John Patrick Pullen

John Patrick Pullen

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Based in Portland, Ore., John Patrick Pullen covers travel, business and tech for Men's Journal, Fortune and others.

Technology

7 Mobile Apps to Upgrade Your iOS 7 Experience

Stuff the stock apps in a folder, and supercharge your iPhone with these more useful replacements.
Business Moving Forward

4 Mini-Tablets That Make a Big Impact

Who says bigger is better? These mini versions of tablets cost less and can fit in one hand.
Starting a Business

The Best States for Entrepreneurs

We checked out the data and talked to the experts to find the best states that best cater to small business. Here, our look at the places that are going the distance for 'treps.
Starting a Business

The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

We looked at the data and talked to the experts to find the best cities for small business. Here are five emerging entrepreneurial hubs.
Starting a Business

Best Under the Radar Business Incubators

There are more than 1,250 incubators in the U.S. With help from the National Business Incubation Association, we picked four for their ability to stand out in states that aren't always regarded as sma...
Entrepreneurs

Inside Nerdist's Media Empire for the Internet Age

Geek rebels Chris Hardwick and Peter Levin parlayed their passion for sci-fi, video games and superheroes into a new media empire for the Internet Age. All hail the Nerdist.
Growth Strategies

8 Lessons From Nerd Culture

Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick shares his business lessons from the best of nerd culture.
Marketing

5 Simple Tips for Marketing to Nerds

Nerds, geeks, eggheads and wonks are an influential audience -- Nerdist's Chris Hardwick offers tips to reach them.
Technology

How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future

A look at three new companies that are pushing their ways to the forefront of 3-D printing.
Starting a Business

Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business

The innovative cosmetic e-commence site, Birchbox is many things. For consumers, it's a chance to sample new products for a small fee and to replenish products they already enjoy, and for the founder...
Technology

7 Technologies That Are Disrupting the Cable TV Business

A look at new video technologies from startup companies as well as some more established players.
Marketing

Giving Ecommerce a Social Twist

Wanelo is a online community of people who can link to products they like and share them with their friends, via a corkboard-like interface similar to Pinterest.
Technology

4 Bluetooth Headsets You Won't Be Embarrassed to Wear

These four devices do more than just free up your hands, they're also crammed with noise-canceling technology, and some are even easy on the eyes.
Technology

Xbox One a Serious Business Tool? Nice Try, Microsoft

Microsoft makes a far-fetched pitch to small businesses by calling its new gaming console a presentation tool.
Technology

4 Laptops Powerful and Fast Enough to Run Your Business

These full-size laptops have large screens, full-size keyboards and powerful operating systems.
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