Tweet I saw this on The Verge: it’s a new TV spot for Windows Phones (Lumia in particular). It’s pretty funny, though probably derivative of the Oreo Superbowl “library” spot (below). It’s set at a wedding whose guests are evenly divided between iPhone and Android users. A fight breaks out between them as they argue […]
Tweet Google Fiber is a fascinating thing. It picks up where Google left off several years ago with municipal WiFi. It’s also the second coming of Google TV in a certain way. And it’s much, much faster than anything else available from competitors. The fastest available ISP in my area is Comcast, which offers 105 […]
Tweet Still have cable TV? That may become a cocktail party question and something of a proxy for how tech-savvy you are in the not-too-distant future. Like an AOL email address people may begin to apologize (and feel shame) for being tethered to cable. “I’ve got cable but it’s really just for internet.” There are […]
Tweet Video is alive and well but the same can’t be said of the outlook for TV subscriptions. A bunch of data have come out recently that directionally confirm why cable companies should be worried about their TV subscription revenues. This week comScore reported that 100 million people in the US are watching online video […]
Tweet Spotzer, which began more or less as an acknowledged clone of Spot Runner, issued a press release saying that it now has 50,000 SMBs using its various marketing tools. The company evolved beyond purely offering video to be a full service “presence management” solution: The five year old technology powered agency has built and […]
Tweet How’d you like to work for several months, have your startup get bought and then pocket several million bucks? That’s what’s happening to the founders of Backyard (Steve Espinosa and Andrew Shotland). Backyard was funded by Eric Schmidt’s Tomorrow Ventures, among others. Backyard is being bought by local video provider PixelFish. The irony is […]
Tweet Thanks to Sebastien Provencher for pointing out Dex’s clever new TV ad, inspired by the percussion-performance group Stomp: How effective do you think this is? I liked it quite a bit.