Joe Arico




I Didn’t Know How Much I Hated Netflix Until I Used This.

I Didn’t Know How Much I Hated Netflix Until I Used This.

Redbox and Verizon’s joint-venture video service is now in “alpha” testing, as the companies try to challenge Netflix for the streaming crown.
Joe Arico in Verizon



The Digital Revolution of Video Games

The Digital Revolution of Video Games

At a time when new ideas and technology are transforming movie and music distribution, video games are emerging as the next medium to feel the effects of change.
Joe Arico in Arts & Entertainment



3 Steps to Finding the Right Smartphone

3 Steps to Finding the Right Smartphone

The smartphone market is saturated with hundreds of choices from dozens of manufacturers, making picking the right one a tough task.
Joe Arico in Gadgets & Gear



Media-Mind: Sorry Hollywood, UltraViolet Isn’t the Answer

Media-Mind: Sorry Hollywood, UltraViolet Isn’t the Answer

Several Hollywood studios hope UltraViolet is the answer to falling DVD sales and lost revenue, but a crowded market of digital options could hold the new format back.
Joe Arico in Strategies & Solutions



Media-Mind: Why Your Phone Has No FM Radio

Media-Mind: Why Your Phone Has No FM Radio

People use smartphones to download games, music, Internet radio and virtual talking cats, but can’t listen to their local FM radio signal, something broadcasters hope to change.
Joe Arico in Media-Mind



3 Reasons Your Phone Bill Will Skyrocket

3 Reasons Your Phone Bill Will Skyrocket

The rise of smartphones has corresponded with an increase in customers’ monthly bills, and that trend isn’t going to change over the next two years.
Joe Arico in Strategies & Solutions



How Microsoft Is Reinventing Glass… and Entertainment

How Microsoft Is Reinventing Glass… and Entertainment

Microsoft’s new Smartglass app transforms a user’s tablet, PC or smartphone into a tool that allows them to experience games, movies and TV shows at a whole new level of interactivity.
Joe Arico in Microsoft



Media-Mind: The Consequences of Skipping Commercials

Media-Mind: The Consequences of Skipping Commercials

Dish Network is embroiled in a lawsuit with television networks over a feature that will allow viewers to skip commercials during recorded shows, and the outcome could affect future programming.
Joe Arico in Arts & Entertainment



Media-Mind: How ESPN Gets It Right

Media-Mind: How ESPN Gets It Right

New media is giving cable stations problems, as viewers flee to online alternatives, but ESPN’s mobile apps and online presence offer a model for traditional media to transition into the future.
Joe Arico in Media-Mind



Is Anyone Using Google+?

Is Anyone Using Google+?

New data suggests Google+ is not capturing users the way the Google suggests, but the research may not be as damning as analysts think.
Joe Arico in Google