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4 invaluable apps to reunite you with your lost or stolen tech

May 8, 20110 Comments

At one point or another, all of us  have lost one or more things close to us. The stress and distress caused by the misplacement of an iPhone, or Android or indeed a digital camera is all too familiar for a geek. Thankfully, technology has got pretty smart, and leaves digital footprints which can be […]

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21% of Irish internet users use LinkedIn every month

April 26, 20110 Comments

According to a report published today by global statistics company Comscore – more than 1 in 5 (21%) Irish users use LinkedIn ever month, placing Ireland as the country with the 2nd highest global penetration of this social networking site in the world. Ireland came 2nd only to the Netherlands, which had a penetration of […]

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6 apps that are killing the business card.

April 12, 20113 Comments

The humble business card. Revered by designers, lusted after by business people. Are they just a bit old fashioned now? Or will we still be swapping contact information on cardboard for years to come? This collection of some of the web’s coolest identity based startups are sure looking to change all that, with centrally, easily […]

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35+ tips and tricks for sexier Google analytics reports.

March 20, 20118 Comments

Google Analytics is a fantastic product and I use it personally on a daily basis without fail. There is however a wealth of data hidden behind its reporting tools if you can just manipulate it the right way. This collection of tips, tricks and reports should hopefully get you off to a flying start in that regard, and should showcase just how flexible and powerful Google Analytics can be

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The app is dead, long live the web app.

March 18, 20114 Comments

The recent gold rush of companies implementing native mobile applications largely reminds me of the desktop application market about 10 years ago. History, it seems, is in the current process of repeating itself, and the benefits and lessons we’ve learned from the growth and adoption of the humble web  application seem to be largely forgotten. […]

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9 content curation tools that better organise the web.

March 10, 201111 Comments

Numerous content curation platforms, tools and websites are emerging at a rate of knots in 2011, making sense of the social web, and the mountain of content to be consumed. Here’s a collection of some of the standout startups.

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Antenna – your cross platform radio station for the web.

March 9, 20110 Comments

URL: http://bcdef.org/antenna/ Internet radio stations are numerous, but shouldn’t finding them be a tad easier? With the thousands of them to choose from, I often find ourselves returning to the same old tried and tested web apps for my music fix. Until now. Using the cross platform Adobe Air platform, Antenna is a desktop app […]

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How to extract video from Vimeo

February 26, 20114 Comments

Vimeo is a bit of a pain to extract the underlying video from. If you are looking to redistribute on YouTube and other video platforms this tutorial post shows you how.

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UK Crowdfunding website – Crowdcube launches.

February 15, 20110 Comments

Whilst many crowdfunding websites revolve around arts and music ventures, Crowdcube concentrates solely on equity for new business and startups.  It’s also one of the few startups in the UK provide crowdfunding services. If you fancy yourself as the next Peter Jones or Theo Paphitis, you can browse multiple profiles and business opportunities from companies seeking investment, […]

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7 of the best online collaborative drawing tools

January 22, 20118 Comments

Sometimes, the best way to communicate with someone else is to get out a piece of paper, and draw something out in black and white. The web makes collaborative communication easier than ever before, and now you don’t even have to be in the same room as the other person to show them exactly what […]

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