Android & iOS

How To: Backup your Android device
November 10, 2014 by Katy Whitton

Firstly, let’s answer the question Why should I backup my¬†Android device? Accidents happen. You may leave your phone in a cab, drop it down the toilet, have it stolen or (like me) decide to start tinkering with the operating system. Your phone carries as much (if not more) valuable data as your desktop and you […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Be careful how you use email at work
August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton recently reported that half of UK companies have fired an employee for serious misuse of company email: Companies’ principal worries about email use are that employees could be breaking financial disclosure or corporate governance rules, could be leaking intellectual property or trade secrets, could be leaking sensitive memos or could be breaching privacy regulations. […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Revisiting the MBTI
August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Every now and again I re-take The Myers-Briggs test to keep an track on how I’m doing personality-wise. When I first took the test back in 2006 I was classed as ISFJ, when I re-took it in 2007 I was ENTJ and just over a year later, I’m still ENTJ! Looks like I’ve found my […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Free eBook: The Zen Of Blogging
August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I’ve written a few times in the past about blogs and blogging in general but Hunter Nuttall has gone one better and released a free ebook called “The Zen of blogging“. From the book: “There is no blog! A blog has no inherent value; it’s just a medium for conveying value from one person to […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Get Evernote For Free!
July 11, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Download Evernote for free from Giveaway of the day: …EverNote allows you to easily capture any information you like, and find it whenever you want. Create text or handwritten notes, import mobile phone snapshots, clip web pages, and grab content from any application directly into EverNote – so everything is kept in a single place. […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Freelancers – How much should you charge?
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

That’s a difficult question to answer for the budding freelancer and I discuss it in my Managing Web Projects ebook but it is a bit complicated and a bit of a horrible formula to work out your hourly rate (and please excuse me it’s been a while since I’ve done algebra and brackets confuse me […] … Read More »


Why programming projects take so long
July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Perl isn’t a language I’vehad much to do with as it’s a bit complicated – plus I’ve never really had to use it for anything other than mail scripts. The following video shows why software projects take so long. Why this guy thought he could use voice recognition software to write code I don’t know. […] … Read More »


Adsense Integrates with Google Accounts
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Google have finally started allowing users to use their existing Google Accounts login to access their Adsense reports (why it took so long I have no idea). It’s always been a pain having to log in to different Google areas with two different account names but now they should be slowly combining everything. Whilst they’re […] … Read More »


Updated: Run mutiple websites on IIS
July 3, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve just found this brilliant little tool that lets you run multiple websites under IIS on Windows XP Pro, 2000 etc. As a developer I often need to run multiple sites and it’s a pain to have to shift the root path around this tool does it for you. Download IIS Admin from here Updated: […] … Read More »


Brain Dump – Database Issues
July 3, 2007 by Katy Whitton

[Warning…. Entering a slightly geeky zone] A couple of few things have cropped up in the past two days that have caused a fair bit of hair pulling and have such simple solutions it’s not true. I’m sure at some point I will need to remember this information so I hope you don’t mind that […] … Read More »

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