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May 2012

iPhone App Development Story

Number of Views : 3598This is a great article on what works when developing a mobile app.  The team from Pocket Lists http://www.1312.ru/Pocket-Lists-sales-13500-in-first-3-months/ This is a great story of how to make money on an app. (see this clip of the article) Category: Productivity (to-do & checklist app) Price: initially …

Pocket (read it later)–re-brand

Number of Views : 3996I’ve been using Read It Later for a while.  It is / was a great tool to save articles found on twitter / flipboard / web.. and Read them later.  Prior to using that tool I would just email myself the article if I found something …

Grand Rapids–Facebook city

Number of Views : 2939A Mashable article states a list of social savvy cities.  They list many large cities.  grand Rapids is not one of them.  However, they do mention that Grand Rapids has a high percentage of small businesses with face book pages (29%) Read the article here – …

Developer Laptop

Number of Views : 3663Dell has just launched a developer focused laptop.  The cool thing about this version is that it runs Ubuntu (linux) and is on a 13 inch laptop.    (check out the hardware here)  The article that I found regarding this was focused on the Sputnik project.   I …

When is it illegal to listen. Mapping wifi?

Number of Views : 4373When did listening become illegal?  After reading this article I got to thinking more about how the concept of wireless is flawed.   http://gigaom.com/2012/05/01/google-wi-fi-snooping-and-the-ever-shifting-creepy-line/ As a technology it uses public airwaves to send data.  This concept works great when the data is suppose to be freely available.  …