Showing posts from June, 2014

Get Phone Notifications In Your Browser

WTF? Why the hell would you need to get your phone notifications popping up in your web browser? What if you phone is in the other room being charged? What if you leave your phone at home and you're at work? What if your're phone is at the bottom of your bag? What if you're lazy? But you might not have a reason right now but once you use it you will love it! Use what? +Pushbullet When your phone (Apple or Android) goes ping with a notification you'll see it on your screen and react accordingly. Text/SMS comes through, there it is. Low power notification, up it pops. But also, wanna push something to your phone - shopping list, reminders, photos - you can! And for all you fans of +IFTTT  out there it plays very nicely with that ... not using IFTTT, man alive, how do you guys ever get things done without it? How? Install it on your phone Log in Install the Chrome and/or Firefox extension Log in Links Web: Andr

Neighbourly Takes Off In Miramar

You may have already heard of Neighbourly , a new "social networking" site that's available for communities (think suburbs) across New Zealand - if not here's what they say about themselves: Neighbourly allows you to stay connected with your neighbours and community using a private neighbourhood website. It's a free service that is designed to make your neighbourhood a safer and better place to live. Members of Neighbourly use the website to interact on topics such as local events, after school activities, crime and safety, council issues, local services or even lost pets. Neighbourly also offers a crime prevention service for members within its communities. Members are kept informed of any suspicious activity and can also inform each other instantly of any urgent crime or safety updates via SMS text message. For me I think of Neighbourly as one of a number of "social network" sites that have a particular focus: Facebook = individuals Twitte

Hairy, Half-Naked Man Sang Miley Cyrus on Chatroulette

I. Love. This! The power to make strangers smile is something that should never be underestimated - top work Steve Kardyna! Watch the left more than the right. And don't worry, it's safe for viewing at work, (source: The Slate )

Quadcopter Flying THROUGH Fireworks Is Gorgeous

Footage from a DJI Phantom quadcopter drone flying through fireworks a display to the Arcade Fire is quite wonderful. — Chris McDowall (@fogonwater) April 21, 2014

Velcome To Vellington

As anyone who's in Vellington at the moment you'll know we have become home to some very charming Vampires via "What We Do In The Shadows" ( +DeliciousNecks ) , the mock documentary set here in Vellington and starring Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Rutherford, Jackie Van Beek: Follow the lives of Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav - three flatmates who are immortal vampires. Much happening in Vellington including: Win tickets to the Wellington premier New beer, Delicious Neck, from Tuatara Opening weekend fun Roxy Q&A session with the stars here in Miramar The movie/crew is all over the Internet so follow/friend them at: Website Twitter Facebook YouTube Google+ Instagram Come to Vellington and have a grand time - NAME THE PLACES YOU KNOW IN THE +Positively Wellington Tourism  and  +DeliciousNecks  VID And a massive shout out to  +Anna Dean  for nailing it with the online campaign!

USA Prohibition is Closer To My Birthdate Than Today

Fascinating website - You're Getting Old - this is a little of me but it is quite fun so pop on over to see about yourself