Tag: 2014

Caribbean Blog Awards set for December 5
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Caribbean Blog Awards set for December 5

The Jamaica Blog Awards has returned after a hiatus and returned with increased scope as the Caribbean Blog Awards. The awards were created to honour the best in blogging, celebrating the leading online content creators for the region. Nominations for the inaugural Caribbean Blog Awards are now open and runs until November 22nd 2014 before the Awards event at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on December 5th 2014. Awards up for grabs are divided into categories in the categories: Best Company and Business Blog Best Photography & Art Blog Best Entertainment Blog Best News and Current Affairs Blog Best Lifestyle Blog Best Beauty and Fashion Blog Best Personal Blog Best Food and Beverage Blog Best Music Blog Best Technology Blog Best New Blog (blogs started in 2014)...
Google I/O 2014: Android and Chromecast expand as Google tries to conquer Home and Automobiles
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Google I/O 2014: Android and Chromecast expand as Google tries to conquer Home and Automobiles

Google I/O Conference indicates that at the Dawning of the Sun, they are still on track to take over the World, at least in your Home and Automobiles, Pinky and the Brain Style. I’d long predicted this was coming in 2015 when they’d mentioned it at Google I/O back in 2011 as prophesied in Apple’s Revolution: Android @ Home and IceCream Sandwich in 2015AD. It’s basically an attack on the following fronts: Streaming TV with Android TV Cheaper smartphones with AndroidOne Android in your vehicle with Google Auto Android Wear OS  on their flagship LG G Watch Android is entering the Streaming TV Platform World, currently Apple iTV playground, which is now being tapped by the Amazon Fire TV! Google Chromecast packing a slew of new Apps, more Streaming Content and Android Device Remot...
Social Media Day 2014 Tweetup set For June 30th
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Social Media Day 2014 Tweetup set For June 30th

The Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston will be the host venue for the official Social Media Day 2014 Tweetup on June 30th from 6pm to 9pm. Social Media Day or #SMDay was first started by popular tech blog Mashable in 2010 to highlight the growth of technology and the "digital revolution". Now in is fifth staging #SMDay is expected to be held in hundreds of locations in various counties all over the globe. Jamaica will officially be a part of #SMday this year so if you use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or any of the popular social media platforms or applications? Be sure to register and attended Social Media Day 2014. Registration available here. Know of other Social Media day events happening throughout the Caribbean? Drop us a message or tweet us @Geezam with the details so we can share!
Editorial: Tech/Gadgets to watch in 2014
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Editorial: Tech/Gadgets to watch in 2014

Steam Machine by Valve - Kemory Grubb For 2014, my prediction for gadget/technology of the year, will be the Steam Machine by Valve. The hardware specs, the controller, the operating system, the price, the content delivery platform and company behind it all. All these reasons are more than enough to justify my choice but i will single out the most important reason why i think it will succeed - the competition. Current-gen game consoles such as the Xbox One or the PS4 can't compete against a platform that uses regular PC hardware. Imagine swapping out the video card of a store bought game console with a store bought video card. That's a win. Are these the drones you are looking for? - Lindsworth Deer Skycam Jamaica Aerial and Video Photography business flourishes in Jamaica as I’d re...