My Search For An iPhone Alternative
APRIL 25, 2013
About 6 years ago when I was still at Microsoft, I made the jump from whatever Microsoft friendly phone I was using at the time to the iPhone. I was insanely jealous of my Apple fanboy co-worker and his. Let’s be honest, the iPhone was a game changer, and me being the gadget freak, I needed to have one. Especially after playing around with it. Screen size.
Four Useful Dropbox iPhone Apps
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
The article makes a terrific point in that people feel more secure saving their most cherished data with a company like Dropbox that isn’t as pervasive as behemoths Google, Microsoft or Apple. JotNot Scanner Pro: scan multipage documents to PDF makes your iPhone the incarnation of the camera that spies have wielded throughout the James Bond eras until present day. Dropbox is BIG.
Android is Finally "Enough", but I Still Miss My iPhone
Stay N' Alive
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Google proved me only partly wrong in this though, with their latest release of Jellybean and the Galaxy Nexus, yet I still find myself missing my iPhone. Yet I still find myself missing my iPhone. Google will always have the masses, very similar to the approach Microsoft took in the Desktop market (until Microsoft figures out the mobile market and competes with Google).
Facebook's Secret Inbox
APRIL 25, 2016
read about a book a week, and I mostly do this on my iPhone using the Amazon Kindle app. App of the week: Microsoft Translator. iphone. iphone app. microsoft. microsoft translator. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: . Listen here.
Is the iPhone 4 Apple’s Vista?
JULY 19, 2010
Apple’s iPhone 4 just can’t catch a break. Even though the iPhone 4 had record pre-orders and orders that ended in record sales and excellent initial reviews, recent media coverage has focused on the phone’s “death grip : a reception problem triggered by touching its antenna as pictured on the left. – The Future of the iPhone. Tweet This!
38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews
APRIL 9, 2012
Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Cool iPhone Apps. free iPhone app for discovering what events are happening in your area, who you know that’s going to each, browse ideas from nightclubs to museums to movies (along with ratings), connect with others who are attending the same events and share thoughts and photos. PingTags.
Say Goodbye To Clicking And Swiping
AUGUST 16, 2016
Say goodbye to clicking, swiping and those greasy fingers you use on your iPhone. group of PhD students from the MIT Media Lab and researchers from Microsoft Research have come up with a new kind of wearable: a temporary tattoo, that can turn into a touchpad, remotely control your smartphone, or share data. iphone. microsoft. microsoft research. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. amazon. amazon alexa.
The New Electricity
JULY 3, 2012
It's hard to imagine that the iPhone is only five years old and that three years ago, there was no iPad. In the past few weeks, we've seen both Microsoft and Google come forward with their own tablets in an attempt to dethrone the iPad. So, how did Google and Microsoft fare with their announcements? Unfortunately, Google and Microsoft sounded eerily similar to DEVCON 2010 when RIM (makers of BlackBerry ) announced the launch of their tablet device, PlayBook. Microsoft's Surface is said to be coming soon as is Google's tablet, Nexus 7. iphone. microsoft.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #68
OCTOBER 7, 2011
Well vertical didn't (Mark I) work out all that well for the cable companies, but Apple figured out that owning the device ( iPod , then iPhone , then iPad ) and the store ( iTunes ), meant that you could take a slice out of every transaction. iphone. microsoft. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?
Can You Pay To Get Your App To The Top? (Yes. Yes, You Can).
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
You simply pop it into your iPhone or Android headphone jack, point it at your child''s head, and the infrared temperature sensor is capable of reading the temperature accurately. App manipulation farms are places where low-waged workers (like China) sit in front of - what looks like - a wall of iPhones, downloading, installing, rating and then deleting apps for money. App of the week: The new Microsoft Outlook app. iphone. microsoft. microsoft outlook. microsoft outlook app. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel.
Selling Developers Was Easy. Windows 8's Big Challenge Will be Selling Press
Stay N' Alive
OCTOBER 30, 2012
noticed some very interesting things this time though, at my very first Microsoft conference. The Press just aren't converted yet, and despite Microsoft's new focus on marketing as Steve Ballmer committed to today, they have some work to do. My neighbors all had iPhones. I saw iPads. And if they don't love Mac, they love their iPhone. Myself included. They love Mac.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #37
MARCH 5, 2011
They went from being an also-company that made artsy alternatives to Microsoft machines, to. well making great and increasingly popular computers, but also completely changing two totally different businesses: music distribution ( iTunes / iPod ) and mobile phones ( iPhone ). Next came the iPad , which for my money was radical in that it brought the innovation of the iPhone to a much less tech savvy crowd, and, I think, has altered our expectation of interaction with computing machines. iphone. microsoft. " (Alistair for Hugh). Creepy stuff! Fast Company.
