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  • Blog Post: Finding a Twitter client for Windows Mobile.

    I’ve tried more several different twitter clients on my desktop but I always end up gravitating back to the Web interface – I think mostly because I follow a lot links from twitter posts and with IE7 pro installed (on IE8, despite the name) I can use a “flick” gesture to open a link in a new tab and...
  • Blog Post: A few thoughts on the power of social media

    Back in the middle of October I started writing about couple of big events so-called “world of social media”. One was the reaction to a piece which appeared in Daily Mail about the death of Stephen Gately. On Twitter Stephen Fry showed 140 characters is no bar to a devastating response. “ I gather a...
  • Blog Post: Can Bing do twitter search better than twitter ?

    First off to avoid any frustration, you need to set your country to United States, because this feature hasn’t been rolled out to all the baby bings. The you go to www.bing.com/twitter and put in what you want to search for, you get the most recent tweets, and links which come up in multiple posts, even...
  • Blog Post: Add-ons and plug-ins – do you have a favourite ?

    I was chatting with a couple of colleagues yesterday about internet explorer. Someone grumbled “When people think of browser add-ons they automatically think of firefox, but there are some really good ones for IE”. I have talked in the past about IE7 pro (which despite the name works with IE8). I use...