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4 Must-Download Windows Phone Apps


And it’s all Microsoft’s fault for dropping the ball on world software domination. Check out these 4 must-download Windows Phone apps. So support the good vibes and download it for the best in You Tube results when using Windows Phone. Now here they come, hat in hand, begging us to adopt Windows Phone 8. Well it’s  not  iOS or Android, good enough for me! Metro Tube. Evernote.

Microsoft Office for Android and iOS? Adobe holds the answer.

Josh S Peters

I recently read an interesting article on The Guardian about  Microsoft releasing apps for the iPad. The Guardian article points out several times that Microsoft’s biggest driver behind any play here would be revenue. For a solution, Microsoft doesn’t have to turn much farther than Adobe who is already working hard to capture the mobile working crowd.

CNET Downloads Now Come with a Bonus: Unwanted Programs and Spyware

Bill Hartzer

CNET Downloads , formerly a trusted source of downloads, now comes with an unhealthy dose of unwanted programs and add-ons installed on your PC without your consent, changed default search settings, and spyware. It’s now unsafe to download anything from CNET. – an add-on to Microsoft PowerPoint installed called “visualbee” that I didn’t want.

Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8


Microsoft has already previewed its ARM compatible Windows 8 and a dedicated app store called the Windows Store for it. But when it comes to Windows 8, iPad may be grounded on the fact that Microsoft’s firmware is more enterprise friendlier and innovative. As per reports, Microsoft has tied up with a number of OEMs including the Asian giants like Asus, Huawei, ZTE and Acer.

Facebook Messenger for Windows Adds Video, Voice Calls

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The social network and Microsoft  teamed up to introduce the Messenger app for Windows in April. Microsoft announced the update in a blog post , adding that the app can be downloaded via the Windows Store. Apps Facebook Facebook Messenger Messaging messenger Microsoft video calling voice calling windows windows 10 WIndows StoreFacebook updated the Windows  version of its Messenger  application, adding one-on-one video and voice calls, along with the ability for users to send messages to anyone in their phone books.

Now Might Be the Time to Switch from Internet Explorer

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Just recently, for instance,  USA Today   reported  that Microsoft issued a security upgrade for Internet Explorer. The problem is, Microsoft fixes one security issue only to be confronted with another one in just a few weeks. It’s a never-ending cycle for Microsoft and Internet Explorer. Here are a few: There are endless security issues. Which Web Browser Should You Use?

Can You Pay To Get Your App To The Top? (Yes. Yes, You Can).

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While we''re on the subject of getting ripped off, have you ever downloaded an app simply because it was extremely popular, as it sits at the top of the charts and you suffer from FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)? App manipulation farms are places where low-waged workers (like China) sit in front of - what looks like - a wall of iPhones, downloading, installing, rating and then deleting apps for money. In 2009, seventy percent of the population under thirty were illegally downloading music. App of the week: The new Microsoft Outlook app. microsoft. morning show.

Show 361 - Thinking About Digital Legacy

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To subscribe or listen for  free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. . Richard Banks of Microsoft Research joins Anna Farmery to talk about The Future of Looking Back. To subscribe or listen for free, you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. We discuss.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #131

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At The Next Web , Microsoft demonstrated the results of research to stitch together several pieces of technology that are all now reaching maturity. 334 pages of great tech writing - which you can download for free on your Kindle , or as a PDF, both formats built and published by Alexis using PressBooks." microsoft. "It took me a while to get around to watching this.

Digital, Social, Brands in 60 Seconds [Infographic]

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If you search inside of Facebook it automatically populates with web results powered by Microsoft’s Bing. I recently attended a digital marketing conference where they showed this very interesting infographic as a slide in their presentation. found it so interesting that I’d thought I’d write a post and share it. It just seemed easier. People want to share.

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3 Ways to Revamp an Aging Social Strategy

Simply Measured

According to a study conducted by Microsoft , the average human attention span has fallen to eight seconds, a whole second shorter than the attention span of a goldfish. Future of Social Download. If you’re bored, then you’re boring, and this is not a good time to be boring. Rather than fighting the social networks, it might be time to get real about social strategy. Even

The Pros and Cons of the Top Web Browsers

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Pros:  Functionality, default browser for Windows operating system device, easy use, one of the most frequently used, offers Microsoft help support. Pros: Faster page-load times, provides all security features, contains an iOS (iPhone, iPad) browser, extremely fast download and use (primarily for Mac users). What web browser do you use? So which browser is best? GOOGLE CHROME. SAFARI.

