Microsoft Is Reportedly Testing Its Own Windows Phone 8 Hardware

04 Nov

It’s pretty obvious why Microsoft made the Surface. It needed to raise the bar on Windows 8 tablets and force OEMs into making attractive hardware. It’s not a problem with Windows Phone 8 as the Nokia Lumia 920 and Windows Phone 8X are already attractive enough. That might not stop Microsoft from making its own Windows Phone though.A report from the Wall Street Journal says that Microsoft is working with its Asian suppliers to test its own Windows Phone 8 hardware. It looks.....

New Facebook Features Make It Easier for Users to Receive More Content from Pages They Like

04 Nov

In the past month, Facebook has been accused of slightly altering their EdgeRank algorithm – the one that determines what posts show up in your news feed. There has been widespread criticism from many page owners, who claim that their posts are becoming less and less visible on their fans’ news feeds due to the change. The theory coming out of the camp of miffed users is that Facebook is dialing back pages’ visibility in order to force pages to pay to promote their posts......

Apple Acknowledges That Samsung Didnt Copy The iPad… Kind Of

26 Oct

Earlier this year, a UK court ruled that Samsung didn’t infringe upon Apple’s patents in regards to the company’s Galaxy Tab devices. Normally, it would have ended there, but the judge also ruled that Apple must put a notice on its Web site acknowledging that Samsung didn’t copy the iPad. The notice was supposed to go up today and Apple didn’t disappoint.If you head over to Apple’s UK Web site, you’ll see a small link at the bottom of the page .....

Want To Increase Your Sales With Pinterest?

26 Oct

This week, comScore put out its monthly list of the top 50 sites in the U.S. (in terms of unique visitors), and Pinterest made the list for the first time. It’s still growing. As it continues to attract more users, online retailers will continue to try and use it to their advantage and sell more items.Have you been able to leverage Pinterest to increase your online sales? Have you ever bought something you found on Pinterest?We spoke with Matt Pine, VP of .....

Googler Offers Search Marketing Tips for Small, Local Businesses

25 Oct

Googles Bright Park tells entrepreneurs just how important digital marketing is for their businessesWhen it comes to online advertising, Google is king. When it comes to search marketing in particular, Google has no peer. While nearly every major company in the U.S. has now invested advertising dollars into internet marketing, smaller businesses can easily run into roadblock if they don’t have the expertise or personel to implement a successful strategy i.....