Monthly Archive: September 2009

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A Great Old Hangout

Evidently there are a lot of seniors who would like to rewind back to a time when they could hang out at a malt shop or coffee house with their buddies and feel like they owned the joint. Mather Lifeway® is banking on it.

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Tripping the White Fantastic: Part One

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made the decision late in 2008 to allow unlicensed broadcasting devices access to “white spaces” in the television spectrum, many saw the move as a potentially giant step forward for US wireless networking.

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Lights Out

If you’ve looked for a new cell phone lately, you probably walked away from the experience with your eyes crossed. Except for the high end, the differences between phones are miniscule, yet the choices seem limitless. But this one is different. It sees in the dark.

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Culture of Upgrade

One thing we can’t deny about our culture is that we are technological nomads. Once we discover something, we use it until we’ve tapped out our interest and then promptly move on to something else. However, it’s not always a quick transition. Blu-Ray is taking a while. I believe this is because people don’t feel there is enough of a difference to justify the cost versus DVD.

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Tweet Reward

While Twitter is still trying to find a way to make money, Dell recently reported that it made $3 million using Twitter. That isn’t a huge fortune these days, but that’s not the point. The news is how Dell connected the reality of product selling with the virtual world of social networking.