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Laptop Appeal

Laptop Appeal

At the beginning of January, just one day after many kids had gone back to school the Department of Education announced that all learning in schools and colleges was to move online. As with previous lockdowns and periods of self isolation there is a real issue with...
Flash is dead!

Flash is dead!

As of December 31 Adobe Flash is officially dead, it has reached its end of life and Adobe recommends uninstalling it. So what is Flash? First released in November 1996, at the time by Macromedia, Flash is/was an application that allowed rich content to appear on...
Professional Photos make all the difference.

Professional Photos make all the difference.

I often tell people I’m working with or training about the importance of images on their website, stock photos have a place, but they are never a replacement for photos of your actual work. When it comes to talking photos many website owners will take photos...
Weeknotes Week 2

Weeknotes Week 2

Its been a busy week this week, I’ve mostly been transferring websites from one server to another after I was approached to help out an IT company who’s current web host was closing down, so far I’ve transferred over 200gb (Thank god for unlimited...
Weeknotes week 1

Weeknotes week 1

You may have seen people using the #Weeknotes hashtag and wondered what it was all about, well it turns out its to encourage people to blog about their working week, something I always intend to do… but never get round to it.  By tagging the interesting...

It’s time for change

What’s happening? As of the beginning of April I will no longer be employed by Hack Oldham to manage the space, it will revert back to being member run. I recommended this change to the membership and they have agreed. Why? Hack Oldham was always intended to be...
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