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Cult Of Mac Is Now On Google+, Come Join Us!

Cult Of Mac Is Now On Google+, Come Join Us!

Earlier today Google announced the addition of Google+ Pages, which allows businesses to create pages and interact with fans, just like on those other social networks. We’re really excited about Google+ (Hangouts are pretty freaking awesome), so we’re not wasting time to get started. We created our shiny new Google+ Page for Cult of Mac that will be getting all latest Cult of Mac news and love. Now you can add us to your circle and enjoy Cult of Mac’s news in Google+.

You can get to our Google+ Page by clicking here. And if you haven’t added us yet to your Facebook and Twitter parties, we’d love to be your friend there, too.

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Does Facebook Have an iTunes Killer Up Its Sleeve? Of Course Not

Does Facebook Have an iTunes Killer Up Its Sleeve? Of Course Not

Facebook’s f8 conference got under way today, and speculation has begun that suggests the social networking behemoth is going to announce its very own music service, which Jonny Evans at Computerworld believes “may give iTunes hegemony its biggest shake yet.” But I’m inclined to disagree.

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Facebook & Twitter Integration Completes Roll-Out Across the Apple Online Store

Facebook & Twitter Integration Completes Roll-Out Across the Apple Online Store Apple has now completed the roll-out for social network integration across its online store, allowing shoppers to share every single one of the store’s products on Facebook and Twitter — including third-party items.

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Original Macintosh Designer Andy Hertzfeld Helped Design New Google+ Social Network

Original Macintosh Designer Andy Hertzfeld Helped Design New Google+ Social Network

By most accounts, Google’s new social network Google+ at least looks pretty good.

As it turns out, there’s a reason for that: it was designed by the guy who designed the original Macintosh.

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Apple Introduces Ping to iPad’s iTunes App

Apple Introduces Ping to iPad’s iTunes App

Apple quietly tweaked its iTunes application for the iPad today and introduced support for their music-based social network Ping.

Ping is now available through a tab at the bottom of the application, and it gives users access to their feed, their profile, who they follow, and who follows them. The function also connects to a Twitter account and automatically tweets anything you ‘like’ or post on Ping.

Ping for iPad also features a concerts section that allows users to see concerts coming up in their area, upcoming tours, which concerts they’re attending, and links to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster.

‘SocialPhone’ for iOS Brings Your Contacts & Social Networks to One App

‘SocialPhone’ for iOS Brings Your Contacts & Social Networks to One App

SocialPhone is a brand new app for iOS that combines an impressive, full-featured address book with access to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter in one handy application.

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Will Apple Reveal A New ‘Genius’ Social Media Network Today? [Rumor]

Will Apple Reveal A New ‘Genius’ Social Media Network Today? [Rumor]

CC-licsensed; via Andy Macht on Flickr.

In just a few hours, Apple will announce a new version of OS X, and will almost certainly unveil new MacBook Airs and new versions of iLife/iWork. But we’re wondering if they won’t reveal one more thing: a social media network with the goal of creating millions of home-based Apple Genii at its core.

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Ping : The Other Social Network

Ping : The Other Social Network

Apple’s new social network for music fans, Ping, has had a rough start.  People didn’t expect it to be a Facebook for music right away but they did expect more from Apple.  After years of social media hype many people thought Apple would have learned from the mistakes others have made.  While Ping might not be the best idea Apple has ever had, I think when will look back years from now we will wonder what took them so long! For those of you who have turned on Ping, here are some things Ping should have and a few tips to make your Ping experience a little better. Read more after the break.

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