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Going carbon neutral

2nd December 2019

The first in a series discussing environmental and social responsibilities. We discovered that making our business carbon-neutral was a lot easier than we thought thanks to an international organisation offering to plant trees on our behalf.

If you're still typing in your password, you're doing it wrong

2nd October 2019

I know we go on about passwords a lot, but they're really important. Hopefully one day soon passwords will become obsolete, but until then they're the main system we use to identify ourselves.

Two weeks with the Oculus Quest

27th September 2019

Watch this video of our favourite things to do with the Oculus Quest.

The Oculus Quest is incredible

13th September 2019

We've just bought an Oculus Quest, and it's one of the most amazing tools I've ever seen. The future is here!

Why do I need Windows 10 anyway?

31st July 2019

A recent report by tech company Spiceworks suggests that 79% of organisations still have at least one computer Windows 7. Why is that such a bad thing? Read on to find out.

Trying to escape the bubble

8th May 2019

One of the things I love most about the internet is the wide variety of information. Recently I've found that sites like Quora and Youtube are only showing me information about topics in which I've previously expressed an interest, but that's exactly the opposite of what I want to see. So I deleted all my preferences to see what would happen.

Persuasive design in our pockets

26th April 2019

It's no coincidence that we find it so hard to drag ourselves away from apps and games. They've been designed to hook us in by playing on our instincts and psychology but being aware of the tricks can help to resist.

What's the opposite of a staycation?

12th April 2019

We finally achieved our dreams of being able to work from anywhere in the world that has a mobile signal. So we spent a week at a glorious guest host in the Sierra Nevada in southern Spain.

Bye bye Google+

26th March 2019

Google+ is being shut down for consumers on 2 April 2019. It won't be missed by many.

Surveillance Capitalism

4th February 2019

Start The Week on Radio 4 this morning was on the subject of Surveillance Capitalism. It's not a term I was familiar with, but as they started discussing the subject I realised that I know what it is. Essentially it is how large corporations like Google and Facebook have industrialised our personal information, sometimes without our consent but definitely without our full understanding.

Fake news

31st January 2019

It's hard to believe the term 'fake news' has only been around for a couple of years. What does it mean and how can we all help spot it and stop it?

Health technology

26th October 2018

Making you healthier one byte at a time

Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 2

17th August 2018

What happens when you exercise your rights under GDPR

Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 1

10th August 2018

Tracking down companies that hold our personal data

A day without technology

20th July 2018

Can Mat survive 24 hours without his phone?

How to avoid online scams

12th June 2018

The top scams to watch out for

GDPR - where do we go from here?

25th May 2018

Data privacy is an ongoing process, not a one-off tickbox exercise

Should I #deletefacebook?

28th March 2018

Short answer: maybe. Long answer: read on!

Easy on the eyes

8th February 2018

Tricks and tips to keep your eyes healthy and avoid eye-strain when using computer screens

Do you need to buy Microsoft Office?

31st January 2018

There are alternatives to the MS Word and Excel

PC, Mac or Linux?

16th January 2018

Clients, friends and family are always asking for our opinion about which is better.

Google Pagespeed

8th January 2018

Speed is everything

How to change who manages your website

4th January 2018

Not sure how to move on from your current website developers? Read on...

Help, I've been hacked!

5th December 2017

Read our handy guide that helps you recover from it, and top tips to stop it happening.

Choosing a good password

5th December 2017

In this blog we'll look at what makes a good password and how to choose one.

Moving from SVN to Git

24th November 2017

Oh great, a fascinating article about version control

General Data Protection Regulation

15th November 2017

Are you ready for the new Data Protection laws which come into effect on 25 May 2018

Web design glossary

25th October 2017

If you can't tell your back end from your e-commerce, you need our simple web design glossary!

Search Engine Optimisation

13th October 2017

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is something of a dark art. Learn more in this quick guide.

Heroes of code

24th September 2017

Inspiring female computer scientists from the 19th century to present day

Usability and Flat Design

12th September 2017

Are current design trends making websites less easy to use? An interesting new study suggests they might be.

Do I need Facebook for business?

5th September 2017

We're often asked whether it's worth the effort to use social media for business. Yes - but only if you can do it right.

What did the web look like in 2007?

20th July 2017

Iteracy celebrates its 10th birthday with a trip down memory lane on the world wide web.

Open Data

2nd May 2017

Open data, the less famous cousin of open source, is the idea that the world is a better place when information is freely available.

Remote working

13th February 2017

Artificial Intelligence

6th January 2017

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love AI