Technology

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Improving internet security – it’s about time

14 April 2010 | Alex Christie

By way of simple explanation, every website has an IP (internet protocol) address and if you were to type an IP address into your web browser’s address bar then you would be directed to that [...]

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Exciting ways to charge your gadgets

9 April 2010 | Alex Christie

I like gadgets, but owning lots of gadgets often means also owning lots of mains chargers too. This has become an issue in recent years for many people like me.  The issues are: 1. It’s [...]

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The iPad Question

6 April 2010 | Alex Christie

This past weekend Apple’s latest creation, the “magical and revolutionary” iPad was released in the United States. The initial sales numbers seem promising- more than 300,000 have been sold on the first day, along with [...]

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Tamar announce the ‘iHOB’ – latest innovation in iPhone app technology

1 April 2010 | Henry Elliss

Have you ever been sat using your mobile phone, perhaps listening to a REALLY long conference call, and noticed how your ear gets really warm? Me too – but far from worrying about this, our [...]

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Foursquare’s Whoops!: We’ve Seen it Before and We’ll Probably See it Again

29 March 2010 | Milly Diaz

On Friday, Foursquare found itself red in the face when it was revealed that the company forgot to renew its domain name ownership.  People who tried to access www.foursquare.com on Friday and Saturday were re-directed [...]

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Twenty iPhone applications we really love

23 March 2010 | Henry Elliss

As a recent convert to the world of iPhone loveliness, I have found myself spending a lot of time reviewing and playing with iPhone applications. Being a bit of a social media nerd, I’m doubly [...]

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Microsoft previews IE9 at Mix10

23 March 2010 | Alex Christie

The long awaited ‘first peak’ into Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) was given to developers at the annual MIX event hosted by Microsoft in Las Vegas, USA. MIX is a conference for web designers and developers [...]

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Improve your ROI with user testing

22 March 2010 | Alex Christie

The focus of conversion design should be to place the user at the centre of your design and to make the user journey as smooth as possible. One of the main ways to achieve this [...]

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Google and PubSubHubbub

16 March 2010 | Alex Christie

Google has developed a system that will enable a Web publisher to ‘automatically submit new content to Google for indexing within seconds of that content being published.’ The name of this protocol is PuSH, or [...]

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I’m not sure I need my reality augmenting

16 March 2010 | Alex Christie

My 3 predictions for the advent of 4G are as follows: A huge rise in lamp-post related accidents clogging up A&E’s A massive increase in the chances of getting stuck with someone who is insanely [...]