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Chris Cardell

Another reason to avoid GoDaddy

GoDaddy, one of the largest providers of domains and web hosting on the web saw a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS attack) causing thousands of websites hosted with GoDaddy to fall off the web for a period of time this morning (14th January 2009). Bob Walsh of CNET reported that Nick Fuller, communications manager, […]

Installing OpenOffice.org 3.0 on Ubuntu 8.10

Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex” sources by default include OpenOffice.org 2.4 instead of the latest OpenOffice.org 3.0. This means that the update manager by default won’t update OpenOffice automatically. This tutorial explains how to uninstall your current version of OpenOffice and install the new version in all of about 2 minutes (excluding download time).

Step One – Download package

– Go to OpenOffice.org.

Google… leader in favicon publicity

A favicon is a small 16×16 icon that displays itself in a web browsers address bar and tab beside to the page title. Only Google could create a frenzy over a favicon. Back in June 2008 their favicon was redesigned, transforming from a capital ‘G’ to a more elegant lower case ‘g’, this time they’ve […]

Vaio P Series… target market?

Sony teased us with a hidden website in December 2008 that stated, “On the 9th of January you will change the way you look at laptops. Forever.”. The website was quickly removed. However, yesterday at CES …

CloakHost Web Hosting Review

CloakHost is a one-man band. The force behind it is Agnivo Roy who also runs a number of other small projects. The design of the site is a little unfinished and inconsistent. The client area, which is used once you’ve paid for a package is simply an unedited WHMCS. However, none of this really matters […]

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