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Scams Work/Technical

I was surfing your emails…

Should i be worried?

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Work/Technical

Remove text from end of cell content in entire Column – MS Excel

We’ve been working on a large project now for a good 3 or 4 months for one of our customers, and the final stage of the project is to add a load of free listings to their new directory style website. We have the bulk data in a spreadsheet and i have spent a good […]

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Removing the VAT from a VAT Inclusive Price

Ok, so we just spent the last 30 mins figuring out how to remove the VAT (20%) from a VAT inclusive price. The reason for this, is a customer of ours has an awesome online shop made by us – and all his prices are INCLUSIVE of VAT/Tax. He trades internationally, so we’ve been working on a […]

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Scams Work/Technical

Your UPS Invoice is Ready – SCAM – Phishing Email – WARNING – Explained

My spam box receives hundreds and hundreds of emails every day – on all my email accounts. Every now and then one slips the net (not that often though, thanks Gmail!) and due to me bein’ around these parts for a while i’m able to spot the warning signs that indicate that it is in […]

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Weblog Work/Technical

Syncing my Social World

Hello 🙂 So for ages i have argued with myself about how i should use the social networks that are available to me – i use about 6 quite regularly but i feel that i repeat myself or end up writing the same thing, on a few of them, and i only have the same […]

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Scams Work/Technical

Skype Payment Scam – Explained

I’ve been around these parts (the Internet) since I was 13, and over those years i’ve noticed lots and lots of cyber scams in various shapes and forms – I find them funny to be honest as they are usually so poor, it amazes me people fall for them.. I received a funny one today – thought i’d screenshot it and explain how […]

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Ranting Work/Technical

Stupid 123 Reg Web Forwarding FAIL

We use 123 reg for our domains as we have so many and they are the cheapest UK based domain name registrar! However the saying “you get what you pay for” really comes into play as the control panel and general support you get from them is dogshit. I wrote a very popular post back […]

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Weblog Work/Technical

Android Tablet of Awesomeness

For the last god knows how many months i have toyed with the idea of buying myself an android tablet. For those that don’t know, they are basically similar to an iPad, but with varying specs – and they are a lot cheaper! You don’t have to buy in to the iTunes hype – you […]

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The “Hidden” Internet….

This week in the news a couple of teenagers have been arrested due to carrying out some crazy phone hack on the US government – i started reading into it as I always find it hilarious when a couple of kids can take over something set up by a load of really clever .gov types! Anyway, I’m reading an […]

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Weblog Work/Technical

Windows 7 64bit on the Sony Vaio VGN AR88E

I’ve had my laptop for about 3 years, and in those 3 years i’ve had a new keyboard, upgraded memory – and i have installed windows 7 twice on it, once was 7 Professional and the latest is 7 Ultimate. Windows 7 is the best windows OS to date – it goes on most systems […]