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App Updates for iOS8

Rebecca Sturgess Apple, New Technology 0 Comments

We all know iOS is out (if you don’t, you must be hiding under a rock – see our earlier posts here and here for more info) and with the (rather large) update comes more updates for our favourite apps, including all the biggies – Twitter, Facebook, Rightmove, Spotify and Amazon, just to name a few. iPhone and iPad users …

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Lost in Translation?

Rebecca Sturgess Blog, Business News 0 Comments

I was quite surprised to see that Chinese company Alibaba is gearing up to hit the US markets this week; whilst the main site, Alibaba.com is a website I’ve seen on my travels around the web, it’s never struck me as a website to actually use – it certainly is the biggest business I’ve never heard of! Considering many are …

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My iOS 8 Gems

Rachel Tierney New Technology 0 Comments

So, at exactly 6.01pm last night, I was ready to download the latest Apple iOS offering – iOS 8. After freeing up nearly 5 GB in order to actually start downloading, the two hour process began. At just gone 8pm, I was in iOS heaven, playing around with the new features and settings that have been applied to my trusted …

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The Latest Offerings from Apple

Rachel Tierney New Technology 0 Comments

As a self-confessed Apple fan, I spent all of yesterday eagerly awaiting just what would be unveiled at the Flint Center, California, USA. And of course, I was not disappointed. From U2 storming the stage and announcing that for everyone who pre-orders the new phone, they would be given an advance copy of their new album, via iTunes naturally, to …

Very Pinteresting!

Rachel Tierney Pinterest, Social Media, Update 0 Comments

Latest News: If you are a Pinterest fan, like we are here at Seriously Helpful, the latest Pinterest update will allow you to connect further with like-minded people as well as to see content that you probably wouldn’t have before and also perhaps also discover new likes! The latest update, which introduces topic categories, will be a massive boost to …

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Increase in Government Twitter Data Requests in 2014 – will it continue?

Rachel Tierney Social Media, Twitter 0 Comments

The first half of 2014 has seen an increase in the number of requests government officials have made to Twitter seeking user data or even the removal of some content. During the first 6 months of the year, Twitter had over two thousand requests from government bodies with regards to data, mostly in relation to criminal investigations. This was a …

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The Most Social World Cup Ever!

Rachel Tierney General, Social Media 0 Comments

On the 8th July, the World Cup delivered something that was practically unthought-of. Germany absolutely annihilated Brazil, who were of course hosting the huge competition in the semi-finals of the global tournament. What happened in the game was completely astonishing, both on and off the field and had football fans across the world completely gripped. Records were broke socially on …

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Google’s Billion Dollar Plan

Rachel Tierney Google, New Technology 0 Comments

According to The Wall Street Journal, Google is set to spend in excess of $1 billion on launching its very first Internet-beaming satellite fleet. Google has decided to start the program off with around 180 smaller satellites that will orbit the earth at lower altitudes than the more traditional satellites currently in the skies above. This means that Google will …