Archive for May, 2010



Is the future paid for content?

This week new websites for The Times and Sunday Times launched to the public. A cleaner look almost resembling the hard-copy newspapers will appeal to many, but the question is...


Is Google giving you the short answer?

When you search online, Search Engines answer your search query by providing a list of websites where you can find the information you’re looking for. It doesn’t tell you the...


Never too old to get online

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks but an ever increasing number of older people getting themselves online suggest that maybe the internet is just a new...


How the web used to look

We are constantly warned about posting information on the internet that we might later regret but here is the proof: The Wayback Machine from the Internet Archive. The US-based site...


The creation of a new domain extension

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How do new domain names get created? And who gets first dibs on registering them? You might be surprised to know that it can take years to get a new...


Does IT make you happier?

Here at 123-reg Towers surrounded by computer equipment, working away on my PC with dual-monitors, and with my smart phone sat next to me, life is not so bad.  To...



How will you vote?

Tomorrow the country goes to the polls. In what truly has been a Digital Election – TV debates, Twitter and Facebook use by would-be MPs – tradition reels us back...