Archive for September, 2010

Emerging social network – via license plates?

Imagine being able to automatically check in at a car rental site just by driving in the gates or receiving rewards coupons for parking in the lot of a retail store you frequent. Bump.com hopes to bring these idea to reality starting this holiday season. WIRED explains founder, Mitchell Thrower’s concept, ” A new social networking […]

Google Alerts: Keeping you in the know

Small business owners don’t have enough hours in a day to run their business, let alone keep track of industry news and trends all while keeping a keen eye on their competition. Enter Google Alerts. This handy service practically does the work for you, leaving you to focus on managing your business. Google Alerts not […]

Walmart: Your New Mobile Carrier

The other day while driving to a client and listening to NPR I heard an interesting story, “Walmart is getting into the wireless service business.”  Walmart says that they will begin offering mobile plans, to run on T-Mobile’s network, focusing on helping families stay connected while saving money.  But wait there’s something you smartphone users […]

Where to Recycle Electronics and How to Do it Responsibly

We receive numerous calls from our clients and even the general public about how to dispose of electronics. Whether it be a concern for safely disposing of the hazardous materials computer equipment can house or a concern for one’s privacy and security contained in old hard drives, many people don’t know how to go about […]

Greystone annual BBQ – August 2010

As an annual tradition, Greystone hosts a summer barbecue for clients, associates, friends and family. This year, we had a great turnout at Wash Park. The weather was beautiful. The food was excellent. Music, lawn games and much laughing followed. Here are some of our favorite pictures from the day. Thank you to everyone who […]

Steve Jobs: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Ninja?

If an article by Spa! is to be believed, the Apple CEO was detained at Kansai International Airport in Japan recently for carrying throwing stars. According to Apple, however, the story is “pure fiction.” Read more here and here.

Myth Busters: Greystone Edition

Myth: Never leave your cell phone on the charger overnight Most of us have heard this statement made at some point in our time using cell phones. If you leave your phone plugged in every night for hours on end, your battery will slowly loose length of life. However, what many don’t know is that […]

Social networking. A life-saver?

I always wondered where social networking would lead us. The first site I ever used for social media was MySpace, I thought it was fun to reconnect with friends I had during High School and actually reconnected with an old friend who is now my fiancée. Never in my mind would I have thought this […]