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This blog is about technology, software and social media. It's aimed as much towards 'normal' people as the tech savvy. The author is Tony Gallacher.

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After Generation Y, Generation Y-not? (Part 2 – Digital Evolution )

This is the follow up to The Tech Post article After Generation Y, Generation Y-not? about the Digitally Agile Project in Scotland. The advance of digital technology gives us wonderful … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

After Generation Y, Generation Y-not? (Part 1)

No one in the printing industry, or outside it, had any idea that the iPad would come along and destroy three- to four-thousand-year-old human traditions concerning paper, as they didn’t … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

Embed Spotify Playlists in Your Blog

Now you can include songs and playlists from Spotify and other music sites in a WordPress blog, like this one. Embed just a single track or set up a playlist in … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Social Media Scheduler Buffer Could Save your Sanity

Buffer lets you schedule Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn posts. You add messages for each to a list (or buffer) and the service will automatically send them, spread throughout the day. The best time … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Use Boxcar as a Notification Bolt on for ifttt

I wrote a Tech Post about the Boxcar notification app, a few days ago, you can read that post here. And one about the website ifttt, that links your social media services, you … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Iffft Gets your Social Media Sites Talking

Ifttt.com is a website that makes your social media services work together. Ifttt rhymes with ‘lift’ and stands for If This Then That. When an event happens in one service, ifttt … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

How to Set up Email Forwarding with New Gmail

There seem to be a few posts out there that show how to set up an email forward in the old Gmail interface. I can’t find one for the new … Continue reading

April 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Boxcar’s Configurable Push Notifications

Boxcar is a notification app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It connects with Twitter, Facebook and email accounts, among other services. It gives you different sound alerts, to … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tracking Info in Plane Site

Planning a Spring break abroad? Got kids? You’ll be looking for ways to entertain them on the way then. Even if you’re not travelling with children, these flight and ship … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mooving your contact info using QR codes

QR (Quick Response) codes are a convenient way to transfer information directly into your smartphone, so that you don’t have to spend time typing it in. Everywhere you look there’s … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

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