Category: Cool Tech

Google Chromebooks

Samsung Chromebook   Acer Chromebook   Google announced today the availability of their new Google “Chromebook” laptop like computers that will be at Best Buy and Amazon.com starting June 15th. These are laptop like devices that connect to, and use, the “cloud” for everything you do. They are […]

Memolane: An Introduction

Jonathan Yankovitch posted an email on the Coworking group with a link to Memolane. I clicked on the link and……saw something REALLY cool! If you have been reading my blogs, you pretty much know that I consider Twitter and Facebook as too temporary.  You post something, and somewhere […]

Cisco Flips the Flip

I ran across this article in the NY Times this morning and found it interesting. Why is it interesting? I’ll tell you why:  In 2007, the Flip camcorder was the latest cutting edge technology.  It sold like hot cakes, and the big players came out with their own […]

QR Codes

Ever see one of those square barcode like looking thingys? I had one hanging on my door from Google Places, but, I did not know what it was or what to do with it. It looked cool, so I stuck it up there. So what the hell is […]

Future of Video Conferencing from Corning

Got this Youtube link in an email this morning….although it is a Corning glass “infomercial” it shows us (at least partly) how video conferencing might evolve in the near future…using glass. VERY COOL. We already have videoconferencing on mobile smartphones, and on large walls in conference rooms, so […]

iPad 2 and Video Conferencing

Steve Jobs (YES!) announced today that the iPad 2 will be released March 11th. I went to the spec page, grabbed the screen shots,  and tried to learn a bit more about the cameras (yes there are now two) and video conferencing capabilities. The iPad 2 will come in […]

Facebook Video Chat

I tried video chat (video conference) via Facebook about a year ago…it sucked. Now…the good folks at PCMag.com tell me that the co-founder of RealNetworks, Rob Glaser, has developed a new Facebook video chat (video call) application called “SocialEyes“. Very clever name. But it remains to be seen […]