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  Instagram has launched a brand new standalone app – Hyperlapse. It promises to make your videos look like something only thousands of pounds worth of rig equipment could have previously (and it’s been already proved hugely popular, leaping to the top of app download charts within hours of…

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Just weeks after Twitter had marketers chomping at the bit with their “Buy” button Facebook announced that they too would be testing shippable ad units allowing users to make purchases directly from their timeline.   In recent years retailers have become increasingly aware of the power of social recommendations –…

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18:20 That’s it folks, thanks for everyone who took part and followed along today, see you on the next Hack Day. 18:07 Will takes us through the Hube’s website design… 18:05 And the #HashtagGenerator is finally live too, a great team effort… 18:00 Now for the presentations… First the…

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Just one day in and everyone is gripped with World Cup fever – here at Harkable we’re no different. To celebrate we’ve built a World Cup hashtag tracker app – over the duration of each match we’ll be tracking tweets with the #hashflag of each team to see who’s…

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Yesterday I was made aware of an upcoming record ‘Lazaretto’ by Jack White (of White Stripes / Raconteurs fame) by a good friend Andy. Not that amazing so far, musicians release records all the time right? Well, the interesting bit was the format of the record, a vinyl release….

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Gifs are cool again! The design community has gone mad for animations and in part Gifs are responsible for this. Basically, if you’re not designing something that you can’t turn into a gif then you may as well go home. With this in mind, I’ve put together a list of…

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With today’s release of Google’s collaboration with Warner Bros “A Journey Through Middle-Earth” I thought I’d have a look at some of the most creative uses of Google Earth, starting with the former.   Middle-Earth Google has teamed up with Warner Bros for their latest experiment, which brings Middle-Earth…

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Google is taking cloud computing to a literal level with their Loon Project. But is it really just a philanthropic exercise? Project Loon is Google’s plan to connect those who may not have any internet at all, think those who are based in remote areas, places struck by disaster…

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  Scanadu breaks the record for crowdsourcing revenue at 10.5 million. What does this mean for medical technology and will this change the way we diagnose ilness? Athletes have been tracking their health through data collection for decades, however since the advent of the smart-phone the ability to track…

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Video on the internet is nothing new. Big players like Youtube (founded in 2005), DailyMotion (2005) and Vimeo (2004) have been around for nearly a decade. Its true to say since their creation these video sites have disrupted the traditional televised media industry, film industry and even the music…

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