4/18/13 – Techy, Social Media, Entertainment Stuff

I happened to click over to Mashable today and several headlines jumped out at me. Some good things are afoot in the tech world – and some not so good.

5 Services to Boost Email Productivity – I don’t use gmail and only use yahoo mail for joining groups, but for those that do, some of these options sound amazing. If you’re overwhelmed with a ridiculous daily influx of email like I am, one or two of these are worth a try.

Hands On With the Fork That Tells You to Eat Slower – A fork that knows when you’re taking a bite! What will they think of next? Good idea or worthless?HAPIfork | Lis'Anne Harris

Disconnect.me Lets You Control Your Data Online

One-Liner Pitch: The browser extension helps users monitor and block more than 2,000 websites from collecting their data online.

Why It’s Taking Off: Disconnect.me was founded by an ex-Googler to put users in control of their browsing history.

A toolbar button shows you the total number of tracking requests on every page you go to. Click the button to see and block or unblock the requests.

Google Bans Users From Reselling and Lending Glass

“You may not resell, loan, transfer or give your Device to any other person. If you resell, loan, transfer or give your device to any other person without Google’s authorization, Google reserves the right to deactivate the Device, and neither you nor the unauthorized person using the Device will be entitled to any refund, product support or product warranty.”

Once you buy something you own it, don’t you? If you own something, do you or don’t you have the right to lend or resell the product you own?

How to Become Internet Famous for $68

“Twitter is awash with fakers with fake friends… The people in the middle—the rest of us—get duped into thinking someone is more popular than they are.”

Twitter Launches New #music Service

It’s free and the app is available in the App Store. The Web version is live.

Twitter Music

Happy surfing and being entertained!


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