All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Features’

Go Enable Gmail’s ‘Undo Send’ Feature Right Now

Go Enable Gmail’s ‘Undo Send’ Feature Right Now

In what could be a lifesaver for many, Google has finally graduated a particularly helpful Gmail feature from Labs to primetime. Gmail on the web now has a formal “undo send” feature. So, you accidentally sent a racy email meant for your wife to your boss? Awkward. So, you just hit reply all and are about to let the whole …

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Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline

Recently, you may have seen some tweets in your Twitter timeline that confused you. Why? Because the tweets are coming from people that you don’t actively follow. This may have pissed you off, and if so, you wouldn’t be alone. If you fall into that camp, I have some bad news – it looks like this Twitter ‘test’ is here …

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Facebook Says It’s ‘Not Always Listening’ as Petition Against New Feature Nears 600,000 Signatures

A lot of people, both Facebook users and otherwise, don’t really trust Facebook. So, when Facebook announced a new feature that can passively listen to users’ background activity in order to easily identify songs, TV shows, and movies for status-sharing purposes, it wasn’t surprising when it struck people as a bit creepy. Or as one petition put it, a “massive …

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Ultrabooks: The Next Generation Of Laptops

The ultrabook, a new revolutionary laptop, has been released and they have all kinds of features for people to get excited over. There are plenty of brands and designs to choose from, and while a lot of it may be personal preference, each one is designed slightly different from the others. Some weigh more or less than others and the …

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Facebook Launches Shared Photo Albums for Your Weddings, Holidays, Vacations, and More

With over 300 million photos uploaded every single day, Facebook calls itself the “most popular photo uploading service on the web.” Facebook isn’t the only service that can boast impressive photo data, however (services like Google+ and Flickr are still powerful players in the photo-hosting game). So today, they’re making a move to cater to their users who wish to …

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Famke Janssen’s Apartment Burgled

Have we seen this feature film before? Famed movie starlet, Famke Janssen, alone in her home, fearful after something bizarre has happened to her? Well, unfortunately, it’s a creepy reality, yet again, for the 47-year-old, Dutch actress. Most recently, Janssen reportedly told police that just this past weekend, she came home to her New York City penthouse to find a …

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Adobe Flash And AIR Updated With New Features

Adobe Flash and AIR are nigh inseparable these days. Developers wanting to create high quality Flash games for mobile devices use AIR to take advantage of the same technologies, and each update brings a number of enhancements to the platform. Adobe announced in July that Flash and AIR had both been updated with a number of new features and enhancements …

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Twitter Asks You to ‘Welcome Back’ Previously Inactive Users in Order to Promote Engagement

It looks like Twitter is making a small, non-intrusive push to promote more interaction between members of the service. Some users are seeing a new message appear atop their streams on Twitter.com. It notifies them that someone (a particular @person) is “back on Twitter.” “Welcome @person back to Twitter,” it reads. “You friend @person is back on Twitter. Mention them …

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Facebook Makes Weekly Movie Nights Easier with New Repeat Event Option

Facebook has just pushed an update to the site that makes creating repeat events easier by populating new events with all of the previously saved information and inviting all of the same guests for you. The new feature was announced by Facebook engineer Bob Baldwin. “I built a new feature for Events. You can now go to any past event …

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Amazon Bolsters Parental Controls with FreeTime for Kindle Fire HD

Attention parents: Amazon is hoping that a new update to the Kindle fire HD makes you feel more comfortable about leaving your children alone with the tablet. In the latest over-the-air update to hit the device, Amazon is introducing Kindle FreeTime, which “provides a dedicated space for kids to interact with books, movies, TV shows, apps, and games.” FreeTime allows …

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Shazam App to Expand TV Identification

Shazam, the makers of the popular smartphone app of the same name that allows users to identify a song from a short sample, today announced that it now has 250 million users worldwide. Shazam also announced an expansion of its “Shazam for TV” feature, which allows users to identify TV shows the same way the app allows music identification. The …

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Facebook To Spread Organ Donor Initiative to Asia

It looks like South Korea will be the first Asian country that Facebook will tap in their ongoing organ donation awareness initiative. South Korean news site Yonhap is reporting that Facebook is planning to allow users in the country to display their organ donor status by Wednesday. Apparently, Facebook worked with the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to …

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