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Twelve Days of Christmas “Five Gold Rings”

21 Dec. 2014Nothing says Christmas like your favorite characters getting together to re-enact your best-loved carols. Join Midphase as we start the music and light the lights with our countdown to Christmas with the Muppets for the fifth day of Christmas and Five Gold Rings.   I simply cannot hear the phrase ‘Five Gold Rings’ without imagining...

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The 12 Days Of Blogmas: Eight Maids-A-Milking

21 Dec. 2014

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

Eight hard-working milkmaids were given as a gift of true love on the eighth day of Christmas… We’ve reached the eighth day of Blogmas, a celebration of the eight hard-working maids-a-milking who were given as a gift of from one true love to another on the eighth day of Christmas. If you’ve been following my...

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VPS.net’s 12 Days of Christmas – 5 Golden Rings

21 Dec. 2014

5 Golden Rings... could they be wedding rings? What about the Lord of the Rings? Find out the true meaning of the 5 Golden Rings and also 5 other rings that symbolize unity. As we march past the halfway point … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas “Six Geese a-Laying”

20 Dec. 2014The goose is getting fat at Midphase, and we are celebrating with holiday deals and contests along with counting down the days to Christmas. Join us as we put forward our own interpretation of “Six Geese a-Laying.” When one pictures six geese actually ‘a-laying’, you might assume that they are, of course, laying eggs. In...

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The 12 Days Of Blogmas: Seven Swans-A-Swimming

20 Dec. 2014

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

Another bird for the collection was gifted on day seven of the 12 days of Christmas… For the past 6 days, we’ve been celebrating The 12 Days of Blogmas, exploring the gifts of true love that were received in the name of true love throughout The 12 Days of Christmas. This series has held a...

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VPS.net’s 12 Days of Christmas – 6 Geese a-Laying

20 Dec. 2014

6 Geese a-Laying may seem like a bit of nonsense, but the actual meaning behind this verse is quite interesting. It has been fun getting to know a little more about each of the twelve days of Christmas. I know … Continue reading

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How to Make a Musical Light Show

19 Dec. 2014We’ve seen the videos circulating the web of brilliant lights pulsing to our favorite songs, now we want them for our own. Here is a step-by-step guide to making your home as festive as physics will allow with your own musical light show featuring tips from our in-house light show expert, Cody Erekson. Just in...

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Twelve Days of Christmas “Seven Swans a-Swimming”

19 Dec. 2014Celebrate the Twelve Days of Christmas with Midphase as we count down to the 25th. Yesterday we covered the eight maids a-milking and for the seventh day of Christmas, we take a look at the myth behind the metaphorical swan song. “The swan is white without spot, and it sings sweetly as it dies, that...

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The 12 Days Of Blogmas: Six Geese-A-Laying

19 Dec. 2014

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

On day six there were six geese a-laying in store for the true love of our song… Day six of The 12 Days of Blogmas has arrived, and it’s going to be one of my favourites. On the sixth day of Christmas, yet another bird was given in the name of love. This is in...

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VPS.net’s 12 Days of Christmas – 7 Swans a-Swimming

19 Dec. 2014

With only one week to go until Christmas, it is crunch time - time to cram everything in. Learn how you can make the most of your last seven days until Santa comes. Over the last several days, we’ve looked … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas “Eight Maids a-Milking”

18 Dec. 2014Join Midphase for the eighth day of Christmas as we explore the phenomenon behind the phrase “smooth as a milkmaid’s skin” as we count down the Twelve Days of Christmas.   Have you ever thought of taking a closer look at the gifts delivered in The Twelve Days of Christmas? Midphase did! We are analyzing...

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The 12 Days Of Blogmas: Five Gold Rings

18 Dec. 2014

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

The fifth day of Christmas marks a time for getting down on one knee…   On the fifth day of Christmas, the gift of true love was five gold rings. If you know the song, you’ll probably know this line as the most memorable: three long syllables announce the five gold rings, protruding from the...

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VPS.net’s Twelve Days of Christmas – 8 Maids a-Milking

18 Dec. 2014

By now the Christmas spirit should be well and truly flowing through your veins. We only have eight more days until Christmas and VPS.net is beaming with joy as the big day inches a little closer. On the 8th day … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas “9 Ladies Dancing”

17 Dec. 2014We’ve only nine more days until Yuletide. Countdown with Midphase for The Twelve Days of Christmas for ultimate holiday excitement. Over the last three days we have featured drummers drumming, pipers piping and lords leaping. Here is your fourth installment of Midphase’s Twelve Days of Christmas. At Midphase we love the holidays so much that...

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The 12 Days Of Blogmas: Four Calling Birds

17 Dec. 2014

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

On the fourth day of Christmas, our true love’s house was flooded with visitors, or ‘calling birds’… Welcome to the fourth installment of the 12 days of Blogmas. If you’ve been following closely, you’ll have learnt all about the hidden meanings behind the well-known Christmas carol The Twelve Days of Christmas. Following on from yesterday’s...

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VPS.net’s 12 Days of Christmas – 9 Ladies Dancing

17 Dec. 2014

On the 9th day of Christmas my true love gave to me...Nine Ladies Dancing. To celebrate the 9th day before Christmas, we’re taking a journey to northern England. Within the Derbyshire Peak District of England lies a small upland area … Continue reading

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Hasta La Vista, Baby: Dystopian Realities

16 Dec. 2014

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

Are the Dystopian futures of science fiction slowly becoming our reality? Stephen Hawking thinks so… Dystopian fiction has been a part of popular culture for as long as people have been telling stories. Fears about what a bionic future could hold for the human race are explored time and time again in full feature-length glory....

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VPS.net’s Twelve Days of Christmas – 10 Lords a-Leaping

16 Dec. 2014

Learn all about the do's and dont's of web design as our 12 day adventure moves forward. The twelve days of Christmas continues here at VPS.net. Now that we’ve looked at the influence of music on our holiday season (12 Drummers … Continue reading

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European Parliament seeks Google break up.

02 Dec. 2014Internet Search Giant Google is once again under the scrutiny of European Policy Makers, MEP’s are seeking to break up the search giant, read further as Hayden Smith explains why. This week has seen a group of MEPs propose a resolution on the digital single market, the aim of which is to ‘unbundle’ digital services … Continue reading

Let .website, .press, and .host work for you

26 Sep. 2014Pique your clients’ imagination with these three new domains… Last week, three new game-changing domains were released onto the Internet. Use them to enhance your clients’ portfolios or to help them launch their businesses into the digital space. .website This domain is the first real alternative to .com. There are no boundaries or limits for … Continue reading