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Stephen Mulligan is a website developer of twenty years experience. He develops chiefly using WordPress as a platform using clean, valid XHTML 1.0 or HTML 5, and CSS.

He believes that the key to developing a successful website is understanding the unique requirements of the business or individual.

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Lenovo Yoga 2 review

Lenovo Yoga 2 review

When the Lenovo yoga 2 was launched only ten months ago it was deemed by many to be a good, but not entirely faultless machine. One of the greatest weaknesses was the low-resolution display and the slow SSD. Lenovo have now launched the Yoga 2 with the hope that the second generation Lenovo Yoga is now about to eliminate the criticisms. The new machine retains the ability to turn the device into a tablet on the fly, however, in many other respects it breaks new ground. Read More »

New HP Android Phablets

New HP Android Phablets

As announced last Sunday, HP now has two new phablets running the Android operating system. As a result, seems to be back in the smartphone market after many years in the wilderness. However, HP itself does not refer to the new equipment as smartphones, but as a tablet with a voice function. With 6 and 7 inches, the devices are already being classified as phablets. Read More »

Bowers & Wilkins Z2 test

Bowers & Wilkins Z2 test

The Bowers & Wilkins Z2 represents the company's entry-level model in the world of wireless music systems with Apple's AirPlay technology. However, the Bowers & Wilkins Z2 is not just limited to wireless transmission, but also offers a docking port for the latest generation of iPhones and iPods. Read More »

LG and Samsung present 11 million pixels on curved 105 inch screens

LG and Samsung present 11 million pixels on curved 105 inch screens

Not for the first time, LG and Samsung are in competition to be crowned most innovative display manufacturer. At CES 2014 both manufacturers were showing a curved Ultra HD TV with a screen size of 105 inches, and a resolution of 5,120 × 2,160 pixels in 21:9 format. Read More »

How good is the new Apple Mac Pro?

How good is the new Apple Mac Pro?

Mac Pro is Apple's contender for uncompromising workstations, which provide enough power for the most demanding users. The first Mac Pro was introduced on 7th August 2006 and then sported two Intel Xeon processors that quickly made them twice as fast as the then most powerful PowerMac. The first Mac Pro came along in a chic silver mesh enclosure that formed the housing of all Mac Pros until 2012. But in the middle of last year, the time seemed ripe for a new revolution and on 10 June 2013 Apple introduced the new Mac Pro which was so very different from its predecessors. Instead of simply using a tower case, chief designer Jonathan Ive decided to place the Mac Pro in a small black aluminum cylinder. Read More »

A modular mobile phone from ZTE: The Eco-Mobius

A modular mobile phone from ZTE: The Eco-Mobius

The first time someone said 'Phonebloks' many were very intrigued by the idea of a modular mobile phone that could be put together to their own specification. But many were also of the opinion that this is more of a pipe dream that it would not be implemented in the very near future. Well, things have turned out a little differently and as Motorola announces Project Macaw such an endeavour now seems feasible. So here comes Chinese manufacturer ZTE to turn these dreams into reality. Read More »

Samsung launches UHD TV U8550 Series

Samsung launches UHD TV U8550 Series

The U8550 series offers UHD resolution and detail, unsurpassed clarity and outstanding image quality. The Samsung UHD TVs of the U8500 series not only analyse the source but also reduce artefacts. As a result, you have an image revealing details like strands of hair or textures that make materials like leather recognizable. Read More »

CES 2014: Pebble SmartWatch revised

CES 2014: Pebble SmartWatch revised

Monday night, shortly after eight clock pm. Pebble has just held its press event at CES and there are some exciting new features to the popular iOS-compatible Pebble SmartWatch. Read More »

Toshiba Excite Pure: A Tablet for a lot less money

Toshiba Excite Pure: A Tablet for a lot less money

In the summer of last year (2013) Toshiba introduced three new Android tablets, all under the name Excite. In terms of display size for both the offer Excite Pure , Excite Pro and Excite Write all 10.1 inches, but the biggest differentiator is the price, because the Excite Pure is already selling for just under $250 and thus offers a lot of Tablet at an affordable price. However, how does the Toshiba perform in everyday life? Read More »

Apple iTV concept with curved screen and iOS 7 user interface

Apple iTV concept with curved screen and iOS 7 user interface

Another day, another Apple iTV concept, which has been refined through the work of two designers. First of all, Andrew Ambrosino's design was a concept based on a Samsung TV because of its excellent hardware design and the lack of any information about Apple's iTV iOS 7 plans. Read More »