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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9 February 2009

Can Twitter threaten Google?

Your first answer might just be, No! Never! And you may well be right, but indulge me for a moment and I shall attempt to shed some light on the subject. Twitter has become somewhat of a phenomenon recently with some high profile users that publicly spread the word and herd their followers. I am a fan, a converted one …

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9 February 2009

Real life phishing…

As if getting a parking ticket isn’t the epitome of annoyance and frustration, now it seems as if these tickets are trying to rob you as well. There have been reports that a number of vehicles have been issued phony parking violation tickets. This tickets request that you visit a website, presumably under the guise to confirm that the car …

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6 February 2009

A “digital clutch” that looks fantastic on the catwalk

Hewlett-Packard is not known for its runway creations, but after the catwalk introduction of this gorgeous digital ‘clutch’, every woman will be lining up to own one. Ok, so you can't put your lipstick, credit cards, keys or anything actually, inside it, but it is the perfect computer for women on the go who want a laptop handy, without the …

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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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5 February 2009

Google app baffled by accents

Someone has managed to detect a “defect” in Google’s search capability in a voice recognition search application designed specifically for iPhones. Great in theory but as with most things in life completely different in practice. The problem is that the software does not recognise many accents. This has been particularly highlighted in the U.K. where certain requested search terms are …

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5 February 2009

A £7 laptop?

 As part of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology in India, a new scheme to boost learning in rural areas through the internet has been in the pipeline for about three years now. A new government-developed laptop is the latest in ultra-cheap engineering to emerge from the country. It is also the most ambitious attempt yet …

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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

My first website…

My first website was built over 10 years ago… I was in the final year of my Graphic Information Design degree. Google hadn’t surfaced yet and buying something online was very far from my mind, I’d only just received my first email address.  There wasn’t anybody to teach you how to work on the internet then, so I had to …

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4 February 2009

Apple market share on the up

Net Applications is one of the companies that monitor operating system (OS) usage and market share. This is done by looking at results provided by search engines, and although not a dramatic increase there is a continued increasing trend for Apple at the expense of Microsoft windows. The iPhone currently claims 0.5 % (approx) which, if added to the OS …

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