Google’s Whirlwind Start To 2011 [Cross Post]

Copied from my post on the uTest blog. Google’s off to a pretty intense start in 2011 – from a change in CEO to launching new products that compete directly with some of the biggest tech companies including Microsoft, Amazon and of course, Apple. It’s no secret that...

A Lesson In Load Testing Your Snow Tires [Cross Post]

This is a cross post from the uTest blog.  The original, with read comments, is available here. One thing I’ve learned in life is that it’s important to test everything to prepare for worst-case scenarios — whether it’s software, emergency response, or simply...

Catching Up on Geo-Based Marketing

When Yelp originally added the geo “check in” feature, I was very excited.  I love Yelp and their iPhone app so I immediately put my Foursquare account on hold to focus on learning the ins-and-outs of Yelp.  It was a very polished app but I made the assumption that...

Google's OS (aka Chrome)

Hopefully Microsoft sees this as the threat to XP that it is: http://www.google.com/chrome I haven’t played with it too much yet, but is this a replacement for FireFox?  My friend Pete (Yettas) claims it’s extremely fast, which is the biggest complaint I...

Adobe Flash is Now Searchable

From TechCrunch – For most people on the Web, if Google or Yahoo cannot find something, it doesn’t exist. That has been one of the biggest drawbacks to creating a Website or application that displays itself as a Flash (SWF) file. Search engines could see the...