iPad App or Glorified Web Page?

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On Tuesday, [Conde Nast] announced it would resurrect Gourmet magazine, the celebrated food and travel publication the company discontinued in October, as an iPad application called Gourmet Live. via Gourmet Magazine Revived for the iPad – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com. In the comments of this article, Leucas wrote: “Other than some fancier UI, IPad apps for magazines are just glorified …

How to Effectively Quote Twitter Updates

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I was recently introduced to Blackbird Pie, a pretty slick method of quoting Twitter updates. Bloggers who wanted to quote Twitter updates have had two options: get a screen capture and post the image or quote the update in plain text with a plain text link to it. The former was a bit of a hassle, the latter was a …

The Most Ineffective Marketing of All

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I’ve noted before that I really don’t care who follows me on Twitter. Spammer, scammer, porn bot, marketer, whatever – I don’t care. That doesn’t mean I don’t notice things in my follower list, though. I gain new followers infrequently enough that I opt to recieve emails from Twitter telling me when someone new follows me. I notice. I’ve been …

Mac vs. PC. It’s Not That Big of a Deal.

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I think I’ve come up with a good answer to the question isn’t switching to a Mac hard? It’s not hard; it’s not hard at all. It looks a little different. You need to get used to having the close/minimize/maximize buttons on the top left. You need to get used to having the menu bar at the top of the …

No More Complaining About Foursquare

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…at least, for TweetDeck users. I’ve just installed the latest update to the venerable Twitter client, version 0.34.2. Apparently, the 0.34 line was released back in March, but being as far ahead of the curve as I am, it’s like I’m behind it. Actually, I am behind it. Well, whatever. The software just told me today that there was an …

The Twitter Interaction Challenge

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Warning: there is some suspiciously guru-ish lingo and ideas coming up. Sorry. I’m not a Twitter guru. I’m not a social media expert. Anyone that tells you they are is a douchebag. I just had an idea that might be fun, one that I’m going to try myself, and I thought you might be interested. What’s Twitter for, exactly? The …