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Normally, when you build a website, you have to spread onto Facebook and Twitter shortly (or immediately) thereafter. That is the way of things. You don’t go the other way round. Unless you’re Great Little Place, that is; the capital’s hub for interesting venues has just managed to ride its fans’ coat tails all the way into a proper life online, free from Zuckerberg’s blue walls. Err…How? Read more

Oh god. Everything’s piling up. Too many emails. Your ears have started bleeding. Something smells sweaty and you think it might be you.

If one or more of the above ring true, then you’re not using the web properly. And you should maybe see a doctor. Seriously, though: life doesn’t have to be as difficult as you’re making it out to be. In fact, it can be dramatically easier if you set the right tools loose on your workload. Here’s how to put the web to work for you. Read more

Facebook gets a bad rap sometimes. The social network’s headlines tend to veer on the negative, so it’s easy to forget some of the amazing stuff that it allows its users to do to change and document their lives.

If only there was a dedicated site to showcase those stories. Oh wait… Read more

This morning, Sky was very pleased to announce the arrival of Now TV, its online movie streaming service that aims to soak up some of the UK market that currently doesn’t want to lock into a Sky contract, but does want to watch a good movie.

But with some platforms not-yet supported, HD only available on the Xbox and TV and sports still to come, is this more of a soft launch? After a one-on-one with Simon Creasy, Director of Now TV, we’d say yes. Moreover, though, we can say what’s on the cards for the near future and beyond… Read more

The BBC iPlayer is doing pretty damn well if its new ream of stats are to be believed. It’s currently servicing around 190 million monthly requests, while the iPlayer iPad app has been heralded as the top free iPad app of all time in the UK. And that’s causing a shift. Are we finally coming to the end of our time spent huddled round a laptop? Read more

You’re a creative type, aren’t you? You’re brimming with amazing ideas – we can just sense it. If that part of you that’s always wanted to be the next Shigeru Miyamoto sits unchallenged, we’ve got some good news: Square Enix, the team behind the Final Fantasy series, has paired up with Bigpoint to bring you a game-building tool like no other. Read more

Update: Now with added announcement trailer (not one of your five a day)

Bethesda’s just dropped a bombshell. There have been rumours flitting about the web for a while now that the makers of Skyrim and Fallout 3 are working on a massively multiplayer online version of the Elder Scrolls universe, and now it’s official. Thing is, with the details we have, is it the life-sapping game you’ve been longing for, or just another fantasy MMO? Read on to make your own judgement. Read more

Getting future-nostalgic about shooting your way through the 2040s? Miffed at Mass Effect 3′s lackluster ending? We’ve got some good news: EA has confirmed the third in the Crysis series, and slated it for launch early next year. Will it boast some super browser-based powers? Read more

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