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The Apple iPad – Paper is finally dead

27 January 2010 | Alex Christie

Minutes ago Steve Jobs announced the latest product to change the world. We are of course talking about the much hyped and eagerly anticipated iTablet, iSlate, iPad. That’s right, they called it the iPad… Will [...]

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Davos 2010 – The year the World Economic Forum got social

27 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

Well, it had to happen eventually. The past couple of years has seen a massive number of companies, brands, people and even places finally waking up to the influence and power of ‘Social’ – and [...]

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Twitter improve ‘suggested users’ list – now based on algorithm

22 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

“Good news everybody!” News reaches us from Twitter HQ (well – via their blog anyway) that the ‘Suggested users’ function has now been improved to give a better experience to new users. Here’s how Twitter’s [...]

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The browsing experience – Not everyone sees what you see

19 January 2010 | Alex Christie

For years web designers have had to deal with compatibility issues across multiple browsers and for just as many years have had to accept content being displayed in slightly different ways. This is unlikely to [...]

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Taking the Foursquare Plunge

19 January 2010 | Milly Diaz

I signed up for Foursquare, the location-based social network, the week it launched in the UK back in October and have yet do the equivalent of my first tweet, i.e. checking in at a location. [...]

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Facebook/Twitter face-off

18 January 2010 | Annie Wakefield

In the growing battle for online supremacy between Facebook and Twitter, is Facebook the one running scared? Facebook has just soft launched its own Twitter-like retweet function called Share, a way for users to share [...]

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The mobile web – Part 1: The real mobile web and the mobileOK validator

18 January 2010 | Alex Christie

One of the biggest misunderstandings most people have when talking about the mobile web, is that they usually assume that it refers to the web when viewed through a smart-phone device, such as an iPhone. [...]

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Usability best practice, Part 1 – Tab navigation

13 January 2010 | Alex Christie

Using tabs as a navigation device has long been an established metaphor and is widely accepted as a user-friendly way to display top-level navigation (primary). But this wasn’t tabs original use they were used to [...]

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Google’s Pagerank adapted to prioritise tweeters

13 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

Ever since Google began to include real-time results in the SERPs, from sites like Twitter and other blogs, speculation has been rife as to how they prioritise which tweets appear and which don’t. Whilst a [...]

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Some clues and insight into 2009 Google search queries

13 January 2010 | Alex Christie

This blog post on the Google blog, while not earth shattering, revealed some depths of the normally cloudy Google search data. It highlights some interesting little factoids about search in 2009 and where we might [...]