Who is driving social media in the US, part 2 The Editorial

Recently we received an email from FinancesOnline.com inviting us to share their article “Most Popular Social Media Sites Review: Why Women Are The Real Power Behind The Huge Success of Pinterest and Tumblr” with our readers. [...]

Who is driving social media in the US part 1 The Data

Recently we received an email from FinancesOnline.com inviting us to share their article “Most Popular Social Media Sites Review: Why Women Are The Real Power Behind The Huge Success of Pinterest and Tumblr” with our readers. [...]

USAA arises from the dead!

Because my parents were both Reserve officers, I’ve had USAA auto insurance all my life. They have been good and fair to me, regardless of the at-fault driver. When I had my WP7 Surround, I was [...]

Microsoft and Univ. of Rochester test a “just-in-time” support system

What am I talking about? An EKG-enabled BRASSIERE that tells a smartphone app when you’re under stress ladies, and that will let you know this so you don’t stress-eat. And the study abstract calls it a [...]

WP8 customers on AT&T, get your Amber on!

If you have a Lumia anything-but-1020 and you’re on AT&T in the US, Amber was  pushed out yesterday! Check your Settings –> About –> More Info. Your OS Version should be 8.0.10328.78. If it’s lower, go [...]

Fingerprints? Not pervy enough!

I … Wha … Sure, of COURSE someone’s tried this. From Kotaku: Lock your new iPhone with your nipples! Apple’s new scanning security tech is pretty clever. It’s not only smart enough to identify different fingers, [...]

George Takei talks Google Glass. Oh, myyy!

I am a long time, die hard Star Trek fan. I grew up in science fiction fandom. I have gone to conventions, sung filksongs, and even shared a stage with George Takei. (It was a reading [...]

HERE Auto, Nokia’s newest integrated offering

Today, Nokia announced HERE Auto, an in-dash navigation system and companion Windows Phone and Android apps. With more computing technology going into cars, we’re seeing a lot more in-dash programming, one of the more obvious to [...]

Fancy a programmable hardware button for your Android smartphone? Of course you do.

The disclaimer here is I don’t have an Android smartphone. But I also don’t use the headphone jack on the Windows Phone smartphone I do have. Why? I’m what I call “functionally deaf” in my left [...]

Microsoft slashes Developer registration

Several folks at MD have been playing with Windows Phone developing, but with a part-time paycheck, the $100 price tag kept turning me off. I seem to have no excuse now (other than brushing up on [...]