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When you run out of Dropbox space, try Copy. A great alternative.

I have Dropbox and I love it. It’s my goto for storing and syncing files to the cloud. Even though I’ve been able to rack up some additional free space on Dropbox, it’s still pretty lacking in the free space department. There are a lot of other options but Copy is quickly becoming one of […]

Everyone Loves and Hates QR Codes

QR codes are everywhere today, however not that many people use them. The advertising world seems to have accepted QR codes with open arms and are putting them everywhere; where as users are not so sure. Even some usability experts are saying no to QR codes. Do you know what a QR code is? I’m […]

Social Icons: You and the Internet Are Using Them Wrong.

Take a moment and check the social icons on your website. Do they match the ones below? Exactly? Probably not. If you do a search for the social icons, you’ll come up with millions of different versions. Most are pretty cool too, but they are violating the brand guidelines outlined by the individual social network. […]

Are hashtags on Facebook actually useful? Will they catch on?

Now that Facebook hashtags, everyone is on board with using hashtags to let users organize content. But is it actually useful? Or is it a spammers paradise? Nerdery Post: Do Hashtags Make Social Networks Better or Worse? I think that they can be useful, and I want them to be, but it depends on the users. They […]

Facebook’s Advanced Graph Search is here. Update your privacy settings now.

Facebook is rolling out Advanced Graph Search to all users starting Monday. It can be fun to play with, but you really should re-visit your privacy settings, audit your liked pages, clear out un-used, but still installed, installed apps, and update your profile privacy settings soon. Sorry. Video gone. 🙁 Experts warn Facebook users about changes to […]

How I fixed my Feedly Syncing Issues

I’ve been having issues with Feedly being out of sync with Google Reader. I had 45 unread TechCrunch items in Google Reader and there were 400+ in Feedly. I waited a few days to see if it’d catch up, it did not. I then contacted support a few days ago and have yet to get a […]

Facebook’s Motivational Quotes & Art

Last week I was able to fly out to California and visit Facebook headquarters. One of the cool things about the area I was in were the quotes on the walls. Some were large, some where small, but they were all true to Facebook. They also had an art wall that showcased some pretty cool, […]

Does the end of Google Reader kill my productivity? Probably not.

When I heard that Google was killing Reader, I was shocked. It’s one of my most used services. I’m a power user. I check Reader at least twice a day, if not more. I use it to track 84 different website with hundreds of stories a day; over 5,000 stories in the past 30 days […]

The truth behind Facebook and your privacy; it’s you, not them.

Facebook is the largest social network, if not the biggest site overall, and privacy is a big concern. Privacy is not just up to Facebook however, you are in control of your Facebook privacy and you are also the biggest security hole. First, the golden rule of the internet: If you don’t want people knowing something […]