Monthly Archives: April 2011

Digg.com: The new face of social networking

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS Listed as one of the best social network sites of 2011, Digg.com serves as a premiere pop culture website that caters to a diversity of interests, backgrounds and experiences. Essentially, Digg.com operates as a convenient place … Continue reading

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Photo blogging showcases visual talents

By ALISON AGUDO Many people have blogs – or at least have started a blog at one point or another – but what about photo blogging? In journalism, images can be equally (if not more) powerful than words themselves and … Continue reading

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Attention shoppers: Sale at Ideeli.com

By MARISA HIVNER We always see those commercials on television for Marshall’s, where you can get department store brands at a great low price. But do you ever wish you could get something with a bit more quality for the … Continue reading

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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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Facebook’s new deals program starts today

By SHARON FRAJLICH Facebook deals launched its deals program today in five US cities. After the popularity of Groupon and other group-couponing services, Facebook decided to join in, with a few changes. Starting today, Facebook users in San Francisco, Austin, … Continue reading

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Convert videos to mp3s at no cost

By MARISA HIVNER Have you ever heard an original song uploaded on YouTube that you just had to have on your iPod, but there was no link to download or purchase the song? In the case that this scenario should … Continue reading

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WOW.com seeks to ‘wow’ women everywhere

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS With the clever slogan, “Women are not a minority, they are the majority,” WOW! (http://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/) presents itself as a global online magazine designed to cater to women who love writing and who do a pretty good … Continue reading

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Amazon introduces lending feature for Kindle

By ALISON AGUDO Amazon has introduced something new to its Kindle devices – a lending feature that allows users to loan out supported titles once for a period of 14 days. I personally haven’t used a Kindle because I prefer … 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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U.S. map making with Google Map Maker

By SHARON FRAJLICH Initially released three years ago, Google Map Maker is finally letting users edit the entire map of the United States. In order to get in on the fun, all you need is a Google account and you … 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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Get your daily dose of FAIL at failblog.org

By MARISA HIVNER Ever wish you could watch America’s Funniest Home Videos whenever you wanted to? Well, just short of buying the series DVDs, you can always get your daily dose of hysterical fail at failblog.org. Created in 2008, failblog.org … Continue reading

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Facebook launches page for journalists

By ALISON AGUDO Facebook recently launched a Journalists on Facebook page in an effort to increase the professional presence of journalists on the social media site. Perhaps a result of Facebook competitor Twitter’s success in connecting people professionally, Facebook is … Continue reading

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NewsBank: Full-text resource goldmine

By JAMIE N. STEPHENS As one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 35 years, NewsBank, Inc. offers students, publishers, researchers, military personnel and professionals of all background access to the top Web-based research products in the world. … Continue reading

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