October 2010 Archives
Friday, 29th October 2010
A look at more than 1.5 million tweets shows that Bit.ly has remained the dominant URL shortener and tweeted domain on Twitter, with Bit.ly appearing more than its nine closest competitors combined. Julien Sobrier, an engineer at cloud security firm Zscaler, analyzed more than 1.5 million tweets over the last three months and shared his findings.
Google Maps for Android Updates Reviews, Search Filters & Real-Time Latitude
Google has updated Google Maps for Android and is launching Google Maps 4.6 this morning. The latest edition of Google Maps for Android comes with updates to Place page reviews, upgraded search filters and an option to view you and your friends' locations in real-time, using Google Latitude.
Thursday, 28th October 2010
Apple Passes RIM, Becomes Fourth Largest Mobile Vendor in the World
According to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC), Apple has just passed RIM, makers of the Blackberry smartphone, to become the fourth largest mobile vendor in the world. Prior to this quarter (Q3 2010), RIM held the number four spot. It's now at number five. Apple's move up the charts also ousted Sony Ericsson, which has now…
Recurring Calendar Events with Google Apps Script
Although Apps Script has been around for a while, Google has rolled out some new features recently. Last week, it was support for scripting on Sites. And today Google has added support for scripting recurring calendar events. This will allow users to write scripts to create, retrieve, update and delete recurring events in calendars.
8 Ways to Save Your Organization Money on Mobile Phones
Although many organizations are allowing users to buy their own devices, enterprises are still spending on company owned devices and phone plans. And many turn to device management solutions from companies like Good, MobileIron, Tangoe and Zenprise to manage both employee owned and company owned devices (see Top 10 Most Important Features for…