The iTunes App Store Comes to Facebook →
mashable: Interacting with the iTunes App Store just got easier, thanks to the new App Store Facebook page. Developed and powered by Vitrue, the new page puts the App Store…
Digg’s Empty Search Results Promote Burger King’s... →
mashable: Burger King –- no stranger to clever social media marketing campaigns –- is taking over Digg’s empty search results pages. Specifically, the fast food chain is placing ads…
4 Tips for Reducing Social Media Stress →
mashable: Soren Gordhamer is the organizer of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, April 30th-May 2nd in Silicon Valley, which brings together staff from Google, Facebook, and Twitter, along…
Wikipedia’s Redesign Is Coming Soon →
mashable: Wikipedia is edging closer to a redesign. Nako Komura, head of the user experience team for the Wikimedia Foundation, detailed some of these changes on the foundation’s…
Young Learners Need Librarians, Not Just Google →
techspotlight: infoneer-pulse: As a former corporate lawyer, I owe much of my success to effective research skills that evolved, with the help of skilled trainers, as new tools came along. As a former executive officer at a company that had 1,200 employees in 29 countries worldwide, I know that without adequate media literacy training, kids will not succeed in a 21st-century workplace. The...
Here Are Some Games You’ll Be Playing on the iPad →
mashable: We already know that we’ll be able to use iPhone applications on the iPad, scaled to iPad’s bigger screen size. But what native iPad apps has Apple approved so far? PadGadget…
Netflix via Wii Is Almost Here →
mashable: Netflix has announced that it’s entered the final stages for the rollout of Netflix for the Wii. Starting in the next few days, several lucky customers are going to get the new…
Lady Gaga, Meet Chatroulette [VIDEO] →
mashable: There’s no denying that Chatroulette is currently a huge internet hit, brewing a new meme almost each day. Lady Gaga, on the other hand, recently became the biggest name on YouTube. Now, the inevitable clash of these two phenomena has
Watch: Slow-motion sonic boom caught on tape!
Watch the Virgin Galactic (aka SpaceShipTwo) in flight. [via HuffPost Tech]
3 Useful iPhone Apps to Help File Your Taxes →
mashable: Tax season is upon us, and the iPhone is here to take the sting out of Uncle Sam’s April chore. The current arsenal of App Store software is useful for both simple and complex tax…
Digg for iPhone Vaults to #1 News App Worldwide →
mashable: On Wednesday, Digg finally launched its iPhone app, and within about 24 hours, it’s shot to the top of the app store’s “news” category in many countries around the world,…
techspotlight: Joel Levine: Why we need to go back to Mars At TEDxNASA, planetary scientist Joel Levine shows some intriguing — and puzzling — new discoveries about Mars: craters full of ice, traces of ancient oceans, and compelling hints at the presence, sometime in the past, of life. He makes the case for going back to Mars to find out more.
BBC News - Ada Lovelace voted most popular... →
techspotlight: Ada Lovelace has emerged as the most popular role model in a day dedicated to celebrating women working in the fields of science and technology. So far, 2,239 people around the world have posted blogs, videos and podcasts online nominating their heroines. Additionally, events were held in London, Copenhagen, Dresden, Montreal and Brazil to mark the day, named after Ms Lovelace,...
China: 'Google is not god'
“For Chinese people, Google is not god, and even if it puts on a full-on show about politics and values, it is still not god.” China’s People’s Daily, via HuffPost Tech
You Tube's Pre-Google P&L AND the first video ever... →
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I first came across Danielle Aubert’s Excel Art at the gift shop of NYC’s Ace Hotel. WOW! Not the Microsoft Excel I’m used to…
HOW TO: Add Captions To Your YouTube Videos →
mashable: YouTube has a global audience, so if you want to reach as many people as possible, you’ll have to make sure subtitles are available for your videos. You’ll want closed captioning to reach the deaf and hard of hearing, too. Thankfully, that process has shifted from
How I (not actually me) Became (Mostly)... →
techspotlight: (via gooblog) - Are we too reliant on Google’s services? As long-time readers know, I love Google’s products and use them daily, as they’re absolutely the best I’ve tried in their categories: Google search, Gmail, Google Chrome browser, Google Reader, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Picasa, mostly. But is it dangerous to give all our information and to rely so completely on one...
BBC - dot.Rory: Data czar to politicians: I'm... →
techspotlight: Since I wrote last week about the danger that voters could be “spammed” by politicians, I’ve been reassured by people from various parties that they will be very careful about the way they use e-mail to talk to voters. The message seems to be that if you’re already a member or have been in touch with a political party, then you can expect further contacts over the next few weeks -...
Viral Video Chart: ChatRoulette pianist, parents... →
techspotlight: Watch a hooded pianist improvise songs for the people he meets by webcam in this week’s rundown of the top online clips
Technology Review: Editors' blog: Google, Intel,... →
techspotlight: A Google-Intel-Sony partnership will soon offer TVs and set-top boxes that make it easier to browse the Web on a TV, according to a report by The New York Times. The Google TV platform will be based on the Android operating system and will be open to developers, who will presumably be able to create downloadable TV apps, like games. While some TVs and boxes already allow Web...
huffpostcomedy: Jon Stewart spent 15 minutes doing a parody Glenn Beck last night. Wow. Just…wow.
Google Docs as Microsoft Office conversation hack
howardtharp: sijobling: Si: It’s quicker for me to forward a Word document to Gmail and open in Google Docs than opening it in Word for Mac. Not just for those with Macs. Even if you’re on Windows and don’t have the exact right version of Office, this send-to-your-Gmail hack is great. (Let alone if you’re on Linux.)
Apple Patents Reveal Plans for Mobile Social... →
mashable: The smart folks at Patently Apple have uncovered some documents published to the USPTO today detailing a social application Apple is building for the iPhone. The application,…