Kev Quirk

Part time cyber security professional, full time idiot.

Why You Should Own Your Own Domain

Unless you have been living in a bubble for the last 20 years, the Internet is probably a very large part of your life. From establishing an online identity, to having a personally branded email address that's easy to share. Owning your own domain name has a lot of advantages. What is a domain?...

De-Googling My Life 03 - Google+

Ok then, now we're on to the serious stuff. I have managed to sucessfully get rid of the easier stuff, like Google Search & Chrome and Google Analytics, but now I'm starting to look at the Google services that have a larger impact on my daily workflow. Google+ Google+, if you don't know it,...

De-Googling My Life 02 - Analytics

Didn't you know? I'm De-Googling my life! I've already spoken about replacing my search engine & browser, so now we're on to the next step - replacing Google Analytics. Google Analytics If you don't own a website, you have probably never heard of Google Analytics, let alone used it. Basically, it is a powerful...

De-Googling My Life 01 - Browser & Search

So my de-Googling adventure begins, and I thought I would start with some of the more simple stuff to replace - yes, I know, it's a cop-out, but I'm trying to change habits of the last decade here, so I'm easing myself in. In this article I'm going to be focussing on changing my...

De-Googling My Life Series

I love Google products. They're easy to use, they look good, and for the most part, they work really well. I was having a conversation with a friend the other day, and we were talking about what would happen if Google closed their doors tomorrow. I quickly realised that I would be in a...