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RWW Predictions: Walmart’s MP3 Store VS Apple iTunes

RWW Predictions: Walmart’s MP3 Store VS Apple iTunes

Last month Walmart gave consumers the number 1 reason why DRM isn’t the answer when they announced that they would be shutting down their DRM server come October 9th. Since then, Walmart relaunched it’s online music store on Tuesday. The new music store offers the latest hits at only $.79 per song, while standard songs are offered at $.94. With…

Marketing Your Products Through Wi-Fi Networks

Marketing Your Products Through Wi-Fi Networks

When you don’t have the cash to hand over to Starbucks for Wi-Fi, there are hundreds of other coffee stores that will offer the same for free. For example, Panera Bread cafes include free Wi-Fi and are increasingly becoming my spot for free Wi-Fi access. Unfortunately, there are times when we won’t order a thing from places that provide free Wi-Fi…

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Modem with PdaNet

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Modem with PdaNet

If you own a laptop and a smartphone coupled with an unlimited data plan, then you could be in for a nice treat today. Anyone that’s bound to the internet can tell you that being stranded without internet access is not much fun. It could drive anyone crazy! When all else fails you can turn to the connection on your smartphone as long as you have…

AT&T Hotspots Now Free for iPhone Owners

AT&T Hotspots Now Free for iPhone Owners

That’s right folks! After months of speculation and rumors, iPhone owners can now use the Wi-Fi available at their local AT&T Hotspot at no additional charge. We thought it was ridiculous that this didn’t come pre-packaged with the iPhone considering that most iPhone owners are using the web more than their minutes. If you haven’t received this…

12seconds.tv Partners with Qik and Flixwagon

12seconds.tv Partners with Qik and Flixwagon

We introduced you to 12seconds.tv in late July. 12seconds.tv provides a quick and fun way to send out a video message that’s 12 seconds long. It’s a great service for hosting mini video contests and we suggested our own tongue-twisting contest. Since then, 12seconds.tv has incorporated 12 second video challenges to further engage their users…

RWW Predictions: Facebook Music Coming Soon?

RWW Predictions: Facebook Music Coming Soon?

Last month we witnessed Myspace launch its long awaited Myspace Music service. Users of Myspace can now assemble playlists from a vast collection of music from four major labels and one independent distributor. Users can also stream these songs for free or purchase them free of DRM restrictions thanks to the AmazonMP3 service integration…

Find More Local Users to IM with GTalk Profile

Find More Local Users to IM with GTalk Profile

Google Talk is an instant messaging client by Google with a small but devoted following of users. Just about anyone within the social media and tech realm could tell you great things about Google Talk and a lot of popular services support the use of Google Talk as a Jabber client. If you’ve been looking for a way to connect with more Google Talk…

MySpace Profile 2.0 Takes Visual Cues From Facebook

MySpace Profile 2.0 Takes Visual Cues From Facebook

Earlier this month we asked if Facebook was becoming more like MySpace. We noted that there were new apps cropping up that were making Facebook look a lot more like MySpace. MySpace has started to open up alpha testing for its Profile 2.0 service. We caught a sneak peek and it seems that now MySpace is now taking a few visual cues from Facebook.

P2P Downloading Comes to the iPhone with MewSeek

P2P Downloading Comes to the iPhone with MewSeek

The iPhone is one of the few phones that can offer its owners a lot of flexibility and features. With the App Store, iPhone owners have numerous applications at their disposal to get just about any job done. However, developers that can’t get their apps into the App Store usually release their apps to those that have jailbroken their iPhones…

BrightKite iPhone App Goes Live (Finally)

BrightKite iPhone App Goes Live (Finally)

Brightkite is one of the hottest mobile social networks on the scene. With a vast array of offerings and an active network of users to boot, you’re bound to find someone near you or something new to check out. Recently this promising mobile social network released an official iPhone app to compliment its web app. Here’s our take on what could be…

Moderate WordPress Comments From Your Desktop With Moderator

Moderate WordPress Comments From Your Desktop With Moderator

It’s been a while since we’ve had a good Adobe AIR app cross our paths. Today we ran into one that will be a great addition to any WordPress user’s collection of apps and tools. If you’re tired of the old routine of constantly logging in and out of your WordPress dashboard just to moderate comments, Moderator may be the perfect solution for you.

