The Times (They Are A Changing)

The new look Times (UK) website has been published today at http://www.thetimes.co.uk . This is a little taster of the site that is going to become a paid subscription  – a bold step by The Times which will see users paying to read the news which is also accessible for free on most other news … Continue reading

Tea, Cucumber Sandwiches and Twitter: Keeping Up With The Brits

Oh what a jolly interesting time we’re having in Britain in 2010, a new decade where Britain has fully embraced the world of social media. The Queen may not be sat there with a smartphone nor David Cameron with his own Facebook page, however our British institutions have launched themselves into the world of social networking with … Continue reading

Tweetminster General Election 2010 Infographic

A couple of weeks ago I wrote this post about Tweeting and the General Election, where Twitter users were asked to tweet #ukvote and their postcode to show they had voted. Well now we’re all done and sorted, Tweetminster have issued the following infographic to show how we tweeted and what the trending topics were. My … Continue reading

Twitter Leads Again: William Hague – The Most Significant Tweet?

  I think this tweet is pretty amazing. William Hague has made quite possibly one of the most significant announcements Twitter has ever seen in the UK. We all know that this signals the final talks that will bring us out of the hung parliament and that will see us finally having a new Prime Minister. … Continue reading

Gordon Brown Resigns – The Twitterverse Speaks

Gordon Brown resigns and here what Twitter has to say about it… @jonswaine: Gordon Brown exacts final revenge on newspaper detractors by dropping most complicated bombshell in political history at 17.05 @unclemoo: gordon brown, depth perception of none, stepping down, its mandelson now. @davecaughey: Gordon Brown to step down as leader of the Labour Party, … Continue reading

How to get Freeview and BBC Radio on iPhone…Hooray :)

I’ve learnt a few top tips these last few weeks so thought I’d share how to get Freeview and BBC Radio on the iPhone. Freeview In the UK Freeview TV is available on the web from http://www.tvcatchup.com. Simply register an e-mail address and password to gain access to the TV channels. You’ll notice a section for … Continue reading

Dear BBC, Where are my iPhone apps please?

I’m going to contradict myself here as I generally don’t consider myself a huge fan of the BBC, however I am awaiting their official iPhone applications as I do tend to rely heavily on their news and sport reporting. The thing with the BBC is that I know I’m not going to like everything they … Continue reading

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