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Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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This week saw the introduction of a few new apps and some excellent updates to existing apps. Storify, a social storytelling tool, now supports images. And Bastion, an RPG long available on XBOX, has arrived on the iPad. But there are many more.Toybox Toybox is a beautiful but challenging game....
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

Tailgate Ruthlessly Repurposes the Calendar for Students

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Before social networks, universities were a different place. Get this: just to find out what my friends were up to, I had to call them, or text them, or even walk across campus just to find them. These were dark days indeed… And yet while technology has jumped ahead, events...
Tailgate Ruthlessly Repurposes the Calendar for Students

SPIDERSS For Android: Browser, RSS Reader And Social Network Update Aggregator In One

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Tokyo-based jig.jp has been developing mobile browsers since 2003, claiming its “jig browser (which was downloaded over 4 million times so far) is the world’s first Java-based browser that made it possible to view PC sites on cell phones. And now the company has released an ambitious Android app called...
SPIDERSS For Android: Browser, RSS Reader And Social Network Update Aggregator In One

Ditch lorem ipsum for BLOKK: The perfect font for quick mock-ups and wireframing

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Lorem ipsum, the Latin placeholder text often used when submitting designs to clients, has long been a popular choice for designers. As we’ve previously noted, Latin isn’t much like English, and so it can be misleading to use Latin filler text when designing type-heavy sites. But sometimes, using any filler text...
Ditch lorem ipsum for BLOKK: The perfect font for quick mock-ups and wireframing

Choose The Best Responsive Email Layout For Your Message

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The concept of responsive email has entered into the industry consciousness, though the actual deployment is still far from common. Still, enough senders are experimenting with the technique, and we’re beginning to see patterns in layouts and organization. Any examination of responsive layout... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Choose The Best Responsive Email Layout For Your Message

Roccat Connects Your PC To Your Smartphone For Power-Gaming

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One of the more interesting PC accessories of the last few years was the now-infamous Optimus keyboard, which replaced every key with a tiny display that could be customized for games and software. At $1500, it was kind of a stretch. More recently, Razer’s Blade laptop and an unreleased keyboard...
Roccat Connects Your PC To Your Smartphone For Power-Gaming

Big UI Changes Coming To Flickr Next Week

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Yahoo’s management of Flickr has been something of a mystery. The photo-hosting service, once far and away the frontrunner and choice of pros and casual shooters alike, has seen few improvements in recent years — an eternity in the fast-moving online photography space. Many (including myself) cling to the service...
Big UI Changes Coming To Flickr Next Week

Fuzel now lets you create awesome photo montages on your iPhone for free

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Back in March, one of the apps that made it onto our 7 essential iPhone photography apps list, was Fuzel. “We’ve seen quite a few apps that let you create montages of photos you’ve taken with your iPhone, choosing from a variety of layouts,” we wrote at the time. “None...
Fuzel now lets you create awesome photo montages on your iPhone for free

Twitter for iOS updated with tweet preview and expanded timeline view

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There doesn't seem to be much broken that needs fixing on Twitter for iOS. Which is why the latest update to hit the App Store deals mostly in minor tweaks aimed at iPhone users. Now, Twitaholics that bump up the Twitter app to version 5.7 will enjoy a more...
Twitter for iOS updated with tweet preview and expanded timeline view
Samsung's Galaxy S IV may feature new high-definition display tech

The Web is going to look hideous on the new retina MacBook Pro

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Like everyone else who watched Apple’s WWDC yesterday, I wouldn’t mind getting my hands on one of those brand new MacBook Pros with a Retina Display. Of course, since it’s starting at $2,200, I’ll have to wait to make that jump, and I’m going to take a leap of faith...
The Web is going to look hideous on the new retina MacBook Pro

Flavors.me: A Dead Simple Way To Pull Your Online Presences Into One Place

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If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance you have multiple online profiles scattered across various services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Twitter. And one problem you may face is pulling all of this information together to build a single online identity — be it for personal use, or to...
Flavors.me: A Dead Simple Way To Pull Your Online Presences Into One Place

Wunderlist 2 task app hits Android tablets, comes to iPad soon

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How quickly they grow up: 6Wunderkinder's near-ubiquitous Wunderlist 2 only just reached native app status as 2012 wound to a close, and it's already being optimized for Android tablets. The task management app should now offer its to-do lists and reminders on Google-powered slates of any size, with new...
Wunderlist 2 task app hits Android tablets, comes to iPad soon

Responsive Web Design

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Designers have coveted print for its precision layouts, lamenting the varying user contexts on the web that compromise their designs. Ethan Marcotte advocates we shift our design thinking to appropriate these constraints: using fluid grids, flexible images, and media queries, he shows us how to embrace the “ebb and flow...
Responsive Web Design

