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Crowdfunding projects turn ideas into viable products

Published on Sep 18, 2014 at 4:51 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. How do you raise money with just an idea? Before the internet, you could put together a business proposal and pitch deck and pound the pavement, beg a wealthy acquaintance or extended family member to invest, or mail […]

Five Tech Gadgets for Back-to-School

Published on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:19 am in Tech Trends.

We’re less than a week away from Labor Day, which for many of us signals the end of summer and the beginning of the school season. If you have kids getting back into school-mode, here are five tech gadgets to help your family transition into the fall. E-readers From summer reading lists, to fall assignments, […]

Technological advancements in the auto industry

Published on Jul 29, 2014 at 3:14 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. When asked to envision the car of the future, you might conjure up science-fiction films like “Blade Runner,” “Knight Rider” or “Minority Report,” which all took their best stabs at where auto technology was going. But we don’t […]

Cloud Storage Platforms Offer Business-Friendly Solutions

Published on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:00 am in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. By now, most internet users rely on cloud storage — whether they know it or not — to store, access and share any number of files. In business, cloud storage lets employees and clients easily collaborate and […]

A Sensible Cloud Strategy for Your Small Business

Published on Jun 3, 2014 at 9:44 am in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Though it’s commonly associated with free storage providers, like Dropbox, or online word processors, like Google Docs, cloud computing can involve more advanced areas of technology, too. That’s part of the reason that talking about “the cloud” can […]

Addicts & Zombies: We’re Obsessed With Our Smartphones

Published on May 14, 2014 at 4:31 pm in Tech Trends.

One hundred seventy-six million individuals are in an exclusive, addictive relationship — with their smartphone. That’s the number of people whom mobile analytics firm Flurry recently classified as “mobile addicts,” which Flurry defines as those who launch smartphone apps more than 60 times a day — six times more than the average smartphone user. The […]

Connected Light Bulbs Offer Ultimate Efficiency & Tone

Published on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:46 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. When was the last time you geeked out about light bulbs? Well, if you have a strong interest in home automation like I do, connected light bulbs likely have you pretty excited. To back up, home automation is […]

The Technology of Music

Published on Mar 11, 2014 at 9:23 am in Tech Trends.
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Like many people in Nashville, music has always been an important part of my life. I play bass guitar in a rock ’n’ roll band, and before getting into technology, I worked in the music industry. When those two aspects of my life — music and technology — collide, the results can be unpredictable and disruptive. […]

Highlights from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

Published on Feb 11, 2014 at 12:13 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. What’s not to like about a four-day glut-fest of gadgets? That’s essentially what the International Consumer Electronics Show is every year, and 2014 was no exception. Here are some notable innovations from this year’s show. Curved televisions Flexible […]