Posts by Alex Christie

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BBC squeezes the pulp

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Im a massive fan of the BBC. I love the iPlayer, I love their glossy customisable homepage and I’m quite a fan of the antics of the guys on Top Gear. I have all kinds [...]

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Microsoft offers Free Sotware

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

A couple of weeks ago Aaron, our Head of Technology, wrote a post about saving costs by using Open Source and mentioned that software could be as much as a third of the price of [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.23

6 November 2008 | Alex Christie

What a week if was for the Beeb last week? Despite the furore, www.bbc.co.uk remains one of my favourite sites – my one-stop shop, if you will! Beyond the obvious, a delicious new recipe, a [...]

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The online race for the white house

5 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Americans went to the polling stations yesterday to vote for a new president. Its common knowledge and no real surprise that the internet has had a significant impact on what many believe to be the [...]

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Increasing output by avoiding conflict of objectives

5 November 2008 | Alex Christie

Years ago I read an article, in Reader’s Digest, about how two workmates started learning tennis. And one of them almost always won. The winner (author of that article) pointed out his winning was not [...]

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VoxOx, the new skype

4 November 2008 | Alex Christie

It’s been a while since I’ve seen something that could do what Skype does, that was until I found VoxOx. VoxOx could possibly be the next gen of Skype, you can do so much more [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.22

3 November 2008 | Alex Christie

First up is an art-related one: Deviantart. I’ve been a member of Deviantart since 2006, and find it an excellent place to catch up on what my art friends are doing and to view their [...]

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Is Local Search Replacing Word of Mouth?

3 November 2008 | Alex Christie

“I must join a gym this week”, this is one of my favourite daily sayings and has been for quite some time, today is no different, or is it? Ok so I may not be [...]

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Google Analytics adds even more features

3 November 2008 | Alex Christie

In October, Google Analytics released a few new enhancements to their tool, which are currently in Beta form. Unfortunately, not every Google Analytics user seems to get access to this yet, as it is just [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.21

31 October 2008 | Alex Christie

It actually took me quite a while to come up with my three favorite websites.  There are a lot of sites that I use on a regular basis (GMail, Facebook, BBC), however they are all [...]