Apps

Is Meow the new Chatroulette, or is it the new Tinder?

Is Meow the new Chatroulette, or is it the new Tinder?

You’ve probably already heard of it. You’ve probably been invited to join by every single Facebook friend you have. It’s called Meow, and it’s the chat app which is currently the most popular free app in the UK iTunes store. Meow is not a recent release. Developed by Minus, it’s been around since 2013. Which […]

Apple to acquire Swell radio and podcast app for $30m

Apple to acquire Swell radio and podcast app for $30m

Apple is expected to buy personalised talk-radio app Swell for $30m (£17.7m) adding to its existing iTunes radio music streaming service and Podcast app. The deal will see Swell’s chief executive Ram Ramkumar, who was chief architect for Amazon’s Visual Search, and other key members of its team join Apple and the free app and […]

Sun, sea and sound: top playlists of the summer

Sun, sea and sound: top playlists of the summer

Nigel Slater, food writer My listening is about as varied as you could imagine, with the exception of sentimental ballads, which generally make me want to hurl a brick through the nearest window. James Thompson, my best friend and business partner, knows my tastes and often puts playlists together for my birthday and Christmas. He […]

Games

Sharknado 2 video game splashes onto iOS in time for TV-movie sequel

Sharknado 2 video game splashes onto iOS in time for TV-movie sequel

What a world we live in: Kim Kardashian is fronting one of the most lucrative mobile games in the world, and now it’s being joined on Apple’s App Store by an official game for the Sharknado films. Sharknado: The Video game has been released for iOS devices in time for the premiere this week of […]

EA launching Xbox One subscription service

EA launching Xbox One subscription service

By Brendan Sinclair Tue 29 Jul 2014 5:22pm GMT / 1:22pm EDT / 10:22am PDT Publishing EA Access includes downloadable games, discounts, early access to new titles for $30 annually Electronic Arts is taking its games-as-a-service approach another step further. The company today announced EA Access, a new subscription service exclusive to Xbox One that […]

The Computer Games Journal acquired by Springer

The Computer Games Journal acquired by Springer

By Rachel Weber Tue 29 Jul 2014 9:54pm GMT / 5:54pm EDT / 2:54pm PDT Media Academic publication becomes Springer’s first games based title Academic publication The Computer Games Journal has been acquired by Springer Science Business Media LLC. “There will follow a transition period. We aim to provide the new (Springer) submission guidelines as […]

Social Media

10 Rising Social Networks You Should Explore

10 Rising Social Networks You Should Explore

Had enough of Facebook and Twitter? It may be time to switch up your go-to social network. With the daily explosion of startups, there are plenty of new social media tools popping up. These newer platforms could be working on the next big thing, so you’ll want to keep an eye out. See also: 10 […]

Like Its Peers, Pinterest Releases Mostly Male Employee Demographics

Like Its Peers, Pinterest Releases Mostly Male Employee Demographics

Silicon Valley’s most promising tech companies are proving what everyone already suspected — that tech has a diversity problem. Pinterest is the latest tech company to unveil its employee demographics, which look similar to other companies in the area: mostly white, mostly male. See also: ‘You’re Not A Princess’ Ad Campaign Pushes Female Empowerment Pinterest […]

Buzz Aldrin: We’ll Be on Mars ‘Before 2040′

Buzz Aldrin: We’ll Be on Mars ‘Before 2040′

Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin has walked on the moon, and now he’s touched down in Menlo Park. Aldrin, one of three astronauts who were part of the historic Apollo 11 space mission that successfully landed on our gravitational neighbor on July 20, 1969, stopped by Facebook headquarters for a QA on Friday. See also: ‘The […]

WP + Blog

Userplane Plug-Ins Now Support WordPress, Drupal, and More.

Userplane Plug-Ins Now Support WordPress, Drupal, and More.

