New Starwood Property In Cupertino Tweaks The Brand Standard A Bit To Feature Apple Technology

Starwood continued its growth in the US this week with a new Aloft property in Cupertino, CA, literally right next door to Apple’s HQ. Aloft isn’t my favorite Starwood brand; I’m more of a full-service guy.  But, one of the cool things I saw in the press release was that the rooms are featuring Apple TVs.  For those not familiar, Apple TV is a small box that hooks into your TV and allows you to stream a bunch of things including your iTunes content, any movies or TV shows you […]

What’s On My iPad, January 28th 2013

As a frequent traveler I rely on my iPad as in-flight entertainment/work tool on pretty much every flight.  It’s great not to have to rely on the airlines to provide an imperfect technology solution.  Here’s a list of what’s new on my iPad: Evernote and my Moleskine notebook:  I’ve always been a notepad kind of guy.  There’s something I inherently enjoy about keeping physical notes on certain meetings or phone calls.  The problem with that is I always find myself in a different city than my notepad, or I brought […]

What’s On Your iPad?

I’m always curious what people have on their iPad.  I don’t spend a bunch of time hunting for new things, so I have a lot less stuff on my iPad than some people I meet.  Here’s a few things (some old, some new) hanging out on my iPad: Flipboard:  It’s supposed to be more for social media, but you can use it to keep track of various news feeds.  It’s not a new app, but it’s been discussed at work lately in detail, so I figured it was worth highlighting. […]