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Enter iPad 2: @naelshawwa’s top 5 iPad apps

For my birthday my fiancé gave me an iPad 2 which I have been talking to her about since the first iPad. My birthday weekend was spent playing with a handful of apps I couldn’t get on my iPhone and … Continue reading

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Moore’s Law killed HP’s PC business

Last week HP announced that they won’t be making anymore WebOS devices and leaving the PC business altogether. Initially the plan for HP was to integrate WebOS into all their future hardware. That plan is now scrapped. HP seems to … Continue reading

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Rogers OnDemand Online Vs. Netflix

A week after the condo I’m renting suffered from a bathroom flood fiasco, I sat down last night to watch some TV at home. Now, my whole unit is a mess, and furniture has been moved around so I couldn’t … Continue reading

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there will always be someone who can do it cheaper

For most companies offering professional services, the business model is based on cost plus billing. This includes people like lawyers, consultants, accountants, marketing agencies, etc. This is fine for starting up and getting the $ rolling to keep the lights … Continue reading

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Nicholas Zakas on "Writing maintainable JavaScript"

A great video on JavaScript best practices by Nicholas Zakas at Yahoo! Nicholas Zakas: “Maintainable JavaScript” @ Yahoo! Video I think his best suggestions are: don’t put JS in CSS; its bad for performance as well don’t put CSS in … Continue reading

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On the current state of online ads: Ads 3.0 – Social Aware. Context Aware. Personalized.

Mozilla Labs launched a new experiment in how one may enhance their Firefox experience using Jetpack modules. Firefox plugins have been one of the most popular features of Firefox that allows the user to personalize and customize their Firefox web … Continue reading

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SEO without social; Cereal without Milk

How does a bowl of cereal without milk sound? Some do it but you are always left with an extremely bugging question “Why?” SEO, SEM & SERPs – The Whats, Whys and Hows? Search Engine Optimziation according to Wikipedia is the … Continue reading

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Social Media and the Swine Flu: The Social Web Pandemic

What does it mean that a disease has been categorized as a pandemic? Mainly the disease must spread through a population dispersed over a large geographic area; a continent or even several continents. Consider the Swine Flu example. Lets say … Continue reading

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Minimalistic Web Designs Are More Effective

Its easy to see that minimalistic web designs are more effective – just compare google.com with yahoo.com and then compare the stock price for each. One glance at google.com is enough for you to know that Google does search, what does … Continue reading

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Google Maps Swine Flu Timeline

A few hours a go I wanted to see a timeline of the Swine Flu and I just found this Swine Flu timeline on Google Maps Mania. Using the Google Earth plugin and the data from the same map I … Continue reading

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