Shopping is a necessary evil. It’s something we all need to do if we want to eat, wear clothes and furnish our homes, but the high street retail experience often delivers a side-dish of stress and frustration alongside our purchases. You could also be forgiven, given the decidedly user-unfriendly aspects of some elements of physical shopping, that those that drive changes in physical retail hate shopping too.

The answer to this question is: when it’s 2017. No, it’s not a joke, these days you no longer need anything as complicated or as cool as a PS4 to get in on the PlayStation world. You might wonder why Sony, the wizard behind PS4’s curtain, has allowed its exclusive content to fall into the hands of anyone with fiber optic and twitchy fingers and well, the jury’s still out. But a little bit of speculation, a closed beta test and the rumor mill, can confirm that this is soon to be the case.

One of the more frustrating things that can happen when setting up a website, or other online service, is when your domain name doesn’t seem to resolve to where you think it should. In this article, we’ll run over some tips and tools you can use to help you see where the problem lies, and hopefully give some hints as to how to resolve it.

Ecommerce is becoming the foundation of all retailers globally. From 2014 to 2020, ecommerce sales have been predicted to grow by 132% amounting to a multi-trillion dollar industry. Even the luxury market, an industry which prides itself on its exclusivity and in-store experience, is beginning to vie for a share of the online world.

In our childhoods, we fantasized about being paid to play the games we love. Today gaming is a very serious business, meaning that such dream can be a reality for the truly hard working and talented gamers. According to Forbes, “esports has exploded worldwide, and with it, there’s an entire class of 15-30 year olds who now play games for a living.” So what exactly does it mean to be a pro-gamer?

There’s a not too distant future where gaming looks totally different. This near future will allow you to transpose yourself into games, immerse yourself and become a part of them.

Forgetting a password is one of the more frustrating things that can happen to you when trying to work. This is far more likely to happen when it is a password that you don’t use very often. A key example would be a root password for your database. While most services that use a password can provide a handy “I’ve forgotten my password” feature, database servers don’t offer the same helpful link. Fortunately, there is a relatively simple solution to resetting your root password for MySQL or MariaDB.