The Dynafish blog

 

Our blog is here to help you keep up to date with the Algarve, web design & the Internet in general, with a particular emphasis on privacy and online security.

A fair slice of the pie

A fair slice of the pie

We have been reviewing our hosting charges, as we need to make things fairer for all users – currently there are a few clients who are using much more than others, for the same fees, and we want to make sure that everybody now has a fair slice of the pie. Everyone's...

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Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web

Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web

Tim Berners-Lee has launched a global campaign to save the web from the destructive effects of abuse and discrimination, political manipulation, and other threats that plague the online world. In a talk at the opening of the Web Summit in Lisbon on Monday, the...

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Algarve Golf

Algarve Golf

Golf has for many years been a mainstay of the Algarve economy, and we've built our share of golfing sites over the years. We're now pleased to bring you a revamped Algarve golf information site and course guide. The original Algarve-Golf.com website was built by...

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Simple website questionnaire

Simple website questionnaire

If you want to ask Dynafish to build you a website, what used to happen is that you emailed us or filled in our contact form, then we emailed you back and/or phoned you up and asked lots of questions, before we could give you a quote. We've now simplified the process ...

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System status page

System status page

As part of our efforts to provide fast, accurate support, to help keep our clients updated with the status of our systems, we have implemented a system status page. This page is located at http://dynafish.statusdashboard.com/ and here you will be able to find full...

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Girding up your loins

Girding up your loins

"Gird your loins". It's a delightful expression, albeit arcane, and one that I've never used in print before - which lead me to do some research on its origin, that took me away from the main thrust of this post - gosh it's so easy to drift off sideways. Anyway,...

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WhatsApp revisited

WhatsApp revisited

The very excellent Electronic Frontier Foundation have recently published an article expressing their security concerns about WhatsApp. In short, these are: Unencrypted backups WhatsApp prompts you to choose how often to backup your data to the cloud. These backups...

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Protect your WhatsApp data – act before Sept 25

Protect your WhatsApp data – act before Sept 25

With the introduction of end-to-end encryption, WhatsApp has became the messaging app of choice for privacy-conscious users. There were some warning bells sounded when FaceBook acquired WhatsApp back in 2014, and now these bells are ringing louder than ever.Julian...

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Just like London buses

Just like London buses

How shiny are they? The dear old Routemaster... the new ones never quite cut it for me to be honest... It's been a busy start to the New Year. Just like London buses, we've site after site arriving, pretty much at the same time. From flowers to films and rentals to...

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A solar power website, built with solar power

A solar power website, built with solar power

We've just completed a website for our local solar electrician - please have a look at http://www.solalgarve.com. Although on the surface it's a very simple site, developing it was a real exercise in analysis and design. We had to build a working structure to handle...

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Property bookings and reservations

Property bookings and reservations

We are about to release the first version of dynRes, our property bookings and reservations module. This new module will integrate with our multi-lingual DYN CMS and dynProp real estate and rentals module, and provide rental agents with full control and reporting of...

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Leap Motion

Leap Motion

Remember the bit in Minority Report where Tom Cruise moves things around on a screen by hand movements? Well the technology is here, and without the gloves - brought to you by Leap Motion, and costing just €89.99. Watch the video below, and check out their amazing...

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