Infiniti JX Preview: A crossover into luxury

What do you get when you cross a road trip fanboy with a stretch of Carolina roadway and the 2013 Infiniti JX? A new respect for Infiniti’s newest comfortable, cargo-friendly crossover vehicle. I’m all about road tripping. So, when Infiniti offered to preview the 2013 Infiniti JX on a road trip thru Charleston-area lowcountry, I Read more about Infiniti JX Preview: A crossover into luxury[…]

How to Thwart Mobile Text Spammers

When I get more text messages on my mobile phone from mobile spammers than my teenage daughter, something is wrong. If you have the same problem, take these steps to eliminate text-based SPAM. I’ve been receiving a barrage of unsolicited text messages lately from companies offering secret shopper opportunities, details on secret crushes, and ways Read more about How to Thwart Mobile Text Spammers[…]

Businesses to Facebook: Where are you taking Facebook Places?

Facebook Places remains promising. It allows Facebook users to ‘check in’ to local destinations on Facebook and it allows businesses to reward Facebook visitors with discounts, coupons and freebies. However, it’s been more than six months since Facebook announced Places and many of the promises offered by Facebook regarding Places remain unfulfilled. Facebook said it Read more about Businesses to Facebook: Where are you taking Facebook Places?[…]

When two worlds collide: Mobile manners drive effective leadership and parenting

Checking emails, sending text messages and making telephone calls throughout the day make us more efficient at work and home — but without boundaries these activities make us less effective leaders and parents. As iPhones and Blackberries become the norm, it’s become increasingly tempting — and accepted — for individuals to check email, send text, Read more about When two worlds collide: Mobile manners drive effective leadership and parenting[…]

A cold arrival for AT&T’s turn-by-turn GPS application for iPhone

A few months ago, AT&T  released the first turn-by-turn GPS application for the iPhone.  Since it’s arrival, the GPS application has received a cold reception.  The application has received more than 900 reviews in the Apple Store — but most rank the application poorly. AT&T Navigator provides voice-guided and onscreen directions, automatic rerouting, real-time traffic Read more about A cold arrival for AT&T’s turn-by-turn GPS application for iPhone[…]

Goin’ Mobile: What marketers need to know about short codes and bar codes

When it comes to sending coupons, calls, or content to mobile phones, marketers need to understand the abilities and advantages of mobile short codes and bar codes. Short Codes. Short codes (short numbers) are special SMS texting numbers that marketers can leverage for voting, ordering, and content delivery. To initiate these requests, consumers typically text Read more about Goin’ Mobile: What marketers need to know about short codes and bar codes[…]

Hacintosh 101: Technically speaking, a Dell Inspiron Mini can be a Mac Netbook.

I’m a Mac lover, but when I needed an inexpensive netbook computer for web surfing, IM, email and coffee shop meandering, the Dell Mini notebook was an easy choice: It’s lightweight, inexpensive and easy to upgrade. With a bit of effort,  it also runs Mac OSX effortlessly. That is why I spent this weekend installing Read more about Hacintosh 101: Technically speaking, a Dell Inspiron Mini can be a Mac Netbook.[…]