David Long David

<p>Professional Web Designer/Producer/Developer currently working at BSkyB </p>

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Microsoft make a desperate push for IE7

Microsoft make a desperate push for IE7

With uptake of the latest Internet Explorer browser being slow compared to that of main rival Firefox, Microsoft have started a big push to encourage more users to make the change.The first big advantage Microsoft had was having it pre-installed on it's latest OS - Vista and not allowing the obsolete Internet Explorer 6 to be installed (which would undermine vista security anyway).

published October 10, 2007 by

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The iPhone price not an issue

The iPhone price not an issue

To correspond with the launch of the "Pricey" £269 iPhone O2 will be releasing 3 new tariffs.1) £35 for 200mins and 200 texts per month2) £45 for 600 mins and 500 texts per month and3) £55 for 1200 mins and 500 textsPretty reasonable tariffs but on top of that you are given free voicemail and unlimited data access via EDGE/GPRS or Wifi Hotspots (subject to fair use).

published September 27, 2007 by

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Vishing: Phising goes VoIP

Vishing: Phising goes VoIP

Most of us have heard of "Phising". Scammers send out mass emails pretending to be from a bank or other financial institution advising of a problem with your account and providing a link to where you can login and rectify the issue.

published April 3, 2007 by

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Crazy Microsoft Office Pricing

Crazy Microsoft Office Pricing

Am I missing something or is it cheaper to buy Microsoft Office components seperately rather bundled in one package?Office Home and Student edition for £119 (£96 on amazon) contains the main office suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote.

published February 20, 2007 by

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The Vista Experience

The Vista Experience

I've had Vista Ultimate installed for about a week now and feel ready to give feedback on the new Microsoft OS.InstallationHaving the full Ultimate 32-bit edition I had 3 install options -1) Upgrade,2) Clean install from within windows3) Clean install booting from CD.

published February 14, 2007 by

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Map APIs a comparison

Map APIs a comparison

Since been back at work after the Crimbo break I've had the chance to work on interactive maps for the first time. Having avoided javascript as much as possible during my time as a front-end designer I suddenly found myself wading in with Ajax.

published January 17, 2007 by

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