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Joshua Lockhart

/ Joined 28 June, 2011

Joshua Lockhart is an okay web video producer and a slightly above mediocre writer of online content. You can fawn over his work here:

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Facebook Adds New Actions For Books, Movies, Fitness & More [Updates]

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Facebook Adds New Actions For Books, Movies, Fitness & More [Updates]

Many of you may be on the waiting list for Facebook’s new Graph Search, and if you are, you have even more to look forward to. Facebook announced on Friday that it would be improving Open Graph by adding nine new common actions for lifestyle apps. The new actions will be available for fitness, books, and movie and TV partner app categories. Although simple, the new additions have a great deal of potential.

Joshua Lockhart March 10, 2013
Facebook Adds New Actions For Books, Movies, Fitness & More [Updates]
Twitter’s Mobile Apps Updated With Tweets From The Past, Better Search & More [Updates]

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Twitter’s Mobile Apps Updated With Tweets From The Past, Better Search & More [Updates]

Twitter just released a new updates for its iOS and Android apps as well as its mobile site. The update was released on Wednesday, and a variety of new features are included. Most notably is the inclusion of older tweets in search results. Other features include topics and user suggestions for search queries, based on real-time tweets, easier viewing for long conversations in the details view, and a smoother pull-to-refresh animation.

Joshua Lockhart March 8, 2013
Twitter’s Mobile Apps Updated With Tweets From The Past, Better Search & More [Updates]
MapQuest 4 Mobile: A Nice Throwback To Downloadable Maps [iPhone]

iPhone and iPad

MapQuest 4 Mobile: A Nice Throwback To Downloadable Maps [iPhone]

By now, if you’re a smartphone user (and yes, we know that some of you stay away from smartphones) you are already likely reliant on Google, Nokia, or Apple for your map-related needs. But why not kick it old school with MapQuest, the original travel assistant?

I remember when my family used MapQuest printouts for long trips from Tennessee to Montana and Colorado, and it’s a miracle we got by using just that.

Joshua Lockhart March 7, 2013
MapQuest 4 Mobile: A Nice Throwback To Downloadable Maps [iPhone]
What Are Virtual Worlds & What Are Their Uses? [MakeUseOf Explains]

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What Are Virtual Worlds & What Are Their Uses? [MakeUseOf Explains]

Virtual worlds are, in essence, meeting places. They aren’t video games, they aren’t chat rooms, and they aren’t social networks. They’ve been around for some time now, and chances are that you have stumbled upon one yourself. The premise of a virtual world is quite simple – users carry on social activities using their avatars in an open virtual environment. While not a video game, users may play games within the world.

Joshua Lockhart March 6, 2013
What Are Virtual Worlds & What Are Their Uses? [MakeUseOf Explains]
Crackle: An App For Free Movies & TV Shows (And It’s Completely Legal)

iPhone and iPad

Crackle: An App For Free Movies & TV Shows (And It’s Completely Legal)

The iPhone – as small as it is – can be a great platform for watching video on the go or while out of the house. However, most videos available for the little device are through the user-generated YouTube or paid subscription media services. Rarely will you find something good to watch for free. That’s where Crackle comes in, a handy little app with free Hollywood video content available to watch. No, we aren’t kidding.

Joshua Lockhart March 5, 2013
Crackle: An App For Free Movies & TV Shows (And It’s Completely Legal)
Adobe Releases Photoshop Touch For Mobile [Updates]

Web Culture

Adobe Releases Photoshop Touch For Mobile [Updates]

Smartphone-using photography enthusiasts everywhere can now rejoice. Feature-heavy photo-editing app Adobe Photoshop Touch has finally made its way to iPhone and Android smartphones. After originally being available only for the iPad and Android tablets, the feature-filled app was released to smartphones on Thursday.

Joshua Lockhart March 1, 2013
Adobe Releases Photoshop Touch For Mobile [Updates]
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