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January 15, 2012 by

Holier than thou

At my last contract job, building a gloriously swift website in Drupal, I decided to give generously of my generous contract income to Free Software. Notepad++ is my perennial Windows text editor of choice, even in the light of the oncoming (proprietary) text editor juggernaut that is Sublime.

December 12, 2011 by

How do you look without images?

Have you ever considered how your website looks if the user has images turned off?I only ask because I have tethered my Android phone to my laptop using EasyTether (darned proprietary software but I couldn't get the Free stuff to work).

September 19, 2011 by

Android opens up to 'British English'

Google has made it possible for people to control their Android phones and tablet using spoken 'British English'.The software company introduced a tool called Voice Actions for Android in the US last year, allowing users to verbally direct their device to send a text to a contact, go to a website, or get directions to somewhere on Google Maps.

September 16, 2011 by

Newzbin client aims to circumvent BT blocking

The people behind the soon-to-be-blocked Newzbin2 file-sharing website have released a client that can bypass BT's site-filtering software, according to reports.TorrentFreak reported on Wednesday that the new software from TeamRDogs, the group that set up Newzbin2 and its predecessor Newzbin, would circumvent BT's Cleanfeed system.

August 25, 2011 by

Google launches paid web translation for businesses

Google has invited businesses and commercial software developers to integrate its automated translation service into their web pages and web applications for a fee.In a blog post on Wednesday by Google Translate product manager Jeff Chin, Google announced the release of a paid version of the Google Translate API to go along with the free version for academic users and the Google Website Translator gadget for other users.


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