Brilliant? or not so bright…

Some of Apple’s recent advertisements for the iPhone 5 has bothered me for some time now.  The ads in question are their “Brilliant” and “Discover” ads seen below: Brilliant: Discover: My biggest issue with this ad is that while it might seem to build interest in the new iPhone 5 through the apps shown in…

Up, Up and On

This could be the title of the new Bronze Radio Return album and it would be a great way to describe this fantastic bands rising star status.  My wife, and I recently got the chance to see them for the second time live at the Hamilton Live in DC as part of their CD Release…

Cutting the Cord

This was my strategy for cutting some cord – reducing our cable / internet down to about $70 a month by bundling Upgraded internet cable modem service with the most basic 15 channel cable package. We were paying over $100 a month to Comcast prior to switching to this combo. What we have is Power…

Failure to Launch – e-newsletters and mobile

I’ve noticed an annoying phenomenon as of late regarding e-mail newsletters.  I, like I assume many, view most of these newsletters on my phone.  These HTML newsletters often contain links to feature articles on a website. Lately, I’ve noticed a disturbing web presence trend for these newsletters to automatically force me to a mobile friendly…

Wayback Wednesday – Retro Arcade on iOS devices

I remember playing Bezerk, Spike, Pole Position and many other great games on this odd ball little Vectrex arcade system. It was a cheaper version of Atari or Intellivision and allowed you to have a somewhat portable display and controller all-in-one unit. What other game systems do you remember playing?