This step-by-step tutorial describes how you can write your own Facebook App in 5 minutes even if you are not a geek. A video screencast for writing Facebook applications is also included for easy reference.
Whether you look at the search guidelines of Google or Bing, most search engines advice webmaster that they should focus on users and not search engines.
Matt share an Easter egg hidden inside Google Reader that turns the Like button into a Heart and to know what happens when you click this Heart button, watch the video.
Social media marketing has exploded on the scene and has everyone scrambling to get a company presence on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.
Microsoft Security Essential is not good news for companies like Symantec (Norton) and McAfee who often charge customers for anti-virus products. Now Norton has posted a video on YouTube explaining why free software isn’t enough.
Gary Pool has some good SEO tips for image search engines. Excerpts: If you have a series of related images, use descriptive variations.
Want to turn websites into desktop widgets (or gadgets)? Read this article as it describes how you can put you favorite web pages on the desktop with a free utility available for Mac and Windows.
Your Twitter followers can unfollow you for different reasons. If you want to track when users stop following your Twitter updates, these free tools should come handy.
While Google sends you the maximum traffic, it will be a bad idea if you do not optimize your site for Bing as the share of Microsoft’s search engine is set to grow now that they have partnered with Yahoo Search.
If you are are not using Firefox because you are worried about revealing your embarrassing Google search queries and dirty bookmarks, here’s a tutorial on how to disable the firefox awesome location bar forever.
Livebrush is a free motion-based drawing tool that lets you create stunning graphics and sketches in few strokes. It’s like a good alternative to Corel Painter.
The Web OS not only replicates the look and feel of a freshly installed Windows Vista desktop environment in your browser but comes with a variety of applications like Notepad, File Explorer, Media Player, Calculator, and even games like Solitaire and Spider.
This article describes how you can quickly minimize all open Windows except the active one. Screencast video included.
The problem with iTunes software upgrade process is that Apple tries to push products on your system (like MobileMe and iPhone utilities) that you don’t even require.
This Help button for your website will allow site visitors to easily contact you via email and it will add a screenshot of users web page in the message along with additional debug information like the browser and OS details.
This article describes how you can use Google Sidewiki without installing the Google Toolbar. You can add the Sidewiki bookmarklet to your web browser or your iPhone and read Sidewiki entries or annotations for any web page.
This is a list the 10 most popular mobile websites (in terms of unique visitors) in different countries according to Opera.
Review of FeedDemon 3, the best RSS reader that can sync your feeds, tags and shared items with Google Reader.
Dawn Foster shares some good tips for writing blog content that your visitors will not only enjoy reading but they will also link to you thus improving your search rankings without you having to hire an SEO.
Here’s a tip on how you can improve accuracy and reduce word recognition errors in Dragon Naturally Speaking:
CNET TechTracker is a free Windows software that helps keep your installed software up-to-date. TechTracker will scans your Windows or Mac computer and alerts you when new software updates are available for download.
If you have an Apple gadget like a Macbook, an iPhone or an iPod that requires repair but there’s no Apple Service center in town, here’s a site that offers visual guides and repair manuals to help you fix that gadget at home.
Do you want your modern digital photos to look old as if they were captured with a vintage polaroid camera?
Microsoft has released some useful guides to help you during the fresh installation of Windows 7 or when you are upgrading computers from Vista to Windows 7.
Roy Osherove was naturally angry when he discovered pirated copies of his book on RapidShare and some people even had the guts to openly share links to those illegal versions of the book on Twitter.
Google UK has released a PDF booklet with some very useful tips on how to make your website work. The guide is written primarily for online businesses and marketers but the tips and findings are relevant for small websites as well.
Gmail’s built-in spam protection system is smart at spotting junk messages but it can sometimes mark even legitimate emails as spam. It is therefore necessary that one should always scan the junk folder manually for any important messages before emptying it.
AddThis, which offers social sharing widgets for websites and blogs, offers a services directory that not only lists all the existing bookmarking sites in one page but you can also compare which services are most popular between two countries, or overall across the globe.
Bit.ly, a popular URL shortening service, can now be used for hosting video files, images and PDF documents as well.
Reader the release notes for FeedDemon 3.0 to learn about features that are new and stuff that has been changed or removed from this release.
If you are conducting an online meeting or need to make a remote presentation from your home office, these tips and good habits from GoToMeeting should come in handy: It’s tempting to eat or drink while recording or live casting your podcast, video cast, webinar or remote meeting.
Microsoft Office Web Apps is a Google Docs like product that will let you create, edit and view Excel, PowerPoint and Word documents in the browser. This article describes how you can access web based Microsoft Office now.
Google Chrome has been around for more than a year but there are few very basic features are still missing in Chrome. I am not talking about extensions or toolbars here, just the very simple stuff.
Facebook SMS – Get text updates on your mobile phone from the pages of your favorite brands, celebrities or websites on Facebook using Facebook SMS in India.
For some interesting facts about the internet, the state of advertising and how people are leveraging the power of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, check this new video from popular Did You Know series of Shift Happens.
Opera Mini 5, the best web browser for your BlackBerry and other Java enabled mobile phones, now includes a password manager and tabbed browsing.
Adrian Bateman from Microsoft, while replying to Maciej Stachowiak of Apple, has confirmed in a public mailing list at W3.org that Microsoft supports the <video> and <audio> elements in the HTML5.
Learn how incoming freshmen and other college students can virtually customize their future dorm rooms before they arrive on campus. You can also collaborate with your future roommates about stuff that should be in your dorm room.
The Google Webmaster team has some useful advice for free hosting companies or websites that allow other users to create their own websites.
If you cannot access Bing visual search from your computer, go to Bing settings and change your current location to United States.
The Visual Search feature of Bing includes an awesome interface for finding apps for your iPhone or iPod Touch without firing up the iTunes Apps store.
The Rackspace blog has some tips on how you can improve the loading time of your web page by reducing clutter from the site: Host close to your market.
If you get a phone call from a rude telemarketer, you can simply say that you are not interested and hang up the phone in case they are not willing to finish the conversation on their own. But how do you end a call with a boring friend or a relative?
Should you go for an iPod Touch or buy the new Zune HD?
“One third of teenagers don’t believe that downloading a paper from the Internet is a serious offense.
A Digital Marketing Agency prefers dealing with Blog Networks instead of individual bloggers. Here’s why: Today, blog networks range from big, like Gawker and Sugar, to smaller and more focused, like The Business Insider, VentureBeat and the GigaOm Network, which cover business and technology.
Link building through paid text ads or reciprocal link exchanges require effort but are they worth it? Matt Cutts has an answer.
PDF book – Boom and Bust in the Blogosphere looks at successful blogs like TechCrunch, Gawker, Robert Scoble, BoingBoing or Darren Rowse and also analyzes blogs like PVR Wire, Blognation and Know More Media that were popular at one time but no longer exist on the Internet.
Whether you are at the computer or using a smartphone, there are plenty of things happening around you simultaneously that can distract you from the task at hand. But that switch from one thing to another is not always random because some distractions are often more important than others.