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December 26, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Ranking messaging apps by how much I use them

Between the likes of WhatsApp, BBM, iMessage and various others, there have never been more ways to send short text-based messages to each other. I’ve been using instant messaging services since 1999, when my parents first signed up for dial-up … Continue reading

September 4, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Google Authenticator update – good news, bad news

At long last – over a year! – Google has updated its Google Authenticator app for iOS. This is the app that lets you use two-factor authentication with Google and other third party services. The update is mostly good news … Continue reading

April 2, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Transitioning away from Google

In light of Google’s decision to shut down Google Reader – and yes, I’m still bitter – it’s fair to say that I’ve been re-assessing how much I rely on Google’s services. If Reader can be shut down, then what … Continue reading