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Category: Technology & Software

One step to saving $294 on software

Tweet Update: Jan 25 2008: Well folks it’s all over, MacHeist is done and $488 003 was raised. However true to form the MacHeist guys thought that wasn’t the best number, so they’ve added $21 997 to the amount to bring the final total to $500 000 raised for charity. UPDATED: more apps are now [...]

Jargon Explained Part 2: Domains, DNS & IP

Tweet This is part 2 in my series explaining the jargon of the web. If you missed part 1, POP, SMTP & IMAP, you might want to read it first. So now we are going to look at some jargon around these www things we use to visit websites & send email. For example, you [...]

5 reasons to use Google Apps

Tweet Any web developer will tell you setting up email for a client can be the bane of their life. I know when I ran my own company and was providing all hosting services, 90% of the support queries we took were in regards to email. In the last 2 years I’ve moved completely away [...]

Jargon Explained Part 1: POP, SMTP & IMAP

Tweet When it comes to the internet there is a lot of jargon thrown around and many people don’t know what these words & terms mean. What I hope to do with this series is unwrap some of this jargon so anyone can understand. Often small business owners, or organisation leaders need to make technology [...]

Mix ‘n’ Match

Tweet Getting a website or online business online is not the easiest thing, especially if you are not a coder. Trying to find out what CSS, PHP, ASP and other terms mean is hard. When you start looking at off the shelf products it makes it even more confusing. I’ve just been asked by a [...]

Firefox 3 beta 2 & software releases

Tweet Firefox 3 is getting closer to full release with each new day. It’s great to see today that the 2nd beta version is now available for download, as announced by Mozilla For those of you new to software you don’t have to purchase, many companies now include the wider internet community in the testing [...]

Flock vs Firefox

Tweet I’ve been a Firefox fan for .. well for as long as it’s been out. Firefox is a web browser for those of you wondering about that. The main reasons for using Firefox have been more secure than Internet Explorer better CSS & web2.0 support than Internet Explorer not developed by Microsoft use extensions [...]