The old Abuzz

Before the Abuzz iPhone app, there was another Abuzz – a community site run by The New York Times.  You can check out a snapshot of the old site here, courtesy of the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. Two things come to mind: I will never get to own the Abuzz domain – The New York Times still […]

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Back to the drawing board

I launched Abuzz last Thursday and heard lots of nice things from those who downloaded it.  From the bottom of my heart, I thank each and every one of you. :)  The app was born out of my own need for it.  I actually went into the App Store one day looking for something like […]

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What’s next?

With Abuzz development winding down (after a small delay), I’ve been wondering what project I’ll take on next.  This isn’t to say that Abuzz won’t be improved upon and future releases won’t come out – the app will still own some of my life.  But what will own it after that? I could do another […]

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Making tough decisions

I thought I had a finished version of Abuzz, the iPhone app I’ve been diligently working on since the beginning of October.  However, I suddenly realized that I’d be putting something out that I wasn’t totally satisfied with.  There were a few features I was going to have pushed out in an update later, but […]

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What are your goals for 2010?

I have a few – some large, some small.  I’m hoping that putting them out there for the world to see will help me follow through. Write at least one blog post per day. Write a full-length novel. Attend at least three tech conferences/unconferences. Shape Abuzz into a must-have search application. Pay off at least […]

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What’s Abuzz?

Well, it’s an iPhone app. :) Abuzz lets you search Twitter, the blogosphere, the forumsphere (or whatever it’s called) and Digg.  It lets you organize your keyword searches into campaigns so that you can keep your related searches together.  You can search all the supported services at once or customize your search to include results […]

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