Rdio launches Vdio for TV and movies on demand

Music streaming service Rdio has launched a new Vdio site for streaming TV shows and movies on demand. Unlike Rdio, Vdio adopt a pay-per-item approach rather than a monthly subscription model, with content available to buy or rent. The service is currently only available to existing Rdio Unlimited subscribers, or those who sign up in … Continue reading Rdio launches Vdio for TV and movies on demand

Facebook Unveil Mobile Inspired Design for News Feed

Any company with a billion customers can justifiably regard itself as being successful, but one drawback of such popularity is that even minor product changes can become hugely controversial if they don’t meet with general approval. Having faced a barrage of criticism over previous changes like its infamous Timeline adjustments, Facebook is taking a more … Continue reading Facebook Unveil Mobile Inspired Design for News Feed

Via.Me: The Social Media App that Does it All

Via.me, a new social publishing platform from developers RadiumOne, launched on March 1st. The app enables you to publish content to different social media accounts, without having to log in to separate websites or apps to do so. The first of its kind on the app market, Via.me shares text, video, images and voice notes … Continue reading Via.Me: The Social Media App that Does it All

HTC’s ChaCha and Salsa handsets go Facebook crazy

HTC have well and truly embraced the notion that everyone is now using Facebook to manage their social lives. Their new ChaCha and Salsa (exclusively on o2) handsets promise to bring you “Facebook like never before” and come complete with a dedicated Facebook button to help you share photos and video the moment you capture … Continue reading HTC’s ChaCha and Salsa handsets go Facebook crazy

Adding a ‘social layer’ to the travel industry with the Gekko Facebook app

Who can blame companies, no matter how big or small, wanting to integrate somehow with Facebook, after all the social networking giants have got more than 750 million active users worldwide. Gekko, the personalised international hotel booking service, is the latest company to join the Facebook integrating trail, unveiling a one-stop Facebook application that simplifies … Continue reading Adding a ‘social layer’ to the travel industry with the Gekko Facebook app

Minuscule over massive: Xperia mini and the Xperia mini pro

Bigger is better, they say – or is it? When it comes to technology and gadgets, minuscule is usually chosen over massive, so when Sony Ericsson tells you that they’re launching the world’s smallest HD recording video smartphone, you’ve got to open your eyes and ears and take notice. The phone manufacturer have unveiled two … Continue reading Minuscule over massive: Xperia mini and the Xperia mini pro

Soundcloud and Bandcamp: Usurpers of MySpace’s online music throne

A music blogger recently tweeted, “Tried to play a song by a band on MySpace but it didn’t work cos’ MySpace is a mess.” That one sentence, in essence, encapsulates the downfall of social networking website MySpace in one fell swoop. It was once the first-choice destination for music fans to listen to new tunes, … Continue reading Soundcloud and Bandcamp: Usurpers of MySpace’s online music throne

MySpace and Facebook team-up: Flogging a dead horse?

It might be akin to flogging a dead horse, but the more eagle-eyed social networking fans out there may have noticed that MySpace has had a bit of a facelift in an effort to reassert its position as a web heavyweight. MySpace is a veteran of the social networking scene but the emergence of Facebook … Continue reading MySpace and Facebook team-up: Flogging a dead horse?