To Make Twitter More Useful: a “Replies to This Tweet” Link

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A while back Twitter announced that their API would begin supporting the ability to specify what tweet someone was replying to. Of course this is a fantastic feature but there isn’t a single way users are benefiting from that information. Here is my suggestion, put a “Replies to this Tweet” link next to every tweet. […]

Ma.gnolia Data is Gone For Good

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The social bookmarking service Ma.gnolia reports that all of its user data was irretrievably lost in the Jan. 30 database crash that knocked the service offline. How’s that for cloud computing? Ma.gnolia Data is Gone For Good Data Center Knowledge.

References to GDrive Appear in Google Pack File

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Some references to the long rumored Google service “GDrive” have appeared in a file used by Google Pack. The file categorizes GDrive as a Online file backup and Storage service and has the following description: “GDrive provides reliable storage for all of your files, including photos, music and documents. GDrive allows you to access your […]

TechCrunch Tablet Update: Prototype A

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The TechCrunch tablet first appeared about a month ago and seems to actually be moving along. The first prototype has been built. The current design is in an aluminum case that a local sheet metal shop put together for them but the final design will most likely use plastic and be almost twice as thin […]

Pandora Is Near Closing Down

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Pandora is an internet radio service that uses the music genome project to give you personalized radio stations based on songs and artists that you like. You aren’t able to pick songs specifically but you can fine tune what the radio station plays by giving each song a thumbs up or thumbs down. Pandora has […]

Twitter Ends SMS Updates For UK Users

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In a move that will help Twitter save a lot of money and hopefully improve the service for the bulk of the users, they have decided to stop sending SMS updates to UK users. The reason for this is that (according to Twitter) it costs them $1,000 per user per year to support SMS in […]

NetShare for the iPhone

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You may have heard about NetShare by now since it was up on the App Store, and then down, and then up again, and then down again. If you were one of the lucky ones (as I was) to be able to purchase the app while it then good for you and for all of […]

Time Warner Cable Testing 40GB Download Cap

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Time Warner Cable will beginning testing a broadband service cap of 40GB/month in Beaumont, Texas. The first thing I want to say is that this would end up costing me roughly $40 more per month then what I am paying now. I would not consider myself to be a heavy user, I probably download roughly […]

AT&T Gives Free Wifi to iPhone Users In It’s 71,000 Hotspots

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AT&T hotspots are now offering free Wifi access to iPhone users. Barnes and Noble, Starbucks, and AT&T’s other Wifi hotspot locations are now offering iPhone users a custom portal to access free Wifi. All you have to do is input your iPhone’s phone number and you can access the Wifi for free. AT&T recently took […]

The Funnest Way To Improve Your Typing… Ever

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I’ve always been the fastest at typing my family, I am sure that many of you out there are faster than me, but in my little bubble of friends and family, I’m the best. Occasionally I’ll go over to my girlfriends house and for some reason, while we are waiting for dinner to finish cooking […]

Google Gears Syncs Its Teeth Into Google Docs

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Google Gears has been around for a while now and it has been one of my favorite features of Google Reader. But now Google has added similar functionality to Google Docs allowing users to edit and view there documents offline, just as they would if they were online, and when they reconnect the Google Gears […]

YouTube Plugin For MobileSafari and New iPhone 2.0 Screenshots

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The Boy Genius Report has been very good recently at posting about iPhone 2.0 and they didn’t disappoint this time. They have posted a gallery of the latest iPhone 2.0 beta. This gallery shows off some of the cool sample applications that Apple has made and they look great, even if they are just sample […]


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