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Leap Motion Has Big Plans For Gesture-Based Computer Interaction

03/12/2013, For those who have attended South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) at Texas, if you happened to chance upon the Leap Motion team, you would have more or less been given the opportunity to give the upcoming gesture-based controller a go. Those who have...

YouTube Co-Founder Teases Launch Of New Video Service

03/11/2013, When Google purchased YouTube for $1.65 billion a little over six years ago, the company knew it was a service they absolutely needed in their suite of products. That’s why when you hear one of the original co-founders of YouTube may be developing a...

Roku shows off streaming stick at SXSW

03/16/2012, If you’re keen on finding out what Roku has up its sleeves, it looks like the company is planning to make its set top boxes smaller and easier to use. At SXSW, Roku’s product chief, Tom Markworth, showed off the Roku “streaming...

Homeless Hotspots program at SXSW causes an uproar

03/12/2012, At the South by Southwest festival in Austin this year, the Bartle Bogle Hegarty marketing firm is holding a strange and highly controversial social experiments. Called Homeless Hotspots, it consists of equipping a number of homeless people with portable...

Ubisoft shows off Rocksmith at SXSW

03/16/2011, At the SXSW event, Ubisoft showed off their latest foray into the world of music-based rhythm games. Called Rocksmith, this game ditches the color coded buttons that you had to hit in games like Dance Dance Revolution or Guitar Hero – replacing 5-button...

Google denies rumors about launching Circles at SXSW

03/14/2011, After not doing too well in the whole social network scene with Google Buzz, new rumors surfaced saying that the search engine giant might give it another go. Google has been rumored to launch a new social network that is supposedly more private than...

Final IE9 Launches at SxSW

03/09/2011, Microsoft has made it official that (the final release of) Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) will launch on Monday March 14th at SxSW* in Austin, TX. Internet Explorer 9 is currently in beta and is largely seen as Microsoft’s commitment to HTML5 and web...

Tungle.me Open API

03/18/2010, [SXSW] I saw Tungle the first time when the Canada-based company launched at Demo in Spring 2007, and Richard Zeidel, VP Strategic Alliances, showed me a demo at SXSW where the company announced its Open API. Tungle is a scheduling and calendar sharing...

Windows Phone 7 Demo at SXSW

03/18/2010, Editor’s note about the Video: the demo was done on a vertical monitor, I shot it in portrait, you may have to turn you screen to watch it more comfortably. [SXSW] Microsoft launched Windows Phone 7 at MWC in Barcelona and we saw the demo there,...

Loopt Revamped iPhone App with Pulse Feature

03/17/2010, [SXSW] At SXSW, I met with Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO, of Loopt, a location-based social networking site, and he showed me the new Loopt app for the iPhone. Loopt introduced its new Pulse button that allows SXSW attendees to access a consolidated...

Paypal Send Money App for iPhone – Version 2.0

03/17/2010, [SXSW] Yesterday at SXSW, Paypal launched its new version of the Send Money application for the iPhone. Paypal allows users to send money securely to others around the world (190 countries, 24 currencies), without the hassle of bank wire transfers...

SXSW live with Twitter now

03/15/2010, We’re live at SXSW with Evan Williams, the co-founder of Twitter, who is explaining how his service can help publishers generate more traffic. “We think that Twitter is an information network”, he says. Go to live.ubergizmo.com now if...

SXSW Day 1and 2 Photo Gallery

03/14/2010, [SXSW] SXSW Interactive, held in Austin, started on Friday and the events schedule is pretty hectic. Check out our photo gallery to get a vibe of the conference.

Alcatel-Lucent New API Bundles for Developers

03/12/2010, Picture: the Alcatel-Lucent Dashboard launched at MWC, picture with new features coming soon [SXSW] Alcatel-Lucent today announced the packaged API (Application Programming Interfaces) bundles, and an associated revenue sharing model that eliminates...