Pool Party Brings Addictive Photo-Sharing to Mobile
If you haven’t noticed, the mobile photo sharing space has been exploding lately. Facebook, Google+, and Twitter are all including photo-sharing as a major feature in their mobile apps. Smaller startups, such as Instagram, Path, and now Pool Party, are starting to get quite a following as well. Instagram continues to be my favorite photo-sharing […]
Posted: August 13th, 2011 under tech.
Tags: Google, photo sharing, photography, Pool Party, slide, Startup
What Happened To Google Wave?
I was originally planning to do a post about Google Buzz this weekend, but then something reminded me about Google Wave. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t heard anything about Wave in weeks. It occurred to me that one of the most hyped products of 2009 might have fallen completely on it’s face. […]
Posted: February 13th, 2010 under tech.
Tags: Gmail, Google, google buzz, Google I/O, Google Wave, hype, twitter
Why Google DNS Fits Into “The Plan”
On Thursday Google announced a project they have been working on called Google Public DNS . The Domain Name System, or DNS for short, is something that we use hundreds of times each day but hardly ever think about. DNS is used to translate easy-to-remember hostnames, such as www.google.com, into the actual IP address for the […]
Posted: December 5th, 2009 under tech.
Tags: ads, advertising, DNS, Google, Google Public DNS, OpenDNS, privacy
Staying In The Loop: Feed Readers
Often the lunch conversation at work turns to books. Many of my coworkers are avid readers. I, on the other hand, NEVER read books! I can’t remember the last time I’ve read an actual book. I spend most of my “reading time” reading blog post after blog post on a quest to learn as much […]
Posted: November 24th, 2009 under tech.
Tags: blogs, Google, google reader, iphone, iPhone apps, news, newsstand, rss, web
Chrome OS: The Winners and Losers
Earlier today Google hosted an event for it’s much anticipated new operating system dubbed Chrome OS. This is a very ambitious project that looks to create a lightweight operating system focused on streamlining the average user’s computer experience. Chrome OS consists of ONLY the Google Chrome browser running on a small linux kernel and some […]
Posted: November 22nd, 2009 under tech.
Tags: apple, Chrome, ChromeOS, cloud, developers, Gmail, Google, Microsoft
Why Do Baseball Players…
I’ve been spending a lot of time during the past two weeks watching baseball. This is pretty unusual for me since I’m not typically a baseball fan. There’s just something about the playoffs that gets my attention. Since I’m not a huge fan, there are still a lot of things about the sport that are […]
Posted: November 2nd, 2009 under personal, tech.
Tags: baseball, Google, Google Suggest
Google Wave: What’s It All About?
The hype surrounding Google Wave over the last month has been incredible. Ever since Wave launched an invite-only preview on September 30th, the internet has been buzzing with questions, tips, and invite requests. Google Wave has been a trending topic on Twitter for weeks, and tweets requesting invites are still pouring in. My own blog […]
Posted: October 26th, 2009 under tech.
Tags: blogs, facebook, Gmail, Google, Google Wave, social web, web, wikis
Google Sync for iPhone = MobileMe Killer
Like every good Apple fanboy, I signed up for Apple’s MobileMe service when it became available in July 2008 alongside the launch of the iPhone 3G. MobileMe is a rebranding of Apple’s .Mac service that has been around for 7 years. The new service promised some cool features and most importantly, “push” email, contacts, and […]
Posted: September 25th, 2009 under tech.
Tags: apple, Find My iPhone, Gmail, Google, Google Calendar, google sync, iCal, iphone, MobileMe
Nearly 58% of College Students Using Macs
If you’re anything like me, you love to look at stats! I love charts, graphs, tables, pretty colors… etc. Google Analytics is one of the fun places I like to go when I’ve got time to kill on the web. Last week I added the Penn State Snowboard Club’s site, which I built two years […]
Posted: September 24th, 2009 under tech.
Tags: apple, Bing, Chrome, Firefox, Google, IE7, IE8, Mac, PSSC, Safari, Snow Leopard, students, Windows
Got A Google Wave Invite!
About a month ago Google announced a revolutionary product at their I/O Developer conference. The product is called Google Wave and it’s going to change the way we think of online communication. Wave blurs the line between email and real-time instant message conversations. It allows you to easily collaborate with lots of friends at once […]
Posted: July 21st, 2009 under tech.
Tags: email, Google, Google Wave, Google Wave Invite, IM, web3.0