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Each and every one of us is guilty of causing what will result in the death of the downloadable app. Millions of sales worldwide for apps such as Angry Birds, and high grossing apps for companies such as Zynga, who require users to purchase in-game paraphernalia, are all factors which blind us into not seeing this coming.

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Firefox Crash

My computer got turned off without warning when a fuse was removed. Next time I went to shut down quickly, Firefox was hanging around, and I wanted it dead. I chose to kill it and shut down… A mistake I would soon regret…

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passwords

A few days ago I had the pleasure of attending a local “digital creative” meetup B&Wmeet. It’s held at the Slug and Lettuce, a national pub chain in the UK. A number of us wanted food before the event, and I noticed an offer on their website of 25% off food if you sign up [...]

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Screenshots of different Apple devices displaying the Hicksdesign website

The web can be flexible and adaptive but more often than not sites are rigid and static. Responsive web design is a group of techniques that bring us closer to writing once and deploying everywhere.

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Motorola Xoom

Google announced that it is set to acquire Motorola Mobility for a staggering $12.5 billion, it seems the model of controlling the hardware as well as the software has finally come out as dominant.

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ie-crash

Web developers in general, do not like IE6. Even it’s maker, Microsoft, aren’t too fond of it anymore, and who can blame them? Shockingly Big IE6 Warning is a Wordpress plugin that allows you to either warn users of IE6, or just crash the browser.

Also posted in Blogging, Browsers, Rant, Wordpress | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment
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