New “Blast” service promises discounts for customers and exposure for merchants

Yesterday I got the news of a new service launched in Jamaica that promises discounts for customers and exposure for merchants. That service is called “Blast” and with its BlastPass feature can be best explained as social media meets discount shopping. Services that recommend products and offer discounts is nothing new, but one that embraces social media that put […]

Foursquare Introduces expertise badges that level

Many thought location-based social networking services were just a faze but it shows no signs of abating. Foursquare is undoubtedly the most popular location based service with over 10 million users and the support of many businesses. Badges are an integral part of Foursquare and to that they introduced expertise badges that level up depending on the […]

Google Reader gets a Facelift and Google+ Integration

The “Google+ization” of many of Google’s services continue, the newest convert is Google Reader. Gmail and Google Calender has recently seen user interface revamps and in a effort to standardize the “Google” look Reader has been given some similar tweaks and has had it’s sharing options plugged directly into Google+ in a effort to streamline it’s use. The update is […]

Digicel Cloud Telephony to Make Switched Voice Extinct

Digicel’s Cloud Backup Service, which was launched on Wednesday May 11th 2011AD as chronicled in my article Digicel’s Cloud Backup Services – A deep Analysis has now some four (4) months later given birth to one of the Services I had predicted: VoIP Telephony. Thought late, Digicel Business, Digicel’s Corporate arm launch of the Service […]

Digicel’s Cloud Backup Services – A deep Analysis

Looks like that ChromeBook powered by Google Chrome OS smartbook I was planning to purchase this Christmas 2011 is definitely in my future after all!! The Cloud-based NC (Network Computer) made its debut on Tuesday December 7th 2010AD with chip maker Intel, and hardware makers Samsung and Acer. The previously codenamed Cr-48 Laptop, is to make its […]

ICWI Jamaica Launches Accident Alert BlackBerry App

The Insurance Company of  the West Indies (ICWI) recently launched an Application for the BlackBerry smartphone called ‘Accident Alert.’ Purpose Accident Alert facilitates a seamless and simple method of  helping clients to call for help, get roadside assistance, as well as record essential details about an accident, in order to ensure that their claims are handled quickly […]