Spindustry Blog

Top 3 Questions About Internet Explorer’s End-of-Life

Posted by Allison Kuhlmann on January 28, 2016

On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, Microsoft took a giant step by no longer supporting versions of Internet Explorer prior to IE 11. The company even introduced IE’s replacement, Microsoft Edge, as a part of Windows 10. We answer questions regarding this change to help get you up to speed.

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Topics: technology, web development

Innovation

Posted by Michael Bird on August 28, 2013

Innovation is a big concept and sometimes hard to define; sometimes a “you know it when you see it” type situation and others when you didn’t even know it happened. Does innovation occur when a crazy inventor first dreams up the impossible or when the use of it becomes ubiquitous? As an example, you notice it to be odder that someone does NOT have a cell phone than those that do. Either way, innovation happens and it drives us forward.

Is Spindustry Digital an innovative company? In a way, we use modern programming languages, social media channels, mobile technology and other tools to implement the dreams of our clients; but we didn’t create those programming languages or marketing techniques. But again, as stated above, does innovation truly happen when some unique tool is developed or when someone figures out a great way to apply it? I think the answer is both.

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Topics: technology, about spindustry

Fitness and Technology

Posted by Jessica Plunkett on January 24, 2013

With the New Year comes new resolutions.  The most common resolution is related to weight loss, exercise and being healthy.  From apps that help you track your steps and caloric intake, to websites with communities that offer virtual support, the landscape of health and wellness has changed with the continued evolution of technology.  Here are a few examples of fitness and technology I’ve seen pop up recently via my social networks, research and personal use.

1. Food Tracking Apps – Women’s Running recommended three calorie-tracking apps including FitDay Mobile, MyFitnessPal and Spark People in a recent story. I downloaded the MyFitnessPal app.  (I couldn’t find FitDay Mobile in the app store and the Spark People app costs money despite the fact the article said it was free.)

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Topics: technology, lifestyle and leisure

Surface - A Good Start for Something New

Posted by Steve Fry on November 20, 2012

The Spindustry Digital team spends a great deal of time thinking about our client's mobile web strategy.  We experiment with various devices, and take every opportunity we can to learn about new mobile devices.  After a week and a half, I am starting to get the hang of my new Microsoft Surface tablet.  Here are some of my personal reactions after these initial days of use.

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Topics: technology, tech products

Seinfeld 2.0 Would be Different

Posted by Michael Bird on July 20, 2012

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Topics: technology