GasBuddy is a must have app for your Android, or really any smart phone. This is a great crowdsource app that takes pools together gas pricing reports from everyone running the app. Of course you get to report on prices at stations where you are as well, if you want to do so.
So Facebook is monkeying with the interface again… Have you noticed that you are only seeing updates in your newsfeed from almost always the same people lately? Have you also noticed that when you post things like status messages, photos and links, the same circle of people are commenting and everyone else seems to be ignoring you?
Here’s one of the Android mobile APPS I now can’t live without: Swype.
Angry Birds for Android proves the validity of the free, ad-supported model in mobile.
So now that AT&T may be able to get their technology problems under control, it will be VERY interesting to see how they navigate the long branding road back in an attempt to rebuild their reputation and win back consumers. What are your thoughts? Do you think they’ll win people back, or do they have to work hard to gain the newbies with the latest new technologies?
Halleen and Franklin join ten newly added workshop speakers including screenwriter for two Jerry Bruckheimer films Bill Marsilli, producer of “Scary Movie” Lisa Blum, director of Fox’s “Sunset Strip” Adam Collis, world-renowned Hollywood Economics lecturer Bobbette Buster, producer of “Like Dandelion Dust” starring Mira Sorvino, Bobby Downes, co-producer of “Mission Impossible III” Arthur Anderson, Co-Founder of the LA Film Festival, Thomas Ethan Harris, former supervising producer for “The Late Show” Dan Rupple, social media strategist Matt Meeks, production executive Susana Zepeda, and BMC host and founder of Cooke Pictures, Phil Cooke.
Adobe just released Flash Player 10.2 for Android, making Android phones and tablets equipped to play Flash content on web sites. This also signals that Flash will be integrated for Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb, Google’s OS for tablets. According to Adobe, while Flash 10.2 for Android provides performance enhancements that improve the mobile experience, the main push behind this update is to bring Flash to tablets like the Motorola Xoom. Flash 10.2 for Android 2.2, 2.3 and 3.0.1 is available for download in the Android Marketplace.
Yesterday, Twitter matched Facebook’s recent upgrade so that the Twitter system can now allow us to protect ourselves from hijackers looking for easy targets for identity theft while we go about our own internet activities in a public place such as a Starbucks or Panera. (See my previous post about Facebook.) This is a critical update that you really should take advantage of. Twitter is finally offering you the option to operate securely inside of your profile using the HTTPS encrypted protocol. That’s the same protocol that protects your credit card information when you are buying something from an online store.
One of the many things I find useful on Facebook is the Birthdays feature. I make a point of sending birthday greetings daily to those friends who are celebrating a birthday that day. There are days that I can’t do that, but I do work hard to be consistent in this. The Birthdays feature is a great tool for several reasons…
One of my soapbox items for the last three years has been video advertising. Why has the Christian market not taken full advantage of the power of commercial spots delivered via the Internet?
I just read an article over at Gawker today that Facebook has finally upgraded their system so that we can protect ourselves from hijackers looking for easy targets for identity theft while we go about our own internet activities in a public place such as a Starbucks or Panera. You would think they would have made this simple but critical update really easy for us all to implement, but of course they buried it deep in the Account Settings area of your Profile.
FrontGate Media, the largest faith-based media group in total reach to church musicians, announced today their media group’s NAMM Show activities and events.
The Creator Leadership Network (CLN) is proud to announce the premiere of The Monica Coates Show. The 30-minute radio show, hosted by author, educator, and music industry veteran Monica Coates, begins its weekly run on CLN’s Creator Worship channel at www.CreatorLeadershipNetwork.com, today, Monday, January 10 at 12:00 noon EST (11:00am CST, 9:00 am PST) with encore presentations 3:30pm, 12 midnight and 4:30am Eastern time.
Every business school teaches The Four P’s in their basic marketing class. The Four P’s are Product, Price, Place and Promotion. There have been attempts to expand the P’s but in the end, these four areas completely encompass the basics of any business or ministry. By the end of this article, you will be equipped to “wow” your Baptist preacher friends this four point “P” business sermon.
The Biola Media Conference welcomes one of the most influential voices in the digital revolution, co-founder of Wired Magazine, and futurist, Kevin Kelly, as keynote speaker at the 16th annual Biola Media Conference to be held at the CBS Studio Center lot in Studio City, CA on Saturday, April 30, 2011.
Kelly is a leading voice in technology and its cultural consequences. He is editor and publisher of the Cool Tools website, which gets half a million unique visitors per month. From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Review, a journal of unorthodox technical news. He co-founded the ongoing Hackers’ Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service. He authored the best-selling books New Rules for the New Economy, Out of Control and just released his latest book, What Technology Wants and remains a popular contributor to the famed online lecture series “Ted Talks”.