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Opinion/Analysis

Why Tech Companies Need to Stop Wasting Resources on Advertising

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 12:50 pm

If you’re an entrepreneur in the tech industry who hasn’t included public relations in your company’s growth strategy, then you’re forfeiting substantial opportunities to promote your business. There’s good reason why business icons like Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Henry Ford are recognized to…

Startups & Apps

The Best Apps for People Who ‘Just Can’t’

By | Feb 10, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Welcome to 2016, where technology is advanced, responses are immediate, information is readily available…and we are lazy. Now don’t get me wrong – I love lazy. I respect lazy. And I think lazy is highly underrated. Thanks to current technology I can video call,…

Mobile

20 Apps for Writing a College Paper

By | Jul 19, 2014 at 10:00 am

You will hardly find a student who enjoys writing a college paper. Among all the other tasks they get assigned in college, paper writing is one of the most difficult assignments. Students run into several problems: lack of ideas problems understanding the paper’s topic problems with…

Business

DC

DC-Based Halcyon Incubator Now Accepting Applications for Second Class of Social Entrepreneurs

By | Jul 17, 2014 at 4:30 pm

The Washington, D.C.-based Halcyon Incubator – an incubator created by the S&R Foundation that is specifically focused on social entrepreneurship – announced this week that the application process for its second class of fellows is now open. Back in June it announced its first…

Education

4 Online Productivity Tools For College Students

By | Apr 29, 2014 at 10:08 am

Technology plays a huge role in modern education. Besides online courses, apps and websites are helping college students meet their academic deadlines and keep their work organized. Regardless of how busy your academic schedule is, you can still take the time to enjoy college…

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Sports

New Orleans

14 Apps to Pump Up Your Super Bowl Sunday

By | Feb 2, 2013 at 10:00 am

Apparently, there’s some sort of sporting event going on this weekend. Whether you’re watching the Super Bowl from the comfort of your couch or with the crowds in New Orleans, here are some apps that will keep you plugged in. From Home NFL Mobile:…

Android

Get It Now: Dozens of iOS and Android Apps Free During the Holidays

By | Dec 27, 2011 at 4:08 pm

If you want to give yourself a gift this holiday season, look no further than the app store. Many iOS and Android apps are discounted for the holidays, and others are completely free (see below). These are limited-time offers, so download them while they’re…

Android

DC

Mobile and Facebook Apps Remember 9/11 So We Never Forget

By | Sep 11, 2011 at 1:38 pm

With each passing year, how we collectively look back at that fateful day changes. The earliest anniversaries were so raw and painful, many were not ready to relive the details. Now, ten years later, while it still may feel like yesterday for many people,…

Android

Boston

Brass Monkey Turns Smartphones Into Cloud-Based Game Controllers

By | Aug 29, 2011 at 2:30 pm

From the addictive properties of Angry Birds to the casual feel of playing Scrabble interactively via your iPhone, mobile gaming and cloud-based games are beyond-a-doubt popular. With the rise of smartphones and increased connectivity, Boston-area startup Brass Monkey is looking to make a splash…

iPhone

DC

What Should We Do Tonight? 3 DC Startups Have the Answer

By | Jul 9, 2011 at 11:00 am

Some startups can be hard to decipher, offering hosted databases or cloud-based analytics. But several DC startups are working on something everyone can get behind: having fun. If you’re wondering what to do this summer, be sure to check out Venga, Spontaneous (formerly GetSpontaneous),…

Android

Boise

MobileDataForce Spins Out FieldSync and PointSync

By | Apr 20, 2011 at 10:11 am

Sometimes startups are made in a garage. Other times, a good idea might come out of an existing company but be better off run as a separate entity, starting up anew. In Meridian, Idaho, that’s exactly what veteran company MobileDataForce is doing with its…

Entrepreneur

Austin

Garrett Camp On The Serendipity Of StumbleUpon

By | Apr 18, 2011 at 9:26 pm

We have talked with Garrett Camp before and marveled at the growth of his social recommendation engine, StumbleUpon. The site has been growing like a weed and sending around more social media traffic than Facebook or Twitter. Pretty impressive. We love StumbleUpon as it’s a…

Apple

Best iPhone Apps For Keeping Track Of The Weather

By | Dec 26, 2010 at 1:36 pm

With winter weather bearing down on the northeast as a blizzard is on it’s way and travelers heading home from the holiday week, we thought it might be a good time to share some of the best iPhone apps to keep tabs on the…

Games

iTunes Top iPhone and iPad Apps of 2010

By | Dec 9, 2010 at 4:59 pm

Today Apple released iTunes Rewind which shared some interesting news about the top apps of 2010. The number of apps these days makes it so overwhelming to find what you want, it can help to see what other people are using. We are excited…

Android

10 Mobile Apps To Help You Find Savings On Black Friday

By | Nov 26, 2010 at 12:03 am

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, the shopping season will be in full swing. If you are looking to get a jump start on Black Friday then you might be interested in a few iPhone or Android applications that might be worthwhile if you…

News

Is Facebook Giving Away Too Much Private Information?

By | Oct 18, 2010 at 1:11 am

According to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, Facebook has been giving slightly too much personally identifiable information out via it’s “apps” platform which is based off of Facebook profile ID. Do you feel your privacy has been violated? Let us know…

Events

Austin

Family Game Night Goes Mobile with Famigo

By | Oct 3, 2010 at 9:48 pm

Have you ever had a game night at home with your family? Have you ever wished it wouldn’t end? Well now family games can be played anywhere at anytime thanks to Famigo – a new destination for online and mobile family media. With Famigo,…