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iPhone owners can now access Facebook Timeline

December 19, 2011


Facebook’s new Timeline features is now available for iPhone owners. When the desktop version was released late last week, the social media network only had the mobile app available for Androids. Facebook users must first enable Timeline on their desktop version beforehand. Then an update of the mobile app will allow iPhone users to see […]

Are you embracing the changes in Gmail, Twitter and Facebook?

December 8, 2011


It’s apparently the time of change for many social networks. Some of the changes have been slow rollouts, while others have come out of the blue and hit us without an announcement and beyond our expectations. Some changes, as with Gmail, were announced and you could opt in at your discretion with the understanding that […]

Time Inc. avoids Apple, goes with HP and Google

February 13, 2011


Time Inc., which owns the large magazines Time, People and Sports Illustrated, made a competitive move in the tablet market by striking an agreement with Hewlett-Packard to sell subscriptions on HP’s TouchPad tablet. Time Inc. has also said it will sell print-digital bundles with full access for Google’s Android Market. While the TouchPad tablet isn’t […]

Yahoo to launch “Livestand” later this year

February 12, 2011


Yahoo announced this week that it will launch a tablet-based news and magazine service called “Livestand.” While the service won’t be available until later this year, Yahoo says it will allow news and magazine publishers to offer their content on a variety of devices, including the iPad and Android. According to the article: “We see […]

Foursquare on top of the world

January 20, 2011


David Newman, CEO of Carole Nash, arranged a stunt so that he could check in on Foursquare from the North Pole. He had to tether his Android phone and a satellite phone to make the trip and withstand -35 degree Celsius temperatures. Newman teamed up with Stickyeyes, a search specialists company, to perform the stunt, […]

Twitter launches in South Korea

January 20, 2011


Twitter officially launched in South Korea yesterday with a complete Korean-language version of its site. They’ve also updated the iPhone and Android apps to include the Hangul alphabet. It’s not like Koreans haven’t been using Twitter though. A wide variety of Korean language apps like Tweetdeck have been available for some time. Twitter’s big competition […]