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Frederic Lardinois

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Frederic Lardinois founded SiliconFilter in 2011. Before starting this site, he wrote about 1,500 articles for ReadWriteWeb. His areas of interest are consumer web and mobile apps, as well as Internet-connected devices like cars, smart sensors and toasters. You can reach him at [email protected]

The first year for SiliconFilter is quickly coming to an end and I would like to say thanks to all of you who stuck...

Given that the week between Christmas and New Year's Day is usually very slow in the tech blogging world, it shouldn’t come as a...

For every hyped app or web service (think Foursquare, Quora etc.), there are at least a dozen of competitors out there that are often...

Amazon today launched a major update to its iOS Kindle apps. While the iPhone and iPod touch apps gets some interesting new features, though,...

Mozilla, the organization behind the popular Firefox browser, is a non-profit organization and that status allows it to run experiments that a for-profit organization...

There is no other television event in the U.S. that commands as much attention and viewership as the annual Super Bowl. Last year's event...

We'll leave it up to the cultural anthropologists of the future to unravel the significance of the fact that Rebecca Black's "Friday" was the...

"Curation" was, without a doubt, one of the hot topics of 2011 and one that will surely keep us occupied in 2012 as well....

A few years ago, Google teamed up with a number of airports in the U.S. to provide travelers with free WiFi during the holidays....

The Google+ is ending the year with a massive number of updates and new features. Besides giving users greater control over what appears in...

Google puts a lot of work into the ever-changing logos it puts on its homepages around the world to commemorate historical events, holidays and...

Google today announced that its crawler for mobile sites, Googlebot-Mobile, can now detect smartphone-optimized content. The idea here is to ensure that Google's mobile...

Facebook today rolled out its new Timeline feature, the highly visual replacement for its previous profile pages, to all of its user worldwide. For...

For quite a while now, SkyDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage service, has sat quietly at the center of the company's Windows Live online services and...

In what is becoming an annual ritual, Google today announced that it is extending its free calls promotion for Google Talk through 2012. Thanks...