Archive for the “Tips & Tricks” Category

Setting Up the Virtual Private Servers for High Availability

by Hayden Smith

In previous articles we have discussed the concept of high availability and what it entails. Over the coming weeks we’ll be looking at how you can configure Virtual Private Servers on the VPS.net cloud to provide you with a highly available web server solution. To do this we’ll look into configuring a pair of Linux…

Customize Your Link Shortening With YOURLS

by Hayden Smith

In the modern world of social media, people often try to say as much as they can with as few characters as possible. Especially with services such as Twitter limiting you to 140 characters, getting the message across in such a short message is a challenge. This gets harder still when you want to include…

The Best Email Apps For Your Smartphone

by Madeleine Bruce

Managing your email doesn’t have to be a chore with the right app! In the modern digital era you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who says they don’t get enough email. Indeed, for most of us managing our email is one of the most vexing and consistently challenging parts of our lives. The fact that…

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In Search Of Long Battery Life

by Madeleine Bruce

In a world where we can close the curtains from a distance of 10 miles with the push of a button, why are we still yet to receive a smartphone which lasts the whole day?

The Battle Of The Tablets

by Madeleine Bruce

A tablet is the perfect gift, but which should you opt for? When the iPad first came out in 2010, it wasn’t entirely clear why a person would own a tablet if they already had a computer and a phone. After all, everything a tablet does, a phone or computer can do too: check email,…

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7 Essential Holiday Season Apps

by Madeleine Bruce

Prepare for the big day with a little help from your smartphone! The holiday season is an exciting—although invariably busy—time of year. While there are so many elements that people look forward to, including seeing their families, cooking delicious meals, baking sweet treats, taking time off work, and buying and receiving gifts from their loved…

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Tips All Home Workers Need To Read

by Madeleine Bruce

It can be hard to stay on task when working in your own environment…

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Does Targeted Advertising Really Work?

by Madeleine Bruce

Consumers worldwide are becoming exasperated by being chased around the web by targeted advertising. Sure, as a concept it should be beneficial to the consumer, but in practice it is nothing more than a nuisance.

DIY Encryption

by Madeleine Bruce

It’s not always simple keeping your data safe online…

Brand Management 101

by Madeleine Bruce

In online business it can be tricky to truly protect your brand.

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