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For Social Media In The Classroom To Work, Instructors Need Best Practices

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I’m writing this post to procrastinate grading the last batch of final papers that are sifting into my inbox. After one year of being a proponent of social media in the classroom, I can tell you what worked and what didn’t in the classes I taught at Bridgewater State...
For Social Media In The Classroom To Work, Instructors Need Best Practices

OUYA ships early backer consoles, staggers delivery over the weeks ahead

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OUYA is true to its word: the company has confirmed to us that it's shipping the first units of its namesake game console to the many, many people who crowdfunded at a tier high enough to set aside a production system. If you've received a tracking notice, you should...
OUYA ships early backer consoles, staggers delivery over the weeks ahead

Hey Rocket Internet, your wooden furniture supplier is looking for you. Something about late payments.

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We break a lot of news about German startup incubator Rocket Internet around here (case in point: its Southeast Asia-focused Zappos clone ZALORA just landed investment from JP Morgan), which is apparently drawing attention from…its wooden furniture supplier. This message just hit my inbox (only slightly redacted): Dear Robin, Hello,...
Hey Rocket Internet, your wooden furniture supplier is looking for you. Something about late payments.

Google Makes Email More Interactive With Customizable Gmail Action Buttons

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Google today announced a small but cool update to Gmail. For a number of email, Google will now show action buttons next to email in your inbox that let you take actions without even opening the message. The cool thing about this, however, is that it’s open to developers, who...
Google Makes Email More Interactive With Customizable Gmail Action Buttons
Reality be damned: iOS 7 wish list, continued

Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses

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It took quite awhile for the official Gmail app to arrive for our Apple-toting friends, but when it debuted, it lacked many features enjoyed by Android users. Well, today the iOS Gmail app got a refresh that brings it a bit closer to the green bot version. Chiefly, notification...
Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses
Jim Balsillie, Mike Lazaridis, and the giant with no legs

Firefox 10 out now: full screen apps, fewer crashes, disappearing forward button

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The tenth iteration of Mozilla's browser is rolling out from today and we're sat here waiting for our own go signal. As the biggest UI tweaks will arrive in v12, the majority of changes are under the hood: except that the "forward" button now only appears once you've pressed...
Firefox 10 out now: full screen apps, fewer crashes, disappearing forward button

Paul Graham Giving Away Billion Dollar Startup Ideas, Basically

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"You're welcome!" (via twitter/pg) Betabeat first alerted you to the phenomenon of investors giving away their best ideas like so many party favors last June. But it appears repeat offender Paul Graham is at it again! Back in 2008, Mr. Graham kicked off the practice by posting a list of...
Paul Graham Giving Away Billion Dollar Startup Ideas, Basically

Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

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Hotmail's days are numbered with Microsoft's announcement of an all-new cloud-based email service at Outlook.com Tuesday. It ties into SkyDrive, so you have 7GB of free space, and it can open attachments right inside new Web apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Its built-in Outlook chat connects to Facebook messages,...
Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

Unroll.me condenses emailed subscriptions into digests

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More and more email services are tackling the problem of email overload. One of the latest is Unroll.me, which attempts to organize your inbox by tidying up the mess left by all of those subscriptions most of us receive. Unroll.me has plenty of promise, but this free beta service remains...
Unroll.me condenses emailed subscriptions into digests

The Problem with Spray-and-Pray Software Salespeople: Homework

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I’ve long been a believer that all the talk that software is now “bought” and not “sold” is wishful thinking. Other than Atlassian, most software companies eventually have to hire sales people if they want to build a real business. (We discussed this with the top management of Atlassian,...
The Problem with Spray-and-Pray Software Salespeople: Homework

Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation You know what sucks worse than email? Waiting in line to use an app that’s supposed to make using email easier. That’s exactly what you’ll have to do if you download the hotly discussed mobile email iPhone app Mailbox. Fortunately,...
Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now
Is this Spotify's official iPad app?
Handle Is A Priority Engine And Task Management App For Your Inbox

The Inbox Of The Not-So-Distant Future 03/16/2010 http://bit.ly/apvNn5

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"The Microsoft Investor" Is Your Source For All Things MSFT

