Archive for the category "geeky"

Google Insights for Canucks Fans


Friday, May 1st, 2009 — 11:20am PDT
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I love random stats and tidbits of information which is why I’m currently addicted to Google’s Insights for Search feature. Basically you can pop in a search term and see trends such as which cities or countries search what term the most, where people are located, what are some top searched words, and various other […]

Nambu Twitter Manager


Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 — 1:54pm PDT
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With practical, helpful and innovative applications such as TweetDeck revamping their memory-guzzling ways the race to provide the best Twitter manager is still going strong. This past week we saw the launch of Seesmic Desktop, a TweetDeck-like app from the creators of Twhirl, as well as Nambu for Mac users. I’ve been using Nambu all […]

Twitter Quick Tip: Backgrounds Part Two


Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 — 9:37am PDT
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This morning I was reading Is Twitter the New MySpace over on TechCrunch and was inspired to do the second part of my Twitter Quick Tip demo series (basic/beginner). Note: I only suggest using another’s background as a template so that you can get your placement and sizes right – I do not recommend using […]

PopVox Award Nominations Are Now Open


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 7:30pm PDT
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The 2009 PopVox Awards are upon us and the people’s choice nominations are now open. If you have created a project, submit a video by April 30th, 2009 for consideration and the winners of the following categories will be based on popular vote: Best Student Project Best Start Up Best Do-Gooder (Social Change Initiative) Best […]

Twitter Quick Tip: Backgrounds Part One


Monday, March 30th, 2009 — 6:49pm PDT
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People often list their reasons for not following someone back on Twitter and on each list, something about the aesthetic of a user’s profile page is always included. I’ve decided to do a multi-part series of quick tips on how to make your Twitter profile shine. The first video (below) is about how to match […]

The New iPod Shuffle Minimalism at a Whole New Level


Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 — 12:30pm PDT
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Scanning through Twitter this morning I noticed a trending topic was “New iPod Shuffle” and having given my mother a shuffle last Christmas (and after receiving one as a conference swag item last year at Convergence) I was curious to see the updates to the device. It’s the smallest iPod ever and is about the […]