Posts Categorized: Technology

The Coming Death of Check-in Services

Foursquare | Check-In

Remember when you checked-in at every restaurant, event space, and heck even your house from your phone? If not, don’t worry. That trend is slowly dying before it ever had the chance to become something your mom and dad got into. Whew. Foursquare was the leader of these kind of location-based apps, but has been… Read more »

MindMeister, Brainstorming and Mind Mapping Software

MindMeister | Ripple IT

Here’s something I just started using, but already love. MindMeister lets you share any mind map / brainstorming creation by inviting users by email, or simply send them a unique and secure direct link, similar to programs like DropBox or Google Drive. It’s got a Free Trial period and then costs $9.99/month for the “Pro”… Read more »

Best Practices for LinkedIn

LinkedIn Tips | Ripple IT

Facebook… Check! That’s where I keep up with friends, talk trash when my team wins and get my fix of cute fury animal pics with ridiculous captions. Twitter… Check! That’s where I get my news, follow celebrities and see what’s trending. LinkedIn… Well.. I have a page but I never check it. If this is… Read more »

AdBlock Plus for Android, Unblocked (Sorta)

Adblock Plus | Support | Ripple IT

As we mentioned last week, Google recently started removing ad-blocking apps from its mobile marketplace, Google Play, claiming that they violate part of its Developer Distribution Agreement. Which is a fancy way of saying that these apps block ads which would otherwise generate revenue for the company. One of the blocked apps that was yanked… Read more »

AdBlock Plus for Android Gets Blocked

Ad Block Plus | Ripple IT

We were sent us this via our contact form today: Hi there, I just wanted to quickly let you know that Google has removed the popular Adblock Plus app from Google Play. Apparently, Google is now openly prioritizing revenues over the freedom of choice for the users. If you have any questions, feel free to… Read more »

Gift Ideas from the Ripple IT Support Team

Ripple IT Support and Hosting Services for Small or Midsize Companies

With many people celebrating the holidays in December, we at Ripple thought we’d share some of the high-tech doodads and gadgets that caught our eye this year. Oh, and let us know if you have any particularly kickass gift ideas of your own by leaving a message (with link) in the comments section. FITBIT ONEĀ |… Read more »