Closure of Google Reader Make the switch before 1 July 2013

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With the closure of Google Reader don’t forget its vital to swap over to a new reader today. (Sunday 30 June 2013)

I would suggest Feedly which is a free service together with Mr Reader £2.49 from the Apple App store together they are the perfect team.

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I recommended this wonderful article to help you make sure you move all your feeds across to Feedly from Google Reader before this closure on 1 July 2013.

This free step by step guide was written by Ed Dale and I think it explains everything perfectly.

Step by step guide to transfer your Google Reader to Feedly.

This will be downloaded as a pdf which is so much better to store and read.

I have already moved across so make sure you do today (Sunday 30 June 2013) before it’s too late.

 

 

Blogger: WordPress Theme of the Week #1

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WordPress is an amazing platform for people who want to get into the website game. Many of the biggest blogs and websites in the world now use WordPress as a way to manage their site, as it is very easy to operate and has almost limitless possibilities in terms of design. Sony, Playstation, CNN are just some of the popular brands that use the CMS service, which is also used to manage Geeks Have Landed.

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Zach Braff’s Film Receives $2 million on Kickstarter

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The hilarious Zach Braff has successfully reached his $2 million funding goal for his new film project ‘Wish I Was Here’, a follow up to the magnificent Garden State, which was also written and directed by the Scrubs actor. Braff launched the project on Kickstarter, after seeing how successful the Veronica Mars movie project became earlier this year.

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My Week With… Facebook Home

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For the past seven days, I have been using Facebook Home, the social network’s home replacement for Android, which pushes people ahead of apps. So far, the only device which comes pre-installed with Facebook Home is the HTC First, which in reviews around the web has been praised for allowing the user to switch back to stock Android, which doesn’t sound too good for the launcher. After one whole week of using only Facebook Home, here are my views.

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WordPress for Android Updated with Holo UI

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Bloggers rejoice! Today, the WordPress application for Android has finally been updated with a new interface which is finally bearable to look at. The new interface has finally joined on with the holo design guidelines set in place by Google for Android applications, and it is a massive improvement over that last version, which was practically unusable.

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Unofficial Google Keep Extension for Chrome

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Google Keep launched on Android last month, and despite having available online, there is still no official Google Keep extension for Chrome. However, a third-party developer has answered the calls of people who have already adopted the service into their daily lives, by releasing an extension for Google Chrome which can be downloaded right now.

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Advert: Chromebooks for Education

Google has released another trailer to advertise their Chromebooks, however this one is a little different to usual. The last few Chromebook ads have been a series of video clips played quickly within a short time period, with a laid over the top describing the different scenarios they can be used in. This advert takes a more serious, although equally heart-warming approach to advertise how the Chromebooks can be used in a teaching environment.

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