For me the joy of Twitter is that it is one huge personalised RSS feed. You take all the people in the world that you find cool and interesting and then you get to see what they are reading. Everyone has a point of view and a right to share their content. That's what makes it fascinating.
Are you feeling the need to start a blog?
Perhaps you've already got an account on Blogger, WordPress.com or LiveJournal but you're ready to host your own blog.
This Tech Digest how-to guide will help you to decide which of the many pieces of blog software and hosting options is right for you.
I'll look at:
the pros and cons of the different types of blog hosting available;
the benefits of having your own domain name;
a quick way to narrow down the choice of which blogging software to use;
an overview of the main types of blogging software;
some things to look out for when it comes to choosing a web host for your blog
Hoping to appeal to high-powered bloggers who own multiple blogs and have a strong presence on Facebook, Six Apart has launched the Blog It application to let users update their blogs and "microblogs" directly from Facebook.
Six Apart are the creators of TypePad, amongst other services, but wanted to create an application that allows a wide range of platforms to be updated. Around a dozen popularw blogging platforms -- including WordPress, Movable Type, Vox, and Blogger -- can be updated, as well as microblogging services such as Twitter and Pownce...
Apple has announced that over 100,000 iPhone developers have downloaded the Software Development Kit since it was announced last week.
Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, said that the reaction of developers to the SDK "has been incredible", adding that over one million people watched the launch video at Apple's web site...
How d'you fancy blogging with an on-screen keyboard? iPhone users are about to find out, thanks to Six Apart's launch of an optimised version of its Typepad blogging platform. And guess what? It'll work on the new iPod Touch too.