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Watch Out; A Timely History of the Smartwatch
October 31st, 2014

The year was 1946. The man was Dick Tracy. The gadget was The 2-Way Wrist Radio. That is where it all began. Since its inception into the market in 1982 with the Pulsar NL C01, the smartwatch has become an … Read More

email
October 31st, 2014

Rock your email box! Google shows us how. An article about email in 2014? Really? You’re probably thinking email has been around since the dawn of mankind. Well, at least the early 90s. Most people know how to send an … Read More

apple pay 580
September 29th, 2014

There’s a lot of chatter about Apple Pay – the newest mobile payment and digital wallet service offered by Apple that lets users make payments with their Apple devices. With Apply Pay, customers will be able to check out at, … Read More

PDA
September 29th, 2014

For modern phone users, the idea of intentionally limiting device capability is unthinkable:  smartphones now account for 70% of all mobile devices, and subscribers use an average of almost 27 different apps per month. But as Media Genesis continues our … Read More

rust belt
September 29th, 2014

At the turn of the millennium, IT was moving somewhere unexpected–the wig district in downtown Detroit. Sure, this may have just been Peter Karmanos and Compuware rather than the whole industry, but the move portended major changes for Detroit in … Read More

music
September 2nd, 2014

In 2001, major record labels were on their heels trying to imitate Napster and a wave of file-sharing software ensued. Napster, and its followers Kazaa, Limewire, BitTorrent, and Spotify usually skirted an unpleasant truth in their PR messaging: people use … Read More

virtual sanity
September 2nd, 2014

In its early days, any hyperbolic metaphor fit the Internet; it was the Wild West, a final frontier, a tool to provide enduring business miracles for old problems. In reality, many Internet pioneers were undone by promising to shoot the … Read More

profitability
September 2nd, 2014

While the end of the dotcom boom was sobering for many American businesses, the promise of tech improvement couldn’t be denied. In 2001, the Internet was undeveloped compared to today’s standards…ISPs were slower, Wi-Fi functionally nonexistent, mobile devices rough and … Read More

social media 72dpi
July 29th, 2014

How does a marketer get his product or service to stand out from the crowd in an exciting or compelling new way? Can social media be used as a corporate makeover, altering the way people perceive it?   If so, what … Read More

sports 72dpi
July 29th, 2014

In the aftermath of Germany’s 1-0 victory over Argentina in the 2014 World Cup Final, 88 million impassioned people took to their phones, tablets, and laptops, making a total of 280 million posts, comments, and Likes on Facebook. According to … Read More

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