* Posts by Brian O'Neill

5 posts • joined 5 Feb 2008

Sites downed by 1&1 web outage

Brian O'Neill
Mushroom

Dual Hosting

I am curious about how their new dual hosting product worked out, did it survive the downtime?

http://order.1and1.co.uk/xml/order/Hosting

It mirrors your site in two locations.

Can any dual host users let us know?

Brussels: Old-school lightbulbs to be gone by 2012

Brian O'Neill
Go

Let there be (rubbish light)

I like to hug trees as much as the next guy, but i tried replacing my normal bulbs with the energy efficient fellas, and to be frank the light quality is terrible. Its dull and harsh.

I know the qualify will approve over time, but i imagine this is the main reason people do not like them.

Google picks up third spot in spam-friendly shame list

Brian O'Neill
Alert

bizarre that google does not sort this out...

gmail has the best spam filter i have ever had, i route all my email thru it. I find it incredible that google does not do more to stop these spammers. One side of google is busy blocking spam, while the other side is turning a blind eye to it. Right does not know what the left hand is doing and other cliches...

Capita gets £60m deal to merge NHS websites

Brian O'Neill
Pirate

for once i am speechless...

60 million for a website? What??

How the hell can it cost that much? In public sector IT are numbers pulled at random?

Amazon buys into Lovefilm

Brian O'Neill
Heart

Well I love film...

I have been with lovefilm from the start and think they have a great service. I am able to get through up to 20 dvds a month, so the service is a bargain for me.

I know prefer to watch dvd's than most TV.

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