It’s just a Best Buy commercial, but it’s so cool to see Dennis Crowley for three full minutes talking about Foursquare, particularly the bit, around two and a half minutes in, about avoiding the haters. Respect, Dennis.
Like a lot of Americans, my wife and I love movies. I’d say we’re above average film consumers, due in no small part to my love of theatre and film from an early age, as well as her years as a performance artist documenting much of her work on video and/or film.
So a [...]
In what will surely be one of the most awesomest April Fools entries this year, let’s hear it for Google’s Google Maps 8-Bit for NES (mobile version available on Game Boy!). Make sure you check these out:
We had a nice recent little writeup called “Satisfy Your Inner Warlord” on World Siege: Orc Defender in Connected World magazine. Orc Defender has been doing well and is currently free-to-play on iPhone (also available in HD form on iPad). Players who love the game really love [...]
Cool post from Scott Adams, very thoughtful and thought-ivates me. Scott paints a rosy picture of how much more efficient and fun an evening out might be if you could broadcast your location in a world with lots of receptive products and services. Near the end of the post he says:
Visual.ly launched publicly just a few days ago, and it’s completely awesome. Rob Young over at Search Engine Watch has a nice writeup. There are a few infographics on location, including the one below from Mashable (perhaps a year old? I don’t remember seeing it before). The summary at [...]
Rovio announced last week that they’re partnering with Barnes & Noble to geo-contextualize Angry Birds. Customers can now download a free “Mighty Eagle” add-on on their NOOKs at any store. I don’t often get to B&N (Amazon will usually do), and I’m not a NOOK fan, but maybe it’s awesome.
Then again [...]
Pyramid recently came up with a $10B, 2015 prediction for the overall location-based services market. According to their numbers, that’s almost 4x higher than their $2.8B total in 2010 (even more interesting is how mobile operators have lost around 30% of the total revenue in the last two years, while the market grew 5x). [...]