As a veteran and military spouse operated startup, Call Dibs finds it important to stay up to date on the latest in technology while providing you the best online military marketplace. From Twitter to Apps to Tech Blogs, there is a lot of information out there to keep the average person and military member up on top of the tech world. Whether you are looking for the best gift to buy, new tech tips for personal businesses or just looking to make more connections, check out our list of sources and their Twitter handles (in no particular order).
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1. Soldier Knows Best: Mark shares the latest in tech gadgets weekly, attends live presentations on the hottest Playstation or XBox games, and provides tons of YouTube videos on reviews and unboxing of new phones. @soldierknowsbest
2. TechCrunch: Technology news, all the time! If you get stuck trying to figure out what your friend just shared on Facebook and why you should use that new app, website or gadget, visit TechCrunch. @TechCrunch
3. Huffington Post Tech: News, blogs and more. This is a great one source for checking out the opinions across the spectrum. The personal stories really help to connect why technology matters to you and your family. @HuffPostTech
4. Military.com: Not just Military news, but a great source for the secruity concerns and techonology impacting our community. Search their site for discounts on software and computers. @Militarydotcom
5. Zappos’ CEO Tony: Zappos has become more than just an online shoe store. Follow Tony regarding to learn more about being an entrepreneur, leading a strong business and tech news. @zapppos
6. Veteran Owned: Learn about other Veteran owned businesses and network for free with others connect through the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force and National Guard. Their tweets help any vet with a new business network with others making the leap to owning a business. @VeteranOwned
7. SXSW: Perhaps you’ve seen these letters and thought “should I know what that means?”. South By Southwest hosts festivals and conferences for Music, Film and Interactive hotness. Yes, we said hotness, because even though you’re new to the Tech Life, you can learn about some new tech tools before they are released and how to interact with startups if you choose to attend a SXSW event. @SXSW
8. CNET Military Tech: CNET is a source for product review, news, free software downloads and has a special Military Tech section. The free software downloads are a plus for everyone! @CNET
Kristin Garcia is a Consultant for Adjacent Applications Inc. and Army Brat. She was born in Indianapolis, IN while her father was stationed at Fort Benjamin Harrison. Living in Kansas, Oklahoma, Germany and Texas allowed her to ability to meet people from many backgrounds while growing up and continues to love to travel. She received her BBA from the University of Oklahoma and MAA from the University of the Incarnate Word. She currently serves as a Mentor Trainer for Western Governors University in Austin, TX.