WordPress.com has launched its own Online Advertising Platform, WordAds. In direct competition to Google AdSense. Received this email earlier today from Jon Burke: Over the years one of the most frequent requests on WordPress.com has been to allow bloggers to earn money from their blog through ads. We've resisted advertising so far because most of… Continue reading WordPress Launches “WordAds” to Compete with Google “AdSense”
15-inch. Air. Thinnest laptop on Earth. A design marvel from Jony Ive, this is touted to be the bestseller for 2012. Currently in final stages of product testing, Apple is going to release: 15-inch Apple MacBook Air in 1st Quarter 2012. I would definitely get one for sure. I love my MacBook Pro, but use… Continue reading Apple MacBook Air, 15-inch… Coming Soon!
The iPhone App of the Week is GarageBand. This is a defo app that hardcore Mac fans have on their Macs, MacBook Pros, iPhones, iPods, iPads etc. GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch (3rd & 4th generation) into a collection of Touch instruments and a full-featured recording studio. You can make music on… Continue reading iPhone App of the Week: GarageBand
Have read hundreds of them - here and there; some awesome, some inspirational, and some simply amazing. These are my personal 10 most favorite quotes from the iCon of the Century, probably, the Greatest Man who ever walked on God's Green Earth - Steven Paul Jobs. 1. Do what you love. You've got to find… Continue reading 10 Best Quotes from Steve Jobs
Yes. It is TRUE. Taiwanese phonemaker, HTC is building a special mobile phone for Facebook. To be released in 2012, the project is code-named 'Buffy'; it is predicted to have the following features: The phone will have Facebook as the social networking service built into its core and OS. It will run on a modified… Continue reading Facebook Phone – Launching 2012
This Thanksgiving - I had 2 personal predictions of mine pertaining to the Tech Industry. Both, incidentally, came true. Mobile payments would see a significant raise in number of transactions seen worldwide. Because mobile is the future - buying, selling, banking, recruitment, gaming, and so on; and mobile tightly couple with Social. Check out how… Continue reading Apple World Domination Continues on Thanksgiving Shopping!
Editor's Note: The following is a Guest Post by Harshal Kharod. Harshal is a Techie with MBA turned into Microsoft Certified Business Development Professional. Experienced in Mobile Marketing & Mobile Application Development; helping Brands across Europe & US to leverage Mobile space to connect & engage with Global Customers. You can get in touch with… Continue reading 7 Steps to Help you Build Successful Mobile Applications
I like iOS. I absolutely despise Android. To quote Steve, "I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple's $40bn in the bank, to right this wrong; I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product. I'm willing to go thermonuclear war on this."… Continue reading Why Being an iOS Developer Pays!
Comes once in a year. So is today for myself. Turned 31. Hate it, but can't do anything - days seem to run away! And nope... that's not me in the pic... 🙂 In the other top stories - Flout.me is nice, check it out! Nokia Siemens fired 17,000 people - wtf? They're still around?… Continue reading B’day Celeb… I’m 31 Today
The iPhone Game of the Week is Pocket Frogs. Discover, collect, trade, and breed over 15,000 unique frogs on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad - anytime, anywhere! Price: FREE URL: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-frogs/id386644958?mt=8 Game Features: ★ Trade frogs and habitat items with friends ★ Breed a diverse and unique collection of frogs ★ Play anytime, online… Continue reading iPhone Game of the Week: Pocket Frogs
Long overdue. Finally happened. Google Analytics (GA) has finally added some new features... and a few of them really look cool as well. Some of the most significant new features include: Google Analytics Real-Time Real-Time reporting shows you what’s happening on your site - right now! The reports are updated continuously and each pageview is reported… Continue reading Google Analytics Updated – Long Overdue!
Rumormongers have been running wild. Gonzo journalists are going amock. Microsoft is doing in-house testing of its hybrid social networking platform - Socl. Gonna be released soon. As of now, date(s) unknown. What this could mean - stiff competition for already existing social networks (Facebook & Google+ namely), higher the number of registered users on… Continue reading Microsoft Social Networking Site: Socl
The iPhone App of the Week is iCookbook. iCookbook with Voice Command: now for iPad and iPhone! The only cooking and recipe app that everyday cooks over need! Over 2,000 recipes to choose from, and free monthly updates as well! Get iCookbook now for 50% off the list price! Price: $4.99 URL: http://icookbook.com/ Designed to… Continue reading iPhone App of the Week: iCookbook
Social & Mobile. These two are the future. Apps, Services, Gaming, Sales, Music - on Social & Mobile platforms are the future. In fact, already starting to happen. With PC & Mac sales dwindling, mobile CPUs getting faster, sleeker and more powerful, the day isn't so far when 99% of the work that you do… Continue reading Social Commerce… Making it Happen Socially!
If you're running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2, there are 3 system updates available for you. Includes: MacBook Pro SMC Firmware Update, ver 1.5, 160 KB - This update resolves an issue where a MacBook Pro being used with a power adapter may unexpectedly shut down under heavy workload if the battery charge level is… Continue reading Mac OS X Lion Updates – [Mac Only]
I was recently doing some background research on the Gaming Industry as a whole. The numbers are mind-boggling. Video gaming industry was worth around $100 billion in 2010, and online gaming companies are catching up real fast, at around $23 Billion in 2010. I did some further research into Electronic Arts (EA) - (NASDAQ: ERTS)… Continue reading Future of Gaming: Social Gaming coupled with Mobile
From Nov 25, 2011. Apple iPhone 4S will be available in India. Airtel & Aircel as providers. IBN Live says the price could be marked at: iPhone 4S, 16GB = Rs. 40,000 iPhone 4S, 32GB = Rs. 50,000 I will wait to upgrade from my iPhone 3GS 32GB, originally bought in 2010 for INR 50,000,… Continue reading iPhone 4S – Buy in India from November 25, 2011
Mozilla has released Firefox 8 for both Windows and Mac OS X. Firefox is my primary Web Browser on my Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2, with Safari acting as a backup. So felt it would be best if I could update. The update was smooth, auto restart, and now have the following features: Firefox 8… Continue reading Firefox 8 for Mac OS X – Update NOW!
The iPhone App of the Week is Ninja Throw HD. Play the part of the tiny ninja with expert shuriken-throwing skills in this puzzle adventure game. Price: $1.99 URL: http://www.chillingo.com/games/ninja-throw/ Game Features: Bang the gong in each stage with your shuriken. But sometimes that requires ricocheting around tricks and traps. Use your Sensei's mystical powers,… Continue reading iPhone Game of the Week: Ninja Throw HD
This blog actually started out as a place to write stuff on Social Media and Apple. But as time passed, the earlier gained precedence over the latter. Thus, to bring back balance, I've decided to dedicate 2 blog posts exclusively on Apple every week from now on. On Mondays of every week, there would be… Continue reading iPhone App of the Week: Photogene²