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15 Jun 2009

iPod Touch

Over the last couple of months I have been using an iPod Touch. It all started because a game developer contacted me asking if I would be interested in reviewing his iPod Touch/ iPhone games on Binary Joy.At the time...
10 May 2009

Joss Whedons Dollhouse

I think Joss Whedon is fantastic. Buffy, Firefly, and even Dr Horribles Sing Along Blog are all a lot of fun. Firefly in particular showed loads of potential so I was disappointed that it never even got to the end...
22 Apr 2009

5 reasons why I don’t follow you on Twitter

I have a fair few people following me on Twitter. It’s not as many as some Twitter users but it’s enough to make me feel a little bit special – after all I don’t know all my followers.Because there are...
29 Mar 2009

The future of WordPress themes

A couple of weeks ago there was quite a lot of talk within the WordPress themes community about the future of WordPress. Ian Stewart started it, and then it spread around the blogosphere… so I thought I’d offer my rather...
22 Mar 2009

Goodbye to blogging (as we know it)

As with all things, blogging is evolving. I mentioned a year or two about how the popular blogs are becoming more like websites – and the current trend of magazine themes is making this ever more real… and I think...
14 Mar 2009

Mimbo Pro 2.0

A year ago – almost to the day – Darren and I released Mimbo Pro, a premium WordPress theme. Since then both WordPress, and our technical skills, have grown considerably and so we’re now ready to present to you, Mimbo...
06 Mar 2009

Balsamiq Mockups Review

In my mind software wireframing is an art form.It’s the art of expressing design and interface intentions to a user or client without actually creating anything.Often when creating website or application mockups people will become obsessed with the inconsequential minutae....
02 Mar 2009

Bolt

Disneys latest animated adventure, Bolt, was recently released in the UK. It’s been a busy 6 months for me so I thought I’d take some time off and check it out. To be honest I wish I had more time...
26 Feb 2009

Hints and tips for Twitter noobs (and celebs)

After my recent post on celebs and Twitter a few of my real life friends signed up – and a couple of others asked what on earth I was talking about and why they should care so I thought I’d...
15 Feb 2009

Top 17 – UK celebs on Twitter

There have been celebrities on Twitter (follow me here) for quite some time but over the last couple of weeks there has been a huge surge of them joining in the UK. I’ve seen Twitter mentioned on a number of...
26 Jan 2009

Back into the groove…

Nearly a whole month and no posts… What is the world coming too?I don’t know why but ever since Christmas I have been feeling motivated to do all sorts of things – unfortunately blogging isn’t one of them.Last year was...
13 Dec 2008

A quick way to speed up your website

Getting a faster internet is great – it gives us loads of opportunity to improve the browsing experience through more advanced javascript and designs – I still remember the dreadful websites of the late 90’s that took an hour to...
09 Dec 2008

Tales of Beedle the Bard – new from JK Rowling

It’s been a while since I’ve mentioned anything remotely Harry Potter related and had almost forgotten about the new book until I noticed it had been released last week – The Tales of Beedle the Bard.The Tales of Beedle the...
22 Oct 2008

6 reasons why Lego is the best toy ever!

I have recently been looking into Lego for a project I am working on, and have come to realise that I still really really like it. Despite being 28 Lego still has the same sense of fun it had when...
19 Sep 2008

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a 3d animated cartoon, featuring all your favorite characters from the prequel trilogy, and some of your faves from the original trilogy.I got to see Star Wars: The Clone Wars last weekend and quite...
03 Sep 2008

Chrome – first thoughts

Yesterday Google released Chrome, a brand new web browser onto an unsuspecting internet. You’ve probably been inundated with all sorts of opinions and views on it, but I’m going to give me tuppence as well.Plus It’s fast. Very fast Webkit...
28 Aug 2008

WordPress 2.7 and Crazyhorse

Last weekend I spent a few days away from WordPress and work in general to spend some quality time with the girlfriend. When I got back and updated my local copy of WordPress (via svn) I was surprised to see...
12 Aug 2008

Wall-E

Wall-E is awesome – the best Pixar film yet… although I say that pretty much every time they release a new one. It tells the story of a lone robot, left to clear up the mess left behind on earth...
02 Aug 2008

Ben and Jerry (and Jo)

Last weekend my girlfriend and I went to the Ben and Jerries Sundae festival (on Sunday no less). This is a small festival on Clapham Common in London, England. It’s run by Ben and Jerries ice cream and has a...
11 Jul 2008

New plugin : BM Admin Tweak

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned how I have customised my wordpress administration interface to make it more streamlined and usable. This is an interface I made for myself so it works the way I want it too –...

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