Google Launches Gmail Priority Inbox To Better Filter Your Inbox

Aug 31, 2010

Yesterday Google launched a new feature that is sure to have hardcore Gmail users jumping for joy: Priority Inbox. Priority inbox is your virtual mail clerk for managing your massive email overload. At the heart of the feature is a comprehensive algorithm that sifts through emails and replies to find important keywords, people you email the most and other...

Microsoft Now Powering Yahoo Search Results

Aug 24, 2010

Today Yahoo announced that all of its organic searches are powered by Bing, the search engine created by Microsoft as a direct competitor to Google. The switch is finalized from a deal hammered out between Yahoo and Microsoft over a year ago. Now that Microsoft powers Yahoo’s searches, the software giant commands 28.1% of the search engine market which is...

How Businesses Are Using Foursquare To Promote Themselves

Aug 19, 2010

Foursquare is more than just a simple check in service, it can be leveraged by businesses to promote their brand and connect with consumers. Foursquare Marketing Campaigns Don’t knock Foursquare as just your regular check in service, businesses are already using it to promote themselves; by having users check in to them. Starbucks, one of the biggest...

Contrary To Popular Belief, The Web Is Not Dead

Contrary To Popular Belief, The Web Is Not Dead

Aug 17, 2010

Chris Anderson of Wired made the audacious claim that the web is dead. While such a bold claim can’t go unchecked, Anderson’s proposal of the Web’s death is an interesting write up to how we should view the Internet and to an extension, the web. Anderson makes his point through rethinking how the web is viewed. Typically, we’d like to...

Google Release “Chrome To Phone” And Enhanced Voice Commands For Android

Aug 12, 2010

Google unveiled a feature for Chrome that sends links within the browser to an Android phone and new enhanced voice commands for the mobile operating system. Chrome To Phone “Chrome to Phone”, a feature that has been available since early May in beta form has been officially released today. As detailed in the above video, setup is extremely easy and...

Precious, The Bike That Tweets For Charity

Precious, The Bike That Tweets For Charity

Aug 10, 2010

Utilizing the Internet for charity is nothing new, but they’re evolving. The latest involves a Tweeting bike and an ambitious trek across the US. Precious, The Bike Precious, marketed as a bike with brains is part of a journey that not only raises money for Livestrong and Team Fatty but combines Social Media and wit to engage followers that rivals...

How Writers Can Leverage HTML5

Aug 5, 2010

HTML5 is one of the newest web technologies and is being readily embraced—but what does it mean for journalists and writers? What HTML5 Means For Writers There has been a lot of buzz surrounding HTML5, especially in regards to HTML5 overtaking flash design for video playback and animation. This is sure to put a tough decision on any ad agency. While...