11 December 2012

11th December- Remember When Mo Farah Won 5,000m Gold?

Today, in our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app , we look back and celebrate Mo Farah winning Gold in the 5,000 meters! When Mo emigrated to the UK he barely spoke a word of English. Two decades on, his sporting ability has helped to inspire generations. His phenomenal feat of becoming the 5,000 meters Olympic champion, is his most inspiring to date and …

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11 December 2012

That was quick! Twitter introduces Instagram style photo filters

So the rumours were true. Within hours of Instagram ending their integration with Twitter, Twitter has fought back. Announcing , that they are introducing photo filters in their latest update. The photo editing service is provided by a third party photography editing firm- Aviary.  Twitter has recently redesigned its website to give images more prominence on profile pages. It also …

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10 December 2012

Instagram Ends Twitter Integration

Catastrophagram! Due to what appears to be a rather public spat between two of the darlings of the social media world, as of yesterday you can no longer share photos directly from Instagram on Twitter. Facebook-owned Instagram has apparently now disabled this service, and only allows you to share the *link* to the photograph, as opposed to the image appearing …

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10 December 2012

2012 Digital Predictions – how did we do?

If you’ve been following us for a while (and we know some of you have!) you’ll know that our CEO, Tanya Goodin likes to spend some time in late December putting together her ‘digital predictions’ for the year ahead. Whilst Tanya works on her 2013 edition, we thought it was time to update last year’s infographic which we created to …

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10 December 2012

10th December- Remember when David Weir Won 4 Paralympic Gold Medals?

Today’s ‘Year to Celebrate’ entry is a truly remarkable triumph! Not only did paralympian David Weir compete in an outstanding seven races, in just ten days, he completed a total of 35.3 miles, and he won *FOUR* Gold medals! David Weir, achieved his dream of putting disabled athletes on the map…an inspiration to all! Described by head coach of UK …

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9 December 2012

9th December-Remember the Olympic Torch Relay?

Today, our ‘Year to Celebrate’ advent app, remembers the spectacular Olympic torch relay! Women want him; men want to be him… Sporting legend David Beckham, met the Olympic flame, as it landed from Greece and begun the memorable torch relay. The Olympic Committee for Great Britain wanted to make London2012 the ‘people’s games’… Not only lifting the spirits of commuters in …

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8 December 2012

8th December -Remember when Beth Tweddle Finally Won her Olympic Medal

Highly talented, and world championship winning gymnast, Beth Tweddle, had never won an Olympic medal. Until, London 2012… Not only was London 2012 on home turf, and her final Olympics, she finally got that truly deserved bronze medal! Outtakes: Oscar Pistorius, World champion,  Paralympian was the ‘face’ of the Paralympics. Not only did he win two Gold medals and one …

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7 December 2012

7th December- Remember the First EVER Women Rowers to Win Gold?

Today’s ‘Year to Celebrate’ entry is something we want to see repeated in *all* future Olympics! We hadn’t won a medal for days. We feared our winning streak was over. We were all feeling a bit deflated by a few days of Olympic medal drought, when Heather Stanning and Helen Glover reminded us all that Team GB has some of the most …

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6 December 2012

The Hospice and the Ivy

Our history with Tamar’s Lifeline Charity has seen the Tamar team travel as far as Cape Town and Shanghai, but this year we were slightly closer to home with the a rather shorter trip to a very chilly Sydenham. This year we wanted to volunteer for a charity or hospice and hospices don’t come more inspirational than St Christopher’s Hospice …

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6 December 2012

6th December- Remember Bradley Wiggins Tour de France Victory?

Today’s ‘Year to celebrate’ entry is probably the hairiest of the bunch. Yes, it’s the legend that is WIGGO! Combining his many years of training with raw talent, and of course those epic sideburns,Bradley Wiggins became the first Brit to win the Tour de France this year. This triumphant victory, along with his Olympic medals made 2012 Bradley’s year! Outtakes: …

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