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From time to time we have clients contact us as they can not view certain websites. Quite often the reason for this is outdated DNS caching at their ISP.

For a superior browsing experience we always recommend people use Open DNS. Here are a few reasons why...

OpenDNS's proprietary DNS caching technology finds and locates the last known good IP address for Web sites that are experiencing difficulty, making Web sites that are down for the rest of the Internet load for OpenDNS users.

Ecommerce on your Mobile

Whilst it is probably a case of the jury still being out on whether ecommerce will ever be really big on smart/mobile phones, the following article on "The RetailBulletin" website discusses where the market is right now.

I have to admit I am still at the stage where I may browse ecommerce sites on my phone, I have the Amazon app.

I still return to my PC to actually make the purchase. Why?

Bigger screen - less likely to miss any small print
Bigger screen - can see product better
Bigger screen - type in credit card info more easily.

Heres the link to the article

Ecommerce on Mobile phones

Wordpress site - released June 2010

We have released our latest Wordpress site today June 25th 2010.

We were asked to create a website for a sash window repair business which would showcase the work he undertakes and provide images and descriptions of previous commissions.

The site can be found at

All you want to know about remanufactured toner cartridges

If you've ever wished you could reduce your printing costs, take a read of this article about remanufactured toner cartridges, then decide if you want to stick with the expensive OEM option.

Truths about toners

Scheduled Maintenance - NEW MAILSERVERS

***Scheduled Maintenance Update***

- DATE: Wednesday 2nd June 2010
- TIME: 18:00-06:00
- SYSTEMS EFFECTED: All Mail Servers

Upgrade of Mail servers


On Wednesday the 2nd of June we will be performing server upgrades to much higher spec machines for all mail servers, this should cause minimum disruption/downtime but there will be a DNS change for access which should process through the night, however if you have any problems connecting to the new servers on Thursday morning the new IP's will be as follows: