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7 Ways Alexa is better than Siri

Alexa the brain behind the recently launched Amazon Echo is getting a lot of press these days and for good reason. When Apple launched Siri in 2011, it seemed as though Siri was the going to be the future. She was going to be that digital assistant you had always longed for… instantly responding to […]

How To Install Facebooks New Audience and Conversion Pixel in Shopify

Facebook recently implemented an updated version of the Custom Audience and Conversion pixels. Naturally I wanted to try out the new pixel knowing that eventually I would need to migrate to using it, instead of the older pixels. Easier said then done: there was/are not a lot of clear step-by-step guides explaining how to install […]

One month with Apple Watch

After Tim Cook demoed the Apple Watch at Apple’s Spring Forward event I was immediately drawn to purchasing the device. “Finally! An Apple product that will help me ditch all the other “smart” wearables I’ve been using over the last few years” I thought to myself. Just over a month ago my new gadget finally […]

11 Thoughts On Today’s Apple Watch Event

Springing Forward… 1. Those new MacBooks… WOW… AmaZing. I want this computer (and in space gray), but I want more power and I have hundreds of questions about what happens to the rest of the MacBook lineup… I mean these things are thinner than the AIR. 2. Nice to see some updates to the rest […]

Unboxing Google Glass

Signed up for the Google Glass Explorer Program a while back, got my invite to the service not long ago. Really excited to start exploring the world #ThroughGlass and taking a peek into the future of wearable tech. The box: (simple & beautiful) Upon opening: (anticipation) Pulling back the cover: (it’s really here) Setup: (takes […]

The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions

This is awesome. MoMA | Talk to Me | The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions David McCandless used his own experience to create a pyramid diagram of the interferences constantly gnawing at our attention span in this socially networked, data-consuming world. Devices and websites, represented by logos, are sorted by how potentially distracting they are, stacked […]

Get Viddy With It

I guess I was thinking about this video when I thought of a title for this post (seriously couldn’t come up with another one… and if someone makes a “get viddy with it” version… I want a mention in the creds :) Viddy is a fun way to take short videos (15 seconds worth is […]