The Top How To Searches on Google

As my “How To” blogs always seem get a lot of interest from Google searches – I thought I’d try to find out The top how to searches on Google. So, I hoped over to Google Tops trends, which shows you the most searched items of 2014. Google tells us we searched trillions of times in 2014! How fascinating is that!  Its hard to imagine now, what we did before Google, we would have to look in a book, buy a book or even go to the library to look up the information we needed. Or if it was something more technical such as How […]

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Automated personal assistant ClickHook

Recently I was asked to beta test the Automated personal assistant ClickHook – I wondered what on earth it was all about so I signed up.  I love a new app or platform and I love beta testing to help out.  And just sometimes I feel compelled to write a blog or a review about the subject, to help or inform my readers of great things, just like now. ClickHook was founded by Dave Vass and his Partner Rajeev who although are from Canada and India respectively have been working together for sometime. ClickHook has only been around for 4 tiny […]

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Your desktop version of Skype is being retired

Is your desktop version of Skype is being retired?!  People are getting emails saying that Skype are retiring their version of Skype and they are concerned that these emails might be a phishing email, scam or virus email.  Its good that people are concerned, you should never click links that ask for your passwords or to download, without checking first. Skype Email – Your desktop version of Skype is being retired The email reads like this We are now retiring older versions of Skype and it appears that you’re currently using one of these. To continue signing into Skype on your desktop you’ll need to […]

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Twitter Growth Hacking Tool

What Twitter growth hacking tool is this I hear you ask – Well I recently told you about Jooicer the new Twitter tool which you can use to add some Jooice power to your twitter account and I just needed to update you.  Its still in Beta/Alpha unsure which but they are updating like crazy and we need to keep up! Updates on Jooicer The founders Bartolome and David Rodriguez have been implementing changes, changes that users have suggested or updates that they already had planned but not managed to find the time yet – Well, they found some time […]

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Learn to Code with Codecademy

With Codecademy you can really learn to code for free, Codecademy have web based platform and a mobile app that actually teach digital skills. Codecademy was founded in 2011 by Ryan Bubinski and Zack Sims and now has over 24 million users globally. This platform certainly gives you the building blocks to become a coder, even schools in the UK are using it now to help kids understand coding.  Codecademys aim is to reduce unemployment around the world by helping to supply skills needed. Someone actually suggested the program to a friend as a joke a while ago – and […]

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Where do you get your news? #scredible

There have been many reports out recently telling us that 30% of people get their daily news from Facebook.  I think probably the figure is much higher when you include all of the social internet.  There is no need to buy a newspaper anymore when all the news we could ever need is at our fingertips. This got me thinking, where do you get your news? How can you Find News I personally use Google News which often takes me to the  BBC website and a few others for specific news – or if I’m mobile I’ve recently stuck to […]

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