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Green Information Technology Solutions for a Better Future

Green IT, Improve IT, Sustain IT Implement green information technology solutions and save on energy consumption, resource allocation, and financial expenditures. Consider moving to the cloud to free up internal resources, and implement a longterm remote work plan to reduce commutes and keep the air clean. Using innovative consolidation techniques, cloud computing platforms, and intelligent energy management solutions, LimeTech can…

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The 4 Mythic Characters of IT

The 4 Mythic Characters of IT Company owners often view IT through the lens of headache cure or damage control. And yes, when you’re dealing with the pain of unstable systems built on outdated equipment, all you want is relief. But when you only look to your IT team for palliative care, you may miss the opportunity to tap some…

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Tech That Subtracts

We aren’t unique in the San Francisco area in that we often struggle with the fact that our lives have become increasingly complex, with constant demands on our attention and time. Sometimes it seems like the speed of life is accelerating every week. There are so many tech products out there that promise to help us become faster, smarter, and…

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Techie Perks in SF

There are always a thousand reasons to appreciate why we live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are just a few of the latest. Living Innovation Zones--High Tech Playgrounds for All The SF Mayor's Office has rolled out a new program that introduces "innovation spaces" throughout the city. These environments showcase creative and high-tech interactive art and are now…

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The Agile Family

How Agile is Your Family? The world of software development has influenced many sectors of business, but this is the first time we've heard of someone taking the methods of Agile software development and applying them to raising a family. Take a watch of this video and consider whether you're ready to embrace this concept of the "agile family." Our first…

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Cloud Storage Price War Brings Discounts

As reported today in TechCrunch, Amazon and Google seem to be locked into a cloud storage price war. As is the case with such battles, cloud customers stand to win. Today, Google announced it's latest cut, bringing Cloud Storage Pricing to a total markdown of 30%. As the TechCrunch article states: Today, in a somewhat surprising move, Google announced that it…

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Tech Overload? Join the National Day of Unplugging

With the mass proliferation of smartphones, many of us struggle with the obsessive urge to constantly check email and update our social media profiles. The endless opportunity for distraction may have compelled you to wonder if you've acquired Attention Deficit Disorder...until you start checking for another IM. Researchers are studying the myriad ways heavy technology use can affect your brain.…

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Multi-Touch Computing on Any Surface

A Screen-less Touchscreen from OmniTouch If you're willing to brave the silly factor and can handle the weight of an odd projector perched on your shoulder, it is now possible to receive emails on the palm of your hand (without a smartphone). As seen in Fast Company magazine, OmniTouch's recent prototype is a wearable computer that projects a screen-less interface,…

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Outsourcing Life’s Little Tasks

Got a pile of laundry and no time for washing? Looking for someone reliable to pick up your lunch? TaskRabbit.com is an online service that connects people who need to get stuff done with a huge community of pre-screened and vetted runners. People with tasks post their job online and the task runners compete by naming the price at which…

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What’s New with OS X 10.7 Lion? Efficiency!

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion brings a lot of great new utilities to the table. First off…let’s talk just a little about multi-touch and launch pad. I think most folks know what multi-touch is, but for those of you who don’t, here’s a quick overview: Multi-touch allows you to use finger gestures to perform specific functions. The most basic example…

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