Summer 2015

Breather: Personal Rented Space   Need peace and quiet, but only for a limited amount of time? Download Breather, the app that gives you virtual keys to private spaces for any length of time. Whenever you need a space, you can request and reserve it on your smartphone, and unlock the door with a unique…

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September 2018

Apple’s Annual Event Apple held their annual event unveiling new products this month, leaving some people disappointed. Three new¬†iPhones and a new Apple Watch were shown, though based on reports they were pretty much everything that everyone thought they would be. The iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the Apple Watch Series 4 are all…

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September 2017

Apple’s iPhone: Happy 10th Anniversary Apple’s iPhone is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary this year (or should we say it’s “X” anniversary?). This month, the company unveiled three new versions of the iPhone, along with other announcements, all at the new Steve Jobs Theatre, also unveiled for the first time. The launch event took place on…

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September 2016

Lyft: Up for Grabs   Lyft, the second largest hall-riding company behind Uber, is making moves to sell itself. Though the company has $1.4 billion in cash and can continue operating privately for quite some time, putting itself on the market for sale does not evoke much confidence in its future. Some reports say Lyft…

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September 2015

Nearables: Your Shopping Experience   Electronic beacons, or nearables, beam Bluetooth signals to your smartphone. The emerging trend is changing shopping experiences, where sensor-equipped everyday objects can detect your location, identify your personal information, and collect data about what’s happening. For example, supermarket chain Marsh is testing a network of nearable-enhanced apps with inMarket, placing…

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September 2014

Mophie Battery Pack for Your Cell: A Review It’s no surprise that with all the different uses for our smartphones the one thing we are all longing for is a longer lasting battery life. One of many new companies selling battery packs is Mophie, and they just released a new “Space Pack” battery and storage…

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October 2017

MCG and Datto: Exhibit at NY EXPO MCG will be exhibiting at the NY EXPO at the Javits Center on November 7, 2017. This event is a day long exhibition along with presentations. Datto will be presenting a session during the day on disaster recovery and how Datto can address your needs. Stop by booth…

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October 2016

Refer a Colleague: Earn MCG Credit   Do you know of any friends or business associates who may be in need of IT services for their business? MCG, Inc. is offering up to a $1000 credit if a referral from you turns in to an ongoing client. This credit would be applied for each referral,…

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October 2015

Bitmoji: Your Better Self   Bitmoji is a fairly new app we’re obsessed with, and we’re not the only ones. The app allows you to design a caricatured version of yourself, choosing everything from face shape to hairstyle and even your outfit. Then you can enable the bitmoji keyboard which places your avatar in a…

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November 2017

Real Estate: Augmented Reality App Cambria, a countertop manufacturer based in Minnesota, has started spreading the news about their new augmented reality app. The app lays digital images on top of the real world when people look through a smartphone lens. Brian Peters, chief marketing officer of Cambria, says the app is all about ease…

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