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June 5, 2012  1:42 PM

Facebook buys Instagram : Now the Changes Arrive!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
bigger pictures, change, facebook, Instagram, purchase, techcrunch, timeline, update to facebook

We saw it coming, it was inevitable, with the purchase of Instagram by Facebook, you knew they needed something, and they got it, bigger pictures, the technology behind the photo craze...

Specifically, Facebook says photos in the news feed will now be enlarged to up to 2x their...

May 10, 2012  5:33 PM

Facebook – Your Digital Scrapbook…



Posted by: Nathan Simon
facebook, family, free scrapbook, life in review, timeline

Here is an interesting article on Facebook and how its changing the way we are, and how we will be... now I wish my parents had Facebook... the pictures from my youth are locked up in a box somewhere... Facebook is forever and everywhere... here is an excerpt from GizmoCanada.com

You...


February 17, 2012  12:47 PM

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, facebook, Feb 21st, playbook os 2 release date, Playbook os 2.0, RIM, social media, twitter

Hey all, PlayBook OS release date is just days away!

I, like many people are waiting for the official release of OS 2.0. Right now I am running the developer release of OS 2.0 and I know its missing a bunch of things, the video below shows you some features, for those running the...


February 9, 2012  4:03 AM

Facebook Native App on PlayBook



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, App World, BlackBerry, BlackBerry PlayBook, Canada, facebook, google, Playbook, playbook native email, RIM

PlayBook OS 2 is soon to be released. Want the scoop on what's new for the PlayBook and how it interacts with social apps?

When we took our first official tour of the native messaging on BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 a month ago at CES 2012, one of the services that was missing from the...


February 2, 2012  5:25 AM

Facebook : How much is it worth?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
billion, facebook, facebook stock, FB Stock, IPO, publicly traded, what is facebook worth

Today marks a historical day for Facebook, only thing better is when stock starts trading on the public market!

It’s finally happened — the Facebook IPO is a real thing. No more speculation, no more guess-work. Facebook filed its S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities...


September 24, 2011  12:13 AM

Timeline for Facebook….



Posted by: Nathan Simon
facebook, Facebook Timeline, life book, social networking, timeline, yearbook

Hi my name is Facebook and I am not sure what I want to look like... well guess what, it sure isn't up to you to decide... The newest changes came out days ago, not we hear about this "Timeline" thing... Guess what? I have a preview for you compliments of me turning on Dev mode for Facebook......


August 25, 2011  12:49 AM

Facebook gives you more control… its about time..



Posted by: Nathan Simon
blogging, facebook, friends, Google+, microsoft, photos, posting, privacy

So you post a bunch of pictures, some of them are questionable, you really don't care if your "friends" see them, but what if your boss, or aunt, or mom's best friend sees these pictures from Mexico? What will they say, oh how embarrassing... Well now you can change that, and you will be fully...


July 7, 2011  3:15 AM

Google+



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, facebook, Google+, Sharing Circles, social networking, Video Chat, Windows

I just got invited, and I have no clue what I am doing on there... I don't know if they can really pry people away from Facebook... maybe as an addition to Gmail? But really I think Google is a little late on this release, and it sure isn't an Android! Here...


December 20, 2010  8:47 PM

Google Cr-48 Chrome Laptop



Posted by: Nathan Simon
ACER, Chrome OS, Cr-48, Developers, Droid, engadget, facebook, Google Chrome, MacBook, Netbook, Windows XP

I was browsing around and came upon an article about Google's new Chrome Netbook. I have been looking around for an image to load up on my Acer Netbook, as it would probably run a little smoother than Windows XP, besides, all i ever used that Netbook for was playing music, watching videos, and...


November 15, 2010  8:14 PM

Facebook E-Mail? or Instant Chat? or Both?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
AOL, facebook, Facebook email, google, Mark Zuckerberg, modern messaging system

Mark Zuckerberg has been working on a modern messaging system that will give people the choice of where and when they want any of their emails, sms, Facebook messages, or from what it seems any messaging source. I gather this would be huge if he pulls it off, as the 500 million people who are...


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