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  • A Whisper Is A Stronger Social Signal Than A Public Shout

    A Whisper Is A Stronger Social Signal Than A Public Shout

    Yesterday was a surprisingly interesting news day, given how close we are to celebrating the holidays. Facebook struck while the iron was hot and released a brand new standalone iOS app called “Poke”, leveraging a feature that has been around since the early days of the product, as well as a shot across the bow of Snapchat, who it reportedly attempted to acquire. At first glance… Read More

  • Shout for Android offers one-tap texting

    Shout for Android offers one-tap texting

    Shout could save your life. It's a voice-activated texting program for Android that listens to your message and recipient ("Text Joe 'It's herpes, it's not transmittable right now'") and shout repeats the message and, after you press the big "Yes" button, sends the text message. I could definitely imagine using this in a car or on a high-wire strung between two buildings over Cincinnati. Read More