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Taking the site in a new direction

  It’s time to take last place on the net in a new direction. Sam and I haven’t been posting to the site over the last few years. This has been for a number of reasons: Our day jobs changed significantly Family growth (I had a second child) Neither of us have been using jailbroken… Read more »

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Siri overhauled and coming to the iPad

One of the key elements of Apple’s WWDC keynote was making a big deal about the improvements made to Siri. We’ll look at those improvements in a moment but not before we’ve touched on the delicious news that Apple will make Siri available to the iPad in iOS 6.

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Facebook integration finally comes to iOS

When iOS 5 was launched last year there were lots of questions asked about why Facebook wasn’t deeply integrated into the firmware in much the same way as Twitter was. Apple is tight lipped at the best of times, and the reasons why it didn’t make the cut have never been revealed publicly. Fans of Facebook will be pleased to know that iOS 6 will feature Facebook integration and much like it’s Twitter cousin, it’s deeply integrated.

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Mountain Lion Developer Preview Version 4 Released

The MacBook refresh and iOS 6 were hot topics at this year’s WWDC keynote event however news also came of OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 4 being made available to the Mac Developer Community. Similar to the iOS 6 Beta 1 release unless you are a registered developer you won’t be able to download and install the latest beta software legitimately.

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Native iOS 5.x Facebook photo uploads with FacebookThis

A recent nugget of delight comes in the form of FacebookThis. Quite simply, once install, it adds the ability to send a photo straight to Facebook from your camera roll. It’s free and available to download from the BigBoss repo, which is, by default, installed on all jailbroken iDevices.

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10,000 tweets: A look back across the journey

On a journey (thumbnail)

On a rare visit to the standard Twitter.com website I noticed I was fast approaching the 10,000 tweets milestone. Seeing that figure got me thinking about my own personal Twitter journey, and what better way to do that but in a blog post?!?

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How to: Use Twitter to get better customer service

Customer Services Rep

Customer service, pretty much the number one key factor for any business, but so often just the words displayed on a sign above a shop counter where you typically go to get refunds or exchanges.

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Living in an always connected world

Network lead

We’ve seen a huge shift within the last ten years, and more specifically within the last 2-5 years, with regards to the volume of people who are participating in what’s fast becoming an always connected and “on” world.