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

Hipstamatic: iPhone Goes Retro

I look at fondness with my parents photos from the 70s. Red and yellowish hued pictures with a distinct retro feel…well that look is back and easier than ever to replicate using the Hipstamatic iPhone application. I found this app in the What’s Hot section of my Application app and thought I’d give it a go. … Continue reading

Facebook Privacy – Open Graph: The Simple Guide

So Facebook’s Open Graph is where we’ve headed, but as much as it’s causing excitement in the development world, it’s causing confusion in the real world. We’re mostly oblivious to it, but there’s bits of us scattered all across the web in different networks. In a plan of what seems to be world wide web … 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

So Long Facebook…Kind Of

To Facebook or not to Facebook, that is the question. For the last few weeks I have been toying with the idea of closing down my Facebook account. I’ve fallen into a routine of checking it every time I log onto a computer or pick up my phone and to find out what…that a random from … 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

The Internet Ain’t All That Bad…Good News For A Tuesday :)

It’s like anything isn’t it…the internet makes the headlines when things aren’t going quite so well and can be associated with some terrible things. So here on a sunny (ish) Tuesdsay morning are some tales of how the internet/apps have been used to help people for good: Bev Holzrichter of Iowa found herself seriously injured and helpless … Continue reading

Google Chrome v Potato…Gees it’s fast!

I’ll never take a Chrome search for granted again. Pretty impressive huh?

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

The world would be a better place if there were more High 5s :)

How good would it be if a coalition government was agreed, not with a handshake, but a high five? Seriously. I am a big fan of the high 5, not to mention the big 10. They’re ace 🙂  A lad in my office would regularly give high 5s as he strolled by…it’s just a bit of fun but it … Continue reading

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