Posts by Alex Christie

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M_Lab….. not so new from Google.

2 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Google released a new online network diagnostic tool, Measurement Lab . They are offering many different tools, some working and some upcoming. Some of the tools on offer are the Network Diagnostics tool, that gives [...]

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What website do you wish you had designed and why?

30 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Having read through some of the ‘The best websites in the world ever….‘ some sites I admire are already covered; The BBC for cutting edge design that is always fully compliant, Google maps for being [...]

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Data privacy day 2009

29 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Yesterday was Data privacy day 2009. Well apparently not in South Africa it wasn't but it was in the United States, Canada and 27 European countries. The purpose of the day is to educate and [...]

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Whats the BUZZ??

29 January 2009 | Alex Christie

For those that want to find out what people are saying about their website(s) and gain a little more insight into their website's reputation, etc, I have the answer for you: BUZZGAIN. This social media [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #14 – My Fashion Life

29 January 2009 | Alex Christie

As the credit crunch continues to bite away at my bank balance, I (like many others) have had to take a long, hard look at my expenses and as a result have started to cut [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #13 Huffington Post

28 January 2009 | Alex Christie

A rather refreshing take on a US based news site (www.huffingtonpost.com) brings to life a liberal public view on events spanning from politics, all the way through to the environment. By encouraging views from all [...]

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Twitter Time

28 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Now is the time to be Mirco Blogging. All I keep hearing at the moment is Twitter this, Facebook that. Or as John Prescott referred to it "The Facebook" when praising the site and commenting [...]

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Monitoring brand exposure to help your link building campaign

27 January 2009 | Alex Christie

The Twitter movement is continuing to take the social networking world by storm with the latest convert @rustyrockets (aka Russell Brand) reportedly gathering 2,000 followers within 20 minutes of joining. Although this kind of uptake of followers may [...]

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Apple patents their trademark user experience

27 January 2009 | Alex Christie

The most notable aspects about the current generation of Apple products, are their sleek and futuristic curves and their ease of use. Apple have revolutionised the way we interact with devices, with competitors left to [...]

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Pope embraces YouTube

27 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Pope Benedict XVI and the Holy See have embraced the digital world this week. Traditionally the Catholic Church has been very hesitant to change the old ways, well all that has changed. Under Pope Benedicts [...]