I hope you Readers find value these selections. As for me, I’m exhausted and I will be taking a bit of a break this weekend. My friends will be arriving tonight to visit on this last weekend of spring break. When I’m not with them I’ll be responding to your comments here and on my personal blog. Have I told you Readers lately how much I treasure your comments? If not, then for the record, you rock! Continue reading
I had a good work week and hope you readers did too. Most things went as planned and only a couple of things went off the rails. I was able to get things back on track in short order and that gave me a sense of accomplishment. Continue reading
The growth of mobile use shows no signs of slowing. A new report suggests by the end of 2013, there will be more mobile devices on Earth than people.
Back in the day we all viewed blogs on desktop computers. Back in the day every blog theme had at least one sidebar that appeared on every page in the blog. Back in the day mile long blogrolls were common.
Not so, today. Continue reading
by Guest Author Peter Howorth
It still amazes me how far we’ve come technologically over the past decade or so. Especially when it comes to mobile phones, when I was a child I remember the phone to be quite a huge thing. The only thing that was mobile about it was that they weren’t attached to a wall but damn if it wasn’t like carrying around a house brick with you. Continue reading
I’ve been using Summify, a social networks summarizing tool. It connects to all of your feeds Facebook, Twitter, and RSS feeds and automatically summarizes which stories, news, and updates are the most important and relevant to you. This was done by using an algorithm to automatically select the most important stories and deliver your personalized aggregated news to you via e-mail digest, on the web, or through an iPhone app. Continue reading
Blogs, or online journals, are a way for internet users to express themselves creatively or to document their experiences. About one in ten internet users contribute to a blog; one in three internet users read blogs. A growing number are using mobile devices for WordPress blogging.
In a national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project 13 percent of cell phone users reported deflecting awkward conversations by faking phone calls. Only 29 percent reported turning off their phone to get a break from using it. Source image credit
83% of Americans own some kind of mobile phone which means that one-third of all American adults (35%) are smartphone owners. The latest survey reveals how dependent users are on mobiles. A majority of adults aged 18-49 use their phones as entertainment devices when bored. 30% of adults 18-29 have pretended to be on the phone in order to avoid human interaction! What’s more? An astonishing 42% of adults (18-29 years) said that they have had trouble completing a task because they didn’t have their phone nearby!
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Do you use a mobile for blogging?
If so, are you among the number who never turn their mobiles off?
Do you fake phone calls to avoid human interaction?
Whether or not your own mobile, what’s your response to these statistics?