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[3 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Cyber Monday Sets a New Sales Record. Mobile Soars.

Was it ever in doubt?

This year’s Cyber Monday set a new one-day online shopping record.

Cyber Monday Online Sales increased by over 20% year over year. Sales were boosted by a strong 55% growth in mobile sales according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Mobile sales accounted for 17% of all total online sales. 11.7% of sales were from tablets. Amazing.

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[15 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Sobering Cyberbulling Statistics [Infographic]

1 in 6 teens are cyberbullied.

Teens who are cyberbullied are 3,5x more likely to attempt suicide than those who aren’t bulled.

Cyberbullying is defined as the “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell
phones, and other electronic devices.” Currently 80% of teens are on cell phones and on social media sites giving them the almost unhindered ability to communicate with one another for good or bad….

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[23 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Apple iPad Air Pencil TV Ad Videos

I love this this iPad Air Pencil Ad video. It’s beautiful, it artsy, it brings out emotions, it shares how the product could be useful and it’s memorable.

I’ve always thought that a good TV commercial should be able to connect the viewer with the product in several ways.

1) Connect thru a specific emotion that the company wants to tie to the product
2) Connect thru showing the relevance of the product to the viewer by painting a picture of how they may use the product…

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News, Social Media »

[16 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Facebook Now Allows Teens to Post Publicly

Facebook is now allowing teenagers of age 13 to 17 to post publicly and get followers on their profiles. Previously, teens were not allowed to post publicly. They were only able to share content with friends, friends of friends and custom groups. Now teenagers are allowed to post anything they’d like for the whole world to see.

Good Idea or Bad Idea?
Like or Dislike?

Find out more!

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News »

[11 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]
Christopher Columbus Sold Slaves & Fed Natives to Dogs

Christopher Columbus Day – Celebrating a Hero or Horrible, Horrible Man!
So Columbus Day has arrived. A nice national holiday to celebrate great Christopher Columbus who found the new world and proved that the earth was round. That is what he did right? Or did he?
We celebrate Christopher Columbus Day just as we do with the likes with the likes of Martin Luther King & Abraham Lincoln. An amazing group to be associated with. There must be good reasons right?
There is no way we celebrate a man who heartlessly murdered the …

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Featured, Internet »

[9 Oct 2013 | 7 Comments | ]
Internet Protection & Accountability: Covenant Eyes Review

Covenant Eyes is an excellent internet accountability & filtering solution. It’s great both for monitoring your children as well as accountability for adults. It’s simple. You can pick accountability partners you trust whether that be a parent, a friend or a mentor. If you visit a questionable site, it’ll let your friend know. Trust me, it is a really strong and helpful preventive measure that can save you or someone you love from a lot of heartache and shame whether it be with spending too much time on the internet, visiting inappropriate sites or pornography that leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth.

read more about it here!

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Movies »

[1 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer [Video]

The trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is out! The movie continues the story of Bilbo and the Dwarves as they seek out the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their glory past against the Dragon Smaug. There is also another familiar face – Legolas!

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Internet, News »

[27 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Google Celebrates it’s 15th Birthday with Pinata

15 years ago, two Stanford Grads, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, founded a little company called Google. Google Incorporated was established on September 7th, Google.com domain was registered on September 15th but the official birthday was formalized to September 27th. Don’t ask me why. With the goal of showing the best results through simplicity and speed, Google entered a fragmented market search engine lanscape. Now it owns more than 70% of the search market…

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[16 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]
Top 10 Countries with Fastest Internet. United States is #11.

What are the Fastest Countries in the World?

A recent survey by Akamai of the world’s 243 countries found the United States’s Internet speeds were 11th fastest. With U.S. consumers now having access to streaming high-definition video and movies, those speeds are nothing to slouch at. Still, consumers, Internet providers and the countries themselves are always in pursuit of faster Internet speeds that expedite the sharing of information.

If you are curious, US came in at No. 11 with 36.6 Mbps, double the global average… who is #1?

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Art & Design »

[13 Sep 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
Life Before and After Mobile Phones – Illustration

I remember a time when there were no mobile phones (I am dating myself aren’t I?).
I remember I knew my friends numbers by heart. I remember having to meet up with them to play.

Times have changed. Soon after mobile phones became mainstream, so much of how we interact with others have changed. For better or worse?

Enjoy this hilarious series of Before and After Cellphone illustrations…

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[11 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Amazing One World Trade Center Time-Lapse Video

In honor of 9/11, the fateful day the world trade centers were attacked. Watch this time-lapse video clip highlighting the rise of the One World Trade Center which was built on top of the World Trade Center grounds. These shots were taken from October 2004 to September 2013. The One World Trade Center stands at 1,776 feet making it the tallest building in the western hemisphere.

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