Tag Archive for technology

Now What…

Technology in Daily Life… I love reading about how iPhone and iPad technology has infiltrated life as we know it. Yes, there’s more to these devices than just sending emails and pictures to family and friends. There’s actually life-changing functionality. The use of the iPad, for some, has replaced medical devices costing thousands of dollars.…

Creative Lighting For Your Home

Technology… Being a fan of technology, I think this is an awesome age to live in. Devices are at our fingertips now that were only imagined or largely cost prohibitive before. One system that recently caught my eye was the Philips Hue Digital Lighting System. I was intrigued because I know how much lighting can…

What’s on this Computer Geeks Holiday Gift List?

My Holiday Gift List typically has one category: Technology I am a computer geek; no shame in it either. My Holiday Gift List is no different this year. Here are a few items on it. iPhone 4S For sure! Before Smart Phones cane if age, I had a sweet little Sony Ericsson phone that I…

Money Making Michigan?

Newly Senate-approved legislation makes way for the red carpet in the great state of Michigan. Despite talks and numbers that had fallen apart in the past, $25 million in incentives has been given the green light  in order to bait movie and film companies to hire Michigan workers and base their businesses in the state.…

Think Different: Customer Experience

P&L may be the wrong bottom line. Whether you liked, disliked or really didn’t care about Steve Jobs, he voiced a mantra that contributed in great part to his success, the phenomenal success of Apple, Inc., and will to your business as well, “The Customer Experience.” If you are in business and care about continuing…

Think Different: iRestaurant

Steve Jobs invited the world to “Think Different.” This week, I take a look at how some of his visions and inventions are doing exactly that. The iPad excites me. I see no end to the wonders of it because I believe that people are creative by nature.  Whether it’s a solution to a problem…

Think Different: Autism

Steve Jobs invited the world to “Think Different.” This week, I take a look at how some of his visions and inventions are doing exactly that. Another segment on last Sunday’s 60 Minutes episode reviewed the phenomena of how the iPad, a Steve Jobs invention, is helping autistic children communicate. The app being used with…

Think Different: Visions

Steve Jobs invited the world to “Think Different.” This week, I take a look at how some of his visions and inventions are doing exactly that. I, and I’m sure millions of Apple, Inc., product users, fans, and undoubtedly non-Apple product users tuned in to the program 60 Minutes last night. Featured on the show…

In the Clouds; iCloud

I’m a techie. There’s no shame in it. I love being a techie. For birthday’s and special occasions, forget the dozen roses. iTunes gift cards will suffice quite nicely, thank you. Recently, I and millions of others were patiently awaiting the lastest Apple operating system update to its iDevices, “iOS 5.” Well, iOS 5 was…

Clark Howard’s 10 month-old razor

I stumbled across the Clark Howard Show a few years ago while channel surfing. I paused my finger long enough to hear this comment, “Man charged $62,000 to download movie, more when we come back.” OK, being the computer geek that I am, I had to stick around for this one. The story goes that…