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3 Set/10

Facebook Adds Remote Logout Feature

Facebook Adds Remote Logout Feature

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Not logging out can be a huge privacy risk, especially on public computers but also on other computer systems that multiple users have access to. Why is that? Because everyone accessing the computer after the user may access that user’s profile on Internet websites. That was reason enough for Facebook to add a new option under the Account Security section that displays all devices and computers the user is logged in, with...

11 Feb/10

Closing the Feedback Loop

Closing the Feedback Loop

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Matt Haughey says Google Buzz doesn’t offer an easy way for publishers to see what people are saying about their stuff. He’s right; as in Google Reader and Facebook, much of the liking and commenting and sharing that goes on in Buzz happens out of earshot of the creator. I think Buzz is a fine product–a pretty predictable FriendFeed clone, really–but it does suffer from this same broken loop problem that...

14 Gen/10

About That Google Server Breach

About That Google Server Breach

Douglas Rushkoff floats the idea that Google’s China announcement is a smokescreen for the fact that their servers got hacked–which means your data isn’t safe in the cloud. A serious and well-publicized security breach would be a crushing setback in Google’s cloud apps business. Was the China surveillance and Gmail break-in it, and we just missed it amidst all the cheering? The question mark at the end of his headline makes me think that Rushkoff’s unconvinced...


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8 Dic/09

The Best Android Apps are Made by Google

The Best Android Apps are Made by Google

Right now, Android is the phone OS you want only if your whole life is already tied up in your Google account. All of Android’s can’t-get-this-anywhere-else applications are made by Google. Android’s Gmail client, Google Voice, Google Goggles, Google Maps, and even Google Sky and Google Listen are Android applications that either have no exact parallel on other platforms like the iPhone, or do things that their counterparts on other platforms can’t match. Let’s...

29 Lug/09

Bad Apple: An Argument Against Buying an iPhone [Rants]

Bad Apple: An Argument Against Buying an iPhone [Rants]

Apple just rejected the Google Voice iPhone application from App Store distribution, the most recent in a long line of questionable moves, and the message is clear: If you want a device that won’t lock you out of innovation, skip the iPhone. Photo by rore. Lest We Forget There’s no question that this brilliant little piece of hardware has sparked a revolution in the world of mobile computing and cellphones, and, likewise, there’s no question that consumers have benefited...