Why Blackberry is being read its “last rites” or why you need to trade in your Blackberry

blackberry tombstoneI know a bunch of you cringed when you saw the title of this post — I get it, I really do. You love your Blackberry — the buttons, the messenger, that little trackball… But it doesn’t change the fact that you are carrying around an obsolescent device and will soon feel the pain of being forced to change.

Blackberry: A dinosaur walks among us

So, what happened to Blackberry and its parent company RIM? For those of you who don’t know about RIM (Research in Motion) Continue reading

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5 Free cloud storage options for file transfer or back-up

cloud storage optionsHow many times have you wanted to send a large document or photo to a client, colleague or friend, only to be stopped by your email size limit or theirs? Or how many times have you lost or broken or crashed your computer and lost all of the files? Well, there are several free services that allow you to transfer files or store your information online without running into the same problems. Here are 5 services you can try: Continue reading

6 Reasons not to use Flash

adobe abandons flashSome of you may have read or heard today that Adobe has abandoned Flash and is backing html 5. And many of you might be saying, “so, what the heck does that mean???” Read my brief (and mildly entertaining) history below.

What this means to all of us is that if we are using Flash on our websites, we should stop. There are many reasons not to use flash. Here are a few:

  1. It doesn’t work on iPhones (and we know that audience is growing) Continue reading