Category Archives: Joe Cervone

Fring: Double the fun with Group Video Chat

By JOE CERVONE When Apple’s iPhone 4 was released last June, all the buzz surrounded the smartphone’s new FaceTime video calling feature. Allowing two people to hear and now see each other from the palm of their hand was certainly a … Continue reading

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Listography: An organizational tool

By JOE CERVONE Is writing perpetually long to do lists the only way you can get organized? Whether its a matter of organizing homework assignments, movies to see, books to read, or a grocery list, list making is sometimes the … Continue reading

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Travel the world with Tour Wrist

By JOE CERVONE Want to see the world from the palm of your hand? The popular smart phone application Tour Wrist lets viewers explore locations from all around the world. Offering 360-degree panoramic photographs from an iPhone, iPad or your … Continue reading

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The last free music online

By JOE CERVONE While the role of the Internet has become further immersed in everyday life, free online music websites have gradually diminished. The eventual fall of illegal file sharing websites like Napster and Limewire have left consumers with limited … Continue reading

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Ask questions to your Facebook friends

By JOE CERVONE When it comes to having our questions answered on the internet, all too often we rely on websites like Answers.com, Yahoo Answers or the recently retired Google Answers, where our responses come from strangers or anonymous sources. … Continue reading

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Google “Likes” +1 Button

We’ve all been prone to do it. When perusing our Facebook friend’s profile pictures, status updates and wall posts, we’ve all at one time or another clicked that little “Like” button. While our “Like” may display our enjoyment and concurrence to … Continue reading

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Who wants to Disco?

By JOE CERVONE Google’s acquisition of the group text-messaging website Disco has allowed the popular search engine website to further enter the market of smart phones’ and their applications. Accessible for free, Disco allows users to sign up using a … Continue reading

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IntoNow: What’s on TV?

By JOE CERVONE Remember when the smartphone application Shazam made identifying song names so easy? The new application IntoNow is now TV’s version, providing the show and the specific episode being broadcast, all while incorporating social media platforms to the … Continue reading

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Broadcastr: Stories from around the world

By JOE CERVONE The new social media platform Broadcastr lets users share, record and listen to audio recordings that match a specific location to a personal story. Using the map located on Broadcastr‘s homepage, viewers can explore stories from all … Continue reading

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Foodily: The Recipe Search Engine

By JOE CERVONE Tired of searching through books and magazines to find the perfect recipe for a new culinary dish? Thanks to the new recipe search engine Foodily, those days of blindly searching are finally over. Foodily, a name abbreviated … Continue reading

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Zillow: The online Realtor

By JOE CERVONE Searching for a new home? The up and coming online real estate database Zillow allows visitors to search homes from the comfort of their computers. Created by former Microsoft executives Richard Barton and Lloyd Frink, Zillow runs … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Instant Personalization too personal

By JOE CERVONE When it comes to protecting one’s privacy on the Internet, it is generally agreed that a person can never be too careful. All too often employers, teachers and parents warn us about the dangers of sharing personal … Continue reading

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The unsocial network

By JOE CERVONE The Facebook and Twitter accounts of Egyptian citizens were silenced Thursday, Jan. 27, when President Hosni Mubarak shut down Internet communication within the country. The act was an attempt to stop protesters who were using social media … Continue reading

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Yelping out loud

By JOE CERVONE It used to be that restaurant critiques came in two forms: from the written professionals and simply from word of mouth among friends and families. As the Internet as evolved and social media has expanded, it was … Continue reading

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