Archive for November, 2012

3 Plugged-In Ladies Share Their Gadget Set-Ups

@ 8:42 PM on November 29, 2012

The Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Cheat Sheet

@ 5:42 PM on November 29, 2012

“And what about the other social platforms, like Pinterest and Google+? Wouldn’t it be great if somebody could put all of this information on a single page?

Earlier this year we looked at a very thorough social media sizing cheat sheet from …

Barnes & Noble Decides That Purchased Ebooks Are Only Yours Until Your Credit Card Expires

@ 9:06 PM on November 28, 2012

“DRM rears its ugly, malformed, malignant, cross-eyed head again. Despite the fact that, as Cory Doctorow so aptly put it, no one has ever purchased anything because it came with DRM, an ever-slimming number of content providers insist on punis…

Russian Patent Authority – Apple’s iPad Design Features Not Original, Distinctive

@ 7:59 PM on November 28, 2012

“In its official answer to Apple (in Russian), the chamber has stated that the design that the company wants to patent is “traditional for modern communication devices, manufactured by different vendors. Inconspicuous differences in dimension…

Does Microsoft’s redesign signal the decline of the skeuomorphic interface?

@ 7:27 PM on November 28, 2012

“It seems that increasing numbers of designers are abandoning the skeuomorphic-rich interfaces that have been so prevalent in the ramp up years of personal computing.”

Windows 8 Fizzling, Time For Windows Classic?

@ 7:46 PM on November 27, 2012

“First, some background. Microsoft hasn’t released official sales numbers for Windows 8 or related products, like Surface RT, which hit stores in late October. But evidence is building from numerous sources that consumer response to the new pro…

Adobe Translation Center Launches, Crowd-Sources Adobe Tool Translations

@ 6:22 PM on November 26, 2012

“The Adobe Community Translation program enables users all over the world to contribute translations for Adobe products and services, including the user interface of Adobe software applications as well as Adobe TV episodes.”

Using Flickr For Photo Backups

@ 9:36 PM on November 25, 2012

“Although the main purpose of Flickr is for sharing your images, the online service will also safely store the original file you upload – providing you have a Pro account. This costs $24.95 for one year, removes any upload or storage limits, …

Add to Amazon Wishlist on iPad – Amazon Wishlist Bookmarklet for iPad

@ 2:48 AM on November 25, 2012

“We will need to create a bookmark and then go back and edit the bookmark to include the JavaScript code for the Amazon bookmarklet. The steps that we will be following are similar to the other tutorials on this site — only we will be insert…

Airport Security Is Killing Us – Businessweek

@ 7:31 PM on November 20, 2012

If Americans really care about saving lives this Thanksgiving travel season, for goodness’ sake, don’t beef up airport security any further. Slashing the TSA will ensure that more people live to spend future holidays with loved ones.