Microsoft’s Windows 95, with a comparatively intuitive user interface for the time, was released to desktop PC users on 24 August 1995. Twenty years after the release of the OS which brought about a revolution in the PC segment across the globe, Windows PCs have been dealt a blow from tablets and smartphones. These mobile computing devices offer the functionality of a computer and keep users connected to the internet all day.
The selection of Android phones is continuing to grow, which may result in too many choices when it’s time for a new device. If you’re not sure where to start when picking a new phone, Google has built a beautiful Web tool that will guide you through the selection process. Try it now
Get ready for some interactive TMZ-like videos on Facebook.
The social network just launched “Live,” a live-stream feature for celebrities. Using their smartphones, high-profile people can broadcast live, directly to your News Feed. (more…)
Just when you thought the web couldn’t possibly fit any more, URL shortener is on the loose, this time however, it actually makes some sense.
bitly offers URL shortening and link tracking services. The customized bit.ly version allows you to use your own domain name for branded short links which can be easily shared on Twitter, Facebook or other social media sites. You are also able to use the same tools such as bookmarklets and third-party apps using their API with your custom domain name. A real-time dashboard with traffic analytics and referrer data shows how many people shared and clicked your links.
bit.ly is a free service. An Enterprise edition supports multiple domains, advanced dashboard features and a customer service support plan. Purchase your own tiny URL shortener domain now. Try it now
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What are the pros and cons of Google reorganizing itself as Alphabet? Well, Larry gets to play with the future, Google can focus on more ambitious projects, and it could help the company retain top talent. But will the independent Alphabet company CEOs get frustrated relying on Larry for resources? Here’s everything you need to know in a quick two minute video.
In his blog post Monday announcing the surprise restructuring of Google into a conglomerate called Alphabet, Larry Page said this about Sundar Pichai, 43, the eleven-year Googler who will replace Page as Google’s CEO: “Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and sometimes better!) for quite some time now, and I’ve been tremendously enjoying our work together. . . .Sergey [Brin] and I have been super excited about his progress and dedication to the company.” (more…)