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November 3, 2014

An Open Email to Google Inbox

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Editor’s note: This post was written by Kristi Kelly, a consultant at startups in New York City’s tech and entertainment industries and a writer at Fueled. Follow her on Twitter and Medium.

Google’s Inbox has officially been moved onto my smartphone home-screen, but there is just something off about the new mail app, which is billed as a supplement to Gmail. The first time I was asked what I thought of the new offering, my quick and passionate response was, “It sucks!” It didn’t actually suck, but I was resentful because I felt Google had let me down. Google let me down by being too big to be willing to fail.

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I was an early invite to Google Inbox, getting it the first afternoon of launch thanks to contacts at Google. The app was downloaded onto my phone and awaiting my investigation when my fellows at the Fueled collective began to buzz their anticipation about the new app, as well as who had gotten an invite and who had not. I quickly read through the official Google blog’s introduction of Inbox, my excitement building for what I was beginning to believe would be a revolutionary move forward in email management. read more

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September 30, 2013

4 Tech Tips to Help You Become a Better Blogger

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I could be wrong, but the general perception is that bloggers are “techier” than the average person, yes? After all, bloggers work on a computer and are connected to the Internet more. There may be some truth to this idea, but I cannot count the number of bloggers I know who could use some tips when it comes to tech – tips that could contribute to becoming a better blogger.

Truth be told, these tips may be perceived as no brainers by some people, but I am willing to bet that there is a good number of bloggers that will find these tech tips useful. read more

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September 25, 2013

An A-list group of investors bet a new app called Memoir can do our remembering for us

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An A-list group of investors bet a new app called Memoir can do our remembering for us (via Pando Daily)

By Erin Griffith On September 18, 2013The premise sounds a little looney: Memoir, an app that launched today, aims to “replace human memory.”  It’s based on the concept that we will use Google Glass to record everything we ever do. Memoir aims…


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March 17, 2013

The 5 Beer Apps You’ll Need For St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day is here again and with it, the need to go out and get ourselves sloshed on some beer. This time around though, we have our handy smartphone’s to help us with the task at hand. Here are some of the best apps you’ll need for an awesome St. Patrick’s Day:

BeerCloud

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Free on both iOS and Android, this great beer discovery app helps you find nearby beer favorites while also dishing out expert beer pairing advice.

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