Following the general upset this week with the release of a study where Facebook allowed it’s newsfeed to be manipulated during a study of emotional contagion a Google Chrome plugin for Facebook has been released by Artist/Programmer Lauren Mccarthy. The study can downloaded here. The plugin is available in the Chrome Webstore.
I just thought I’d write a very quick post on the redevelopment of fastQuotes. First of all we are still big fans of Codeigniter from EllisLab, so no change there. Codeigniter is a great PHP framework that doesn’t try to do to much! Unlike some other frameworks it doesn’t back you into a corner of […]
Yesterday someone at CCS IT Training mentioned the ability to lock Windows quickly using Win+L. Somehow I had missed this shortcut so I thoughts I’d write a short post on some of the Windows shortcuts I use everyday. First of all the basics. These I learnt on my first Mac back in 1997ish and pretty […]
This weekend we launched v2 of fastQuotes. The new version of fastQuotes was developed in the fantastic PHP framework CodeIgniter. Have a look and if you haven’t already signed up your South African business then fill you details in on the signup form.
Spotted a post on Cherryflava of an iPhone being blended. Facinating to watch but also an excellent example of viral marketing. The website Will It Blend? is run by Blendtec, the manufactuer of The Total Blender that is used in the series. I have to say it worked on me. I don’t exactly want to […]
Microsoft has released Deepfish, a mobile browser for Windows Mobile devices, as a Technology Preview. The Deepfish Technology Preview enhances existing mobile browsing technologies by displaying content in a view that is closer to the desktop experience. Our zoom-able interface and cue map allow you to quickly access the information you care about over the […]
Despite the wobble the TyTN seems great so far. The most difficult thing has been to get it to synchronise with my laptop. HP NX6125 Vista Ultimate Office 2007 Vista no longer uses ActiveSync but now has something called Windows Mobile Device Centre. As much as I tried I could get my TyTN to connect […]
My Motorolla MPX200 died on me recently so I’ve been on the lookout for a new Windows Mobile based phone. I finally decided to go for the HTC TyTN which I picked up yesterday afternoon. So far I’m pretty pleased with one exception. Leaf, who if I understand correctly are the South African importers of […]