Author archive: POPOTE

Fetchnotes Launches A Simple, Cloud-Based Note-Taking Service (That Twitter Users Will Love)

Fetchnotes is a promising, lightweight note-taking app for list makers and idea-havers which looks deceptively simple. But that simplicity is actually one of Fetchnotes’ key selling points. It’s meant to be fast and easy to use. And although there are a ton of apps for taking notes, from robust offerings like Evernote to more limited mobile apps like the Notes…

Nokia Lumia 900

There are many reasons why thousands of consumers are opting for handsets like the Nokia Lumia 900 which use the impressive Windows operating system. Many people like the excellent user interface which is arguably the nicest looking of all the mobile platforms available. Other users like the simple connectivity between the phones and other Windows…

eBay Doesn’t Understand The Meaning Of Open

Last year, eBay acquired Magento, developer of an open-source e-commerce platform for around $180 million. Magento became part of X.commerce, a combined open platform business from eBay and PayPal. A year after the acquisition was announced, Magento co-founder and CTO Yoav Kutner has left eBay. While fellow Magento co-founder Roy Rubin sent Kutner off with a warm farewell, Kutner doesn’t have such…

Facebook One-Ups Google With A Kind Of ‘Facebook+’: Your FB Email, Timeline Names Are Now Linked Up

Facebook today announced a change for how people can find you on its network — a move for more consistency, but also another route to getting people to use more email in Facebook, and secure its place as the center of your web life. Facebook is now rolling out a service where the name you…

Stock Market For Music Hipsters’ TastemakerX Hits Beta In Time For Coachella

Almost all currency is virtual — In that it relies on the people who are trading it to define its value. Thus we are an economy of taste by default, so it’s about time some startup owned the taste graph. TastemakerX has the potential to be that startup, with its ”stock market for bands” app allowing music snobs…

Sony and LED TV

LED lighting technology is the most advanced available. We all have enjoyed the clarity and quality of HD films but with the speed of technology it becomes hard to tell which one is the best when it comes to resolution, picture quality in terms or color, contrast and brightness. But with LED technology all that…

Google glasses

The augmented-reality specs – controlled by voice and even vision – will be able to make video calls, take pictures and give directions. The technology, part of Project Glass which has been dubbed Google Goggles after an existing app, will be tested by the public this summer and may be available by the end of…

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