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Selfie sticks are awesome, but what kind of selfie stick is right for you? The post Shelly Palmer Talks About Selfie Sticks on Fox 5 appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
Buongiorno from Sorrento! Too bad I couldn’t call you, txt you or respond to your emails. The post Verizon Really Hates iPhones in Italy appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
Up to now, all marketers have been active engagement specialists: get consumers’ attention, get them to do something. But over the next few years, digitally enhanced marketers will emerge. The post Digitally Enhanced Marketers Will Be Unbeatable appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
Could Facebook really replace the Internet? No. But it has a real opportunity to replace the Mobile Web. The post Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Shelly Palmer.
The Internet of Things could get out of control pretty fast. We’re still pretty far from self-aware homes trying to procreate, but as Gigaom Research analyst Craig Foster noted in his recent report on IoT security, the dangers are already very real. Take a look at the maritime industry...
Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son’s school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured, courtesy of a new app on his App...
Back in June, Microsoft gave Windows Phone’s personal assistant the ability to make predictions on World Cup games. It started off as a fun little novelty — the AI inside your phone is making a guess! — but it quickly became a lot more than that: the assistant, Cortana, was actua...
It’s been just two months since researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrated an attack he called BadUSB to a standing-room-only crowd at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, showing that it’s possible to corrupt any USB device with insidious, undetectable malware. Given the severity...
After losing WhatsApp to Facebook in a multibillion dollar acquisition bid, Google is planning to launch its own mobile messaging app which the search giant is likely to test in India and other emerging markets. Last month, Google sent top product manager Nikhyl Singhal to India to do ...
Facebook already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple and Google, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the fertile field of he...
There are lots of music subscription services that let people listen to all the songs they want for $10 a month. Apple thinks that price is too high. Sources say Apple is talking to the big music labels about a new set of rights and features it would like to include in a revamped versi...
So, how did Thom Yorke’s latest music-distribution venture go? Pretty well, it seems. The Radiohead-frontman’s second solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, achieved over a million downloads in six days via BitTorrent Bundle, according to the peer-to-peer network’...
The Wall Street Journal says that a crack team of Google researchers is trying to build a modular super-screen, one that snaps together from a whole bunch of smaller displays to create a seamless image. A screen made of dozens of screens! The report, based on info from three anonymous ...
AT&T recently sweetened its low-cost internet and TV package by throwing in Amazon Prime for free. Aimed at cord-cutters looking to avoid an expensive monthly TV bill, AT&T’s “skinny” bundle packages broadband internet, some basic TV channels and HBO for about $40 per month. Bu...
JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, said a previously disclosed data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. Customer names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses were taken, the New York-based bank said today in a regulatory filing. H...
We are entering the second great stage of the global economy. The previous column looked back at the foundations of the global economy up to and through the reorganizational recession of 2007-2011. Let’s now look at what’s happened in the years since, and begin the look into what the n...
Microsoft’s assault on Chromebooks and cheap Android tablets is getting a significant boost from HP. HP is launching a 7-inch HP Stream 7 tablet for just $99, and an 8-inch version for $149 in November. Both are powered by Intel chipsets, but the company isn’t revealing any additional ...
Another day, another new wrist-wearable in gadgetland. But this one sounds … pretty compelling. Basis, the Intel-owned maker of a health-tracking watch called the B1 Band, is introducing a new high-quality wristwatch that combines key elements of a health monitor, including step-counti...
Wednesday was supposed to be the day that Verizon’s new 4G “network optimization” policy went into effect. Verizon’s heaviest data users on grandfathered unlimited plans faced the possibility of having their speeds throttled down to make room on the LTE network for customers who pay fo...
Netflix must really love Adam Sandler: The video subscription service announced late Wednesday that it has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to four upcoming movies produced by and starring Adam Sandler. One of the reasons for the unprecedented deal cited by Netflix is his global...
The market for used iPhones is fraught with risk, because you may end up paying hundreds of dollars for a locked off device, or worse — one that appears legit but can’t make calls. However, Apple has just revealed an iCloud tool that lets you check a device’s activati...
