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How to Create Mail Merge with Gmail and Google Sheets

Mail Merge for Gmail lets you send personalized email messages to multiple contacts in one go. The individual messages have almost the same content …

Google gives developers new AdWords, Analytics, and AdMob tools to monetize their apps with ads

Mobile developers have a handful options to drive revenue, but for many, the most important is still advertising. At its I/O 2015 conference today, Google announced the latest options for app and game makers when it comes to monetizing their projects with ads.<p>AdWords<p>Google’s AdWords team announced …

The Ultimate Guide to Niche Site Monetization: With 35 Real-Life Money-Making Examples

None of us got into <b>the niche site business</b> for the pure joy of it. Sure, we might be passionate about the topics we’re working with, but at the end …

Connect or die: why Facebook needed WhatsApp

Facebook's mission statement isn't a promise, it's a threat<p>When Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to "connect the world’s people," it’s not some gentle, humanist statement. Zuckerberg intends to own the communications layer of the world we live in — if today’s $16-plus billion acquisition of messaging …

With Great Computing Power Comes Great Surveillance

The dark side of Moore's Law<p>Nearly 50 years ago, Gordon Moore suggested that the number of transistors that could be placed on a silicon chip would continue to double at regular intervals for the foreseeable future. Known as Moore’s law, the truth of that observation has made computers cheap and …

The best iPhone apps for cycling

If you enjoy cycling or like to watch it on TV then check out our list of the best cycling apps for your iPhone.<p>Want to know where you reallyare with …

Smartphone maker Micromax is emerging as the Xiaomi of India—much to Samsung’s dismay

India’s currency may be floundering but its smartphone market is on fire—sales have nearly tripled in the last year, led by the local upstart Micromax, which is nipping at the heels of Samsung for market share dominance. Micromax now commands a 22% market share, up from 18.8% in the first quarter. …

The internet has already raised $10,000 for the Palestinian researcher snubbed by Facebook

Only a day after a page was launched on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe, the internet community has raised over $10,000 for the Palestinian security researcher who exposed a flaw in Facebook’s digital infrastructure.<p>Khalil Shreateh last week found a bug in Facebook’s coding that allowed him to post …

Internet

Comparing the Successes of Instagram and Camera+

Apps will make you fantastically wealthy. Everyone knows that. Build an app, launch it, and watch the millions of dollars in sales, the press coverage, the buyout deals and the rest of it all roll into your life like a cresting wave.<p>Or not.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the …

Free Mobile Messaging Apps Are Very, Very Slowly Killing SMS

Free mobile messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Kik, Viber, WeChat and MessageMe are getting so popular in the developed world that they’re eating away at the telecom operators’ SMS revenues, traditionally a cash cow (and actually a bit of a scam) for carriers worldwide.<p>Unless you’ve been living under …

The first call from a cell phone was made 40 years ago today

Martin Cooper changed the world when he made the first cell phone call 40 years ago.<p>The former Motorola vice president and division manager made the call on the company's DynaTAC phone while standing in front of the New York Hilton on Sixth Avenue. His first call: to the head of research at Bell …

Mobile

Mailbird is a fast, lightweight, Sparrow-inspired Gmail app for Windows users

Sparrow, the much-beloved email client for Mac and iPhone, was essentially discontinued after it was purchased by Google last summer — but its influence is still being felt. Just take a look at the new Windows-only Gmail app Mailbird, which just became available in a public beta. While the Mailbird …

Why Samsung holds the lion's share of the smartphone market

Img Source: Flickr:iam_photo<p>Have you ever wondered how Samsung got to where it is today? A few years ago, it barely had any presence at all in the worldwide smartphone market. In fact, its very first smartphone was a huge flop. But it slowly rose to become not only one of the biggest names in the …

Mobile

Explore the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone with Google Street View

No-one has lived in the town of Namie, Japan for over two years since it was evacuated following the nearby Fukushima nuclear disaster, but you can visit for yourself today with Google Street View. Earlier this month, Google sent its camera-equipped cars into the exclusion zone at the request of …

Yahoo sale makes UK schoolboy millionaire

A British schoolboy's hobby has turned him into one of the youngest self-made multi-millionaires in the world.<p>Yahoo! announced on Monday that Nick D'Aloisio, 17, had sold his news-condensing mobile app Summly to the US tech giant for an undisclosed sum, reported to be £20m ($30m).<p><b>"It was</b> …