Questionnaire: BlogHer Session: Making Media On the Go

Anyone involved in social media understands the importance of mobile technology as a tool. At BlogHer  next week, we will be presenting a panel called  "Mobile Multimedia: Making Media on the Go".  To prepare, we wanted to hear from the BlogHer community on what mobile technology they are using for multi-media content creation. So we created some questions that we hope you can take a minute and respond via comments to this post....more
Take our mobilemedia quiz:We'll reveal answers at #BlogHer11 session MakingMediaOnGo ...more

Apple Opens Mac App Store for Mac OS v10.6 and Later

(image courtesy Apple.com)iPhone and iPad users have gotten used to the great ease with which we can find and download apps for our mobile devices. Apple has brought that same excitement over to the Apple OS for Mac. What is the Mac App Store?...more

Does the RockMelt Integrated Facebook Browser Jeopardize Your Online Security?

For the past few days I have been trying out the new RockMelt Browser. Released one week ago, it is drawing attention for being an integrated social media browser. Right now, RockMelt is in beta and is currently available by invite only. But the neat thing is that if you sign up for an invite, Facebook friends that are already using the browser get a notification that you are in need of an invite and can send you one. ...more

I have no interest in being that connected to Facebook.

Contributing Editor Karen ...more

Is the Microsoft Kinect Having Trouble With Black Faces?

About a year ago, we heard reports about the webcam on an HP Touchsmart PC failing to track a black man's face using the state of the art tracking software built into the camera. However, when his white coworker stepped into the picture, the tracking resumed as it should. HP explained the problems as follows: "The technology we use is built on standard algorithms that measure the difference in intensity of contrast between the eyes and the upper cheek and nose," Welch explains. "We believe that the camera might have difficulty 'seeing' contrast in conditions where there is insufficient foreground lighting." ...more

According to today's Seattle Times, this assertion is not ...more

Get the Real Scoop on Technology with Cool Mom Tech

I am a geek, and proud of it. I love to talk technology. So if I come across a great tech related site, I am all over it. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Liz Gumbinner who is half of the dynamic duo behind Cool Mom Picks and Cool Mom Tech. She answered a few questions about launching the Cool Mom Tech site. ...more

We're happy that if you had to give your afternoon to someone, it was us.

Making millions ...more