June 26, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Google I/O : Quick Hits : Keynote

Google I/O kicked off in San Francisco yesterday, here’s a quick summary of what happened, for those of your who missed it… Android One Google announced a new mobile hardware platform for emerging markets (although one could argue that there is no such thing anymore) and beyond, Android One will enable phone manufacturers to create cost-efficient […]

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June 18, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Amazon’s Fire Phone: See It. Buy It. Ship It!

Amazon is super late to the smartphone game – and what can they do to make it innovative? Screen size isn’t that big, its 4.7 Looks a LOT like an iPhone. I smell lawsuit wafting in from Cupertino, just west of here. Gorilla Glass 3 on both front and back. What no back screen? There’s […]

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June 17, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Facebook’s Slingshot : First Impressions : Fun But What?

Just playing around with Facebook’s new snapchat-killer Slingshot. fun but what? People can send you pictures or video, which can either be like that (kind of like Vine) or you can doctor them up with text and a drawing tool. Just like Snapchat the images and video are ephemeral, but in a different way – […]

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June 16, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

3 Reasons You Need A Silicon Valley Incubator

Hangry for innovation, much? Just read that even McDonalds has an incubator for digital products now – I mean who DOESN’T have a secret (or not so secret lab) around these there parts. And the reasons are usually the same: The talent is here. We love it here and we don’t want to leave! But […]

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June 13, 2014 | by Chris Kalaboukis

3 Things That The Apple iWatch Must Be

Apparently, Apple is planning to launch the mother of all wearables later this year, something that the rumor mill has dubbed the iWatch (of course it could also be the iBangle or the iWrist or something like that). If you can believe most of the reports, told breathlessly by Apple fanboys and fangirls alike, it […]

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