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Path CEO Says The Mobile-Only Social Network Doesn't Spam Users Mobile-only social network Path became the subject of intense criticism last week. A U.K.-based user accused Path of spamming his entire address book, sending text messages to his friends and family inviting them to sign up for Path.

101 Apps for Your Web App Startup Toolbox With the multitude of web applications available today, it can be difficult choosing, let alone finding, an application that fits your needs and wants. There are so many fantastic apps available, many of which are bound to be beneficial for you and/or your business. From mind mapping, design and development to collaboration, project tracking and accounting; this roundup of 101 fantastic web apps for startups and businesses are sure to reduce operating costs and increase both productivity and efficiency. Mind Mapping mindmeister The Use of Social Media in School Infographic We have also been thinking about the use of Social Media inside the classroom this last week in our post, 7 Social Media Tools to Tell Your Classroom Story. We thought we’d share this enlightening infographic to enhance that conversation. by obizmedia. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Embed the above image on your site

31 Fresh and Useful Photoshop Tutorials Photoshop is the premiere graphic editing program used by designers all over the world. It’s popularity never stops growing and as it grows more people want to try to create something beautful, fun or just weird with this incredible software. Photoshop is second to none and today we have compiled a great collection of awesome, useful and totally fresh Photoshop tutorials. My Places now helps you manage your important locations Almost every day you encounter new places and businesses, whether it’s a new store you spotted on your commute to work, or a restaurant you visited with friends over the weekend. To date, you’ve been able to star places on Google Maps, rate them via Google Places, or add them to a customized map with your own icons and annotations through My Maps. But keeping track of all the locations you care about and memorizing which places you starred or rated isn’t easy. So today, we’re unveiling the new My Places tab on Google Maps, which helps you quickly view and interact with your saved maps, starred locations, and rated businesses.

Path: The New Social Mobile Network That’s Racking Up 1M Users a Week Path, a new social networking, photo-sharing and instant messaging service, aims to keep you closer to your friends and families, and from all accounts it seems to be doing a pretty damn good job of that. This week, it announced its hit the 10 million user mark, and is reportedly growing by a staggering one million new registered users per week. It’s quite surprising to hear of new social sites reaching such big user milestones, since they have Facebook and Twitter to compete with, but at the same time it’s also quite refreshing.

25 Free Portable Programs For Designers and Web Developers Being a designer or may be even being a web designer it can be very expensive in order to purchase the best design application . This article is a short but sweet compilation of 25 Free Portable Programs For Designers and Developers working on a shoe string budget as well as working on the fly. 1. X-Inkscape Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more.

The FaceUOC Project: An Open Social Learning experience by the Open University of Catalonia The FaceUOC Project: An Open Social Learning experience by the Open University of Catalonia,Ana Mª Rodera, Gemma Aguado, Eva Patricia Gil et al. Proceedings | Barcelona Open Ed 2010 | Universitat Oberta de Catalunya | Open Universiteit Nederland | Brigham Young University The most important changes in the design and development of a course based on OSL arethe role of the teacher, the role of the student, the type of content and the methodology: The teacher mixes with the participants, guiding them and offering the benefit of his/her experience and knowledge. Students learn through their participation and collaboration with a mixed group of users. The content is open and editable under different types of license that specify the level of accessibility.

HOW TO: Make Your QR Codes More Beautiful Hamilton Chan is CEO and founder of Paperlinks. With the free Paperlinks iPhone app, featured previously by Apple as the #1 New & Noteworthy app, consumers can scan and view QR code content with a native app experience. Paperlinks also provides a powerful platform for generating QR codes, hosting content and tracking their performance.

Editorial: Google clarifies Chromebook subscriptions, might have just changed the industry Following Google's second I/O keynote, we were ushered into a room where a number of the company's executives were on hand to field questions from the press. Or in other terms, dodge bullets and tell us what we're probably not looking to hear. All jesting aside, the Chrome team was rather forthright during the session, and a number of details surrounding the outfit's (potentially game changing) subscription model were unearthed.

Weekend Recap: AT&T All in One, Facebook Blocks Path, T-Mobile TV App Posted 05/06/2013 at 4:00am | by J.R. Bookwalter It's been a busy weekend for tech news, with rumors of a new AT&T prepaid service on the way, Facebook retaliating against Path's API access for reasons unknown and Google Glass rumored to soon gain an iPhone app. If you were too busy out and about for the last couple days, feel free to kick back and soak in all the news in bite-sized morsels as part of our Monday morning recap. 20 Apps to Organize Your Thoughts I always did like those posts that list a bunch of apps and tools I’d never heard of. I’ve found some really great apps that way. But no one’s ever bothered to offer us one of those “check these out!” posts – until today. Please welcome today’s guest poster, James Adams, and his collection of apps to organize thoughts.

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