January, 2011 | iCraigt

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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Gowalla update (3.0.2)


Gowalla just released an update for the excellent iPhone app with bug fixes and performance improvements. Go get it! 🙂 I am @craigt44 on Twitter.

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You get what you pay for


Needing a second iPhone charging dock, I bought this particular product from eBay. It was cheap. £2.19 shipped to my door.  Well, it seems you get what you pay for. From the outset this dock felt much cheaper than the Apple original I have on my desk at home.  Ok, it was 10 times cheaper,…

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Memolane: consolidate & share


On Friday last week (21st Jan) I received a letter through the post from Memolane.  Inside I was thrilled to find some Memolane stickers!  I have promptly affixed one to the lid of my netbook. Memolane is an excellent service that lets you capture photos, music, tweets, posts (and more) and allows you to share…

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QuietWrite


QuietWrite… an online writing tool that, once you start typing, clears all toolbars, icons and unwanted menus and text out of the way leaving you to concentrate on just your writing. It’s great! If you write blog posts or just need somewhere to write without the distractions and clutter of all those adverts and menus…

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TweetSaver Public Profiles


On Friday of last week (7th Jan) I received the email below from TweetSaver (@tweetsaver on Twitter).  My bandwidth has been a little squeezed of late so I’ve only just been able to catch up and read it properly. TweetSaver, for those that don’t know of the service, is a fantastic way to backup your tweets….

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Memolane updates


Meghan Krane (@meghan_krane), the Community Manager over at Memolane, today dropped an email with some much anticipated updates to the excellent Memolane service.  The changes highlighted in the email (see below) are all around privacy settings.  I particularly like the idea of being able to set the privacy settings for individual feeds (services).  One of…

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Why Follow Friday?


I was asked today if I embrace the tradition that is Follow Friday ( #FF or #followfriday if you will) in order to pick up new followers. After immediately responding “no”, I explained that Follow Friday is about tipping the hat to people, organisations and services that are helpful, interesting, useful or just plain fun….

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