How We Should Feel About Yahoo’s Tumblr Acquisition: the Bad, Good, and Bottom Line

Notwithstanding Tumblr's user-generated racy content, this acquisition must be the hottest piece of tech news this last weekend: Tumblr coming under Yahoo's fold in a $1.1 Billion acquisition. This move has got a lot of Tumblr fans up in arms against it. Can we blame them? After all, Yahoo doesn't have the best track record when it comes to the success of its acquisitions. But at the same time, this is a new Yahoo, one under ex-Google leadership, Marissa Mayer, the potential game charger that Yahoo needs. So with Tumblr being acquired by Yahoo, what should we be feeling?

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iA Writer: Why It’s My Favorite Writing App

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Writing – it’s an ordeal to some, a pleasure to others. I’m definitely in the latter camp. As you’ll see, I’ll be writing on here a lot, so it’s obvious I enjoy the art of writing. If you write a lot like I do, it helps to enjoy what you use to write with as well. For that purpose, no, I don’t use word processors like Microsoft Word or Apple Pages. I have been using another app instead to do the job, a cheaper, simpler, cleaner one. This app is iA Writer.

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Google Now: Did You Mean Google ‘Not So Much’?

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Some of the biggest buzz among tech fans has been the release of Google Now for iOS just a few days ago. It would seem that with this release, Google is adding frosting to their cake: the plethora of nicely designed apps (Maps, Currents, and Gmail being some of my favorite picks among them). This collection of apps making it even more compelling for users to not necessarily feel like they have to make a switch of devices or operating systems in order to utilize Google’s web services. So is Google Now the crown jewel of it all?

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Twitter Music: This App makes Discovering Music Fun All Over Again

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Twitter has been doing a lot of different stuff stuff in the past year. From the notorious decline of support for third party developers, which I am strongly against, to acquiring Vine, a fun micro-video sharing app, here is Twitter’s latest stunt: Twitter music. So how does it fare? Personally, I think it makes discovering music fun all over again, reigniting the process of enjoying and digging into new music.

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TIME Mag’s Top 140 Feeds on Twitter & My Own Picks

Lately I’ve been going through a Twitter downsizing. What I mean by that is I’ve been getting a lot of people out of my feed. Either it’s because the people I’ve removed are inactive, or share a lot of interesting content from around the web, but don’t actually interact or communicate a lot online with me. But I’ve tried to make it a point to get some quality content on my feed.

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