African localisation of global products

Accra. Ghana. Photo © sldsouza. Introduction How have we come to know what brands we like or dislike? How have urbanists across the world developed a taken-for-granted recognition of brands, products and tastes for products far from its origin? This has come about first, because of globalisation, and second, because of the perpetuity of strong […]

Browse the web with your privacy in check

Introduction Privacy and Security on the internet is important. The consequences for ignoring this important measure could cause significant compromises especially to your precious identity or even financially. It is great that the majority of developers are focused in this direction by the creation of diverse tools, plugins and scripts to enable us all “live” […]

Responsive Web design Is Essential

Photo courtesy of Infocux Technologies via Flickr Creative Commons. Introduction The mobile takeover of web browsing activities has grown significantly over the past few years. In the 2013 Q1 study conducted by the Ecommerce Monentate, mobile browsing now represents 25% of all the internet traffic, with smartphones and tablets as the primary medium being used. […]

Secure internet tools

Privacy and Security on the internet is important. The consequences for ignoring this important measure could cause significant compromises especially to your precious identity or even financially. It is great that the majority of developers are focused in this direction by the creation of diverse tools, plugins and scripts to enable us all “live” securely […]

Max Tabs is awesome

Tabs browsing is a great feature on the majority of browsers. Some websites have turned this great feature into a “pop-up” assault. Tabs just pop-up so many times and can be as difficult to manage. Lim Chee Aun’s MAX TABS add-on for Firefox helps with fixing this issue by helping the browsing-user determine the maximum […]

Cinematic journey of the Island Man (Ekanth)

Ekanth (Island Man) is a stunning motion picture seething with subtlety and superbly structured storytelling. Amit’s visual pacing and quality of the filmmaking, and the intense sound scoring is what makes this film a delight to watch. The characters are believable. Their tempered dialogue, gestures and facial expressions are pronounced perfectly within this short piece. […]

How to uninstall conduit search tool on a mac

Recently, an upgrade of DIVX web player contained a sneaky installation of the Bing/Conduit search tool. Somehow, Conduit Search is bundled in a BING wrapper/toolbar which changes your browser’s home page and standard/default search engine to theirs – search.conduit.com. Conduit Search also adds a persistent tab-navigation and toolbar to your browser and serves advertisements based […]

How to deal with Non-Disclosure Agreements

If you work on your own or for a company, you have definitely been asked to sign an NDA and/or an NCA. So what is an NDA and NCA? An NDA is an abbreviation for a Non-Disclosure Agreement and an NCA is a Non-Compete Agreement. NCA’s are not commonplace but NDAs are becoming the current […]

How to redirect a url to another url without cpanel

Cpanel is exteremely useful for website maintenance, especially when a site administrator has to redirect a url. Nevertheless, not all website service providers give access to a cpanel. In other situations, when a cpanel isn’t available (like with a client’s server), then knowing some of these tricks can be helpful. Here is what you can do: […]

How to protect web and mobile forms

Every once in a while, a fill in form is required or needed in order to gather and analyze subscriptions, payments or other types of information. Not all forms are the same but nevertheless, they share the most basic of parameters. These elements are the most basic, whether designing for a website, television or a […]