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Ideas and inspirations from the atomix team.

Image Optimisation Sydney Swans Post

JPG or PNG? How to Optimise Images for Web

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 | By atomix

How to choose the best format for your image. We are visual creatures. Whether we’re reading an article, having our eye caught by banner advertising, or absent-mindedly scrolling through our Facebook feed, an attractive image makes us pause. According to … Continued
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Gmail Blog Post

Gmail Filters & Canned Response

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | By atomix

This blog post is brought to you thanks to the recent Australia Day holiday. Because it got us thinking – how can we help small and micro business owners (and big ones too) to streamline processes and hit the beach … Continued
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Big Red Button - Launch Conctrol

Creating a TogglDesktop Start/Stop Button

Saturday, January 24, 2015 | By Chris Rossi

The Atomix team have used Toggl Time Tracking for almost three years, and we’ve watched their product grow along with our company. It’s completely changed the way we keep track of our time spent on various tasks throughout each day, and we’ve seamlessly integrated … Continued
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Responsive Websites Vs Apps

Responsive Website vs APP

Friday, January 23, 2015 | By Vici Page

Unsure whether you should have an app or a responsive website? Our infographic outlines each one’s strengths.
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Adelaide Zoo Responsive Web Site

Could this be the best Zoo website in the world?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | By atomix

We think so. Even if we did make it ourselves. And throughout this post, we’ve listed a few of the cool features we used, starting below. Read on to discover more plus the story behind the new sites…
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Oculus Rift Demonstration

Technologies to look out for in 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 | By atomix

It’s 2015 so throw away your smart watches and welcome the new technologies moving from deceptive to disruptive this year. 2015 will be filled with some of the biggest technological developments we have seen in years. Here are just a few exciting things … Continued
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Did you write the perfect Xmas email?

Did you write the perfect Xmas email?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 | By atomix

Have you noticed how printed Christmas and holiday cards have pretty much disappeared from the corporate world? The trade-off between writer’s cramp and hitting ‘send’ is a no-brainer. What’s not so obvious, is that going digital throws up a painful … Continued
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Merry Christmas From Atomix

Happy holidays!

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | By atomix

Like most people, we’re looking forward to a break over Christmas and the New Year. We’re closing up shop from Wednesday, 24 December to Sunday, 4 January inclusive. But, we won’t be far away… From Monday 29 to Wednesday, 31 … Continued
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WordPress Security

WordPress Security & Plug-in Updates

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | By atomix

A few weeks ago a critical security patch for WordPress was released that needed to be implemented immediately. Here's how it all went down!
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Blog - Atomix Infographics CMS Comparison

Open Source CMS vs Proprietary CMS

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | By Vici Page

Do you want your web developer to use an Open Source CMS for your website? In our latest infographic we’ve taken a look at the advantages of an Open Source CMS vs a Proprietary CMS.
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Facebook Wall Image

Facebook is making ‘Facebook at Work,’ are you ready?

Monday, November 17, 2014 | By Vici Page

Your boss might try to keep you off Facebook right now, but that is to change in the near future with the internet giant developing “Facebook at Work,” a professional take on its familiar formula. Read the full story here.
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Panda - Google Panda Reference

Google Releases Panda 4.0 Update

Thursday, May 22, 2014 | By Charlie Olsson

Google’s Matt Cutts announced over Twitter that they in the process of rolling out Google’s latest search algorithm updates; Panda 4.0 and Payday Loan 2.0. The Payday Loan algorithm update is targeted at specifically at spammy keywords like payday loans, … Continued
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McLaren Vale on Responsive Devices

Just launched – Mclaren Vale’s new website!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | By Josh Boorman

It has been quite some time since we have written a blog post on our website... That is because we have been incredibly busy working on a brand new website for ourselves - as well as working on a number of fantastic new websites that are about to be launched.
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Swimming Blog

50 perfectly timed pictures

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | By Charlie Olsson

From a man shaking a whales hand to the moon aligning with the Olympic rings, this collection of images is the definition of perfect timing.
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OFI Blog

OFI Borneo Fundraiser

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | By Josh Boorman

  Book your tickets to the Orangutan Foundation International Australia cocktail night! An event organised to raise funds and awareness for the plight of the endangered orangutan. All money raised will be used to purchase and protect forest that will … Continued
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Atomix wins award at SA web awards!

