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The other social network?

Lewis Lane - June 30, 2011

Google+ is a new (and currently pretty beta) social network from Google. Sounds exciting doesn’t it? No, you’re right – it doesn’t… …but this could indeed be something exciting. Having played with it today due to being one of the lucky horde that caused the invite process to be shut downI can say that it…

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Love the Internet? Got £114,000 to spare?

Lewis Lane - June 20, 2011

… well if you do, you may be interested to know that ICANN has just voted to allow the setup of ‘generic top level domains’ (or gTLDs for short) by anyone with this much money burning a hole in their back pocket. The announcement marks the biggest change to the system in over 25 years;…

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flashfight

The Future of Flash

Mark Heward - June 7, 2011

Increasingly in web development we’ve noticed a steady decline in the use of Adobe Flash within websites. The majority of the reasons developers once opted for Flash have now been replaced by such things as HTML5, CSS3 and other ‘official’ specs, leaving us to ponder what does the future hold for the once unstoppable force…

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Advertising war crimes

Tanya Garland - June 5, 2011

I wanted to thank Mr Giles Watson of Uffington, Oxfordshire when I read his letter in The Independent at the breakfast table this morning for shining a light on the fact that children of 16 can join the British army; and can be shown glamourous adverts that encourage them to enlist. When I read the…

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wordpress

WordPress: More than just a blog

Mark Heward - June 1, 2011

As a member of the Cool Blue team I’ve worked on a large number of websites. The vast majority of those are built around WordPress. This may shock those in the know as it’s primarily a blogging tool, but I have discovered over the past few months WordPress is much more than that. “WordPress started…

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