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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Smartphone Stats Which Companies Are Winning The Race

By | December 12th, 2013|Categories: Mobile - Reviews and News|Tags: , , , , , |

I always find Smartphone Stats interesting, and Earl Ray of Coupon Audit created this infographic for me to show which companies are winning the race with some interesting statistics taken from many sources, listed at the bottom of the infographic. Surprising Smartphone Stats Its starts of by telling us that there are 4 billion active smartphones in the world, that is amazing as I remember reading last October that the world had just passed a total of 1 billion smartphones in the world. The infographic states that it should take another 3 years to reach 8 billion.  There are only 7 billion people in the world now so this is saying in 3 years there will be another billion people on the planet.  If that is right I can't see that they will all have smartphones, however .. if they could, this would be easily be achievable sooner infact. Another surprising smartphone stat is that a huge 6.3% of smartphone owners are 13-17 years old and only 17.2% are 18-24 years old. I won't carry on telling you what you [...]

Scan Documents & Share Searchable PDF with an iPhone or iPad App

By | November 8th, 2012|Categories: Mobile apps|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Snap2PDF has been developed by Penpower Technology who brought us Worlddictionary  translation and Worldcard Mobile. Snap2PDF is another helpful application which organises documents for you and which will can and convert documents into PDF instantly. Plus some great sharing options How to scan and convert documents into PDF You just take a picture of the document you want to save - or you can get from your storage on the iPhone. You create a category or select one. You can then edit the picture or document  by rotating, cropping, or dewarping - you can also use OCR to recognise text on the page, to many languages. You can then add more pages to this document or if you are finished you can save. You then save it to a destination that you create and add some description. Open a document To open your document you go the catagory you selected or go to all if you can't find it and you can look through your documents which are presented in a book case similar too iBooks Tap on the thumbnail to view the [...]

How to find Parental Controls for Smartphones.

By | October 10th, 2012|Categories: Mobile apps|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

    Creative commons picture - by Enricod - http://www.flickr.com/photos/enricod/6989554817/ October marks the ninth annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, so I assumed there would be a few interesting posts about raising awareness about cyber security. However - Today I read in the Telegraph, that parents are worried that children can get porn on their mobile phones.... While of course I do want our children to be able to use the internet and be safe - I feel this is slightly exaggerated or maybe parents just aren't informed and unaware. When they say mobile phone of course, they actually mean Smartphone - a smartphone is a mobile phone that is built on a mobile operating systems allowing internet connectivity. I don't really want to debate about why on earth these parents would they buy a child a smartphone when maybe the kids isn't responsible or savvy enough not to click things that lead to adult sites, but porn is all over the internet, we know this. If they just had a normal feature phone that just took calls - [...]

Via.me the Social Publishing application available on iPhone now launched on Android

By | September 9th, 2012|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Via.Me, the First App to Offer Photo, Video, Audio Filtering and Sharing to Multiple Social Networks, Is Now Available on Android Via.me is a social media publishing platform created by RadiumOne Labs that has been available on iTunes for Apple iPhone users for over 5 months which has proved very popular by its 1 millions users. And now on September the 4th RadiumOne introduced Via.me for Android on Google play. Even though I'd heard about Via.me I'd not actually downloaded it yet as I already use the very popular instagram and tumblr, and thought Via.me was just a copy of instagram - I had seen someone call the app instagram on steroids and heard people say not another Social Network.  Via.me themselves say that you can use it create your own story board, by creating a personal story or the story of your brand - so there I thought similar to Pinterest.  However after hearing that the application was now launched on Android, I realised it was getting very popular and I thought it was time to try it out.  And I'm so glad I [...]

Need an honest opinion? Ask Opinionaided.

By | November 12th, 2011|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Opinionaided is a mobile social networking application designed for asking opinions and advice to a large community in realtime.   Similar to Quora (which came after)  but from what I've seen it seems that this one is more used by the younger generation for questions such as.. Do you like my new hairstyle?  or Am I good-looking  -  where as Quora is more for business type questions I find.  However you can filter these questions out and just go to a specific topic. Opinionaided was launched in 2010 by founder Dan Kurani and co-founders Mike Melli and Matt Holloway and already has many users. Originally for iphone, ipod, and iPad, but is now available on Android and Online. The interesting thing about Opinionaided is the phenomenal response rate - the first time I used it I asked a pretty lame question and within seconds I had 10 answers!  What networking site can you say that about? Its very easy to use there are five buttons at the bottom of the screen which are Home - Where you get two options - Ask [...]

Blippar – The QR code killer ?

By | October 24th, 2011|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Who or what is Blippar... and why is it going to kill the QR code!? Blippar is a Uk Company that launched its free image recognition application earlier this year in android and apple stores. Blippar™ is the first universal augmented reality platform aimed at advertisers.   Blippar is a new way to advertise or to get people interested in your brand. Its a great way to use marketing and the technology we love at the same time. Blippar call it a little bit of magic in our phones. Turn a real world object in front of you into an interactive experience by using your phone, genius! What it does is similar to the QR code, which I do love - but it is far, far more. The application uses the camera to recognise products. It might be actual bottles and packets or maybe posters, adverts, a building or even your logo on your business card or cup anything in the real word that is blippable you can turn into digital connections, information or interactive entertainment. The list is in fact endless! You hold your [...]

Fix…. My iPhone 3gs won’t restore after iOS5

By | October 17th, 2011|Categories: Tips and Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Did you say this? My iPhone 3gs won't restore after iOS5 My story... After patiently waiting for 4 days for the dust to settle before I attempted to download the  iOS 5 Software Update for iPhone, some iPod touch and iPad . I connected up my iPhone and opened iTunes. I was still apprehensive as so many people have had various problems, like music disappearing, album covers gone, various error messages but then some people said it was all fine and hunky dory.  To be safe I didn't just rush and download the iOS software update - first I installed the updated iTunes, sync'd and backed up the iPhone and making sure everything was up to date, hoping this would help. iOS5 downloaded in about 8 mins and installed really quickly, I thought it was too good to be true when it said iTunes needs to do a restore to complete. It went through the restore process only to come up with a message, saying that this unit could not be restored. Gutted - Try again and it says your phone is in [...]

Apple – Steve Jobs Resigns As CEO

By | August 24th, 2011|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |

Steve Jobs has resigned as the chief executive  of Apple Inc  - Apple are saying that Tim Cook  the previous Chief Operating Officer is taking over his position. This comes after Steve aged 66 has been on medical leave for pancreatic cancer since January. There is a letter on the Apple press info website from  Steve Jobs to the Apple Board of Directors which reads as follows –To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community: I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.As far as my successor goes, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success [...]

Milna – a social media revolution!

By | August 18th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Milna application has been officially launched FREE on the  App store and the Android Market place. Milna was the brainchild of  Prathap Chandran @notprathap who then involved  Aanjhan Ranganathan @tuxmaniac   his now business partner and Milna was born. Milna is a location based social networking service which uses your 3G or Wifi and your GPS coordinates to communicate with fellow Milna users. Say you want to find out what is going on in the local area, or are looking for a job or a great place to eat, you ask the users on Milna. Do what you want to do. Together. Never for a moment think you are alone. You'll be surprised how many people around you want to do exactly what you want to. Milna. Make it happen! Learn Know it from those around you. Just ask what you want to know. And get to know. Share Sometimes you wish someone shared your dream. Someone who you could sit down over coffee and discuss how you want to make a difference. Do it. Explore The locals know the best. So [...]