Browser Support

A couple of weeks ago, Google announced that from 1 August 2011 they will be changing the way they support web browsers for their Google Apps products including Gmail. Their blog post gives a little more information: For web applications to spring even farther ahead of traditional software, our teams need to make use of … Continue reading Browser Support

Mobile device usage

Last week I mentioned that while I couldn't give a definitive list, our initial focus for a mobile website would be higher end devices. One thing we do know is what people are using at the moment to access our sites on the move: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikenolan/4698128898/ Data for the above chart is taken from 14th April … Continue reading Mobile device usage

How do you solve a problem like IE6?

There's been quite a lot of talk in the mainstream news about Internet Explorer 6 - Microsoft's browser released in 2001 along side Windows XP. IE6 has a long history of security vulnerabilities and has been linked to the Chinese attacks on Google. More recently French and German governments have advised people to upgrade and … Continue reading How do you solve a problem like IE6?