Posted On Saturday, January 4, 2014 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: accessories, android, apple, Australia, events, hardware, humor, lifestyle, social, software
If Twitter had been around in the 1970s, would Jaws have even been a threat? NPR reports that government researchers in Australia have started equipping sharks with electronic transmitters that post updates on their locations to Twitter whenever they get close to a public beach
Posted On Friday, September 13, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: apple, article, blackberry, boygenius, business, copyright, domain-name, events, google, hardware, interview, lifestyle, microsoft, security, social
So, you thought you could escape the coming era of auto-play video ads on Facebook by accessing the site through your mobile phone, did you?
Posted On Friday, July 12, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: apple, article, black, blackberry, facebook, gaming, humor, interview, security, social, windows
Noted industry analyst and former consultant to major labels Bob Lefsetz is best known for his thoughts on the music industry, but he dabbles in other areas from time to time including social networking. The analyst recently noted that Facebook appears to be losing its appeal among younger users , which could certainly be a big problem over time , and now Lefsetz has set his sights on Twitter , which he says will soon be a thing of the past
Posted On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 By temp. Under TechCrunch, TUAW Tags: acquisition, app, autodesk, bought, ios, iphone, purchase, review, sharing, social, socialcam, techcrunch, the-end, tuaw, video
Autodesk has added yet another feather to its growing cap, buying mobile video sharing app Socialcam for a price of $60 million. Socialcam was launched only about 18 months ago, but it's been a big hit since then, attracting lots of high profile investors and a prestigious spot at the Y Combinator startup accelerator
Posted On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: acquisition, draw something, drawing, drawsomething, facebook, ios, pictures, sharing, social, the-end, tuaw, twitter, update, zynga
Most of our stories about Draw Something since the game's launch have been business related. After it garnered tens of millions of users in its first few weeks, the company that makes the game, OMGPOP, was bought by Zynga for a whopping $200 million.
Posted On Wednesday, April 11, 2012 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: boygenius, google, hangout, internet, redesign, social, social networking, video chat
Google on Wednesday announced a major redesign for its Google+ social networking site that will introduce a more functional and flexible user experience. The new interface focuses on customization, Google’s Hangout video chatting service and features that will make it easier to discover new conversations and profile pages.
Posted On Friday, March 30, 2012 By temp. Under BoyGenius Tags: boygenius, facebook, social, social network, timeline
After being greeted with mixed reactions, millions of users have warmed up to Facebook’s new layout, dubbed Timeline. The new face of Facebook places all of a user’s interactions with the social network on the profile page in reverse chronological order, giving friends a single destination with infinite scrolling on which they can observe all status updates, photos, wall posts and more
Posted On Friday, January 20, 2012 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: function-learn, ios, iphone, learn, social, summify, the-end, tuaw, var-learn
Summify is a curation service that cherry picks the most important news from your twitter stream. Known to many because of its iOS app, Summify helped you eliminate the noise coming from Twitter
TomTom unveils new iOS app that uses Twitter and Facebook data as turn-by-turn navigation source, coming Q1
Posted On Wednesday, January 11, 2012 By temp. Under 9to5Mac Tags: 9to5mac, apps, facebook, gravatar-init, gravatar-my, ipad, iphone, navigation, return-false, social, tomtom, twitter, var-elem, var-scpt
TomTom unveiled a new version of its iPhone and iPad app at CES 2012 that utilizes data from social networks like Facebook and Twitter to provide users with enhanced navigation to friends, places, and events. The press release does not provide much information on exactly how TomTom is using social network data, but the company claimed it would be a source for turn-by-turn navigation features baked into the current iOS apps. TomTom will obviously have to avoid user-generated data that might be inaccurate, but it is unclear what specific data the app will access
Posted On Tuesday, January 3, 2012 By admin. Under RedMondPie Tags: action-figures, advertise, android, android apps, apple, christmas-week, ipad, mac, privacy-policy, range-segment, redmondpie, social, social networks, steve jobs
Although Action Man and Barbie tend to take a backseat in favor of electronic gadgets nowadays, there’s still a little place in our nostalgic hearts for the odd action figurine – particularly when it is of legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who passed away three months ago to pancreatic cancer. Continue reading this article at RedmondPie.com