Caryn Tomer
Caryn Tomer
Caryn is Techli’s Editor-in-Chief. She is a writer who loves sharing stories of innovation, no matter the location. She has her masters in mass communication from SIUE and has been in corporate marketing for 6+ years, working on campaigns for all kinds of products. When she’s not writing, you can find her hitting the trail as an avid runner and general sports enthusiast.


Why You Should (And Shouldn’t) Learn More About WordPress

If you’re even halfway paying attention to the Internet, you likely know about WordPress, a very popular content management system.  What you may not know is the extent to which it powers the web and...  [Read More]

Refresh: The App You Need To Download Right Now

With so many apps available, it can be overwhelming to know which ones you need and which ones you really don’t.  Refresh, which launched out of its beta program a week and a half ago,...  [Read More]

Axosoft Offers $10,000 Grant To Software Development Startups

While $10,000 probably doesn’t sound like a lot in the grand scheme of things, there are likely lots of ways that you could put that money to good use, right? After all, every little bit...  [Read More]

Chicago-Based TicketLab Lets You Search For Games How You Want

If you live in the city, there are a plethora of options available to you for entertainment.  Whether you’re interested in the symphony, rock and roll, or catching your favorite hometown team play one of...  [Read More]

Will Glass Go Mainstream? OnTheGo Platforms Creates SDK To Help With That

Four years ago, Ryan Fink, CEO of OnTheGo Platforms, began working on a running application called Ghost Runner.  Of course, back then there weren’t “smart glasses,” really.  But, the idea was to have a heads...  [Read More]

Big Data And Privacy: A Discussion On Compliance, Tracking, and Transparenc...

There are many outlets that are professing this as the year of ‘Big Data.’  With the ever-increasing maturity of tools tracking users online, social networking becoming ubiquitous, and the emergence of wearable technology tracking everything...  [Read More]

UMSL Digital Media Marketing Conference Continues…Even In The Dark (A...

A power outage didn’t stop today’s UMSL Digital Media Marketing Conference or keep attendees from sharing key insights. [View the story "We're At The UMSL Digital Media Marketing Conference (Afternoon Session!)" on Storify]  [Read More]

We’re At The UMSL Digital Media Marketing Conference (Morning Session...

The morning session is in the books at the UMSL Digital Media Marketing Conference.  Here’s a round-up of a few key insights from the morning’s speakers.  We’ll be back this afternoon for round two! Stay...  [Read More]

Shoestagram: A Bootleg Alternative To Google Glass?

“Wearing Google Glass divides your attention between the “ok Glass world” and the real world. That much is obvious. You can’t have an active screen hovering over your right eye and remain completely focused on...  [Read More]

Connected Athletes: SmartMio Offers First Wearable Muscle Stimulator To Boo...

There aren’t many things I love more than a really cool gadget… Except maybe when it’s a gadget for athletes.   Today, you can find all kinds of great wearables to track your performance, like Fitbit...  [Read More]