Viber Beta Comes to BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7
Popular free messaging and voice calling application Viber has launched beta versions for BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7.
Previously, Viber was available for iPhone and Android phones, mimicking the default contact list and allowing users to send messages and call other Viber users for free.
Unfortunately, the freshly-launched betas do not support voice calls. For now, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 Viber users can only message, which does include sending photos, texts and exchanging location information…
UPS And UPS Store Awaken Reader’s Inner Groomzilla
Gus’s fiancée shipped the invitations for their upcoming wedding to him in Ohio from her current home in California. Only they needed to arrive before Gus leaves for a long trip today. Sending them 2nd Day Air from a UPS store, the future Mrs. Gus didn’t expect them to be held for a few days to a different city in California. It was finally on its way and… delivered to the wrong place yesterday.
My fiance (who lives in CA) and I are preparing for our wedding this summer, and decided that I would take care of some of the invitations…
5 Steps to Hosting Successful Twitter Chats: Your Ultimate Guide
Believing in Your Products Means: Using them Yourself!
If I owned, managed, or worked for a company that, let’s say, manufactured cars, would I go out and buy my next car from a competitor? Of course not! I would go for my ‘own’ product for multiple reasons. I know how it works. I know its quality. I have the right people to talk to at hand if something does happen to go out of order or I need something changed. And I see my sales team driving it.
Does this principle apply to software applications? It certainly does! Case in point: The MICROS-Fidelio Asia-Pacific team adapted the OPERA Sales & Catering and OPERA BI applications in an amazing way to manage MICROS customers, all sales processes and quotes, and regional sales statistic reporting across more than 15 different offices in Asia-Pacific…
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Allied Van Rentals: We Didn’t Deliver Wrong Mattress, You Just Forgot Wetting The Bed
Mike used a local Allied affiliate for his cross-country move, and everything seemed okay. Until he unwrapped his Serta mattress and found that he had received the wrong one. How did he know this? Well, the one at his house hadn’t been covered with urine stains. Or so he says. Allied, for one, doesn’t believe him.
t I recently moved from [redacted], and paid the local Allied affiliate, [redacted], to handle my most precious belongings. For a 1 bedroom house I was charged $3,050…
How Flixel Lets Anyone Make Beautiful Cinemagraphs
The Leaders in Design Series is presented by Volvo.
Take a picture of a beautiful woman — a dreamy piece of photographic art that, even in stillness, has an aesthetic that even the most creative individuals aspire to mimic. Then, in what most people can only describe as, “Just like in the Harry Potter movies,” the woman’s eyes blink, her wistful smirk tips into a small smile or perhaps her hair is blown in perpetuity.
The mysteriously beautiful qualities of the cinemagraph are hard to ignore…
How to Avoid Pinterest Wedding Angst
So, the initial glow of engagement has worn off. Maybe that’s because you started discussing wedding budgets, guest lists and catering options. To make matters worse, you’re starting to view Pinterest not as a frilly paradise of inspiration, but as a barrage of nuptial media.
Step back from the edge, my friend, and consider our suggestions below. They’ll help put a little fun back in the process, and maybe even save your sanity.
If you’ve been holding back from Pinterest, fear not…
Bitdefender Total Security 2013 beta brings flashy, new interface
Safepay, for instance, is an isolated browser that runs in a secure desktop, with a virtual keyboard. It automatically launches when it detects you’re visiting banking, payment or other sensitive sites to help ensure your transaction details stay safe…
Microsoft to eliminate its Azure cloud branding
Viddy Hits 26M Users, Is Valued at $200M [REPORT]
Viddy, the video-sharing app, has hit 26 million users and is seeking new financing that would value the company at $200 million, according to a report.
In addition to hitting 26 million users, Viddy is signing up 1 million new users a day, according to The Wall Street Journal. Reps from Viddy could not be reached for comment at press time.
Launched a year ago, Viddy is one of a handful companies offering an “Instagram for Video.” Other firms attempting to do the same include the Leonardo DiCaprio-backed Mobli Media, which has 3 million users and Socialcam, which now has 36 million after going live 14 months ago…
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Today’s Top Stories: Yahoo CEO Apologizes for Botched Bio, Toshiba Posts $899 Million Profit
Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories.
Yahoo CEO Apologizes for Fake Info in His Biography
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has issued a memo to all Yahoo employees, apologizing for the fake science degree in his biography.
“As I told you on Friday, the board is reviewing the issue and I will provide whatever they need from me…
Mobile Set to Surpass Desktop Sales at Some Flash Sales Sites
Mobile is becoming an increasingly significant sales channel for many online retailers, particularly for those who sell merchandise through flash sales.
Mobile sales recently accounted for more than 50% of a day’s sales on Rue La La, a 6 million-member website that offers limited-time discounts on a range of goods and services in popular categories including fashion, home and travel.
Steve Davis, President of Rue La La, says that mobile sales have been rapidly and steadily accelerating as the company has aggressively promoted and upgraded its apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, as well as its mobile-optimized site…