Everyone knows that professional conference goers like myself attend events not to listen to presentations, not to network but to collect schwag. Over the past couple of years I’ve done fairly well collecting tech t-shirts and I decided to create a weekly series critiquing tech companies t-shirt offerings in the expectation that a company with a great t-shirt is a prime candidate to have a great product also. Click here to see the series.

DSCF5410 If you’d like your t-shirt reviewed, flick me an email to arrange things. The judges decision is, of course, final and very little correspondence will be entered into (perhaps). 

defrag 2009, occupying a prominent space in the expo area, software vendor (and creator of well known editing software Camtasia) TechSmith demos DSCF5411it’s new visual collaboration offering, Jing and, more importantly, it’s new t-shirt design.

In an edgy move, the TechSmith shirt features a WWII bomber run, dropping parachutes underneath which float slides and filmstrip – it’s a somewhat whimsical and pretty cool approach.


  • The front design is actually pretty cool – kind of Bauhaus, kind of retro and kind of whimsical
  • I like bby blue, it brings out my complexion or something (actually it just makes a change from black)
  • 100% Cotton


  • Way too many logos on the back
  • Made in Mexico… but I’ll accept that the fight against third world manufacturing is a battle I’ll never win
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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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