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How To Embed Practically Anything On Your Blog or Website

If you want the hands-down, easiest way to embed practically anything on your blog or website, have we got a tool for you! The nature of the web is such that sharing and republishing content is common — and often even encouraged. The problem is, we increasingly store bits of our data on various services […]

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Google Debuts New Online Magazine

Google has quietly launched its own full-length online magazine, a quarterly publication whose aim is to create a “breathing space in a busy world.” The first edition of Think Quarterly, based out of the U.K., is a 68-page dive into the world of data and its impact on business. The first thing most people will notice […]

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Yobongo Launches Location-Based Chat App for iPhone [INVITES]

Yobongo, an iPhone application for serendipitously connecting nearby people in mobile, chatroom-like environments, is launching in private beta Monday. The previously stealth startup hails from Caleb Elston and David Kasper, both formerly of Justin.tv. The two started working on the application in March of 2010 and left their Justin.tv jobs in October to pursue Yobongo […]

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Foursquare adds photos and comments, finally

Foursquare has added two heavily requested features to its popular iPhone app that should make the service significantly more social: photos and comments. The new features let you attach photos to checkins, tips and venues, and add comments to the checkins of your friends. These social updates, released just in time for the holidays, will […]

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Multiple Gmail Accounts Just Got a Lot Easier to Manage

Google’s announced yet another awesome Gmail feature today. Called e-mail delegation, the feature will allow you to easily manage multiple Gmail accounts without signing in and out of Gmail and switching accounts manually. Originally, e-mail delegation was useful for granting others access to your primary Gmail account — personal assistants, for example. With today’s changes, […]

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New iPhone, iPad App Lets You Search Inside Local Restaurants

EveryScape, a startup working to create visual guides for local search, is today rolling out its Eats application for iPhone and iPad to users in the Seattle, San Francisco and SoHo areas. The application takes mobile users inside nearby restaurants for a more up-close and personal search experience. UsingEats, application users can essentially explore the […]

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10 Essential Websites for iPhone Photographers

iPhone photography is a growing medium, akin to Lomography in its cult status and the way it champions light-hearted, lo-fi, everyday shooting and off-beat effects. Like any good burgeoning artistic movement there are already a bunch of brilliant online resources aimed at iPhone photographers offering great galleries, talent showcases, app reviews, exhibition news and more. […]

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Drag-and-Drop Your Images into Google Docs

Google has just added the ability to drag-and-drop images from the desktop into a Google Docs document. The new feature works with the latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari, and Google says it plans to add support for other browsers soon. The feature works exactly as you would expect. Rather than importing an image using the web uploader, entering […]

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The license place could be key in social media

Bump.com allows users to connect online and offline via unique identifiers, including license plates, mobile phones and online profiles. Ever wanted to tell the driver in front of you that their lights are off? Or maybe you’ve wanted to be the good Samaritan and warn someone that his meter has expired. Perhaps you just find […]

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12 Beginner Tutorials for Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator

This series is supported by Ben & Jerry’s Joe, Ben & Jerry’s new line-up of Fair Trade and frozen iced coffee drinks. Learn more about it here. Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics application, is the tool you use when you need flexible, scalable vector graphics such as logos and artwork that will be printed in various […]

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Gmail Now Lets You Save Attachments to the Desktop via Drag-and-Drop

Saving dozens of e-mail file attachments to your computer just became a hell of a lot easier. Google has added a new feature to Gmail: the ability to save file attachments by simply dragging-and-dropping them onto the desktop. If you hover over the file icon or the “Download” link for any attachment, you’ll notice the new text […]

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Calculate Taxi Cab Fares With Bing Maps

Thanks to a new app, Bing Maps now calculates the cab fare on a route between two points. The Taxi Fare Calculator was developed by Ricky Brundritt as a submission to the King of Bing Maps competition. The app is available at the Bing Maps website right now. Just pick a region (results are best within a […]

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Great Travel guides for the iPhone

Condé Nast Digital Britain recently unveiled a series of apps for the iPhone and iPod touch, dubbed Condé Nast Traveller City Guides. There are four separate apps for Barcelona, New York, Paris and Rome priced at around $9.99 each. The apps [iTunes link] are divided into six sections containing more than 500 searchable listings, complete with venue […]

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Tour de France 2010 real time with bing maps

Looking for tools to help you follow the 2010 Tour de France? Microsoft has built an app for Bing Maps that visualizes the various stages of the race and provides information like weather and results. You can see the routes the cyclists are taking on the map, including important points like the beginnings and ends of stages. […]

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Google Docs’ New Upgrades Go Live for Everyone

Google has recently made a slew of changes to their Docs office and productivity suite live for all users and all new documents. From now on, when you create a new spreadsheet, drawing, presentation or text document in Docs, you’ll be using the snazzy new interface and collaboration features as the default. Two months ago, Google […]

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