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Shelley Palmer

Tumblr: The First Step to Yahoo's Porn Empire

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Quite a bit has been written about Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr. The business issues are interesting - Is Yahoo paying too much? How will Yahoo tran...

Facebook Reach Data: Do The Numbers Lie?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

For two weeks, every link I'd normally post would be formatted in the style of a status update. There would still be a URL in the post, but there wouldn't be an attached expanded link. The results were immediate, and they were staggering.

Mobile World Congress and the New Mobile Horizon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.17.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

As our world gets more and more connected, smartphones and tablets will not only do the work of laptops, they are likely to replace or enhance more traditional objects like wallets and credit cards. An Internet of Things... that's the New Mobile Horizon.

Thanks, Zuck: I'm So Excited to Spend My Weekend Sorting Out My Activity Log

Shelly Palmer | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

What this means is that each and every one of us is going to have to spend hours sorting through our Activity Log sooner rather than later, making sure nothing that we're not ready for the world to see is on there.

Shelly's Holiday Wish List 2012

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.15.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Lots of people are asking me what's on my wish list this holiday season. For me, the list is pretty modest: I'd like a Tesla Model S electric touring sedan. You'd like one too - they are simply awesome! But, since that's not in the cards, here are the top five tech gifts I'd give.

iPad Mini Review: Apple Hits a Solid Double, But Is It For Everyone?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The iPad Mini is a winner. Yes, it will be much better with a Retina display and an A6 processor when the new one comes out in March or next summer. But for now, if you want an iPad Mini, just go buy one. After all... nothing else will do!

Tablets for Everyone!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.29.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Is the Surface a Tablet or a Laptop? Perhaps it's somewhere in the middle. Will you love it or hate it? So much depends on your Windows needs and how closely integrated you are into the world of Microsoft.

Reviewing The Verizon iPhone 7

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

June 2015 - Dateline Cupertino, CA - In a somewhat anticipated, kind of lackluster presentation that felt old and threadbare, Apple announced the debut of the iPhone 7 today to tepid applause and few accolades.

Connected & Not Connected

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Right now there are two kinds of people and two kinds of devices: connected and not connected. This may sound obvious or trivial; I assure you it is not.

Personal Facebook Cleanse

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

I'm going post a simple message to my personal profile, "I'm doing a Facebook cleanse, like or comment here if you want to remain my Facebook friend." If people don't like the post or comment, I am going to unfriend them.

Guarding Borders With Social Listening Posts

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.17.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Social listening posts have come a long way in a very short time and, although you may not agree with the politics, it's a very cool use of the technology. That said, is it "Big Brother-ish?"