Christmas is just around the corner and Santa is no doubt delivering a number of Apple iPhones this year to individuals all over the world. The App Store is absolutely jam packed with software, so here are five apps I would recommend you install on your new device without delay.
I interview Wil Stephens who is the Vice President of International Business Development for Boxee. Here he tells us all about their Boxee Box, which is a device you hook up to your HDMI compatible television to expand the content – with access to on-line films, television shows and music, all on demand.
You can also view your own captured or created content including music, photographs and home movies all on your television.
Below is a transcription with some of the highlights from the podcast, however in the audio version you can enjoy the full interview covering additional topics.
The reason text messaging has enjoyed such success is that it is relatively inexpensive and doesn’t demand an instant response unlike an actual phone conversation. Sometimes though, typing constantly using virtual keyboards particularly on longer communications can quickly become a tedious process.
There is another way…
Dale Mugford from Brave New Code joins me in this video interview to discuss their latest WordPress plugin – WordTwit Pro. WordTwit Pro is a WordPress plugin which adds powerful, easy-to-use Twitter features to WordPress. Publish tweets about your new posts to Twitter account(s) automatically.
Brave New code are also behind the WordPress plugin WP Touch Pro, which adds powerful easy-to-use features to WordPress for mobile + tablet theme support. It’s also a powerful theming framework, perfect for creating awesome mobile & tablet optimised versions of websites. I interviewed Dale regarding WPTouch Pro in an earlier podcast.
Dale also announced new features that are coming soon, including Facebook integration with WordTwit Pro and much more.
Requesting any kind of support from a company can result in a process of misery, disappointment and even anger if you feel that you have been let down in your hour of need. Although there have been live chat communications available online for quite some years, there is one medium where quick fire answers are all part of the wondrous experience – I am referring to social networking giant ‘Twitter’.
Twitter has fast become a mammoth collection of individuals who love to share their unusual habits, passions for life and especially seems suited for the odd moan or two. The wisest of companies including in this example Microsoft have realised that not all support instances require lengthy emails or the painful nightmare of hanging around on hold when using the phone. @XboxSupport is designed for gamers with an Xbox 360 console who can use the wonders of Twitter to tweet any questions they may have and more often than not, a swift answer is forthcoming, which is sure to delight even the most disgruntled of enthusiast.