Thursday, October 10, 2013 | By Josh Boorman

Atomix has won the State Honouree Award at the 2013 Australian Web Awards for the category of “Not for profit” for the Relationships Australia SA website. Our Managing Director (Josh Boorman) spoke at the awards night after accepting the award. He praised the … Continued
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What happens in 1 second on the Internet

Monday, August 12, 2013 | By Charlie Olsson

Ever wondered what happens on the internet in just 1 second? Well now we have much clearer picture thanks to a website by Designly. The websiteonesecond.designly.com helps to show you the sheer mass of “stuff” that happens across the Internet at any … Continued
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Languages that live and die… why?

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 | By Chris Rossi

Google wants to change the way the world writes software. In recent years, the search giant has unveiled two new programming languages that seek to improve on some of the most widely used languages on the planet. With a language called … Continued
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Yahoo might be making a big mistake…

Thursday, June 20, 2013 | By Josh Boorman

Do you have an old email account with Yahoo? If you do it may very well be a good idea to log back in to your account! Yahoo is releasing inactive Yahoo IDs so that users can score a better … Continued
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Asteroid Blog

A close look at Asteroid Apophis

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 | By Josh Boorman

PLANET Earth will get a close look at a wandering demon when asteroid Apophis passes within a few million kilometres on Thursday.   From News.com.au 99942 Apophis – named after the Egyptian demonic serpent-spirit of destruction – blasted itself into public … Continued
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SEO Blog

The 5 do’s and 5 don’ts of SEO

Friday, December 28, 2012 | By Charlie Olsson

Getting your SEO correct from the beginning is the easiest way to get sustained online success.  Having a website for your business is a great start but what’s the point in having a website if nobody’s going to see it? … Continued
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Intel wants to put a Supercomputer in your pocket

Friday, November 2, 2012 | By Charlie Olsson

Five years from now, says Intel, your phone could double as a supercomputer. Source: Wired That’s the goal of Intel’s experimental Single-chip Cloud Computer project, or SCC. The company is now researching potential mobile applications for the chip, as well as … Continued
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Wanted: php / jquery Web Aeveloper in Adelaide

Monday, October 8, 2012 | By Jamie Esterman

PHP / jQuery Web Developer • 3 month contract with likely extension • Exciting projects and fun team • Great near city location atomix web & creative studio are a small web design and development business located in Kent Town, … Continued
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Peter Drew Arts – Adelaide Exhibition

Friday, June 1, 2012 | By Jamie Esterman

Our friend and fellow Adelaide designer Peter Drew is currently holding an exhibition of his latest artworks. Peter Drew was born and educated in Adelaide, Australia. He and has been practicing as a visual artist since 2006 and publishing writing on visual art since … Continued
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Twitter Bootstrap to be included in Joomla 3.0

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | By Chris Rossi

Yesterday, the Joomla Production Leadership Team decided on adding Twitter Bootstrap to the core of Joomla 3.0. Twitter Bootstrap is a free collection of tools for creating websites and web applications. It contains HTML and CSS-based design templates for typography, … Continued
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Facebook Timeline – is your company’s page ready?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | By Charlie Olsson

Facebook Timeline is has finally been rolled out to all 800 million users. Last year Facebook introduced timeline, a change to your old profile that lets you highlight photos, posts and life events to make your profile read more like … Continued
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Google Analytics introduces real-time tracking

Friday, February 17, 2012 | By Charlie Olsson

Google Analytics is a fantastic tool that Google provides as a solution to help webmasters track their websites statistical data. Google Analytics shows you how people found your site, how they explored it, and how you can enhance their visitor … Continued
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SSL Certificates and Dedicated IP Addresses

Sunday, January 15, 2012 | By Chris Rossi

When setting up an online store (or any site that accepts payments) it’s important that the end user be completely confident in the security of your website. The best way to do this is to buy and install an SSL … Continued
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//   Paul Tymukas, General Manager   Sarah Constructions

“We engaged Atomix to develop our new corporate website in conjunction with our company rebranding back in 2011. We gave Atomix a brief scope outlining our requirement of a more visually impressive, user-friendly site and an easy to use content management system. Atomix understood our needs and developed a website that met all of these criteria to a high standard, presenting our company in the best light. The process was an enjoyable, time effective experience, as Atomix ensured open lines of communication and client involvement. Their ongoing technical/user support must also be commended.”