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Checkout Wows New Tailwind Design

Welcome to WOW blog’s new tailwind design. Wow has gone dark! After having the previous design for 2 years it was time for a change. One of the major reasons for the redesign was to reduce the loading time speed. Another reason is to increase health benefits, bizarre I know but read on. Amongst all these changes there have been plenty of changes under the hood too. Venture on to check out the trials and tribulations of the new design, if you dare!

Technology, Life

Quality Consumers – 3 Examples of Being Tied In

We are all consumers. Whether its the food we eat, the clothes we wear or the technology we use. We buy the goods, thus feeding the rich companies. We use our purchases until they break, which is generally outside its warranty. If something comes along that’s better we sell them. Replacing them 12 months later because it’s faster and better than the previous model. We live in a consumerist world intertwined in a capitalistic society. A business degree is not needed in this case! Technology has advanced so much over the past 20 years does it actually help or are we tied in even further.

Life

New Design Live – Dedicated to the life of my Dad

Sorry I haven’t had posted much this year. 2019 hasn’t been the easiest year so far. Having had persistent viral infections over a 12 week period at the start of the year. I decided to do a redesign of my blog then part way through my dad lost his battle after suffering a major stroke in 2018. As my new design is now live I will dedicate this post to him.

Software, WordPress

Appspector Browser Extension Injects Code into WordPress Posts

Recently, it has been discovered that the Appspector Extension for web browsers has been injecting JavaScript code into Search Engines. More alarmingly it has also been injecting code into WordPress Post/Page editor. The popular extension, which has since been removed from Google Chrome and Firefox, detects which technologies are being used on a website.

Life

2017 – The Time to Get Moving and Achieve Those Dreams

I haven’t posted as much as I would have liked this year. Following up from my going anti-social post last year I have had an extremely busy year moving house, twice! After living and outgrowing our family home for 16 years I decided it was the right time to sell and move house.  Since January 2015, life has been extremely busy after the sudden loss of my fiance, forced into single motherhood and deciding to go back to my old career in working with children to gain a regular income.  With a job, I love and more importantly had the opportunity to meet new wonderful people. I had further dreams to fulfil and obviously doing this without Shaun was emotionally difficult as it was our family home, I was selling!

Life

Going Anti-Social for 2 Months – The Experience

Back in July after returning from my 3 week trip to Spain and England I took on the task of DIY.  I turned anti-social, in a nice way, not in the yob (ASBO) fashion.  I focused on the tasks that needed to be done around the home. Thankfully I don’t mind getting my hands dirty! Here is my anti-social experience.

Web Design, Life

WOW Update – New Theme and Key Tools

Hey it’s been a while since I have posted. I’m still here but if you are a past visitor you will have noticed that I recently updated my WordPress theme and WOW has had a bit of a major overhaul, bootstrap style. It took me a good few months to complete the design and make it as bug-free as possible but as I now work part-time in a school and being a widowed single mother time is very precious.

Media

WOW Weekly – Sony Release PS2 Titles and Apple Open Source Swift

Welcome to WOW Weekly. Sony unlock an extra core and release the much awaited Playstation 2 games for the Playstation 4 on the Sony store with added features and benefits that might just make them worth spending your money. Apple release it programming language, swift, and all its tools with an open source license. Our new releases this week include Linux Mint 17.3 and GIMP.

Media

WOW Weekly – Dell, Xbox Turns 10, WP App Release

Welcome to this week’s WOW Weekly. Dell got into a little hot water when a rogue root certificate was found on its systems. Xbox 360 celebrated its 10th Birthday. WordPress.com release a handy new piece of software for the Mac and the Raspberry Pi Zero is looking rather yummy.

Media

WOW Weekly – Microsoft Embrace Open Source, Sony goes Backwards

Welcome to WOW Weekly. This week Microsoft finally shakes hands with the open source community at last after years of snubbing it. Sony announced that they are releasing emulation software for the PS4 which will enable you to play PS2 games but what’s the catch. Apple announce that during the holiday period they will not accept any new apps or updates.