Revenge of the Designer – Why the Success of Your Tech Now Depends on Great Design

March 27th, 2010 by Daniel DiRico

Design and technology have always had an interesting relationship. If you look at design trends and the impact of design on the products that we use every day, there is an interesting cycle that seems to repeat itself.
Throughout history, there are bursts of incredible achievements in aesthetics, design and usability that seem to rise out of [...]

Why Podcasting is About to Become Broadcasting

December 11th, 2009 by Daniel DiRico

Well everyone likes to speculate about the next big move by Apple. And lately the word on the street is not about the rumored “tablet” that everyone has been talking about for over a year now. No, this speculation is not about a device, but instead about digital media distribution.
You could be forgiven just five [...]

The new Sprint MiFi reviewed and tested for today and tomorrow

August 10th, 2009 by Daniel DiRico

Well we can think of no better place to fire up a new technology gadget for the first time than on the lush green spaces of Boston Common on a perfect August afternoon. So that’s what we did.
The gadget is of course the Sprint MiFi 2200 — your own portable 3G wireless network bubble that [...]

Why hardware devices are the future of digital media distribution

August 4th, 2009 by Daniel DiRico

Have you noticed lately the explosive success of the iPhone App Store and the unexpected popularity of the Amazon Kindle book reader?  Of course you have.  These products and services have obviously become huge wins for Apple and Amazon, but there seems to be something larger happening here.  And that something may have just signaled [...]