This week, the NSA tracks your cellphones and knows where you are, Americans boost Black Friday & Cyber Monday to record highs, and the future of commerce is in drones and robots, and it’s not that far off…
This week, the NSA is up to its dirty tricks again & tech companies beef up their security in response, SOPA may be back in a secret treaty uncovered by WikiLeaks, are Amazon employees working themselves sick? and will cellphone use finally be allowed on planes?
The holiday season is coming up and The Drill Down would like you to be ready for it. So as we do every year around this time, we’ve prepared a list of what we consider the perfect tech gifts to give… and get this holiday. So before you stand around for hours this Black Friday, spend some time with The Drill Down.
As the gaming industry has broadened into the various different sectors, the definition of a ‘gamer’ has lost its defined meaning. In the past, a gamer was an owner of a games console, such as a Sega, Nintendo, PlayStation or Xbox. However, in recent years, technological progression has allowed people to connect to games from a number of different devices.
People can now connect to the various games from the consoles, portable gaming devices (such as PS Vita and Gameboy), online/social games (accessed from web browsers) and smartphones. As you can imagine, there are different demographics of players who like to play on each type of gaming. In this article, we will discuss the definition of the average social gamer, a discovery which you might find slightly surprising… Continue reading →
This week, Twitter stock launches, Snapchat turns down Facebook, a new 3d printer using sound and lasers, Russians bring malware into space, Netflix makes a super deal with Marvel, and as it turns out, This IS The End for DVD rentals…
Properly managing a social media presence is fundamental to any type of business or maintaining a public image in today’s web-engrossed world. While there are hundreds of articles and books written denoting proper social media conduct, it is also beneficial to learn from people who have seemed to master leveraging social media as a tool.
One group of people who have managed to maximize social media is NBA stars. Below is a list of five tips that we can take away from popular players such as Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin in terms of effectively using social media. Continue reading →
This week, the Blendover & Tardisblend podcast’s Greg Davies joins us to discuss tech giants are pissed over NSA snooping and are ready to act, Google launches the Nexus 5, patent war goes nuclear, the end of DVD rentals?, the biggest proposed buildout of citywide fiber yet, and what are those mysterious barges Google has docked off US shores?