The Pinch & Zoom Generation

The Pinch & Zoom Generation

Remember the days of Mattel Electronics hand-held baseball and Parker Brothers Merlin games that had simple analog buttons to interact with and a bunch of LED blips across a screen? Well, maybe you don’t but I learned how to manipulate those little dots and dashes across the screen with some...
Yes, there’s an App for that, but is it right for the brand?

Yes, there’s an App for that, but is it right for the brand?

I’ve been diving deeper into mobile design and mobile brand strategy for clients and recently published my first iPhone app. I learned a lot about the mobile industry along the way—the technologies involved, new design standards, and now, mobile marketing. One thing has become very evident—and perhaps it doesn’t take...
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Scruffy Hulu May Get the Apple Treatment

Scruffy Hulu May Get the Apple Treatment

I was recently quoted in an article from Mac News World, check it out… Online streaming-TV service Hulu is popular, but it’s not the kind of class act you get with Apple. That could change, though, if rumored talks of an acquisition come to fruition. Apple would bring a level of professionalism and consumer-friendly service...
Zynked

Zynked

Zynked: collect and sync your digital ink! A while back my friend David and I created a unique new aggregation app for the iPhone. It uses Google Reader to pull your content into a user friendly / stylish interface. Zynked was one of the first iPhone / iPad applications that offered a purely visual way...
Putting it all out on the tablet

Putting it all out on the tablet

I was recently quoted in B to B talking about mobile, iPads and advertising. Metrics, behavioral tracking among the challenges posed by devices Mary E. Morrison June 13, 2011 – 6:01 am EDT Tablet devices such as the iPad offer advertisers the ability to engage their target audience with a whole new level of interactivity;...
Surface to Air

Surface to Air

I recently had a chance to demo a few products from After-Mouse, who develops tactile software. Microsoft surface is nothing new of course, it was announced on May 29, 2007 at D5 conference. Targeted customers are in the hospitality businesses, such as restaurants, hotels, retail, public entertainment venues and the military for tactical overviews. I...
Quote from Mr. Jobs

Quote from Mr. Jobs

“Older people sit down and ask, ‘What is it?’ but a child asks, ‘What can I do with it?” – Steve Jobs I found this interesting as many of us as adults seem to loose our curiosity as time goes on. Its also reminds us that when it come to technology, children are fearless and...
AIGA Bright Lights

AIGA Bright Lights

I recently attended the AIGA Bright Lights Awards ceremony last week. The AIGA honored 2010 AIGA Medalists Steve Frykholm, John Maeda and Jennifer Morla—as well as Method and Tiffany & Co., recipients of the 2010 AIGA Corporate Leadership Award. John Maeda giving his acceptance speech The evening started with a fashion show. Me and John...

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