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Photoshop for iPad Demoed By Adobe Photoshop for iPad Demoed By Adobe

Adobe already has Photoshop Express available for iPad and iPhone (previously photoshop.com mobile). This is, however, only a light-weight version of the software greatly lacking in features comapared to the full Photoshop experience. That’s all going to change soon. Adobe …

Is Twitter for Everybody?
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This is the question that eventually gets asked by every person and every company trying Twitter for the first time.  In the height of your initial frustrations, you may be wondering … is Twitter really for me? Most social media …

Windows Phone 7 Rumored with NFC?
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One of the hottest technologies around is NFC.  Near Field Communication allows devices to communicate to other devices using short waves.  The reason this technology has caught fire has been its use in mobile credit card payments.  Another upcoming phone …

Google Buzz Settlement Triggers New Push For Privacy Legislation

Irony alert: privacy advocates may have the gigantic misstep known as Google Buzz to thank if and when a “Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights” comes into existence. Senator John Kerry stated today that the new agreement between Google and the …

Microsoft’s Mich Mathews Stepping Down

Irony anyone?  This week, Microsoft is hosting “Imagine 2011,” a marketing leadership summit at its Redmond, Washington headquarters.  Late last night, Microsoft’s global marketing head announced she will be leaving the company. Mich Mathews, a former General Motors employee, has …

AT&T T-Mobile Deal: iPhone Service Improved?
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AT&T looks to be on the defensive. Criticisms of AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile have been getting stronger, as is evident by Sprint’s public protest released this week. Many are worried about that the deal could lead to a wireless …

DirecTV Petite Lap Giraffe Story Controversy
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If you ever need proof that truth is stranger than fiction, simply give this story a read. It tells of how a newspaper site ripped off a blog over a story concerning the legitimacy of DirecTV’s viral campaign regarding fictional …

Google +1: The Social Layer Arrives
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The long-rumored “Google +1″ is no longer rumored. It’s fact, and it’s been formally announced by Google. To but it bluntly, it’s Google’s version of the Facebook Like button. You’ll find it on search results, ads, and eventually on sites …

Bronx Zoo’s Cobra Becomes Twitter Star
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Five days ago, employees of the Bronx Zoo in New York discovered that a venomous Egyptian cobra was missing from its habitat.  The incident has caused more laughter than panic, though, thanks to a comical Twitter account that’s getting all …

Jive Software Adds Google, Facebook, McAfee Execs to Board

Google VP of Product Management Sundar Pichai, Facebook VP of Technical Operations Jonathan Heiliger, McAfee President David DeWalt, and Chuck Robel, former Chairman of the Board of McAfee (now part of Intel) have been appointed to the Board of Directors …

American Launches Mobile Sweepstakes To Promote Android App

American Airlines said today it is launching the “Mobile Million Sweepstakes” to promote the recent release of its Android application. The sweepstakes will give one grand-prize winner a million American Airlines AAdvantage miles. In addition American will give away one …

Google’s Experimental Fiber Network Finds Home

A little over a year ago, Google announced its intentions to build and test ultra-high-speed broadband networks in select cities across America.  Interested communities were asked to send their requests to Google for consideration.  Today, after hundreds of thousands of …

VCU Basketball Top Final Four Team As Far As Yahoo Search Trends Go
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If Yahoo search trends determined the winner of the Final Four, the company says, VCU would beat Kentucky in the title game. Talk like that might lose Yahoo some users around these parts. That would mean the University of Kentucky …

How Placecast Takes Geo-Fencing to the Next Level

Geo-fencing is a new term that is starting to be used frequently in mobile marketing circles. Wikipedia describes it as, “a virtual perimeter for a real-world geographic area.” When this idea is integrated into mobile phones, it doesn’t take long to understand why geo-fencing is becoming a buzz term for mobile marketing.

Google Updates Street View Images In France And Italy

Google said today it has added new Street View imagery to historic sites in Italy and France. Along with seeing the exterior of archaeological sites like the Imperial Forum and the Colosseum in Rome, Street View has added interior views …

Gowalla To Open UK Office

Earlier this month, Gowalla made a splash at SXSW in Austin, seeing all sorts of check-ins and earning the conference’s top award in the mobile category.  Now (although there probably isn’t a true cause and effect), the company’s going to …

Google Buzz Agreement Reached With FTC

Google Buzz, the social network built into Gmail, has faced its share of complaints regarding automatic opt-ins and privacy issues.  Last year, Google settled a class action suit by contributing to a fund for organizations involved in internet privacy and …

Are Small Private Social Networks the Next Layer?
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As business people get in the habit of participating in online social networks and engaging in social behavior as part of their everyday routine, the next waves of online innovation won’t necessarily come in the form of a Facebook killer …

Roku at Best Buy Should Mean Increased Adoption
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Roku announced today that its Roku XD player is available for purchase at Best Buy stores nationwide and at BestBuy.com. We spoke with Roku Chief Communications Officer Brian Jaquet at SXSW  earlier this month, about the company’s expansion in retail, …

Most Women Annoyed By Facebook Friends
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The majority (85%) of women on Facebook indicate they have been annoyed by their online friends, according to a new survey from daily deals site Eversave. Eversave surveyed more than 400 women on Facebook and found they have little tolerance …

Dell Rep Blasts Apple’s iPad Success
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The iPad 2 has been quite the talk of the town since its opening weekend a couple weeks ago. The talk of every town in the world it seems like. Their sales during that first weekend eclipsed projections and bettered …

Yahoo Appoints SVP Of User Experience Design

Google’s sites are famous for their clean, minimalist designs.  Microsoft has managed to make Bing eye-catching through the use of amazing photos.  Meanwhile, Yahoo . . . is just Yahoo.  But that might soon change, as Yahoo’s appointed an SVP …

Skype Launches Platform To Connect Teachers
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Skype has launched a free online platform aimed at connecting teachers with other educators and classrooms around the globe. The new platform called “Skype in the classroom,” is designed to help teachers find each other and related projects according to …

Firefox 4 for Android Reviews Mixed

Mozilla released Firefox 4 for Android to mixed reviews. The above video makes it seem pretty nice, but there are more than a few complaints – among the biggest – a lack of Flash support. “Firefox for mobile allows users …