What Is Broadcastr?

“We tweet. We blog. We YouTube. We connect on Facebook. What about our voices?” That’s the idea behind Broadcastr, a crowdsourced social media platform that is based solely on audio. It was co-founded by Andy Hunter and Scott Lindenbaum in New York City, NY. Much like YouTube, Broadcastr aims to give people a platform through … Continue reading

What Is Foursquare?

“Explore your world.” Foursquare is a location-based social platform developed for smartphones. The service was started in 2009 by Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai and is based around the GPS capabilities built into many mobile devices. The idea was to take the social media experience out of the browser and into the real world by … Continue reading

Clash of the Titans: Facebook Vs. Google [OP-ED]

I was having a conversation with my dad the other day about Google. My dad has been a long-time player in the Google game when it comes to local listings. He owns his own top-level plumbing and air conditioning business, Rainforest Plumbing & Air, in Phoenix, Arizona. He’s fought hard to stay on the cutting … Continue reading

RockMelt Melts Our Faces Off

In days past, I was a Firefox kind of guy. IE7, Safari, Opera and even the hailed Google Chrome just didn’t do it for me like Firefox did. I was in techno-love with the browser. And why not? I mean, with relatively fast downloads, tons of nifty ad-ons, low crash rate and of course all … Continue reading

Apps You Need: Instagram

If you have even the slightest interest in photography, better yet, if you have any interest in pictures at all, then I have a revelation for you. It’s called Instagram, and it is the greatest photo-sharing platform of all time (my opinion). The idea is pretty simple. Take a picture, put it into the app … Continue reading