New Skype video to promote making Skype Video calls on the iPhone. Now what T-Mobile?

Last night Skype finally announced the capability to make video calls using the iPhone. The new version of Skype for the iPhone supports video calls on the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPod touch 4th generation with i0S 4.0 or above. It was rumored that Skype was going to announce Skype video calls for the iPhone at CES after a leaked document but I guess Skype wanted to give everyone a New Years gift being that New Years Day is one of Skype's most active days of the year.

To help promote the new version of Skype for the iPhone, Skype launched a new promotional video/commercial. I'm not sure [...]

seven days, seven needles and no tweets

To say the last seven days have been rough is an understatement but here it goes. If you have no clue to what I’m talking about then carry on with your digital life and have a great 2011. For the rest of you here’s my story.

Last Tuesday evening I was sitting at the dinner table around 8:30 P.M. and got an idea for a sarcastic blog post called “21 ways how to become a social media ninja rock star in 2011″ … Don’t ask. Maybe it wasn’t meant for me to publish that post last week as I was about 80% finished when I started to have a major headache and nausea feeling. I got up [...]

Social Media-Integrated POS chatterbox luncheon with BJ Emerson of Tasti D-Lite at Designbox

If you're downtown Raleigh tomorrow join us for chatterbox Wednesdays at Designbox 12:00 P.M. With guest speaker BJ Emerson of Tasti D-lite. BJ is the Social Technology Officer for Tasti D-lite. Earlier this year Tasti D-lite received a lot of media attention by launching the first Social Media-Integrated Point of Sale (POS) Loyalty Application that implements Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare with are loyalty cards. Recently Tasti D-lite was mentioned on Mashable by installing iPads and using QR Codes in their stores.

BJ brings a strong blend of technical and creative abilities as VP of [...]

How Google plans to dominate location in 2011 with 9 different products


Leading up to 2010 everyone said it would be the year of location-based services. The blogs were all saying location, location, location as the next big thing and apps such as Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, Whrrl and TriOut were all trying to capitalized on the opportunity. While most location-based services are mobile applications for the iPhone and Android with the steady momentum in the location space what does it mean for the search, especially Google. For most part of the year Google Latitude, Google's most popular location-based application was only available via a web application for the [...]