Normally, we assume you’ve missed a few posts here and there because you’ve been outside enjoying the last days of summer. But given the impending Hurricane and crippling heatwave, we sincerely hope you’ve been inside this past week. So what’s your excuse?
If you still have catching up to do, we’re back with another list of resources from the past week or so.
Our Social Media section can help you gear up for Fantasy Football season, Watch the US Open, or break down the news with some insightful infographics. Tech and Mobile offers a guide on making your own ringtones, using Gmail’s () priority inbox, and a slew of iPhone () tips and tricks. Business comes packed with SEO tips, response plans to social media attacks, and advice on incorporating your startup.
Looking for even more social media resources? This guide appears every weekend, and you can check out all the lists-gone-by here any time.
- Top 10 Fantasy Football Sites to Help You Win
Here are 10 websites that might give you the winning edge over your fantasy football competition.
- 10 Incredibly Inspirational Moments on YouTube [VIDEOS]
YouTube () isn’t just for kittens, cute kids, and confabulating celebrities. It’s also home to some of the most inspiring historical moments ever captured on camera.
- 7 Services That Will Suggest Things You Like
Unlimited choice (especially on the web) is not always a good thing. These 7 sites use can help narrow down the agonizing list of possibilities in a variety of areas.
- 5 Fun FarmVille Accessories
80 million virtual farmers can’t be wrong! Show off your social gaming addiction with these 5 hilarious accessories.
- HOW TO: Follow the US Open with Social Media
We’ve collected some easy, free and totally legal ways to watch and follow the US Open on the web and via social media.
- 10 of the Web’s Most Insightful News Infographics
A picture is worth a thousand words. But if you include an entire database, make it interactive, and add filtering options, the word-to-picture exchange rate is even better.
- How Social Data Built a Better Health Care App
It’s not often that the U.S. government uses social media or open source data to solve a problem, but the NIH’s recent project “Pillbox” is an exception with a lot of potential.
- HOW TO: Score the Best Fashion Deals on the Social Web
Just because the economy is still depressed doesn’t mean your wardrobe has to be. Check out all these great discount fashion destinations on the social web.
- Social Media Grammar: The “Checkin” Conundrum
So you want to write about Foursquare (), but is it “check in,” “checkin,” or “check-in?” We have the answers, which are sure to please even the sternest grammarian.
Tech & Mobile
- HOW TO: Make Free iPhone Ringtones
You don’t need to spend extra money to turn your favorite song into an iPhone ringtone. You can do it right in iTunes. Here’s how.
- 6 Job Search Tips for Aspiring Programmers
6 job search tips from the people who hire programmers about how you can land your dream job.
- 8 Free BlackBerry Games Worth Downloading
Need a break from the e-mail influx? Sneak away and grab one of these free and fun BlackBerry games.
- Gmail Priority Inbox: 5 Tips for Better Productivity
We’ve identified a few more complex tips for those of you looking to maximize productivity and use some of the less obvious features of Priority Inbox.
- 10 Useful iPhone Shortcuts, Tips and Tricks
We’ve put the iPhone 4 through its paces and come up with some handy tips and tricks that will help you get more out of your Apple-flavored mobile.
- Why the Apple A4 is the iPod Touch’s Killer Feature
The most significant addition to Apple’s new iPod is the inclusion of the same chip capably powering the iPhone 4 and the iPad — the Apple A4.
- HOW TO: Get Started with HTML5 Boilerplate
HTML5 Boilerplate is one of the most interesting new projects aimed at giving designers and developers a template for integrating HTML5 into their sites.
- 15 Essential Back to School Podcasts
If you need some help getting back into “learning mode,” these podcasts will open your ears to a wealth of insight on science, history, economics, literature, math and more.
- HOW TO: Track Hurricane Earl Online
Want to know how Earl will affect your Labor Day weekend plans? Check out these resources for tracking the hurricane.