amnorge's Articles en-us Types of websites that may require dedicated hosting Often there is a difficult decision to be made as to the type of web hosting required for a website. The main decision here is whether to opt for shared hosting or dedicated hosting. This articles looks into some of the factors and type of websites that m... 18th June 2015 Mobile Device Security Mobile devices have become increasingly popular over the last ten to fifteen years. The number of mobile phone users exploded in the late nineteen-nineties and the early two-thousands and these days the vast majority of people own a mobile phone. More rec... 20th September 2012 The Impact of the Budget on Families Amid much debate the 2012 budget has been announced by the Chancellor George Osborne. The big headlines are the income tax changes including the increase in personal allowance, a decrease in the additional tax rate and changes to the tax paid by pensioner... 26th March 2012 Advantages and Disadvantages of Living in Central London and Commuting If you are working in London should you live in the City itself, or live further outside commuting to and from work every day? Much of the decision comes down to personal preference, but this article covers some of the advantages and disadvantages of both... 05th December 2011 VoIP: Price not the only important consideration VoIP is generally cheaper than other types of voice communications, such as the telephone, and this has led to increasing numbers switching to VoIP. The running costs are cheaper for providers meaning they are able to offer a more cost effective service t... 15th November 2011 Charitable Giving by Nation It is not easy to establish which countries give more to charity as there are so many ways of giving. Some give money will others contribute time and assistance to good causes. Some countries give a lot to charity through governments and other schemes whi... 26th September 2011 The Cost of VoIP VoIP has a reputation as a cheap alternative to using a regular telephone. The cost of VoIP, though, can vary a great deal depending on the type of service. Why Is VoIP Sometimes Cheaper? Unlike regular telephone companies, VoIP is free from govern... 15th August 2011 UK Parenting and Family Trends Over recent times there have been many changes in the way that families work. Families come in many shapes and sizes these days. There are married couples with or without children, cohabiting couples with or without children, and single parents. Famil... 29th June 2011 The Difficulties of International Divorce International divorces can be difficult. If you are going through a divorce and living in a different country to your partner there are many complexities. The Practicalities Being in different countries will make all issues around the divorce that ... 31st March 2011 How Can Small Businesses Benefit From VoIP? VoIP used to be unreliable and not suitable for business. The quality is now much improved though, and therefore businesses are able to consider using VoIP as an alternative to traditional telephony. Small businesses can particularly benefit from the serv... 21st March 2011 How does Legal Separation differ from Divorce? Legal separation is where a married couple legally separate without getting divorced. During this legal process decisions regarding children (such as custody, visitation rights and maintenance payments) and financial issues (such as debt, mortgages and as... 09th February 2011 The Factors in a Divorce Settlement Divorce can be a stressful process with many issues needing to be resolved. Of course, some are more complex than other. If the couple have children together and own property the process of deciding who is entitled to what can be long and drawn out, where... 11th January 2011 Kuwaiti Customs Kuwaiti culture and customs have become less rigid and more like Western cultures over the years. However, the culture is still generally traditional. Some Kuwaiti’s expect visitors to behave to their customs while others accept that they may not understa... 04th January 2011 The Advantages and Disadvantages of Co-parenting after a Divorce Divorce is hard and can be made even harder when you have children. No parent wants to be away from their kids, something that is the case for many divorced parents. For some co-parenting is the best option. Co-parenting is where children live with each p... 14th December 2010 Can Divorce be a Positive? We generally get a negative picture of divorce. We hear stories of broken families and broken hearts, of children devastated by the break up the parents, and of financial woe in the years following. Many people find divorce and its aftermath difficult but... 03rd November 2010 The Difference in Living Costs between Kuwait and the UK Wherever in the world you go the costs vary. In Kuwait some things are more expensive than in the UK, while some a cheaper. Overall, though, the cost of living to an average standard is around the same. The advantage of living in Kuwait is that with tax f... 26th October 2010 Why Do Couples With Daughters Divorce More Than Couples With Sons? Recently published statistics have shown that more couple’s divorce if they have girls than if they have boys. Parents with one girl are 5% more likely to divorce than parents with one boy, while parents with three girls are 10% more likely to divorce tha... 19th October 2010 VoIP for Business and Home Use Choosing to switch to VoIP can be a good decision whether it is for business purposes or home use. For both these uses there are a variety of options which vary in quality and price. VoIP for Business can seriously save on costs. In most circumstances ... 25th August 2010 Causes of Homelessness Homelessness is a very complex issue. There are many things that can lead to someone becoming homeless, including the following reasons. UNEMPLOYMENT Unemployment is always an issue for some, but has become so for more people over the last two or t... 18th August 2010 The Impact of spending cuts and tax rises on Families It has been well documented that the British coalition government will be making many spending cuts and tax rises over the next months and years. Many of these will affect families, either directly or indirectly. JOB CUTS There will be a number of ... 10th August 2010 Contributing Factors towards the Cost of a Divorce The average cost of a divorce is very difficult to calculate. There is no real definitive answer as to how much a divorce will cost as there are so many contributing factors. These include personal finances, the type of divorce, children, and any assets t... 13th July 2010 Types of VoIP Services VoIP's popularity is ever increasing. There are many different ways that VoIP can be utilised and some of these are outlined here. CALLING BETWEEN TWO COMPUTERS Calling from computer to computer is the original VoIP. It is the most basic type of Vo... 25th June 2010 Strange Divorce Stories Over the years there have been some strange stories of divorce, including some humorous reasons why people are seeking a separation from their partner. Here are some of the strangest divorce stories. STRANGE DIVORCE STORIES We've all heard of coupl... 