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Welcome to Dorey Design's New Responsive Website!

John Mulvey
, Client Advocate

Dorey Design Group has just launched a new, responsively-designed website. When we saw that more of our potential clients were accessing the site from mobile devices, we knew we'd need to find a more effective way to deliver our site and its content to them. We're excited to have found a practical way to present our project portfolio, blog, team bios and other information to all web users across all platforms. Take a look and let us know what you think!

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NYC turning payphones into Wi-Fi hotspots

Mike Karpouzes
, Web Developer

When was the last time you have used a payphone? Well if you are in New York you may consider using one soon. The city has recently started to convert some of the payphones into free wi-fi hotspots

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FTC to fine google $22.5 million

Mike Karpouzes
, Web Developer

The FTC is close to a settlement that would be the largest privacy-related settlement in F.T.C. history. Google bypassed privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser by installing cookies and tracking Safari users across the Web to show them personalized ads.

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What is YEXT & will it help my website get more traffic?

Paul Fasel
, President

A client recently asked my opinion of a service called YEXT, so I went to their site took a look around then entered my companies URL and started to sign up. Without reading too much I figured out that they are a listing service that will add your site / profile to up to 35 different sites including YELP and Yellow-book as well as several less well-known sites such as Local.com, merchantcircle.com, whitepages.com and getfave.com.

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Use IE7? 'Yup, thats a taxin'.

Mike Karpouzes
, Web Developer

One Australian online retailer is now taxing their users who browse with IE7. Considered the 'world's first tax on internet explorer 7' the team at Kogan.com found that their developers were spending far too much time trying to iron out bugs with the website in IE7. Customers are given the choice to download a new versions IE or a different browser, to avoid paying the tax.

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Student Banned from Documenting and Blogging Her School Lunches

Mike Karpouzes
, Web Developer

Do you Remember your school lunches? Back in New York my lunches were bad, warmed canned veggies, pizza with a type of editable cardboard for crust, topped a dab of red 'sauce' and a sheet of cheese that you could remove as one whole piece, all washed down with a mini-carton of chocolate milk.( which I could not drink since I was allergic to it - 'sorry youngin juice cost way more than milk' ) In retrospect the lunches only cost like 25¢ so it was a deal Well one primary school sudent documented all her wonderful school lunches in a blog called NeverSeconds

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Young Males Losing Place as Most Important Tech Demographic

Mike Karpouzes
, Web Developer

Young males between the ages of 18-35 have long been the biggest demographic of tech users, but now women are poised to overtake them. According to research - in western countries, women use the internet 17 percent more then their male counterparts and are the biggest users on social networking sites. The tech tools of choice for this upcoming demographic? Mobile phone usage is higher among women and they have the majority of ownership in all internet enabled devices such as readers, healthcare devices and GPS.

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Say goodbye Aero Glass

Mike Karpouzes
, Web Developer

In Windows 8 we will say goodbye to the aero glass windows style, that was has been with us since Vista. The aero glass gave windows users a rich and colorful interface but was was notorious for eating up computer resources in Windows Vista. For Windows 8, Microsoft is envisioning a world with more mobile computers and the new interface will focus on flat graphics and saving resources and battery life.

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