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Review of the Week – Infinite Slider WP Plugin

In this weeks review I am testing out Infinite Slider WordPress Plugin. Infinite slider is similar to a banner or banner slider, which displays content that encourages visitors to click on a blog post. The difference with Infinite Slider will display tiles, of varied sizes, of your WordPress Posts or Pages along with the feature image, title and excerpt. With lot’s of customisations you can finely tune it to blend it into your WordPress blog.

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Jquery News Ticker – Display External RSS Feeds

In this tutorial I will show you how to display single or multiple RSS feeds using SimplePie in your WordPress theme in a news ticker style format using the jQuery news ticker script. If you want to link to your blog content try this tutorial. If you want to add a news ticker to a website that doesn’t use WordPress primarily but features a WordPress powered blog section then try this tutorial.

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LogMeIn Axes Free Version of Their Remote Desktop Software

Giant’s LogMeIn have recently axed their free remote desktop software and offered users a subscription only offer. No doubt LogMeIn is very useful and popular for business owners but by axing their free version they are bound to lose a lot of customers that won’t want to upgrade to the subscription based service especially if you only need to fix one or two computers several times a year.

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Configure Apple Mail Email for Hotmail IMAP

Microsoft announced a few months ago that they were to introduce IMAP support for anyone with a Windows Live, Hotmail, MSN email account. This tutorial we will configure Apple Mail to use IMAP instead of the default POP. We will be using Mavericks the latest version of the Mac operating system although the settings will be the same for any Mail Client on Windows, Mac, Linux and any mobile client.
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How Market Share And Use Of Cell Phones Is Increasing

As technology has advanced over the years so have mobile cell phones. The days when you had to have arms of steel to carry one around to now being able to easily lose it without even knowing it. Smartphones have been wildly adopted at an increasing rate over the last few years. The following infographic highlights how the market share has increased. Will Android win the battle over iOS? Will relative newcomers Windows steal a percentage? Who do you think will win? You might just be surprised.

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Top Time Saving WordPress Plugins

Navigating the WordPress plugin directory to find the right plugin can be difficult. Some people may think that there is too much choice where as some will think there is not enough. Over the past couple of weeks I have tested some top time saving WordPress plugins from just under the 28,000 plugins that are on offer from the WordPress plugins directory to save you time, boost your productivity and possibly make your blog even better.

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Wow Weekly Monday 7th October

Welcome to this weeks Wow weekly. My new design is well under way and I hope to be moving to my new theme pretty soon. Here is a selection of must read posts for this week on getting started in IT, blogging, Adobe and the usual collection of design and development links.

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Review – Hands on with the Sony Xperia SP

I have been hands-on testing the Sony Xperia SP for the past week. The Sony Xperia SP is a mid-level phone which is not as feature rich or as powerful as the Xperia Z series. Although this is my first time with a Sony Smartphone I once owned the extremely popular Sony K750i a number of years ago which was as solid as a rock and featured one of the best cameras around for it’s time. Would the Sony Xperia SP stand up to the challenge?

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WorldOWeb was initially designed to inform people on new software and security for Windows. Nowadays I post on things I like and come across in the web design world and throw in the occasional linux resource.


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