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[2 Nov 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Can’t Sleep? It’s the iPad’s fault. Study says so.

A recent study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lighting Research Center, studied the impact of backlit devices such as the iPhone and iPad at on our production of Melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland that helps induce drowsiness and lower body temperature, both important to help us to fall sleep. The research shows that two ours of tablet use before bed can suppress melatonin production up to 22%. In English, that means tablet use is making it harder for us to fall asleep…

Movies, News »

[31 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Colorado Theater Massacre – Who to Blame?

The Colorado Theater Massacre is such a tragic story. I am incredibly saddened by what happened and much prayers go out to the families and loved ones involved.

The alleged shooter is 24 year old James Holmes, who faces 142 criminal counts for shooting at a packed midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises. For whatever reason, motive still uncertain, he proceeded to open fire into the crowds leaving 12 dead and 58 injured.

In most circumstances as people try to make sense of this kind of senseless killing, our first instinct is to want to blame something or someone…

Art & Design, News »

[21 May 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Top 10 Creative iPhone 5 Design Mockups

Apple has always been a leader in design and usability. As each new product nears it’s launch period, numerous design mockups and speculations start to appear around the web. The iPhone 5 is nearing it’s speculated launch date. See below some of the excellent mockups “guessing” what Apple might do. I’ve ranked 10 different designs in my own personal top 10 based on 3 factors:

creativity | realistic | awesomeness

News, Social Media »

[11 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Social Media Success Summit 2012: Awesome Conference

I know that many of the readers here on Clean Cut Media have strong interest in Social Media. Whether you are marketing professionals, business owners, or perhaps just curious on how Social Media is being used to reach various audiences, I would recommend you check out this Social Media Summit 2012.

Internet, News »

[5 Apr 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
Best April Fools Day Jokes Roundup 2012

It has become commonplace for internet firms to get in the April Fools media fun. Last year we saw a few hilarious April Fools Jokes from Starbucks introducing the 128oz Plenta & 2oz Micra Sizes to Animal Translate by Google.

So what happened in 2012? Here are a few of the funnier ones from 2012. Enjoy.

Advertising, News »

[29 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales Hits New Records

Online Shopping for Black Friday once again broke all previous records with sales of $816 million, up 26% compared to 2010.

Thanksgiving Day (November 24th) which traditionally is a low sales day, saw a 18% increase in sales to $479 million.

Cyber Monday is estimated to have produced $1.25 billion dollars in sales (according to ComScore), up 22% from Cyber Monday 2010 which also was a record at the time.

It’s final. Forget the poor economy, people will buy what they want and more of it.

Clean Cut Media, News »

[25 Nov 2011 | 14 Comments | ]
Benefits of CommentLuv Premium: SEO & Community

Benefits of CommentLuv Premium: SEO & Community
First of all, I thank every one of you for visiting Clean Cut Media and double thanks to those who contribute to the discussion through commments! You are what makes this blog go and keeps me motivated to continue.
We are now testing out a new commenting system called CommentLuv Premium. It’s called CommentLuv because it shows “love” to those who leave comments by allowing them to leave a link back to one of their own blog entries. In theory (and through the testimony of …

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[27 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Hi, I am Siri, the Humble Killing Personal Assistant

Siri the Humble Personal Assistant is Born
Apple recently released the iPhone 4S packed with a new Dual-core A5 chip, an excellent all new 8MP camera, an assistant named Siri, IOS5, iCloud, and… wait a what?!

Siri is your “humble personal assistant” as it or she… will tell you.

See some hilarious responses from Siri to various questions like the “What is the meaning of life…”

Internet, News »

[8 Oct 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
3 Ways Steve Jobs & Apple Ushered the Mobile Marketing Age [Infographic]

Those who are now reading articles about how Steve Jobs was a visionary may not realize how much he really revolutionized every industry he touched. It isn’t just the iPod product or the iPhone product that he helped bring to conception. He created brand new industries and millions of jobs. Numerous companies out there can credit their existence to much of what Steve Jobs contributed to the technology sector…

Events, News »

[13 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
9 11 / September 11 Quotes & Statistics [Infographic]

“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting september the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children,”
– President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001

See September 11 quotes & statistic infographic here.

News, Social Media »

[30 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Facebook Success Summit Conference 2011

I personally attended the Facebook Success Summit last year and found it to be pretty helpful. For 90% of the people out there who do not have an extensive background in Facebook, they would find this conference super helpful as it really does cover a lot of different aspects of Facebook marketing and Facebook uses. For the other 10% who have a decent working knowledge of Facebook, you will still find it useful….

Movies, News »

[30 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Teen Choice Awards Chooses R-Rated Movies?

What are your thoughts on the fact that three R Rated, raunchy comedies earned multiple nominations at the TEEN choice awards?

The three R rated movie in question are “The Hangover Part II”, “Bridesmaids” and “Bad Teacher”. The Hangover Part II earned a six nominations, while Bridesmaid and Bad teacher were nominated for best comedy. Remember this is the TEEN choice awards for 13-19 year-olds voting for what they consider the best movies, shows, and music of the year.