Given that my previous two posts, on the need to create backups and the perils of choosing a bad Web host were followed by a period of unplanned downtime, which saw BloggingPro rescued by a good backup strategy, I briefly debated making this post about the danger of being hit over the head with a […]
Despite the massive amount of attention that WordPress receives in the media, the fact of the matter is that Blogger (also known as Blogspot) is still the number one platform in the blogosphere. According to both Quantcast and Compete.com, Blogger receives three times as much traffic as its WordPress rival, despite the fact that the latter […]
When it comes time to set up a new site, whether you are moving from your free blogging account to a new domain or simply setting up a new blog altogether, there is quite literally no shortage of companies willing to take your business. With thousands of companies in the hosting game, not counting a […]
Buzzie, one of the two iPhone apps supporting Google Buzz (a micro blogging service that is slowly gaining popularity) has just launched push notification support for their app. Similar to how other micro blogging apps like Echofon and SimplyTweet function, Buzzie will send a user an alert whenever they receive a new comment or “buzz” (the […]
After offering users the same stale templates for months on end (if not years), it looks like Google has finally added some decent themes for blogspot fans, as well as making it easier for non-geeks to redesign the layout of their blogs. (Blogger Buzz) We’re thrilled to announce that the Blogger Template Designer has launched toBlogger […]
As you are probably aware of by now, Twitter is finally going to unleash ads upon the masses in order to help keep the lights on. While rumors are still speculating on whether those ads will be within the tweet stream, it looks like All Things D suspects that Twitter will instead place ads within […]
After stumbling upon signs that WordPress was creating an Android app earlier this year, Mashable broke the news that the app has officially entered Google’s playground, thanks in part to Dan (from wpToGo). While the WordPress team has created a video highlighting many impressive features (note: reply to comments within the app?! Dude!), what’s really […]
After unleashing custom domains to the world for Blogger, it looks as if the boys and girls at Google will be shutting down FTP access for the small faction who refused to host themselves upon Mountain View’s servers.
Android lovers rejoice! It looks as if WordPress is finally launching an app for Google’s Android OS, after creating apps for both the iPhone and Blackberry (the latter which has video support! iJealous!).
Despite providing powerful platforms for their users, both Blogger.com (owned by Google) and Six Apart seem to be rather slow when it comes to creating apps for the iPhone. While SixApart has provided an iPhone app for Typepad, they have yet to develop anything for MovableType, leaving the field wide open for third parties. One […]