How to Set Up a Real Time Business Statistics Dashboard

Successful business people know that measuring performance is the key to growth and success.  If you can not measure the outcomes of your business decisions then you really don’t have an adequate grasp of the direction in which your business is going.

Measuring income, turnover, expenditure, return on investment and profitability is something that every business does, but those are often information snapshots of last month, last quarter or last year.  It’s not real time information.

With the growth and development of the Internet, huge strides in information sharing have become possible.  In real time, too!

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How to Get an App Refund From Apple

I’m almost an Apple fanboy.  I think that they make fantastic computers and that their software is intuitive to use.  They’ve revolutionised the way we use technology at least three times and their software, well, it just works.

It’s not all rosy, though. Apple can, and does, make mistakes.  And then there’s the issue of In-App Purchases, or IAP.  In this tutorial I’ll show you how to go about getting a refund from Apple.

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Using the Raspberry Pi Advanced Packaging Tool – APT

The Raspberry Pi is an incredible little computer that is revolutionising computing in the classroom, and at home. It’s single-handedly responsibly for introducing a new generation to programming and experimentation as opposed to learning how to use spreadsheets and word processors.

For anyone new to Raspberry Pi, there is a lot to get to grips with and–consequently–a lot to remember. This tutorial provides an aide memoire of useful things that you need to know. You might wish to bookmark this one.

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Tuts+ Mac Podcast 1: Backups


This is the first episode of the exciting new Tuts+ Mac Podcast! In this episode Johnny and Jordan kick things off with a discussion about backups. You can listen above, or subscribe on iTunes.

Jordan and Johnny discuss accidental deletions, failing hard drives and lost or stolen Macs as being important reasons for backing up your data.

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