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PNG fix for IE6

For a long time I have been bothered by the fact that to getting a nice transparent effect on PNGs working in IE6 doesn’t work. It leaves a nasty grey background to the image where in Firefox you would see

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Chimpanzee riding on a Segway

Chimpanzee riding on a Segway!

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How to take a screenshot of your iPhone

Taking a screenshot of your iPhone is one of the many nice little features that has been built into the 2.0 firmware update. It can be useful for capturing something you need for later or in my case I have

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Creating iPhone icons for your website

We have all seen favicons grow in use so much in the last few years. Even animated favicons are being used more and more. But while using my iPhone today, I noticed that you can save a bookmark of a

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Google Street View hits York and the UK

Above is Google Street View in action down The Shambles in York. What is Google Street View? Google Street View is a 360° view of streets. So instead of the normal view you are used to in Google of looking

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Shear-ly not! – Shaving Douglas Radburn's head for Comic Relief

Comic Relief 2009 at 9xb Well, it’s that time of year again where people do crazy things in aid of Comic Refief. Countless employees around the UK will be the victim of the head shaving experience on this day, but

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Gibson ES-150

I went to the City Screen Basement Bar in York the other week and saw Mr David Viner play. I really like the sound he was getting from his guitar and it also looked pretty amazing too. After a little

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FPDF – Creating PDF files using PHP

What is FPDF? I came across thsi little gem while searching for a PHP class that allowed me to create PDFs on the fly using PHP. Basically, FPDF is a PHP class which generates PDF files using PHP. It is

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Adobe Flex – A brief introduction to Rich Internet Applications

What is Adobe Flex? Flex is a highly productive, free open source framework for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops, and operating systems. Flex allows us developers to build and create intuitive,

Read More is a site that myself and a couple of colleagues are working on. The idea is to cut out the middle man and sell/rent out your home yourself or to advertise that you have a room for rent in

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