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Google+ launches a developer page for its yet-to-exist developer ecosystem

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One of the things that I’m not too fond of when it comes to the launch of Google+ thus far is the lack of a proper API for developers to create cool tools and uses for Google’s social network. Even though Twitter has throttled usage of its API for third-party...
Google+ launches a developer page for its yet-to-exist developer ecosystem

Google+ Launches Developers Page, So How About That API?

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Google just launched a page for Google+ developers. It will post news updates and info about events, conferences and hackathons. host weekly video hangouts to share updates, tips and tricks about the platform. Office hours are on Wednesdays between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Pacific. Hopefully, this is a sign...
Google+ Launches Developers Page, So How About That API?

Pin A Quote lets you convert text into an image for easy sharing on Pinterest

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Pinterest has become home to some of the prettiest photo collections on the Web, with its millions of users sharing beautiful photos of decor, fancy dishes and gorgeous design. Another popular, and less image-oriented, use for Pinterest is to share interesting quotes. However up until now, there hasn’t been an...
Pin A Quote lets you convert text into an image for easy sharing on Pinterest

Google quietly introduces BrandCast, a tool to help businesses get the most out of YouTube

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Google has quietly launched YouTube Brandcast, a site which gives brands insight into how to best reach their audience on the video sharing site. Just a few weeks after announcing an ad sponsorship model for brands to target their audience through specific packages relating to original content shared on YouTube,...
Google quietly introduces BrandCast, a tool to help businesses get the most out of YouTube

5 Hidden Gmail Tricks for Power Users

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Whether you use Google's Gmail service at work or for personal purposes, you probably have a good handle on the basics. Here's a look at five tips and tricks that will take you to the next level....
5 Hidden Gmail Tricks for Power Users

6 Smartphone Fireworks Photo Tips

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You don't need a digital camera to take memorable photos of Fourth of July fireworks. Here are some tips and tricks to use with your smartphone to get better shots of those ribbons of light bursting in air....
6 Smartphone Fireworks Photo Tips

10 Tips for Using Evernote Effectively

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Evernote is a tool for keeping track of, well, everything. At least everything as far as digital information goes, or information that can be digitized. Evernote comprises a Web-based service and clients for Windows, Mac OS X, mobile devices, and extensions for Web browsers. It's a service I've been using...
10 Tips for Using Evernote Effectively

13 Things You Never Knew You Could Do On LinkedIn (LNKD)

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A lot of LinkedIn's ~150 million users don't know how to unlock its true potential. The company's co-founder, Reid Hoffman, said as much in a recent profile by WIRED: "They think it’s a place they keep their CV online and maybe have some connections with people they know professionally. They...
13 Things You Never Knew You Could Do On LinkedIn (LNKD)

Google+ issues a call to arms for would-be third-party developers

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Google is making a bid for third-party developers’ interest with a new Google+ page for Google+ platform devs. Google+ developer relations team lead Chris Chabot writes on the G+ platform blog that the new page will be a source of office hours-style hangouts and best practices for using the +Platform...
Google+ issues a call to arms for would-be third-party developers
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Siri, please buy the book ‘Siri For Dummies’. Hello? Siri?

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Siri, the voice-enabled virtual assistant baked into Apple’s latest smartphone, the iPhone 4S, is a much talked about but not oft-used part of the iOS software platform. Maybe it’s because people simply don’t know to use Siri properly? If you’re among the people who don’t really get what Siri is...
Siri, please buy the book ‘Siri For Dummies’. Hello? Siri?

T-Mobile brings the Playground and Urban Zone to its TV app

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We know you can't help but let your kids smear their sticky fingers all over your G-Slate and Galaxy S II. To make matters worse (but for a good entertainment cause), T-Mobile's TV app is on the receiving end of a fresh set of channel bundles -- one of...
T-Mobile brings the Playground and Urban Zone to its TV app

HOW TO GET INTO Y COMBINATOR: Tips And Tricks From Its Top Partner

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Y Combinator has had a lot of success stories so far. Dropbox, Airbnb and Heroku have all seen a lot of success. But it's tough to get in — most applications are going to be rejected outright, and very few are going to get a coveted interview with Y Combinator...
HOW TO GET INTO Y COMBINATOR: Tips And Tricks From Its Top Partner

11 Quick Tricks For Your Personal Homepage That'll Help You Land A Job

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Building your web presence has become more and more important in getting your name out there, promoting your personal brand, securing the job of your dreams, or convincing clients to buy your services. When engineer Loren Burton wanted to work at Airbnb he designed this resume website. To chase...
11 Quick Tricks For Your Personal Homepage That'll Help You Land A Job

Printing tips and tricks in OS X

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There are some behind-the-scenes features in the OS X print system that can be convenient options for managing printers and printing in OS X. [Read more]...
Printing tips and tricks in OS X

