• Does registering a domain for a longer term increase your search engine rankings?

  • Recently I come across a claim by Network Solutions stating:

    Did you know? Registering a domain name for a longer term not only saves you money, but helps to increase your search engine ranking. Consider a 5-year term!

    Why it works: Search engines perceive domain names registered for 5 years or longer to be more legitimate than domain names registered for a shorter term, and therefore rank them more highly.


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  • Next time i'm buying a mac

  • Recently I decided to get away for a break, so I left the country with all intention of not doing anything work related for a week.

    This was all fine, but to check my personal emails I decided to find an internet café to rather than use my mobile phone to save my pennies.

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  • HP Software Update

  • Today, I am trying to install a “HP Scanjet 7650n”, everything seems okay, until I come to install the software.

    As part of the software installation it appears to install a piece of software called “HP Software Update”.

    Unfortunately this causes me an error:

    Product: HP Software Update — A newer version of this software has been found on your system. Setup will now exit.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at

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  • Why AOL sucks

  • I have a client that is currently on AOL, and has been getting messages every 2nd or 3rd time they logon to AOL that basically claims the following:

    “Upgrade to AOL Gold now, Same Price, Faster Speed.” — Great deal right?

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  • PHPbase web framework

  • What is the PHPbase web framework?

    PHPbase web framework (also known as PHPBase 0.0.1) is a PHP based frame work library for building websites, originally written in 2003.

    Note: This framework is old, very old, dating back to 2003, however it does work in php4, for php5 I recommend ezcomponents, also take a look at symfony, however this is not as highly rated, also check pear.

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