Monthly Archives: January 2011


Digital books overtakes traditional format

July 19, 2010 marked the day that Amazon’s digital book sales eclipsed the sales of hardcover books, and it barely took half a year for those e-book sales to also overtake the sales of paperbacks. […]


pale blue dot

It’s been over 20 years since the famous “pale blue dot” photo – Earth as seen from Voyager 1 while on the edge of our solar system (approximately 3,762,136,324 miles from home). Carl Sagan’s words […]


htc evo shift from Sprint rolled out

If you’re watching the Android happenings lately on the US carriers, it seems like HTC and Motorola are continuing to battle it out for supremacy. Announced only a few weeks ago, Sprint brings us the […]


the social network (facebook)

The big news in January was that facebook was reporting that they had hit the 500 million active user market. That’s alot of customers…but not enough for this popular online experience. Where is the other […]


and now… the MAC app store

 Apple has seen so much success with apps that they have launched the Mac App Store.  I knew it would not take long before the desktop would adopt the same structure for downloading apps (ie […]


HTML 5 – super code

HTML5 is many things to many people. It’s a technical spec, it’s an open-web philosophy, its the future standard of the driving web code, its the answer to rich media enablement and it now has a […]


Snow Daze

Another snow day here in the Midwest means Todd on confernce calls while the kids beat each other up and watch TV all day. Laura took the boys to Suicide hill for some much needed […]


Sprint’s magical announcement

Sprint has sent an event notification to the media for an event to be held on Feb 7. Speculations have been swirling around that the announcement might be the sprint iphone but, that probably won’t […]


Verizon launches iPhone 4

Well Well Well, It’s Verizon’s big day: Apple’s game-changing iPhone 4 has arrived to its network, ready to steal millions of unsatisfied customers from AT&T and launch Apple’s share price into the stratosphere. Verizon launched […]


CES kicks off!

The consumer electronics show kicks off in Vegas today with a key note from Microsoft and an plethora of gadgets, tablets, smartphones, 3D TV’s and gaming systems. Access CNET CES site for the best coverage […]


Mobile IT growth on the rise

Increasing end-user demand is making enterprise IT go mobile, the 5th biggest tech trend of 2011, says Baseline research. Mobility, remote user access and telecommuting continue to show remarkable levels of employee-driven deployment. Of the […]


tablets in the enterprise

Everyone wants a Tablet these days. These sleek new devices appeal to anyone who has a netbook/notebook/laptop/pc/mobile phone and caters to anyone who wants to integrate the best of personal technology into their work and […]


Christmas vacation

is over… bummer. But we had so much fun hanging out as a family. Here are the boys gaming away at their psp’s, at least they are not fighting at this particular time.


Happy 5th Birthday Wesley!

My little boy Wes turned 5 last week and we have been celebrating all week. He is growing up so big and I’m proud of him.


2010 Best UI Design

UI design is getting alot of focus these days.  With the popularity of mobile smartphones, tablets, internet TV, and other gadgets, people are demanding better interfaces.  There is some good work going on around the […]


design from the sky

This half-meter-resolution satellite image features the Burj Khalifa building, located along the Sheikh Zayed Road in the heart of downtown Dubai. The skyscraper stands 2,717 feet (828 meters) high and is the tallest human-made structure […]


Digital Art

Victoria & Albert Museum in London is vaulting into the digital age, with “Decode: Digital Design Sensations,” an exhibition of cutting-edge digital art and design. The show was curated by OneDotZero, a production-house specializing in […]


911 museum

Eight years after the September 11 attacks, the final piece of design at Ground Zero has been unveiled: The underground museum linking the two reflecting pools that will mark the footprints of the Twin Towers. […]


Cool Mind Art

There is a whole genre of art elements that are desinged to play tricks on the brain and visual perception. Here is a sample of some of the best and well known art examples. How […]