Should Microsoft Open More Stores?

Apple Stores are pretty successful. They have a very distinct feel to them, and they give Apple users a place to go to check out/try out new items, get their existing products repaired and meet other Apple fanatics. So should Microsoft follow the same model? Continue reading


Access Hollywood Consults Social Media

It’s pretty widely known that celebrities have taken to Twitter to directly communicate with the masses. Continue reading

Tweet Your Way to An Ice Cold One

Twitter Beer Vendor Mariners

Image: Kevin Zelko

Baseball games are a big part of American culture. We are used to having hot dog vendors and “beer guys” walking up and down the aisles shouting to us. Now picture this: instead of hearing those shouts, what if you could tweet your order and have it brought to you when you want it? Continue reading

Museums Join in on Social Media

Museum Social Media New York Times

The Brooklyn Museum

Shelley Bernstein started as a curatorial assistant in the Egyptian department at the Brooklyn Museum eleven years ago with no intention to stay long-term. The rise of technology caught her interest, and she now leads a team of three as chief of technology. Continue reading

Booking Vacations on Smartphones

Travel Airplane SmartphonesMost of us use smartphones for various things – calls, texts, checking e-mails, web browsing, gaming, etc. If there’s anything you want to do with your smartphone, as Apple would say, “there’s an app for that.” Here’s another thing that people are starting to do on their smartphones – researching or making travel arrangements. Continue reading

How the iPad is Changing Work Across Fields

ipad business school work In my first post, I mentioned that Apple was positioning the iPad as a tool to change many fields, throughout the business world, schools and many other occupations. An article from the Mail & Guardian in the UK discusses the way the iPad is changing occupations. Continue reading