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26 11, 2015

Black Friday Deals

By |Advertising, Marketing, Seasonal|

Black Friday Deals have started early this year with many retailers starting their offers up to a whole week before Black Friday on the 27th November 2015.  MGT Design look into the history of Black Friday and the reason why so many retailers take this opportunity to have so many special offers to tempt […]

6 11, 2015

The Power Of The Christmas Advert 2015

By |Advertising, Branding, Christmas, Seasonal|

Television adverts can be annoying throughout the year getting in the way of our favourite soaps, films and dramas that are shown on the television, however at Christmas time we have a different view towards adverts and go out of our way to make sure we see them as soon they are released. The Internet […]

5 11, 2015

The History of Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night

By |Bonfire Night, Seasonal|

Bonfire night is celebrated each year on the 5th of November. Bonfire night, also known as Guy Fawke’s Night, is a night in which celebrates the failure of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot Team who on the 5th of November 1605 attempted to murder King James I.
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot
Guy Fawkes […]

4 11, 2015

Say Hello To A 3D World With Google Cardboard

By |Design, Smart Phone Apps, Smart Phones, Technology|

What Is Google Cardboard?

Google Cardboard is the latest invention from Google. Google Cardboard is a simple way to work alongside smart phones and Apps to create a virtual 3D world for the user. Various Apps can be downloaded to work with Google Cardboard to provide the user with a new experience.
Using Apps With Google […]

15 10, 2015

Halloween Pumpkin Designs

By |Culture|

There are so many creative people in this world who are not web designers, graphic designers or professional artists, but in their spare time can come up with the most amazing things. Especially when Halloween is concerned every year families and friends get together to celebrate Ghouls and Witches by throwing parties, dressing up […]

9 10, 2015

Facebook to Release Reaction Buttons

By |Social Media, Technology, Web Development|

Recent news revealed that Facebook was to introduce a dislike button which caused a stir with many people who thought it would cause trouble on the popular social media site. Today it has been revealed that Facebook are not introducing a dislike button and are in fact going to release reaction buttons in the […]

8 10, 2015

How ‘Phubbing’ with Smart Phones is Ruining Relationships

By |Smart Phones, Social Media, Technology|

What is ‘Phubbing’?
‘Phubbing’ is a term to describe paying attention to your phone rather than paying attention to your partner. The word has been made up by mixing the words phone and snubbing (ignoring) together to make the word ‘phubbing’. So many people may think what they are doing is okay but it is time […]

2 10, 2015

Facebook to Introduce a Dislike Button

By |Social Media, Technology, World News|

The latest news reveals that Facebook will soon introduce a “Dislike” button after Facebook users have requested this option for several years. Many Facebook users will post statues or news pieces where some people do not feel comfortable clicking “Like” against that particular post and instead would want to “Dislike” it. Mark Zuckerber, the founder of Facebook, said […]