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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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Twitter takes on Instagram with new integrated image filters, Digital Digest

Twitter takes on Instagram with new integrated image filters

Just days after Instagram announced that they had withdrawn support for Twitter’s card feature, Twitter have retaliated by rolling out their own built-in image filters.

By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 11 December 2012 at 2:59 pm

New YouTube redesign unveiled, with a focus on subscriptions and original content, Notebook

New YouTube redesign unveiled, with a focus on subscriptions and original content

Google are currently rolling out a brand new YouTube redesign, taking design cues from Google+ and the latest YouTube mobile app. What do you think?

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 7 December 2012 at 6:11 pm

Inspiring Teenager from Sierra Leone turns trash into technology, Notebook

Inspiring Teenager from Sierra Leone turns trash into technology

Meet Kelvin Doe, an inspiring 15 year old from Sierra Leone who repurposes rubbish to create his own electronic gadgets.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 5 December 2012 at 8:00 am

New SoundCloud design goes live for all users with a plethora of new features, Digital Digest

New SoundCloud design goes live for all users with a plethora of new features

SoundCloud is rolling out a brand new design for its web client today, with a plethora of new features and a greater focus on content discovery.

By | Digital Digest, Music, Science & Technology | Tuesday, 4 December 2012 at 12:58 pm

New Apple iMac hits UK stores tomorrow,  but 27 inch model still set for December release, Digital Digest

New Apple iMac hits UK stores tomorrow, but 27 inch model still set for December release

Apple’s newly redesigned iMac will be available to purchase here in the UK from tomorrow (November 30th), but supplies will be significantly constrained over the holiday season.

By | Digital Digest, Notebook | Thursday, 29 November 2012 at 12:46 pm

Google Play Store gets the Google+ treatment, all future reviews now require profiles, Notebook

Google Play Store gets the Google+ treatment, all future reviews now require profiles

As of today, all future reviews placed on the Google Play store will only be published when tied to a valid Google+ profile. Both your full name and profile picture will be displayed alongside the body of your review.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 27 November 2012 at 2:47 pm

Nexus 10 orders shipping within 24 hours, despite stated 2-3 week delay, Notebook

Nexus 10 orders shipping within 24 hours, despite stated 2-3 week delay

Nexus 10 orders placed as early as this week on the UK Google Play store, are already being delivered to customers, but this does not necessarily mean Google have caught up with initial orders.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 23 November 2012 at 8:00 am

Spotify confirm they are beta testing a browser-based web app, Notebook

Spotify confirm they are beta testing a browser-based web app

Spotify has started beta-testing a brand new browser-based version of its popular music streaming client currently available on both Windows and Mac computers.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Thursday, 15 November 2012 at 4:56 pm

Google Nexus line-up sells out in minutes, Notebook

Google Nexus line-up sells out in minutes

Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 and 3G enabled Nexus 7 tablets managed to sell out in the UK, US and several other countries in a matter of minutes. More stock is expected in the coming weeks.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 at 3:07 pm

UK retailers slash £20 off 32GB Nexus 7 price, Notebook

UK retailers slash £20 off 32GB Nexus 7 price

Comet and Currys are currently selling the 32GB Nexus 7 for as little as £179.99, while Google offers £40 refunds to disgruntled customers who purchased the 16GB model ahead of the recent price drop.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Monday, 12 November 2012 at 4:20 pm

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