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Picked Up My iPad 2 Today at the Apple Popup Store

Today I took a break from SXSWI and went over to Apple’s Popup store in Austin on Congress Avenue to pickup my new iPad 2. My wait was only 10 minutes and Apple employees were coming out and giving free Smart Waters and making sure the model of the iPad that you wanted was in […]

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A Simple Way to Avoid Bad Customer Support

Rule #1: Don’t give your clients a 600MB download to a program that isn’t compatible with the software they pay you to use each month for the past four years! Rule #2: If your going to put the link on your clients page even though you know it won’t work for them, please put a […]

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Yahoo Turns Off Their Own Search Results And Turns On Bing’s Results

As of today all Yahoo organic search results are being delivered by Bing in US and Canada. This morning when I was checking my Twitter feed I came across a tweet by Barry Schwartz about Yahoo Finally & Officially Gave Up On Search.  After reading his article at Search Engine Roundtable I quickly opened up […]

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Why are Smartphones so important to your businesses?

After running our internal mobile market share reports for DWI.com and DUI.com, we have found month-after-month that Apple has dominated our smartphone/mobile devices.  Each month the iPhone has been #1, the iPod/iTouch has been #2 and Android has been #3.  The interesting new player for us has been the iPad.  Since being released in April, […]

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Verizon iPhone to be available January 2011

The rumors are back in play that Verizon will be selling the iPhone in January 2011.  I hope Apple and Verizon have worked out the details to make this happen, because Apple is going to have to open up to the CDMA market in order to keep their smartphone sales moving strong.  With Google’s Android […]

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Looking for WordPress Developers and PHP Coders

Austin, Texas company looking for WordPress help in the following areas: Gravity Forms: Need several custom hooks created. Thesis Theme: Need customization done and several custom page templates built around the Thesis Framework. PHP: Need some PHP coding for new plugins and modifications to some existing plugins. Please complete the contact form below if your […]

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My Review of Google's Nexus One Smartphone vs. G1

First of all let me give you a little background about me and my Smartphones.  I currently use a BlackBerry Curve on the Verizon network.  I have been using a BlackBerry since 1996.  Prior to getting my CrackBerry I used the Palm Treo.  My office tried using the BlackBerry Storm last year when we switched […]

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I just ordered my Nexus One phone today (unlocked)

I bought the G1 in October of 2008, but I must say that I was a little disappointed at first. Once I was able to download 1.6 to the G1 the phone ran much better. My only complaints still with the G1 was the battery life and lack of support for Microsoft Exchange e-mail. If […]

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Texas High School Football – You have to love it!

Late last night I was checking MyFoxAustin for possible school closings for today. The only school district to post a comment was Lake Travis ISD. The posting pointed out that there will be early release tomorrow for all grades due to the possible bad weather, BUT the Lake Travis High School football playoff game was […]

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‘Cyber Monday’ Sales are Strong for 2009

The e-commerce sector and on-line shopping have reported a surge in traffic and sales for Cyber Monday compared to 2008. Web analytics company Coremetrics, Inc. reported at 6:30 PM EST on Cyber Monday that web shopper had spent 11% more in the same time period for Cyber Monday 2008. Coremetrics tracks on-line shopper behavior of […]

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