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Backing up your WordPress Blog.

By |May 19th, 2009|

If you have put time and effort into creating and running a blog do not put all that hard work in jeopardy by not backing it up religiously. Many of [...]

How to use RSS feeds in your WordPress blog

By |May 18th, 2009|

I recently wanted to be able to include the contents of an RSS into the main body of a page (or post), and was struggling to find a nice solution [...]

Enabling Internet Sharing (IntShrUI.exe) on blocked HTC phones

By |May 17th, 2009|

On several occasions after updated my ROM on my HTC Touch Cruise (Polaris) trying to start Internet Sharing has resulted in a “IntShrUI.exe is blocked” message. The best way around [...]

Community Building: Setting up a free community or group website

By |May 8th, 2009|

One of the things that I have been working on (in my spare time) recently is community-based websites. So I thought I would share some details for those looking to [...]

NetworkManager in Ubuntu sucks!

By |April 15th, 2009|

I recently switched by ubuntu 8.10 server/desktop to using the NetworkManger applet that comes as part of ubuntu. By default it was sat that; but wouldn’t let me change or [...]

Is television a dying media?

By |March 4th, 2009|

With today’s announcements of ITV slashing 600 jobs in the UK as their profits down 41% year on year; is there a bigger issue here. Sure there could be a [...]

I finally understand the Credit Crisis!

By |March 4th, 2009|

This beautiful video from Jonathan Jarvis finally helps visual how we all got into this mess in the first place. Great! The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on [...]

Free Guitar Hero Guitar?

By |February 17th, 2009|

Thanks to Activison and Red Octane's 'Hapsidasical'  (A cross between Haphazard and Lacksidasical) approach to customer warranties it seems that you can replace what does not actually need replacing (or even [...]

TweetDeck on Ubuntu

By |February 17th, 2009|

For a while I have been using TweetDeck on my XP laptop to interact with Twitter. However I also have a ubuntu desktop which I commonly use as well; so [...]

And in that moment of silence, the world seemed calm again

By |February 11th, 2009|

What happens when a social network like Twitter fails and falls over ... silence, pure silence that's what ;-)  For a period of time this afternoon all that Twitter users [...]