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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

Have Fun with Google Play!

Google Play is a new online store from Google that launched on March 7. The Google navigation bar now has a link to it. You can buy Android apps, games, … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fighting a War of Inclusion

Microfinance organisation Kiva is ‘fighting a war of inclusion,’ according to founder Matthew Flannery. It facilitates loans for small businesses, usually in developing countries. Finance is generally in the £400 … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

ICANN’s New Domains Get Coca-Cola Fizzing

A sad example of how non-profits eventually lose their way, and focus only on preserving and extending their sway. That’s how Tim O’Reilly, founder of O’Reilly Media, publisher of the … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

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