How to change your settings to use HTTPS on Twitter – its safer.

I recently explained how to change your settings on Facebook to HTTPS since they added the option due to a hacking indecent, and now finally Twitter has actually added this option for users to always use HTTPS. When a user connects to a website via HTTPS, the website encrypts the session with a digital certificate. A user can tell if they are connected to a secure website if the website URL begins with https:// instead of http:// HTTPS helps to protect your password from being stolen, especially if you are using a public WiFi network When using Twitter.com we could always […]

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Just5 J509 the phone for the elderly – with SOS

When Alex Petrov of Just5 asked me to review a Just5 mobile phone I felt honoured. I’d recently seen an article by Engadget that Just5 were at MWC2011 with a brand new model the CP11 and it looked very interesting. The phone that I received in the post – however, was the cell phone Just5 J509, both utilize the same design scheme, large buttons, loudspeaker and the SOS button, but the CP11 has a  slide out screen. This is a mobile phone for maybe your mum, dad, grandparents, someone that is hard of hearing, with poor eyesight, or even someone special needs. […]

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Missing Facebook Profile Pictures

People are complaining that their profile pictures are not appearing on Facebook or that some application bookmarks are missing – Facebook know about this issue and apparently fixing it . I never understand why this happens to some people and some not. However, never fear Facebook are on it. Brief but true Techminx

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Touchnotes great notes app on itunes

Touch Notes, is a charming new note taking application from Ivango for the iPhone, iPad or iTouch. (iPod Touch). Not to be confused with the Touch Note application that I also love from Touchnote.com for sending personalised cards direct from your iPhone. With Touch Notes you can create different types of notes, keyboard notes, finger notes and even audio notes and send them to Twitter, Facebook or via email. You may have seen my twitter feed today while I was testing it out, it was great fun, and a few people asked me what it was, as they thought it […]

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Going round in Circles

Will Google take on Facebook / Going round in Circles!

What’s going on? We are going round in Circles here!   There has been numerous reports today informing us that Google are going to launch a new social network called Circles. where you will share pics, videos and messages and will be a rival to Facebook. Going round in Circles Many people believed that it would be announced today (Sunday 13th of March 2011) at SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin today. We first read about it on ReadWriteWeb  this morning.   Since then All Things Digital reported that A representative for Google told NetworkEffect unequivocally that no such service is launching at SXSW today. She would not say whether […]

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Who’s viewing your Facebook Profile?

Ok, I feel the need to say this again. Another application is claiming to be able to tell you who’s been looking at your profile.  (see fake page above) This new one, lostcopora claims that it can give you information like this.   My profile stats are: Women Views: 5723 Men Views: 7842 Check yours at – http://apps.facebook.com/lostc opora/   Who’s viewed me? v3.0 New Version – Your Profile Stats: 54% Men and 46% Women. We’ve added new features to v3.0 Who’s viewed me?. You Can’t Escape the EYE! They can’t! I’ve said it before – now, I will show […]

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