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The Pros And Cons Of Chromebooks

Google has a hit-and-miss track record when it comes to product innovations, but the Chromebook is one of its major…

What Did We Learn From The European Smart Homes Conference?

The convergence of the cloud and the Internet of Things is predicted to have a radical impact on our homes.…

Learning Lessons From The World's Worst Websites

Companies rarely set out to create a deliberately bad website. And yet, history is littered with domains featuring a toxic…

How Have 2017's New TLDs Fared?

You probably haven’t heard of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (or ICANN), but this non-profit organisation plays…

Six Things To Avoid When Developing A Chatbot

From virtual assistants to messaging tools, chatbots are all around us. Almost by stealth, these algorithmic tools have become deeply…

How To Protect WordPress Sites Against Hacking And Malware

Popularity is a double-edged sword, particularly when it comes to online security. Email’s future was questioned repeatedly throughout the Noughties,…

Will Our Broadband Come From Space One Day?

When it comes to internet connectivity, it seems the sky – and specifically inner space – is the limit. Despite…

The Merits and Drawbacks of the Unreal Engine

It’s remarkable to think that as recently as the 1990s, computer games were sold on cassette tapes and written in…

Can A Facebook Page Replace A Company Website?

It’s commonly stated that no business can afford to be without a website. Yet is this necessarily the case? Every…

Why These 4 Powerful Companies Will Dominate The Internet Of The 2020s

Our online experiences are being shaped and governed by a quartet of internet giants, all with hardly anyone noticing. But…

Ten Reasons To Host A Site On WordPress

Here at UK2, we’re big fans of WordPress. And we reckon you should be, too. The world’s most popular content…