Posts by Alex Christie

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Quiet image search revamp for Yahoo

6 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Yahoo has updated its image search with a richer and sleeker interface that displays larger images, popular searches and more results. Also, it's much easier to browse related thumbnails. The Yahoo Image Search preview page [...]

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One-liner site links: an analysis

6 April 2009 | Alex Christie

The Google SERPs have had what might be considered a minor change this week, they have introduced a new kind of site-link called the one-liner. Traditionally site-links were reserved for the number one result for [...]

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TLC 5-a-side Football Tournament 2009

3 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Once again, here I am on the morning after a the night before – and another highly successful charity event – this time the TLC 5-s-side football tournament held at Rocks Lane sports facility, Turnham [...]

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April fools day to be henceforth known as international linkbait day?

1 April 2009 | Alex Christie

I love April fools day, it is a day where everybody has permission to take the mickey without any retribution or fallout – there are obviously limits to how far you can take things but [...]

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Social network ‘Slacker’ launched this week

1 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Today Twitter launched a brand new social network designed specifically for the office market. Due to huge growth in its original format, Twitter hired a team of experts to monitor user behaviour. The team found [...]

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Skype comes to the iPhone

31 March 2009 | Alex Christie

After quite a lot of speculation, Skype finally made its way iphone-bound today. As a regular skyper and iPhone advocate – I think this is pretty good news and good progress, I've downloaded a couple [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #35 – Crooks and Liars

27 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Crooksandliars, according to the banners on it, was 2009 Winner of Time.com's best blog award and less recently the Weblog Award winner in 2005. This is a true veteran blog, first launched in 2004 and [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #34 – Mashable

26 March 2009 | Alex Christie

I’ve spent over 10 years working in the technology world and therefore reckon I must have shared an enormous amount of time with people partial to a bit of blogging every now and then. However, [...]

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The Web’s fourth most dangerous word?

26 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Sentry Parental Controls, a net nanny service provider, recently released a list of words that parents are blocking their children (under 16) from searching on the internet. The concept is quite sound: As it is [...]

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Twitter in Primary School!

26 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Twitter is to be taught in primary schools in Britain as part of an effort to make online communication and social media part of the UK’s education system. Other additions to the education system include [...]