Handy Blu Ray vs HD DVD and chart

Webfooted posted a handy little link over at her blog marblecake.org.uk to a site that shows the differences between the Blu Ray disc, HD DVD disc and DVD disc. You can view it here, thanks webfooted.

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BBC Compare IE7 and FF2

The BBC have a nice little comparison article on Internet Expolere 7 and Firefox 2, check it out on their technology website.

CSS Tutorial 1: The Basics

This is a basic tutorial in order to get you started using CSS. Many people would like to learn how to use it, but can’t seem to find any decent tutorials to learn from, so I thought I would give it a go.

This tutorial will show you all the basics on converting your site to CSS.

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets by the way.


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Internet Exporer 7 Released

Internet Explorer 7 has now been released.

You can get on microsoft’s site here. And you can read about the release on the IE Blog here.
Guess I better start designing my websites for IE7, actually I probably should have started doing that a few months back, oh well!

I think my ipod is making me go deaf

I bought my ipod nano in february of this year (2006). Lately I have been having trouble with my right ear. It always seems to end up blocked, I stopped using my ipod for a time and it eventually cleared up, I then started using my ipod again after this and now my right ear has blocked up again. It doesn’t clear for a few days and when I touch it, it hurts.

I do not think there has been any research done to prove this, but I really do believe that mp3 players are making us go deaf. We will be a generation full of hearing problems because of the mp3’s and mobile phones.

Maybe it’s not the actual listening to music, maybe its more the headphones. The headphones that ship with ipods for example are the type of headphones that are being inserted into the ear as opposed to more comfortable headphones that just site on the ear. Maybe it would be worth investing in some headphones that do not go anywhere near my ear canal.
Or maybe it is the volume I listen to my music at, compared to my friend who listens to her ipod at full blast I play mine at whisper level.

Interesting Articles:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4162028.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5311868.stm

http://www.technewsworld.com/story/51942.html

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Doodle 4 Google Voting

This blog post is on coverage from the 2006 Doodle 4 Google Competition, please visit the 2007 web page for the Doodle 4 Google competition here.

THIS IS AN UPDATE POST FROM THE PREVIOUS DOODLE4GOOGLE THREAD.

For those of you following the google.co.uk competition for Doodle4Gooogle, voting has now been opened for you to vote for your favourite Google Logo, you can vote on the Doodle4Google website here.

Website URL: http://www.google.co.uk/doodle4google

voting closes on Sunday the 15th of October. There are 3 categories to vote for: 4-8 years old, 9-13 years old and 14-18 years old. The winning doodles will be announced on this website on the Doodle4Google website on Tuesday, 7th November.

Check them out now!