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New Website – Colombier Paper

We’ve just finished designing a new website for Colombier (UK), firmly established as a leading independent paper sales and conversion company with a reputation for high quality, professional and entrepreneurial approaches to all its business areas. Check out the website here. If you are interested in a new website, hosting or a new domain name, then please contact us and we can help. Contact Us here for more details.

The Raspberry 4 is here!

After a 3 year wait, the Raspberry Pi Foundation have finally released the Raspberry Pi 4 – Model B! 

The specs have been bumped up with some nice surprises such as a 1.5GHz 64-bit quad-core CPU, dual monitor support, 1GB, 2GB, and 4GB RAM options, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 4K support, and much more. 

Find out more at the official website here.

My Struggle to transfer a domain from GoDaddy

If you are in the business of website hosting and domains names, you’ll probably know that the struggle that is transferring domain names is very real.

Some registrars make the whole process as painless as possible. If they do the job right, they provide a nice user interface where you often have to unlock the domain wherein the option to transfer the domain is revealed or enabled. It can all be done without involving support and in the case of a .uk transfer (where you only have to update a identification name called a TAG), the whole process can be completed in a couple of hours. This is how it should be. And I find that the simple process is usually only found at the smaller registrars/companies.

So I wanted to transfer a .co.uk domain from GoDaddy. First I logged in to my account and unlocked the domain, as the option to transfer away was greyed out with the words – “disabled” next to it. I refreshed the page and the otion was still disabled, so reading on the GoDaddy KB, I thought that I should probably wait 24 hours, just in case it took this long for the link to become active.

I logged back on 24 hours later and the option was still greyed out, so I started a chat session with support, specifically selecting Domain from the drop-down list hoping to get someone who knew how to help. I initiated the chat request at 08:08am. It was only by 08:50am that I seemed to be getting somewhere. During those 40 minutes I was sent two articles on how to transfer a .uk domain away, even though I had already done everything listed in those articles, and even made reference to everything requested in those articles before being sent them. One of the artciles even specified, “To transfer a .uk domain name to another registrar, contact our support team to request the transfer..”

Eventually the support team member had to manually create the transfer, ending with ” your domain will be transferred….within in next 7-10 days.” I wait to see how long it actually takes. But I have transferred other .co.uk domains just this week and it took 2 hours from changing the TAG to having it at the new registrar.

What worries me is, what if I was in a hurry or what if I had 100s of .co.uk domains with GoDaddy, would I have to involve support in such a lengthy coversation for every .co.uk domain?

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Move your domains and hosting to Angry Frog..

If you want that personal hands-on support when setting up your domain name, mailboxes and website then contact us and we can take care of it. Or move your existing domains, mailboxes and websites to us, away from the big boys, and we’ll help you migrate, free of charge. Yearly hosting fees are competitive.

We can assist with domain registration, mailbox setup (and help you set up your devices), website design, creation and updates.

Just contact us to find out more.

Galaxy Fold: Unveiling

The Galaxy Fold is Samsung’s most significant leap forward, completely reinventing the shape of mobile with their first-ever foldable 7.3 inch Super AMOLED Infinity-Flex Display.

According to TIME Magazine:

“The Samsung Galaxy Fold opens and shuts like a book, and features two displays: a 4.6-inch display on the front cover of the Galaxy Fold you can use when it’s closed, and a much larger 7.3-inch “Infinity Flex” display you can use when you open the device. Inside is an octa-core processor, 12GB of memory, and 512GB of built-in storage. There’s a battery inside each half of the device, and support for wireless PowerShare for wirelessly charging Qi-compatible devices, including other smartphones.”

Watch the unveiling here in their YouTube clip or watch it below..

New Website – MB Lift Services Ltd

I’ve just finished designing a new website for MB Lift Services Limited, who are able to offer a full range of consultancy services ranging from basic site surveys to full blown maintenance management . Check out the website here. If you are interested in a new website, hosting or a new domain name, then please contact us and we can help. Contact Us here for more details.