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Is Twitter Killing Hollywood Movies? I Say No

24 August, 2009


Tweet Over the summer we’ve seen a bunch of presumed blockbusters falter after their opening weekends. Brüno was no success (if you’ve seen Borat, you’ve seen Brüno), Duplicity with Julia Roberts cost $60 million to make, but made only $40 million in the US. Land of the Lost, Will Ferrell’s $100 million adventure-comedy, made $49 […]

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A Step Closer To My Dream

14 April, 2009


Tweet Last Monday I started as a writer at The Inquisitr run by Duncan Riley. To me this is a huge opportunity to come one step closer to my big dream - make a living out of blogging and social media. I’m covering the “graveyard shift” also known as the European time slot I make […]

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WooThemes 4 for 1 Christmas Special

17 December, 2008


Tweet The theme I’m currently using is from WooThemes it’s called Fresh News. It’s probably the best theme I’ve ever owned and tried. The support is great, it’s easy to set-up and customise and according to experts (Thank you Dan) it’s validated and everything is peachy. This Halloween they had a sale, buy 1 theme […]

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The Beta News Is Up And Running Again

12 December, 2008

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Tweet My dear faithful readers. I’m terribly sorry about the recent trouble on The Beta News. I did an update a few days ago, unfortunately it messed up my .htaccess file. I’ve fixed that and everything is back to normal again. Well it is until I hit the “Update” button and update this blog to […]

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What’s On Your Computer Chris Pirillo?

6 October, 2008


Tweet It’s the season premiere of What’s On Your Computer aka. Show Me Your Desktop. I’ll continue with the akas’. Chris Pirillo aka L0ckergn0me will kick this season off. You can’t write about Chris Pirillo without linking to a lot different sites. Chris and his wife Ponzi are the minds behind the increasingly popular technology […]

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The Beta News Is Now Featuring Disqus And iPhone Icon

22 August, 2008


Tweet Thanks to my good friend Dan from, I’m now the proud owner of a iPhone icon. Well The Beta News are. If you go to on your iPhone or iPod Touch, you will see the cool new logo. I’ve also added the Disqus plugin. I’m looking forward to using it. The plugin […]

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The Beta News Gets A New Look

26 July, 2008


Tweet As you’ve probably noticed, The Beta News has recieved a new look. I wasn’t quite sure that the old theme encouraged people to comment on my posts, and after all, commenting and discussing is what blogging is all about. So I’ve bought this lovely WordPress theme from WooThemes called FreshNews. Until now I’m more […]

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Show Me Your Desktop Gets A New Name

21 July, 2008


Tweet I’m about to start season 3 of Show Me Your Desktop, but as any good interviewer I spent quite some time researching. In my “research” I contacted Scott Beale from Laughing Squid. I wanted to interview him. This is what he replied.

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Twittermania 8 New Twitter Services

24 June, 2008


Tweet The twittermania continues. “Every time a bell rings, a new twitter service gets it’s wings” - You may use this quote freely. It’s almost impossible to keep track of all the new twitter services that are constantly launched. I’ve created a list of the most recent services. The list goes from Tweetmarks and spamplets […]

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9 Reasons Why Blogging Is Just Like Playing World Of Warcraft

18 June, 2008


Tweet I’ve had this post in my head for quite some time. I’m not sure if it will work, but I have to get it out of my head. I tried stabbing my brain with Q-tips, but it doesn’t help anymore. Statement: Blogging is just like a massively multi player online game, it could be […]

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