Apps

MusicQubed aims for forgotten fans priced out by streaming music services

MusicQubed aims for forgotten fans priced out by streaming music services

Digital music in 2014 tends to divide between three main strands: Apple’s iTunes and other download stores; streaming music services like Spotify, Deezer and Rdio; and YouTube or Vevo for music videos. In other words: a market split between people buying individual song or album downloads; people paying £10 a month to stream anything they […]

Comixology tells customers their comics are safe after Amazon acquisition

Comixology tells customers their comics are safe after Amazon acquisition

Amazon has purchased digital comics firm Comixology for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced on Thursday night. Comixology is the biggest provider of digital comics, selling content from four of the big five US comic publishers – only Dark Horse holds out – through its own app, as well as more than 70 other publishers […]

Social TV app Zeebox relaunches as Beamly to lose ‘male geeky’ image

Social TV app Zeebox relaunches as Beamly to lose ‘male geeky’ image

UK-based social TV app Zeebox is rebranding itself as Beamly, as part of its efforts to show it’s a mainstream product rather than just a Twitter-savvy TV guide for geeks. The company – which launched in 2011 and now has 2m monthly active users – is relaunching its website and iOS and Android apps today […]

Games

Chatterbox: Tuesday

Chatterbox: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday.

CCP drops into red, losing $21m in FY 2013

CCP drops into red, losing $21m in FY 2013

By Dan Pearson Tue 15 Apr 2014 1:44pm GMT / 9:44am EDT / 6:44am PDT PublishingDevelopmentFinancial RD expense spike thought to be written-off costs of World of Darkness CCP Has recorded a loss of over $21 million for financial year 2013, a considerable drop from a profit of $4.6 million the previous year. Revenues for […]

"Games making should appeal to children as much as games playing"

"Games making should appeal to children as much as games playing"

Few people have spent as much time on the front lines of industry and education than Ian Livingstone. Having spent years lobbying the UK Government to improve the curriculum dictating computer sciences, and succeeding, Livingstone is founding his own school, taking the task of educating even more personally. At that school, Livingstone hopes to integrate […]

Social Media

Coachella’s Top 5 Most-Tweeted Moments: Surprise Cameos Steal Show

Coachella’s Top 5 Most-Tweeted Moments: Surprise Cameos Steal Show

Coachella‘s first weekend had no shortage of surprises. Those unexpected moments incited quite the buzz on Twitter, where attendees in California and people watching live streams from afar on YouTube posted more than 1.6 million tweets about the action from April 11 to April 14. See also: 7 Emotional Moments From Nirvana’s Hall of Fame Induction […]

A Social Media Marketing Song Sounds Like an Awful Idea (But It’s Catchy)

A Social Media Marketing Song Sounds Like an Awful Idea (But It’s Catchy)

Finally, a theme song for all the social media marketers to rally around. Mary McCoy, an employee of Continuum Managed Services, recently performed a little ditty titled “Lets Get Social” at the Social Media Marketing World Conference in San Diego. (We’ll ignore the fact that this conference exists for the time being; there are more […]

A-List Investors, 1 Million Downloads: Is Selfie App ‘Shots’ For Real?

A-List Investors, 1 Million Downloads: Is Selfie App ‘Shots’ For Real?

There are two days that Shots CEO John Shahidi says he will never forget. The first happened in December of 2011, when Shahidi was still running the mobile gaming company RockLive. He woke up to find one of his company’s top mobile games, Heads Up, had crashed inexplicably. After quickly scanning Twitter to see what […]

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

These Modular Cabinets are the Coolest Way to Display Precious Things

These Modular Cabinets are the Coolest Way to Display Precious Things

There’s a case to be made—recently by designer Martino Gamper (and me)—that shelving is the most personal piece of furniture you own; a functional place to store your stuff that also puts it on display. The Room collection, by Kyuhyung Cho and Erik Olovsson, might be the most fun modular system I’ve ever seen. The […]

Apple CarPlay Coming to Pioneer In-Car Systems This Summer

Apple CarPlay Coming to Pioneer In-Car Systems This Summer

The reach of CarPlay, Apple’s in-car app system, will extend even further than before, thanks to a new arrangement with Pioneer. Soon, when Pioneer users plug their iPhones into their vehicles, CarPlay will automatically launch and offer access to its full suite of apps. See also: Watch Apple CarPlay in Action “By providing an aftermarket […]

Hands-on with the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e, in both Windows and Chrome OS

Hands-on with the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e, in both Windows and Chrome OS

Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (Chrome, touchscreen) 3 Related Models Where to Buy Pricing is currently unavailable.

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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Transgaming gets into publishing

Transgaming gets into publishing

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Brendan Sinclair Tue 15 Apr 2014 7:05pm GMT / 3:05pm EDT / 12:05pm PDT TechnologyPublishing Mac technology house now handling all aspects of bringing successful PC titles to Apple platform Toronto-based Transgaming has been helping publishers bring their PC titles to Apple’s Mac platform for years, but the cross-platform tech provider is stepping up […]

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Dyson Imagines Massive Floating Rubbish Vacuum to Suck up Man’s Plastic Crap

Dyson Imagines Massive Floating Rubbish Vacuum to Suck up Man’s Plastic Crap

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

James Dyson’s sketched out the idea of a new form of sucking machine, one so large it requires a barge to house it. The idea being to set it free and let it “mine” rivers of all the floating plastic junk that’s been chucked into them since man first invented plastics. The potential M.V. Recyclone […]

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