Curation Monday – June 3, 2013

Tech news bites from around the web

Tech-based news bites from across the web

Here are the 10 most-viral ads of 2013 (so far). Some use humour, some are feel-good. Using Fleetwood Mac music in ads seems to be a trend – 2 of the 10 feature their songs – must be a classic rock appeal thing. My favourite is the Budweiser “Brotherhood” ad. Which one is yours? Via @Adweek

Currently being rolled out –  Google’s nutrition search. It provides accurate nutritional info for a variety of food and drink via @sewatch. Is this a useful feature? Or are there enough apps that already do this?

The Google Earth Engine illustrates the change in the earth’s landscape over the past 30 years through a series of timelapse clips. The extent of the change is incredible. Progress? Or just plain scary? Via @weathernetwork

Wondering about memes? What they are? Why all the fuss? Here’s an explanation of what’s in a meme, via @mashable

Are you an Evernote user? This app, available for several platforms including iOS, Android and Windows, is a great tool for notetaking, capturing photos, and creating to-do lists. It does a good job of keeping you organized. Well, here are 6 creative ways to use Evernote – some of which you may not have thought of yet. Via @mashable

Have we missed anything important? Do you know of anything new and exciting in the tech world that you’d like to share? Please do so in our comments section. Until next time…


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