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Internet.org By Facebook: Good Deed Or Too Far?

24 Apr. 2015Read the stories of the two-thirds of the world still without internet connection and what Facebook wants to do about it at Internet.org… A few years ago Facebook asked the world if “Connectivity is a human right” in this white paper. Bringing us an idea to connect the world to the internet. In 2013, Facebook...

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Getting Started With Domain Reseller – Part 2: Domain Registration

24 Apr. 2015In this second installment of ‘Getting Started With Domain Reseller’ we go more in-depth about how domain names are registered. In the last post we discussed the basics of domain names and how you can become a domain reseller. Now that you’re more familiar with how domains work, let’s take a closer look at the … Continue reading

UK2’s Shakespeare Day Celebrations With Shaun The Sheep!

24 Apr. 2015

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

Yesterday we celebrated Shakespeare Day with three great workshops at a local primary school… All with a little help from Shaun the Sheep! This week we’re celebrating National Shakespeare Day – held annually on April 23rd – here at UK2, in honour of our sponsored Shaun The Sheep statue which sits in pride of place...

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The Apple Watch Is Here…

24 Apr. 2015

The highly anticipated Apple Watch hits the market this week. Or does it? It’s been a technology media talking point since it was unveiled at the Apple Live event last September, but today superfans of the gadgetry giant can grab … Continue reading

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The Color Of Your Office Could Be Affecting Productivity…

23 Apr. 2015White walls are not conducive to productive employees, research shows. Go for green instead – and bring in some plants too. Colors influence the atmosphere, sure, but did you realize they also influence productivity? It may sound far fetched, but the research is there to prove it: the color of the room has a marked...

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Brand Protection: Domain Name Registration

23 Apr. 2015

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

Should you be registering new TLDs to protect your brand? Having celebrated its 30 year anniversary last month, .com is the giant of the domain name world. As the most widely used domain name across the globe, most businesses don’t think twice when registering their very own .com to use for their website. However, following...

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Technology Teachings For Your Elders!

23 Apr. 2015

We often talk about the importance of providing technology education to school-aged children, but we rarely take the time to think of older generations who have to keep up with the ever-evolving digital age. Grandmas and grandpas across the country … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Domain Reseller – Part 1

22 Apr. 2015Over the next couple of weeks, we’re going to introduce you to starting your own domain reseller business. In this section learn about the basics of a domain name, how you can sell them and how you can start your own reseller business. Anyone can take advantage of the booming domain business. This is especially … Continue reading

Google Will Now Favor Mobile-Friendly Sites

21 Apr. 2015Last week we wrote an article about how crucial it is that your site is optimized for mobile and tablet use. With Google’s newest update you have even more of a reason to make your site responsive. In order to keep everyone on their toes, Google is constantly making changes to its algorithm. The second … Continue reading

Google Crowns Mobile As King

21 Apr. 2015It’s happened! Google has declared ‘mobilegeddon’, or at least that’s what some are calling it. Mobile sites are to be favored in search engine optimization (SEO). Are you one of them? Keeping up with the latest Google algorithm can be a full time job. Considering all of the Pandas, Penguins and Hummingbirds, it’s a lot...

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Mobilegeddon: Google Favours Mobility

21 Apr. 2015

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

As of today, Google is making the move to favour websites which are optimised for mobile. Are you ready? Dubbed ‘mobilegeddon’ by a few of the more melodramatic writers on the web, Google’s plans to favour websites which are optimised for mobile web surfers have hit the headlines over the past couple of weeks. Today,...

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A Guide To Server Backups (Infographic)

21 Apr. 2015

Chances are, in your lifetime you'll come into contact with data storage failure for any number of reasons. Be prepared, back up your data!

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Why Your Website Needs To Be Responsive: The Hard Evidence

20 Apr. 2015Making sure your site can be viewed from mobile and tablet screens can seem intimidating and also pointless, but it is actually a simple process. If you haven’t created a responsive site yet, here is why you should care. Building a website is a big task, and just as you finally get it exactly as...

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Want To Connect More With Your Audience? Cut The “Tech” Speak

20 Apr. 2015In order to create compelling content that makes potential clients want to buy from you, make sure you’re speaking to them in a language they understand. The best way to do this? Speak your native language, not tech. One of the biggest challenges that tech-oriented businesses face is how to relate more to their audience. … Continue reading

Have You Done Your Quarterly Review?

20 Apr. 2015

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

It’s official – The first quarter of 2015 has passed. So, how is your business doing so far? Believe it or not, March is behind us, signifying the end of the first business quarter. With the year flying by, have you stopped to review the first quarter of your business? Although the official periodical Quarterly...

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A History Of Java

20 Apr. 2015

We’re taking a closer look at the building blocks of a website. As one of the most influential programming languages alive on the web, Java has some pretty rich history... Java has become one of the world’s leading programming languages, … Continue reading

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Simplifying Your Life – How Long Would It Take To Binge-watch A TV Series?

17 Apr. 2015Thanks to the website tiii.me you can see exactly how long it will take to binge-watch the next complete TV series on your must-watch list. You’ve once again reached the end of a rewarding work week. You’ve climbed the email mountain and now you’re ready to kick back and enjoy a couple of days off. … Continue reading

How Strong Is Your Password?

17 Apr. 2015Oh the dreaded password. They come by the dozen and are needed for almost everything we set out to accomplish. We’ve moved beyond ‘password’ and ‘123456’ but how strong is your password really? When registering for any account for retail or services, we find ourselves typing a password for the approval rating of that particular...

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Learning About Linux

17 Apr. 2015Have you ever been confused about what Linux really is? Look no further than Resell.biz’s introduction to Linux. In the tech world the growth and advancements of Linux are talked about almost daily. Many of you are already familiar with this unique operating system. Others may have only heard its name when purchasing web hosting … Continue reading

Game Of Thrones Returns!

17 Apr. 2015

Huzzah! Our favorite television series is back on our screens, and we haven’t been left disappointed as of yet… We’ve been excited about season five of Game of Thrones since the end of season four, much like the rest of … Continue reading

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