Sunday, February 26, 2012

Does Windows Have One Foot In The Grave?

Does Windows' dropping web market share mean that Windows is dying?

Fifteen years ago Microsoft's Windows operating system reigned supreme in the computer world. Windows enjoyed near ubiquity in both the business and consumer computing markets. Challengers to Microsoft's hegemony were few and paltry. Apple, Microsoft's perennial rival, was in dire straits. Steve Jobs had only just returned to the company, which was had a long, hard road ahead on its return to profitability. In fact, it was largely through Microsoft's aid that Apple survived, thanks to the release of Microsoft Office for Mac and Microsoft's purchase of $150 million in non-voting Apple stock.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

26 Fresh jQuery & CSS3 Tutorials

Web developers create some awesome jQuery & CSS3 tutorials. Today we want to list some of the best from 2012. Enjoy!! If you like these tutorials you might also want to check out our previous posts below.
Animate a Custom Dialog Box with CSS3 and jQuery
28 Fresh jQuery Tutorials
Orman Clark's Vertical Navigation Menu: The CSS3 Version

Post This To Facebook, Or Do 60 Days In Jail

Facebook Incident Launches First Amendment Fight

While it may not be surprising that something you post on your Facebook wall could get you in legal trouble, it may surprise you that a judge has ordered a man to post something on his wall or to face jail time.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy?

The latest round in the Who's Doing Internet Worse roulette

Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are locked in a precarious blame game about who failed with your online privacy. First, Google gets caught bypassing a security feature in Safari that allowed the company to track users despite the no-tracking settings in Safari. Then yesterday, Microsoft charged Google for doing a similar thing with Internet Explorer users. Lots of smoke so far, but is there a fire?

Monday, February 20, 2012

16 Must-Read Tutorials for New HTML5/CSS3 Techniques

The year 2012 has kicked off with a booming design and web industry. More developers are entering the web than ever before and it’s the perfect time to brush up on your coding. These tutorials I’ve added below are fresh off the presses and will help you catch up on all the latest HTML5 & CSS3 trends. With just a bit of practice you can pickup on all these skills and really improve the quality of your coding standards.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Google Exploited Loophole To Track Safari Users' Browsing Habits

Exploit allows advertisers to set third party cookies despite Safari's privacy settings.

Google has made plenty of news lately over concerns with how they handle user privacy. Now it looks like they may have been circumventing privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser -- on computers and iOS devices alike -- in order to track users' web browsing habits for the purposes of advertising.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Want To Cancel Your Cable In Favor Of The Web? How Cable Companies Aim To Stop You

Boxee CEO on how cable companies' plans are bad for users

The FCC has a fight on its hands between cable companies and Internet streaming set-top box companies such as Boxee. The cable companies are pushing the FCC to make a change to current regulation in order to allow them to encrypt basic cable programming.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Showcase Of Creative & Smart Print Ads

In today's world advertisement plays a very important role. For a product or company to be successful the advertisement must deliver a powerful message. In this roundup we are featuring some fresh and creative print advertisements. Enjoy!!

Should News Organizations Pay People For Their Tweets?

Citizen journalists have costs too.

Let me start off by saying: No. I don't think news organizations should have to pay people for referencing their tweets. But this is a similar logic to how some traditional news organizations operate.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

phpLD Invalid Links Checker

Like many directory owners, you may have spent years adding links to your directory, but over time some of those links can go bad for a multitude of reasons, reducing the quality of the links in your directory and potentially getting you banned or ranked poorly by Google. Enter the Invalid Link Checker...

Friday, February 10, 2012

Designing a Custom iPhone App Navigation Bar

App development for iPhone and iPod Touch has become a booming industry. Designers from all over the world are jumping at the chance to have their ideas published into the App Store. It’s no surprise more tech enthusiasts are moving onto Apple devices.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Facebook's Breast Phobia Is Absolutely Ridiculous

More "obscene" content removed

Full disclosure: I'm much, much more socially liberal that the average bear. I won't get into specifics about certain policy positions - but let's just say that I fail to see how a little lightening up could do anything but help a society.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Super Bowl Ad Metrics More Varied This Year

What may be a stinker in one study becomes a winner in another

Super Bowl ads are not only entertainment during the big game, they serve the higher (or lower) purpose of trying to sell you something. We may forget that these ads are doing that when we're busy laughing at the newest Doritos' advertisement or Volkswagen's Star Wars tributes.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

28 Cute Children’s Book Illustrations from Digital Artists

Illustrators have found a nurturing community on the web where they can share awesome work. Artists drawing for children’s books were almost always done by hand. But with the popularity of Adobe software and the many tablet devices it’s easier than ever to move your work digital!

Friday, February 3, 2012

Facebook IPO Filing Reveals What Could Kill Facebook

What Facebook is really worried about

As you probably know, Facebook has filed for its IPO. With that filing, a lot of new information about the company was revealed. Among the noteworthy tidbits of information: 845 million monthly active users, 483 million daily active users, and over 425 million monthly active users using Facebook's mobile products. Interestingly enough, Facebook appears to consider growth in mobile use among the key risks to the company. I'm not sure this is the biggest risk, but it's quite interesting that Facebook considers it to be one.