iOS 11 New Features: Screenshots with annotations

One of my favorite new features in iOS is the upgraded ability to take screen shots. For years touching the home and power button would take a screen shot, flash the screen and make a sound like a camera shutter. Now, in addition to that, the screen shot you just More …

Quick, Draw! and how we taught computers how we sketch

“I’m not sure how I missed this project prior to today, but it’s really better now with a sizable data set, the data can produce some amazing results if we ask the right questions. My mind boggles when I try to think of all the different things that can be More …

A visual font browsing interface

What a great solution! An easy way to choose from hundreds of fonts at a glance, great UX solution to a difficult problem. Way to go Ideo! They are great.

The present of presence

This likely should be a metaphysical article rather than a technical one, perhaps I’ll get to that later. I first learned about presence from an article on Tech Crunch: First Rule Of VR: Don’t Break The Presence. Occulus’ CEO Brendan Iribe thinks it’s key to the future of VR. The definition of More …

Bose Hear Better

Bose has a new product that I think it’s more like a new category of headphones. I got some QC20s as a present a couple of years ago, and I loved the cloud I lived in when they were on.  About 50% of the time I would have them on with More …

Boomerang and the fall of Vine

Is there a chance that nobody realized that 6 seconds was too long? I was bowling the other day and there was a group of people taking pictures over and over. It looked like they were really into getting the perfect shot, but were not being successful… over and over again. More …

Google Earth — VR for the wide wide world of reality

Ten years ago, the project Google Earth began as an effort to help people explore our planet. Downloaded more than two billion times, it’s the modern equivalent of a globe for most of us. November 16, they launched Google Earth VR as the next step to help the world see More …

Unresolved Issues

Leaving issues unresolved creates a barrier to communication about that issue, it becomes a landmine in the relationship and is avoided. It becomes like a piece of furniture in a room, add enough furniture and it’s going to be really hard to move through that room. Over the course of a More …

The Swifter way

Apple has released the latest version of Swift, the programming language used to create OS X, iOS, Apple TV & Apple Watch apps. Swift 3.0 is now available as part of Xcode 8. Here’s everything you need to know about the Swift language and its new features! Here are some More …

Lorum Ipsum for today’s bacon lover

Lorum Ipsum text is one of my favorite things. It’s got a colorful history. I recently found a new version I love. It’s called Bacon Ipsum. And it looks like this… Bacon ipsum dolor amet short loin picanha pork belly sirloin shank, strip steak beef chicken. Ham hock short ribs More …

OS X Yosemite Photos will not start

I’ve recently upgraded my MacBook Pro to Yosemite, and I’ve shifted to Photos from iPhoto. Everything was working great until I took a vacation. On the vacation I took tons of pictures and videos. Burst mode is great for getting the right shot, but choosing the right picture out of More …

Integrating Wearable and IoT Devices Into Mobile Apps

Lee Andron is the Mobile Senior Principal Product Manager at Progress. With over two decades working with Internet technologies and 12 years working specifically in mobile, Lee has helped more than 35 Fortune 100 companies make use of next generation technology. Lee leverages user experience design (UX), information architecture, advanced mobile web, More …

↺ My Pebble Arrives!

I’ve been waiting for this guy for a while, and I’m happy and excited to get started with it! The packaging was responsible and manual free. Just a link to go to the site. I plugged it in to charge, it has a magnetic connector like a MacBook. It was More …

Moving into the publishing world

I’ve recently shifted my focus in product management from mobile advertising into mobile gaming. From the advertising perspective, I’m now a publisher. I’ve researched the best mobile games to learn from, specifically focusing on their Social Sharing aspects. I’ve sought out the places that list the mobile games that are More …

MiFi Price Drop, Still More than Free

Need a way to surf almost anywhere without relying on the chance that public Wi-Fi will work? Not that I’m knocking free Wi-Fi. I’ll jump on that first if it’s available. But what if it’s not?  What if you need to get online and you have a Wi-Fi only Device? More …