PushBullet: View your phone comms on the big screen

Since embracing IFTTT, WeMo et al I’m always on the lookout for new services that can relieve the everyday tech tedium. Enter (most lately) PushBullet. When I arrive at work I’d love to get all my Twitter, Google+ etc notifications on my desktop, read them, and mark them as read without having to dig out Read more about PushBullet: View your phone comms on the big screen[…]

Is our love with online services tainting our social networking? Or, the evils of social automation

While Twitter is still about people, almost despite the marketeered-to company follow-zombies, more of us are (perhaps unwittingly) shooting ourselves in the foot on Twitter in much the same way. Twitter is full of company and marketeering follow-bots. You know the type – at best they look like interesting accounts and you follow them, only Read more about Is our love with online services tainting our social networking? Or, the evils of social automation[…]

AdWords Policy changes – let the gaming commence

There’s a policy change on the horizon for Google AdWords. I just galanced at it, and bits of it certainly raised my eyebrows. Examples of products or services that enable dishonest behavior:¬†Hidden or “secret” surveillance devices; hacking software or instructions; services designed to artificially inflate ad or website traffic; fake documents; academic cheating services I Read more about AdWords Policy changes – let the gaming commence[…]