If you’ve heard the word ‘Blog’ but aren’t sure what is means and how it can benefit you, this article explains what a blog is and how Business Blogs are a great tool for marketing your business. Blogging is not just for businesses either, if you are passionate about something why not write about it online on a blog?
This article explains the web design process and what you should think about when designing your own website. Research is key, and creating a clean and functional website your users will love. These simple steps will explain how to carry out the research and planning in order to create an initial design for your site.
You may have heard the names Alexa, Siri and Cortana before in relation to technology, and in fact, you may have used them, but what exactly are they? As you see in the title above, I have added the additional wording ‘Google Assistant’ which gives us a clue to what these applications are – they… Read more »
Last month, in my article about backing up your data I mentioned ‘the cloud’. Some of you may have wondered what it meant so this month I will try and explain what ‘the cloud’ is. Is it the white fluffy things in the sky? No! Definitely not, although the name ‘the cloud’ may have come… Read more »
I would imagine that almost of you who use a computer have at least once suffered from data loss. If you have found yourself in this stressful situation, you know from personal experience how important backing up your data is, and hopefully you’ve learned to make regular data backups part of your routine. If you… Read more »
Recently my (very old) car broke down and I thought that perhaps it was time I looked at replacing it. After some research it would appear that the automotive world is changing at a rapid pace and in the future car ownership looks very different from what we are used to. “Google Self-Driving Car” by… Read more »
As a web designer, I am often asked what cookies or caches are, and what purpose they serve, so today we are going to look at browser cache and cookies, and if we need to clear them. Caches A cache is defined as a hidden storage space. When it comes to computers, a browser cache… Read more »
Also known as IoT, the internet of things is “the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data”. Too technical? Okay, let’s simplify it a little. The Internet of Things is the concept of connecting any device containing and on and off switch to the… Read more »
Last month I wrote about securing your Android phone and this time I wish to write about giving your Android device a spring clean! No, were aren’t going to dust off the screen and case or remove the gunk from the camera lens (although this is a good idea), instead we are going to look… Read more »
So, you have a shiny new Android phone and you want to use it immediately, but stop! Before you go any further, take a moment to secure your phone and prevent your private data from falling into the wrong hands. Screen lock Setting up a screen lock is the easiest way to secure your personal… Read more »
What the new facebook timeline means for your facebook page. The new facebook page timeline rolls out this weekend. (March 30th to be precise.) What does this mean for your business or company’s facebook page and how can you make the most of this change? I will sum up the things you need to know… Read more »
The last couple of weeks has seen great unrest amongst the internet fraternity. The SOPA bill (Stop Online Piracy Act) has been going through the American government and if passed would effectively allow multimillion dollar companies, mostly in the entertainment industry, to censor content on the internet. It would give them the ability to take… Read more »