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May 17, 2013 | David Samberg, Contributor
The International CTIA Wireless 2013 Conference begins on May 21, and for three days the wireless industry will convene in Las Vegas to discuss topics including cyber security, connected consumers, and next-generation networks.
May 17, 2013 | Paul Macchia, Contributor
This year, the college basketball tournament broke online streaming records. Weeks later, the 2013 Masters Golf Tournament also drew a big online audience, further solidifying that online streaming is a key part of the future of live sporting events. With televised sporting events going mobile, ...
May 16, 2013 | Esmeralda DŪaz Cameron, Contributor
Itís important to think about what you can do to help avoid any issues. Whether youíre walking, running, or biking, the bottom line is that promoting safety should always be your first priority. And, a smartphone can be just as much of a safety tool as you make your way around the city.
May 16, 2013 | David Samberg, Contributor
The second screen trend continues to grow and enhance the way viewers watch and interact with their favorite TV shows. The second screen is a natural complement for viewers who use social media platforms and apps while watching TV, and now reality competition and award shows are encouraging the ...
May 16, 2013 | Brian Malina, Editor in Chief
To some, the smartphone and tablet might seem like interchangeable devices. Both allow you to watch video, surf the web and check email, but according to comScore, how people use each device remains very different.
May 15, 2013 | Albert Aydin, Contributor
Fans who arenít up to date on their favorite show may want to avoid social media as the show airs. Viewers today are embracing second screen technology to enhance their viewing experience in real-time via smartphones and tablets. Recent research showed that four out of 10 U.S. TV viewers are ...
May 15, 2013 | Gretchen LeJeune-Whitaker, Contributor
More than 35,000 music enthusiasts will flock to the white sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, Ala., this weekend for Hangout Music Fest. The three-day event, now in its fourth year, features a lineup of more than 100 artists, ranging from superstars Stevie Wonder and Kings of Leon to lesser known ...
May 13, 2013 | Brian Malina, Editor in Chief
With texting and social media, smartphone users have numerous options to help them stay connected with friends and family on the go. Now, with the emergence of group messaging apps customers have other direct and personal option to interact.
May 10, 2013 | Paul Macchia, Contributor
Video communication has become a staple of the wireless world, whether itís used to conference with business associates and customers or chat with friends and relatives. This digital dialogue has branched from being launched at fixed stations and now is portable thanks to advanced mobile ...
May 8, 2013 | Heidi Flato, Contributor
It takes a lot to keep a familyís schedule in order and for most, a work-life balance in check. Whether youíre a stay-at-home mom or juggling work and family, mobile devices can help keep you organized, more efficient and ready for whatever life throws at you.
May 7, 2013 | Debi Lewis, Contributor
Robots have slowly, but surely, become more prevalent in everyday life than many people realize. From cleaning to mimicking human limbs, robots are making life better and simpler for everyone from stay-at-home moms to hospital patients.
May 7, 2013 | Ginger Daril, Contributor
Spring has sprung, and with summer approaching, the fever to pack up and head out for a beachside or mountaintop vacation is intensifying. But, when taking an extended vacation isn't in the cards, apps and technology can help plan the ultimate staycation, proving endless opportunities to explore ...
May 6, 2013 | David Samberg, Contributor
A stroll down memory lane has never been easier. With digital archiving, details of the past are now accessible through social media accounts, apps and the cloud. Digital archiving continues to grow with the emergence of cloud computing and data storage.
May 3, 2013 | Sharon Oddy, Contributor
Raising children in a world where multitasking is routine can make scheduling hard on busy parents. Mix in their own medical appointments, let alone refilling their childrenís prescriptions, tracking symptoms and keeping up with vaccines and scheduling can be chaotic. However, new tools and ...
May 3, 2013 | Brian Malina, Editor in Chief
Today, social media has evolved into a source for major news, sometimes providing information before traditional news outlets, and has become engrained into daily life, thanks in large part to smartphones and tablets.
May 2, 2013 | Karen Smith, Contributor
Verizon Wireless asked junior amateur snowboarder and freestyler George McDowall from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, to take the GoPro HERO3 for a test drive while he trained for the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Associationís National Championships in April.
May 1, 2013 | Albert Aydin, Contributor
The latest social media trend is all about sharing photos and videos, according to the Huffington Post. Sharing multimedia content isnít as complicated as it used to be, and with 4G LTE long download times are a thing of the past. The popular trend, especially practiced by teens and kids, has ...
April 29, 2013 | Debi Lewis, Contributor
Innovative companies are turning to new tactics like crowdsourcing for everything from product development to engaging customers in marketing decisions. As crowdsourcing succeeds and grows in popularity, innovators and businesses are taking more provocative and bold steps to drive innovation.