Technology: what teachers want

Here in the United States, school is getting ready to spin up again. PBSLearningMedia, the media service for teachers, has published a study and infographic below that shows the types of tech that teachers are wanting as the new school year begins. In essence, teachers know that technology is a necessary and fun way to…

Euro 2012 smashes tweets-per-second record

When I was at CMSWire, I wrote a weekly column called Social Media Minute and tracking this Tweets Per Second story line was a favorite of mine. Tweets-per-second (TPS) is a measure Twitter tracks of how many tweets are sent every second. Every few months there’s a new event that breaks the TPS record. Typically…

Do you ever call on your smartphone?

Mobile phone customers that have made the switch over to smartphones quickly realize the smartphone’s utility. With core functionality and applications, the device can replace many other gadgets in our life..including your alarm clock, your point and shoot camera and maybe even your watch. So, smartphone owners – do you ever actually make any phone…

More than half of adults over 65 are online

Stories about technology for technology’s sake are fun, but what about stories that tell us how *people* are utilizing tech?  Those are the good ones, in my opinion 🙂 According to Mashable, more than half of American seniors are online doing activities such as checking email, surfing the web and utilizing social media sites. The Pew Internet…

Need bass? Sonos announces SUB

Sonos is a tech product that I utilize every single day. As a technology blogger, I get distracted by shiny new objects constantly. It’s not very often that a tech stays in my portfolio for more than a few months. However, Sonos does. Sonos is the only way I consume music in my household. In…