Good BiPhone

Glenn TysvaerFeatured, Product, Topics0 Comments

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The break up was not bitter, we parted as friends. I needed to move on to be understood, where my needs were fulfilled on a deeper level, to an understanding of who I am. So after almost 6 years together I left my iPhone for the Google Pixel. Overall, I was happy with my iPhone though my last one had … Read More

How to improve your video skills in less than 5 seconds

Glenn TysvaerQuick Tip, Topics0 Comments

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Based on many of the videos I see from friends or online from rookie video journalists that capture a significant or newsworthy event on their mobile device, the following advice is worth mentioning (and since I do this often it is a note to self as well). Consider rotating your mobile device to a landscape orientation when taking your next … Read More

Pump Up The Volume on your Mobile Phone Pics!

Michael PuhalaPhotography, Quick Tip, Topics0 Comments

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For many, their primary camera is their mobile phone. It would reason that we should also have a keen understanding of the phone’s camera functions. I’m not here to tell you that you should step out of your camera’s auto mode and get into the minutia of manual controls. While those areas are good to experiment with and can quite … Read More

Why Apple Axed the Headphone Jack on the iPhone 7

Michael PuhalaFeatured, Topics0 Comments

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Apple calls it courage. I call it greed. Today, Apple announced the iPhone 7 to the world. Lots of innovation was paraded in front of an eager audience waiting for the next best thing to come from Cupertino. Certainly the most controversial announcement was that the new iPhone 7 will not include what every cell phone has on the planet: … Read More

Oculus Rift: Has virtual reality arrived?

Glenn TysvaerFeatured, Product, Topics0 Comments

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It’s the stuff of movies and childhood imagination, being transported to a virtual world. Whether the experience is a total or a partial immersion is the difference between virtual reality and augmented reality. In an augmented reality real life mixes with created elements. The best current example is Pokeman Go. You’ve probably either heard about it or have immersed yourself … Read More

App: No Wait

Glenn TysvaerApps, Featured0 Comments

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I have a friend who tries to drop names when we go to a busy restaurant that doesn’t take reservations in hopes of getting us seated right away. Unfortunately, he drops the name of one of the nobodies in our group. Although they seldom come right out and say they don’t know who that is, after repeating it three times … Read More

The Citizen Savvy Reboot Project

Michael PuhalaFeatured, Topics0 Comments

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I came up with the concept of Citizen Savvy back in 2009. The original vision was to apply a specific voice and brand to my technology advice that was an extension of my personal website and Twitter account. It later evolved exclusively into a newsletter outlet that produced 28 newsletters across a two year period (circa 2012 thru 2014). It was … Read More