Google Reader

Remember software's dearly departed with Product Graveyard

Vine. Sunrise. Google Reader. Over the years, we've seen many pieces of software thrown on the virtual garbage pile. The reasons behind their demise are numerous: Sometimes a startup is acquired, only to be have its indie darling absorbed by another, larger and more strategically important service. …

Cemeteries

Growth Hacking: Strategies Learned Studying 77 Big Name Brands

Starting a business is hard.<p>Finding your first customers is even harder.<p>Every day companies with kick ass products fail. Why?<p>Lot of reasons. …

Startups

10 Google Services That Should Never Have Been Killed Off

Google has a long history of introducing, then forgetting about, and finally officially killing off its products. Most recently, that included Google …

Google

YouTube kills the video editing tools you never used

Unless you're a YouTube power user, you may not have known that the site had the Video Editor and Photo slideshow tools to create finished video projects. Now that you've learned that, I'm afraid to say that those tools are about to get the axe. If you're currently cutting a project, you have until …

Video Editing

Google’s New Feeds Show You the Internet You Want to See

Google's search box may be the internet's most powerful tool. Type a few words and you can find information on any topic ever considered. The box …

Google

Google fights to keep search relevant with new personalized feed feature

Google is still the dominant search engine out there, but the future isn’t necessarily bright. Voice assistants that aren’t powered by Google tech …

Google

Remember the 3D Camera? It’s Back

Do you remember the Fuji W3? How about Panasonic’s 3D1?<p>If you answered “no” you’re not alone. Earlier this decade, as 3D TVs had started their brief, …

Photography

Photobucket Is Holding People's Photos For "Ransom"

The company is now charging a $400 fee to hot-link images — which will break photos on tons of old websites and blogs.<p>Late last month, Photobucket changed its policy so that if you want to host your photos there and post them to another website — your eBay seller page, or perhaps your blog or …

Technology

Flipboard + Flip It

Flipboard, social media and websites iOS and Android app that provides you with the format of the contents of a journal.<p>In the month of December …

Flipboard

These web apps will revolutionize your Chromebook experience - SlashGear

Chromebooks are great (I’m writing this article on one!), but they’re different than the laptops you’re probably used to. There’s less storage space …

Chrome Web Store

News Roundup: The Internet of Nope

Folks, we’ve got to talk about some of the headlines about the Internet of “Things”. If you’ve been paying even <i>no</i> attention to that space, you know …

Internet of Things

How to Find the Best Content to Share on Social Media

Content Sources You Can Use Now on Social MediaIt’s important to reach your audience not only through your own original articles — you need to also …

Social Media Marketing

RIP Gchat

A eulogy for a simpler age of internet messaging<p>Let’s first acknowledge that Gchat was never officially called Gchat. Launched in February 2006, Google named it Google Talk, refusing to refer to it by its colloquial name. For anyone mourning its demise, which the company announced in a March blog …

Google Hangout

We Have Many Faces

We needed to build Digest because we desperately needed Digest: The social network we’ve all been waiting for.<p><b>tl;dr</b><p>Humans were never meant to share …

Social Media

Feedly introduces Mute Filters, a tool to automatically and selectively remove items from your feeds

Feedly, the popular RSS feed aggregator, has just introduced a new feature for Feedly Pro users called Mute Filters. Now you can set up a list of …

Apps

How to Fill Your SEO Blog With Mind

You have the marketing of your blog to consider. You also have a few contracts on the side, for search engine optimization (SEO) of client sites. …

Digital Marketing

Pour some out for the sites that aren’t here

Some of the best things ever seen or used on the web can’t be saved. They’re already gone. These are some of them, nominated by Kottke readers.<b>Google</b> …

49 Best Chrome Extensions Productive Managers Can’t Do Without

If you’re like me, your browser is at the center of your work.<p>I’m a Chrome user, and I was sold initially on their <b>minimal design and layout</b>, along …

Software

49 Best Chrome Extensions Managers Need

If you’re like me, your browser is at the center of your work.<p>I’m a Chrome user, and I was sold initially on their <b>minimal design and layout</b>, along …

Software

Back to Evernote: Google Assistant update kills Keep shopping list integration | ZDNet

Google experiments with different services and apps, then kills them in an attempt to try something else. I fell for it once again with Google Keep …

Google

Thinking Tradigitally

What does Learning Look like? Post it Crazy 8 thinking routine challenge by Nicki Hambleton<p>Think of a lesson you have been planning.<p>You might have …

Teaching

Feedly’s reader app now caters to knowledge workers with launch of boards, notes & annotations

Following the death of Google Reader several years ago, there was a brief renewed interest in alternative RSS readers – news readers that let you track updates from blogs or other websites in a single interface. While there was a lot of hype around Digg’s entry into the space, it’s Feedly that has …

Technology

5 Ways to Curate Content for Your Content Marketing - Jeffbullas's Blog

For today’s marketer, it is well known that only sharing your own content is not sufficient. Potential customers want to feel that you can provide …

Digital Marketing

Google retires SMS support in Hangouts, axes experimental Gmail features

Why it matters to you<p>If you use Hangouts to send and receive SMS messages, it's time to switch: Google is doing away with support soon.<p>At the …

Google

The Like Button Ruined the Internet

How “engagement” made the web a less engaging place<p>Here’s a little parable. A friend of mine was so enamored of Google Reader that he built a clone when it died. It was just like the original, except that you could add pictures to your posts, and you could Like comments. The original Reader was …

Show Notes: What the world really needs is NFC payment sunglasses

March 14th, 2017<p><i>Before every episode of The Vergecast I sit down, read through a bunch of news, and take a bunch of notes. It’s one of the most enjoyable parts of my week, and I started thinking it might be fun to do every day on the site. So, every day this week I’m sitting down and writing some</i> …

Apple Pencil

Try this brilliant time-management trick that Google uses

Google was once again named the best company in the Unites States to work for in 2017, in Fortune Magazine’s widely-watched ranking.<p>Every time Google …

Time Management

Google Again Pledges Undying Support to Business Cloud Customers

Google executives once again took to the stage Wednesday to say the Internet search and advertising company is 100% committed to providing cloud …

Google Cloud Platform

The Top 10 Services Google Killed Off

Google has a long history of introducing, then forgetting about, and finally officially killing off its products. Most recently, that included Google …

Google

Top 10 services Google killed off

Google has a long history of introducing, then forgetting about, and finally officially killing off its products. Most recently, that included Google …

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