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Flipboard: Your Social Magazine

Before I write another word – let me say, when this company goes public – I want shares !!! That may tell you the type of non-bias review I’m going to do on this iPad app. Here’s the scoop, Flipboard (@flipboard) was released in the Apple App Store early today touting itself as “the world’s first social magazine.” What does that really mean? Essentially, t...

Leverage – TV Show and Contest

Let’s talk TV entertainment for a moment. I make a conscious effort to stay away from many of the brain-dead reality shows that, in my opinion, plague the airwaves today (I won’t mention any show by name, but I’m certain you can build a mental list of shows matching that description). What I do tend to watch are shows that actually provide INFOtainment (information and entertainm...

MailChimp (@MailChimp) is an awesome service. If you’re looking to distribute professional looking newsletters and email updates to your blog followers – it’s definitely on the short list of tools we recommend. As a matter of fact we use MailChimp here on THE Tech Scoop to keep our subscribers up-to-date with our daily, informative newsfeed. Sign up on our homepage or you can cli...

I’ve been a huge fan of Threadsy for a long time now – been using them since their early beta days. The idea behind Threadsy, pull all your social interactions together in one, easy to use and enjoyable experience. I know you all have many different tools for managing either your email, your Facebook, Twitter, or even Flickr profiles. But wouldn’t it be nice to have all that stuf...

Guy Kawasaki Shares His Secret

Holy Kaw folks – Guy Kawasaki lays it out in plain English how he posts, tweets, and makes ad revenue on his Posterous blog. Here’s a sample of what the great evangelist says: General Question: How can you follow so many people? Answer: I don’t read the timelines of all the people that I follow. Instead, I only deal with @s, Directs, and tweets that contain “guykawasaki” and “alltop.” ...

King Lebron James Joins Twitter

After being a sponsored trending topic on Twitter all day yesterday, it appears that King James himself has joined the Twittersphere. It’s not a Twitter Verified Account just yet, but Lebron’s buddy and fellow NBA player, Chris Paul says it’s definitely him using the username @KingJames Isn’t this interesting folks? The big news of the past few weeks, outside of BP and the ...

Possible PR Nightmare For HP

You can screw with whomever you want, but don’t screw with the military troops fighting away from home to protect the freedoms of democracy. Case in point, here is a video put together by military.com showing a U.S. soldier fighting in Iraq. He’s got a HP 5510 All-in-One printer that quit working. He called HP tech support for help to fix it. HP told the soldier that he would have to p...

Jack Dorsey Stops By Digg HQ

A few weeks ago Twitter and Square founder, Jack Dorsey (@jack) stopped by the Digg (@digg) office in San Francisco. Jack talks a bit about his early days and how he started programming and what here the good and the bad days early on at Twitter. A very interesting Technical Talk Related articles by Zemanta Jack Dorsey Talks Twitter’s Success (thetechscoop.net) Video: Jack Dorsey Shakes Down...

Jack Dorsey Talks Twitter's Success

The three core takeaways from the mind of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey (@jack) Draw: Get your idea out of your head and share it Luck: Assess when the time (and the market) is right to execute your idea Iterate: Take in the feedback, be a rigorous editor, and refine your idea Sound, common-sense business principles right? Watch the video below of Dorsey going more in depth.

Jack Dorsey Talks Twitter’s Success

The three core takeaways from the mind of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey (@jack) Draw: Get your idea out of your head and share it Luck: Assess when the time (and the market) is right to execute your idea Iterate: Take in the feedback, be a rigorous editor, and refine your idea Sound, common-sense business principles right? Watch the video below of Dorsey going more in depth.