A big storm coming? Expecting to be without power for an extended period on time and need your phone to stay charged? Here is a list of 5 ways to keep your battery powered up longer! Increasing Dependence on Cell Phones In our increasingly digital world, a mobile phone or other portable device is […]
It can be said of modern society that we’ve become annoying, rude and antisocial with our phones and tablets. We need to learn to set ground rules when friends begin filming; anything can go viral. A handy list of smart phone don’ts have been compiled by Andrea Bartz and Brenna Ehrlich, who have a humorous blog entitled “Stuff Hipsters […]
Palm’s comeback attempt rests squarely on the notion that it has found a better way to manage your complicated digital life. Ever since its January coming-out party at the Consumer Electronics Show, Palm has generated buzz for the Pre unlike any other phone released since Apple’s iPhone arrived in June 2007 (that includes impressive phones such as Research in Motion’s BlackBerry Bold and HTC’s G1 Android phone.) The two phones will be forever compared — not just because of their consumer-oriented styles and emphasis on gesture-based user interfaces, but because of the very real enmity between the proud team that worked on Apple’s historic iPhone breakthrough and the ex-Apple executives and engineers attempting to rebuild Palm. While the iPhone has set the standard for future smartphones, Palm’s WebOS delivers two important improvements that the iPhone can’t yet match: true multitasking between applications, and a subtle notifications system that doesn’t interrupt your train of thought.
Last year my 26-year-old assistant asked me to write her a recommendation for business school. I was happy to help. For two years, Megan had worked around the clock, or so it surely felt to her, bringing insight to my work and order to my life.