Monthly Archives: December 2007

DavidAirey.com Stolen

Logo designer David Airey’s domain name was┬ stolen about five days ago (oddly I hadn’t heard about it until today). He has since published a detailed account of what has happened, as well as how the jerk stole his domain (he has a secondary .co.uk domain he’s using at the moment). This is effectively ruining his business, by killing all of his search rankings and making his business cards and such inaccurate. Well, good luck with your legal battle, David.

Save Time: Consolidate Your Email Accounts

Do you have too many email accounts? Up until a few days ago, I did too. Every day I’d check several accounts for new messages, which took longer than I liked. My tip for today is too merge all of your email down into…

Psst… Want a Hulu Invite?

Ars Technica is giving away Hulu invites. If you want to check-out Hulu, grab an invite, supplies are limited. Literally.

Design Spotlight: Macworld.com Goes Web 2.0

The Apple Addicts over at Macworld.com, the website for the popular Macintosh magazine, have been busy redesigning their site. And it really needed a redesign. Let’s start with the header. Here’s what the new header looks like: Note that the logo says “BETA” next…

BlogBuzz December 22, 2007

Some Readers’ Links

I thought I’d take a break today, and highlight some readers’ blogs instead. Here are some posts I enjoyed from our top commentators’ blogs (on the subjects of blogs and web design). I will probably do this again in the future, in a few…

Which Lightbox is Right For You?

I was going to write a post comparing different lightbox scripts, but it looks like “etc” beat me to it. Which Lightbox is right for you? covers 18+ different scripts for your lightboxing needs. For those of you who have never heard of the…

The Best Way to Educate Readers About RSS

I’ve found that the best way to teach blog readers about RSS is to link to a great video I found. RSS in Plain English does a great job at explaining RSS in a simple, visual manner. The whole thing is done on a…

How Does Netvibes Store Our Email Passwords?

The popular start page Netvibes features a widget that automatically checks your email for new messages. For it to do this, you must supply your email address and it’s password (as well as your mailserver, if you use POP or IMAP). Here’s what I…

Net Neutrality Watch: ISPs to Insert Rubbish Into Your Pages

Rogers|Yahoo, a Canadian ISP, has been experimenting with technology that enables them to modify page content before it gets to you. Shown in the Ars Technica linked previously, is the Google.ca homepage with a huge banner proclaiming that the user has used 75% of…