19 March 2009

Colour eBook readers now on sale.

Another first for technology comes from Fujitsu this time. The company has put the first colour eBook reader to market in Japan in the first quarter of 2009. Called flepia the device uses sunlight-visible e-ink. The screen is capable of displaying 260,000 colours on it’s 8inch, 768 x 1,024 screen. Amazingly, the screen only draws power when redrawing screen, giving …

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18 March 2009

Reciprocal Link Cloaking. Do you smell a rat?

Every now and then the internet springs another clever scam. Whether it's cloaking, doorway pages, or the recent and fiendishly clever con around parking tickets and dummy payment pages, there is always someone out there thinking up something new to misguide our trust and pull the wool over our eyes. It seems another method has just reared its ugly but …

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18 March 2009

London CSR project 2009 announced

Those of you following the updates on the TLC site will know that we've selected a brilliant project to be involved with this year, and we're incredibly excited about the opportunity to work with the school in the summer and to continue our relationship beyound. We'll be working with Oak Lodge School in Balham, South London. Oak Lodge is a …

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17 March 2009

Which website would you most like to redesign?

http://thecookskitchen.com/ There are many reasons why I would like to redesign this site and the main reason is because apart from the way the site looks, fundamentally it's a good site. They have a broad range of products, the content is good including a “Trends” and other sections for browsing, their customer service is reliable with a My Account section …

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17 March 2009

Adopt-a-blog #33 – Catwalk Queen

I believe it is quite essential in our day to day lives to pay attention to the way we dress up and keep up with the changing world of fashion. In today's day and age where our work basically drives our lives, I do like to take out some time every week to browse through the fashion world and keep …

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17 March 2009

Track Google outages with Google Apps Status Dashboard

Google's new Apps Status Dashboard is a daily update on any outages or disruptions. Drawing attention to breakdowns when they occur seams to be part of Google's pledge to be more open about service outages. A few weeks ago a small amount (no number were released) of Gmail's 100 million users were locked out of their accounts. Word spread quickly …

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17 March 2009

WeFollow – New Twitter Directory

There's only been one thing I've not enjoyed about Twitter. And that’s the fact that you can't search for users as you would with Facebook. Digg creator Kevin Rose has answered this need by creating WeFollow a directory of Twitter users. Now you can find all your favourite celebrities and once its more populated, I'm sure you'll find some hidden …

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16 March 2009

Social media wars: TweetDeck now on Facebook

Two of the biggest social media sites are now available on one site: You can now add TweetDeck to the growing army of apps that are joining Facebook Connect. Tweetdeck alone accounts of about 13 percent of all Twitter users. When you send out a message from TweetDeck, you will now have the option to send it to Twitter, Facebook, …

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16 March 2009

Which under performing website would you most like to redesign?

The site that I would redesign is soundslive.co.uk. Having looked and used this website site, it is really difficult to read the product categories on the left navigation. The last time I used the site I was looking for a guitar hardcase for one of my guitars. From a quick glance at the left product category navigation, I failed to …

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16 March 2009

Coca Cola doing the right thing on Facebook

There is a great story on AdAge today detailing the rise in popularity of the Coca Cola Facebook fan page, and how it came to be, despite not being ('scuse the ironic pun) quite 'The Real Thing'… In a nutshell (for those of you that don't have time to read the full article), the story is interesting because the page …

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