3 reasons why I’m bullish on extensions, plus a better scheduling app.

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Scheduling time to meet with someone is one of those things that’s just hard enough to be annoying, but probably not complex enough to need a whole new tool to simplify it. It’s one of those problems that makes for a perfect example of how-to, or how-not-to, create a great product. Often in the product…
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Product Review: Duolingo a free language learning app

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Based out of Pittsburg Pennsylvania this app was created by the founder of reCaptcha and has taken a truly new approach to learning foreign languages.  For one,  as compared to other tools like Rosetta Stone that costs its customers hundreds of dollars per language, Duolingo is free to use! Beyond just being free, the app has…
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​I invested 50/50 in Betterment and Wealthfront and this is what happened

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I’ve been hearing a lot of debate between financial “experts” and casual investors around the pros and cons of ETFs and managed VS. unmanaged accounts.  As I mentioned in this posts about “when experts disagree do your own thing” I figured the only way to get a non-bias answer is to spread my investments in…
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Sean Shadmand Presents for NewCo’s Yahoo Content Series

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Last year we really enjoyed opening our office up to OpenCo and revealing how we think and work as well as how we see technology transforming the world we live in. We ended with a look at “2023” and what all that may mean over the next decade. This year, after we were asked to…
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iOS 8 Features: Download the Beta and Get a Sneak Peek

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If you can’t wait till this fall to download the final iOS 8 version to your phone checkout this pages easy to follow information on installing the beta (now at version 5) release. http://www.redmondpie.com/ios-8-beta-download-release-date-features-rumors-and-news-update/ If you are a bit weary but still curious on what’s coming here are a few sneak peak looks on features being…
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Product Review: The Google Chromecast

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I love my Google Chromecast. It’s light weight, cheap, simple to use and is very transportable. I’ve tried many bulky pieces of equipment to enhance my home theater experience such as a Roku, Google TV, and Apple TV. For all the extra features those products could provide, and the extra costs they had to have them, Google Chromecast is the only…
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Erec Makes A Fire: A Children’s Book About Entrepreneurism

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Erec Makes a Fire was successfully funded on Kickstarter! Thanks for all your support. What is the book about? Erec Makes a Fire is a story of how a group of kids stumble upon a cave covered in ancient writings depicting the story of how a unique young cave boy (Erec) accidentally created his first great invention,…
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Google Hangouts Finally Work!

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I have been trying Google Hangouts sporadically for the last … 6 months or so. Using it once a month to handle a group chat or video chat instead of my regular Skype, phone, or webex usage. It improved tremedously each month, but since in the first few months it wouldnt evenload correctlt thta wasnt…
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