My 6.3" phone was less than half the price of the Mega and I'm delighted with it (see review).This list of Chinese manufactured large screen 6.3 to 6.5 inch smartphones includes specifications, links to the few independent reviews, plus links to a choice of suppliers. Read More
I've now had my large screen (6'3") Chinese smartphone for 2 weeks. I'm delighted with it and no longer need a tablet. As promised here is my user review: Read More
As a wannabe app developer, my old phone wasn't up to the job. The 6.3" Samsung Galaxy mega was the perfect choice - doing away with the need for a tablet as well.Unfortunately it was too expensive, luckily I discovered some Chinese alternatives with more memory and higher screen resolution at half the price.This is part one of a topic covering 6.3 to 6.5 inch phablets and where to buy them. Read More
Many websites selling China sourced goods have a bad reputation. This article includes a list of web stores I'd be prepared to use, and explains why. It also provides tips on how you can identify suspect sites.I produced the shortlist when searching for a cheap alternative to the Galaxy Mega & Sony Z Ultra. Read More
How to ensure search results and social media shares attract people to your site. Includes optimum Title and Description sizes for Google, Facebook & Twitter Read More
Do you have scheduled jobs run via Cron that you want to prevent being run via browsers and other user agents?Well, here are two single line statements to do just that. One, for scripts "requested" by directory path; and another for scripts requested by URL. Read More
If you are unable to access your WordPress dashboard because the login page is blocked, it could be because your host’s server security has detected a brute force attack.This article shows how to make a few simple changes which allow you to continue logging in whilst keeping your server's brute force countermeasures. Read More
There are occasions when you may want your pages to be "refreshed" from the server rather than browser cache. This is simple to achieve for most browsers except Opera.
Can't find a solution that works for Opera on any of the developer forums?
Comment spambots use "footprints" to find your site. Find out how to remove these identifying footprints from your blog and vastly reduce the volume of spam targeted at your site. Read More
Is your blog plagued by comment spam? Most spam is generated by automated software. Find out how those bots find your blog, and what you need to change to hide your site from them. Read More