Kwame Opam

Kwame Opam

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Kwame graduated from Stony Brook University with BA in Anthropology and has a Masters in Media Studies. He's done stints at Gizmodo, Geekosystem, and The Daily, where he did reviews and commented on only the finest memes. Most often you can find him playing with at least two smartphones, reading comics, and griping about the ending of Lost. Follow him on Twitter at @kwameopam and Instagram at @kwames.
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Samsung Series 3 Chromebox Review

Samsung Series 3 Chromebox Review.
Social Media

Google’s Google+ strategy: Evil, but still working

Google is further integrating Google+ with the rest of its services, forcing users to sign up whether they want to or not. While they've earned criticism for the strategy, it's still proving very effective.
Computing

Intel’s rumored set-top box is already facing delays

Facing sluggish support from content distributors, Intel's rumored set-top box will have to wait before it can change how we watch TV.
Computing

Apple partnering with Broadcom to bring 5G Wi-Fi to 2013 Macs

If the rumors are true, Apple may be in the process of adopting high-speed 5G wireless for 2013's Mac lineup.
Mobile

Launch This Year spurs developers to get apps out the door in 2013

If you're an amateur app developer hoping to develop the Next Big Thing, but need a helping hand to keep you on schedule, Launch This Year gives you the tools you need to make it happen in 2013.
Social Media

The Best Memes of 2012. Period.

Nothing quite measures the Internet's pulse like a good meme, and thankfully 2012 was full of them. Here are the cream of the very thick crop. Thanks for the laughs, memes of 2012. You will live on in our hearts forever.
Social Media

GIFs that kept on giving: The year’s best bite-sized animations

2012 is almost over! So what better way to celebrate than to kick back and watch some of the GIFs that defined the Internet this past year?
Social Media

When it comes to Facebook’s product plans, originality is overrated

The failure of Facebook's Poke app has revealed the social giant's nature as a doppleganger. And it won't stop until nothing in the tech world is left.
Social Media

Netflix promises “social sharing” for users in 2013

After the U.S. Senate recently passed a bill to make sharing video content online easier, Netflix aims to bring "social sharing" features to users in 2013.
Social Media

Randi Zuckerberg runs afoul of Facebook’s new privacy rules

It looks like Randi Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg’s sister and the mind behind Bravo’s grating reality show “Start-ups,” had an awkward encounter with Facebook’s decidedly murky privacy rules this Christmas. Seemingly, even Clan…
Computing

Cloaking devices, self-driving cars and other sci-fi wonders destined to become real in 2013

The future is now. With the year coming to an end, we look at some of the sci-fi tech that's already becoming science fact.
Mobile

The best social apps – or the next best thing – for the inexplicable Windows Phone 8 user

Despite being a dark horse in the smartphone wars, Windows Phone may do well this holiday season. Here are some of the best social apps - and their requisite alternatives - for Windows Phone 8.