Follow on Facebook Follow on Twitter Follow on Google buzz RSS


Tom Joins Facebook

Tom from MySpace finally did it. Like millions of others he has left the mostly irrelevant MySpace in the dust and has hopped on the Facebook train. Take a look at his profile here.



Windows 7 Launches Today - Who Wants a Windows 7 Whopper?

Huzzah! The official launch of Windows 7 is finally upon us and to celebrate in Japan, Burger King is offering a very special Whopper; the Windows 7 Whopper! 7 patties of delici.... err gross! The first 30 people each day will get to buy them at ¥777... Advertising is a fun business, haha!

Check out the full story, here.



Anyone Using Google Wave?

So I got my Google Wave Invite a few weeks ago. The person who sent me the invite never uses it, and the only other person I know with an invite also never uses it. Do you use Google Wave? For most people the whole concept of Google Wave is a little foreign, as this 'study' demonstrates. Check it out.



Free Your Data!

For a few years now everyone has been talking web 2.0 this and social media that, but what does it REALLY mean. At their core, all of these trends do one thing, empower the user. The now has been MySpace was one of the first products to really empower the user to create an online presence. Albeit a kludgy, spam infested presence. Now every web site has some social component, and with that component, that ability to store your data online. But what happens to your data (photos, videos, music, email, files) when your favorite site no longer exists, or the next big things comes alone? I encountered this a few years ago when Yahoo purchased Flickr, and converted all of their Yahoo Photo accounts to Flickr accounts. In that case the transition was automated from one Yahoo site to another. What would you do if you wanted to move your photos to Facebook, or Photobucket, or SnapFish? The Data Liberation Front seeks to solve that very problem. Spearheaded by Google, The DLF site is a guide book for moving your data to or from all of Google's most popular services. Check it out.


Everything iDon't, Droid Does; New Verizon Android Commercial

Verizon put on it's fighting gloves this weekend as it released an Android commercial for their new Android phone by Motorola called, "Droid." The commercial directly pokes fun at the limitations of the iPhone. The following may sting a little for iPhone users, but trust me - in the name of innovation and pushing standards, it can only help motivate Apple to get into gear with their next iPhone!

Now it's Apple's turn to take a swing!