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either you're just hyping up foursquare who are struggling to find any type of relevance today or haven't used waze yet. Waze data and they extras they add to their gps functionality is going to be a huge benefit for Google maps/directions. 4Sq is barely even competent in comparison to yelp.
1 year, 5 months ago on Is Waze overvalued or is Foursquare undervalued?
well as a techwriter you should know at sxsw in 2011 hurricane party was a massive hit there, then Forecast app popularized future check in and ultimately both shut down. Maybe another is like uberlife , on top of the other countless of either similar ambient find local people and what their doing apps or event type apps available. Basically this technology is incredibly commodity and for Google to purchase a company in a very tough market where countless other have failed, and a company with no traction and really what I would call a typical UI experience is an absolutely ludicrous idea. It was a very nice plug on a terrible premise. /end rant
1 year, 10 months ago on Google+ is missing a huge opportunity and should acquire this startup quick
what happened to him being the gamification ninja and scavngr. Sounds like hes just jumping to whatever is hot to justify all the money they raised.
1 year, 12 months ago on LevelUp gets ready to explore a world outside of mobile payments
paul I'm happy theres not someone spouting the same echo chamber bs . Another good read about the scumbags at Uber.
2 years ago on A final word on Uber and their ghastly attempt to spin their way to sainthood
paul you are right on the money, to many elistist scumbags
2 years ago on As NY floods, “Robin Hood” Uber robs from the rich and… Nope, that’s about it
@francoismathieu yeah lets take advantage of people when theres a state of emergency, instead. F it while we're at it, lets prioritize red cross relief to only the neighborhoods that pay the most in taxes and where the wealthiest people live.
finally, I know every publication wants to paint Dorsey as SV's golden boy because Square has a real business and probably the best target for IPO and for investors to cash out. Lets face it, hes always rode the coat tails of successful entrepreneurs (Ev and Biz, Keith Rabois). Its all about who you know.
2 years, 1 month ago on Anyone saying he can run two companies is lying to you or himself
A real apology would of been cutting a deal with Google and allowing users to use the old google maps application.
2 years, 1 month ago on Yeah, It Does Matter That Tim Cook Just Apologized For Apple’s Maps
im down for clubbing, now bring on those baby seals
2 years, 2 months ago on NightPro Gives Nightclubs Some Technological Love
@aaronklein you can also print out a set of pre generated codes in cases where you don't have access to a device.
2 years, 3 months ago on Two-Step Verification Dances Around the Issue
its easy stop pushing apps and move back to web. Most are just wrappers anyways. Its google and apple that are fighting better performance for mobile browsers.
2 years, 4 months ago on Mobile App Privacy: Fight About It or Fix It?
facebook only #fail
2 years, 5 months ago on Sosh Is Your Social Concierge, With Two Million Recommendations Under Its Belt
i use my chrome book daily over my tablet and phone, screen as big as tablet and as light as a tablet, but with trackpad, keyboard, and great battery life. Screen can be independently held up without some sort of stand, and can balance on anywhere vs a tablet/stand/kb setup. Tablet keyboard setup is more awkward because of having to switch from typing to touching screen.
2 years, 5 months ago on Going Google: Is Chrome OS a Viable Product?
the main issue is that google chromebook is not a full operating system, and trying to replace your daily life with a browser and not a full computer is tough. I think its sort of an unfair comparison but whatever.
2 years, 5 months ago on I’m Going Google (…or I’m Going Crazy)
looks and sounds like pinterest
2 years, 6 months ago on Here’s a Social Shopping Site That Could Undermine Pinterest
@freshfunk sorry , but switching workflow to working with each individual app from a single email interface is the wrong direction.
2 years, 6 months ago on Is GoMail the Future of Email? I Hope So
@WasswaSomhairle are you serious, settings -> filter. In the from box, you type "facebook.com, twitter.com, etc" , next button, apply label, skip inbox (optional) done.
@hamishmckenzie @dino2012 And I don't think you know how to use Gmail filters
just create filters , and apply labels. Click on label to enter room. Problem solved.
theres tons of press written about this video. General sentiment on the internet is that these look awesome. There are those that are unimaginative and don't want to support future techs but thats another story. It accomplished exactly what its supposed to do.. build hype. Theres not one publication that didn't have a story about it or have people talking about it.
2 years, 7 months ago on The Problem with Google’s Concept Video
refuse to install apps with all the crap they are doing on the phone (stealing contacts without asking). Good to see people using mobile web more when it provides same functionality.
2 years, 7 months ago on Facebook’s Mobile Web App Sees More Monthly Users Than Its iOS/Android Apps Combined