Ana Embry-Congdon's writing began with a Quantcast Top 35 website, and over the years evolved to working exclusively with mid-large size companies providing professional copywriting and social media needs. Embry-Congdon studied journalism with an emphasis in public relations from California State University, Chico. She lives in Portland with her husband and toddler son.
You read that correctly. Engineers are busy at Apple headquarters gearing up for the next iPhone's iOS7 operating system, which is said to respond to your head movements. Simply moving your head from left to right will launch different commands on your iPhone just as your fingers do now.
According to the tipster that informed 9to5Mac, left to right head movements, "(act as) a home button, start Siri, open Notification Center, open the App Switcher, decrease volume, or simply tap." Yahoo! News explains that the phone will also carry 'blink' and 'smile' capabilities in the camera that only take photos when the recipient is looking directly and smiling "happily." What this means for candid photos, serious photos and photos of children and pets – who knows – a considerable deterrent form using this new camera technology.
The outspoken company, Samsung, previously decided subtlety simply wouldn't due. Their continuous slams against Apple are now targeting its latest accomplishment – the iPhone 5. Microsoft found this technique effective and is jumping on the bandwagon – enter Nokia Lumia 925 slamming the iPhone 5 and Samsung. Is Nokia a sore loser or an effective marketer?
Never underestimate technology – or kids. Recently a group of high school students from Kansas City, Missouri defied their pasts as at-risk kids to convert an old car into an electric car powered completely by social media.
According to Forbes, the car isn't literally powered by social media. Yet if you're on Twitter, Facebook or YouTube, those following MindDrive on Twitter provided the car 5 watts of social fuel. Facebook fueled the car 1 watt, while watching their YouTube powered the electric car with 3 watts.