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Sep 09 2013

ShareThis: When good services go bad

When you’ve been on the Internet for a long time, you find yourself using the same applications over and over you get to a point where you feel comfortable with a particular application, but in time, everything changes. And it’s unfortunate when those traditional/dependable applications make changes to their processes or the policies on how …

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Apr 16 2013

Windows 8 continues to push the irrelevance of a Microsoft Operating System

Back in May of 2011, I wrote a post about Windows 8 and that people shouldn’t buy it. The discussions over Windows 8 are highly mixed and there’s a group of people that love Windows 8 there’s a group of people that absolutely despise Windows 8. That demographic of people can be separated into those …

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Mar 14 2013

Google Shocks Loyal Users By Announcing The Retirement Of Google Reader

In a massive surprise, Google has announced that they’re shutting down Google reader at the beginning of July. In 2005 Google launched Google reader and I can recall that there were a bunch of applications that were developed directly for working with RSS feeds.  When Google reader came out it automatically struck fear into the …

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Feb 15 2013

Are you using the right punctuation for happiness?

I bet you never stop to think about the use of an exclamation mark or the seriousness of putting a period on the end of a sentence. And with Internet trolls out there just waiting to stomp on someone because they’re not using the grammar correctly is just sad. Most people that are using Facebook …

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Aug 29 2012

Mozilla Thunderbird 15 released with Instant chat for Facebook, Google and Twitter

Mozilla Thunderbird continues to be one of my favorite applications as an email client. And although Mozilla has said that they’re not going to put as much effort into the development of Thunderbird, they have said that they are going to continue to provide Thunderbird with regular updates; they just want the community to become …

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Mar 09 2012

Who is and What are the benefits of using Pinterest?

In the realm of technology, there’s always something involving, something always changing like every six months; and every once in a while you get something really big. With the Internet and social technology, there’s always something new happening. Big players like Google+, Facebook, twitter, and now a newcomer called Pinterest. Pinterest has enjoyed a humble …

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Feb 10 2012

Blogger vs. Journalism: Is either less valid?

Writing for a blog and running a blog site like mine can be fun sometimes, on a sarcastic note, because of the things you deal with and the obstacles you try to navigate to keep your material fresh, perspective true and to provide as much accurate information you can. I don’t see who, or how, …

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Feb 06 2012

Social Media and Super Bowl was a big win…

I was really impressed with the Internet traffic about the Super Bowl XLVI yesterday. It was coming from Facebook and Twitter and all social venues. Records were being set not only by the New England Patriots [Brady], but by the half time show with Madonna.   People were using Facebook to discuss the game, and …

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Jan 23 2012

MegaUpload brings the consequence of ‘cloud’ storage home… again.

Cloud storage is something that a lot of companies are trying to get into and there’s plenty of benefit to support the fact that ‘cloud’ storage is beneficial; it’s one of the biggest things that Windows 8 is going to be bringing to the next iteration of the operating system. But if you’re watching the …

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Jan 19 2012

SOPA: going dark- did it get any attention?

While several of the largest websites [Like Digg, Facebook and Twitter] didn’t do anything for SOPA [not even a banner of text], there was an impact yesterday [January 18th]. A difference was made in awareness and attention has been brought to the world. The people of the Internet have shown they have a voice and …

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