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Connect your Site: Awaken & strengthen your community…

Google Friend Connect instantly awakens and strengthens the community that visits your site by enriching it with social features. Watch the video below to learn more.

Build your community
Anyone can join your site and discover other members by using information from a variety of services, including Google, Yahoo, Twitter, AOL, orkut, and Plaxo, strengthening your community as visitors become members.

Increase engagement
Choose social features from a catalog of gadgets created by Google and the OpenSocial developer community to keep your visitors more deeply engaged with your site and with each other.

No programming required
Simply copy and paste a few snippets of code into your site, and Friend Connect does the rest. Or use the Friend Connect APIs to integrate with existing login systems, social flows, and more.

June 17, 2009 Posted by | A Thought | Leave a comment

Access to the Google Labs (beta, beta, beta)

Check out the Google Code website if your really into what’s happening with google.  Many of their products are being developed on an open source platform so you can sign up to be a developer or beta tester.

http://code.google.com/

June 17, 2009 Posted by | A Thought | Leave a comment

iGoogle for iPhone and Android

iGoogle is great, and it’s now available on handhelds such as the iPhone and Android.   Here’s a quick 01:31 second clip.

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Macworld 2009 Keynote Address

Macworld Keynote 2009.

Watch Philip Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing, unveil Apple’s latest innovations at Macworld 2009.

http://stream.qtv.apple.com/events/jan/0901ouabdcaw/m_090101756433rtdf_650_ref.mov

June 17, 2009 Posted by | A Thought | Leave a comment

2009 Google Keynote Speech

1:28 minute video on what’s happening at Google in 2009-10.   You can get the 411 if you scan through majority of the Son of Five Rivers Blog.  This video covers day one of the I/O Deverlopers Confernce.  Day two was the launch of Google Wave. https://sonoffiverivers.wordpress.com/2009/06/14/future-of-email-google-wave/

June 17, 2009 Posted by | A Thought | Leave a comment

The Future of Our Desktops… Bump Top

Themes Pile by Type

Toss to social networks Stickys

Reinventing the desktop

BumpTop™ is a fun, intuitive 3D desktop that keeps you organized and makes you more productive. Like a real desk, but better.

June 17, 2009 Posted by | A Thought | Leave a comment