RWW Predictions: YouTube’s New Monetization VS Hulu

RWW Predictions: YouTube’s New Monetization VS Hulu

In an effort to monetize YouTube, the video giant will start experimenting with full-length TV shows that include embedded ads. Upcoming video service Hulu offers similar content on its site and is giving Youtube stiff competition. Help us in predicting the following: with this new offering from YouTube, what will Hulu’s traffic growth be for…

Handango to Offer Paid Apps for Android

Handango to Offer Paid Apps for Android

The G1 is one of the most anticipated mobile phones to be released towards the end of this month. Everyone is waiting to see how it will stack up against the iPhone and how the Android Marketplace will do against Apple’s App Store. Unfortunately, developers of Android apps will not be able to charge users for apps during the launch of the G1. This…

Remotely Control Your iPhone with Veency

Remotely Control Your iPhone with Veency

If you’ve taken the plunge and jailbroken your iPhone, you have access to more apps than the average iPhone owner. Popular apps such as Cydia and Installer provide access to numerous other apps that Apple refuses to provide to App Store customers. The only downside is that these apps are exclusively available for jailbroken iPhones, which can be a…

Control Basecamp From iGoogle with the Periscope Gadget

Control Basecamp From iGoogle with the Periscope Gadget

Managing an online office or virtual team can be tough work. We’ve written extensively about such topics and have recommended the best software for virtual project management. If your team uses the popular project management service Basecamp, then you could be in for a real treat today with the addition of the Periscope Gadget to the iGoogle…

University Program Director Asks Readers to Pirate His eBook

University Program Director Asks Readers to Pirate His eBook

The increasing usage of BitTorrent services has been a living nightmare for big industry publishers. The RIAA is one of the most notable opponents of BitTorrent sites due to most users using the service to pirate music among other things. Some of these opponents fail to see the upside to using BitTorrent technology as a great marketing tool…

Revenue Model for Twitter Coming Soon

Revenue Model for Twitter Coming Soon

Last week we asked our readers to help Twitter find a revenue model. We received a great amount of responses that we hope Twitter can take into consideration. From API’s to the traditional ad-based model, we heard it all. The topic at hand and the amount of responses generated would let anyone know that a revenue model for Twitter is pretty…

RWW Predictions Double: Facebook, Microsoft, & Pandora

RWW Predictions Double: Facebook, Microsoft, & Pandora

Just last year, Microsoft snagged a $240 million stake in Facebook in a bidding war against Google. However nothing but speculation has resulted since that stake was won. This week we saw the first steps of integration of Microsoft Live Search on Facebook. Microsoft is promising to improve the user experience on Facebook with the addition of…

1.5 Million G1 Mobile Phones Pre-Sold

1.5 Million G1 Mobile Phones Pre-Sold

Apple may want to be keep a close eye on the sales of T-Mobile’s G1 device. The G1 will be the first mobile phone to hit the market running Google’s Android mobile OS. This may also be the mobile phone that puts a serious dent in Apple’s iPhone sales. The G1 won’t officially be available until October 22. Apparently no one wants to experience the…

Screenshots of Firefox Mobile for Windows Mobile Finally Surface

Screenshots of Firefox Mobile for Windows Mobile Finally Surface

In early April we reported on an early prototype of Firefox Mobile. Code-named “Fennec”, it was only recommended for use on Nokia N810 devices. At the time, we felt that Firefox Mobile showed a lot of promise. Today screenshots have surfaced showing Firefox Mobile running on the Windows Mobile OS. We can’t deny that we still think it shows…