Technology

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Scoping Tamar Design and Build Projects

2 July 2009 | Alex Christie

Although the majority of our business at Tamar is natural search conversion, we are often commissioned to redesign our client’s web and micro sites. In many cases the sites we are asked to redesign have [...]

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Employers phishing on Facebook

19 June 2009 | Alex Christie

There have been countless stories in the press of employers monitoring staff behaviour on social networking sites, however this practice now seems to be hitting a new low. It was recently reported on the Yahoo! [...]

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Google – Testing, testing 1,2,3

12 June 2009 | Alex Christie

As a regular user of most of Google’s online services (with the exception of AdWords , I often find myself thinking about the huge technical challenges they must face whilst developing their online services. Recently [...]

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Technology Acronyms

10 June 2009 | Alex Christie

We have all been there.  You are in a meeting with a large number of people, when someone starts ratling off acronyms one after another like they are going out of fashion.  Before you even [...]

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Apple IPhone 3G – S

9 June 2009 | Alex Christie

One of the worst kept secrets in Apple IPhone history was confirmed yesterday with the announcement of the new Apple IPhone at the Apple World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC). Apple have taken a leaf from [...]

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The ABC’s of API’s

4 June 2009 | Alex Christie

If you work in the digital space long enough (or are brave enough to venture into the dark windowless rooms where developers are often found slaving away behind computers), you are likely to hear the [...]

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Google’s new look Webmaster Tools

4 June 2009 | Alex Christie

Those of you who have visited Google’s Webmaster Tools recently will have noticed a link at the top of the page inviting users to “check out our new look”.   I have been using the [...]

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Searching to the sound of Bing – Microsoft’s New Search Engine

28 May 2009 | Alex Christie

On the 3rd of June, Microsoft are hoping the internet will be searching to a new sound, when they launch their new search engine, Bing. Bing is Microsoft’s biggest move to date in challenging Google [...]

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Tips to Optimize Flash Sites for Search Engines

21 May 2009 | Alex Christie

Perception is very important when it comes to buying any product – If it looks great it must be great.  Even If you have the best product in the world, if the package is ugly [...]

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Social Media – Pressing delete on personal privacy

21 May 2009 | Alex Christie

Social media concerns me. Despite being a regular user of Facebook and Twitter I am very conscious of the long term implications these tools have for individuals personal privacy. As an example, if an individual [...]