Monday, October 18th, 2010
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One of the main reasons for the popularity of the iPhone and iOS devices, is becuase of the huge and diversified collection of third party apps (both free and paid). While Apple’s success this year has been one of the highlights of 2010, the Cupertino has now another reason to celebrate as the app store has reached 300,000 applications.
According to VentureBeat Apple’s App store has now a total of 300,975 applications including 94,147 free apps.
Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
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Despite the fact that Firefox is the most customisable browser, Google Chrome is ahead in terms of speed and simplicity. It is also getting increasingly popular as of late, with more and more useful extensions and plug-ins being added. However, there are some tips and tricks you can use to make the most of the Google Chrome browser. We’ve picked the Top 5 listed below.
1. Browse Anonymously in Google Chrome
Thursday, July 1st, 2010
More than one billion iPhone apps have been sold throughout Apple’s iTunes store so far. There are hundreds of useful apps out there (they can tell you of a nearby restaurant, improve your productivity, help you procrastinate and multitask etc) but many other apps have very little point to them. Some are so strange and weird that you may wonder why the developers wasted their time and enerygy (and your money in some cases) into making them in the first place.
Here’s a list of top 5 weirdest iPhone apps out there.
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Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
It seems offline social interaction is now going to be the ‘new thing’, replacing online social communication (however, online social interaction will be needed to make the offline gathering happen!) . Springwise has a list of five online services for getting together offline.
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Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
There are many software companies that offer free versions to download. These normally contain the most basic features of the package that can be helpful, informative and save you a lot of time and hassle in the long run. In the following list I’ve picked out my own favourite free software packages that I use.
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Monday, June 28th, 2010
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Many of us use smartphones more than our desktop or laptop computers nowadays, a general trend that seems to be increasing all the time. The iTunes store has several iPhone apps to enhance your productivity, but you have to dig really deep into that ocean of apps to come out with some really good ones. Christina Warren from Mashable has done that just for you and has compiled a list of 5 iPhone apps to boost your productivity. (more…)
Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
Applications and games have played a major role in Facebook’s success and one of the reasons why it’s banned at a majority of workplaces. Facebook games are the perfect place to procrastinate online. While there are thousands of applications and games available on this social networking site, very few could challenge the supremacy of Zynga; the biggest name in Facebook gaming (it introduced Farmville last year). Here’s our pick of the top 10 games for getting your Facebook game on.
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Friday, June 18th, 2010
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Everybody seems to be planning barbecue parties and outdoor concerts with the arrival of summer. Gone are the days when you had to phone a long list of friends and loved ones or send them printed invitation cards. Technology and social networks have made life simpler. The CNN has a list of four ways you can “send digital invites without being obnoxious”. You can use email, Facebook, paperless post and mass texts.
Check out the full details here. Have fun!
Thursday, June 10th, 2010
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A hard drive has the shortest life expectancy of all components, but when it inevitably fails, it’s always when you least expect it. You might notice it takes a bit longer to boot, or there’s an occasional click that just doesn’t sound right, but it’s still a surprise the day your computer fails or a certain partition of your hard drive gets formatted.
Is it still possible to recover the data even after the hard drive has been formatted or damaged? Well, this depends on what exactly has happened with your drive. However, it is safe to assume that with following a proper method, you will be able to retrieve at least part of your lost data. Follow the tips below to recover your hard drive data. (more…)