Forget your travel agent – introducing the Gliider, your very own interactive trip planner

This new Firefox plug-in allows users to drag and drop travel information from all over the web.  The difference between Gliider and it’s the competitors is the fact that Gliider focuses only upon the planning portion of the trip.  The user simply inputs where they are going and when and Gliider then creates folders with information and links for things such as flights, hotels, restaurants, etc.  Keep your eye out for the iPhone app coming soon!  (Read more at...

How Firefox Got Grassroots Marketing Right

Firefox is implementing a variety of grass-roots marketing strategies to advertise the web browser rated second only to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.  What are some examples of these ingenious strategies? Consider the following: FastestFirefox.com, Mozilla Campus Reps, Mozilla Community Store, Mozilla Labs, and SpreadFirefox.com. Read more at Advertising...

Hunch.com launches today – a true decision engine beyond Yahoo

Hunch decision engine assists users in doing just that- making decisions through a Q & A interface.  Users can utilize questions already in the system or they can create their own.  When the final result to the question arrives, users can tell Hunch whether they agree or disagree. Read more about it...

Women and their Purses

Should a man carry a woman’s purse for her? Get the male perspective on women’s purses on “That’s What He Said.” The latest video from our Colgate Wisp...

Love U: First Date Do’s & Don’ts

Make your first date drama-free by following these simple dos and don’ts. Step 1: Watch this video. Step 2: Bring your Colgate Wisp. You’ll move to the head of the class with YourTango’s instructional series, Love U. Hosted by Tiffany Smith. The latest video from our Colgate Wisp...

Google Wave Drips With Ambition. A New Platform For A New Web.

With the web advancing in a new direction, Google is seizing the opportunity to create a new way to communicate via the web called Google Wave. Google Wave is thought of as modern-day email that will satisfy web browsers in today’s world, where an abundance of information is available at an individual’s fingertips. This new development is claimed to put traditional instant messaging and email to shame, as it provides for easy navigation and use while communicating. The Wave includes a navigation sidebar and underneath that provides the user’s Google contacts. However, the inbox dominates the screen with pictures of the user’s friends who participate in threads and notifications alerting to any type of new content in those threads. Replying to threads and messages have never been easier, according to Google. The user may respond below a friend’s comment whether they are online available to chat or not. Heck, he or she can take it one step farther and respond to only one part of the message by replying straight under that section. It’s not taking advantage, if Google‘s asking for it! They also make adding friends or coworkers a fun feature, by providing the ability to drag their pictures into the thread. But, won’t the newly added friend be lost as to what is occurring in the thread? Not with “playback”: a feature that allows the friend to see all that they have missed. But, where does instant messaging come in? If two people in one thread are online, they are able to instant message and click “Draft” to prevent the other person from seeing that they are...