Creating an always on Status Board

I have wanted my own always-on Status Board, ever since I installed Panic’s Status Board app on my iPad I decided it would be better to have a dedicated device to display the information. Buying a new iPad just as a Status Board would be overkill, however I did have a spare cheap 7″ Android […]

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Better password security

On the 3rd October 2013 Adobe announced they suffered a major data breach as reported by Krebs on Security. Recently security researchers have analysed the leaked passwords used by Adobe’s customers, a news article by The Register shows this information clearly. It turns out that 1.9 million users were using ‘123456’ and another 3.5 million were using ‘password’ as […]

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Perfect offsite backup

Over the last couple of years I have begun storing more and more data on my computers, I regularly perform a backup of files and full system images every month. I currently store my backups on two 1.5TB and a 400gb external hard drive, you may say that storing backup data on that amount of […]

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Building a Mini ITX Home Server

For quite some time I have found the need to have a small dedicated computer to act as a file and print server for the multiple computers I have running at home. I did research of the best possible hardware for the tasks which I needed the server to perform. Since the server will be […]

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Migrating to Digital Ocean

I have wanted to setup my own server to host websites for quite a while, although looking at the prices from VPS providers such as Rackspace and Linode; the prices range from around $15 and $20 a month, too much for what I wanted to pay. My sites don’t get enough traffic to justify that […]

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OUYA Review

The OUYA is a small Android powered game console which originally received funding from a Kickstarter project back in August 2012. It reached it’s target goal of $950,000 but went on to receive much more. The final total when the Kickstarter project ended was $8,596,474. I wish I’d heard about the OUYA before the Kickstarter ended as would […]

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One Thing I Know

One Thing I Know is a book put together by selected organisations in the UK. The book features a large array of articles from creative leaders discussing interesting topics such as promoting your business and using social media effectively.  The book itself is around 110 pages and features many outstanding illustrations by Fiasco Design. It’s free […]

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Podcasts I Subscribe To

Podcasts can be thought of as shows, either video or radio shows. They cover certain topics you may be interested in. For me, I subscribe to a variety of Web Design and Technology related podcasts. There are thousands to choose from, using websites such as poodle.fm and the Yahoo Podcast directory will help you discover new podcasts. Apple’s iTunes program also […]

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New Blog

This is going to be the home of my writing. I will be posting regular articles about the web design industry ranging from design to development, I may also occasionally post articles about some of my interests. I will try to get my first article posted soon. In the mean time please subscribe to this Blog using […]

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