Yearly Archives: 2009



Wikipedia's loss of editors

Well over 49,000 editors have departed from Wikipedia in (the first quarter)Q1 of 2009. Wikipedia has lost 10 times more editors in 2009 as opposed to the 4,900 from last year. The company claims that its recent loss has not … Continue reading


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Microsoft and Bing's facial makeover

For almost ten years, msn.com has kept the same design and now Microsoft is ready to enhance its look. One of the hopes for this redesign is to encourage visitors of MSN.com, to use their new search engine Bing, while … Continue reading


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Advanced Photoshop competition

Want to win?: ¬£500 cash ¬£500 iStockphoto.com credits iStockphoto.com and Adanced Photoshop magazine have teamed up to launch a competition where you (a designer) chooses from ten images to create a fantastic cover for one of their future¬†magazine¬†issues. For more … Continue reading


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GeoCities is no more

Purchased by Yahoo! 12 years ago, GeoCities provided web hosting services on the internet – Now it is no more. As of October 26th 2009, its 38 million user pages have been shut down and apparently will never be returning. … Continue reading


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Youth Internet Survey (YouthNet)

A survey done by YouthNet an online charity, found that 75% of 16 to 24 year olds couldn’t live without the internet.¬†76% of the survey group acknowledged the internet to be a safe place. Open University psychologist Graham Jones stated … Continue reading


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Wi-fi Direct

The wi-fi industry is about to get a majour¬†technology¬†upgrade Wi-fi Direct allows wi-fi enabled devices to connect to¬†each other in a type of “ad¬†hoc” system¬†without actually connecting to a traditional network. This system was introduced by The Wi-Fi Alliance (Intel, … Continue reading


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