5 Easy Ways to Organically Increase Your App Downloads and Lift Rankings

Ever wonder what it takes to optimize a mobile app so it reaches the top of the search rankings? Guest blogger Robert Everett shares his tips and tactics on driving mobile app downloads and adoption.

Is Setting Your Facebook Profile To Private Really Enough To Protect Your Privacy?

Facebook Privacy is an on-going concern. Whether you’re worrying about who your children are talking to online, hiding the less professional parts of your lifestyle from your boss or just trying to minimize the chance of your information falling into the wrong hands, there are many reasons why securing your Facebook is a crucial task. We all know that changing your settings to private is an essential step to take to protect yourself, but is it enough?

[SOLVED] Viewing Facebook Messages Without Installing The Messenger App

Want to read your Facebook messages, but don’t want to install the Messenger app? Here’s how.

Social Media Comic: The Technophobe

You know them…the people who dismiss any new technology as “new-fangled” or “silly”. They didn’t want email addresses, they were terrified to engage in e-Commerce, and now they dismiss social media as just something that kids do. Enjoy the new social media comic about technophobes.

Facebook Tip: Changing From Mobile To Desktop View On Your iPad Or Tablet

Do you know how to switch to the desktop view of Facebook on your iPad or Android tablet? Check out this quick tip that will hopefully save you some time and frustration!

Comic: The ‘Always On’ Nature Of Mobile And Social Media

Do you answer your phone everywhere you go? Do you feel like social media channels are invading your personal space? Take a break from your online networks!

Foursquare Evolves From Gamification To Recommendation – But Why?

Foursquare is evolving to become more of a recommendation engine for locations. But is abandoning its gamification roots a smart move?

Social Media Comic: Do You Really Need All Those Gadgets?

Mobile technology and social networking have certainly converged and are helping us stay in touch. But do we need to be “always on and always on-call” in our lives? Does the social/mobile connection actually cause issues?

Easily Turn Your Nook Color Into A Full Android Tablet Without Voiding The Warranty

Want to turn your Nook Color tablet into a dual-boot Android tablet without voiding the warranty? Want to be able to switch back and forth between the Nook OS and Android? Check out these easy to follow steps!

Updated: It’s Your Toilet Calling! What Germs Are On Your Mobile Device?

How clean is your cell phone? You’d probably be disgusted to know. Which? Magazine recently conducted a test to determine which was dirtier; a cell phones, or a toilet flush handle. Guess which one lost? The clear loser was the cell phone with the tested mobiles having high levels of faecal Coliforms and Enterobacteriaceae. Yuck!

Holy Cow! Apple iOS 5.0.1 Resolves Some Crashing Issues With The iPad

Having issues with your iPad or iPad 2 after the iOS 5 upgrade? After applying the iOS 5.0.1 update, my crashes are gone!

Input Requested: Are Android Tablets As Good As The iPad?

I’m looking to you, my readers, to share with me why you love your Android tablet. Win me over, help me love Android tablets again. Let me know which model you have and why you feel it excels over the iPad.

If Angry Birds Had Been Created By Infocom, Would It Have Been As Fun?

As I watch my son play Angry Birds on the iPad, it got me thinking about what Angry Birds would have looked like if it were written by Infocom. Here’s a sample for your nostalgic enjoyment.

Why Android [STILL] Isn’t Afraid Of The iPhone 4

In light of the recent announcement of the iPhone 4S, I thought I’d revisit this post that I published back in January to see if the iPhone had made any headway into striking fear into the heart of Android phone owners. Interestingly, it doesn’t look like Apple has made any advancements toward solving the deficiencies that I identified almost a year ago.