Marketing WOW! Do.com Has the BEST Commercials… and App!

There have long been office sharing apps, usually tying user’s calendars together, or allowing editing of documents by multiple users from remote locations, but there’s something new that really creates a virtual office for multiple users via mobile phones. Do is a cloud-based application that shares tasks and information across your company, tying all necessary […]

Flipboard for the Web…Finally

Flipboard for the Web

After downloading the Flipboard app for iPad, the web became lackluster. Flipboard presents a revolutionary user interface: the ability to “flip” through content transformed into an online magazine–a big, colorful, content-rich magazine tailored specifically to users interests. It’s the best of crowd-sourced content curation with stunning visual representation.  News, social media, arts, photography, sports, can […]

iTech Review: Great New Weird Apps!

Can you live without your mobile phone? Chances are, as with most humans, your phone is attached to your hand and being separated from it for more than two hours (the length of the average movie), causes anxiety attacks. So, naturally, the need for more and more phone apps grows every day. There were over […]

Geek Ethicist: YUCK! Maybe Not

Geek Ethicist

“Dear Ethicist– A couple of months ago I was sitting in a waiting room, flipping through magazines when I found an article that said smartphones (and tablets!) have more germs on them than your average toilet: Here! Here!  Here! and Here! Of course, the very next day my co-worker wanted to show me some pictures […]

The Next Big Money Makers

With the rise of gTLDs (generic Top Level Domains), I thought I would begin an intermittent series of crystal ball readings on what the new .com revolutions of the 2-year to 15-year future may look like.  As I wrote a few weeks back, .family  is already in the pipeline for 2013.  (I hope to purchase […]

Geek Ethicist: Moral Shortcuts and Property Rights

“Dear Geek Ethicist, Do apps that promote ethical behavior diminish our ability to make just decisions? Signed- Librarian At Large” Dear LAL, Yes.  They do. But no more than any other form of moral shortcut. Rigid, thoughtless adherence to a trendy set of norms of any particular fad is not ethical decision making at all […]

Geek Ethicist: Harm and Fortune

“Dear Ethicist: I was asked a couple of years ago if I could help a company who had some profitable apps for a prominent social network. They needed to bill people for sending presents and wanted to expand the market to teens. I wanted to help but ended up urging the company not to do […]

Face Mining for BangApps

Face mining is here.   Surreptitiously take a photo of her face with your Iphone and discover if she is orgasmic or faithful.  Scan his face and find out how fertile he is, or if he has fetal alcohol syndrome .  That’s biometrics, and we have been doing it for about half a million years, […]