Larry Magid

Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi (L) and Apple CEO Tim Cook speak during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on June 2, 2014 in San Francisco. Tim Cook kicked off the annual WWDC which is typically a showcase for upcoming updates to Apple hardware and software. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New OS X Yosemite, iOS 8 At 25th Annual Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple’s Mac operating system will have easier ways to share and search, while the iOS software for iPhones and iPads is getting new features for keeping tabs on your health and controlling home devices.

06/02/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Complies With European ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Ruling

Google is taking the first step in complying with a European court ruling that gives people the right to be forgotten online.

05/30/2014

Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Yahoo!’s Video Service Puts Content Creators First; Will Compete With YouTube

Yahoo! appears to be getting ready to launch a new video service aimed at challenging YouTube by tapping into their viewers, while paying content creators more for ad traffic than the Google-owned company.

05/27/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Larry Magid: Facebook Adjusting Its Privacy Settings

More Facebook users can expect to see a blue cartoon dinosaur popping up in their feeds, reminding them to check their privacy settings.

05/22/2014

Palo Alto Apple Store (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Weeds Out Controversial App

Apple has pulled the plug on one of its hottest apps, ‘Weed Firm’, which follows the adventures of a marijuana dealer, after the game quickly shot to the top of the App Store.

05/21/2014

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Can Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Tablet Really Double As A Laptop?

Several companies have pitched their tablets as a laptop replacements. Microsoft’s latest, the Surface Pro 3 tablet, was unveiled this week and they’re saying that they got things right this time.

05/20/2014

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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

Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility Sanjay Jha speaks during a press event at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Venetian January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Motorola’s Moto E Could Have Consumers Straying From Pricier Smartphones

Motorola’s Moto E might not be considered the most high-end Android phone, but with unveiling of their new smartphone, it looks like they want to lure customers away from pricier manufacturers.

05/13/2014

Logo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance new headquarters of Snapchat , the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, November 14, 2013 in Venice, California. Snapchat recently turned down a $3-billion buyout offer from Facebook. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Snapchat Updates Disappearing Photo Act

Snapchat has released a new update, which virtually disables one of the features that made the app popular— the quickly disappearing picture.

05/07/2014

Google Drive screen shot

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

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