Macintosh And PC Tech Blog Posts For August, 2014

Aug 29

Going back to school this year can be a much better experience with a few of these accessories. From grade school to college, be prepared for many years.

Updated: Music is key, so I have added several choices of portable Bluetooth enabled speakers for your listening pleasure.

Boogie Board Sync 9.7

Boogie Board Sync 9.7

The Boogie Board Sync 9.7 is a Bluetooth and E-ink enabled digital notepad compatible with iOS, Android, Mac and Windows. Create a new note in seconds, save it and upload it to your device of choice or the cloud. Evernote’s integration makes it a great choice even for those in professional settings. It can store up to 5,000 pages of notes. Where the Boogie Board Sync shines is in the virtual whiteboard scenario. Connect it to a Mac and a projector. Then draw on the Sync’s writing surface with its included stylus for a real-time view. Continue reading Be A Cool Kid Back At School With These Top Tech Accessories Of 2014

Aug 22

Flyer Travel Carry On Bag ZUCA
Flyer Travel Carry-On Bag From ZÜCA

Finding a TSA approved carry-on bag that exceeds the wants of travelers is tough. The struggle is real and ZUCA has accepted the challenge. Their Flyer Travel puts your travel game into the stratosphere.

Why? Because its exoskeleton frame is made of tough aircraft aluminum and offers lots of storage space, multiple zippered compartments inside and out, a cool design and stackable drawers.

Flyer Travel Unboxing

When was the last time you bought a super-durable carry-on that included drawers and was strong enough to sit on? At $345 direct from their website, the premium ballistic nylon bag is removable, hand washable, built tough with a 41” telescoping aluminum handle, has a 300lb rated metal seat, has rust-resistant chrome plated screws with shake-proof nylon aircraft lock nuts that keeps everything together. The recessed roller blade type wheels make it easier to fit in an overhead bin on regular sized jets. Continue reading Flyer Travel Wheeled Versatile Carry-On From ZÜCA Luggage Review

Aug 13

Ford Motor Company World Headquarters Dearborn MI
Ford Motor Company World HQ in Dearborn, MI

As the economy returns, car manufacturers like the Ford Motor Company need to reach out to potential customers in their target markets more now than ever. One way Ford does is by hosting several traditional media events throughout the year and the Ford Trends Conference, typically held at the start of summer in Dearborn, Michigan at their world headquarters. I was invited and recently went to their HQ to attend several of their sessions with titles like Female Frontier, Sustainability Blues and Decoding Design. Ford brings in some of the top minds in fashion, art, technology and conservation to relay to the invited bloggers what to look for in the coming five to ten years.

Michael A Guido Theater Ford Community and Performing Arts Center
Michael A Guido Theater Ford Community and Performing Arts Center

In addition to hosting the Ford Trends Conference every year, they participate in possibly the most important car show, the North American International Auto Show held in Detroit. I’ve been lucky to have been invited to several events by Ford over the years to see what it means for cars and trucks to be made right here in the USA. Continue reading Go Further With Ford Showcasing Key Trends In 2014

Aug 01

First Verizon Destination Store Mall of America Bloomington Minnesota
First Verizon Destination Store at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota
A widespread change in retail is happening now at the 1st Verizon Destination Store, in the Mall of America. As a Verizon Wireless Buzz Ambassador, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to try out some of the top gadgets featured in the store. It was the first time I was able to be hands-on with even more accessories that the company offers.

Verizon Destination Store In The Mall Of America Tour

A majority of sales for Verizon still take place in its brick-and-mortar stores, so it’s critical for them to innovate. The conversion of their remaining 1,700 retail locations will be setup as smaller “smart stores” taking design queues from the larger destination stores. Continue reading Latest Tech Buzz At Verizon Destination Store In The Mall of America