Userplane has been adding to its roster of available community-building tools for some time, with free API options for things like chat and Webmessenger. The plugins for these Userplane additions are now available as plug-ins for VBulletin, WordPress, Drupal, Mambo, Joomla and phpFoX. The point is to make it even more simple to create communities […]

20+ Must-Have WordPress 2.5 Compatible Plugins

20+ Must-Have WordPress 2.5 Compatible Plugins

Even though WordPress 2.5 has been out for a while now, not all plugins are up-to-date. We’ve put together a list of 20+ must-have WordPress 2.5 compatible plugins to manage your blog, engage readers, and tempt new ones as well. Below you’ll find helpful plugins that enable you to block spam, track analytics, promote your […]

Share Media Directly from iPhoto with YouSendIt Plugins

Share Media Directly from iPhoto with YouSendIt Plugins

If you’re an Apple user then you’ve probably come to appreciate the sharing options that are available to you through various applications like iPhoto’s Share to iWeb or iMovie’s send to YouTube options. YouSendIt, the digital content delivery system that recently raised an additional $14 million in funding, has created a couple of plug-ins for […]

Tech + Reviews

Fast, versatile, and affordable

Fast, versatile, and affordable

There’s a lot to like about the new WD My Book Duo desktop external storage device. For one, it’s the first desktop external drive I’ve seen that comes with a built-in USB hub with two USB 3.0 ports. It also has hardware RAID, you can replace its internal hard drives easily, and it has a […]

Can a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada?

Can a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada?

Hitchhiking can be a dangerous way to travel, but one robot is using it to go cross country. Appropriately named HitchBot, the talking droid is attempting to travel across Canada depending only on the kindness of strangers. Hitchbot was created by a group of Canadian researchers as an experiment to test whether robots can learn […]

Tiny Kinivo kit gives cars Bluetooth music streaming, hands-free calls

Tiny Kinivo kit gives cars Bluetooth music streaming, hands-free calls

Editors’ note: Parts of this review have been taken from an earlier review of the Kinivo BTC450. Almost every new car comes off the factory line with Bluetooth hands-free phone support these days, but if you want to upgrade your old car with Bluetooth, the Kinivo BTC455 Bluetooth Hands-Free Car Kit may be the answer. […]

Seo

Free traffic – Get 10’000 Hits today

Free traffic – Get 10’000 Hits today

Use free traffic to your site to increase overall traffic and boost generic metrics. There in principle a few benefits to arranging free traffic, there are many companies out there with a variety of methods of doing this also. The best practice to apply here is simply be realistic, its not going to make your […]

Free backlinks – 500 links no cost no strings

Free backlinks – 500 links no cost no strings

Get 500 Free Backlinks today: Free backlinks are rare, especially by legitimate companies. I found this site offering 500 free backlinks for just signing up. If you wondering what backlinks are they: Backlinks, also known as incoming links, inbound links, inlinks, and inward links, are incoming links to a website or web page. In basic link terminology, a backlink is any link received by a web […]

Just How Interested Is the World in SEO?

Just How Interested Is the World in SEO?

How big is the SEO industry on the Internet? Really big, according to a new infographic by Spanish-based SEO service provider BlueCaribu. In fact, the infographic reveals that 3.5 people look up the term “SEO” on Google each second and 9.1 million web users are digging up information on the topic each month. People are […]

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20m watched 2014 International Dota 2 Championships

20m watched 2014 International Dota 2 Championships

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Rachel Weber Tue 29 Jul 2014 10:10pm GMT / 6:10pm EDT / 3:10pm PDT eSports 2 million peak concurrent online viewers Valve has revealed that the International Dota 2 Championships were watched by over 20 million online viewers. The event also doubled the numbers for last year’s peak concurrent online viewers total, scoring “well […]

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Todays freelance jobs July 29, 2014

Todays freelance jobs July 29, 2014

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Browse and find Freelance jobs direct with the client – programmers, coders, writers, artists, designers, salespeople, agents, admins, anything and everything its here. Stanbic Plugin – joomla virtuemart by af0014 Create joomla-virtuemart plugin for Stanbic ITC Payment portal (Budget: £20-£250 GBP, Jobs: MySQL, PHP, Software Architecture, User Interface / IA, Website Design) 3D Architecture or […]

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