Articles tagged with: News
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 …
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…
Art & Design, News »
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 »
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.
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.
Art & Design, Internet »
Apple has had a great impact on the design of mobile phones and tablets through the iPhone & the iPad.
Sometimes pictures speak louder than words. It was not that long ago that you could walk into a “cellphone” store and find some hundred varieties of phones that all looked completely different. Flip phones, slide out phones, long keyboards, no keyboards and so on. Apple has already disrupted the computer industry, the music industry, mobile industry and perhaps soon the TV industry, but in doing so, they have also become a leader in design. See for yourself.
Internet, Social Media »
Most Shared Media Stories on Facebook
Facebook released the top 40 Most Share Stories on Facebook of 2011. It’s list dominated by Yahoo and CNN stories ranging from stories about light-hearted articles of babies and dogs to more serious topics such as the Japanese Quake and Steve Jobs…
Since we are a media site, we wanted to list below a few notable and well written articles related to MEDIA as well as Parenting. We’ve provided an excerpt so you can get a feel for the article before clicking through… Check it out!
Advertising, News »
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.
The Hunger Games the Movie is Coming – Watch the Trailer
This past week, the first theatrical trailer for The Hunger Games was released to the delight of many fans of the book. The Hunger Games the Movie is set to release on March 23, 2012 featuring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen. It is expected to be a huge blockbuster considering the Hunger Games Trilogy is one of the best selling books in the modern era.
Clean Cut Media, News »
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 …
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…”
Video Games »
Should Video Games Stores be allowed to Sell M Rated Games to Kids?
US Supreme Court ruled that, YES, game merchants should be allowed to sell M rated games to kids. The US Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association formerly Schwarzenegger v. EMA) deciding that the 2005 California law that prohibited sale of violent games to minors as unconstitutional. The SCOTUS ruled in a 7-2 vote…