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Snow photos: Five top tips for great shots in the snow

Snow photos: Five top tips for great shots in the snow

By 18 January 2013

The snow has caused havoc, but before the sun rears its head you'd better grab your camera and get shooting. The snow makes for some great photo opportunities, but also some tricky shooting experiences. Here are five tips to help you take some great pictures,... >>

Britain goes MMS crazy in the snow

Britain goes MMS crazy in the snow

By 2 December 2010

Figures released by Vodafone have revealed that we're just crazy for sending pictures of the snow to our buddies. Over 750,000 pictures were taken and sent by MMS from Vodafone UK customers on 1 December, as people woke up to Winter Wonderland scene in... >>

Twitter #uksnow map makes reappearance

Twitter #uksnow map makes reappearance

By 16 December 2009

For the second time this year, #uksnow is rising fast up Twitter's trending topics list as flakes come pouring out of the sky across the south of the UK. Fortunately, Ben Marsh's brilliant tracking map is still operational, and so Twitter users have been... >>

Twitter users brave snow for Twestival

Twitter users brave snow for Twestival

By 13 February 2009

Twitter users braved the snow and cold in London to celebrate the second Twestival meet up in the capital city on Thursday. Around 700 fans of the micro-blogging service pledged support in Shoreditch, East London. Elsewhere, Twestival meet-ups in over... >>

Kodak launches Snow Stories website

Kodak launches Snow Stories website

By 6 February 2009

Kodak has announced a new partnership with Rossignol that will help skiers heading off to the Alps and Pyrenees to get the most out of their experience. Snow Stories is a new website that features information and insider guides on Europe's biggest ski... >>

Google charts UK snow fall

Google charts UK snow fall

By 5 February 2009

Google's Lat Long blog has caught up to the fact that the UK appears to be in the grip of a cold snap and has highlighted some "My Maps" showing snow accumulation, and reader pics of snow scenes. We brought you news on Monday of Twitter user Ben Marsh... >>

Five snow gadgets to enjoy the winter wonderland

Five snow gadgets to enjoy the winter wonderland

By 2 February 2009

Okay, we got the Tweet. It has snowed in the UK today, but how are you best going to enjoy it. Here are five snow gadgets for either this time if it lasts that long, or next time so you can be prepared. Snow ball fight anyone? Grippers Useful if you aren't... >>

Snow causes 1086 mile tailback

Snow causes 1086 mile tailback

By 2 February 2009

TomTom has said that users of its satnav devices managed to avoid the jams caused by the heaviest snowfall in 13 years in the UK that wrecked havoc on Britain's roads this morning. According to its traffic monitoring service, TomTom HD Traffic, that is... >>

Twitter mashup lets you map #uk

Twitter mashup lets you map #uk

By 2 February 2009

A programmer has developed a Twitter Google mashup to allow Twitter users in the UK to track, what is being called, #uksnow. The website which takes snow reports from Twitter users based on postcode and a snow rating out of 10 is then automatically mapped... >>

Snow delays trains, even on the Internet

Snow delays trains, even on the Internet

By 2 February 2009

"Trains delayed due to weather" is the usual excuse from the train companies around the UK, however it's not something you expect to hear when you try and access a website. It seems, though that the National Rail website has been inundated with so many... >>


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