16th June 2010 A Brief History of Kuwait Kuwait is a sovereign Arab Emirate state situated in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula in West Asia. The country, which borders Saudi Arabia and Iraq, has a long and interesting history. The first known settlers in the area were the Greeks who set... 14th June 2010 Uncontested Divorce An uncontested divorce is a relatively quick and easy way of going through divorce proceedings. It is most appropriate, and most commonly the choice of those in circumstances that makes a divorce simpler, with no children and no major assets to split. ... 26th May 2010 The Improvement of Business VoIP VoIP usage in general, and especially Business VoIP, has increased significantly in recent years. VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol and is the technology used for voice communication over a broadband internet connection. When VoIP first cam... 24th May 2010 How attitudes to Family, Marriage and Divorce have changed Attitudes to family, marriage and divorce have changed over the last century. Here we look at how different aspects of family life are seen compared to the past. Marriage In the past people married at a much younger age on average than they do toda... 19th May 2010 Factors after a Divorce There are many factors that come into divorce proceedings, and many areas where decisions have to be made, either by the former couple themselves or in the courtroom. Possessions must be sold or divided and decisions need to be made regarding children and... 12th May 2010 School Admission Rules School admission, especially for secondary schools, is a highly debated subject. Some schools are more popular than others, with teaching standard varying greatly depending on the school. Every parent wants the best for their child and wants them to gain ... 23rd February 2010 VoIP usage in Call Centres VoIP is continually increasing in popularity. This is especially the case in business, and particularly in call centres where significant savings can be made. Calls via VoIP are cheaper than the traditional telephone calls, so businesses who utilise this ... 05th February 2010 Using VoIP to call internationally VoIP can be significantly cheaper than regular landline telephone calls; a cost saving that becomes even more significant when compared to using mobile phones. This difference is even bigger with international calls. VoIP calls are made via an internet co... 01st February 2010 The Changing Role of Women In the past women were in many ways thought of as being inferior to men. The typical lifestyle among families was for women to stay at home while men worked, and this was the accepted way of life for both parties. Although certain generalisations still ex... 22nd January 2010 Different types of Phones Over the last hundred years or more telephones have become an important part of many people's daily lives. There are now three main types of phone or phone like devices available; landline telephones, mobile phones and VoIP phones. Each of these has come ... 17th December 2009 Why does India have such a low Divorce rate? Divorce in India is extremely low compared to the United States. In America around half of marriages end in divorce, but in India it is a mere one per cent. It is so low that many have the idea that it is illegal. This is not the case but there are many r... 17th December 2009 Adoption by Gay Couples Gay Rights has become a highly debated subject in recent years. The majority of people now agree that gay people and gay couples deserve the same rights as anyone else, but there are still people with strong opposing view. This is especially the case when... 11th December 2009 VoIP Bans Several countries have either banned VoIP or talked about banning VoIP over the last few years. VoIP is cheaper than other forms of telephony and some counties are looking at this as a negative for a variety of reasons. VoIP Providers can often be based a... 26th November 2009 Affects of the Conservatives Child Trust Fund policy The worth of the Child Trust Fund is a subject that has been much debated since its inception in 2002. The Conservative Party have now said that they will reduce the Child Trust Fund so only children from the poorest families will receive it should they w... 17th November 2009 Why Choose VoIP for Business VoIP is becoming an increasingly popular choice for communication as an alternative to the telephone. Some however are still reluctant to switch to a VoIP service as they think that the quality is not that of a regular telephone. This isn't necessarily th... 23rd October 2009 World Divorce Rates and Trends Divorce is rising all around the world. There are, however, some places where it is still fairly rare. Generally divorce has become more acceptable but there are trends as to which countries it is more common in. Some geographical areas seem to have highe... 13th October 2009 China commits to environmental targets At the UN climate summit in New York in September China for the first time made a commitment to reduce the negative effect that their increased manufacturing is having on the environment. As yet they haven't revealed any specific detail as to how they wil... 12th October 2009 Divorce Law in the United States The United States have among the highest divorce rates in the world. Much of this has been blamed on the fact that it is relatively simple to acquire a divorce and that it is too much of an easy option once a relationship runs into problems. There are... 28th September 2009 How Family Culture has changed in China Family culture in China has changed significantly over the last few decades. Over time many parts of Chinese culture has become much more similar to the western world and this is certainly the case within families. Traditionally families compromised o... 18th September 2009 How VoIP can be beneficial in a recession VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, is an alternative to the telephone that has the potential to save businesses and individual's money in the current recession. With times difficult for many, it is a way that significant savings can be made. Many peop... 16th September 2009 Is there a connection between more independent women and marriage and divorce statistics? In recent times the number of people getting married has fallen significantly, while the number of divorces have been going up. Another trend that has been happening at the same time is that women are becoming more independent. So is there a connection be... 16th September 2009 German VoIP ban to be lifted It looks as though German telecommunications company T-Mobile/Deutsche Telekom is likely to lift their ban of VoIP (Voice Over IP address). They had banned use of the technology and received a court order preventing customers from using it over their netw... 24th August 2009