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Google Android App Creator for non-geeky folks

Google Android App Creator for non-geeky folks

Today, Google announced a new tool that lets you (non-geeky users) to develop an application for Android-powered phones with just a few clicks. The web based tool claims to let users create working android applications by connecting pre-defined blocks and setting basic properties. It uses drag & drop manner to let users create simple forms, buttons and add sounds and movies. According to the NYTimes, [...]
Free Book : jQuery Novice to Ninja

Free Book : jQuery Novice to Ninja

[Update : This has expired @11.28pm EST] On the advent of Spain winning the worldcup Sitepoint is giving away jQuery book – jQuery: Novice to Ninja – for free. This book costs around $35 on Amazon. This book is great read for both beginners to learn jQuery more then just basics and experienced web designers who wants to add some rich features to your websites. You can download this book [...]
Windows 7 slates arriving soon

Windows 7 slates arriving soon

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft speaking at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington DC today, has stated what many have been waiting to hear: Windows 7 -powered slate computers will be coming. And apparently they’ll be landing soon. He also mentions about Microsoft partnering with Asus, Dell, Samsung, Toshiba and Sony to launch the tablets before the year is out. The Big name he did not mention [...]
Facebook shutting down its gift shop

Facebook shutting down its gift shop

Its close to one year when Facebook was rehabbing it’s Gift Shop, and introduced the idea of Facebook Credits. Rather than paying for virtual gifts — like birthday cakes, troll dolls and campaign buttons — to put on their friends’ Facebook pages, users could purchase credits that could be used for that purpose. And then Facebook has announced that they are going to shut down their [...]
Google to launch Farmville & Mafia Wars on Google Games[Rumor]

Google to launch Farmville & Mafia Wars on Google Games[Rumor]

Google is definitely not leaving any stone unturned in taking a big pie from Social Media competitors like Facebook or Twitter. Recently, Google is reportedly working on partnering with Zynga the largest online gaming community on Facebook. According to some sources various analysts and engineers within the organization have been exploring various ways to integrate games within Google’s existing [...]
You will be able to buy twitter followers

You will be able to buy twitter followers

Update: According to the latest report by Peter Kafka on the Wall St. Journal’s AllThingsD. Kafka reports that the new ad model will be unveiled at the IAB conference in New York City tomorrow. There has been recent reports from various sources that twitter is floating this idea of starting a service that would offer to make you a “Promoted Tweeter” for a fee. This may give twitter [...]
Facebook acquires nextstop, more troubles for Yelp

Facebook acquires nextstop, more troubles for Yelp

nextstop, a location-aware company which allowed users to view comments and multimedia about locations around the world, has announced it has been acquired by social-networking giant Facebook. nextstop, a location based services startup which was founded by ex-Google employees had announced today that they have been acquired by Facebook. nextstop isn’t as large as Yelp. Nowhere near in fact. but [...]
Rich Text/Images in Gmail signature

Rich Text/Images in Gmail signature

You all have been carving to beautify you email signature in the beloved gmail id. At last Google has announced one of widely requested feature which now allows you to create your email signature with all images including the logos of your company if required. You can change the signature by following these simple steps. 1. Login to your gmail account. 2. Click on the settings on the top right hand [...]
Trillian all set to release an Android App – TrillDroid

Trillian all set to release an Android App – TrillDroid

Trillian, a successful, all in one instant messaging service/application is all set to launch its application for fastest growing Android mobile platform. Cerulean Studios, the company who owns Trillian officially announced in its blog about soon to be launched Android app for triallian. They also mentioned that the beta release for the app may only be few weeks away. Trillian for Android will include [...]
iPads finding its way into Corporates

iPads finding its way into Corporates

As Apple initially announced iPad, every gadget guru was considering it to be a web entertainment gadget for customers, which is soon changing as we see how iPad is used in hollywood, entertainment & Corporate Sector. Apple’s latest products have done wonders for winning over people from the enterprise sector. Despite the domination of companies like Microsoft and RIM in this area, Apple has [...]
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