After a study on whether emotional manipulation in the News Feed could make people sad turned into a PR disaster, Facebook has now set up a formal review process for pre-approving research on its users, and Research At Facebook website to centralize all the academic work done on its en...
Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? In a time when cyber security is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, Sticky Password, a password management software provider, recently announced a promotion. Sticky Password is offering retail customers a lif...
Now that iOS 8 has been out for a while, you’ve had plenty of time to find new features that you like – but probably also some new features you hate. Don’t worry, though – a bunch of the new features Apple added can be easily disabled. Hate seeing those contact bubbles when you swap......
At Talentedly, we always look to buck the trend and challenge the status quo. After reviewing the data of the 200+ people that have gone through one of our premium online professional training programs, we discovered something interesting: the happiest and most content people are great...
Mozilla is expanding beyond its Firefox browser and trying its hand in the suddenly hot streaming video business. Its take: the MatchStick HDMI streaming stick, which will sell for a limited time through Kickstarter at a starting price of $12 before it goes to retail. It’s final ...
Social network Path is putting its own spin on mobile messaging, and it might be just useful enough to work. Thanks to an update on Tuesday, Path Talk, the company’s standalone messaging app, now allows users to text local businesses. That means your barber, your bank or your favorite ...
Perry Chen, co-founder and former CEO of the seminal crowdfunding site Kickstarter, has dreamed up another way to mobilize people to make something happen. His new project, Dollar a Day, is an email newsletter that features one nonprofit organization on a daily basis. Subscribers can s...
From the early looks of Windows 10, it’s a long-overdue concession to the fact that Windows users prefer the way things used to be. A video tour hosted by Windows VP Joe Belfiore is most notable for what Microsoft’s new OS is missing, as well as what’s returned from the pre-Windows 8 d...
Ever felt that your Instagram photography is so good that you should start charging for it? Now’s your chance to prove your worth. Netflix is looking for three professional Instagram shooters (aka “Grammasters”) that will travel across the continental US snapping squa...
Most iOS users rarely, if ever, need to head into their device settings and hit the “Reset All Settings” button. But sometimes, particularly with a new OS install, unforeseen issues can force your hand. Unfortunately, a new bug is making device resets problematic for those who use iClo...
Microsoft showed off a small number of Windows 10 features at the company’s event on Tuesday morning, but one rumored one was missing: Cortana. The software maker focused on some of its desktop improvements for Windows 10, and Cortana is one of the many changes that will be comin...
One day soon, we’ll be able to control just about every element of our homes from our smartphone. Thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign, we can add window blinds to that list. A company called Tilt My Blinds will soon let you control your existing blinds’ tilt mechanism through a smartp...
There was never really any doubt that the next version of Windows was going to look at least a little like Windows 7. Even Windows 8.1 was a step back in that direction for Microsoft, bringing back the Start button that so many millions of customers missed. But for all the time Terry M...
The hottest social network right now is Ello. You’ve probably heard of it on existing social media networks where people are begging for invites. What is it? Basically, it’s an ad-free, improved privacy version of Facebook. The Guardian says it’s the social network of your dreams, and ...
Federal officials killed the nearly 40-year-old rules Tuesday that kept some football fans from watching local teams on TV when stadiums don’t sell out. “It’s a simple fact the federal government should not be party to sports teams keeping their fans from viewing the game,” FCC Chairma...
Google Apps for Education just got a little bit sweeter: In the coming weeks, new and existing customers will have access to Drive for Education, an academic version of its online storage solution. Drive for Education follows Drive for Work and boasts unlimited storage, support for ind...
Facebook has officially relaunched the advertising platform Atlas in a new incarnation that will allow marketers to track users in new dimensions, according to a blog post from the company. Atlas will offer the ability to not only synthesize information about where users are seeing ads...
As if a Lego-like customizable phone made of blocks wasn’t enough: Thanks to a modified version of Android L software, you’ll be able to swap out parts from Google’s Project Ara modular phone without turning the device off, notes the Phonebloks blog. Obviously, this doesn’t apply to th...
Microsoft just announced the newest version of Windows. It’s called Windows 10. Yes, Microsoft has decided to skip a digit in search of the perfect name. More importantly, Windows 10 will be a single operating system that finally spans all of Microsoft’s Windows powered dev...