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MACWORLD – Complete guide to using the iOS App Store for iPad and iPhone

I gone done some words for Macworld about how to use the Apple App Store to find stuff. It is, at the time of writing, a bit broken. #protip Use Google Advertisements

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THERANKTANK – Smart TV Buying Considerations

I wrote a brief comparison piece for a new UK based consumer site, TheRankTank, on what to look for when you’re buying a next generation/’smart’ TV. I speak briefly about 4K/Ultra HD (4196 x 2160) , BluRay, 3D, ‘conventional’ HD, and … Continue reading

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LATESTGADGETS – The Exciting World Of No Cost Electronica

A tutorial / roundup article for latestgadgets.co.uk on the best music production freeware; covers DAWs, VSTs, AUs, plugins and sequencers. After many years of experience trying almost everything free, I whittled the list down to what is basically the best … Continue reading

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YAHOO UK NEWS – Timelapse Photography and Triggertrap Mobile, a ‘how to’ guide

” Time-lapse photography is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much lower than that used to view the sequence. When played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and … Continue reading

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YAHOO UK NEWS – 5 Free Alternatives to Photoshop for Mac

Just like on Windows, you can try and get around the fact that Photoshop is hella expensive by using various free, open source alternatives. Here’s 5 for OSX. It was a real pain getting this list up to 5, as … Continue reading

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YAHOO UK NEWS – Low Light Smartphone Photography

Since I wander around at night shooting random people and things on the street with my iPhone (yes, I do this, and it often makes for good shots), I got to write about it for Yahoo. I went to town … Continue reading

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YAHOO UK NEWS – 5 free alternatives for Photoshop for PC

A short guide for PC users on free alternatives to Adobe’s Photoshop. True, everybody loves Photoshop for everything but it’s pretty expensive if you take the honest approach to acquiring it. These days though there are quite a few Open … Continue reading

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YAHOO NEWS – iPhone Eye Scope: A how to guide

I stuck my iPhone on a tripod and attached a lens to it to see what would happen… …And suddenly, like magic, I could do more with my iPhone camera! The results were interesting, not spectacular. I wrote about it for Yahoo … Continue reading

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YAHOO UK NEWS – Twitter Management Comparison

Nerd level: OVER 9000!!!!!!!!!! A piece on social media management for Yahoo UK News. I use Hootsuite for everything, but tested two competitors to see if they could surpass it. The verdict? Seesmic came pretty close. Tweetdeck didn’t. If you are … Continue reading

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YAHOO NEWS – Top 5 utility applications for Facebook

A piece for Yahoo News about ‘timeline integrated’ utility apps for Facebook. Utility apps are defined as apps that are generally useful but not in a specific category. The article covers things like Foursquare, Branchout, Causes and Goodreads. All are … Continue reading

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