With more apps helping us manage our lives – whether it’s mobile banking, mobile shopping, or ordering a cab for the night – identity fraud remains arguably the biggest problem that too many businesses aren’t thinking enough about. If large corporations like Target, Sony, and Home Depot aren’t able to protect themselves or their customers’ data, then we all have much more to learn.Are we taking too much on faith?...more

Are We Getting Closer To All-in-One Wearable Tech?

People tend to fall into one of two categories when it comes to wearable tech: those who scramble to purchase and try them out, and those that just don’t get it. But maybe the slow adopters don't want to contribute to the tech waste left behind with every generation of improvements. An all-in-one wearable would certainly solve that problem – but are we even close?  ...more

My Favorite iPhone Tip


Creating an Animated Video

If you need to create a killer presentation, you can always use programs like PowerPoint, or you can try one of the easy-to-use animation programs online. Let me introduce you to one of them.  ...more

Thoughts for Entrepreneurs

NoteStream™, like so many entrepreneurial ventures, was created to fill a void. The idea took root while I tediously searched on my smartphone for information about French wine. I wanted articles that were credible, weren’t summaries, but were formatted for reading on a smartphone. After realizing that mobile had yet to deliver on this surprisingly simple request, NoteStream was born. I’ve since learned a great deal about French wine—but that’s not all I’ve learned....more

Our Newest Find: A Must-Have App for Travel

Like all good travel sites, we've been compiling lists of our favorite tips, tricks, and products to make your next trip easier on you and your budget....more

In Conversation with Aileen Gemma Smith, CEO of Vizalytics Technology Inc

 In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels. Aileen Gemma Smith – Content Rescuer, Connector, Listener and Builder...more

5 reasons you should watch CSI:Cyber (the Best Worst Show on TV)

Yes, I know this show is terrible. It’s probably the worst thing I’ve ever seen on TV. But, God help me, I also love it. It gives me the same self-indulgent feeling as getting stuck into a bag of BBQ chips, if chips had the power to make me laugh hysterically at their poor construction. So really, this show is infinitely better than a bag of chips...which might just be the highest praise I’ve ever bestowed upon anything. So without further ado, here are the top 5 reasons that you, too, should indulge in CSI:Cyber. ...more

Five Things Every Black Woman in Tech Needs in a Support System

It’s already an uphill battle being “the one” or one of the very few, especially when you’re in the tech field. You spend almost every day trying to prove your abilities and education aren’t just a stroke of luck or the result of some Affirmative Action hire. Any input or response you provide is usually sifted over like a search for pearls in the sand, even if it’s the most obvious solution possible. If you happen to disagree with someone and hold your position, then you become the “Angry Black Woman.”...more
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Number One “Most Pinteresting Destination In The World” Does Not Actually Exist