How to turn off Twitter 3.2 Push Notifications – iPhone

As you may of heard Twitter Inc, has released an update to its iOS App for iPhone, iPad, and iTouch which includes push notifications. Read more from @ammojoe on CNet here   I’d never tried push notifications before on my iPhone, it just didn’t appeal to me. When I’m on twitter I’m “on twitter”, which to be fair, is pretty often, so I don’t miss much. However lately I have wondered if someone has replied, or wanted me for something, etc., so I decided that push notifications would help this constantly having to “check twitter”. (Not that I am addicted or anything!) : )If you […]

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Facebook’s ‘new’ messaging system.

What it means in brief. Seamless Integration. 1. Seamless messaging  – integrated: Facebook chat, email, IM and SMS- “mix and match”, just one click to decide how you will send or reply to any format of message.  2. Conversation history – Not entirely a new idea but again, integrated. Keeping all of your conversation streams together. 3. Social inbox  – containing 3 boxes Messages (from your important contacts)   Other (from not so important contacts)  and Spam – (Thats for spam)  you can decide who fits where and filter it as you  like. It’s not email but it is email.  Says Mark Zuckerberg. […]

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The Orange Great Balloon race is off! #balloonacy

After waiting for what’s seemed weeks after signing up for the Orange Balloon race across the internet, created by Poke –  we are off!  I’d been excitedly looking at the preparing to launch screen since about 5pm GMT today and finally the contest started at about 7.30pm this evening (2 hours after it should have due to unforeseen bugs).Whats it all about?  Andy Whitlock – Creative Director of Poke explainshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd3-Va5ePwk Offical website here.  http://www.playballoonacy.com/  #balloonacy How to get involved Go to the link above.  Then you need to sign up and choose an animal shaped balloon  – you choose from a dolphin […]

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Bulk Delete DM’s

People are always asking me or asking on Twitter of a quick way to bulk delete DMs, as its rather tedious to delete them one by one.  I’m always giving out the link, so I this maybe more helpful. What you need is DM Whacker.   From @dacort DM Whacker is a brilliant little bookmarklet that deletes all of your direct messages from your profile. It definitely works in Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari, not sure what others.  There are various options  All DM’s All sent All received DM’s from a certain user Or in advances features DM’s containing a […]

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iPhone Alarm Bug Problem – Solution.

Have you been waking up late in the mornings because of the iPhone alarm going off an hour late?  (Now, there’s a good excuse for a lie in.) There have been lots of complaints on Twitter and assorted websites about you late risers the last couple of days.  I don’t know how you all manage with just one alarm anyway – I have to have at least two!  I use this  🙂  After the first Monday morning with no alarm, there was a work-around given from various sources to delete all alarms set before the Daylight Saving Time change and reset […]

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