IIS – Classic Mode

I can’t say I ever gave much though to the differences between IIS’s Integrated and Classic modes before. If it worked, it worked. I never had a need to use one over the other…. until the other day. We recently got some nice new servers and as well as moving an application to the servers,…



It’s been an interesting week for Instagram. On Monday they changed their privacy policy to allow them to sell users’ photos without their permission. This was introduced as a “like it or lump it” section. Meaning if you wanted to opt out then you could… by not using Instagram. Not only was the policy change…


There’s an app for that…

Is there? great! But should you really care?     Apps have exploded in the last few years. Initially, that drive came from Apple and, more specifically, the iPhone. The iTunes store has an ever growing number of apps available for Apple products and I’m sure Apple are a lot more interested in the paid…


The Facebook Bubble?

So it’s finally happened, Facebook’s IPO. It’s been talked about for months with an estimate value of anywhere from $23 per share and up. The actual price came out at $38, valuing the company at $104 billion! Not bad, but is it worth it?   In 2011 Facebook took home just over $1 billion in…


Chrome OS Dev Release

Chrome OS is maturing quickly these days. Techcrunch.com has a short article about the latest release of Chrome OS and it certainly does look promising as an OS. The OS is slowly migrating away from the Chrome browser and the extra functionality means it no longer has the look or feel of just being a…


Extensionless URLs Not Found

If you ever set up a website which makes use of the extensionless URLs then you may have come across a problem where the page www.yourgreatsite.com/Home cannot be found but www.yourgreatsite.com/Home.cshtml works perfectly. The problem is that, by default, IIS is not set up for URL rewriting. So you need to enable it. If using…




netbooks dead?

“ultrabooks” rising?


Arent’ they all just laptopsjQuery15208134175237550804_1327074745286!

getting smaller, slimer, faster, lighter.

same as what has always happened with computers?

Are Tablets Worth Their Weight?

It’s been a few thousand years since Moses came down the mountain proclaiming how great tablets were and everyone is beginning to agree. Small US businesses are looking to purchase tablets in the near future. The iPad is hugely popular, Samsung’s Note has shipped more than a million units, Amazon are actually giving away Kindles…


Looking Towards a Very Mobile 2012

Silicon Republic’s Adam Renardson compiled the tech year in numbers for 2011 but what does this mean for 2021? What’s interesting is that mobile technology is finally really maturing into something great. Apple’s iPhone may have slipped up slightly with now iPhone 5 but they have time to redeem themself, Android is coming of age…