Facebook is now “Trending”?


OK, I always seem to go on a rant about Facebook’s new features when released. Some are good, some not so good but one new feature they released earlier this month is “trending” content. This can be popular articles that are posted by Facebook users (trending articles), popular videos (trending videos), you get the picture.…

Google Search Feature: Best Guess


I was looking around for release dates for a few different things today and noticed a new search feature on Google which aggregates information from a number of different sources and gives you a ‘best guess’ as to an answer. It works the best with release dates (as shown below) but on further experimentation it…

Do We Really Need Twitter?


OK, first things first. What the hell is “Twitter”? Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters, informally known as “tweets.” What is a “Tweet”? Tweet: A post on twitter So, we know what Twitter is and what people do on there but is it…

The History of the Internet


The “History of the Internet” is an animated documentary which discusses the origins of the modern Internet. If you’ve ever studied computing or have an interest in technology chances are you’ll already know quite a bit about the Internet, including how it all started but if not, take a look at this film its very…

Google’s Image Revamp – Search, Mail, What’s Next?


You may have noticed over the last few weeks that Google have been progressively rolling out changes to the look of many of their core services, namely search and mail. They are going for a cleaner more minimalist look and while this whole approach is something that Google has been known for over the years,…