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Alex Masters is a technology journalist, podcaster and blogger based in the UK. He is a serial technology geek with a BA in Multimedia Design from DeMontfort university. You can follow his online escapades on Google+

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Interview with SoundCloud’s Alexander Ljung, Bytesize

Interview with SoundCloud’s Alexander Ljung

I was recently fortunate enough to get the chance to sit down with Alexander Ljung, founder and CEO of SoundCloud. For those of you not familiar with the service, SoundCloud is the web’s largest online audio distribution platform with over 30 million registered users, hosting content that reaches more than 180 million people per month.

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest | Friday, 3 May 2013 at 1:00 pm

A closer look at the Google Glass experience, Bytesize

A closer look at the Google Glass experience

Google has released a video showcasing Google Glass’s initial features, user interface, and the overall experience of using Google Glass in everyday life.

By | Bytesize | Wednesday, 20 February 2013 at 1:30 pm

Step aside Gangnam Style, it’s time for the Harlem Shake, Bytesize

Step aside Gangnam Style, it’s time for the Harlem Shake

Over the last few days a crazy new viral trend known as the Harlem Shake has been spreading across the internet. So what exactly is it?

By | Bytesize | Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 2:05 pm

Teenage genius Jacob Barnett wants you to stop learning and start thinking, in this inspiring TEDx talk, Notebook

Teenage genius Jacob Barnett wants you to stop learning and start thinking, in this inspiring TEDx talk

Meet Jacob Barnett, a fourteen year old autistic astrophysicist with an inspirational outlook on education and creative thinking. Yes, you read that right, 14!

By | Notebook | Thursday, 7 February 2013 at 5:19 pm

Three UK promises 4G access at no extra cost, pending spectrum auction results., Bytesize

Three UK promises 4G access at no extra cost, pending spectrum auction results.

Three UK has announced plans to offer 4G LTE access to its customers without increasing the price of its tariffs. Will other UK carriers follow suit?

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 at 11:47 am

Twitter experiences yet another outage. Are we relying too much on tweets?, Bytesize

Twitter experiences yet another outage. Are we relying too much on tweets?

Should we really rely on Twitter as much as we do? Today’s ‘fail whale’ return seems to suggest otherwise.

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest | Thursday, 31 January 2013 at 6:09 pm

Rdio offers six-month free streaming but how will it fare against the mighty Spotify?, Bytesize

Rdio offers six-month free streaming but how will it fare against the mighty Spotify?

Rdio, the ad-free music subscription service popular in the US, has launched a six month free trial for International listeners, but how will it fare against the mighty Spotify?

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest | Tuesday, 29 January 2013 at 7:31 pm

Watch out Facebook, Google+ is now the world’s second largest social network and it’s growing fast!, Bytesize

Watch out Facebook, Google+ is now the world’s second largest social network and it’s growing fast!

Figures from Global Web Index now track Google+ as the second largest social network in the world, with 343 million monthly active users. Can Facebook fend off competition from Google?

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest | Monday, 28 January 2013 at 4:24 pm

Twitter launches Vine – a six second video sharing service, but is that really long enough?, Bytesize

Twitter launches Vine – a six second video sharing service, but is that really long enough?

Does Twitter’s Vine app have what it takes to become the Instagram of video? Or is six seconds just far too short?

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest, Science & Technology | Friday, 25 January 2013 at 2:28 pm

Google updates image search with inline previews and faster performance, Bytesize

Google updates image search with inline previews and faster performance

Google’s desktop image search receives a UI overhaul starting today. The update include faster results, inline previews and a more intuitive design.

By | Bytesize, Digital Digest | Thursday, 24 January 2013 at 1:41 pm

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