Giphy have released a handy Gif maker for Macs
Exactly how is this meant to help me write, huh, Typed?
Apple's killing off Aperture - and they're reminding users that their app is dying...
In the rush to use the latest and greatest software, we sometimes forget that older software still just works.
I'm in an advert. And so is my daughter. And I loved the experience.
Do you remember Quark XPress? How the mighty have fallen...
Skitch arrives on the iPad
Day One is an app for iPhone and Mac. I blame @megpickard for introducing me to this via a passing tweet.
Mainly to save me from losing them when my old PC is taken away and humanely destroyed, to be replaced by a brand new PC to drive my mad…
And this video has been embedded everywhere – but it’s worth watching if you haven’t seen it yet:
Former colleague Ciarán Norris is going to tell us how to listen.
Use your ears?
First up: why should we listen on Twitter? Exponential growth in the last year, for one. We’ve had a growth of people at the creator end of the scale. First you had know HTML, then you had to have a blog, and now you just need Twitter, a mobile phone and maybe a cameras.
And because of that, Google is now your company front page, and other people’s work maybe on the front page and more interesting than yours. Tools like ViralTracker
allow them to follow how pieces of work spread across the web. Delicious
a good way of seeing how people view your brand. Tweetdeck
gives you the ability to understand and monitor Twitter across multiple accounts. Tweetfunnel
allows multiple people to manage one account. Tweetmeme
tracks how links are spread around Twitter. They’re adding analytics (which I’m testing and it’s cool). Twitterfall
, great way to check what people are saying around a brand.
But: some perspective. 2% of Iranians have access to Twitter, so it’s the “liberal intelligentsia talking to the liberal intelligentsia in the west”.
Some good examples: