The Naked and Famous – Simple Forms: Review

In a year that’s been particularly devoid of great music, I’m delighted that The Naked and Famous have put out their third record called Simple Forms. An album borne out of the end of a relationship between two of the band members was always going to be emotionally charged, but it adds a tremendous energy to the songs that sets it apart. And it’s that theme, energy, that runs through it – from the high intensity opening tracks to the slower, but more powerful ones — Read more →

The new laws of Google

In terms of the internet, whatever Google says is law. There’s no more powerful company than the big G online because of their control of the search market as well as their other ventures such as YouTube and, well less-so, Google Plus. That’s why it’s of crucial important to web designers/owners everywhere to take heed when Google issues a decree on best practice, and why there are three major factors that they must consider going forward through the end of this year and into next. — Read more →

Indyref – 2 years on

It’s two years since Scotland said No to independence in a referendum that completely transformed the face of the country and its’ politics. From a day where many thought the independence dream would be shattered we have now reached a stage where the old gang is getting back together, with the grassroots organisations that supported independence re-thinking how to go about campaigning for an indyref2 and the SNP Government launching another “conversation” with the public about what they see as the country’s future. Anyone that — Read more →

Narcos – Season 2: Review

Narcos is one of the Netflix stable’s prized stallions, and after a thrilling first season it’s renewal was an absolute given. The first season covered almost twenty years’ of Pablo’s life and showed the impossible events that led him to being one of the richest people in the world.  But after being imprisoned of his own back at the end of season 1, and then breaking out – season 2 was about catching Escobar and putting an end to his own Colombian empire. Season 2 — Read more →

Twitter Night Mode for Desktop

Twitter introduced night mode to its iOS app last week, following its release on Android earlier this year, and it’s made viewing Twitter on a mobile device all the easier on the eye. It’s been well received, and I’m loving using it on my phone because it’s much less glaring and easier to read. I’ve been using f.lux on my computer for about a year, and although it works almost entirely in the background – you notice the difference that it makes in dimming the — Read more →