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Google Allows Developers to Answer User Comments in Play App Store

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Developers can use the new feature in the developer console to help confused users, or let them know when their feature requests have been implemented....
Google Allows Developers to Answer User Comments in Play App Store

InVision Raises $1.5M For Beautiful, Interactive Prototypes

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New York City startup InVision has raised $1.5 million in seed funding to help companies answers an important question: Are we building something that people will actually want to use? The funding comes from FirstMark Capital. Managing director Amish Jani says he was excited to invest because, for one thing,...
InVision Raises $1.5M For Beautiful, Interactive Prototypes

Disqus2012 Launches

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Today is launch day for Disqus2012. The speedy new commenting system built from the ground up by our portfolio company Disqus is generally available today. There's a slick new website, a comprehensive new feature list, and a showcase featuring all the big blogs and online publications that are using D2012....
Disqus2012 Launches

The new Google+ album organier makes photo management simpler

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If you’ve ever uploaded a ton of photos to a service like Facebook, Flickr, or even Google+ itself, you know that the more you upload, the harder they get to manage. Some photos end up being placed in the wrong album or as time passes you’d like to duplicate them...
The new Google+ album organier makes photo management simpler

ReBuzzThis Wants To Be The TweetMeme Of Google Buzz

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You know how TweetMeme started out trying to be the Techmeme of Twitter before it ventured off plastering its ReTweet buttons on every blog on the Web? Well now there’s a site that just launched today that wants to be the TweetMeme of Google Buzz called ReBuzzThis. It is...
ReBuzzThis Wants To Be The TweetMeme Of Google Buzz

Dear Apple, you're half-way there

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Filed under: iPhone In January you told Apple what you wanted in iPhone OS 4.0. Did the development team heed your advice? Well, even though iPhone OS 4 is only in its first beta release, Apple has already added 50% of the major features you wanted. What was delivered? Vertical...
Dear Apple, you're half-way there

8 ways to incorporate customer feedback into your startup's strategy

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One of the worst things a successful young startup can do once it actually starts generating reliable revenue is to ignore the people who made that happen in the first place: its customers. And while there’s lots of talk right now about leveraging data to make smarter business decisions, finding...
8 ways to incorporate customer feedback into your startup's strategy

Google introduces a new way for Chrome Web Store developers to get user feedback

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One of the most difficult things for developers to manage is all of the incoming feedback that they receive once they’ve launched an app. It doesn’t matter which platform you’re on, there doesn’t seem to be a solid and integrated solution to parse out reviews from feedback. Google wants to...
Google introduces a new way for Chrome Web Store developers to get user feedback

BitTorrent quietly releases uTorrent beta for Android, has no plans for iOS

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BitTorrent has quietly released a µTorrent client for Android, currently in beta. You can download it yourself from the official Google Play store (Android 2.1+ is required). I say “quietly” because of this part: We are very excited to add uTorrent for Android to our mobile product arsenal that is...
BitTorrent quietly releases uTorrent beta for Android, has no plans for iOS

App support gets social: Google Play launches the ability for developers to reply to user reviews

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This feature has been a long time coming. Every app developer that I’ve ever talked to, whether they are on Apple’s App Store or in Google Play, loathe the fact that they can’t reply to user reviews, suggestions, feedback and complaints. It’s one of those things that has always boggled...
App support gets social: Google Play launches the ability for developers to reply to user reviews

[Excerpt] Earlyvangelists: The Most Important Customers of All

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Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part excerpt from the book The Startup Owner’s Manual, a step-by-step how-to guide for entrepreneurs. In this excerpt, authors Steve Blank and Bob Dorf continue to explain the Customer Discovery Philosophy (see Part One, "Is Your Startup a Valid Vision or Just a...
[Excerpt] Earlyvangelists: The Most Important Customers of All

Panic announces Diet Coda for iPad and Coda 2 web editors for May 24th launch

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Panic, the maker of the popular web editing app Coda, announced that Coda 2 would be available on May 24th for the desktop. Along with that release, an app called Diet Coda will come to the iPad. Nearly two years ago we wondered if we’d be able to use our...
Panic announces Diet Coda for iPad and Coda 2 web editors for May 24th launch
Podio Plugs Google Docs Into Its Collaboration Tools
Let The App Creation Era Begin: Yapp Events App Builder Launches Out Of Beta

