For the nascent Internet user, Yahoo Answers was one of the first major Q&A website that was widely used. Unlike the impersonal experience of a Google search, Yahoo Answers was inherently social. Behind every question there was a face, an avatar, a person. It was enough to give the service the heartbeat it needed to thrive.
Category Archive: Apps
It was another fantastic year in apps. Both Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store hit the 1 million app mark. Apple's latest version of Mac OS X was released for free. Some of my favorite apps received major updates this year including 1Password 4, Alfred 2, and Evernote 5.
What were some of your favorites?
I wanted to take a deeper dive at the apps I purchased. After some proper accounting, I discovered that I spent around $350 on apps in 2013.
I’ve been playing with the Dell Venue 8 Pro for about a week now and so I thought I’d share some quick thoughts about my early impressions, specifically with Windows 8. With my affinity for Mac OS X, I have spent relatively little time using Windows 8 since its release last year beyond some brief interactions at a Microsoft Store or Best Buy.
I’m huge fan of Clear, the list-making app for iOS and Mac. You can use it to create lists of anything such as tasks, reminders, and notes. I use it primarily to manage my grocery list and frankly, I think it’s one of the best uses of the app.
During this mornings congressional hearing in which Apple CEO Tim Cook was summoned to address questions in regards to the company’s tax practices, Senator John McCain took the opportunity to ask a very pressing question
Why the hell do I have to keep updating apps on my iPhone all the time?
I’m so glad our taxpayers money is being used to address such important matters.
As some of you have may read from my Nexus 4 review, I recently made the switch over from iOS to Android. I was skeptical for various reasons but my biggest concern was whether or not I could find Android versions of my favorite iOS apps, or at least a decent alternative. By and large, the move was not as disastrous as I had envisioned. In this post, I’ll share some of the apps that I was able to replace and the select few which I haven’t.
I’ve been an ardent user of Wunderlist for the past year now, having used TeuxDeux prior. The thing with todo managers is that you rarely find one that fits all of your needs and simply works. With TeuxDeux, it lacked reminders. With Wunderlist, notifications work half the time.
Recently, I decided to take a chance with another tool and decided to place my bet on Things. Here are the reasons why I made the switch:
Awhile back, I clicked a link in a tweet from my Twitter timeline. No big deal, right? Unbeknownst to me, I had just clicked an infected link aimed at stealing my Twitter credentials. Upon clicking the link, my page reloaded and I was sent back to what had appeared to be the login screen on the Twitter homepage.