Tag Archive: Money

Sep 04 2013

Travelon Front Pocket Wallet Review

It wasn’t too long ago that a pick-pocket actually had to take your wallet to accomplish something. Now with RFID chips and scanners they can steal your passport or credit card info and you won’t ever be the wiser. Until the monthly statement comes anyway. Luckily, the crew at Travelon know a bit about travel. …

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Sep 03 2013

Microsoft Buys Nokia

The last time Microsoft bought a phone company, it didn’t go so well. The took the preciously hip Danger and turned it into something that nobody wanted. Quite a coup, wouldn’t you say?

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Oct 27 2012

Internet Rule # 1

The first rule of the internet is that if it is free, it is probably worth what you paid for it. Luckily, every rule has an exception, and in this case the rule gets completely broken. I know this really smart guy. Tim Miles. He wrote a really good book on marketing, because he knows …

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Sep 07 2012

Yotel Schiphol Review

I have to preface this article with an apology for the bad quality of the photos. After an overnight flight they looked in focus to me! ACK! I had a weekend business trip to Europe which meant an overnight flight and then straight to a trade show, which doesn’t leave me feeling very productive. I …

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Jul 19 2012

The Lexicon of Tech

I was listening to a story on the radio talking about the recent hiring of Marissa Mayer as CEO of Yahoo. One person interviewed about her commented on her personal “gravitas” The commentator even used the syntactically unclear sentence, “The reasons why the male geek is ascendant are complex.” The interesting thing to me was …

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Jul 14 2012

Amazon to Invoke Time Machine Clause

Well, OK, that might be stretching it a bit, but according to Geeky Gadgets they are working on extending their distribution outlets to be able to offer same day delivery. Amazon has already made agreements with several states to begin collecting tax in those states and as the Verge has pointed out more traditional retailers …

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Jun 28 2012

Mission Small Business Grant

Two of my favorite companies are separated by the entire US continent and they are both up for a $250K grant that could RADICALLY change how they do business and bring cool new products to you. If you like to see American companies succeed this is an excellent opportunity to contribute and all you have …

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May 31 2012

Rickshaw City Tote Deal

It is that time of month again! The day that the owner of Rickshaw, Mark Dwight, is out of the office for charity…or another business pursuit…or just because he needs a day off. You know what that means! ONE DAY DEAL! Rickshaw is doing a 50% off deal on their new City Tote for today …

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Mar 02 2012

iPad2 or 1? Time to Bail!

If you are lusting over the soon to be debuted piece of Apple goodliness it is likely time to get your old until up on your techno-recycling site of choice. Ebay…Craigslist…or go all old school and have a garage sale! BUT BY ALL MEANS GET RID OF IT NOW! LOOK AT THAT GRAPH! AREN’T YOU …

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Feb 17 2012

Apple March Mania

College hoops has March Madness and apparently Apple is trying to compete with their own attempt to froth the buying public into a complete dither. From 9to5Mac the celebration of the 25 billionth download is upcoming and some lucky punter is going to win a $10,000 iTunes card. You can enter without downloading anything here. …

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