It’s not all work and no play for me (iQwaldo) when on the road, and I was recently treated to a Detroit Tigers game with a couple of longtime friends and iQmetrix customers.
The big news in tech today was Amazon's announcement of the Kindle Fire, a 7-inch tablet with an impressive $199 price tag.
Verizon Agents in the Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky (MIINKY) region converged on Indianapolis recently at the fabulous Crowne Plaza Union Station to celebrate their successes and award some of the people behind this success.
The ShopKeep iPad app is a point-of-sale iPad app that, according to its website, allows retailers to "ring up customers, print paper receipts, pop the cash drawer, take credit cards, manage inventory, update pricing and have real time access to sales numbers through the web."
The Atlantic has put together a really cool interactive map of the U.S. that allows you to click on variables to see their geographic dominance.
Matt Jurek of TeckGoblin.com reports that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is supporting AT&T's controversial acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
Google blogged today about its Google Wallet launch, a new NFC-enabled mobile payment app that will let you "tap, pay and save using your phone."
Google Wallet opened for business today, with a boost from new partner Visa (MasterCard was already a partner). And as David Sarno of the L.A. Times reports, Google said it is also working to get American Express and Discover on board for future verions of its pay-by-NFC smartphone software.
Trendwatching.com has compiled a list of the latest developments in retail around the world, "from Oxford Street to Nanjing Road."
Two days ago (Sept. 11), GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs wrote a column for Gigaom.com, predicting a future where your mobile device would be able to make voice calls SIM-free, independently of a carrier's cellular plan.
Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC is reportedly considering the purchase of a new mobile operating system, reports Stan Schroeder of Mashable.