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On December 3rd a closed-door meeting will take place in Dubai. In attendance will be members of the United Nation's International Telecommunications Union. On the agenda will be a proposal, tabled by Russia, for sweeping changes to how the...
…now it looks as if it's here to stay. Having been introduced as part of the Windows 8 operating system launch last month, Internet Explorer 10 has just been released for Windows 7. Rapid uptake is expected; IE9 is a very good browser, its popularity...
Born in London, England in the early 1950s, Alan Meeks began his career as a trainee artist, typographer and typeface designer in 1970. He joined Letraset as senior designer and studio manager in 1975, where he was responsible for artistic...
It will come as no surprise to anyone, that slow buffering of a video is highly likely to see viewers give up, and go and do something less boring instead. Think about all the hours you've wasted staring at a progress bar. A few seconds here, a few...
It is a commonly held view that the minimalist approach to design is what lifted Google, in the early days of the web, above the arguably better search results of engines such as Alta Vista. The famous white page with the centered search box is...
There has been much cross-over between web development and application development in recent years. The biggest trend being the increase in web-based applications. Whilst many would argue that it’s the rise of the cloud, and of faster...
/ / Nov 7, 2012
In the U.S. election day is finally here. People across the country are heading out to vote, with many U.S. citizens resident abroad having already cast their ballots. Polls emerging in the U.S. suggest the race is tight in key states, but are...
Now the lights are coming back on in New York, a lot of our regular readers may be feeling a little nostalgic for cosy intimacy of the flashlights and candles. Lighting affects us like nothing else. Warm, orange colors seem to increase the temperature...
With Hurricane Sandy still lashing the North East of America, Google was forced to modify its launch event for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 products, yesterday. The superstorm has already claimed more than 40 lives in the Caribbean, and...
Since the launch of Google's Penguin update in April, sites that rely on black-hat link building including purchased links and link exchanges, have had their page ranking penalized. The question has been, exactly how is Google deciding if...
Now that the dust has begun to settle on Mozilla's go-stop-go launch for Firefox 16, the company is able to turn its full attention to the next release; Firefox 17. Mozilla's adoption of the rapid release program means that when Firefox 16 was...
If there is an issue more likely than the fold, to cause web designers to draw battle lines and pick sides, we're yet to hear of it. The fold is a concept derived from print design, specifically broadsheet newspaper design. Newspapers have a literal...
Mozilla's Firefox has been slowly losing market share since its peak in mid-2009. Prior to the establishment of Google's Chrome, Firefox was the only real alternative to the much despised Internet Explorer. Its market share has been radically...
Creep up behind the nearest SEO specialist and whisper "Penguin!" in their ear. Now watch as they cough, splutter and start to turn grey. Why? Well, like a horror film villain, Google's Penguin has refused to die; it's back and this time it's...