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[credit provider=”Twitter/@andretparreira” url=”https://twitter.com/andretparreira/”] Imagine never having to hit your browser refresh button again. Imagine that the whole Internet continuously live streams itself, even if you keep a single Web page open for hours — or if you access a site from your mobile phone.Imagine being an enterprise that builds a […]
[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Facebook’s Cover image feature is a compelling way to customise the look of your Facebook profile.It’s easy to pick one that looks goofy, though.
[credit provider=”SalesCrunch”] In what looks like a publicity stunt, two-year-old startup SalesCrunch just made Cisco an unsolicited offer for WebEx, the web conferencing business Cisco acquired for $3.2 billion back in 2007.SalesCrunch wants to pay Cisco $1 for WebEx — plus a 15% equity stake in SalesCrunch.
[credit provider=”Ellis Hamburger”] I really wanted the first Google Chromebooks to be special.Despite the hefty $499.99 price tag on the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, I was eager to defend it as a better option than $499.99 Windows laptop computers.
[credit provider=”Courteous.ly”] Courteous.ly is a free service that plugs in to Gmail and pops out a link you can paste in your email signature.
We’re not huge fans of the pink and purple theme, but Bluum might be the best new way to quickly search the net for videos, images, information, and Twitter updates.
[credit provider=”Tweetdeck blog”] TweetDeck just announced on their blog that a new beta version of Tweetdeck has just been released that works in any browser.Click here to sign up for the Beta, and cross your fingers that they accept you into the limited Beta release.
[credit provider=” Nicholas/Kindlefish via WIRED ” url=”http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/03/kindlefish-turns-kindle-into-worldwide-universal-translator/”] Google Translate doesn’t look pretty on the Kindle’s native web browser.Nicholas from travel blog SeattleFlyerGuy solved this problem by designing a web app that reformats Google Translate so it plays nice with your Kindle.
The day after the W3C unveiled a cool new logo for HTML5 — inspiring parodies from geeks everywhere — another group working on the HTML5 spec now says there is no such thing.
OK ShopKick, ShopSavvy, CardStar and all the rest of you: Time for a new challenge. We the lazy, the lost, the hurried, the ignorant need someone to not only lead us to the water but also the aisle with wine, Twinkies and the impossible-to-find corn starch.
YEAH yeah, we’ve all heard about the Gov 2.0 movement but has anyone outside the Washington Beltway actually positively, knowingly benefitted from it?
You know I love Flipboard. So does Time Magazine. So does Apple, which just named Flipboard the iPad app of the year.
I saw two HTML5 apps yesterday. One running in my Android browser. The other running in the iPad browser. They looked and worked exactly like their mobile app counterparts. It was a mind opening moment.
[credit provider=”A VC” url=”http://www.avc.com/a_vc/2010/11/fragmentation.html”] Building Web apps is not getting easier. The fragmentation of operating systems and browsers is getting worse, not better.Here’s a chart of the past 30 days of activity at AVC.com