Twitter Announces Official Support For Tweetstorms

Recently, Twitter gave us a huge shock by doubling their 140 character limit to 280. And as we recover, another shock comes full-on: Official Tweetstorming support. In case you didn't know, Tweetstorming is a technique of breaking up one tweet over multiple tweets to do one of two things: Portion tweets into different bits (like … Continue reading Twitter Announces Official Support For Tweetstorms

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Tell On The Textperts With This New App

Wanna tattle on those who nearly crash into your car when texting? There's an app for that. Texting and driving are a problem. Self-described "Internetainers" Rhett and Link made a very good video about the problem, involving two drivers (Rhett and Link) who distract themselves from driving, call themselves "Textperts" and repeatedly assure the viewer … Continue reading Tell On The Textperts With This New App

Minecraft Story Mode Pronounced Ready For Linux Release

The myth "Linux can't game" has been abolished many times. And now, there's another new kid on the block. Or at least there would be, but for the evilness of a gaming company. Does anyone know about Minecraft: Story Mode? You don't? Well, I don't have time to tell you about it, so I'll just point you … Continue reading Minecraft Story Mode Pronounced Ready For Linux Release

Google Allo Web (Finally) Realesed

Yup. Allo on the Web is finally here. Finally. Ever since Nick Fox, head of Google Allo, tweeted a screenshot of Allo on the Web, all Google fans (myself included) have been watching with bated breath, watching, hoping, longing for Allo's web interface. Unfortunately, it wasn't what I thought it would be. Shame. Hold it. Let me … Continue reading Google Allo Web (Finally) Realesed

Why every bad speller should be using Grammerly

I discovered Grammarly while aimlessly shopping on the Chrome Web Store, and I never looked back. Here's why: Grammarly was started in 2009 by two dudes named Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn. It is a truly awesome piece of software, which, as well as checking spelling, it checks words against over 250 grammar rules, and it … Continue reading Why every bad speller should be using Grammerly

Microsoft releases a new app for people who can’t see their iPhones

A couple of days ago, Microsoft released an accessibility app for the blind. It harnesses basic AI tech to utilise your iPhone's camera and do stuff like recognise people's emotions. It will be able to do many cool and helpful things, such as read books and documents to you, and identify stuff by the barcode to … Continue reading Microsoft releases a new app for people who can’t see their iPhones

Ubuntu Is Now On The Windows Store

Yes, you heard me right. Ubuntu is on the Windows Store, just as Microsoft promised at Build 2017. If anyone here remembers (well, I do) Microsoft announced that Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE would all be sold on the WIndows Store come the Fall Creators Update. Well, I'm pleased to say that Microsoft have kept their … Continue reading Ubuntu Is Now On The Windows Store