Successful Web Apps – Ten Golden Principles

For the past few years we have seen a growing movement of applications — from traditional desktop applications (like Microsoft Word and Excel) to full-blown applications that “live” on the Web (like Google Docs). Now companies can easily create their applications in the cloud and deploy them to millions of users. However, due to… [[ […]

Google Cloud Picker Feature Discovered Prematurely

It has been revealed that Google is testing something called "Google Cloud Picker". It’s apparently not something we’re supposed to know about yet.  According to those who spotted it, it appeared when they tried to insert files and images into Google Sites and Blogger. A screenshot is now making the rounds, showing that it is […]

HOW TO: Disable Facebook’s “Instant Personalization” [PRIVACY]

Last week, Facebook added a suite of new features that let websites like Pandora and Docs.com access some of your personal information and use it to instantly personalize your experience. Pandora, for example, will recommend streaming music stations built around artists you’ve Liked on Facebook in the past. Most of the time this information is […]

Google Apps Marketplace: 6 Great Apps to Try Now

Last night at its Campfire One event, Google officially launched the Google Apps Marketplace. The Google Apps Marketplace offers third-party developers and services a way to integrate directly with the Google Apps platform and sell that integration at whatever price point they choose. This is a huge win for the cloud because it finally allows […]