The Secret Features of StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon, a popular social media site, is a fantastic way to “channel surf” through the web. The StumbleUpon folks were intelligent to set up the system the way that did. Ebay thought so too, having recently purchased them for $75 million. So,...

LinkedIn: Social Networking for All

Many of us have come across LinkedIn at some point or another. You may have heard about it through a friend of colleague, added a contact or 2, and then let your account lay dormant. If you ever hope to promote yourself and/or your blog, you have to get up and get...

WordPress New Beta Version

After 3 months of work, the folks at WordPress have released WordPress 2.3 to Public Beta. According to Matt Mullenweg, founding developer of WordPress: (photo source: Wikipedia) Some of the features of 2.3 include plugin and core update notification, built-in tags...

Yahoo Audio Search: Music Samples in Search Results

In case you missed it, the Yahoo Search blog reported that Yahoo now has an audio search site. Just another search page to visit, you say? Hardly. Yahoo really is working on some interesting things. People just give Yahoo less focus now because of all the Google...

Google Sky Released

For those of you that are big fans of Google Earth, this should be a big treat for you. Google has released a Beta version of Google Sky yesterday, giving users the ability to look around space in the same familiar Google Earth interface. To use Google Sky in Google...