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Microsoft clarifies its stand on IE9 Flash

4 May 2010 | Alex Christie

Microsoft got some bad publicity last week due to its stand on IE9 and Flash support. On Thursday last week, Dean Hachamovitch, General Manager of Internet Explorer, published a blog post noting that “the future [...]

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Easy, Peasy ‘Embeddable’ Tweets

4 May 2010 | Milly Diaz

Bloggers and website editors, rejoice! Starting today, you’ll no longer have to fire up Photoshop to fix up that screen grab of the funny/informative/insightful tweet you want to share with the world. Twitter is rolling [...]

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Usability best practice, Part 3 – Embedded text links

29 April 2010 | Alex Christie

In this third installment of usability tips I am focusing on embedded links or hyperlinks. The purpose is to show how to use them with usability best practice techniques. Hyperlink styling This section suggests ways [...]

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Windows Phone 7 available at the end of the year

28 April 2010 | Alex Christie

After attending UK Techdays earlier this month, I had a sneak preview of what the latest Windows Mobile phone will look like. I also got some insight as to what can be expected. The release [...]

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Should you use CSS3 now?

28 April 2010 | Alex Christie

CSS3 is the next generation of stylesheet due to be rolled out across the web when it is finalised. It has been ongoing since 2002 and is still not completed so when it will be [...]

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Google offers ‘similar’ pages

28 April 2010 | Annie Wakefield

There is no doubt that one of the best things about the internet is having a choice. I’m pretty certain there’s a website out there dedicated to absolutely anything you can think of (or at [...]

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Virtual insanity?

28 April 2010 | Milly Diaz

Lastminute.com released an interesting report this week that revealed Britons spent more money on ‘in-home’ leisure than travel the last few years. Travel experts are concerned that the internet is breeding a generation of ‘no [...]

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Spotify moves to become a social music platform

27 April 2010 | Henry Elliss

In a move that will inevitably be seen as a response to the recent hype around mFlow and their ‘Social Music Store’, Spotify have announced a raft of new features today. The most significant of [...]

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Facebook wants to rule the world (wide web)

22 April 2010 | Milly Diaz

On Wednesday, Facebook announced at its big developer conference F8 that, basically, it intends to be the center of the social media world. Through something called the ‘Open Graph’ their plan is to aggregate all [...]

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Ideal article length: a cost versus benefit perspective

22 April 2010 | Alex Christie

As ranking competition increases, many SEO content providers are opting to create increasingly longer landing and support pages. Yet as I often like to point out, who would choose to read a 2500-word article about [...]