In honour of #HappinessDay, VPS shares a few things that have made us smile this week…
Virtual Reality Gaming
The Nintendo Wii dangled the carrot, back in the day. It opened up the possibility of games that we could interact with using more than a handset. But then the tide dried up a bit. Now Sony have got the bandwagon well and truly moving by revealing their Project Morpheus headset, which they hope to launch as an add-on to the PS4 at some time in the future. This headset, which’ll make you look like Robocop, lets you move around a virtual landscape to play games like medieval castle combat tryst The Castle, and sci-fi shoot ‘em up EVE: Valkyrie.
Jason Stevens discovers the open source project that lets you pack, ship and run any application as a lightweight container...
One of the consequences of virtualisation in particular and cloud computing in general is the increasing march towards automation in worldwide IT departments and inside web hosting datacentres. This trend is also largely attributable to open-source technology, including Linux, which forms the backbone operating system of leading web hosts using the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PhP) stack.
It’s National Pi Day in the USA today, so we thought we’d get nerdy about all the things we love about pi.
So, it’s your party trick to recite pi to 15 places. But, we bet you didn’t know the following pi-related bits of triv...
VPS.Net has servers in 18 global locations. In this series, we go virtual globetrotting to discover more about where they are.
While Amsterdam hogs the tourism limelight in North Holland, Haarlem is the sort of place that waits patiently in the wings. But this town is worthy of more than understudy status.
Get a managed server from VPS.NET and we’ll do your hard work for you, leaving you free to...
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VPS.NET are on a talent scout. We’re looking for in-the-know Web users to contribute to an online library of tips, tutorials, and how-tos.
Want to pack a punch online? The new version of Klout could help...
If you’re in business, chances are, you’ve already heard of Klout. It’s a service that calculates a number, which tells you how influential you are in the online world. It’s gained such authority recently that companies in America have started to use Klout scores to assess interview candidates.
This month, however, the service went through a make-over. #NewKlout not only calculates your influence score, it now provides you with the tools to up your Klout number, through the power of content.
When you run your own business, it's hard to find an excuse for a pit-stop, so we find them for you. Today, it's this infographic, created by Dirk Loechel on the deviantART website.
Take your time to choose your favourite spaceship over a cup of cha. Hint: The Star Fury is the out-and-out best.
Need help creating a marketing campaign? Elle Hammond's on hand with inspiration...
It’s that time of year again, and businesses around the globe are pulling out all the stops to generate that warm and fuzzy feeling for February 14th. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some of the most memorable Valentine’s Day campaigns. Check out our selection below and choose your favourite…
Desk-bound today, free range tomorrow? The answer's yes if the online comic XKCD has anything to do with it...
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