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Pinterest promises richer content, more recommendations

The site's head of engineering talks about recent product changes and outlines how Pinterest will grow. It includes more focus on mobile and, eventually, partnerships with outside developers.

By Jul. 31, 2013


Google fires Alfred, its local-recommendations app

The application will officially be sent to the junk heap on July 19, but customers can request their data by tomorrow.

By Jul. 11, 2013


Facebook launches Recommendations Bar

The company claims three times the click-through on stories compared with the Recommendations Box.

By Jul. 26, 2012


Yahoo buys maker of mobile app for recommendations

Boosting its mobile unit, the Web giant acquires Alike, a maker of a location-based app that lets users recommend nearby restaurants, shops, and other venues.

By Feb. 12, 2013


Mac 'General Maintenance' recommendations

There are many times when in our articles we will mention "General Maintenance" as part of a troubleshooting routine. If you are having software issues, either with third-party applications or the Mac OS itself, giving the computer a virtual scrub-down will many times help, or at least give you a cleaner slate upon which to do more in-depth troubleshooting.

By May. 24, 2010


Get better movie recommendations

Netflix and other services offer movie recommendations based on user ratings. FlickChart bases its recommendations based on which movies you prefer, and can offer better options for many users.

By Apr. 7, 2012


Google Play store offers personalised app recommendations

Google Play is getting personal by bringing tailored app recommendations straight to your Android phone.

By Aug. 31, 2012


Troubleshooting toolkit recommendations for Mac users

When troubleshooting any system, having a few useful tools available can be very helpful. Here are some recommendations for troubleshooting a number of aspects of Mac systems.

By Jan. 26, 2012


Google's +1 button to add content recommendations

New feature will be present users with more content options when they hover over the button with their mouse, likely generating more page views.

By Jun. 26, 2012


How to get smart mobile game recommendations

There are thousands of games in the App Store and the Android Market--how are you supposed to choose? A free app called HeyZap links you with your friends to see what they're playing and get recommendations based on your own play preferences. Learn how to use it in this blog post by Rob Lightner.

By Jan. 26, 2012