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Get on the LoveGov political bus

Thank goodness that LoveGov isn't the personal app of disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. Instead, with a US election just around the corner in November, LoveGov is a non partisan news and US politics application that features a whole heap of powerful tools to aid and inform the politically active and those that wish to be. This free networking app helps you stay abreast with issues, nationally and locally, that are going to help you to form your voting habits come years end.   At LoveGov the aim is to create powerful tools to streamline the process of being politically ...  More

LoveGov Jul 16th 2012

Making recruitment more relevant

I wonder how many of you out there have applied for a new position and been absolutely amazed that you weren't even in consideration despite the fact you have delivered a brilliant resume and were well qualified for the job? It may not be any fault of your own because sometimes the recruitment process leaves a lot to be desired and, not only are you left out in the cold but your potential employers miss out on your services. ShinyNeedle is a new kind of employment application that turns the whole recruitment process on its head by asking its recruiters to post job descriptions with ...  More

ShinyNeedle Jul 14th 2012

Put all your favorite feeds and social media in one easy to read place

Rolio is a social media monitoring application for the person with either a lot of fingers in a lot of social media or someone who is short of time. And, while it is easy to see the point of amalgamating all your favorite feeds into one app if you are a social viewer, Rolio will prove itself to be a very useful set of tools for businesses monitoring their product in real-time over a wide range of websites as well as Facebook and Twitter.   More

Rolio Jul 14th 2012

A better, multiplatform search engine

When it comes right down to it, wordonthewire is a search engine application that allows you to display results from multiple platforms in a single search. So why not just search Bing or Google, you may ask? Well the answer to that question  is that if you are looking up a specific topic,  wordonthewire gives you a much broader and more refined search results. While it doesn't look like its going to be too impressive on first look, this free search engine and browser displays surprisingly good and varied results for your pet subject.   Got serious research to do? Itching for ...  More

wordonthewire Jun 14th 2012

Find out and comment on political issues that affect us all

Try to ignore it if you like but politics are more a part of all our lives these days than ever before. What Obama and Romney do and say is plastered all over our newspapers, the Internet and TV screens that it's impossible to ignore the issues that come up. So how do you form your opinions as to who is the best candidate and the issues and positions you believe in. Politix is a free news and politics application that delivers polls and crowd sourcing information so you can make the best and most informed decisions about who should be running the country.   Politix is a fun and easy ...  More

Politix Jun 9th 2012

Hear all your feeds and news on Android

You might have seen a review on FeedMyApp recently for a social news narrator called Hubbub for iOS that let's you listen to your social network feeds rather than having to read them. IHearNetwork is the Android equivalent. This news, sport and entertainment application not only let's you hear your Facebook and Twitter feeds but also let's you tap into custom channels to quickly hear all your other news rather than having to read them.   iHear Network is the first social news narrator for Android. It lets you listen to updates from your Facebook and Twitter feeds or use the custom ...  More

iHear Network May 10th 2012

All the news you need in real time

If you are a bit of a news junkie like myself then XSOAR is a free social news application that will keep you informed and amused for a long time. It's a veritable mine of real-time photos, video clips and news items that can be delivered in a fast or a slow stream for your quick perusal of a more detailed viewing. The constant stream of incoming information across multiple categories can be viewed, voted on and commented on or you can add to the stream yourself and have your message sent around the world in seconds.   XSOAR is a news platform which inverts the paradigm of how you ...  More

XSOAR - The Latest News May 5th 2012

Keep up to date with all your gadgetry

So, you think you know about your gadgets do you? Well, I'll let you into a little secret. Things are moving at such a ridiculously fast rate these days in terms of technology that it's hard to keep up unless you have your finger well and truly on the pulse. Drippler is a free gadget recommendation and information application for Android that delivers personalized updates on the gadgets that you can't live without. It helps you make the most of the gadgets you do have whilst making sure you don't miss out on any new and valuable content.   Drippler is the ultimate information source ...  More

Drippler May 2nd 2012

Your social and professional network for iPad

While Facebook and Twitter continue to fly the flags for the most popular social networks after hours it's Linkedin that is proving to be the big gun during working hours - and it is only going to get bigger. Just in case you have been living under a rock for the last few years, Linkedin is THE professional social network that serves as your personal assistant during working hours. Linkedin for iPad is a totally free and newly designed member of the Linkedin family that follows on from iPhone, Android and Mobile Web versions and takes full advantage of iPad's Multiple-touch and brand new ...  More

Linkedin for iPad May 1st 2012

Geolocate and map your tweeting friends

Streamd.in is a localized geolocation app for Android, iPad and iPhone that attempts to take your Twitter account to a different level. It focuses tweets emanating from specific places the world over and delivers them complete with location map and, as an added bonus, you can even chat and video chat with your fellow tweeters. You can browse tweets from your local neighborhood or concentrate on a specific city or any countries around the world.   Streamd.in for IOS and Android is a free and easy to use browser-based and geolocation based Twitter client. The primary focus of the app ...  More

Streamd.in for iOS & Android Apr 17th 2012

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