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Forget the 1TB issue, what has Yahoo done to Flickr’s design layout?

We’ve seen a few Flickr design tweaks in the last few years, but this is the first time I’ve really scratched my head at what seems quite drastic. The big news seems to be about the free 1TB storage, which … Continue reading

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“Ok Glass, find this text please”: Google Glass character recognition

I’ve got so used to using “find text on a page” functions on browsers and  software, that I now come to expect it of books. Why should I have to scan a full page of text when I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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Broadchurch vs The Killing title sequence

Comparisons have been made between ITV’s new drama Broadchurch and The Killing (Forbrydelsen), I’m sure. The format of mismatched cops and slow reveal of a wide cast of potential suspects can be seen in both. But one of the first … Continue reading

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Google Reader is shutting down? What next, gmail?

Seriously, a lot of people use Google Reader. Even now, when there are lots of fancy, whizzy alternatives like Flipboard, I still prefer this lite alternative, something that is great at collecting and just showing me the stories in their … Continue reading

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A load of people added you on Google Plus. That’s great, who are they?

I like Google +. I like that it alerts me with Notifications when people add me to one of their circles. But given that I use circles for different things, how am I supposed to tell, quickly, what circles I … Continue reading

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Google Glass – A reason to be smug about being a spec wearer in the 21st Century

People often ask me why I don’t just get contact lenses. My standard reason used to be that I didn’t like the idea of things on my eyeballs. Now I can say I’m just preparing for Google Glass. In short I’ll have … Continue reading

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When will Twitter allow filtering by Friends, and Everyone?

We’re getting to a point now where I’d say a good few people are moving away from Facebook and towards Twitter. And the way they’re likely to use it, or want to use it, is to keep in contact with friends. But they might want to do that as well as … Continue reading

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