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On my radar – week of 3/17/14

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments

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Week of 12/5/11 Tech News Roundup

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Flipboard for iPhone was released.

Some people are losing patience with Siri.

Apple TV rumors continue. Apple television rumored to come in 3 sizes, including 32″ and 55″ (AppleInsider)
Jawbone is offering refunds on their UP health/fitness device. Letter from the CEO: The Up No Questions Guarantee (Jawbone)
HP will open source WebOS and announces that they might make WebOS devices in 2013.
Twitter launched a new version of their web site and showcased their new location on Market Street.

Tags: Tech News · Weekly Roundup

Week of 11/28/11 – Tech News Roundup

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook is targeting an IPO between April – June 2012 (VentureBeat)

Spotify launches a music platform (Evolver.fm)

Complaints pop up for Jawbone’s UP wearable health/fitness device (All Things D)

RIP Napster. Napster officially merged with Rhapsody. (Mashable)

It was a bad week for Mozilla. Chrome overtakes Firefox (ZDNet) and their deal with Google is ending (ZDNet)

Acquisitions:

Path launches the 2.0 version of their app and got mostly positive reviews. Some concerns were raised about the feature that automatically tracks your location.

Download Path 2.0 on iTunes

Robert Scoble interviews Path founders Dave Morin and Dustin Mierau:

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Week of 11/14/11 – Tech News Roundup

November 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Apple and Google made major music announcements this week. Apple finally rolled out iTunes Match and Google made Google Music available to everyone and opened up a Music Store. Amazon started shipping the Kindle Fire.

Google Music

The introductory video from Google:

 iTunes Match

iDownloadBlog.com created this iTunes Match Ultimate Walkthrough.

Kindle Fire

Amazon shipped the Kindle Fire earlier this week. Kevin Tofel from GigaOm has a good write-up on the mixed reviews for this product.

Positive reviews:

Negative reviews:
Other news this week

Tags: Apple · Google · iTunes · Tech News · Weekly Roundup

Week of 11/7/11 – Tech News Roundup

November 14th, 2011 · No Comments

Google launched Google+ Pages to allow companies and brands to connect with their customers. Danny Sullivan (SearchEngineLand) wrote a thorough overview. You can create a new Google+ page here.

This is the introductory video from Google:

Many people were excited about this announcement, but there were some critics. Some common complaints were:

My take? Hopefully the Google+ team is listening closely and will address these issues in the near future.
If you’re looking for companies & brands to circle on Google+, just type in “+” followed by the brand name in the Google+ search box. Here are some brands that I’ve circled:
Google+This Week In Tech (TWiT)TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, MashableNPR, NPR Fresh AirThe New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, WIREDSan Francisco Giants. If you’re a business looking to get started with Google Pages, Google has set up a page called Google+ Your Business with tips for setting up a Google+ Page.

 

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Tags: Google · GooglePlus · Tech News · Weekly Roundup