Category Archives: Computers and Internet

A SPDY end to web site content sharding?

With the advent of Google’s SPDY improvements to the HTTP protocol, could we see an end in sight to the practice of sharding content on web sites? In the news today (from The Register) Google report a 15% increase in … Continue reading

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EU Cookies Directive & eCommerce Analytics

Article 66 of this set of directives, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2009:337:0011:0036:En:PDF, from the Official Journal of the European Union states that: “Third parties may wish to store information on the equipment  of a user, or gain  access to information  already stored, for a … Continue reading

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Solid State Hard Drives

Over the years I’ve built up a few PCs by researching and buying components then stitching them all together. I always strived for the highest performing computer I could buy without breaking the bank. Recently I discovered that the single … Continue reading

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DeskSpace

I’m trying out an application to provide multiple desktops on my PC with a 3D cube effect for navigating between them. It’s called DeskSpace and was introduced to me by Ben Taylor. Have a look at it in action. It … Continue reading

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Google Latitude Background Updates

I’ve installed Google Latitude on my HTC Touch HD, which came packaged as a new version of Google Maps, and can now see myself labeled on the map. Hoorah. Now all I need are a view friends with it installed. … Continue reading

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ReSharper 4 Released

ReSharper 4 has been released by JetBrains. I blogged about it previous here so I won’t go over lots of old ground. Just as a reminder, this version supports C# 3, including LINQ. Very much recommended as a tool. If you want to … Continue reading

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ReSharper 4.0 Beta Released

ReSharper is a fantastic add-in to Visual Studio, and the latest revision of it is now available for download as a beta. There’s a 30 day free trial period available, and I really would encourage any C#, VB.NET or ASP.NET … Continue reading

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