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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.

Category Archives: Mobile

What’s Embedding a Tweet?

When you embed a tweet you add it to the code of a web page. It’s very similar to including a YouTube video in your page. When you view the … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Remember Everything with Evernote

Evernote is a free, award winning, productivity app that promises to help you remember everything. It acts like a personal offline memory store. You can keep your notes, web pages, … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Make and Save Electronic Music with the Figure App

Anyone can create electronic tunes using the Figure app for iPhone and iPad from Propellerhead. You don’t need any musical knowledge. It’s like a really addictive game, except that each … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Apple and Google: too Many Smart Lawyers, not Enough Common Sense?

It seems that our favourite tech companies, like Apple and Google, may have become the soulless corporations that we hoped they never would. A level of arrogance has crept into … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Get all your News in One App with Google Currents

The Google Currents App is a new magazine reader for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices. You can view free newspaper and magazine editions from almost 400 publishers, and all … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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