The bright future of things for a while. Google search is be coming very location aware. Nearly every telephone has a GPS chip in it, or can calculate location from cell towers. So why is it so important?
Re Christchurch, if any business has been disrupted by the quake, please email firstname.lastname@example.org & explain circumstances & request a hosting credit. FYI, It is really a bad idea to let your web hosting lapse, as it effects your search ranking. Stay online with a message regarding temporary closure.
Traditionally as a Christmas present to our customers we have purchased goats chickens and similar items from Oxfam Unwrapped. This year we decided to donate $10000 towards a specific Oxfam project targeting 150 rural villages across Samoa.