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June 19, 2014
by Neil Turner

Twitter adds support for animated GIFs

Yesterday, Twitter quietly announced that animated GIFs could now be uploaded using its native image hosting system on In the past, any animated GIFs would have become static only shown the first frame. Instead, anyone wanting to include an … Continue reading

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

December 18, 2013
by Neil Turner
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App of the Week: Buffer

This week’s app is Buffer for iPhone, which allows you to schedule posts to your social networks so that they are posted at regular intervals throughout the day. Buffer currently supports Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ Pages and, and posts … Continue reading