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Show me the good stuff

When I check my email, I scan the list of new messages for names of people I know. This is something that machines can do much faster and better. With the volume of spam and bulk mail these days, some … Continue reading

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NY Times launches My Times

The New York Times has opened its My Times customized home page to the public. (via Techcrunch) Anyone who has used My Yahoo!, Pageflakes, Netvibes or iGoogle will find the look and feel very familiar. The default modules include Journalist’s … Continue reading

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An Average User’s First Google+ Experience: “Ug. This Is Already Too Much Work.”

Much of the discussion of Google+ has been from the point-of-view of very experienced users and early adopters. In my analysis, I’ve really tried to focus on how a normal user would evaluate Google+, especially someone who was a heavy … Continue reading

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The power of bloggers

Two great stories this week that illustrate how the influence of bloggers equals and sometimes eclipses mainstream media: TechCrunch reports on an erroneous Engadget story that shaved $4 billion off the value of Apple. The story, based on a fake … Continue reading

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Google gets mobile – Gmail goes beyond WAP

Google introduced a new Java-based mobile email application today. It has instantly become my second-favorite mobile application, after Google Maps. I’ve been using Google’s mail on my cell phone with my phone’s Web browser for a while now. It has … Continue reading

Posted in email, google, mobile, wireless, wireless data | 2 Comments