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Get locals to tell you what's good through social networks

I have a friend who runs a cafe locally and I checked out the online reviews for the place the other day. They varied from ultra-complimentary (probably written by themselves) to ultra-critical (probably written by people from rival cafes.) To be quite honest, it didn't tell me much about the place. The whole concept of reviews needs to be thrown back on the people that matter most - customers - and Sooligan is a social review site with a difference. It takes it's 'reviews' from the comments on the pages of social media to give you a much broader overview of the localized places around ...  More

Sooligan May 9th 2013

Is Windows 8 up to the hype or just another Mac clone?

It used to be that any release of a new operating system by Microsoft was an event that would be shouted from the rooftops. Who remembers the heady days of Windows 95 when stores opened at one minute past midnight to queues of hundreds of geeks ready to be enlightened. For the last few years Apple Mac have been the top dogs and grabbed all the headlines. Steve Jobs sad passing was the Tipping Point that sent apple into overdrive with tablets and mobile touch technology revolutionizing how we interact with our computer. Now some say that for the last few years that most of Microsoft's ...  More

My Windows 8 Nov 9th 2012

Make learning times tables a lot more fun

While no one wants to rob kids of their childhood years there is little doubt that the earlier they start learning the better. And, while many parents spend a lot of time reading to their children and starting them off on the road to learning simple words, it's often math that gets left behind. You only have to look at some of the Asian countries who grasp the math concept far quicker than their western counterparts to see how important it is later on in life. Back in the 'old days' times tables were learned on a rote basis with children remembering tables by endlessly speaking...one two ...  More

Times Table Match Sep 12th 2012

Affordable website builder thats great for small business

While I'm certainly not calling this website design builder 'websites for dummies' it does impress with its pure simplicity. WebStart Today is literally a do-it-yourself website solution that specializes in providing small businesses with a very affordable way of announcing their online presence. With this easy to use web design app you can choose from thousands of great designs and SEO friendly content in a step-by-step process without any great technical skills needed at all. They also offer free websites published on a shared domain name  as well as several well priced paid ...  More

WebStartToday Aug 28th 2012

Animate your football obsession and support your team

Now that the Olympics are over it's time to get back to the real thing. Don't get me wrong, the sight of Usain Bolt and Mo Farah setting London on fire will remain with me and  all sports fans for a long time, but there is nothing like the passion and rivalry of team sports to stir the emotions. With the European Football and, specifically the English Premier League, just about to kick off now might be the time to take your support to another level with FANiGRAM. This free sports entertainment application lets you create short completely personalized animated videos supporting your ...  More

FANiGRAM Aug 14th 2012

Design, trigger, geolocalize, customize and analyze your email marketing campaigns

Email advertising has lived for the last few years, rather unfairly i believe, with the word spam stamped firmly across its forehead. But it seems a little pedantic to single out this excellent advertising service when we are bombarded with ads right, left and centre everywhere we look. Especially when it has proven to be so successful.  EmailIt is an easy to use and highly professional email marketing application that let's you create, send, track and analyze sophisticated email campaigns. With so many new online (as well as land based) competitors trying to capture your customers ...  More

Email It Jul 29th 2012

An essential free plagiarism checker that every student needs

You used to be able to get away with a bit of plagiarism in your text or document writing but not any more. If you knowingly copy someone else's work the chances are it will be picked up by a program like Plagtracker so it would be wise for you to get there first and check your own work before anyone else gets a chance to. This free writing and education application is specifically designed for students to check their work before handing it in and getting that big red mark on the assignment they've spent so much time on.   In this technological age a plagiarism checker is essential ...  More

Plagtracker Jun 23rd 2012

Hip-hop, R&B, soul and reggae on your iphone

Time for the boys in tha hood to stand up and pay attention. HoodHype Show is a completely free magazine style music application for iPhone that is dedicated to spreading the word about the independent voices from the underground of hip-hop, R&B, Soul and reggae. This worldwide production of emerging artists and solid gold stars is now available for iPhone and provides podcasts and live music, news and  interviews with some of the hottest independent music on the Internet.   The HoodHype iPhone app was developed for listeners of the HoodHype Independent Hip-Hop Talk ...  More

HoodHype Show May 29th 2012

Design your own website cheaply and simply

Free Web Design Apps seems to tell one side of it's story in it's name. On the one hand, it's a free set of web design tools to put together a quality website with minimum effort and precious few design skills. But on the other hand it provides a paid version that offers a very professional all-in-one website builder with domain name services, unlimited hosting, customized branding, consultation and over 2000 designs and 120 pre-built website templates that make it a very easy way to get started.   Here is a set of free website design tools for the curious and brave. With the free ...  More

Free Web Design Apps Mar 11th 2012

A reminder tool you will use every day

We rely on our memory so much, don't we? But between our work life and our leisure time there are just so many things to remember yet we admonish ourselves when we forget a birthday or forget to pay a bill on time and incur a penalty fee. So why put yourself through it when there are productivity tools like ReminderGuru available to remember for you. But this one doesn't just remember - it will send you an email or an SMS to remind you to buy that present for your Auntie Doris or pay that Amex bill on time.   Reminders are a necessity solution to successfully navigating today's ...  More

ReminderGuru Jan 23rd 2012

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