Search Results : SXSW

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See the ridiculous prices you’ll have to pay to get an Airbnb at SXSW 2016

South by Southwest is the time when the city of Austin, Texas goes absolutely bonkers. It’s not only the time for the biggest film and music festivals in the country, but also the period where the tech elite fly south for networking in a new climate. Show More Summary

Recreations of your favorite games in 6-second Vines

We asked you to recreate your favorite games for our latest Vine challenge, inspired by upcoming MashFlix film GTFO. The interview-driven documentary is all about women in gaming. It was funded on Kickstarter, then debuted at SXSW earlier...Show More Summary

Hype vs Reality: Should Your Brand be Utilizing Live-Streaming?

Everyone’s talking about live-streaming these days. From Meerkat bursting onto the scene at SXSW, to Periscope’s anticipated release shortly after, and more recently, the rise of, live-streaming has emerged as one of the key trends in social media and digital marketing, and one that’s growing strong. But is it right for you and your brand?

Managing an Online Community Volunteer Program at SXSW

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What functions are needed to make a geofencing marketing app?

In this Ask A Dev, iOS Engineer Dan Murrell helps developers and advertisers prepare for next year's SXSW by explaining how to set up a geofence around downtown Austin, Texas. He'll tell you what software and devices you need to familiarize...Show More Summary

First trailer for former Gawker COO’s ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’ documentary released

2 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Magnolia Pictures and CNN Films today debuted the first trailer for the upcoming biographical film centered around Steve Jobs (via Mashable). “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine” was originally premiered earlier this year at SXSW and is spearheaded by director Alex Gibney and executive producer Gaby Darbyshire, who is the former Chief Operating Officer of Gawker. […]

First Trailer for 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' Documentary Released

Magnolia Pictures has shared the first trailer and movie poster for Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine with Mashable, just over four months after the film premiered at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas. The upcoming documentary, directed by...Show More Summary

CCCamp 2015 rad1o Badge

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Conference badges are getting more complex each year. DEFCON, LayerONE, Shmoocon, The Next Hope, Open Hardware Summit, The EMF, SAINTCON, SXSW Create, The Last Hope, TROOPERS11, ZaCon V and of course the CCC, have all featured amazing badges over the years. Show More Summary

U2, Meerkat team up on streaming for tour

The arrangement is crucial to Meerkat, which launched to much acclaim at the SxSW.        

Did LG Acquire Mobile Video Streaming Platform Meerkat?

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

By now we’re sure many of you guys should be familiar with the Meerkat app, an app that made its debut at SXSW which basically allows users to use their mobile devices to create live streams that people can tune into, kind of like Twitch for your phone. Show More Summary

Can Meerkat Beat Twitter's Periscope With a Public API?

Meerkat, the mobile live streaming services that shot to fame at this year's SXSW conference, has unveiled a public API that developers can use to build their own experiences around some of the popular app's functionality.

The Great Escape: Britain's answer to SXSW?

The Great Escape is small, low-key and grassroots, a quintessentially quirky British setting for live music, industry-related panel discussions and networking.        

What Is Mobile Live Broadcasting?

I’ve had the awesome opportunity of being an early adopter and power user of two of the biggest trending apps of 2015.  I jumped on Meerkat only days after it was released and was able to leverage it while at SXSW and Social Media Marketing World, where I was also at when Periscope made it’s debut.  

Finally, a Meerkat app for Android you'll actually want to use

The temptation to write off Meerkat -- the live-streaming app that sort of blew up at SXSW -- is tough to resist. After all, Twitter wasted no time releasing a competitor (with a cleaner interface, no less) that slowly seems to be eating Meerkat's lunch. Show More Summary

DOTS Uses Paint to Control Rapsberry Pi 2

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Two tables down from us at SXSW Create the Raspberry Pi foundation had a steady stream of kids playing Minecraft on Raspberry Pi, and picking up paint brushes. The painting activity was driven by a board they spun for the event thatShow More Summary

Meerkat vs. Periscope: How Close is the Race?

Meerkat was a breakout success at SXSW, and even after Twitter shut down API access, the livestreaming app still managed to dominate the conversation in the media. That is, until Twitter announced Periscope, which has since become the media darling. Show More Summary

Meerkat looks to Android for a chance at beating Periscope

Can an Android launch save Meerkat? SXSW must seem like a long time ago for the folks behind the livestreaming app that took Austin by storm back in March. It was just a few weeks later that Twitter launched Periscope, which, thanks to the social network's clout and a better user experience, has quickly become the streaming app of choice. Show More Summary

Workplace Self Hacks

In the SXSW Panel "The Productive Workplace -- UX, Technology and You" I discussed the power of UX in workplace design. I touched briefly on a term we have come to use a lot, the "perception gap." Here I would like to explain more about...Show More Summary

Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

6 months agoTechnology : Factory City

You must have an HTML5-capable browser to watch this video. You may also download this video directly. Funny how timing works out, but two interviews that I gave in March at SXSW have just been released. The first — an interview with...Show More Summary

I Totally Jacked Reggie Watts’ Strat Reggie Watts has...

I Totally Jacked Reggie Watts’ Strat Reggie Watts has racked up a whole lot of hits in his day, but I think I took his digital 3.0 game next-lev when we sat down together for a quick Strat Chat during SXSW. I nailed down his personal brand, fine-tuned his targeted demo, and figured out how to really monetize his content. Show More Summary

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