Google Lets You Get The Bugs Out With IssueTracker API

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Many Open Source projects host their repositories with Google Code, where anyone can download the source. Now their bugs and feature requests can be just as open, with the read/write IssueTracker API. You can search and retrieve issues, as well as the comments associated with each entry. In other words,...
Google Lets You Get The Bugs Out With IssueTracker API

Google releases new Dart SDK and teases native browser support in special Chromium build

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Dart, Google’s young front-end development language for building web apps, is celebrating its first birthday today with the initial release of the Dart SDK. Google explains that, ”after plowing through thousands of bug reports and feature requests from the web community, a new, more stable and comprehensive version of Dart is now...
Google releases new Dart SDK and teases native browser support in special Chromium build
SupportBee launches web tool for headache-free email support (exclusive)

Customer Feedback Improvements in the Chrome Web Store

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As Chrome Web Store apps and extensions have become more popular, users have been generating a large amount of reviews and feedback for developers. Until now, there was no way to separate a user’s review of an app’s features and quality from developer-focused feedback, such as the reporting of bugs,...
Customer Feedback Improvements in the Chrome Web Store
Google Play letting app developers publicly reply to user reviews

Sparrow 1.1 for iPhone brings send & archive, per-account dock badges and a built in web browser

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Sparrow, the excellent mail client for iPhone, has been updated to version 1.1, bringing a host of new features, including a ‘send and archive’ feature and more. Like on the Mac, Sparrow for iPhone will evolve fast and integrate feature requests and bug fixes. Sparrow 1.1 is the first step...
Sparrow 1.1 for iPhone brings send & archive, per-account dock badges and a built in web browser

AVG's MultiMi launches publicly to help manage social profiles quickly, easily and safely

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AVG Technologies, provider of Internet and mobile security to 114 million active users, today announced that the free social desktop app MultiMi has emerged from beta testing with a major update as a safe and smart way for people to manage their social media activities. We first looked at MultiMi in...
AVG's MultiMi launches publicly to help manage social profiles quickly, easily and safely

Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve

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There’s something great about subscribing to a newspaper on a dedicated e-reader for automatic daily delivery. Goodbye, wet rolls of paper on the lawn. I love to read the New York Times at all hours on my Kindle Paperwhite. But the overall newspaper experience on Amazon’s Kindle is in need...
Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve

Top Ten Ways To Fix Google Buzz

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Google Buzz was pushed out the door too early and force-fed to users by placing it in Gmail. The launch has been marked by both privacy and usability issues. But the team at Google behind it, led by Bradley Horowitz, is working hard to fix problems and respond to...
Top Ten Ways To Fix Google Buzz

Comment via email and view entire photo albums in Google Buzz

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Posted by Henry Wong, Software EngineerOne of the things people like best about Google Buzz is the ability to have conversations in the comments. But until now, if you were reading a post in an email client (like the native mail app on your phone or Outlook), you couldn't easily...
Comment via email and view entire photo albums in Google Buzz
The next iPhone: what Ars readers want from Apple
Google Chrome VP: Chrome for Android will 'take leaps and bounds' in 2012

What would you like to see in Tumblr for iOS?

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What would you like to see in Tumblr for iOS?: bryan: Taking Tumblr for iOS feature requests on Branch. No promises :)...
What would you like to see in Tumblr for iOS?

Wikipedia updates iOS and Android apps, ditches Google Maps for OpenStreetMaps

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To say that mobile has been a huge boost for Wikipedia would be an understatement according to a post from the site today, saying that its 2-month-old Android version alone has accounted for 23M page views per month, with 2.25M installs to date. Today, the company behind the project has...
Wikipedia updates iOS and Android apps, ditches Google Maps for OpenStreetMaps

The Rise of the Buddy VC

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Mr. Heitzmann. These days, venture capitalists do so much more than write checks; in fact, it's starting to seem like some VCs will do everything short of give their portfolio companies backrubs. Investors—many of them former or current entrepreneurs themselves—host dinners, make introductions, sit on boards, and gently or not-so-gently...
The Rise of the Buddy VC

Windows Phone Diary: 5 things for Microsoft to fix, and 1 for Apple to steal

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First things first: Yes, I am still using my Windows Phone. Regular readers may remember that I gave up my iPhone and switched to Windows Phone 8 at the beginning of the year — first a Lumia 920 and then an HTC 8X — as a challenge to myself and an...
Windows Phone Diary: 5 things for Microsoft to fix, and 1 for Apple to steal
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