Twitter Tests Notifications In Your Web Browser


web_notifictions Twitter is no stranger to trying out new features on its social networking platform, with news just yesterday that it is in the process of testing and rolling out no less than 15 different ad units, at least some of which are already popping up for users. Today comes news of a feature that focuses Twitter on the desktop experience: web notifications. In Twitter's words, the feature will let you… Read More
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Ingrid Lunden

Win! One Of Three Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

What’s the one unusual essential you always pick for a business trip? A black bin bag? Duct tape? A resealable food container? Tell us your story to win one of three silver Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise cancelling headphones (worth $ 399 each). You’ll definitely want a pair of QC15s with you on the next trip you take… More »

 

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Twitter Begins Wide Launch Of New Profile Design, Featuring Best And Pinned Tweets

Twitter has been testing a new profile design with a more Facebook-like cover photo and overall look, and now that design is rolling out to all users. The company announced the overhaul in a blog post today, highlighting its new features, which include a number of new ways to view and interact with Tweets. Your profile pic and customized header are now larger, and you can tweak your color scheme… Read More
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Darrell Etherington

Commenting Platform Disqus Introduces Sponsored Comments

Disqus, which says it powers the comment sections on almost 3 million websites, is announcing a new type of ad unit today — a Sponsored Comment. Since Disqus already runs ads through its Promoted Discovery program, the idea of a Sponsored Comment seems like a pretty natural fit. However, in a company blog post, General Manager David Fleck said this actually stems from the launch of Featured… Read More
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Anthony Ha

Puree Tomatoes And Other Vegetables With A Metal Sieve

Blender on the fritz and you can’t use it to puree your vegetables? A metal sieve with a wire mesh can come to the rescue.
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Mihir Patkar

Take 30 Seconds After Learning Something To Note Important Points

Most of us are learning new stuff every day. That could be from lectures, meetings or even just a good podcast. If you want to really ingrain that experience in your mind, writer Robyn Scott suggests writing down a short, 30 seconds note.
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Thorin Klosowski

My Paid Apps Tracks All Google Play Buys And In-App Purchases

Android: Over the years, you have probably paid for several apps and made in-app purchases on the Google Play Store. If you want one place to see all of these transactions, My Paid Apps is a good option.
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Mihir Patkar