Archive for the 'Technology' Category

The Pay Per Call Connection

Friday, November 25th, 2005

Keeping up with their intense schedule of various product launches almost every week, Google has just released an extension of the popular AdWords program. The new service offers a Pay Per Call model, whereby advertisers can connect directly with prospects by offering a small phone icon on their text ads. Once the prospect clicks on […]

Motorola & Skype

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Interesting new offering from Motorola and Skype - the new Motorola Wireless Internet Calling Kit, a bluetooth enabled calling kit for PC and internet phone calls. Includes 30 minutes of SkypeOut time for Skype heads:

With up to approximately eight hours of talk time and a lightweight, ergonomic fit, the Motorola H500 lets Skype users wirelessly […]

Trick App:

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

This is pretty slick, a new app dubbed “” A trick new app that offers instant message alerts for any RSS or Atom enabled content you are interested in. Certainly an interesting way to be alerted to fresh content on a favorite feed.

Use to be notified instantly when:

* news on […]

Fat File Storage

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

The growth and hype around podcasting just doesn’t seem to be slowing down at all. The demand and growth of consumer generated media is growing at astounding rates. Just like the rapid fire growth of blogs, the recent shift to audio and video content is driving hosting and media storage models to change as well. […]

The Soul of Google

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

David Vise wrote a very interesting article in last Sunday’s Washington Post titled “What Lurks In its Soul?”. Its a fairly comprehensive overview of the culture, innovation and amazing drive that the company is built on.

“The soul of the Google machine is a passion for disruptive innovation.”

Check it out.

per Bruce Eisner

The Category Killer

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

Google has just announced that it will make its popular web analytics software Google Analytics (formerly Urchin), FREE for use. All I can say is wow, talk about a category killer. When you look at the web analytics market, the leaders of the likes of Web Trends and Web Side Story have got to be […]

How Wired Are You?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

Have you become callous to technology and the use of the internet? Can’t imagine life or running a business without it? Then read this and think for a sec:

“It may sometimes seem like everyone is on the Internet, but one in five Americans say they’ve never been online and a third say they don’t even […]

Text Messaging Addiction?

Sunday, October 16th, 2005

I am convinced that if you can do something, then there is an addiction for it. The BBC reports on a Scottish teenager who is being treated for text messaging and email addiction. Thats nuts, but it appears this kid definitely had issues:

“In the space of a year, ‘Steven’ spent £4,500 on text messaging.”

“He was […]

Treo Update: Like Clockwork

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

My Treo has returned! My LCD screen was replaced and the team at Palm was also gracious enough to replace the entire plastic casing of my Treo, so all of those little knicks and scratches are no longer :-) The device was supposed to be returned to me by Friday and actually there was an […]

Trick App: Tagyu

Wednesday, October 12th, 2005

I am digging the fact that many people are now using tags when writing their blog posts. About a month ago, I started using a WordPress plugin that allows me to tag my posts in Technorati. By simply clicking on my own tags, I have come across many new blogs that I enjoy reading and […]