How I Write
JULY 21, 2011
Microsoft Word for newspaper and magazine articles. on my iPhone and iPad ). iphone. microsoft word. blog bookproposal bookpublishing brandedcontent businessbook creativework dothework emailnewsletter evernote facebook fastcompany flipboard google googlebookmarks googleplus googlereader ipad iphone linkedin macbookair macbookpro magazinecolumn marketing microsoftword moleskine monocle nateguggia newspaperarticle notebook noteshelf publicrelations scrivener stevenpressfield technology theeconomist twitter windowslivewriter wired write writingArticle? etc.).
Owning The iphone: 1 Year Later
DECEMBER 14, 2008
Could AT&T kill the iPhone Brand?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
AUGUST 25, 2010
As a result, the sales of the Google Android OS-based smartphones have surpassed the sales of the Microsoft Windows Mobile-based handsets around the world. But as 4 time owner of the Apple iPhone I still don’t see a reason to switch. As a brand manager I would feel constrained by the AT&T brand and be lobbing internally at Apple to set the iPhone free before it’s too late.
A great opportunity for Nokia that no one has mentioned…
The Way of the Web
JULY 21, 2011
million Nokias, compared to 20 million iPhones). For a full and complete analysis of how far Nokia have floated up the creek without any propulsion, Tomi Ahonen is as comprehensive as ever in his figures, predictions, and critical analysis of Microsoft and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. billion. Kinect is a record-breaking success. Just pretend the sidetalking taco phone never happened.
How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Is Facebook the New Microsoft? This series of mirrored moves is right out of the Microsoft playbook of the 80s and 90s. No coincidence perhaps that Microsoft owns 10% of Facebook. The rise of the iPhone and iPad while Microsoft essentially ignored mobile computing, is just one example. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Images in the tweet stream. Profile pages. Video.
Digital, Social, Brands in 60 Seconds [Infographic]
APRIL 26, 2012
If you search inside of Facebook it automatically populates with web results powered by Microsoft’s Bing. I recently attended a digital marketing conference where they showed this very interesting infographic as a slide in their presentation. found it so interesting that I’d thought I’d write a post and share it. It just seemed easier. People want to share.
Microsoft Offering Free Windows 7 Phones for Black Friday
Stay N' Alive
NOVEMBER 25, 2010
I’ve had my criticism of Microsoft in the past, but the new Microsoft keeps pulling me back. Just a few minutes ago on the Windows Facebook Page Facebook announced : “Here is a Black Friday sneak peek for our social media fans: Visit your local Microsoft Store this weekend, starting November 26, to pick up Windows Phone 7 for free! Free phone?
The Minimalist Approach to Brand Storytelling
JULY 6, 2015
Let people tell their stories : Microsoft does a great job of letting people tell their own stories as they relate to the brand. Photo credits: The mad iPhone skillz of Laura Petrolino and the gorgeous scenery of Munjoy Hill in Portland, Maine. By Laura Petrolino. Brand storytelling. Don’t get me wrong, a ton of brands tell fantastic stories about themselves. worry about them.
The Pros and Cons of the Top Web Browsers
The Social Media Incubator
JULY 15, 2013
Pros: Fast browsing performance, frequently used, contains an iOS (iPhone, iPad) browser, built-in Flash and PDF support–for displaying sites and videos that use Adobe Flash, and a dynamic default home page with frequently visited sites–what you see when you open the browser. What web browser do you use? Do you frequently have problems viewing websites or updating your own site?
Apple Should Not Buy Twitter
MARCH 26, 2012
Apple’s biggest competitors over the next decade are not HP or Dell or even Microsoft — they are more likely to be Google and Facebook. I don’t agree. Let them keep changing our lives by bringing us iPods and iPhones and iPads and iTVs and whatever iOtherThings we haven’t even imagined yet. I was just reading a GigaOm article titled, “ Should Apple Buy Twitter?
The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc
JUNE 6, 2011
The PR spread like wildfire, and it established a motif that would run through Apple’s marketing through to their present day battles with Microsoft. The phenomenal success of the iPod laid the foundations for future products including the Apple iPhone, MacBook and Apple iPad. In June 2010 the iPhone 4 broke records with over 600 000 registered preorders. The early years.
$5 A Month To Watch Ads Before You Unlock Your Mobile Device. Interested?
