Mike Flacy

Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the content and social media manager for High-Def Digest, Steve's Digicams and The CheckOut on Ben's Bargains. During my free time, I love to write about home theater, digital photography, social media, video games, mobile technology and innovative gadgets!

RadioShack announces new wireless service free of contracts

Ideal for anyone that dislikes being stuck in a lengthy wireless contract, RadioShack is rolling out a no-contract wireless service.

Apple fan designs home office to look like a mini Apple retail store

Perhaps only missing an employee wearing a blue shirt, an Apple fan spent three months on an Apple store transformation in his home office.
Social Media

Bing now lets you search through Facebook photos

Likely designed to attract more Facebook users to Bing, the development team behind the search engine created a new way to browse photos.

Online paywalls are becoming more popular with newspapers

Definitely a flourishing revenue source for some print publications, using the online paywall is catching on among major newspapers.

Man advertises on digital billboard to help wife land a job

Definitely a creative way to reach a potential employer, the trend of purchasing advertising space on digital billboards is catching on.
Cool Tech

DipJar lets customers leave small tips with credit cards

Ideal for generous customers that hate to carry cash, a digital tip collection method may help baristas make more money each month.

TiVo Stream plays your DVR shows on iPad, iPhone

Ideal for owners of Apple devices like the iPad and iPhone, the TiVo Stream will allow users to watch recorded shows anywhere in the home.

Some Americans believe stormy weather interferes with cloud computing

While many Americans use cloud computing every single day, that doesn't mean they necessarily understand it.
Android Army

Mozilla rolls out Firefox 15, updated Android tablet app

Continuing to focus on the development of the modern Web browser, Mozilla launched Firefox 15 with significant improvements.
Social Media

Twitter becomes more secretive about where tweets originate

While Twitter management wants to emphasize content more, Twitter users may get suckered into clicking on more advertising links.
Home Theater

Amazon strikes deal with NBC for Parks and Recreation, Battlestar Galactica

Definitely an excellent addition for Amazon Prime subscribers, the retailer has added a variety of NBC shows on the streaming video service.
Social Media

Google adds sliders to help declutter Google+ streams

Ideal for curating the amount of posts within a Google+ feed, new features added this week should be helpful to most Google+ users.