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RSS feed tweeks to enhance reader experience & promote traffic to your website!

Real Simple Syndication (RSS) allows site owners to automatically syndicate their content to readers in an easy to read format. For the reader this is content delivered to their inbox or reader! In many instances this is a reverse of roles, the content is coming to the reader, not the reader to the content. The […]

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iPhone Apps for the serious iPhone addict!

In my usual style of listing the greats, here is a small list of great iPhone applications, I have slanted this a bit to include Irish applications, listing is not my preference just the way I did the list. Eirtext Pro Looking to send FREE SMS messages? Using the data connection and your allocation of […]

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One quarter of all tweets generated by bots!

It turns out that 24% of all tweets are not generated by people, but rather by bots! But not to worry, these are not all spam bots. You might even be using a ‘bot’ yourself! You know, those wonderful tools that allow you to send out a tweet when you post to your blog. That is […]

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Boards.ie Are the moderators fair?

Being a moderator on any forum can be difficult – it is a hard job, but what about one of the most popular sites on the internet boards.ie. I do think boards.ie is a wonderful site, one of the best in Ireland! This poll is to find out user views on the moderators. Feel free to take […]

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OIO Publisher

If anyone is interested in a really great advertising system which can be fully integrated with WordPress, or used on its own, will handle payments and would like it for a discounted price. Read on… I have been offered 8 USD off the retail price for OIO Publisher for anyone who wishes to use it. […]

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iPhone 3Gs initial review

O2 Ireland recently launched the new iPhone 3Gs (and no… I did not get one), I have to say some of the changes to the hardware and software – version 3.0 – are an exciting step forward for the device. However I really was expecting something special this year in terms of device design. But […]

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What happened when Hitler got 3 Mobile broadband!

This had me in stitches, he has a point thought – Broadband my arse!

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Automatic Direct Messages on Twitter

I am not sure about you folks but I find it a little annoying when you follow someone on Twitter, and you get an obviously automatic direct message (which also hits your mail box). This morning alone I had three waiting for me. I am just getting into twitter, so maybe it is something you […]

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RIP Majel Barrett Roddenberry

Majel Barrett Roddenberry, the widow of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, has died. She was 76. Roddenberry, an actress who appeared in numerous “Star Trek” TV shows and movies, died Thursday of leukemia at her home in Bel-Air, Calif., her representative said. At Roddenberry’s side were family friends and her only son, Eugene Roddenberry Jr. […]

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Oh Christmas Tree…!

I’m always called upon to put up the Christmas Tree in my family’s house. I’m told this is because, I have a knack for it, but I strongly suspect it’s because nobody else in my family wants to spend an afternoon separating tangled Christmas decorations, bits of broken sliver balls, and of course the completely […]