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Caribbean Tech Community Gathers as CaribNOG 11 kicks off in Jamaica
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Caribbean Tech Community Gathers as CaribNOG 11 kicks off in Jamaica

Anyone interested in the development of the Internet in Caribbean may have already heard of CaribNOG, the Caribbean Network Operators Group. Over the past decade, this volunteer-based community of computer engineers has grown into a formidable influencer in the regional technology arena. Today, its twice-yearly regional gatherings are among the most highly anticipated events on the Caribbean’s tech calendar. CaribNOG facilitates education and training for those in the Caribbean responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining computer networks. This year, when the three-day event kicks off on April 20 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, CaribNOG will be breaking new ground. “The Caribbean’s technology landscape is evolving rapidly, and CaribNOG plays a key role in helping the region keep pa...
CyberBox eSports League All Star Games: That’s A Wrap…
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CyberBox eSports League All Star Games: That’s A Wrap…

The epic gaming weekend of March 13 - March 15 has made its mark on the Jamaican landscape of gaming and eSports. It was without a doubt the biggest outpouring of gamers from near and far under on roof all for the love of gaming. I even heard of one female that traveled from Port Antonio to be a part of the festivities; now that's what you call passion for gaming right there. So over the course of the three day gaming spree there where varying tournaments ranging from mobile games like Candy Crush to PC games like Hearthstone and even bringing back classics like Tetris. Here is the rundown of all the tournament winners: With that being said you will definitely want to keep an eye out or the upcoming episode of The Lab Game TV which wil...
Jamaica Animation Nation Network launch and Intellectual Property Workshop
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Jamaica Animation Nation Network launch and Intellectual Property Workshop

The Jamaica Animation Nation Network (JANN) will be having its official launch on Saturday July 26th and will also be hosting a workshop to allow creators to learn how to manage their intellectual property and monetize your creativity. The event is aimed at anyone interested in animation, whether professional or new comer such as Animators, Illustrators, Writers, Storyboard Artists, Comic Book Artists, TV/Film Musicians. Event details Date: July 26th 2014 Time: 11:00am - 2:30pm Location: UTECH (LT10A) Organizer: Jamaica Animation Nation Network (JANN) Cost: Free Website: http://www.animationjamaica.com/ Schedule: Welcome JANN Presentation Presentation from MSTEM Presentation from JAMPRO Presentation from the Film Commission JIPO: Managing Your Intellec...
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!
Rumoured 3D Smartphone coming from Amazon
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Rumoured 3D Smartphone coming from Amazon

The tech community is holding their collective breath and exploring various levels of speculation and rumors as amazon announces a press event planned for Seattle on June 18. A 3D smartphone is the rumor getting the most attention as a teaser video released by Amazon alongside the event announcement shows various amazon "customers" holding a device off screen and proclaiming how impressed they are and how revolutionary it is. Teaser video below: What are your thoughts? Is it a 3D smartphone, new model of the Kindle Fire? eReader? Fire TV? Or a completely different device or product.
Samsung tweets launch date for Samsung Galaxy S4 Event even as they prep Tizen OS to replace Android
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Samsung tweets launch date for Samsung Galaxy S4 Event even as they prep Tizen OS to replace Android

“We introduced the Galaxy S III in London last year, and this time we changed the venue ... as we were bombarded with requests from US mobile carriers to unveil the Galaxy S IV in the country” Quote from Samsung Electronics' Mobile Division Chief JK Shin on Korea’s Edaily website Samsung had put on quite a show at the MWC 2013 (Mobile World Conference). It’s now clear that they want in on the App Economy to continue making money via having their own OS and App Store and possible even their own Search Engine as described in “Samsung’s Tizen OS launched to partake in Apple and Google’s App Economy”. But it’s the other announcement that’s hidden within the article above that should've peaked your interest. Samsung has announced – actually tweeted - the  invitation for their upcoming Launch...
Sony Teases February 20 PlayStation Event
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Sony Teases February 20 PlayStation Event

Sony has fired the first shot in the war for the hearts, minds and pockets of the next generation gamers. Teasing an event slated for February 20th that will allow gamers and industry professionals to "see the future" of the PlayStation brand. With the current generation of video game consoles being the longest in a while and 2012 being a poor year for the video game industry many were and are still wondering if we are witnessing the demise of the home console. One thing is for certain though is that Sony got our attention and February 20th and indeed E3 2013 can't come fast enough. Teaser Video embedded below.