INSTAGRAM: Americans like taking photos more than tweeting now

So it's official (at least in the US), we now like taking photos and filtering the bejeezus out of them more than we like tweeting mundane stuff about our breakfasts and offices. Research from ComScore shows that Instagram has more than 7.3 million daily users in the US compared to Twitter's mere 6.9 million. It's…

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Becca CaddyINSTAGRAM: Americans like taking photos more than tweeting now

Connected Health: This week in health and fitness tech

The health and fitness tech market is growing rapidly, from wearable tracking devices like the Fitbit to more obscure medical gadgets that could have a big impact on those living with disabilities. Each week we'll be bringing you a round-up of the best from Connected Health, our sister site that's dedicated to the world of…

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Top 10 new Samsung Galaxy S3 cases and accessories

We collected together some of our favourite cases for the new iPhone 5 earlier in the week and lots of you got in touch and reprimanded us for being so Apple-centric, so here we go, an equally awesome collection of cases for the Samsung Galaxy S3. Enjoy. Related: Ten great apps to download onto your…

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Becca CaddyTop 10 new Samsung Galaxy S3 cases and accessories

TalkTalk launches (kinda) free YouView boxes & Joanna Lumley re-enacts famous TV moments

We're unsure as to how many launches digital terrestrial TV service YouView has had now, but at the latest 'official' launch Shiny Shiny and Tech Digest were treated to national treasure Joanna Lumley appearing to beat the hell out of the original Austin 1300 car used in the famous Fawlty Towers sketch (actually she wasn't…

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Becca CaddyTalkTalk launches (kinda) free YouView boxes & Joanna Lumley re-enacts famous TV moments

Search.xxx: Just what we needed, Google but for porn

If you're an internet regular then you'll know it's really hard to come across porn online. In fact any kind of sexual content, ads about gambling, tweets about One Direction and cat videos are few and far between at the moment. SEND MORE. PLEASE. Therefore it makes complete sense that we'd need a search engine…

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Google adds underwater "street view" to Maps

In a bid to prove just how much better Google's mapping services are compared to Apple's, the company has decided to say "Pfft, maps of the land? We now own the sea bitchez. Yeah, THE ACTUAL OCEAN. SO THERE." Google's popular street view service is no longer constrained to actual streets, but now delves down…

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Foursquare adds crazy stalker feature to its location service

The nature of location tracking service Foursquare has always invited criticism that it's solely designed for stalkers or sad people to keep tabs on their friends and family. Well now it seems it'll become even more of a haven for creepy behaviour given that it's just introduced a new "always on" notifications option, which allows…

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Becca CaddyFoursquare adds crazy stalker feature to its location service

FACEBOOK: What does the (maybe fake) private message leak teach us?

Yesterday the whole of the world imploded when Metro France reported that old private messages are now appearing on user's timelines for all of their friends to see. OH DEAR LORD. Although the rumours began over in France it wasn't long before people from all over the globe were scrolling back through their timelines (most…

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Top 15 new iPhone 5 cases and accessories

The highly anticipated iPhone 5 was officially released in stores last week or sent out to those who had been busy pre-ordering online. But now you've got your shiny new handset, how should you dress it up to ensure you keep it looking smart and not getting smashed when you chuck it on the floor?…

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Tech dominates UK CoolBrands list: Apple, YouTube & Twitter

Every year the CoolBrands survey compiles a list of, you guessed it, super cool brands in the UK and this year tech dominates and Apple knocks Aston Martin off the top spot. The CoolBrands survey asks a number of key influencers and 3,000 regular people to rate a list of top brands based on a…

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Becca CaddyTech dominates UK CoolBrands list: Apple, YouTube & Twitter

Connected Health: This week in health and fitness tech

The health and fitness tech market is growing rapidly, from wearable tracking devices like the Fitbit to more obscure medical gadgets that could have a big impact on those living with disabilities. Each week we'll be bringing you a round-up of the best from Connected Health, our sister site that's dedicated to the world of…

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Becca CaddyConnected Health: This week in health and fitness tech

Scientists confirm keeping your ex on Facebook is a bad idea

You've had your heart ripped out and stamped on by another human being, or you've been the one to do the ripping and stamping yourself, and although there might be serious things to think about like who gets the Xbox, how do you tell your parents you're an emotional failure and how do you split…

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Becca CaddyScientists confirm keeping your ex on Facebook is a bad idea

Gangnam Style breaks a Guinness World Record for awesomeness

Unless you've been hiding under a rock over the past few weeks you'll have listened to, laughed at and danced around to Gangnam Style, the music video featuring South Korean rapper Psy, that's taken the internet by storm. More than 227 million people have viewed the video now, but according to Mashable today it's broken…

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Becca CaddyGangnam Style breaks a Guinness World Record for awesomeness

Not Your Baby street harassment app tells you how to respond to scumbags

A new app has been developed by Canadian charity METRAC (Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children) to empower women to respond to situations of sexual harassment wherever they are. You simply select who it is that's harassing you, where you are and the app will serve up random suggestions about what to…

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Fifty Sheds of Grey becomes a hard (sweaty, filthy and manly) back book

Ever since the world went crazy for Fifty Shades of Grey, its dirty sex scenes and terrible TERRIBLE metaphors for naughty bits, a range of parody TV shows, songs, eBooks and Twitter accounts have cropped up to take the mickey out of the saucy trilogy. However, the most popular parody Twitter account has to be…

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Becca CaddyFifty Sheds of Grey becomes a hard (sweaty, filthy and manly) back book

Moo buys Flavors.me to sort out your online identity too

The super cool print company and business card specialists over at Moo are all set to buy up equally cool home page creator Flavors.me, so they can ensure we have the best possible visual identity both online and offline. London-based Moo allows you to print all kinds of things for you or your business, like…

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Becca CaddyMoo buys Flavors.me to sort out your online identity too

Photo printing and sharing service Keepsy comes to the iPhone

We've written about photo printing and cool-book-making service Keepsy a few times in the past for our "awesome things you can do with your Instagram snaps" round-ups and it's a firm favourite in a sea of similar offerings. Well now this week Keepsy differentiates itself from the competition that little bit more, because it's launched…

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Becca CaddyPhoto printing and sharing service Keepsy comes to the iPhone

Is RebelMouse the social media hub we've been waiting for?

Looking like a Pinterest for your personal and branded social media platforms, RebelMouse aims to gather most of your digital footprint in one handy place for others to see (Facebook, Twitter and Instragram for now but we expect them to tie in other channels as the platform matures). Besides the initial questions surrounding Facebook and…

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Elisabeth EdvardsenIs RebelMouse the social media hub we've been waiting for?

YES WORLD: App erases all mentions of Chris Brown from the internet

Do you ever take a long, hard look at the world around you and wish terrible things like starvation, murder and Chris Brown were just no longer on the planet? Well, we can't help you with the first two (not yet anyway), but luckily there's now an app to kid yourself into thinking violent scumbag…

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Becca CaddyYES WORLD: App erases all mentions of Chris Brown from the internet

Why is the Twitter redesign so focused on photos?

Yesterday Twitter rolled out a new redesign focused solely on photos and a number of changes have been made to the way we display our recent snaps, use them to make our profiles look better and upload them to the site. The most noticeable change is the introduction of a new header photo (look at…

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Becca CaddyWhy is the Twitter redesign so focused on photos?