Friday, March 06, 2009

Gary Vaynerchuck - FOWA Conference

An inspirational tech video with Gary Vaynerchuck from the 2009 FOWA Conference I attended in Miami. Gary says he needs to "Go into hibernation and grow a sick ass beard and come out with six killer apps."

Gary Vaynerchuk at FOWA Miami 09 from on Vimeo.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Amazon Kindle iPhone App User Interface

Can you read an Amazon Book on your iPhone? Is the screen too small? Here are some screen shots. I encourage everyone with an iPhone to take the time and download the Kindle iPhone App so they can decide for themselves.

Book Text from the Amazon Kindle iPhone App

Alec Baldwin's Book

Book Table of Contents on the Amazon Kindle iPhone App

List of Books on the Amazon Kindle iPhone App

Go To Navigation on the Amazon Kindle iPhone App

Locaton or Page navigation on the Amazon Kindle iPhone App

Using the Kindle 2 iPhone App to Read a Book

Today, I downloaded and installed the new Amazon Kindle App for the iPhone and purchased a book for it. Here are the steps I used:

1. I installed the iPhone Kindle App from the iTunes App Store. You an also download it from the link on the or use the the Safari browser on my iPhone. There was no link to the iPhone Safari browser.

4. I typed in "" in my iPhone Safari Browser and then found the book I was looking for at $13.51 that would be Auto-delivered wirlessly to Kindle on my iPhone.

5. In the right navigation, there were two options: A) Buy with 1-Click, Send wirelessly to my iPhone or B) Send Sample now wirelessly to my iPhone.

6. I clicked "Buy with 1-Click" and was prompted to sign-in to my Amazon account.

7. I was asked to verify my credit card information and billing address and then received the message: "Your Kindle Edition order has been placed. Your item will be sent to Iphone. Kindle for iPhone will start downloading the this item the next time you open the application.

8. I tapped on the Kindle Application and my Book was delivered in seconds.

Technology Video - Did You Know 2.0

Video by by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, Jeff Bronman.