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General Life Web

My Twitter Follow Rules

It has been a while since I started using twitter, over 5 years (February 2009) according to twitter – around about the time I purchased my first Smartphone (HTC Dream). Back in the day it wasn’t so popular so I didn’t really think much about who I should and shouldn’t follow. I barely tweeted back then either however I used read twitter during my commutes to and from University. The more popular it became, the more people started to follow me and consequentially I would follow back if I knew them or were particularly interesting. It got to a point where I had so many tweets on my timeline that I needed to do something about it. Unfortunately this meant I couldn’t be on “#TeamFollowBack” anymore. So I started to be rather selective as to who to follow consequentially out of experience of twitter, became rules.

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Android General Life Technology

Why I have never purchased an Apple Product in my life

With Apple seen as the premium product for the professionals, the eye candy for non-professionals and the status for the rich, I would say that I would probably fall into the first category as I am a programmer/developer. However, I have never had the need to purchase an Apple product. Before I get into this, I would just like to point out that this is not a competition between Apple and the world as I do believe they have a place in the market however I do think there are better and cheaper alternatives than the Apple product and the other products will meet the needs of most people out there.

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Technology Web

A successful website is not all about the looks

Now that I am gaining a lot more experience with web development I am slowly covering over all the factors that can affect or assist the performance & exposure of a website to make it a successful website. Typically, a client who doesn’t know much about website but requires a website to be built will only focus on the look of the website and as important as that is, it shouldn’t be the number 1 priority. Once it is successful such that you have the visitors coming on to your and the image of your website & brand is important then you may splash out on a super funky website.

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Android Review Technology

Apple iOS Passbook vs Near Field Communication (NFC)

If you know me, you probably know that I am not really much of an Apple fan & I usually write posts complaining about what Apple are doing and what people buying Apple products are thinking. However, although it’s quite rare, I do sometimes like the odd few features they release in the next iOS update or iPhone announcement. This time around, with iOS6, I am pretty fond about the new Passbook feature. I am not too fond that the iPhone 5 does not come with NFC though. Nevertheless, both Passbook and NFC serve a similar purpose – to identify or grant access to something. So what do I mean about this?

iOS6 Passbook on iPhone 5

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General Life Technology

Online Privacy – Self Contributed Data

This is the second part of the Online Privacy series. I suggest you read the introduction before reading this but that’s up to you.

Self-contributed data can be the holy grail to a Private Investigator if you are something like a “tweetaholic” (compulsive twitter user) or a facebook addict. Although facebook has privacy settings, if this isn’t set correctly then it’s as good as publicly broadcasting your life. I know that adjusting your privacy settings can be a painful and confusing experience.