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Larry Magid: New Twitter Feature Lets You Mute Offending Over-Tweeters

If you follow someone on Twitter and they are guilty of over-tweeting, you now have the option of silencing them with a new feature called the “mute” button.

05/14/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Classroom Could Be Solution For Teachers And Students

Google is out with a new feature for teachers and students called Classroom. It’s part of a new offering in its Google Apps for Education and could be the solution for the old excuse: ‘the dog ate my homework’.

05/06/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

‘Monkey Parking’ App Lets San Francisco Drivers Desperate For Parking Pay Others For Their Space

San Francisco drivers have long been frustrated spending countless minutes trying to find a parking space, but a new app called ‘Parking Monkey’ allows drivers to buy a spot from someone who’s already in it.

05/06/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

Franco Finn w/ Steve of HoodiVision at Macworld/iWorld 2014 (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Cool Tech Finds At Macworld 2014

Follow Franco Finn as he navigates his way through the aisles of Macworld 2014!

03/29/2014

Macworld/iWorld 2014 (credit: CBS Local Digital Media)

Rejoice Apple Fans, Macworld/iWorld Is Back For 2014

The ultimate Apple Fan event returns with more gadgets, apps & tech…

03/27/2014

Twitter Changes Business Of Celebrity Endorsements

Larry Magid: Apps That Enable Anonymous Comments Online

People are used to commenting online through social networks, but as their contact list grows they may want to be more careful. Larry talks about apps that allow anonymity.

03/24/2014

A couple takes a 'selfie' outside Rockefeller Center on November 19, 2013 in New York City. Oxford Dictionary named 'Selfie' the new word of the year. The word is defined as 'a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.' The terms 'binge-watch' and 'twerk' were shortlisted. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘Selfie’ Fans Get Their Own Section Of Apple iTunes App Store

The ubiquity of cellphone users taking photos of themselves has prompted Apple to feature apps that specifically cater to selfies.

03/14/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

OneDrive cloud storage service can be accessed across all devices (Microsoft)

Larry Magid: Microsoft’s OneDrive To Challenge Other Cloud Sharing Services

OneDrive is Microsoft’s relaunched and rebranded consumer cloud storage service.

02/20/2014

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