Archive for January, 2011


Doing amazing things with Microsoft Kinect

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Regular readers might remember that we’ve mentioned Microsoft’s impressive new games controller, Kinect, before – and might even recall that we gave one away in last year’s Christmas competition. If...



Is Facebook set to unify platforms?

As more and more applications are developed and consumers continue to be led by social media, could it be that instead of HTML5 driven websites, 2011 will become all about...


Doh! Main mistake

We’ve covered these sorts of stories time and time again and we even suggested it would happen again this year,  so you may have thought the chances of a big...


Why AdSense makes sense

If you have a portfolio of dormant domains and are not yet putting them to use with our 123-reg Parking scheme you may consider spending a few hours of your...


Twitter the newshound – but wrong…

Only last week we warned about the problems of tweeting without fully thinking or checking what you were tweeting. Now today comes the story of a Fashion assistant of online...


Mobilising retailers

In some parts of the rural UK traditional mobile shops still exist – a van or lorry ladened up with a whole range of produce and items for those to...


Tweet only when you are sure

Only one full week of the new year has passed but it was already full of stories of Twitter account usage that has caused outrage. Two footballers Marvin Morgan (then...


Domain name predictions for 2011

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(Image courtesy of gwire under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.) The start of the year is traditionally a time when bloggers make foolhardy predictions, thus putting themselves at risk of...