Is there a fatal flaw with Facebook Home?

 The new Facebook Home, mobile launcher and phone, aims to change how you use your mobile phone. Instead of starting by choosing an application you start with your friends. The home screen is filled with your friends latest update, and then as you use your phone messages and other interactions jump into whatever you are doing.  … More Is there a fatal flaw with Facebook Home?

The Cuil new search engine… but how Cuil is it?

I noticed a large number of ‘Tweets‘ from my Twitter feed about a new search engine called ‘Cuil’ which has been created by former employees of Google, and for some a possible threat to Google’s dominance. The Google association has without doubt helped feed the publicity for what otherwise could have just passed as just … More The Cuil new search engine… but how Cuil is it?

Google asks are you in the Knol

Google have launched Knol, trumpted as a potential threat to Wikipedia, though for me more another source of information (as part of an information mix) and opportunity for individuals and organisations to demonstrate and share their knowledge and specialities. For companies, organisations and individuals, Knol offers a huge opportunity. A chance for them to show that … More Google asks are you in the Knol

Fake profiles on Facebook, is someone pretending to be you?

One of the greatest compliments is to be copied, however if you are a famous person someone pretending to be you is full of hazards especially if they use your photograph, name, location and age to try and persuade people they are you then write as you saying things you may not want to be … More Fake profiles on Facebook, is someone pretending to be you?

Show it Qik.com

Qik is (from their site) ‘Qik enables you to share moments of your life with your friends, family and the world – directly from your cell phone!’ Qik offers opportunities for both businesses and politicians. So your having a store opening, product or policy launch, wanting to highlight a key local issue. With Qik.com you can … More Show it Qik.com