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Mobile Passport app from US Customs – review
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Instagram – thank you for new Landscape, Portrait and Layouts
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Goodbye Google Plus – that was fun while it lasted
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Mobile Passport app from US Customs – review
Fri, Jan 8th 2016 2:19p   Chris Miller
Recently US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched the Mobile Passport application for everyone entering through select airports. The Mobile Passport allows you to skip the lines and even the new automated kiosks and head straight to a special (hopefully quicker and shorter) line.  At the time of writing this there were five airports currently live and the ability to email them your next choices. The Mobile Passport App by Airside Mobile lets you skip the line at US airports for Custom an
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YouTube Red – a week in review
Tue, Nov 10th 2015 5:45p   Chris Miller
I had to spend some serious time with YouTube Red to really get a valid opinion. So a week of deep diving and usage and here is my review and opinions.  The first thing I had to take into account was how much do the ads really bother me?  Honestly I am so used to them since the start I ignore them.  Even the additions of cards, links and other monetization doesn’t dissuade me and the masses from watching. With YouTube Red you enter a world of Ad-free videos whenever you sign in to YouT
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Amazon Follow quietly launches for everyone
Mon, Nov 2nd 2015 2:45p   Chris Miller
Amazon Follow quietly launched for everyone that adds content to Amazon. Previously, Amazon Follow was invite only as a way for authors to reach their readers. As a constant Amazon reviewer I can now have people follow my reviews for recommended products. Amazon does not go into deep detail about how many notifications you receive or how they are actually viewed other than the web interface for any outside of authors. A book author could send a short email notice to followers on upcoming book re
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Instagram – thank you for new Landscape, Portrait and Layouts
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 4:52p   Chris Miller
Instagram has finally listened to users and now allows you to post landscape and portrait mode photos. While you could previously do this using other applications, the whole act of going into another app made no sense and was obvious in the timeline. As you can see, the picture on the left is the old way where you had to select a specific portion of a picture and crop it down to make it fit.  With the new button in the lower left corner it easily drops the photo to the landscape or portrait si
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Instagram adds post notifications to help you stalk better
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 1:51p   Chris Miller
Instagram has added a new feature in their current release called Post notifications that allows you to get notified the moment someone posts a new photo.  You can think of this much like following someone with an added bonus.  Instead of them just appearing in your regular feed (or you having to manually visit their profile) you instantly know when a new picture was uploaded. To access this new feature you go to the persons profile you are wanting to be notified about.  Click the three dot
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Goodbye Google Plus – that was fun while it lasted
Tue, Mar 3rd 2015 4:36p   Chris Miller
Google Plus has been an underground social network, for lack of any other good definition. Those that wanted longer prose, better images and actual conversations used it constantly. With some changes being made I think the idea of Google Plus as a network is doomed. It has been just over three years since Google dreamed big and went for a merger of services to hopefully mash together their seemingly endless supply of new applications and products. There was then the fight for the best Google Plu
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Western Digital is closing MioNet – personal private network
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 11:33a   Chris Miller
Western Digital has announced that the MioNet service wrapped around their WD Network Storage is being closed. Western Digital offered remote access via any browser or their mobile app to your files stored on their WD storage devices. Unfortunately this appears not be a sustainable business model per this announcement yesterday. You could find the MioNet service with the My Book Live and My Book World drives. MioNet Customers with Month-to-Month Subscriptions Beginning in March 2015, WD will no
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StarStar MyInfo – contact sharing with no app required
Tue, Feb 17th 2015 2:18p   Chris Miller
StarStar MyInfo has taken a new approach to contact and business card sharing for mobile devices. There is no app to download, no bumping of cell phones and no sending contacts via SMS.  The person simply dials ** (followed by your phone number) and they are told that they will get a link to your shared contact card. Your phone then gets a text message, with a link, saying who has requested your contact information to confirm the sending. After clicking the link., you are then able to choose s




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