05 Oct The New AppleTV… Meh

So I got the new AppleTV last Friday. On a lark, I went to the Apple Store in my town and they had 2 left. I got one and the last one flew off the shelf mere minutes after I grabbed mine. Here are my...

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18 Aug Google Maps Adds Weather

Google announced today that their Maps service will now include a layer for weather. The weather data, provided by Weather Channel’s weather.com, includes current temperatures and future forecasts. Users can hover over pins for more data and forecasts, and the the maps will display sun and moon...

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09 Nov Google Gives Previews to Instant Search

Further validating Bing’s intrusion into their search space, Google has announced that search results will begin displaying box image previews on websites listings on the rankings. Writes Google, “Instant Previews provides a graphic overview of a search result and highlights the most relevant sections, making finding...

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27 Sep Google Celebrates 12th Birthday Monday

Google celebrates its 12th birthday today. The search giant commemorated the day with a Wayne Thiebaud drawing of a birthday cake on the homepage. So mark it down, Google’s official birthday is September 27, 1998. And that also means the company is in its last year...

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21 Jul Facebook Hits 500 Million Users

Love it or hate it, Facebook has come a monster. The oft-controversial social networking site just announced that is has reached the 500 million user mark. “This is an important milestone for all of you who have helped spread Facebook around the world,” said founder Mark...

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