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Google going old-school.

5 March 2009 | Alex Christie

It is difficult to imagine a world without Google and recently the tech Giant has had to revert to using a technology that makes their search engine look like science fiction! In accordance with a [...]

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Microsoft to open Retail shops

5 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Microsoft surprised its technology industry rivals and high street retailers by announcing their plans to open its own line of branded shops. The call to launch a "few" Microsoft stores comes during the worst recession [...]

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Facebook popularity on the decline as ‘virus’ apps increase

4 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Facebook have been targeted by malicious hackers and companies seeking to steal valuable data from its members. The social network site has been hit by five separate security problems in the last seven days, which [...]

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Adopt a Blog #31 – The Web Standards Project

4 March 2009 | Alex Christie

The Web Standards Project was started in 1998. The aim of the project is to fight for standards that reduce the cost and complexity of development while increasing the accessibility and long-term viability of any [...]

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Adopt a blog #30 – doshdosh

3 March 2009 | Alex Christie

If dosh is money then doshdosh is piles of it, Scrooge McDuck piles of hard earned cash. I have only been reading this blog for two months, in that time Maki, the bloggers alias, has [...]

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My first website…the final installment

3 March 2009 | Alex Christie

My BA is in psychology, so it is not surprising that the job that I had at the time that I built my first website was in an unrelated industry. I was working for the [...]

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Text chat and keyword search

2 March 2009 | Annie Wakefield

According to John Sutherland of University College London, writing in the Guardian in 2002, text language is "bleak, bald, sad shorthand…. it masks dyslexia, poor spelling and mental laziness. Texting is penmanship for illiterates." Harsh [...]

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Skittles re-launches with social-flavoured website

2 March 2009 | Henry Elliss

Those clever people over Mars have obviously been on a sugar-high recently, and have now taken a brave (but wonderful) jump in to the world of embracing Social Media – taking it to a whole [...]

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How does Google spot brands?

2 March 2009 | Alex Christie

  There is a lot of buzz at the moment about Google favouring brands in its search results,  a lot of people have asked the questions "How would you algorithmically qualify a site as a [...]

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Mobile phone cpu processor breaks 1GHz

1 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Frustrated and tired of using slow smart phones?  Well Qualcomm announces release of 1GHz chip in 2009 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona recently.  The chip called Snapdragon is 50% faster than any current mobile [...]