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Bookmark This! May 22, 2014 posted by

Google Tips – a really cool way to learn all the top tricks to get the most out of Google services

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you’ve got to admit they’re everywhere. Google applications we’re talking about. Even if you don’t use the company’s email service, you’re likely to use search, or Android or even Maps or YouTube. But many people still struggle to get the best out of these cool services, and that’s where the company’s new tip site comes in.


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Google Tips – a really cool way to learn all the top tricks to get the most out of Google services
Bookmark This! May 20, 2014 posted by

Do I Have MHL – instant check to see if your phone supports this cool tech

One of the lesser known technologies that are available for smartphones is the MHL standard, which stands for Mobile High Definition Link. This is the clever tech which lets you plug your phone into a TV using the handset’s standard microUSB port, and get gorgeous images at high def on the big screen. The thing is, not all phones support this, especially at the cheaper end of the market.


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Do I Have MHL – instant check to see if your phone supports this cool tech
Awesome May 19, 2014 posted by

Pick n Mix – superb new website building service is perfect for small businesses and mom and pop

If you’ve ever been asked to recommend a website building service, or needed a small website for a project yourself, you’ll know that it’s not easy finding the right option. Sure there are lots of website services out there, from free to pricey, but they either require that you know about design (or coding), or pay an arm or a leg for a custom design/development option. Even WordPress is a tricky choice, since there are so many things you need…


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Pick n Mix – superb new website building service is perfect for small businesses and mom and pop
Bookmark This! May 2, 2014 posted by

Something Pop – cool free mathematical tool helps you make optimum decisions in life

We all have to make decisions, right? Some are important (like does this shirt make me look fat?) and some not so much. After all who cares if you run for president. Really. And we each have our own way of making the big choices in life, using a pin, a lucky Shamrock, asking the lady down the post office. counter. But now there’s a pretty cool alternative.


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Something Pop – cool free mathematical tool helps you make optimum decisions in life
Bookmark This! April 29, 2014 posted by

Is the independent web starting to fight back against the giant corporate networks?

We stumbled across an interesting article by Matthew Ingram the other day, lamenting the loss of the old ‘blogosphere‘. What made it especially poignant was the fact that it was posted on one of the prime examples of the new corporatized ‘blog’, Gigaom, which many years ago transitioned from small and friendly to big and rich. It’s progress.


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Is the independent web starting to fight back against the giant corporate networks?
Bookmark This! April 25, 2014 posted by

Sidekick – stripping away the dreams of Kickstarter, one failing minute at a time

For those of you with a passion for people watching there are few more poignant examples of the human condition than seeing dreams and aspirations come and go. And nowhere can you find that in more stark relief at the moment, than on the pages of Kickstarter, the online crowdfunding service.


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Sidekick – stripping away the dreams of Kickstarter, one failing minute at a time
Awesome April 16, 2014 posted by

Videvo – free stock video footage and motion graphics [Freeware]

If you’re one of those folks who’ve been bitten by the video bug, you’ll know all about the joys and frustrations of getting your work done. Apart from having to learn all the ropes, it’s also tricky putting together professional looking productions without having the money to spend on the nice little extras. One extra which is particularly valuable is the use of B-roll, or stock footage, which can really add something to your video.


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Videvo – free stock video footage and motion graphics [Freeware]
Bookmark This! April 15, 2014 posted by

Cosmopolit Home – skip vacation hotels, just nightswap instead

As if life for the vacation business wasn’t tough enough, what with services like airBNB and Couchsurfing, there’s a new kid on the block which wants to make things tougher for the hotels. Cosmopolit Home is a crowdsourced service which lets you swap vacation nights in your own home, for nights around the world. All you need is the airfare to get there.


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Cosmopolit Home – skip vacation hotels, just nightswap instead
Bookmark This! April 14, 2014 posted by

Safecracking For Everyone – learn how to crack a safe in hours…or maybe days…?

So you’re perhaps looking for a little sideline, to help grab a little extra petty cash? Maybe something you can do late at night, to let you keep your day job? Well why not splash out, avoid those nasty taxi cab jobs and learn a new trade which could really give you some financial freedom?


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Safecracking For Everyone – learn how to crack a safe in hours…or maybe days…?
Bookmark This! April 10, 2014 posted by

The Heartbleed Security Fiasco – 4 Steps Every User Can Take Now To Salvage Some Security

In case you missed it, there’s been a massive flaw found in one of the most widely used technologies on the Web, called OpenSSL. The problem is that this encryption, which is supposed to protect our passwords and private details when we log in to website services like stores and banks, had a gaping hole in it, through which a villainous crew could have driven a 10 tonne truck and accompanying convoy in the right circumstances.


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The Heartbleed Security Fiasco – 4 Steps Every User Can Take Now To Salvage Some Security
Bookmark This! April 9, 2014 posted by

Peek – get a random user video review of your website done for free

One of the hard things about running your own website is getting any really objective feedback as to whether the design works as it should. Sure you can ask your mom, but chances are she won’t want to hurt your feelings if it’s really bad, and probably won’t be interested in giving you an in-depth overview anyway. But now there’s a free option available which works pretty well.


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Peek – get a random user video review of your website done for free
Bookmark This! April 8, 2014 posted by

Webtrate – fed up with wasting time on the web? This will definitely cure the problem

The web’s great, but boy does it suck up time. How many times have you started your day with great intentions only to turn round and find that you’ve spent the whole morning watching videos of hula cats? Yeah we know how it goes. There are tools to help, but in general they’re too easy to switch off. Until now.


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Webtrate – fed up with wasting time on the web? This will definitely cure the problem
Bookmark This! April 4, 2014 posted by

Google Opinion Rewards – answer surveys on your phone, earn Google Play credits

Hey, we’ve just found one more reason why you should bury your head in your smartphone screen during your ‘downtime’ moments. That’s right, instead of scrolling endlessly through vapid Facebook updates, you can actually use those minutes to earn hard cash type credits, to spend on fun stuff.


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Google Opinion Rewards – answer surveys on your phone, earn Google Play credits