Author Archives: andrewmanginelli

The Smart Speaker Wars

To me, one of the most perplexing tech products growing with momentum is the smart speaker. Before experiencing the product, my initial thoughts were “who would ever want to spend money on one of these things?”. I could not understand why someone would spend over $100 for a product that just does whatever your phone […]

TBH, you’ve never heard of the #1 app out right now: tbh

Remember Yik Yak, the anonymous posting app in which your posts went to a Twitter-like feed and were up-voted or down-voted by others in your area? While there were some funny posts, there were many that were targeted attacks on specific individuals posted behind the mask of anonymity. Now, imagine that someone created an app […]

My Contempt for Social Media

Not all bad… Social media has played a major role in delivering second by second news updates and providing an unprecedented platform of communication for those once in isolation. The best example of this is the part Twitter and Facebook played in the Arab Spring. A September 2011 study conducted by the University of Washington […]

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