The Google Latlong Blog has just announced the updated version of its Google Earth for iPhone app. In case you haven’t noticed, Google Earth for iPhone is now the second most downloaded free app at the iTunes App Store.
Archives for November 2009
And here’s how Oxford defines the Word of the Year:
unfriend – verb – To remove someone as a ‘friend’ on a social networking site such as Facebook.
Here are sixteen online photo sharing services worth taking a look at.
Got a favourite not on the list? Share it in the comments below.
We all know Flickr, right? Easy to upload, search, tag and share photos and videos with a premium service available.
Another favourite with a nice look and feel.
You need a Google account to get the most from Picasa, after which you can edit, share, tag, favourite and chat about your pictures. As you’d expect from a Google product, there are plenty of features being added all the time, and extra storage available at fair prices.
Not only photos on this great looking ad free site but also HD video on these pay accounts.
The service claims free, unlimited, unrestricted size photo storage and the ability to create a range of products from your own pictures.
A huge collection of photos including ones from professional photographers, available to purchase electronically and as prints.
Designed for use by teenagers, with plenty of glitz and glamour, photo editing tools and communities.
A registration-free site for storing photos and videos, with unique links offered for each item much like URL shorteners work.
A service for uploading and then creating products from photos including standard prints, calendars, canvases and more.
Upload, browse and rate photos or keep an online photo journal.
Focusing on greater personalisation of online photo albums, with your own subdomain at myphotoalbum.com, plus real merchandise.
A Digg-style voting system for photos, pushing interesting pics to the front page.
Creates photo slideshows from your uploaded pictures and then share them across the web.
A social network with a heavy focus on photos, and a platform for sharing images on other sites.
A photo sharing service with an emphasis on mobile usage.
As the name suggests, displays a scrolling wall of photos from users around the world.
Before I shifted to Mac from PC, I was testing Yahoo Messenger 10 beta on my Desktop PC. Back then I was already impressed by the many features that Yahoo’s IM and chat client has to offer and wondered how far it has gone to. YM was the first chat and IM client I used (yup I never tried IRC).
This piece of news should serve as a precaution for non-U.S. information and technology workers who are planning to migrate to the U.S. in the hopes of landing a good job. According to a WSJ report, it seems the technology sector has not yet recovered from a slump. This is despite some promises by local companies including Google and Cisco that they would beef hiring this year.