Favorite App of the Week: BarkCam by BarkBox

July 21st, 2014

Rarely do I download an app and use it more than a few days or a couple of times before its novelty expires. I thought that BarkCam by BarkBox would be one of those apps. But given the fact that I take many, many pictures of my three dogs, BarkCam has become one of my favorite apps. First a bit about BarkBox: it is a…

Girl Gets Geeky: @LittleRockSW = Life-Changing Experience

April 8th, 2013

Last weekend, I participated in the first Startup Weekend Little Rock, and my first Startup Weekend ever. I joined this event with some trepidation: I am a bit of an introvert and I knew this was going to be a weekend that would require me to meet new people and form instant rapport to be able to work together for 54 hours. I also worried…

Girl Gets Geeky: Wearable Technology is Cool, but Not Stylish Enough

March 13th, 2013

The idea of tracking how much I move and sleep, keeping up with my heart rate and blood pressure, and being able to share that info if I choose, is appealing to my inner geek. ¬†Though I don't know what I will do with the data, I like collecting it, reviewing it and comparing it day-over-day. Last year at SXSW, I purchased my first Nike…

Girl Gets Geeky: My New Pebble Watch

February 16th, 2013

[gallery columns="2"] The idea of the Pebble watch was launched on Kickstarter in April 2012 with a goal to reach funding of $100,000. Thirty days later, they had raised over $10 million dollars given by almost 70,000 people. I was one of those people. And my reward for backing the Pebble watch almost a year ago arrived in my mail last Saturday: my very own…

Video: Talking Starbucks & Square

August 10th, 2012

I visited with KATV this morning about the new Starbucks/Square mobile payments partnership. You can check out the interview here: KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports

A Giant Leap Towards a Cashless Society

August 10th, 2012

Earlier this week, Starbucks and Square announced a partnership. This was big news for the future of mobile payments. While Square has been around for about two years now, it is mostly used by small independent business owners. Partnering with Starbucks means that the Square mobile payment technology will now be exposed to more people and larger retailers may start using Square based on the…