5 Super Duper Secret Browser Hacks

Odds are, you’re smart enough to have ditched the piece of rubber dog poop that is Internet Explorer sometime around the middle of 5th grade. In fact, you’re probably happily reading this from Firefox or Chrome, like the majority of our readers are.

Are you still using your browser in its stock configuration, though? You may not know this, but you can in fact trick your browser out like Alvin Joiner tricks out Escalades and internet memes. Truth be told, these browser “hacks” aren’t really super-secret – but that hasn’t stopped you from remaining ignorant of them, now has it? Read More…

It’s Google+ Vs. Facebook! Which Team Are You On?

Google+ has been flooding invites into the social sphere for its beta. Users everywhere seem to be impressed with all the new features, and some have even dubbed it “The Facebook Killer”. Will Facebook go the same way as MySpace and Friendster? We will soon find out. There hasn’t been a battle for control like this since Jacob vs. Edward. Read More…

Facebook Rolls Out Video Chat

This just in – Facebook is announcing a huge new feature rollout right now – video chat. Partnering with Skype, Facebook will soon allow you to start a video call right from the text chat in your browser. Group chat is on the way as well.

Check out the announcement LIVE (Update: The announcement is now over. This is a replay) below: Read More…

How To Combat Social Media Overload

Before I begin, I would like to emphasize the fact that social media is a good thing. It has helped bring together those that would otherwise never speak, or keep friendships and relationships in tact that could have never happened without it. However, social media takes a toll, and unless managed well it can consume its users.

There are many social sites out there. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+(soon) seem to be the big ones. Each have their benefits Read More…

Will Google Calendar’s New Appointment Slots Kill Tungle?

Update 12/11/2012: It seems that Tungle’s finally dead – they were acquired by RIM a while back, and now RIM’s decided to shut the doors on the product. If you’re looking for something to replace Tungle’s functionality, check out Doodle’s MeetMe tool or vCita’s Meeting Scheduler. If you have experience with either, let us know what you think in the comments!

It seems Google’s got Tungle.me in its sights and is going for a headshot. The search giant rolled out a new feature to its Google Calendar web app today: appointment slots. Read More…

Why Turntable.fm Might Be The Greatest Music Web App Ever

Where do you have more fun listening to music: sitting at your desk by yourself, or at a party with all your friends?

Of course music is more fun with your friends! This is especially true if your friends have good taste in music. Given this principle, wouldn’t it be awesome if there was a way you and your friends could take turns playing songs – even if you were miles away from each other? Read More…

Can You Quantify Social Ubiquity?

With Web 2.0 exploding onto the internet, change has been inevitable.  Newspapers now have phone apps, while some are completely online.  You can upload your entire music gallery online and stream it anywhere you can access a network. With so much change, why should you settle for the same old social network? Read More…

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