Friday, July 27, 2012

Finding the best music

Nokia Music is an app that works for Windows Phone 7 as a music manager and Pepper which calls itself "the Facebook of live music" allows check-ins, photos and status updates to all be tied to a venue or particular gig.
To get creative with your Facebook timeline there is now an automatic movie maker at Timeline Movie Maker.
If your favourite kind of pie - or pi - is the numerical kind, educational films can be found on Numberphile.
Twitter has launched a new events feature, Hashtag Pages, and partnered with Nascar (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) to bring tweets and photos from drivers, fans, pit crews, celebrities and the media together.
And Stiktu lets users stick things to objects in the real world, leaving invisible markers behind for others to scan and discover.

The Olympic race online

The National Archive's online Olympics collection contains hundreds of historic documents and images relating to the Games.
If you are in the capital itself at any time during the Olympics, Get Ahead of the Games offers news and advice about roads and public transport around all venues.
If trains are too crowded then cycling could be the solution. Some of the smartphone apps to help find bikes available to hire are, for Apple's iOS, London Cycle and for Google Android, Cycle Hire Widget Lite.
Visit Stratford will explain information about visiting the Olympic Village area.
For live streaming action and additional content, BBC Olympics is a free app, with an international version without streaming video.
Another way to watch the competition on the move is the Eurosport Player app.
Finally, the official Olympic Athlete hub provides a way to connect with athlete's social accounts.











Monday, February 20, 2012

View My TV



This global television portal allows you to tune in to certain channels from around the world and watch TV through your web browser.
You can access the content by genre, or look up programmes from a particular region and country.
The service is completely free as it uses an ad-based business model, so you do not even need to create an account to start watching.
You can also embed each channel in your website and blog, or watch it on your mobile phone.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Sugarsync

Sugarsync.com is a cloud storage service which syncs your documents to any web-connected computer or smartphone.
You can share files with invited collaborators - the software is certainly much easier to set up than a home network.
Sugarsync has the benefit of an incremental changes feature which means any tweaks made will not require the whole file to be uploaded again.

Thickbuttons.com

This free app changes the size of the keyboard buttons on a touchscreen handset depending on what you are typing.
Thickbuttons.com is an Android app, and the nearest found for the iPhone is Shapewriter.com
It lets you write in broad sweeps across the virtual keyboard instead of little taps - predictive programming assesses the word you are trying to write by the movement of your finger.

iType2go

Fun app iType2go enables iPhone users to see what's ahead through the camera while typing on the virtual keyboard.But I certainly would not recommend composing an e-mail as you walk along the high street.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

TASTE KID

TASTE KID (www.tastekid.com) helps users discover new clothes, films or music they might enjoy.
Look up a CD in this site, which looks like a search engine, and it offers recommendations based on similar purchases by other people.
There is even a free iPhone app so you can browse suggestions while you are on the move.

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