Microsoft Windows Live Messenger – MSN is Closing down

Microsoft’s Windows Messenger or MSN Messenger as we used to know it –  is shutting down its instant message service on the 15th of March 2013 after 14 years. Email from The Messenger Team  We are retiring the existing Messenger service globally (except for mainland China where Messenger will continue to be available) and bringing the great features of Messenger and Skype together. Update to Skype and sign in using a Microsoft Account (same as your Messenger ID) and all your Messenger contacts will be at your fingertips. You’ll be able to instant message and video chat with them just […]

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ChatWing – Real time Conversations on your Website or Blog

 Chatwing – Live Chat!  I’ve been looking in to this new tool – Chatwing by Lujure which originally was/is an application that extends widgets to Facebook pages.  You can now Embed the ChatWing Shoutbox on your website to give your visitors a real-time communication tool.  Your very own website chatroom! Free Application  Its so simple to get and its free  – You just create your account here http://chatwing.com/ and then embed the code as a widget on your website or blog – I just used a text widget. Put the code on – and after a few minutes the chat box appeared. This could […]

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It wasn’t me! Twitter admits to unfollowing for us

Twitter has confirmed that there is a known issue which seems as if it is unfollowing our followers. Well, what they actually say is that it just appears that your friends have been unfollowed but really they haven’t.  However this doesn’t explain why you cannot dm users that you know that you were following previously. The first comments on this page from this Twitter support blog are 6 months old, of which there are 345 comments – so I assume thats how old the post is but still we have this problem. People say a fix is to reload the […]

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Don’t give up! New Year’s Resolutions [Infographic]

It seems that New years resolutions are made to break, a little bit like rules! We seem to set ourselves impossible tasks or too many at once. We are 10 days into 2012 now… How are you doing with your 2012 resolutions? If you said you were going to Eat Healthy Food and went out for a huge steak and chips this weekend, does that mean you’ve failed as this infographic suggests?  No, of course not – it just means you tripped up along the way. Besides you can have a treat now and then, ok it was a little early into […]

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ZenOK Offer Free Online Backup with 21GB storage

ZenOK  was founded by Ron Hessing in 2005 on the belief that data is the most valurable asset people and businesses own today. ZenOK have recently increased their free back up from 2GB to 21GB of storage. “Online Backup for everyone! It is free and remains free, forever!” Ron Hessing – Founder (August 15th, 2011) ZenOK is an experiment in a new kind of Online Backup built on the idea that you should never have to lose your documents, spreadsheets and photos (again), and you should always be able to access the file you want. I know the feeling of losing important […]

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How do you know who to follow on twitter?

How do you know who to follow on Twitter?

  Do you find it as difficult as me to find like minded people to follow on Twitter ? Yes, Twitter has a search and there are various websites and lists all over the internet, some of which are helpful, but it still takes a very long time to trawl through all of the people to find the right connections for you, if you are particular like me.  How do you know who to follow on Twitter? He are a few sites to check out. Edit – 2016 – Some of these sites have changed slightly – but I’ve left them here […]

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