Posts by tag: ios

Awesome October 21, 2013 posted by

iPhone Self-Defense – 8 iPhone accessories that could save your life in a tight corner

Steve Jobs taught us one important thing about the iPhone. No matter what you can think of… “there’s an app for that!” But that doesn’t mean everything is solved by simply installing an app, there are other things an iPhone can do without software. Take for example self-defense… and NO … by this I do not mean using your iPhone as an ultra expensive hand-thrown projectile!

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iPhone Self-Defense – 8 iPhone accessories that could save your life in a tight corner
Free Software September 30, 2013 posted by

Bye Bye Blackberry – The Top 10 Free BBM Messenger Alternatives For RIM Refugees Everywhere

Oh sweet Blackberry, where did it all go wrong? RIM (parent company of Blackberry) announced recently that it is selling the company for the bargain basement price of $4.7 billion (the company once had revenues of over $19 billion in a single year). The company will be taken over by a group of Canadian private equity firms, but what happens next is anybody’s guess. The future of the Blackberry brand is now uncertain, astonishing when you remember it was once…

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Bye Bye Blackberry – The Top 10 Free BBM Messenger Alternatives For RIM Refugees Everywhere
Bookmark This! April 25, 2012 posted by

Basket Buddy and Smoopa are great for bargain hunters, but not for retailers

Rather like using dynamite to fish in a lake, bargain hunting is becoming something of a killer sport, and the writhing creatures on the end of the line are the retailers, struggling to balance lower margins with increased price competition. Of course it’s technology that’s changing the odds in favor of the consumer, and a couple of new mobile apps are pointing the way to the future.

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Bookmark This! April 12, 2012 posted by

How Many lets you instantly calculate the true cost of the gadget you’re buying [Daily Freeware]

Here’s the problem. Money. It’s become far too abstract. Not only is it usually dispensed via bits of colored plastic, or transferred from place to place in digital bits and byte, but we have lost sight of the true value of the things we buy. Rather like our governments, we’re divorced from the reality of our spendthrift ways. Well no more.

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announcement April 12, 2012 posted by

The Red Ferret now on Google Currents for iPad, Android tablets, and more…

Google Currents, the tablet and smartphone formatted feed reader app has just gone international, and in celebration The Red Ferret is now published on the Google Currents platform. This means you lucky readers with the money to buy iPads and assorted tablet type toys (and smartphones) will be able to read us in magazine style, with a cool funky layout and everything. The only gripe we’ve got with the app is the fact that the titles aren’t live links, which means…

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