Google launches official page for Google+ developers

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Just as the Android team launched an official Android Developers page on Google+ last week, the Internet giant today announced a similar page for developers writing add-ons for the Google+ social platform. The Google+ Developers page is now alive and kickin’, ready to spread the message and keep developers in...
Google launches official page for Google+ developers

Four Easy Tricks for Better Photos

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There are about a million books about photography on the shelf of your local bookstore. I should know, because mine is one of them. But you don't need to remember a book's worth of tips and tricks to improve your photography; for the highlights, you might want to play with...
Four Easy Tricks for Better Photos

5 Google Calendar Tips and Tricks for Power Users

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For busy people (and aren't we all?), work and personal calendars dictate the day, from meetings to appointments, from project deadlines and the kids' soccer......
5 Google Calendar Tips and Tricks for Power Users

Google creates online course for 'power search' strategies

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Google is accepting registrations for a free course on advanced search strategies. Power Searching with Google is being billed as a community-based online course to teach various Google Search tips and tricks to willing participants, which, according to the official Google Blog, will help solve many of its users' everyday...
Google creates online course for 'power search' strategies

These are the apps that should be in your iPhoneography ‘camera bag’

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We’ve already given you a list of tips and tricks to get the most out of your smartphone photography, recommended cool accessories that will enhance your shots, but what we haven’t done is given you a little bit of insight into the apps we think every iPhoneographer should have, new...
These are the apps that should be in your iPhoneography ‘camera bag’

Pinterest analytics site receives 36,000 sign ups in one week [Review and Invites]

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With businesses working hard to make the most out of Pinterest’s explosive growth and traffic rates, there are lots of tips and tricks on how to make the social network work for them. Now there’s a site, Pinerly, that will help you figure out if what you’re doing is actually working....
Pinterest analytics site receives 36,000 sign ups in one week [Review and Invites]

How Google is using its own social network to transform itself right before our eyes

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Google recently announced and rolled out some changes to the Google Bar that follows you wherever you go while using its products. While it might not have seemed like a big deal, we actually pointed out that some services were getting the front and center treatment with the update. One...
How Google is using its own social network to transform itself right before our eyes

Live From The First Ever Mamabear Family Conference

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Because I’m so clearly ready to settle down and have a family, I am at the first ever 500Startups Mamabear Family conference in Mountain View today, watching a group of talks from family-oriented startups and people who have experience with family oriented startups — like Wittlebee’s Sean Percival and mama-entrepreneur...
Live From The First Ever Mamabear Family Conference

iTunes Tips and Tricks That Make Your Experience Better

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There are many tips and tricks that can make working with iTunes a bit faster or easier, so here are some answers to a few common questions....
iTunes Tips and Tricks That Make Your Experience Better

Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips and tricks

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[Ask the iTunes Guy is a regular column in which we answer your questions on everything iTunes related. If there's something you'd like to know, send an email to the iTunes Guy for consideration.]...
Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes tips and tricks

Keep Your iPhone Lenses in Check With the Lens Wallet

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If the iPhone 4 is the most popular camera in the world (and it is), then why treat your mobile lenses any different than your DSLRs? Keep your magnetic fish-eye, macro, and telephoto lenses and iPhone tripods safe and scratch-free with this chic iPhone Lens Wallet ($15). There's a place...
Keep Your iPhone Lenses in Check With the Lens Wallet

10 Tips and Tricks for the Facebook iPhone App

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1. Change Your Cover Photo on the Go You can now change your cover photo from the mobile app. Head to your profile and tap on the camera icon, displayed at the bottom-right of your cover image. You will now have the option to snap a new pic, or...
10 Tips and Tricks for the Facebook iPhone App

The Poetics Of Coding

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  There is little doubt that WordPress is one of the most popular blogging and content management platforms out there today. This is not an article about WordPress, though, but rather a more general musing on one of its thought-provoking taglines: “Code Is Poetry.”That’s an interesting metaphor. Recently, I’ve written...
The Poetics Of Coding

Preparing to Write Your First iPhone App

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You’ve seen the statistics and glowing success stories and you’re interested in writing your first iPhone app. Good for you! If you’ve never developed content for a mobile device, or if you’re new to software development, learning iPhone development can be a fun and rewarding experience. In future articles I’ll...
Preparing to Write Your First iPhone App

Final Cut Pro X Multicam Editing Tips and Tricks

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A knowledge-base article on Apple’s Support site details the various benefits enabled by Multicam shooting - now supported in the newest version of Final Cut Pro X. Support article HT5105 takes FCP fans to the Final Cut Pro X Help document hosted at this address. Among other topics, the huge...
Final Cut Pro X Multicam Editing Tips and Tricks
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