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Say goodbye to Microsoft's Nokia and Windows Phone brands

Say goodbye to Microsoft's Nokia and Windows Phone brands

By 10 September 2014

Microsoft will reportedly stop marketing the Nokia and Windows Phone brand names this holiday season. GeeksOnGadgets got ahold of an internal Microsoft document that revealed Microsoft's plans, and claimed one of the slides in that document stated:... >>

eBay to accept Bitcoin, Apple Watch could let you tap to pay with Bitcoin soon

eBay to accept Bitcoin, Apple Watch could let you tap to pay with Bitcoin soon

By 10 September 2014

The online currency Bitcoin has just grown even stronger after eBay announced that it will start accepting payments in Bitcoin. The eBay PayPal payment service will allow Bitcoin payments over the coming months as merchants become able to accept the virtual... >>

Website of the day: eBuddy

Website of the day: eBuddy

By 10 September 2014

Yeah, just what you need - another messaging service right? Well, perhaps, yes. There’s been a bit of a backlash against some messaging services recently, with concerns (as ever) about privacy and the selling on of data. And perhaps some players are... >>

Website of the day: Internet Archive Book Images

Website of the day: Internet Archive Book Images

By 9 September 2014

Every now and again, we come across an online achievement so remarkable, that we just have to, er, remark on it. And this is such a case. Kalev Leetaru is an American academic from Georgetown University in Washington DC, and at the flickr.com stream... >>

Website of the day: Wix

Website of the day: Wix

By 8 September 2014

So, what makes a great website? Dazzling graphics? A witty tone of voice? Smooth navigation and effortless mobile optimisation? All of these maybe, but at the heart of every great website is a great idea. Whether it’s an innovative new product, a worthwhile... >>

Website of the day: Webutation

Website of the day: Webutation

By 5 September 2014

OK. So sometimes the sites we recommend here aren't always the next big thing, as suggested. But we always try to find legitimate sites to talk about. But how do we know they’re on the up-and-up? You can probably imagine just how many tips and "hot"... >>

Twitpic is shutting down after six years... and it's all Twitter's fault

Twitpic is shutting down after six years... and it's all Twitter's fault

By 4 September 2014

Photo-sharing service Twitpic has announced it must shut down due to trademark issues with Twitter. In a blog post published on 4 September, Noah Everett, founder of Twitpic, revealed his company will cease operations on 25 September. He said Twitter... >>

Website of the day: Get Paid To

Website of the day: Get Paid To

By 4 September 2014

So, normal life resumes. The kids are back at school, the price of a holiday has dropped dramatically, and the commute is back to standing room only. But one group of people who are probably more than a little relieved are the stay-at-home parents who... >>

Google's Calico health project to open $1.5 billion research center

Google's Calico health project to open $1.5 billion research center

By 3 September 2014

Remember Calico Labs? Well it just kicked off a new effort that'll hopefully one day help fight diseases like cancer. Google gave birth to a new company/project last autumn called Calico, and it's purpose is to do moonshot thinking around healthcare and... >>

Website of the day: Let Toys Be Toys

Website of the day: Let Toys Be Toys

By 3 September 2014

As the new school year starts, a whole new generation of parents are going through the trauma of having to surrender their children to The System. It can be tough, particularly for those parents who have successfully steered their offspring on a particular... >>