How will the IoT affect app development?

The IT revolution is well and truly upon us and shows no sign at all in stopping. Even the smallest business has a substantial digital presence that it could not survive without, and larger businesses that are as far removed from IT as possible are looking for bespoke app solutions to meet their needs. Image …

Can a design kit or template save your project?

Marketing projects like advertising, mail shots, websites or input into new products can go wrong. Even big companies make errors, and we’ve all seen examples of poorly targeted or ill-judged launches or offensive advertising campaigns. Image Credit Avoiding pitfalls and getting marketing just right means effective planning and understanding your audience. Few situations are unique, …

What do I have to keep in mind when buying a spa?

The real question is whether or not you can afford full equipment, or if you’re better off investing in other options such as showerheads or portable foot massagers. These can easily add a feeling of luxury to your bathroom without this meaning excessive expenditure. So, what you have to keep in mind is the result you want …

How to care for electric bike batteries

As with normal bikes, electric bikes need maintenance to ensure they run properly; in fact, care and maintenance is even more important with electric bikes, as you are dealing with a battery in addition to all the other components. Here is some advice about what you should do to care for your electronic bike battery. …

Why Arya Stark Really Needs Therapy

This article contains spoilers for episodes up to and including Beyond The Wall, Game of Thrones season 7 episode 6, so read at your own risk! Arya Stark has been a fan favorite since the very first episode of Game of Thrones, where she was portrayed as a spunky tomboy who would rather learn how …

Tools you need to succeed in event planning

Meetings, events and conferences can be pivotal in building businesses, reputations and connections for professionals; however, a lot of effort is required behind the scenes for them to run smoothly. Here are some tools to ensure successful event planning. Image Credit It’s all about who you know The Whova app can help entrepreneurs and business …

The pros and cons of the Cloud for healthcare providers

The cloud is increasingly becoming the go to solution for many industries looking to streamline their systems and bring costs under control. But, as is sometimes rather jokingly said, the cloud is just other people’s computers. So, for the healthcare sector in particular, there are some serious considerations surrounding security and compliance to be taken …

Nine reasons to visit Oliver’s Nurseries in Essex

Did you know that for seven weeks in the summer Oliver’s Nurseries becomes a fun-filled venue for families? Image Credit The Maize Maze From mid-July until early September, the garden centre which usually offers a huge range of plants and supplies alongside its tea room and gift shop becomes the perfect summer holiday venue. Offering …

Thames Valley sees surge in clinical research volunteers

More people in the Thames Valley area are helping medical advances by taking part in clinical research. Image Credit Figures produced by the National Institute for Health Research indicate there were more than 47,000 volunteers from the Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire areas in the year 2016-17 – the highest figures for the region …

The Benefits of Buying Designer

Why do people choose to buy designer goods? Some would argue that you get exactly the same from a cheaper non-branded item and you’re just paying for the name. Is this true? While designer brands might be out of the reach for many people’s wallets, there are good reasons for investing in a product you …

Which Type of Garage Door Do You Need?

There are several types of garage door on the market today, although your personal choice will be influenced by a range of factors. Whether you want a straight replacement for an old door or you’re looking to upgrade to the latest model, these are the advantages and disadvantages of the most common garage doors available …

Web Design Trends for Summer 2017

The world of web design never stands still, and every year we see new developments taking shape. If you think back to the early days of the internet, websites were busy and laden with blue link text, flashing colours and tacky music. Fortunately, we’ve come a long way since then, and current trends are for …