Chris Walton

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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

London underground’s 150th birthday celebrated in a Google doodle

Googles Doodle team have celebrated the 150th anniversary of the London Underground with the creation of a new Doodle which, as usual, spells out the search engine’s name this time creatively using the colours of the Tube lines from the world over iconic map.

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Jonathan Ive becomes a Knight of the Realm

Jonathan Ive, is the Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple and widely regarded as one of the best creatives in the world who brought us innovations such as the iMac, iPod, iPhone and both versions of the iPad. Ive, who grew up in North London has been recognised by the Queen for ‘services […]

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

When getting social goes wrong

The UK domain registrar 123 Reg posted the following on their Facebook today Create your own website in minutes Let’s take the technical hassle out of website creation. After all, who wants to be a computer geek? With InstantSite, anyone can design a website. That’s right, no boring web code or paying out for costly […]

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Steve Jobs dies aged 56

The technology world has woken up today to the news that Steve Jobs, long time front runner at Apple who was behind the success of not only Apple as a brand but also the launch of the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad had died from cancer.

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Firefox 5 is here

Mozilla have released the next step forward in the Firefox browser, version 5 comes only two months since Firefox 4 in April.

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Another Google Doodle this time for Thomas Edison

Another Google doodle today, this time in honor of Thomas Edison’s 164th birthday who of course invented the light bulb and has patents in his name of over a thousand other inventions including telecommunications and electricity generation and distribution.

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Google goes Jules Verne for the day

Today the Google Search Engine has gone Jules Verne’s 1000 Leagues Under the Sea for what would have been the authors 183rd birthday.

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

W3C reveals HTML5 logo

The W3C unveiled their new logo for HTML recently which they hope web users will display on their websites which either user or support the HTML5 standard. They have also built a bold website to showcase the logo which includes some nifty CSS3 techniques and @font-face

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Microsoft sends flowers to the wake for IE6

So I read a couple of days ago that a Web Design company from Denver in the States was planning to hold a funeral for the long lived and much despised Internet Explorer 6. It was a funny news story and some would say a bit on the strange side, what made the story more interesting and even funnier is that it seems Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Dev team got wind of their plans and sent a bouquet of flowers!