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Twitter gets a new look for ElectronicsNews

Twitter has updated its user interface and profile pages. Check out the new look. I think it is an improvement.

All an excuse, of course, for me to say ‘Please follows us on twitter!’

Our handle is ElectronicsNews (ElectronicsWeekly exceeded twitter’s allowed character count!)

We currently have more than…

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Browser wars and ElectronicsWeekly.com

How fares the browser war across the fair domain of ElectronicsWeekly.com?

It’s been a while since we last wrote about the figures…

So, for those who are interested in such things, here are the browser stats for visits to ElectronicsWeekly.com in March 2014 (via Google Analytics)

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Grilled by the Code Club - a tech badge of honour

This one will make you smile, I’m sure.

Thanks to Steve Bush for highlighting a promotional video from Code Club, a nationwide volunteer project to teach programming to 9-11 year-olds in after-school clubs.

A trio of young interviewers grill a range of job candidates. The applicants…

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Let the breaking news come to you, with RSS

The best way to get the latest electronics news as soon as it is published? RSS!

Check out some of the RSS feeds that are available for Electronics Weekly content. The feed for Latest News, for example, can be found here.

There are many Electronics Weekly feeds you can tap…

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Merry Christmas! But the Web never sleeps...

Here’s a quick post to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Note, however, that ElectronicsWeekly.com is not taking a break. The Web never sleeps, and there’s plenty to catch up with on the site over the Christmas holidays.The Jobs Service…

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Thank you to our twitter followers

A big thank you to all who have followed Electronics Weekly’s on Twitter, getting the shortest and quickest announcements of news and industry developments. It’s fifteen thousand and counting, now.

As well as breaking news, the latest blog posts and product releases are tweeted, plus our own comments…

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Top Ten mobile devices visiting Electronics Weekly

Mobile devices are a significant and growing source of traffic for websites these days, of course, and Electronics Weekly is no exception.

I thought it might be interesting to share the top ten mobile platforms recorded for visits in the month of November, according to Google Analytics’ best measurement.

Apple…

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Bitcoin bubble buys a house

This one made me smile – one for the Digital Life category. Got any Bitcoin tucked away underneath an old computer folder?

It seems one man in Norway made a very early, modest investment in bitcoin and – just four years later – has seen a massive ROI. Enough to buy a house…

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