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I’ve been closely following the Apple announcement this morning, and am very intrigued by the product and its potential. In typical Apple fashion, the only things worth complaining about are what they left out. Almost everything that IS about this device… is awesome. Here are my thoughts… The Good: The Price: $499-829 The screen is [...]

If you’re like me, you find lots of music you want to buy on the iTunes Store every time you go. Neither of us, though, allow ourselves to buy everything we see, right? Some of it is a “maybe” or a “compare to something else” or whatever. The point is iTunes doesn’t have a button [...]

iPhone 3G had bluetooth but no stereo music capability… but now, with the 3.0 Software update, Apple has given not just 3GS users, but 3G users as well… the ability to have one wireless headset that plays music AND takes calls!

If you’re a normal web citizen, this post will be insanely boring for you… so I suggest skipping it. But if you’re a WordPress blogger, especially a Thesis blogger who cares about your RSS feeds, you don’t want to miss it… Intro to the Post and Multimedia boxes I, like many other bloggers, am a [...]

UPDATE: Google is accepting (and granting) invite applications as we speak… so if you’re interested at all, click on this link to sign up to receive an invitation. Google’s as yet-unreleased “GoogleVoice” service isn’t so new. I’ve been using it’s predecessor, GrandCentral as my primary business and personal phone number for 2 years. This is [...]

Wondering about Web 2.0?

by justin on April 6, 2009 · 0 comments

Put simply, Web 2.0 is the beginning of the movement to extend our entire digital lives online… to the cloud. More and more everyday we’re putting more of our pictures, video and thoughts online… and new technologies known as “Web 2.0″ like RSS, AJAX and “cloud computing” are making that easy and fun.  Storing your [...]

What is Cloud Computing?

by justin on April 6, 2009 · 0 comments

“Cloud Computing” is the newest buzz word in the world of the internet… and an integral part of Web 2.0. Here’s how they work together: Computers like your laptop, while convenient, still can’t be in all places at once and can cause major problems when lost, stolen or just crashed. If you’ve ever used a [...]

The word “collaboration” used to be dirty when it came to computers. The best we could usually do was use the Word feature that let you scratch things out and add notes in the side column. Then you had to email the file back and forth. Nightmare. Today’s collaboration tools like Basecamp utilize the full [...]

Animoto is a new video service that will amaze you… especially if you’ve ever spent hours putting together a nice slideshow with music and photos. It will download your pictures from Flickr or Facebook and has an uncanny knack to be able to match your pictures to the beat of your music! Watch this video [...]

What would Google Do?

by justin on March 21, 2009 · 0 comments

Why should companies be open and honest with their customers? Will old media be able to adapt to a new world order in which the blog and the tweet are the most powerful tools? Are we ready for that new kind of democracy? Besides the last question, you’ll find answers in this new book “What [...]