5 Things to Do With a Brand New WordPress Site

So, you want to get started in blogging? Awesome. If your intended audience is over the age of 18 you are going to want to use WordPress. (Under 18? Use Tumblr.) Also, if you are just getting started I’d recommend spending the first 12 months of blogging on a WordPress.com blog. You’ll have way less…… Continue reading 5 Things to Do With a Brand New WordPress Site

USB Typewriter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu3g4ZBt3o0& Feeling sentimental about the days when typing was a ridiculous chore complete with paper and corrective tape? Try this on. Can you imagine bringing your iPad and the typewriter into a coffeeshop and setting up shop? It’d be awesome.  The hipsters may declare you king.  Price: $799

iPad 2 vs. Kindle review & comparison

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4SNu1f0puA iPad 2 Pros: Fun to play with. Feel cool in coffee shops. Lots of apps. Perfect for consuming media. Fun for taking short notes, like a giant iPhone. Light, battery lasts a long time, shiny. Lots of apps for kids to play with. (Or entertainment for bored adults on planes) Cons: Not going to…… Continue reading iPad 2 vs. Kindle review & comparison

Video Tip: Consider the Background

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-u_hKhtxAI& Check out what happens at :37. My guess is that something happened or maybe the person filming the piece wanted to change up the subjects angle or the lighting was just a smidge better… but they caught a recycle bin in the background. Drats. I hate it when that happens. You can usually get…… Continue reading Video Tip: Consider the Background

iPhone, Your New Cigarettes

The parallels between the iPhone in 2011 and cigarettes in the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s are stunning. It’s iconic. It’s celebrated as the cool thing. It’s a status symbol. It’s celebrated in the media. It’s manufacturer is getting rich. There are cheap imitations. (Sorry Android users) It’s addicting, but not viewed as a serious…… Continue reading iPhone, Your New Cigarettes

5 Things the App Store Teaches Us

More than 1 billion apps have been downloaded from the iTunes app store. Believe it or not, there are lots of people who still don’t think of it as a serious marketplace. A billion is 1,000 million folks. That’s pretty serious. Here are 5 things that the app store has taught me Free is a…… Continue reading 5 Things the App Store Teaches Us