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Amazon Announces New Android Tablet

September 28, 2011

Amazon Announces New Android Tablet By Herry Pierre-Louis September 28, 2011 Earlier today, Amazon announced the release of their highly anticipated iPad alternative, Kindle Fire,.

Booktrack, Synchronized Soundtracks for E-Books

August 24, 2011

Booktrack, Synchronized Soundtracks for E-Books Source: PR Newswire Post Date: August 24, 2011 Over the years, the way people consume media has evolved tremendously and.

A Guide to UX Careers

August 23, 2011

A Guide to UX Careers Source: Onward Search Post Date: August 23, 2011 “Top Markets, Job Titles, Salary Info, Jobs and More” “The user experience.

The MySaver iPhone Cable Protector

August 9, 2011

The MySaver iPhone Cable Protector Source: TechCrunch Post Date: August 9, 2011 Anybody that has an iPhone, Macbook or iPad knows how sensitive Apple’s cables.

Updater, Easy Way to Opt Out of Junk Mail

August 9, 2011

Updater, Easy Way to Opt Out of Junk Mail Source: Spark of Genius Series Post Date: August 9, 2011 Updater is an interesting tool that.

#NYTM and the Applied Sciences initiative

August 9, 2011

#NYTM and the Applied Sciences initiative By Herry Pierre-Louis August 9, 2011 Last week I was given the opportunity to attend the New York Tech.

iOS 5 to Include Facial Recognition Software

July 27, 2011

iOS 5 to Include Facial Recognition Software Source: Mashable Post Date: July 27, 2011 Apple’s upcoming iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 5, is slated.

Pandora Redesigns Site, Drops Flash

July 12, 2011

Pandora Drops Flash for HTML5 in Site Redesign Source: Mashable Post Date: July 12, 2011 Over the past few months, digital radio service, Pandora, has.

HBO's Approach to Social Networking

July 5, 2011

HBO’s Approach to Social Networking By Herry Pierre-Louis July 5, 2011 Premium cable giant, HBO, has implemented some interesting interactive components recently. In April, HBO.

No More Spam?

July 5, 2011

No More Spam? Source: Mashable Post Date: July 7, 2011 Unfortunately spam and malware still pose a huge threat to our computers, but a new.

Is LinkedIn Referring More News than Twitter?

July 1, 2011

Is LinkedIn Referring More News than Twitter? By Herry Pierre-Louis July 1, 2011 One of the main reasons news organizations, tech companies and startups use social.

Google's Answer to Social Media Giant Facebook

June 28, 2011

Google’s Answer to Social Media Giant Facebook Source: Mashable.com Post Date: June 28, 2011 A few weeks ago I watched an interview where former Google.

The Long Awaited UX Awards

June 7, 2011

The Long Awaited UX Awards By Herry Pierre-Louis June 6, 2011 On the first day of Internet Week New York, NYC-CHI and Oxford Tech +.

Bing's New Facebook Features

May 17, 2011

Bing’s New Facebook Features Source: Mashable.com Post Date: May 17, 2011 In their continued quest to one-up Google, Microsoft announced more improvements to the recent.

Another Publisher on iPad

May 9, 2011

Another Publisher on iPad Source: Mashable.com Post Date: May 9, 2011 It’s a new day for major publishers and the iPad subscription model. Conde Nast.

Hearst and Apple in Agreement

May 7, 2011

Hearst and Apple in Agreement Source: NYConvergence.com Post Date: May 6, 2011 It’s no secret that Apple and major publishers have had their differences when.

Google's Android in-app Billing

May 3, 2011

Android Market’s in-app Billing Source: NYTimes.com Post date: May 3, 2011 Recently Google announced that their Android Market will start including in-app billing capabilities. This.

HBO's Online Streaming Service

May 2, 2011

HBO’s Online Streaming Service Source: NYConvergence Post Date: May 2, 2011 Rumors have been circulating regarding HBO’s video streaming service. As of today, HBO subscribers.

BN's Nook Upgrade turns eReader into Tablet

April 26, 2011

BN’s Nook Upgrade turns eReader into Tablet Source: Mashable.com Post Date: Apr 25, 2011 Apparently Barnes and Nobles’ new Nook upgrade turns the eReader into.

Multimedia Storytelling Presented by Andrew DeVigal

April 26, 2011

Multimedia Storytelling Presented by Andrew DeVigal By Herry Pierre-Louis April 25, 2011 Last week, at New York City’s Usability Professionals’ Association (NYC UPA) monthly meetup,.

Startup Weekend Makes its Way to NYC

April 18, 2011

Startup Weekend Makes its Way to NYC By Herry Pierre-Louis April 18, 2011 On April 15, 2011, the international, multi-city, weekend long product building event, Startup Weekend,.

Apps for Communities Challenge

April 18, 2011

Apps for Communities Challenge Source: Challenge.gov Post Date: Apr 17, 2011 Here is a cool new app challenge where developers can win up to $100,000.

Apple Inc Sues Samsung Electronics Co.

April 18, 2011

Apple Inc Sues Samsung Electronics Co. Source: Bloomberg.com Post date: April 18, 2011 It seems that Samsung’s Android powered smartphones and Galaxy tab are too.

New York To Get Foursquare Day, 4/16

April 15, 2011

New York To Get Foursquare Day, 4/16 Source: NYTimes.com Post Date: Apr 15, 2011 Looks like New York will be following the footsteps of 14.

NYC's Big Apps 2.0 Winners

April 14, 2011

Source: NYCEDC Post Date: April 14, 2011 Last month Mayor Bloomberg announced the winners for NYC’s annual Big Apps 2.0 competition. The competition, hosted by.

15th Annual Webby Awards Nominees Announced

April 13, 2011

15th Annual Webby Awards Nominees Announced By Herry Pierre-Louis April 13, 2011 This week Webby announced the nominations for their 15th annual Webby Award Ceremony, taking.

NYCEDC Analyzes Entrepreneurship in NYC

April 13, 2011

NYCEDC Analyzes Entrepreneurship in NYC Source: NYCEDC.tumblr.com Post Date: April 13, 2011 Last month, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) hosted a workshop focusing.

SXSW, Who Took Home The Prize?

April 12, 2011

SXSW, Who Took Home The Prize? By Herry Pierre-Louis April 5th, 2011 SXSW Interactive is a techies dream come true. The 14th annual festival hosted.

The New Face of NY Tech Meetup

April 7, 2011

The New Face of NY Tech Meetup By Herry Pierre-Louis April 7th, 2011 Yesterday I was given the opportunity to attend my first NY Tech.

The Ideology behind Viral Media

March 30, 2011

What makes a product viral? How is virality quantified? Why do some ideas that seem great flop, while some ideas that seem silly blow up? These were just a few of the questions answered at Ultra Light Startups’ Social Media Week event, Engineering Viral Media. A reoccurring theme throughout the panel was the notion that viral media is nothing new.