Happy New Year: A Wish List for 2013

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A Wish List for 2013 Happy New Year! Many of our GBM readers are already celebrating the arrival of 2013 while the clock ticks down on 2012 here in the states. Each new year brings hope of things new, or different, or changed, but if you’ve lived long enough, you know that much will stay […]

Mobile Tech Predictions for 2013: Warner’s Take

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Trying to predict what is going to happen in mobile tech during 2013 is like trying to sharpen the edge of Occam’s Razor in one of those knife sharpeners that come with an electric can opener. While it would be nice to have some simple explanations for what we’ll see and hear throughout the year, […]

How to Turn Off Facebook Notifications for Farmville & Other Apps

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Facebook users who get tired of invitations to Farmville or other annoying game apps on the service, can turn these off quickly and easily. Unfortunately, this simple method requires using the website instead of the Facebook mobile apps for iPhone or Android, but we’ll also show you how to turn them off on a smartphone […]

Facebook Nearby to Take On Yelp, Google Local Recommendations

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In a bid to compete against local recommendation sites like Google, which has its own user-generated reviews along with expert reviews via the company’s Zagat acquisition, and Yelp, Facebook has launched a new update to its iOS and Android application to bring a new feature called ‘Nearby.’ Nearby will work in conjunction with your check-ins […]

Leaked Screenshots Show More of BlackBerry 10

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Screenshots of BlackBerry 10 leaked to Vietnamese website Tinhte shows off the homescreen, notifications and a Siri competitor in the upcoming OS from RIM. Many of the screenshots show features that RIM already showed off in BlackBerry 10. RIM already announced BlackBerry Hub, the app that will show any sort of message the phone receives. […]

Facebook for Android Now Native, Twice As Fast

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Facebook today released a new version of its Android app, Facebook for Android 2.0. While the new app doesn’t have a drastic design change, it is faster than before. Facebook’s new Android app is the company’s first fully native app for Android. Previously Facebook for Android used a mixture or native code and a webview, […]

Instagram No Longer Supports Twitter Cards

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Instagram photos may look strange on the Twitter website, and that’s because Instagram removed its support for Twitter cards according to The New York Times. Twitter cards is what Twitter calls all the information around each individual tweet on the website. Now, when viewing an Instagram photo on the Twitter website, photos either appear off-center […]

Specs for Rumored Facebook Phone Emerges

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In the past, there has been a lot of rumors that Facebook is planning an entry into the mobile space with hardware partner HTC to build its phones, though the company has repeatedly denied that it is in fact working on its own phone or mobile operating system to compete against the likes of Apple’s […]

Native Facebook App for Android Nearing Release

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After having released a native app for Apple’s iOS platform, Facebook promised that a native Android version was being developed. It looks like the Android version of the social networking platform is now closer to release as insider sources to Engadget have revealed that Facebook is now in the process of final testing the Android app. […]

How to Set Up Facebook in iOS 6

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iOS 6 allows users to connect Facebook to the iPhone for easier posting and sharing of photos and links. This guide will show how to set up Facebook in iOS 6 on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and how it makes sharing via the social network simpler. Thanks to Facebook integration in iOS 6, […]

How to Fix Facebook Cannot Upload Photos in iOS 6

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After updating to the latest software, some iPhone users cannot upload photos to Facebook, encountering a lock screen telling them, “This app does not have access to your photos and videos.” Users that see this message in the Facebook app in iOS 6 won’t be able to upload photos to Facebook from the Facebook app, […]

Dropbox and Facebook Make It Easy To Share Files With Groups

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Cloud storage service Dropbox partnered with Facebook to make it easier to share files that aren’t photos with Facebook Groups. Thanks to the new partnership users can now upload any files they want to a Facebook Group and share it with everyone else in the group. Other users in the group can edit the files […]

Facebook Testing Auto Photo Upload Feature for Android Users

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In a bid to compete with Google’s Google+ social networking tool for photo uploads and Apple’s Photostream feature, Facebook is now slowly rolling out a new photo upload feature for Android users. Select users have begun to notice that there is now an option for photos to automatically be uploaded to a private ‘Synced from […]

Google Snaps Up Snapseed to Take On Facebook, Instagram

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Now that Facebook has acquired photo-sharing social network Instagram with its Android and iOS apps that add filters to instantly give life to even poorly captured photographs, Google is taking action to stay competitive in the social network game with its own acquisition to grow its own Google+ network. The Internet search giant has agreed […]

Instagram for Windows Phone in the Works

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A new report claims that Instagram for Windows Phone is indeed in the works and that it will be coming to Windows Phone owners at some point in the future. The Verge claims that Instagram, despite being acquired by Facebook, is working on a Windows Phone application that will be hitting devices powered by Microsoft’s […]

Zuckerberg Forces Facebook Employees to Use Android

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It looks like Facebook management, headed by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is beginning to force its employees to use Android phones. The reason isn’t what you think. The social networking giant, which just released a completely overhauled iOS app that’s built natively for the iPhone, isn’t trying to severe ties with Apple nor is it trying […]

Facebook for iPhone and iPad is Finally Worth Using

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The Facebook app update for iPhone and iPad that was originally thought to be out in July has finally landed in the App Store today and it offers stark improvement over the last version of the software that was comically slow and riddled with errors. Facebook took its sweet time rolling out this crucial update […]

Best iPad Apps for College

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College students today don’t know how good they have it thanks to the iPad and more iPad apps for college than they can count, at least before completing Understanding Numerical Data. I ended my college career in 2005. On that May afternoon when I turned my tassel for the last time I’d never even, heard of apps. […]

Facebook for iPhone Update Badly Needed, Still Missing

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At the end of July, we heard that Facebook would be launching an iPhone update that would greatly improve the application. Sadly, July has come and gone without that update and my patience along with it. My Facebook for iPhone experience on my device has gotten progressively worse, pretty much to the point where I […]

Facebook Adds “Save It For Later” To iOS App

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Facebook is rolling out a new feature to compete with services like Pocket and Instapaper called “save if for later.” According to 9To5Mac, the new feature is now rolling out to some Facebook iOS users. The feature doesn’t require an app update, users just have to wait for Facebook to push it out to them. […]