5 Big Updates from iOS 9

Most of the time, an OS update is a good thing. It can improve the functionality of your device, new apps, make everything faster, not to mention fix bugs and glitches. Here are 5 of the best updates for Apple's iOS 9 which was just unveiled for their line of iPhones....

The Coffee Saga: Time to Grind

Finally the time is upon us in our epic Coffee Saga. Let the tasting begin. It's like Christmas morning. Do you remember that feeling ? Awaking, jumping out of bed, running to the living room pushing the sleep from your eyes, clutching your blankey. What did Santa...

Why Organic Search is Important for Business

Many business owners and even large corporations might consider why organic search is important for business where there are dozens of opportunities to boost your business through paid advertising. Search engine optimization versus pay-per-click advertising often...

The Best Weekend Apps

If you're like the majority of us, you want to make the most of the weekend—those two precious days to reset your mind, relax, and spend time with family and friends. Here are some weekend apps to help maximize your quality time when you need it the most! Symafour...

2015 Google I/O: What we Learned

This year's 2015 Google I/O conference had a lot of technology takeaways, from an updated operating system "M" to its plans with virtual reality. What differed the most from last years' event however, was that unlike their direct trend in the past year to emulate and...

Mobile Commerce will Exceed Apple by 2018

Apple might wear the crown as the most powerful player in the mobile world now, but another force is gaining momentum—mobile commerce will surpass it in growth by 2018, VC's have predicted. Mobile commerce refers to the ability to deliver electronic commerce abilities...

Responsive Website or Mobile App: Which Do I Need?

Many customers and business owners ask the same question, does my business need a responsive website or mobile app? With more and more searches and purchases being made across mobile devices, missing out on a mobile-friendly site and/or application could mean missing...

Why Do I Need a Blog?

If you own a business, you might ask yourself, Why Do I Need a Blog? Even if your company has been doing well for a number of years, having a fresh, constantly evolving web presence is integral in today's marketplace, and for practically every industry. There are a...

The Rise of Wearables

Wearable technology is here to stay. While they may have to face some objections compared to smartphones and tablets, the rise of wearables is undeniable. Now with the release of the Apple Watch this month, nearly all major technology players are in the game, and...

5 Tips for Maximizing SEO

If you have a website for your business, the importance of maximizing SEO is a very valuable tool to wield in today's mobile economy. More and more people are using search engines on the go to seek out products, services and resources. So how do you ensure that your...

The Apple Watch Review

Here's a brief  Apple Watch review for those who are considering investing in this hot new device just a couple of weeks after its long anticipated release. As you may have already read, reviews are somewhat mingled, with Android-devout fans touting the superiority of...

Android Wear Update

Today will feature a big Android Wear update, chock full of cool new features to access from your wrist. The update comes at a very critical time as we're only days away from the hotly anticipated release of the Apple Watch on April 24th. Here are some highlights for...

Why You Need a Mobile Strategy

If you want Google to get your business any love at all, companies and entrepreneurs need a strong mobile strategy to survive. Here are a few reasons why. What is Mobile Strategy? Being mobile friendly means responsive design on smart devices, in the most simplistic...

Startup Timeline: Tinder

In less than two years, two young entrepreneurs turned a fun dating app into a cultural icon, a part of the everyday conversation, a household name—Tinder. Here's how this little startup blazed a trail for itself in the startup landscape, against all the odds. What is...

Robert Herjavec: Cybersecurity in Tampa

Robert Herjavec came to the Center for Cybersecurity at the University of South Florida on April 16 to talk about businesses and security breaches in today's world. Perhaps the best piece of knowledge he imparted was the following: the amount of connected devices now...

Startup Timeline: Uber

From what seems like only a few short months, Uber ventured forth from obscurity to headlining the news nearly every day. How did this startup get its big break to becoming one of the most widely-known, international transportation services in the world? Uber is worth...

Apple Watch Apps to Launch

The Apple Watch is on its way, with demos lined up to set the stage of its upcoming April 24th release. Here are a few of the Apple Watch Apps that will be launching on that fateful day. Nike + One of the biggest selling points in the Apple keynote was its emphasis on...

The 3D Robotics Solo Drone

Have you heard of the 3D Robotics Solo drone? It's incredibly smart, incredibly high-quality consumer end, and incredibly competitive to DJI's Phantom series. Best yet, it's nearly impossible to crash, a great advantage and security feature for drone enthusiasts. You...

Trying on the Apple Watch

Well I did it. I stood in line and to try on the newly minted Apple Watch. The process, as you would expect, was smooth and simple, not unlike the controls of the watch. See what I did there? Anyhoo. Strangely enough, I was not there to fidget with the watch very...

Apple Watch Pre-Orders Reached Nearly 1 Million

We all expected the Apple Watch to do very well in the pre-sales, but when the sold-out stats came out they really blew our minds! Apple received almost one million US watch pre-orders. 957,000 is the number of watches that were ordered on Friday, April 10 and this...

How to Save your iPhone Battery Life

Having your iPhone battery die on you early on in the day or night is a major first-world problem. For those who remember, the time of flip phones and Nokia's were almost a comfort to know that your battery would last days on end without a charge, and you wouldn't...

Brewing Saga V: Hurry Up and Wait

Welcome back to part five of the Powered Labs' brewing saga, the mystical journey for the ultimate cup of java. Last night we performed the inaugural roast, but today we wait anxiously before the grinding can occur. It is the purgatory for coffee lovers. Time, thou...