"Troll Bill" could mean the end of web nasties. But will it cost us our web freedom too?

Gerald Lynch Columns & Opinion, Internet, Tech Digest news, Websites 2 Comments

Trolls: as pervasive on the web as trojans, dodgy porn and those picture you just knew you should have deleted from your camera. Spouting out abusive comments on chat rooms, social networks and forums, the era of the web troll…

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Web designers take note: 1366 x 768 is now most popular screen resolution

Gerald Lynch Internet, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Time to shred those go-to page templates web designers; there's a new king of screen resolutions in town. According to web analytics team StatCounter, they've seen a shift in the most popular screen resolution from 1024 x 768 to 1366…

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Opera Mini for iPhone to be unveiled at MWC 2010

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPhone, iPhone apps 2 Comments

Apple haven't historically been too keen on introducing browsers to rival Safari onto the App store. However, Opera are so confident that their Opera Mini browser will pass Apple's vigorous application process that they plan to showcase it at this…

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Apple UK store down, UK iPad pricing / network details imminent?

Gerald Lynch Apple, Features, iPad, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

Take a quick look over at the UK Apple store and you'll see that it's down for maintenance. There's a short message: "We are busy updating the store for you and will be back shortly". Could some new UK iPad…

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Microsoft launch kid-friendly "Click-Clever Click Safe" internet browser

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Microsoft have launched a new, kid-friendly version of their Internet Explorer 8 browser. Internet Explorer 8 Click Clever, Click Safe will let youngsters report inappropriate sites, unwelcome attention from strangers and cyberbullying with a single click. "It allows people to…

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Apple to lower iPad price to "remain nimble"?

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPad, Tablet, Tech Digest news 3 Comments

One of the most welcome surprises from the Apple iPad launch was its pricing. Where rumours had circulated that the iPad could cost upwards of $1,000, it was a relief when Jobs announced that an entry-level model would cost just…

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