Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Social Networking Articles

Time For Some Fun – My New Site Celebrating Technology Failure – Tech-Fail.com

Last week I decided that I needed a bit more fun in my life, or if you look at it another way, to add some more workload to my already busy day. Since I cover technology all of the...

How to Pre-Populate Twitter Status Updates the NEW Way via Links & Web Intents

About a year and a half ago, I posted a "How To" article to teach people on how to tweet out messages from your website via a URL or web link. Unfortunately, that method no longer works as of...

LocalMind Makes Social Check-ins Engaging, Interactive and Helpful

We all know about social check-in services like Gowalla, FourSquare and even FaceBook Places. These services allow you to announce that you are at a particular venue, event, company or location, quickly and easily all via your mobile device....

IMPORTANT: Enable SSL on your Social Media Accounts NOW! – Twitter and Facebook

As hacking into people's accounts has become a "clear and present danger", it's important to note TWO quick and easy configuration settings that you can now enable within both Facebook and now Twitter that can make your Social Media...

Ok, I Bought A New Car, Now What? But First, A Little More About The Buying Process

A few weeks ago our 2001 Honda Odyssey died. The transmission on our 10 year old family shuttle that had "only" 130,000 miles conked out, for the second time. It had served us really well until the last year...

Buying A New Car? Here’s My Shopping Strategy with my own Dealer Incentive!

This past weekend, the transmission of my 2001 Honda Odyssey died. The car has over 130,000 miles on it and has done a fairly good job raising our family. It sort of reminds me of the latest "Modern Family"...

“Where’s the Pause Button” – TweetDeck’s User Stream Preview is Real-time Web

I was lucky to be one of the first 5000 people to get access to test out a new version of TweetDeck called "User Stream Preview." In this preview build is the ability to use Twitter's new Streaming API...

Wrapping Up the AT&T “Lose the Laptop” Challenge – A Retrospective

We are now in the final days of voting for the AT&T Lose the Laptop Challenge. It has been an interesting four months writing about different topics and how they relate to the HTC Tilt 2 smart phone. You...

HTD’s Tech News Snippets – July 22, 2010 (Flipboard, Google Voice, Router Hacks, Safari, AT&T & Twitter)

Some really interesting news floated by today. Flipboard is a pretty interesting iPad app. Be sure to check it out. But you may have some issues hooking up your Twitter and/or Facebook feeds. I'm still waiting...and waiting...and waiting for...

HTD’s Tech News Snippets – July 21, 2010 (Ford, Skype, Antennagate, Facebook, Apple & Blackberry)

Once again, scouring the web for the latest tech news that grabbed my attention. Below are some links to some Amplify.com posts. You can see the beginning of my commentary below. Clicking through the links gives you the rest...

Keep Track of your Kids through Social Media & a Cell Phone, But BE CAREFUL!

I have always been a big proponent against the use of Social Media by children, especially when they are in elementary school. Interacting with Social Media is not something you want your kids doing at an early age, at...

From Virtual to Physical – Actually Meeting Another Cast of Dads Member!

This past Tuesday, I had the good fortune to actually meet one of the Cast of Dads members in person, Jeff Sass from Dadomatic.com. Jeff happened to be in town for the SF MusicTech Summit and since I'm based...
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