Apps

Car sharing service Uber banned in Germany

Car sharing service Uber banned in Germany

The online car-sharing service Uber has vowed to continue operating across Germany after its mobile app was banned by a Frankfurt regional court. The ruling that the app violates the country’s Passenger Transportation Act applies nationwide, according to legal experts. The temporary ban remains in place until a full hearing takes place, and Uber could […]

You might need Somebody too  the messaging app with a personal touch | Deborah Coughlin

You might need Somebody too the messaging app with a personal touch | Deborah Coughlin

This morning I was accosted by an Italian granny on the bus. I live in London where people avoid eye contact, let alone chat. It turned out her daughter lives in my road and by the time we said goodbye she’d invited me round for proper Italian coffee. Imagine if you came back tonight to […]

Can a new guide and app ensure a happy flatshare?

Can a new guide and app ensure a happy flatshare?

For students moving away from home in the next few weeks, flatshares are inescapable: fun when they work – hellish when they go wrong. Data company Locatable has teamed up with housing campaigners Generation Rent to produce The Housemates’ Guide to Happiness, a contract for co-tenants, and are working on an app to simplify one […]

Games

Views for the top 100 YouTube channels have grown 80% in a year

Views for the top 100 YouTube channels have grown 80% in a year

YouTube now attracts more than 1 billion viewers a month watching 6bn hours of video, with nearly 40% of it watched on mobile devices. Its top channels are taking advantage. In fact, the monthly view-count for the top 100 YouTube channels has grown by 80.5% over the last year, according to new data published by […]

BuzzFeed to start developing casual games

BuzzFeed to start developing casual games

By Matthew Handrahan Mon 01 Sep 2014 9:06am GMT / 5:06am EDT / 2:06am PDT MediaDevelopment $50 million funding will give rapidly growing site an advantage in game development BuzzFeed will fund the development of casual games as it seeks to expand its already vast online audience. Speaking to VentureBeat, BuzzFeed’s vice president of product […]

Over 40 games in Sony’s pre-TGS presentation

Over 40 games in Sony’s pre-TGS presentation

By Dan Pearson Mon 01 Sep 2014 9:08am GMT / 5:08am EDT / 2:08am PDT Publisher And more than 100 games coming to Vita before end of FY

Social Media

Reddit Users Get Remorse Over Nude Pictures, Try Donating to Charity

Reddit Users Get Remorse Over Nude Pictures, Try Donating to Charity

UPDATE, September, 2, 5:32 p.m. ET: The Prostate Cancer Foundation have shut down the charity page referenced below and released the following statement. “A post appeared on Reddit late Monday afternoon, September 1, 2014. A Reddit user directed other Reddit users to make a donation to the Prostate Cancer Foundation without the Foundation’s knowledge. We […]

20 Creative Hyperlapses From Instagram’s New App

20 Creative Hyperlapses From Instagram’s New App

Instagram rolled out a new app on Tuesday, and users are putting selfies aside to try their hands at time-lapse-like magic. The new app, called Hyperlapse speeds up and stabilizes long videos into short, time-lapsed clips. It is currently available for iPhone users in the Apple App Store See also: Instagram Rolls Out Deeper Analytics […]

29 High Contrast Photos That Use Harsh Mid-Day Light

29 High Contrast Photos That Use Harsh Mid-Day Light

Light is arguably the most important factor in photography. Knowing when to avoid it, when to use it and to what extent — these are skills sought by many and mastered by few. Last week, we challenged you to implement harsh mid-day light in your photographs. Though it’s a difficult situation to tackle, we were […]

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

Celebrity Photo Leak: Is Poor iCloud Security to Blame?

Celebrity Photo Leak: Is Poor iCloud Security to Blame?

Apple has for the first time acknowledged reports of an untold number of nude or compromising photos allegedly stolen from celebrities’ Apple iCloud accounts. “We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report,” Apple representatives told Mashable. While that doesn’t admit any kind of culpability in the attack, which was first reported […]

Gives even the One M8 a run for its money

Gives even the One M8 a run for its money

As it’s sold only in Asia, the HTC Butterfly series is not as well known as the company’s flagship One M8 or midrange Desire family. The Butterfly S did hit US shores as the Verizon Droid DNA, but it was the sole exception. And that’s a shame. While it still sports a very similar design […]

Drone Reveals the First Stages of Apple’s New Spaceship Campus

Drone Reveals the First Stages of Apple’s New Spaceship Campus

We may have to wait another week and a half to see what Apple has in store with the iPhone 6 and a possible iWatch, but one drone pilot managed to capture at least one Cupertino secret early: the new Apple spaceship campus. Looking like the unearthed remains of a grounded Death Star or the […]

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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Metro Redux muscles in at UK number one

Metro Redux muscles in at UK number one

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Dan Pearson Mon 01 Sep 2014 9:26am GMT / 5:26am EDT / 2:26am PDT Retail Madden also gives strong showing with debut at 6 Koch Media has secured its first number one of 2014 with Metro Redux on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, pushing last week’s top three all down a spot each. EA […]

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CounterSpy review more Austin Powers than James Bond

CounterSpy review more Austin Powers than James Bond

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest in a line of boldly stylised indie games to infiltrate PSN, CounterSpy is a stealth-’em-up set in an alternative cold war timeline where imperialists and socialists compete to launch nukes at the moon. The tone is more Austin Powers than James Bond, though the soundtrack is definitely best served with a shaken martini. […]

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