Yesterday saw the first DigiHood event take place, in the trendy neighbourhood of Manchester’s Northern Quarter – and it didn’t disappoint. The brainchild of our very own Chris Langan, he decided to create a meetup for like-minded digital marketing experts based in Manchester; in the hope of broadening their professional horizons as well as establishing […]… Read Article
Manchester has long been the home of an innovative idea – mention the greats of Alan Turing and Sir John Alcock, and it’s not surprising to see why this city has become one of the most coveted locations in the UK. That’s why as we sat in the award-winning eco-inspired headquarters of Manchester Metropolitan University’s […]… Read Article
In a bid to compete with reviewing services such as Yelp and bring local business ratings and reviews under the Google+ branding, Google pushed out its City Experts program last year. The concept was simple: to encourage city socialites to review local establishments. As a reward, reviewers received exclusive access to events, goodies and a […]… Read Article
Sitting in a crowded room until a hush descends upon its participants, the historic neo-Gothic architecture of Manchester’s historic Town Hall is the last place you would expect one of the UK’s leading forward-thinking technology conferences to take up residence in. But just as FutureEverything is full of surprises, so is its line-up – ranging […]… Read Article
I’m sure anyone who’s anyone (who watched Britain’s Got Talent) will have seen the amazing ‘Strictly Wheels’ act at the end of the show, complete with a standing ovation, a few tears in the audience and a rapturous applause. It was an act that started out slowly and delicately but with the music kicking in, […]… Read Article
April Fools has always been a time for the internet to burst with creativity whether it’s YouTube travelling through time or deadly butterfly attacks, and 2012 was no different. Google has a strong reputation of making the most of April Fools and they did not disappoint this year. Let’s start with one of my favourite […]… Read Article
It was billed as a new form of politics, the leadership debate that the UK has been calling out for in a somewhat vain attempt to tap into some of the political energy emanating from Capitol Hill and the Obama presidency. The idea for a UK version of these debates pre-dates the current hoopla surrounding […]… Read Article
A new tablet computer has been unveiled by Microsoft and HP, just days ahead of the expected launch of a similar device by Apple. The two companies revealed their latest product, a touchscreen computer powered by Windows 7, at the Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas. The news comes just days before Apple […]… Read Article
One of the things I personally love about the Internet, and Social Media in particular, is that it has the global reach. Be it blogging, podcasting, online video or photography, you may be thinking that you are only producing the “content” for people of one country, but in truth your work may be seen and […]… Read Article
ITV is currently considering selling its Friends Reunited website as the broadcaster looks to remove underperforming areas of its business. ITV is undergoing a company wide efficiency review, with inside reports suggesting that the social network bought for £120m in 2005 may be sold off as part of cost-cutting measures. They suggest ITV is unhappy […]… Read Article