Enfopedia

45 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

, , , , , , , , ,

Has your passion for the Olympics thrown a wrench in your workflow? Join the club. Spreadsheets and deadlines versus gymnastics vaults and 100m ‘fly? There’s no contest. If for some crazy reason you do take a break from the Games — or your boss issues a city-wide kibosh — then spend some time checking out […]

Read More...

Are Sound Waves the Future of Mobile Marketing?

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Your Starbucks runs and concert visits will soon be more interactive. Imagine the luxury of walking into a coffee shop and receiving a personalized drink deal on your smartphone or tablet upon entry. Or, receiving an automated #mobile thank-you note for watching a film, exactly an hour after leaving the theater. Thanks to Sonic Notify […]

Read More...

Amazon Building an iPhone Competitor

, , , , ,

As competition in the fast-growing #mobile web space continues to heat up, #Amazon is working on a device to grab a slice of the pie currently dominated by the iPhone and Android smartphones, according to a Bloomberg report. Interestingly, the hardware, cloud computing and e-commerce juggernaut is said to be working with Foxconn — which […]

Read More...

Be a Part of the Vote With Yahoo’s Elections Dashboard for IntoNow

, , , , , , , ,

Yahoo is working to increase voter engagement in this year’s presidential election with their launch of the election dashboard for the IntoNow app. One of many news organizations bringing mobile and digital into the election, #Yahoo‘s dashboard, launching today, allows the electorate to interact with political news, coverage and debates in realtime. The app syncs […]

Read More...

YouTube to Live Stream Presidential Debates

, , , , , ,

For the first time ever, YouTube will be live streaming the 2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates, starting with the first debate on Wednesday. In partnership with ABC News, web users can watch all four of the debates with President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney via #YouTube Elections Hub and the ABC […]

Read More...

Gmail Downgrades, Launches SMS Version for African Countries

, , , , , ,

While we’re used to seeing upgrades from our favorite #tech products, #Gmail has made an important step in the opposite direction. Google launched Gmail SMS Wednesday, offering a #mobile-based email solution for people in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. Gmail SMS is a tech downgrade, but it’s a lifestyle upgrade for email users without consistent Internet […]

Read More...

Ustream and Video the Vote Encourage Voters to Film Election Day Injustice

, , , , , , , , , , ,

All you need is a smartphone and an eye for injustice to help protect democracy. Video the Vote is collaborating with #Ustream in a nationwide project aiming to get video documentation of any examples of voter suppression and disenfranchisement on Election Day 2012. Video the Vote formed in 2006 in response to what it calls […]

Read More...

See the Top 10 College Campuses for Tech

, , , , , ,

Top Wired Colleges 1. Pomona College Pomona College is a private, liberal arts college in Claremont, California; one of five undergraduate schools that form Claremont Colleges. Students at Pomona have access to all the facilities, programs, and resources it shares with the other schools. That means they can participate in the Science, Technology, and Society […]

Read More...