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Blackberry Making Itself Obsolete, Cutting 40% Of Jobs WorldWIde #TechCrisis #Loss #BlackBerry

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This looks like the beginning of the end for Blackberry .

Blackberry was originally a tech market giant, hailed as the least hackable cell phone with the highest security. Used by international leaders and high-powered CEO’s it seems they may become another obsolete piece of machinery. Recently Blackberry has fallen into the big nasty pot of economic crisis. According to BBC News, they are cutting 40% (or more) of their international job force. That equals approximately 4,500 jobs that will be cut creating a loss of almost $100 million dollars.

According to BBC News;

It also anticipates a loss of as much as $995m (£621m) when it reports its second-quarter earnings next week.

Shares plummeted 20% after the announcement.

In a time when the global economy is already collapsing this looks like it might be the end of Blackberry. Time to switch over to DROID or iPhone? We think so. What are you thoughts?

Read the full article in

BBCNews.com here

Tech Toys You Need, The Pocket Monkey #Cool #FathersDay #GiftGuide #MUSTHAVE

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I am a total geek girl. I admit I have collected comics, own a phone, tablet and laptop, love learning back end computer stuff and write in code. It’s a dirty secret I have come to terms with. That’s why when this dropped into my inbox I became obsessed.

PocketMonkey

This little joy is the Pocket Monkey. Designed by a mechanical engineer, Nate Barr this baby has everything you need in a utility tool:

• Bottle Opener: No need to carry around a bulky, keychain bottle opener.
• Phone Kickstand: Interact with only one hand and keep your phone at a comfortable working angle.
• Flat head screwdriver: Perfect for simple projects when a standard screwdriver isn’t available.
• Micro-flathead screwdriver: Perfect for eyeglasses, watches, kids’ toys and keyless vehicle dongles.
• Two-dimensional Phillips head screwdriver: No need for cross beam with the special angled tip.
• Nested English hex wrenches with four bolt sizes: Just slide Pocket Monkey over a bolt head and slide until you find the right size. Quick and easy.
• English Ruler: What’s the difference between 3/16 and 1/4 of an inch? Find out quickly.
• Letter opener: Make quick work of your mail pile!
• Edge to open door latches: Locked your keys inside your house? If the deadbolt’s not in place, this latch slip opens locked doors without protective edging or specialty latches.
• Straight Edge: Use Pocket Monkey to help you draw a perfect straight line. Or, it can even be used a scraper.
• Orange peeler and banana nicker: Get your fruit open quickly and conveniently, without getting your fingernails messy.

YES, I have used them all. I had to TRY the product to make sure I have a reason to get excited. Once I did I got one for my dad who is a who works in Silicon Valley and my roommate ordered one. Now it’s a staple in my purse.

What makes it different from EVERY other uitli-tool? Well, the original Kickstarter.com amount was $2,000. It raised a whopping $27,550. The pocket Monkey is also lightweight and fits in your wallet or purse sans the bulk you get from so many utili-tools out there.

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I am sick of something weighing two pounds in my pocket when I am working around the house, on the car, or am out and about. It’s TSA compliant so leave it in your wallet. You don’t have to worry about them stealing your precious Pocket Monkey from you.

Are you sold yet? Good. Go get yourself a Pocket Monkey here;

http://zootilitytools.com/

Best part? It costs a whole $12!!

Check out the original Kickstarter video below.

Social Media or Bust! Everything You Need to Know to Stalk Me on the Internet. #SMWIN #HeathyrWolfe #SendMeYour— #Facebook #Twitter #Instagram #Pinterest

Cracking up on the red carpet ain’t easy.

Photo by Bob Delgadillo at http://snapped4u.com/bobphotos

Photo by Bob Delgadillo at http://snapped4u.com/bobphotos

Yes for once this is all about ME! I was asked recently how someone can find me in the land of social media. Although I was tempted to answer, “Google me Bitch”, I decided not to be a snot and share my awesome social media sites.

As my friend said, “Damn you’re legit’.

FaceBook Personal – https://www.facebook.com/HeathyrWould

Although this fills up constantly and I am having to play the delete game with a lot of filler profiles to make room for professionals and friends there is a chance you can hop on here and listen to me gripe. My personal stuff is posted here. Religious and political views. If you don’t want to know, don’t add it.

Facebook Fan Pages

HEATHYR WOLFE – https://www.facebook.com/HeathyrWolfe

A more personal, uber motivated me. Yes it’s me running it. I haven’t passed it to an intern….yet.

HEATHYRWOLFE.COMhttps://www.facebook.com/Heathyrwolfedotcom

Related to my professional career because…inquiring minds want to know. If you are old enough to get this, you are super awesome.

My Twitter – https://twitter.com/HeathyrWolfe

For tidbits of wisdom, my blog and ‘stuff’

My Instagram – http://instagram.com/heathyrwolfe

Because you aren’t hip unless you have one.

My Pinterest – http://pinterest.com/heathyrwolfe/

Cause I like pretty things and keep up with this thing called fashion.

LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/heathyrw/

Because it’s nice to know you are working with a professional and not a hack.

Google + – add me as Google +: Heathyr Wolfe, HeathyrWolfe dotcom

My Tumblr – http://heathyrwolfe.tumblr.com/

Yes people still have those

And if you need to get ahold of me there is an awesome contact form below.

Have a unique product, clothing or accessory line you want me to write-up? I am on it. Contact me below and we’ll work it out and get you some publicity. Emerging designers are my bread and buttah!

Thanks for the follow and may the fashion force be with you.

iPhone 5s Stands for Screening. Fingerprint ID lock on the way? #Awesome #Security

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Apple rumors are everywhere and there is always something new and cutting edge they have to offer. I-groupies are everywhere and there is no short supply of Apple adoration. Although the Droid dominates the cell phone market in the United States (for now) the new iPhone5s boats a new win. A possible fingerprint scan.

For those that are paranoid about security this is a uber win situation. Who doesn’t want to feel the power of a super spy in the 21st century on their phone. CEO’s and big wigs will adore this when it comes to keeping prying eyes away from their business plans. Karl Lagerfeld’s designs are safe, Wired Mag and Gizmodo can write articles on their phones and you can watch porn at work. Oh wait. Not that last thing. Everything is secure and no one will ever know you are texting your girlfriend(s) ever again.

But what are they drawbacks. iPhones are notoriously known for glitching during your game, texting, social networking and are a constant smudge-phobics nightmare. We still have not mastered the James Bond software. The thumbprint may not register until the 12th time or not at all. Also our full knowledge and perfection for fingerprint scans, not so cutting edge. In security terms. We have a lot to learn.

Check out the Huffington Posts tech geek vid on the pros and cons on this little baby. I find it very insightful.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/20/iphone-6-fingerprint-detection-new-ipad-apple-rumors_n_2505230.html

and aatma’s mock up

iPhone 5s might convert me, but for now I will stick with my trusty Droid.

Mark Zuckerberg Gets His Hoodie Freak On….On Wall Street

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Today Mark Zuckerberg showed up to his meeting with major Wall Street conglomerates wearing his signature hoodie. Next week Facebooks billion dollar stock will hit the market. This casual attitude made many bankers ‘uncomfortable’ feeling that Zuckerberg was ‘too immature’ to run the company.

Question? Inferiority complex much? Sounds like Wall Street could use some fashion advice from this 30 something year old seeing as Facebook now has 901 million users.

Suck it up seersucker suits. You’re yesterdays news and fashion statement. Let tech reign free!