Picture Password for Windows 8

Microsoft is developing a new login method for the upcoming Windows 8. It is called Picture Password. It is designed for more secure login than password and makes good use of the capability of a touchscreen device e.g. tablet.


Windows Store to Launch in 2012

Microsoft Windows runs on about 90% of all desktop and laptop computers. With its Windows 8 to be released in 2012, Microsoft is going to launch Windows Store which offers a one-stop market for developers to sell software applications to Windows users.


Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9) is the latest version of Microsoft web browser. It was released in March 2011 and comes with many new features. With the launch of Internet Explorer 9, we now have a full range of new generation browsers – along with Firefox 4 and Google Chrome – which support HTML 5 […]

Firefox 4 is launched!

Firefox 4 is launched late March 2011. It has already attracted millions of downloads. It comes with a lot of improvements. Let’s explore this new exciting in more details.


Introduction to MySQL

MySQL is the most popular open source relational database management system. Many popular web applications e.g. Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, phpBB are written to work with MySQL. It is also the database system of choice in bespoke software development, especially for web applications. This article provides an overview of MySQL and suggests key learning points about MySQL. […]

Introduction to PHP

PHP stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. It is a web programming language and is used to write many popular web applications e.g. Joomla, WordPress. This article provides a brief introduction to this programming language.


Introduction to Linux Operating System

Linux is a computer operating system. The previous sentence contains two technical terms: Linux and Operating System which could be unfamiliar to non-technical people. Linux is the operating system our web servers use. Our clients are also interested in what Linux is. This article aims to explain what Linux and Operating System are all about.


A List of Useful Open Source Software / Free Software for Desktop

Open source software refers to software that allows the general public to access, view and edit its source code. Open source software are generally released under a certain licence which details the conditions of using the software. One of the advantages of open source software is that they are free to download, install and use. […]