10 February 2009

How will fame change Twitter?

If, like me, you are a regular twitterer, you’ll doubtless have been witnessing the recent boom in popularity that it’s received – particularly in the UK. Thanks in no small part to what will doubtless be referred to as the ‘Wossy Effect’, the mentions of Twitter in the mainstream media have sky-rocketed in the last month or so, and this …

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10 February 2009

We like it…a lot

Facebook has established itself as the powerhouse of social networking, but luckily for us they haven't rested on their laurels and they are constantly trying to implement new functions to enhance our experience on their site. So what is the latest upgrade? It started a while ago when it gave users the opportunity to comment on their friends' statuses, similiar …

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6 February 2009

How to keep track of YouTube videos

Many of us post videos on YouTube and just forget about it after showing it to friends and family, but there's money in YouTube as there is in everything on the internet. You Tube is growing every minute and with it's popularity rising, it should be important to keep track of your videos. – Learn when your Video or brand …

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4 February 2009

Google Latitude – where are you?

Well, I was going to do a nice interactive blog today about Google Latitude – the new gadget from Google which allows you to see where all your pals are on a map, at the same time – so you never need to miss anyone for that quick coffee again if they are randomly in the same place, or you …

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4 February 2009

Social media crimes…

We are quite fond of social networks here at Tamar as you might have gathered. However, there is a (as with most things in life) a darker more sinister side to these sites we visit so religiously. There have been countless crimes committed on (or because of) these social networking sites. Let's have a look at some of the biggest …

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3 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog # 16 – Nick Hornby’s Blog

According to Zadie Smith, Nick Hornby believes that beautiful songs, beautiful books, and yes, the beautiful game, are the great forces which guide the world. This might make him sound like a great, and good, man, but this really doesn’t come across in his blog. Football, film, music, interviews….Nick Hornby writes sparingly about his thoughts on these subjects, occasionally launching …

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3 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #15 – Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie (aka Scott Gu on his ASP.Net blogs) is a vice president in the Microsoft Developer Division at Redmond. He runs the development teams that build ASP.NET, Common Language Runtime (CLR), Silverlight, Windows Forms, Internet Information Services 7.0, Commerce Server, .NET Compact Framework, Visual Web Developer and Visual Studio Tools for WPF. Scott's blog are for all the ASP.net …

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2 February 2009

M_Lab….. not so new from Google.

Google released a new online network diagnostic tool, Measurement Lab . They are offering many different tools, some working and some upcoming. Some of the tools on offer are the Network Diagnostics tool, that gives you an idea on connection speed and any problems that involve your connection. Another tool they offer is Network path and applications diagnositics , which …

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