Myspace Layouts,Myspace 2.0 Layouts,Hide Everything Layouts,Short Layouts

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Myspace Layouts,Myspace 2.0 Layouts,Hide Everything Layouts,Short Layouts

Kindle 4.1 update brings font contrast bump, extended parental control, Kindle Format 8 to $79 model

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A new update has been rolled out for the $79 Kindle, bringing a host of improvements including extended parental controls, a higher-contrast font and support for Amazon’s Kindle Format 8 book format. The update is available for direct download now from Amazon, but will also roll out over Wi-Fi to...
Kindle 4.1 update brings font contrast bump, extended parental control, Kindle Format 8 to $79 model

Seattle Mini Maker Faire Opens CfM!

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OMG! Seattle, the city in which my apartment resides, is having its first-ever Mini Maker Faire, and I couldn’t be prouder. We’ve been working for long months in secret, planning with the city’s Science Faire Day, scheming layouts, and dreaming big. I’m so happy this has launched and now I...
Seattle Mini Maker Faire Opens CfM!

Scroll Kit Lets You Make Customizable Valentines for Your Secret Crush

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Scroll Kit, the latest brainchild from the Bushwick-based team of Cody Brown and Kate Ray, demoed their new product at last week's New York Tech Meetup to an admiring crowd. As Mr. Brown's elevator pitch goes, the publishing tool lets anyone "make magazine-style layouts for the web and iPad without...
Scroll Kit Lets You Make Customizable Valentines for Your Secret Crush

MediaPortal posts 2.0 alpha media hub and new remote apps, teases 1.3 beta with Titan

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Home theater PC owners only just recovering from their turkey or tofu comas will have some updating to do -- MediaPortal has been busy. The experimenters among us will most likely want to jump straight into the promised MediaPortal 2.0 Alpha Autumn, which carries new visual layouts and video...
MediaPortal posts 2.0 alpha media hub and new remote apps, teases 1.3 beta with Titan

Flipboard updates to support iPad Mini's smaller form factor

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One week after Flipboard rolled out audio support for its Android app, the digital magazine has announced that it’s ready and waiting for the imminent arrivals of iPad Minis around the globe. Pre-orders for Apple’s latest iGadget kicked off about a week ago, and Flipboard says it will be making...
Flipboard updates to support iPad Mini's smaller form factor
New BlackBerry 10 beta showcases upcoming OS features

StyleCaster wants to become the front page of the Internet… for fashion

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StyleCaster, a fashion blog and community launched in 2009, has just undergone a major redesign, creating a user-generated, editorial hybrid with strong Pinterest influences. The redesign places StyleCaster in a new position, with the goal of surfacing the best of fashion, style and beauty through photos, news and products. The startup already has massive...
StyleCaster wants to become the front page of the Internet… for fashion

Y Combinator-Backed Swiftype Builds Site Search That Doesn’t Suck

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In my four-plus years covering tech, I don’t think I’ve ever met another blogger who was happy with the search feature on their website. The options range from terrible to functional, but it’s never good, and I’ve always found that it’s easier to just search via Google. Apparently Matt Riley...
Y Combinator-Backed Swiftype Builds Site Search That Doesn’t Suck

How the iPad Is Already Reshaping the Internet (Without Flash)

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The iPad doesn’t run Flash. If your website uses Flash, it won’t play well on the iPad. Turns out, a lot of people want their sites to look pretty on the iPad. So the internet’s already starting to look different. One of the more interesting effects of the iPhone was...
How the iPad Is Already Reshaping the Internet (Without Flash)

A Brief Look at Grid-Based Layouts in Web Design

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A Brief Look at Grid-Based Layouts in Web Design
Why Does The New Google+ Use So Much Whitespace?

A/B testing your Cohorts with Google Analytics result views

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Shared by Bud Well, this is impressive. Remarkably, it seems simpler than website optimizer, probably also more limited. PLAIN TEXT JAVASCRIPT: var header_test = new Cohorts.Test({     name: 'big_vs_small_header',     sample: 1, // we want to include all visitors in the test     cohorts: {    ...
A/B testing your Cohorts with Google Analytics result views

Making Blogger Blogs Prettier: Google Launches New Template Designer

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Most hosted blogging platforms offer their customers a set of standard templates with relatively few options for customizing these sites. Starting today, however, bloggers on Google's Blogger platform will be able to take full control over the layout of their sites thanks to Google's new Blogger Template Designer without having...
Making Blogger Blogs Prettier: Google Launches New Template Designer
Amazon releases software update for $79 Kindle with improved reading font, other additions
Amazon updates Kindle apps for children’s books, comics
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