Long Press

Long Press

| November 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

Here’s an interesting interface experiment by TOKI WOKI: an alternative character picker for the browser. Mobile operating systems like Android and iOS have a way to insert alternative characters, for example, by holding the letter ‘e’ on the virtual keyboard, you’ll be presented with the choices of using ‘è’, ‘é’, ‘ê’, ‘ē’, among other variations, […]

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Extraordinary day to night photography

Extraordinary day to night photography

| November 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

Our lives, particularly within the urban environment, are governed by light; half natural, half artificial. Light is enticing; promising excitement, safety, community. Light is also the most basic medium for all visual artists, the waves without which we couldn’t experience their work. Whilst sculpture, film and even some  aspects of painting can be experienced without […]

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You! Be Inspired! – Leaf Art by Lorenzo Duran

You! Be Inspired! – Leaf Art by Lorenzo Duran

| November 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

Art has indeed no boundaries. It can be seen and observed anywhere and by anyone. For the conventional artists, pencils, pens, paint brushes, chisel or in the case of graphic artists – their computers are the most common tools for creating their master pieces. But for an artist to use a surgical scalpel on his […]

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10 JavaScript frameworks to improve your mobile development

10 JavaScript frameworks to improve your mobile development

| November 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

Issues of cross-browser compatibility, screen resolution and inconsistent HTML and CSS code are things of the past in mobile development. Developers who are still grappling with these issues are far behind the times and need to learn a few new tricks. Mobile developers today are widening the scope of their expertise; they are not only […]

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Is customer service dead?

Is customer service dead?

| November 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

Doing business in the age of social media and online communities is not the same as it was some 20 plus years ago. It’s not enough to just have a great product or good customer service, you need great customer service and this could mean going back to the old ways. Today I’m going to […]

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optimizeLegibility on Mobile Devices

optimizeLegibility on Mobile Devices

| November 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

In a comment on my post about optimizeLegibility, Marco Arment points out that there are significant, and even fatal, performance problems with this text-rendering mode on mobile devices. Marco Arment writes: I did some testing with Instapaper to determine approximate optimizeLegibility performance limits. A 5,000-word article in Instapaper for iOS, for instance, will only use […]

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Visual Transiency

Visual Transiency

| November 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

In his post on the visual exploration behind the redesign of the Signal vs. Noise blog, Mig Reyes notes down his insight into the transiency of content that is bound up inside a visual container: I was married to the idea of putting our posts within a white “sheet,” much like we do for Basecamp. […]

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How To Design Websites For Culture-Specific Audiences

How To Design Websites For Culture-Specific Audiences

| November 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

The World Wide Web is affecting every business. Anyone from any part of the world can access any website and can make a deal according to the offers made at the site. The main objective of any website is to attract the targeted audiences; some remain successful while others fail in achieving the target. English […]

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Yesterday, Internet Explorer seemed so far away…

Yesterday, Internet Explorer seemed so far away…

| November 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

…now it looks as if it’s here to stay. Having been introduced as part of the Windows 8 operating system launch last month, Internet Explorer has just been released for Windows 7. Rapid uptake is expected; IE9 is a very good browser, its popularity halted the decline of the brand that had been under siege […]

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You! Be Inspired! – Amazing Ballpoint Pen Artworks by Samuel Silva

You! Be Inspired! – Amazing Ballpoint Pen Artworks by Samuel Silva

| November 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

Most of us usually use a pen for writing or doodling on paper but Portuguese professional lawyer Samuel Silva can do more than that. By just using a common set of Bic ballpoint pens, Samuel creates amazing realistic portraits for about 5 – 50 hours. Knowing that creating art is just a “hobby” for him […]

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