Why Mobile?

Several times in my new career I’ve been asked a simple question which elicits a detailed 2-part response from me: Why Mobile? Interview, coffee, catching up with a friend, or random conference conversation. Every once in awhile someone asks me why I have an unhealthy obsession with making mobile products. Since it’s been wwwwaaaaayyyyy too......

My First SXSW

I don’t remember when I first heard of SXSW. I can’t say what sparked my desire to go. But, I know I’ve wanted to go. One of the great things about a 2 year break from life (MBA program) is you get to make things happen. So, after having missed it last year because of......

Google bought Motorola!

I woke up and opened my browser.  Google news greeted me with a new story. “Google Buying Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion” I’m glad I wasn’t drinking coffee.  I would have spit it out and then buy a new laptop to write this.  For a second, I thought someone was playing a very well orchestrated......

I don’t play video games anymore … I play Hulu

I love my Xbox 360. I really love this machine.  I got the Red Ring of Death, and I went out and bought another.  I didn’t hesitate, I didn’t overthink it … I just bought another.  I couldn’t imagine being without it for more than a night.  What would I do for entertainment?  How would......

Quick Thoughts: Summer in The Bay Area

I am happy to say I have spent the last 9 weeks experiencing San Francisco and the tech scene here.  I’m learning Product Management at Zynga as an intern and loving every minute of it. But SF as a city … It’s OK. Don’t get me wrong, there is a sense of energy about hi-tech......

Quick Thoughts: Why does Apple hate file systems?

I bought an iPad! For those of you who know how much of a deep down Android fanboy that I am, this might be a bit shocking.  There is a slew of reasons that forced (yes … I had no choice) to buy one, but the biggest is the Android offerings just aren’t there yet. ......

The Stubborn & Arrogant Entrepreneur

Vic E. Nary – CEO of A Corp.: A Corp is going gangbusters!  Customer adoption is right in the best part of the hockey stick.  Even the most critical of tech blogs has hailed A Corp’s product as addressing every single need of their customer.  Vic was an  oddball to his classmates in grad school......

Quick Thought: Why do tablets have two cameras?

In order to ensure that I am posting more often, I am going to start doing these “quick thoughts”.  Not a fully fleshed out post, but something that is just on my mind and needs to get off. ———- Almost all of the tablets out (besides the camera-less iPad) come with two cameras.  They have......

What are you thinking Motorola?

Tablets are great! Everyone loves the iPad, right? (Not me) I want a tablet, and I don’t want an iPad.  The reason I generally don’t buy iOS products is long and complicated, so I won’t bore you. So when I heard about these high-end Android tablets to be launched, I got excited.  First there was......

Does Google care about Android?

The goal of business: Make Money Let me take a step back … How does Google make money off of the success and popularity of the Android Mobile Operating System? – They sell ads in various google apps that are available (they don’t really do it … but it could happen) – They collect data......