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
SwiftKey is a very cool keyboard replacement for Android and iPhone. Microsoft liked it so much, that they acquired the company (and the 150 employees) this past week for $250 million. iphone. microsoft. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: . acura.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #129
DECEMBER 8, 2012
The Wheel of Karma, Microsoft Division - The Atlantic. Whenever I pick up my iPhone , I can't help but think to myself that everything I saw on Star Trek and Star Wars growing up is becoming a reality. iphone. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "'Nigella Lawson is hot. So hot. Karma's a b h."
5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps
APRIL 8, 2011
It’s ironic that some of the best stuff that is coming out of Microsoft these days is their iOS products. My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps. There aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Below is the list that I use regularly that cover using Twitter, Facebook, blogging, news consumption and social/web stats. Hootsuite (free) – Still my personal favorite Twitter client, and if you are using this on your phone or computer, it makes sense to stay consistent. Apple Social Media
The Innovative Educator: 5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Microsoft Shares School Leader Development Tool. Microsoft Prepares Students for 21st Century Caree. Microsoft Prepares 21st Century Leaders. Microsoft Supports Innovative Teachers, Students, Scaling Education Innovations. Could UMA be the iPhones "one more thing"? skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Innovative Educator. Sharing ideas about educating innovatively.
Top 10 Image Trends for Powerful Visuals that Stand Out
DECEMBER 18, 2016
Coco Lui is a designer at Uber who also happens to take great images with his iPhone around the streets of San Francisco: A photo posted by Cocu Liu (@cocu_liu) on Apr 15, 2016 at 5:43pm PDT. Check out this post for 15 Awesome iPhone-only Instagram accounts to follow! #2 Crowd-sourced Photojournalism. Drone Image by Shutterstock. Image by Shutterstock. Take more images. Be prepared.
Apple: A Case Study in Why Brands Should Control Their Stories
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
Microsoft with its major earnings (always top 5 in the world) but flat share price for years is a classic case. Then, the Apple iPhone 4S underwhelmed. In fact, it blamed the iPhone 4S rumors on this. It is very rare that social media is used to propel or hurt brands in significant business-altering ways. But these are few and far between; exceptions as opposed to the rule.
4 Must-Download Windows Phone Apps
DECEMBER 3, 2012
In the days of yore, before the advent of the iPhone or even iTunes, iCared less about having to morph the English language to accommodate an un-capitalized letter beginning a proper noun. And it’s all Microsoft’s fault for dropping the ball on world software domination. Now here they come, hat in hand, begging us to adopt Windows Phone 8. Metro Tube. Folks love a comeback story.
Essential tools for influencer marketing
JULY 14, 2016
There’s apps for Android, iPhone , iPad , and there’s even a BaseCamp app for Kindle Android tablets. I just love it — and I stick with it. Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel — Sometimes you just need to do some Excel jujitsu ! A master roundup of social marketing tools to use on behalf of brands. OK, now on to tools. BaseCamp 2. always come back to BaseCamp. My clients know it.
Is Your Website Prepared For Mobile Traffic?
Small Business Mavericks
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
It was interesting to read statistics this week related to the income of Microsoft and Apple over the past 12 months. What really stood out was the sale of iPhones – they alone accounted for over half of Apple’s income, with the total surpassing Microsoft’s income from all sources for that same period. And that was just Apple iPhones, you can probably triple those numbers for all mobile devices sold during the same period. One of the biggest changes in Internet use over the last two years has been the traffic coming from mobile users. It should be.
Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business
JANUARY 26, 2011
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Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
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Make Better Broth: Quality Over Quantity
DECEMBER 1, 2011
Look at two of the biggest and most successful companies around today – Apple and Microsoft. The iPhone, the iPod, Windows Vista, Xbox – although there may be different versions of the same product for different markets, essentially it still equates to one product line. Today’s guest post is written by Danny Brown. There’s an old saying that too many cooks spoil the broth.
How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results
OCTOBER 31, 2010
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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both
AUGUST 20, 2011
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5 Tips for Great Content Curation
APRIL 29, 2012
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Be the Leader In Your Industry: Blaze the Trail
AUGUST 29, 2011
When the iPhone came out, there were copycat touch-screen phones on the market within months. Microsoft opened 11 retail stores this year. Steve Jobs resigned last week. This is likely not news to you. But what is interesting is it likely will cripple the consumer electronics industry. Page from the Apple Book. Apple blazed the trail. Apple blazed the trail. Apple blazed the trail.
What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager
JANUARY 26, 2011
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