Saying goodbye to software 😢
It's the last thing in the world you might expect to get sentimental about but our routines and social lives are so bound up with software that when they shut down, it can leave a gap.
20th July 2021
Working long hours can kill you
A new study by the WHO shows a relationship between working long hours and premature death, but it's just the latest...
28th May 2021
Too often, accessibility is something that people only think about after they've designed a website. We want to...
21st October 2020
Improving your privacy online
I've been taking some simple steps recently to improve my privacy online, read on to find out more.
15th July 2020
The creative process and typefaces
This is the third part of a series about the creative process. We're going to look at the different kinds of typefaces, how to choose them, and the best places to source fonts for your next design task.
14th May 2020
Home working without injury
Wouldn't it be ironic to avoid COVID-19 through working at home, only to injure yourself because of a badly set...
2nd April 2020
Making the most of quarantine and downtime
COVID-19 has changed everything but we have to assume it won't be like this forever. Now is the time to capitalise...
19th March 2020
Going carbon neutral
The first in a series discussing environmental and social responsibilities. We discovered that making our business...
2nd December 2019
If you're still typing in your password, you're doing it wrong
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.
2nd October 2019
Two weeks with the Oculus Quest
Watch this video of our favourite things to do with the Oculus Quest.
27th September 2019
The Oculus Quest is incredible
We've just bought an Oculus Quest, and it's one of the most amazing tools I've ever seen. The future is here!
13th September 2019
Why do I need Windows 10 anyway?
A recent report by tech company Spiceworks suggests that 79% of organisations still have at least one computer...
31st July 2019
Trying to escape the bubble
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. So I deleted all my preferences to see what would happen.
8th May 2019
Persuasive design in our pockets
It's no coincidence that we find it so hard to drag ourselves away from apps and games. They've been designed to...
26th April 2019
What's the opposite of a staycation?
We finally achieved our dreams of being able to work from anywhere in the world that has a mobile signal. So we...
12th April 2019
Bye bye Google+
Google+ is being shut down for consumers on 2 April 2019. It won't be missed by many.
26th March 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.
4th February 2019
It's hard to believe the term 'fake news' has only been around for a couple of years. What does it mean and...
31st January 2019
Making you healthier one byte at a time
26th October 2018
Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 2
What happens when you exercise your rights under GDPR
17th August 2018
Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 1
Tracking down companies that hold our personal data
10th August 2018
A day without technology
Can Mat survive 24 hours without his phone?
20th July 2018
How to avoid online scams
The top scams to watch out for
12th June 2018
GDPR - where do we go from here?
Data privacy is an ongoing process, not a one-off tickbox exercise
25th May 2018
Should I #deletefacebook?
Short answer: maybe. Long answer: read on!
28th March 2018
Easy on the eyes
Tricks and tips to keep your eyes healthy and avoid eye-strain when using computer screens
8th February 2018
Do you need to buy Microsoft Office?
There are alternatives to the MS Word and Excel
31st January 2018
PC, Mac or Linux?
Clients, friends and family are always asking for our opinion about which is better.
16th January 2018
Speed is everything
8th January 2018
How to change who manages your website
Not sure how to move on from your current website developers? Read on...
4th January 2018
Help, I've been hacked!
Read our handy guide that helps you recover from it, and top tips to stop it happening.
5th December 2017
Choosing a good password
In this blog we'll look at what makes a good password and how to choose one.
5th December 2017
Moving from SVN to Git
Oh great, a fascinating article about version control
24th November 2017
General Data Protection Regulation
Are you ready for the new Data Protection laws which come into effect on 25 May 2018
15th November 2017
Web design glossary
If you can't tell your back end from your e-commerce, you need our simple web design glossary!
25th October 2017
Search Engine Optimisation
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is something of a dark art. Learn more in this quick guide.
13th October 2017
Heroes of code
Inspiring female computer scientists from the 19th century to present day
24th September 2017
Usability and Flat Design
Are current design trends making websites less easy to use? An interesting new study suggests they might be.
12th September 2017
Do I need Facebook for business?
We're often asked whether it's worth the effort to use social media for business. Yes - but only if you can do...
5th September 2017
What did the web look like in 2007?
Iteracy celebrates its 10th birthday with a trip down memory lane on the world wide web.
20th July 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.
2nd May 2017
13th February 2017
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love AI
6th January 2017