Blog on hold: This blog is currently on hold. Please visit blog.keranmckenzie.com for new blog posts

Mr K

Author


Concept Art – visual diary PI

Tweet Wow, it seems like an age since I was last helping out in the back end for Swhiz. What a thrill and a privilege it is to be able to contribute to my all time favourite place on the net once again! Thanks K. This section I’m starting is to take interested persons on [...]

Google: slowly becoming crap

Tweet I am getting fedup with Google & their poor service  Has anyone else noticed that Google are loosing their shine? I have to admit I do love Google and the services they offer. I use them on a daily basis and I find myself relying on them. In fact I have recently recommended a [...]

Studiowhiz Refresh

Tweet Right, it’s about time. I had been using a free theme for Studiowhiz for a while now – and while it was a lovely theme it was high time I did something myself. Now I’m not totally done with this one yet, and I’ve not tested at ALL in IE (put any bugs in [...]

Changes ahead?

Tweet Something is brewing, you just know it is. It’s almost 11pm, the latest I’ve been up for a long time. I’m doing CSS, HTML and would you believe I’m actually sculpting WordPress to get it to do what I want for a change. So yes, something is brewing, I think you might like it, [...]

Words: come back to bite you

Tweet I have a word of warning, I’m not going to name names, but I know who you are. I learned very early on in life that what you say can come back to you. When they do their effects are often amplified. This is very true when you are in business. If you have [...]

Studiowhiz Hosting: support us a we grow

Tweet Hey there all you web nutters … I’m thinking of a little side project. And I need your input. If studiowhiz was to offer hosting to you would you consider using it? I’m not just talking any old hosting, I’m talking about hosting that will allow you the ability to run PHP beside ASP, [...]

Image: what your brand says about you

Tweet The image you portray can help you win, or loose customers. Recently everything and anything to do with property has caught my attention. Why because I know that in years past a great number of people have made wise choices around property that have netted them great wealth. On a more personal note I’m [...]

Introducing Paul Sanderson

Tweet Guest post by: Paul Sanderson Hi all. Mr K is letting me ride his coat tails and allowing me to guest post over here at this wonderful place. A little about me: I’m a Pisces, 26, love long walks along the beach… oh wrong site… (Edit: Bl**dy oath, what sort site am I running?) [...]

iTunes Mobile

Tweet I’ve been pondering recently about a large (maybe) section of the market that Apple & iTunes haven’t tapped. See here in New Zealand you can’t buy an iPhone (well not legitimately anyway), but see I don’t need one (I want one!!) as I have a perfectly good (terrible, useless, horrible – did the designer [...]

PHP tricks

Tweet As you know from my earlier post I’m rusty when it comes to coding. We’ll I’m working on a small project in my weekends (which I’ll unveil in the coming weeks) and while it’s more a proof of concept than anything, I’m using it as an excuse to brush up on my PHP skills [...]

Apple gave Microsoft it’s break

Tweet A great video interview with Bill Gates & Steve Jobs discussing how Apple introduced Microsoft to the world of Applications. Microsoft owes Apple big for giving them the leg up into that market. This is video 2 of 7 – I’ll try find the rest on YouTube

Truth & Lies: donations online

Tweet We’re a cynical bunch aren’t we. If TV & Movies desensitize us to violence then the internet desensitizes us to charity & needs. I’ve had a couple of things happening recently that have highlighted the issues faced when wanting to or needing too raise funds online and just how hard it is becoming to [...]

Donation help

Tweet My very good friend who runs www.webhelp.co.nz had a horrific weekend with his parents involved in a head on car crash. His mother has minor injuries (air bags help!!) but his dad suffered some bad injuries and is still in ICU (intensive care). Webhelp has set up a donations page on his blog & [...]

Special Prawn and Bacon Pasta

Tweet A simple recipe to enjoy on a lovely summer evening Chop onions, greenpepper, chilli, black pepper, salt (to your taste buds), fry in olive oil Grill bacon until well done, then add to base Cook up some el dente pasta (any type you want) Gently fry some prawns in olive oil , add garlic [...]

Interview with Dwayne Alexander

Tweet In the first of our interviews we took the time to send some questions to Dwayne Alexander the brains behind the new social network Live My Goals. Here is our interview with him. [Studiowhiz] Live My Goals is very new – still in beta right? So why don’t you start off by giving us [...]