Thursday, November 26, 2015

Category Archives: Toys+Tech

Seattle Interactive Conference is November 3-4
The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman, De La Soul Member Maseo, Weather Guru Cliff Mass and Seattle hip hop legend Sir Mix-A-Lot. Seattle Interactive Conference, the Northwest’s premier event celebrating the convergence of online technology, creativity, and emerging trends, announced more than 40 additional speakers for its 2015 event. Among the new additions to the conference, which takes place November 3–4 at the Washington State Convention Center, are University of Washington Professor and renowned weather prognosticator Cliff Mass, DJ Maseo from influential hip-hop group De La Soul, Seattle music legend Sir Mix-A-Lot, and the Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman. (more…)
Toys + Tech: Seattle’s Samsung #DitchTheDSLR Day
Ditch your DSLR for a brand new Samsung NX500! Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is bringing the highly successful #DitchTheDSLR movement to Seattle at the inaugural PIX Photo Expo and Conference hosted by DPReview and Amazon next Wednesday, October 7th. Samsung will offer PIX show attendees the chance to receive the award-winning Samsung NX500 camera, valued at $799, by simply trading in their DSLRs (terms and (more…)
MozCon Withdrawals: The Power of Attending a Conference
It’s been one week since I attended MozCon 2015, Moz’s annual mega conference with a colt-like following of SEO-driven marketing gurus, and I’m already feeling like I’ve fallen behind. I’ve had this feeling bubbling in the pit of my stomach that keeps reminding me to start implementing everything I learned while its still fresh in my mind! If you’ve ever been to an industry event, (I’m not talking about the stuffy trade shows where you learn more chatting on the plane with your neighbor) and left (more…)
Spirit of the bee_SVP Fast Pitch 2014
Social Venture Partners and their set of beez neez entrepreneurs
The Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch showdown is Tuesday and the competition always starts a buzz, and this year, literally.  (more…)
What’s Hot: Vintage Computer Faire This Weekend
We’re bombarded with technology these days but we can all remember our very first computer and our very first interaction with the internet. Technology moves fast. In Seattle there’s a place that has attempted to capture each moment and build excitement about what it means for the future. The Living Computer Museum is a walk down memory lane and also a look into the future. But this Saturday, it’s all about the throwback-tech. (more…)
The Jawbone UP24 sells for 149.99 at AT&T.
Seattleites Embrace Fitness Wristbands – Win Yours!
When bathing suit season rolls around some of us need all the motivation we can get to make sure we stick to our “get in shape” commitments. This is what makes wearable technology a hit. By tracking things like the number of steps you take each day, your calorie intake, and even your sleeping patterns, activity tracking wristbands can play a big role in how you approach everyday fitness – and Seattleite are all over it. (more…)
Sosh iPhone Photo
Toys + Tech: Sosh – The Personal Concierge App
Sosh, where no one knows your name and it’s awesome! Sosh has one humble goal: to change the world. They want to help you break out of your routine so you can experience all the exciting, interesting things in your city. Things that you might be too lazy or intimidated or busy to check out on your own. And by getting enough people to do this enough (more…)
Technophilia: MovieCat 2 – The Sequel Game
Movies. Trivia. Cats. As if I have to explain why this game is so good. But I suppose that’s what I’m here to do, so I’ll indulge you: It’s a movie trivia app (good) using illustrated cats (great) to ask questions that both movie buffs and movie simpletons (me) alike will have fun answering. (more…)
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