Why GIFs Are the Future of Communication

GIPHY founder Adam Leibsohn took the stage at the recent PSFK 2015 Conference to discuss what he believes will be our communication preference of the future: GIFs. In an all-GIF presentation, Leibsohn runs through the evolution of communication, from voice to text to emoji and the endless number of animated GIFs that can just about explain anything. While words may work for literal subjects like …

Instant Translation With Skype

Skype recently released a new program that can instantly translate a conversation between an English and a Spanish speaker in real time. The “Skype Translator” breaks new ground in communication technology as it proposes a future reality where people can communicate with each other no matter what language they’re speaking. The program is still in preview mode and will take continual use to work out …

Off-the-Grid With goTenna

A sleek solution to network failure when deep in the wilderness or simply stuck at crowded festivals

Sometimes, when you most need phone reception to fire off an essential text, it’s not there. When you find yourself stuck deep in the backcountry miles from a signal or in a crowd of dazed festival goers when the network can’t handle the massive amount of traffic, it’s time to go off the grid. Launching today, the goTenna pairs with smartphones via BluetoothLE to allows …