Google Web Designer For HTML5 Sites That Work On Any Device

Bill Hartzer

Really, only 2 minutes, to download and test out Google Web Designer on a recently-acquired domain name, Streaming Video , where I wanted to put up a real basic web page. Overall, my first impression of Google Web Designer is that it really reminds me of Microsoft FrontPage or Microsoft Publisher. have my reservations, though, when it comes to it’s SEO-friendliness.

Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

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Microsoft Windows is the most widely used operating system and is therefore the biggest target for criminal activity. Microsoft claims that the computers with Windows XP are four times more likely to be infected with malware than computers with Windows 7. Avira, AVG and Microsoft Security Essentials. Be careful when downloading free mobile apps. So where do you begin?

5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

It’s ironic that some of the best stuff that is coming out of Microsoft these days is their iOS products. If you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure to download and give it a spin. There aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Below is the list that I use regularly that cover using Twitter, Facebook, blogging, news consumption and social/web stats. WordPress (free) – Invaluable app to manage your WordPress blog to manage posts, comments and pages. Fantastic UI, and crazy easy to use.

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The ROI of Knowing Your Social ROI

Simply Measured

Ron Schott, who runs Global Advertising and Social Ads at Microsoft, had this to say: If we want a seat at the table when it comes to budgets, we need to be able to prove how our efforts impact the bottom line. Let us know on Twitter, and download our Guide to Social ROI below if you need an action plan for putting your own ROI system into place. The truth is, ROI = impact.

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11 Google Reader Alternatives to Consider


But what you will need to do now ( like, right now ) is download your Google Reader archive on Google Takeout. Can be used on any desktop browser (also has downloadable version). Display is similar to Microsoft Outlook in terms of seeing list view and then the expanded post in the right pane. If you’re not ready to choose your new RSS reader, that’s OK. Feedly.

Top 7 Online Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing


According to its website, following Acrolinx’s guidelines and advice can boost conversion rates by up to 5 times, which has made Acrolinx a trusted service for enterprises such as Microsoft, Facebook, Sony, and Paypal. In 1996, Bill Gates declared that “ content is king ,” and, twenty years later, his words apply to marketing in ways he never anticipated. feedly. Buffer. The best part?

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Four Handy Windows Phone Apps


It must be difficult for Microsoft. People were worried that Microsoft would be the evil monopolistic empire that they probably still aspire to be. Case in point, these four handy apps for your Windows Phone (also check out these other lists of useful Windows Phone apps and must-download Windows Phone apps ). Podcasts! Podcasts! With Podcasts! DotDot. Let Facebook try that!

How Tools Measure Your Internet Life

Ari Herzog

If you want to run metrics that you can download to Microsoft Excel, use RowFeeder. Look at a Heardable report extract. Thanks to your participation in the comments, your choosing to link here from blogs and social networking channels, and web standard compliance in numerous areas, this site is ranked in the top 1% of those 1.2 million sites. Heardable is not alone. Give it a whirl.

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7 Steps for Performing Your Next SEO Audit

Convince & Convert

” (You also have the option of downloading it to Microsoft Excel.). To install Screaming Frog SEO Spider: Download the program from Screaming Frog. You can pull numbers from not just your site, but also from social networks, designated landing pages, emails, and downloads. Image via SEO is a constantly changing landscape. Select cell A2.

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The NOW Revolution-not just another book about social media

Janet Fouts

Simply download the Microsoft tags application for your phone, take a picture of the tags and you’ll be automagically transported to a web page, video or resource for more information. Though I don’t really love the Microsoft tags as much as standard QR codes, that’s a matter of choice. Here’s a note on creating a team that thinks forward. All in all?

4 Web Browsers for Android Devices


In the old days it was Microsoft Explorer or the highway. Firefox  has positioned itself nicely as one of the most popular web browsers for the ‘grownup’ operating systems like Windows XP on up the Microsoft-ian scale. At ‘press time’ only 46 brave souls have downloaded the current version. Then there was Netscape, then the pandemonium of still other web browsers. Firefox.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The right side column displays a link to the actual document of policy web page for you to either download or review. Microsoft. Microsoft. Organization. Policy Title. Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy. Template: Internet and Email Policy. American Red Cross. Social Media Handbook for Local Red Cross Units. American Red Cross. Baker & Daniels.

Here is How Easy it Is to Hack Your Computer. Sophos Home Can Fix It!

Stay N' Alive

All it takes is someone, somehow, to convince you to click on a link that looks friendly, and maliciously downloads software to your computer in the background. This link downloads a Microsoft Word file, and inside the file is a Macro, or little program, that runs the minute you open the Word file. The Compromised Download. Cross-Site Scripting. However, you can do more!

How To Optimize Your B2B White Papers For Google

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The most you’ll likely get is how many people downloaded it off your server. Most people know that Google ranks websites; but few people know that Google also ranks documents like PDF’s, PowerPoint presentations, and Microsoft Word documents. The fact is if your content can’t be found by Google, your white paper (and other writings) will get limited traffic. Now that’s quick!

