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Twitter Replaces Official Retweet Button

Twitter Replaces Official Retweet Button

Twitter announced they are replacing the widely popular TweetMeme Retweet Button with one of their very own last week, enabling users to share links directly from the page they are on.   Twitter stated they are “working closely” with TweetMeme and that TweetMeme will also begin using the new official Twitter button.

Here is a list of some sites that have already integrated the new implementation.

AddThis
Ask.com
CBS Interactive
CNN.com
eHow.com
Hulu
ShareThis
TIME.com
TV Guide
USA Today
WordPress
YouTube

Checkout the video for more information. (via Twitter)

Aug 20th, 2010Comments Off on Twitter Replaces Official Retweet Button
Google Chrome to Phone Extension Now Available

Google Chrome to Phone Extension Now Available

Google recently released the new Chrome to Phone extension that adds a button to the Google Chrome browser and “instantly sends the current Web page, map, YouTube video, or selected phone number or text to your Android device.”  This extension is currently only available for Android devices running Android 2.2 (Froyo) and only in English, but Google “hopes to expand to other languages soon,” according to Dave Burke, Engineering Manager at Google.  Check out the video below for more information.

Aug 19th, 2010Comments Off on Google Chrome to Phone Extension Now Available
New Firefox Beta is Available

New Firefox Beta is Available

Mozilla released it’s Firefox 4 Beta 3 browser last week – with updates including improvements to JavaScript processing, support for Windows 7, and a ton of bug fixes.  Read more and download the new beta here!

Here are the official release notes on this beta:

This is the third Firefox 4 Beta, based on the Gecko 2.0 Web platform. Please read below for more detailed information about what’s new in this version of the beta release, […]

Aug 19th, 2010Comments Off on New Firefox Beta is Available
Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Google announced the release of Voice Actions for Android, a series of commands that allow users to control their mobile device using their voice. Users will be able to “call contacts, listen to music, browse the web, send texts and email, and complete common tasks,” according to Hugo Barra, Google Product Management Director.

Voice actions are currently available to US (English speaking users) and devices running Android 2.2 (Froyo), and will come pre-installed with the new Droid 2 from […]

Aug 18th, 2010Comments Off on Google Releases Voice Actions for Android
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