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What is it?  The Microsoft Investor offers a compilation of important news and trends affecting Microsoft, along with our own analysis and commentary.  You'll receive this newsletter straight to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday. Signing up is quick and easy.  Use the form below to enter your information then click the...
"The Microsoft Investor" Is Your Source For All Things MSFT

Google Apps highlights — 3/26/2010

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This is part of a regular series of Google Apps updates that we post every couple of weeks. Look for the label "Google Apps highlights" and subscribe to the series. - Ed.We've been busy over the last couple weeks launching updates to make Google Apps more useful, whether you use...
Google Apps highlights — 3/26/2010

Google Voice gets an ICS update, brings visual voicemail to the missed call log

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To date, it seems that Mountain View has employed a loose definition of the term "integrated," neglecting to offer such Google Voice features as a unified messaging inbox, or an option to access voicemails without switching back to the dedicated app. Well we have some good news for those...
Google Voice gets an ICS update, brings visual voicemail to the missed call log

Facebook Tries Letting You Pay To Guarantee Message Delivery, Changes Messaging Privacy Settings

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Sometimes you need to message a non-friend, and today Facebook starts testing if it can make a little money and cut spam by asking you to pay to ensure the recipient sees it. Facebook’s also changing everyone’s privacy settings into dynamic filters that let “relevant” messages through. These moves address...
Facebook Tries Letting You Pay To Guarantee Message Delivery, Changes Messaging Privacy Settings

Be A Bitch On Email, Or Be Email's Bitch

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I’ve long hated email. As someone with upwards of 5,000 unread messages at any given time, taking a quick moment to check email is like pushing hot pokers into my eyes. It makes me feel irresponsible and rude every time I see that massive number in bold, yet if I...
Be A Bitch On Email, Or Be Email's Bitch

Hyperlinks Are Dumb And Bleeding Money; How To Ensure Yours Aren’t

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Editor’s note: Oliver Roup is the founder and CEO of VigLink, a service that makes it easier to use affiliate programs on your blog or website. When an email hits our inbox, we know not only who it’s from but their entire web imprint. LinkedIn can point out the profile of the...
Hyperlinks Are Dumb And Bleeding Money; How To Ensure Yours Aren’t
Marketing 'email overload' may have led ISPs to block more messages in 2011
Kickstarter roundup: Crono mail app, iPen 2, Radius iPhone case, Trygger camera clip

Tomorrow is No Email Day: Ignore your inbox and do something more useful instead

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Looking at your ever-growing inbox and looking for a reason to ignore it? Tomorrow you have that excuse, as it will be the second annual No Email Day. A year ago, UK-based Paul Lancaster declared a No Email Day and managed to get coverage for it everywhere from The Next...
Tomorrow is No Email Day: Ignore your inbox and do something more useful instead

Asana finally takes its task-management app to Android

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Asana is one startup we’ve had our eye on for a while, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz’s slick collaborative task and project management app. It actually started off as a side-project while Moskovitz was still at Facebook. And today Asana has finally landed on Android, 15 months after its first foray...
Asana finally takes its task-management app to Android

@facebook.com e-mail plague chokes phone address books

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The splash damage from Facebook's forced addition of @facebook.com e-mail addresses to users' profiles has carried over to phone contacts. Users who have given Facebook permission to sync information from the site to their phone's contacts have noticed that since the great e-mail address donation, legitimate e-mail address entries have...
@facebook.com e-mail plague chokes phone address books

This week on gdgt: LG shows there's room for more than one mega-smartphone

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Each week, our friends at gdgt go through the latest gadgets and score them to help you decide which ones to buy. Here are some of their latest picks -- along with a few you should probably avoid. Want more? Visit gdgt anytime to catch up on the latest,...
This week on gdgt: LG shows there's room for more than one mega-smartphone

AwayFind Creator Launches NotifyMeNot, A Site To Shut Off Those Annoying Notification Emails

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It’s not much, but it’s a start: NotifyMeNot is a small, compact site dedicated to helping you and yours stop annoying emails from reaching your inbox. By focusing on the hows and whys of notification emails, the site aims to make your inbox a cleaner place and to calm your...
AwayFind Creator Launches NotifyMeNot, A Site To Shut Off Those Annoying Notification Emails
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