This Week in Social Media – 5/22/2013

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Industry News Google is demanding that Microsoft remove the YouTube app from Windows phones , as it allows users to view the videos without ads and to download videos directly, both violations of the terms of service. The report delves into platforms, resources, questions and more and is available for free download until May 30. These are those links. Lee Odden has them.

Google Webmaster Tools Link Data Error Uploading into Google Docs

Bill Hartzer

If you’re a webmaster or web site owner and go into Google Webmaster Tools, you can download sample links to your web site. Google offers a download, either in CSV (comma separated format), usually which I open up in Microsoft Excel. Or, you can download the sample links to your site into Google docs format. Way to go, Google. Herein lies the problem.

The State of Influencer Theory Infographic

Geoff Livingston

The above infographic — “ The State of Influencer Theory&# (download here) — was published today as a primer on influence theory that appeared in SmartBrief on Social Media. Examples: @BPGlobalPR, Robert Scoble at Microsoft – Channel 8. The post updates a section of Welcome to the Fifth Estate to include leaderboard theory, such as Klout and Empire Avenue.

How To Use to Review Your Disavow File

Bill Hartzer

During the disavow process, you most likely will download all of the links to your website, and use the Trust Flow vs. Citation Flow metric to figure out if links from a particular website are low quality. Once the file is done processing, open it up in a spreadsheet like Microsoft Excel. 5. And as I use it, I am always coming up with new, innovative ways to use the Majestic data.

25 + Writing Tools a Freelance Writer Can’t Live Without

Writtent Blog

If you don’t, Microsoft Word is still the best way to get copywriting projects done quickly and efficiently. If you’re a freelance writer that isn’t particularly fond of Word but needs to view, print, or copy Word documents, Microsoft’s Word Viewer makes it possible. Just be sure to check system requirements before clicking the download button. Writing Agreement. Portfolio.

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[GET] How I Stopped Blackhat Forums & File Sharers Distributing My Products

Viper Chill

Microsoft and Adobe are billion dollar corporations but any teen can go and download Microsoft Office or Photoshop right now. From what I can tell, the main motivations are: Earnings from download sites. They pay a certain amount of money per thousand downloads that you generate. Then you just change the location URL of the infringing download or page.

3 Tips to Use QR Codes For Information, Not Destination

Convince & Convert

Download a QR reader app (or other format like Microsoft TAG). QR codes ask a lot of prospective users. Possess a smart phone. Have the phone nearby and usable when you encounter a QR code (easy in a magazine ad, perhaps less so for QR codes now appearing on highway billboards). Be motivated enough to actually perform behaviors 1-3. When should it be used? sustainability!)

Take Back Your Time With These 10 Ready-Made Spreadsheet Templates (And Our Top Tips and Time-Savers)

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For many of the free spreadsheets linked below, you can download as an.xls file to use and customize in Excel or Google Docs. Google If you’re using Excel, this handy guide from Microsoft will help you achieve the same outcome. 3. One of our cultural values at Buffer , is to live smarter, not harder. We like to think this extends into our workflows as well. Waterfall chart.

How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : HOW TO: Score a Job Through Facebook March 16, 2010 Christina Warren View Comments How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results email share email share Do you like this story? View More » Business Microsofts Newest Acquisition Is Abo. Microsoft Posts Record Earnings, But. Microsoft Shifts From Silverlight to. See how it works here. Mobile 2.0

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

You can also download the white paper [.] You can also download the white paper [.] Have an account? Nothing coming to mind immediately? Me neither. Telligent , an enterprise collaboration software company, believes that some day the same answer will immediately occur to both of us. They’re going to start setting the norms in industry for how to do this well.&# submit_url = [.]

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The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

When Microsoft, for example – and that was my allusion to a four-colored flag – says that their products are, “designed to function as a stack in the ecosystem of the computer server space,&# those are all perfectly pure buzzwords. And your Microsoft example is a great illustration of how various terms can get turned into buzzwords. award-winning and award winning).

25 Experts Share Top 3 Content Marketing Trends for 2017

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For example, while many see Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn as a technology or data position, some see it as play for the audience. Will the people who fill out the form to download it read it? Content marketers who keep track of the current trends will have an advantage when it comes to planning for the future. According to 25 Experts). A. Donna Moritz. F. Frank Strong. G.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Battles Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : Nokia N8 Shipments Begin May 17, 2009 Ben Parr View Comments HOW TO: Get the Most Out of Twitter #Hashtags email share email share Do you like this story? Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Social Media Mashable on Facebook Join Us! By going through the art of the hashtag step-by-step, of course.