pool, developers have flocked to Apple’s App Store en masse. By now, less than a year after opening day, there are over 35,000 apps and counting as fast as we can. Downloads are close to a billion, and just yesterday Apple posted earnings beyond expectations. But news of the Shaken Baby app gone awry is just the tip of the behind the scenes iceberg – is there an app for that?

  • Techies and the rock star treatment

    It was like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction except without Jeff Beck, Metallica and Run D.M.C. And it wasn’t in Cleveland. It wasn’t telecast on Fuse radio. And the outfits weren’t ……

  • Parrots, TVs and e-readers at the CES

    Parrots, TVs and e-readers at the CES

    Anyone who is not an ostrich with its head buried in the sand couldn’t help but notice the buzz surrounding the Parrot Drone at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show now happening in Las Vegas. Sure…

  • Going where technology isn’t embraced

    Any day now, news is about to break that Amish leaders have endorsed widespread use of cell phones in their communities. Or not. Not exactly known to be early adopters of technology, the Amish have…