6th anniversary of the podcast is upon us! I started this show back in 2007 – named “The Show”. Fourth pair of Google Glass is going back to Google. This time, the camera died. I talk about it on TWIGG. My EmpireAvenue account is at 112 but more interesting is the numbers watching and listening […]
Chris Pirillo stops by the TPN CES Live stream at a down time to talk about the AMD booth. He was invited by AMD to talk about their new lines and also promote the Communities in Social networking. (AMD.com) Interview by Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine and Scott Ertz of F5 JEFF: Hey, look who’s here. Have a seat, […]
Engaging people for good health can be a tough job. Careverge is helping with this. Careverge can help as a one-stop health and well-being site. Instead of buying something, they bring together fitness, health and support in one place. Social networking is the way people can engage. Health care should be no different. They have a recommendation engine […]
www.thegeeksmack.com – Happy New Year! As we start 2012, I get ready to do what I normally do. Head to Las Vegas, baby! Geek Smack! will be taking a 2-3 week hiatus as I put together the CES goodies. However, the Day in Tech History and the new show – iPad365 – will still be in […]
www.thegeeksmack.com – Last show of 2011, there are a lot of things we’re gonna talk about. Find out how I completely deleted Geekazine over the weekend. DOH! The status of my truck is not that great. iPad365 is ramping up with 3 episodes this week. Also, we are two weeks away from CES! Remember, we still […]
www.thegeeksmack.com – This last week after the trip to Detroit, had a very interesting week. Got sick, truck died. But I got through it. Jeffrey also talks about the holiday schedule and the trip to Las Vegas and CES in 3 weeks. Support CES 2012 Staff $25, $50, $100, Your Choice Geek Smack Sponsor board! Get a Roku – Prices start […]
This week on Geek Smack! XBox is updating their software for voice and gesture, plus getting ready to be your alternative to Over the Top Television.
This week on Geek Smack! Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales went really well. But with everyone occupying, where does this leave us?
This week on Geek Smack! Spotify is announcing a “New Direction”. What could it be? Also Windows 8 might be downloadable and Pizza sleeping bags.
This week on Geek Smack! With the Kindle Fire and nook Color coming out, will the iPad cut it’s prices? Goldman Sachs believes so.
This week on Geek Smack! Daniel Loeb, a shareholder of Yahoo! calls Jerry Yang out
This week on Geek Smack! Microsoft might just make $444 million off of Android devices. Also, Steve Jobs book is out, Netflix drops shares, Rubik cube juggling and Pixar lamp costume
Jeffrey Powers looks at Google Plus and asks if you should turn it into your personal blog, or continue with a brand you might have spent years building.
In the first half of the Social Media House – Madison, Jacob Harlow from Century House talks about how his business uses social media. He talks about making the experience personal and not being a “bot” on your Twitter or Facebook. Don’t worry about getting lots of followers, just the ones that give or bring […]
Arie Offner and Roi Ginat join Jeff and Esby at the TPN Live CES coverage. They are showing off Flixwagon, a mobile video broadcast and social networking platform. This is a product aimed toward business and corporate users. Verizon will be soon launching the Flixwagon Android application for selected Verizon Android phones. They just worked […]
Some companies embrace open social networking. Some decide to ban it. Others really have no choice – they must keep it off the network for legal reasons. But what if you can have a privatized social network in your company that actually helps you? Step in Brainpark Brainpark is a social network and an internal helpdesk. It’s […]
On Wed, September 29th, 2010, the Madison Social Media Club held their first Foursquare pub crawl. Included were 4 venues that were big Foursquare stops in the Madison area. Logans, State Street Brats, Ian’s Pizza and Barriques. We started by an Intro with Wendy Soucie, followed by a little education of Foursquare and how to […]
New opportunities in the internet world. The Boston Globe tells of consultants who are making a career enhancing and, in some cases, cleaning up, clients’ digital images–images as in PR, not as in pictures: Michael Fertik knows all about how online searches can damage reputations. The 2005 Harvard Law School graduate founded ReputationDefender four years […]
Tons of HP Tech Forum Video content being pushed – The sound of Buzzsaws in the background as they dig up the street. New lights for the studio. The delayed podcast starts now… 2nd Summer of Podcasts contest continues. Social Media Day is June 30th A Part of the Mashable Meetup. BLOGWORLD New Media Expo […]
I remember trekking across the country in caravan in 1994. I was in the 1978 Ford Fairmont. The poor thing had a hard time in West Virginia, but we made it to our destination. The caravan was 6 cars, with 20 people going cross-country. I wish we would have had Twitter and other Social Networking […]
The BBC reports that Google is updating Google Buzz’s privacy settings in reaction to complaints that it revealed too much too soon. The story at the link contains a long discussion of the buzz over Buzz privacy (is that “buzz squared”?). If you Buzz, you might want to buzz over to Buzz and check your […]
A little Spring cold this week, but next week Ford SYNC. Will be doing TPN Weekly this week – Social Networking for your Podcast. Planning a new Panel Show – More details soon… Winner of this weeks’ Diskeeper 2010: mrningronq Sponsor: Backup Now, Backup Often, Backup Off-site with Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Use code […]
I am using the foursquare application on my iPhone. Been doing that for a couple weeks now. I am the mayor of a few locations and know where my friends are. But then again, I know where my friends are. In this world of connection, we need to look at this data overflow and who […]
This really should come as no surprise: the Guardian reports that FBI agents have been going undercover on Facebook and other social networking sites looking for criminals. And they’ve been finding them. This doesn’t refer to persons promoting bogus FB apps designed to steal identities. They are finding criminals who maintain profiles, sometimes public profiles, […]