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2nd Aug 2013 08:40am
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dhRadio Released

When it comes to things I use on my laptop, I am very picky about how many tabs are open or how many things are clogging up my taskbar and one of the things I do like doing is listening to the radio (an amazing piece of technology that just seems to keep getting better), however if I listen to the radio on a website then that's an extra tab open. If I listen to the radio through the UK Radio Player application, that's an extra program open in my taskbar, and because one of... [read more]

3rd Jul 2013 09:30am
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Oh Hello, Android Studio

Now how on earth did I miss this puppy? Well that's twice this week I've missed out on knowing something about Google (This and also my quick US Weather Alert system for tornado watches and tornado warnings - will post about this at a later date though)

Now when I'm fiddling around and programming for my Android phone, I usually use Eclipse as my IDE and use it with the Android SDK (API Level 8 and API Level 15 for Android 2.2 and Android 4.0.3 respectively), however upon searching around the internet for some tutorials... [read more]

3rd Jul 2013 07:30am
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Twitter Series: #2 Setting Up Your Application

Hopefully, you're all running on Twitter's API v1.1 now, as explained in the previous post.

Ok, right. So now to start things off, you will need to head over to the Developers section of Twitter and at the top click the "Sign In" option. Enter your login details as they are for Twitter normally, then you will need to authorise Twitter's Development page to allow you to continue, then once you've authorised it, you will be able to create your first application.

Once everything is authorised, you will be sent back to... [read more]

17th Jun 2013 05:32pm
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Twitter DM's Keep Disappearing?

Twitter DM's Keep Disappearing

Are you seeing that you've got a DM ("Direct Message") on Twitter, yet when you check it there's nothing there? Or when you go to re-read one of your DM's it's no longer there? Well there's one reason as to why this will happen that not many know about.

The Sender Deleted The Message Their End

Twitter works much different to how other websites internal messaging systems work. Normally if you delete the messages in your inbox, then they just go from your side. However with Twitter, the DM also removes it from the other... [read more]

26th May 2013 01:43am
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Sky Android Apps Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

Sky Android Apps HackedIt's only recently been reported by Sky, that a numerous amount of their Android apps have been hacked and replaced on the Google Play Store. As you can see from the screenshot to the side, it's a group calling themselves the Syrian Electronic Army. At the time of writing this up the affected apps are Sky Go, Sky+, Sky WiFi and the Sky News app.

Sky's official support account (@SkyHelpTeam) has advised people who have these applications installed on their Android devices to uninstall them and they will... [read more]