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Fix: Internet connection not working with PhoneGap / Cordova app once published to the app store

Jun 03, 2014

This was a hard one to fix. The app was working fine in debug mode and even within the Apple app store, however it broke when we published the application to the Google Play app store. Here is how we found and fixed the problem.

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Why we refreshed our home page

Why we refreshed our home page

May 28, 2014

We have just reworked our own home page as well as improve many different usability elements of the site, here is why.

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A simple multi-url PHP url shortener script

May 01, 2014

Here is a simple Open-Source PHP URL shortener script that works across multiple domain names and that uses a simple database to store and control the shortened URL's

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Moving the Outlook 2013 OST default location on Windows 8.1

Apr 03, 2014

This article outlines how to move where Outlook 2013 stores the default ost file location on Windows 8.1. There seems to be a major configuration issue in Outlook 2013 that does not allow you to change the default file location of automatically created OST files.

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Fix: Genymotion openGL renderer error

Mar 31, 2014

Fix Genymotion android virtual machine coming up with an error claiming it cannot load the OpenGL 2.0 renderer on a ATI Radeon HD4800 device. Fix unable to initialize OpenGL renderer error.

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H.265 versus VP9 video - Which will win?

H.265 versus VP9 video - Which will win?

Jan 03, 2014

The goals behind VP9 and H.265 are essentially the same: deliver the highest quality of video possible at the lowest bit rate (i.e. file size) and requiring as little processing time as possible. However, which will win?

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Editing your Windows 8 hosts file

Dec 19, 2013

How to edit your hosts file on windows 8 to preview in-development websites.

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Poor performing sales reps equalling poor company performance? Where sales enablement breaks down

Poor performing sales reps equalling poor company performance? Where sales enablement breaks down

Oct 03, 2013

This research, based upon a social media user group poll completed by Scorchsoft, shows where the enablement of your sales and your partners' sales representatives maybe breaking down. Are your sellers aware, motivated, skilled, convinced and equipped to deliver you the very best results?

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How to work white-label in BaseCamp

How to work white-label in BaseCamp

Sep 17, 2013

When working white label for a customer there is the issue of company visibility. BaseCamp provides some great project tools and this post will show you how to ensure identities across base camp installations work correctly.

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Why should you invest in good web hosting?

Why should you invest in good web hosting?

Aug 08, 2013

Buying web hosting should not just be about getting the most disk space or most bandwidth per month. Confused? Let us explain...

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