For a while now I’ve been procrastinating cleaning up my Address Book and organizing people in groups properly. I’ve grouped some of my contacts, but not completely. I simply forget to do so. When I’m on the go however, I’m always looking for certain people on my iPhone by groups. I’ve been loving how easy the new Facebook makes it to sort people by groups and see those particular news feeds and I started thinking, why isn’t there a complete synchronization between my computer and all these online services?
I’m not really sure what’s happening, but I know I don’t like it. Has anyone else noticed the increase in “bars” that websites are now implementing? Every since Digg introduced the Digg Bar, which I despise in full its design and existence, I’ve begun to notice several other hugely popular websites implementing similar bars.
Ever wish you could find who’s playing nearby quickly and easily? Well, if you’re in the San Francisco area you’re in luck. LoudFarm has launched with full force, and all I can think of living in LA is how jealous of San Francisco I am. LoudFarm will list all of the current day’s shows, as well as the whole week. It will also show you what you recently missed and news articles relating to bands playing.
TechCrunch reports on leaked draft plans from the British government to implement online communication, Wikipedia, Twitter, and social media as a permanent part of the UK’s education system. This will go along mathematics, science, and English.
TUAW is reporting that Hulu excecs will be meeting up tonight in NYC and releasing a brand new version of it’s very popular software. This new version comes with several upgrades, including a nice workaround to access Hulu’s RSS feeds. This workaround is great because it’s based on Mozilla’s XUL, basically rendering any efforts from Hulu’s part to block Boxee from accessing its RSS feeds useless.
The new Facebook has arrived, and just like the last time they updated it, everyone hates it… except for me. There is only one reason why any social networking site should change their layout, and that’s to add functionality. This new change brings about several enhancements that totally rock.