Monthly Archives: March 2011

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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Apple’s WWDC … without iPhone 5?

by SHARON FRAJLICH In less than 24 hours after the announcement of this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, tickets sold out, according to the event’s site. While rumors have been circling that the unveiling of the iPhone 5 won’t be on … Continue reading

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New York Times set to begin digital subscription plan

By ALISON AGUDO On March 28, 2011, The New York Times will be introducing its digital subscription plan that will require frequent readers of the Web site to pay $15 a month for content they previously got for free. This … Continue reading

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Culture Shock Miami, Miami Going offer affordable activities

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS An innovative travel resource site allows users, whether Miami natives, visitors or tourists, to discover the diverse and colorful culture of Miami-Dade County for an affordable price. Specifically designed for high school and college students on … Continue reading

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It’s Friday, Friday, Friday!

By MARISA HIVNER By now, I’m sure everyone is familiar with the 16th most downloaded song (currently) on iTunes, “Friday” by Rebecca Black. After going viral on YouTube with over 48 million views, Black has supplied pop culture with an … Continue reading

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Amazon vs. Apple

By SHARON FRAJLICH Amazon’s Appstore for Android launched today. With a great selection of around 3,800 apps, it’s too bad a large number of Android users aren’t able to use it. According to Businessinsider.com, the Appstore isn’t available in the … Continue reading

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Alltop.com: At the top of its game

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Alltop.com answers the hard-hitting questions that interest the world. What separates Alltop from your average search engine is that the site goes further in depth to answer your detailed questions. For example, where a normal search … Continue reading

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Let’s get…frisky? Check out TheFrisky.com

By MARISA HIVNER “Things That Are Funnier Than Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino,” was the headline that caught my eye as I put my studies on hold to peruse the Internet. I can name a lot of things funnier than Mr. … Continue reading

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Jeff Jarvis: Journalist turned blogger offers BuzzMachine

By CAMRON GHORBI More and more in today’s tech-infused journalism world, writers strictly attached to newspapers are forced to take up technology to supplement their talents. Writers everywhere have Twitter feeds, blogs on newspaper websites, YouTube streams and every other possible … Continue reading

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Apps for keeping track of your website

If you have your own website and plan to continue using it throughout your career, you’ll probably be curious to know how the website is doing — by that I mean, how many people are viewing it? Who is viewing … Continue reading

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Explore the world around you with Foursquare

By SHARON FRAJLICH Foursquare is a two-year-old location-based smartphone app that allows you to “check in” or share your location with friends, meanwhile collecting points and virtual badges. The fun game just released a new version 3.0 that uses virtually … Continue reading

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Fighting homelessness 140 characters at a time

By SANDY FLOREZ The appeal of Twitter is simple: It connects people. In fact, that is exactly what  about 190 million worldwide Tweeters are doing  with Hollywood A-listers, organizations, local and national news journalists, authors, and even Charlie Sheen. But … Continue reading

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