Development iPhone

appMobi XDK delivers free cross-platform developerment (Like PhoneGap!)

The Chrome Web Store welcomed a new arrival today, and it goes by the name of appMobi XDK. While the addition is targeted squarely at developers, it’s entirely free and packs quite a doozy — cross-platform HTML5 software development from within the web browser. As you might expect, the tool is perfect for making applications […]


That truck driver you flipped off? Let me tell you his story. |

Let me tell you a little about the truck driver you just flipped off via That truck driver you flipped off? Let me tell you his story. |

Rant Social Media

Customer Service Rules in a Connected Society

During one of my favourite activities (read: least favourite activities), of catching a train, a realisation struck me. The old rules of customer service no longer apply in today’s world. It used to be that, in a world where no one had internet or Twitter on their phones, in fact, in a world where no […]

Development PHP

Leftronic PHP Module

If you’ve been lucky enough to obtain a precious beta invite to Ycombinators Leftronic, then you might find this PHP class I’ve written to help get variables into the dashboard. If you’re sat there wondering what the hell I’m on about, Leftronic is a online tool for creating great looking business dashboards. We’re using it here […]


6 Easy Steps to Falling Asleep Fast — PsyBlog

I always have trouble sleeping – so when I saw this article (actually via Lifehacker, but there styles have messed up the list), I thought it was awesome. Tried this last night – as far as I can tell the theory is sound (its based on Stimulus Control Theory). Lie down to go to sleep […]

Social Media

8 Key Mobile Marketing Trends

How important is mobile to you and the sites you’re creating? It is a brave new world for mobile marketing, and without a proper guide, you could get lost in all the new developments. To help you better grasp this exciting industry, we have identified the 8 most significant mobile marketing trends of 2011 that […]

Social Media

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Generate Leads From Twitter

Social media marketing is often filled with useless metrics. As a marketer, the metrics that matter for any tactic are leads and customers. If social media marketing isn’t driving revenue, then it isn’t worth participating in. While it can be a valuable lead generation tool, it is sometimes difficult to start generating leads from Twitter. […]


Would you go into business with Lord Sugar?

Because I wouldn’t, and I feel for Tom, because he’s a great guy, and he’s stuck with a backwards leader as a boss.  Let me elaborate (I understand that a lot of the apprentice is dramatized, before any one gets carried away replying to this). 1. He’s pretty much the definition of a hypocrite.. In […]


The tilde key ~ its amazing

The ~ Operator Find synonyms by preceding the term with a ~, which is known as the tilde or synonym operator. The tilde (~) operator takes the word immediately following it and searches both for that specific word and for the word’s synonyms. It also searches for the term with alternative endings. The tilde operator […]

Investing Rant

Investing – Part 1a.

So it turns out we had a bit of bad day on Thursday which kind of causes my spot gold, BP. spread bets to fall.. What happened? well my spot gold stopped out, which meant enough of a ‘loss’ had been made in my IG account to margin ‘out’ my BP. position. The most annoying […]