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This Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Actually Has Christopher Nolan As A Judge This Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Actually Has Christopher Nolan As A Judge
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The action in The Dark Knight Rises takes place eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, and to fans of the films it probably feels like they have been waiting longer than that for the next chapter in …

Bing Maps Touches Up Pushpins & Popups, Transit Info Bing Maps Touches Up Pushpins & Popups, Transit Info
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If you’re a Bing Maps user, you might notice some changes to the service’s aesthetic as well as some updated transit information. At first, I have to imagine that these design changes are to further distinguish Bing Maps from Google …

iPad Predecessor Concept – From 1968! [video] iPad Predecessor Concept – From 1968! [video]

If you’ve ever even heard of object-oriented programming, you owe a debt to Alan Kay. He was one of the fathers of that idea, and he named it. If you’ve ever used a Mac or Windows computer with overlapping “window” …

Google +1 Button Gets A New Look To Match Google+ Scheme Google +1 Button Gets A New Look To Match Google+ Scheme
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The Google +1 buttons are getting a simple makeover to match the red and white digs of the Google+ scheme. According to an update on the Google+ Developers blog, the new +1 look will be visible to the Google+ Platform …

Digital Artists Capture Siri’s Face in Recent Contest Digital Artists Capture Siri’s Face in Recent Contest
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We’ve all heard Siri speak, and we’ve all imagined what she might look like in the flesh. Personally, I tend to think of the AI from Halo or Resident Evil whenever i hear her(?) voice. The New York-based 3D printing …

New Universal Logo Premieres With ‘The Lorax’ This Weekend New Universal Logo Premieres With ‘The Lorax’ This Weekend

Any movie-goers planning to take in the premiere of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax this weekend will also get to see the big-screen debut of Universal Picture’s new logo. The redesign of the animated logo comes in honor of the film …

Apple Wants To Slice Keyboards Apple Wants To Slice Keyboards

Apple has an interest in developing and reinventing thinner and lighter keyboard accessories according to a new patent application discovered by AppleInsider this week. The patent application describes several ways a keyboard could be shrunk in size without affecting its …

New Windows 8 Logo Sparks Debate New Windows 8 Logo Sparks Debate
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We reported Friday on the aesthetic changes that Microsoft is making to the Windows 8 logo. Does anybody actually like it? PC Mag published a report that had technology journalists weighing in on the new design. The results are somewhat …

New Windows Logo Strikes Minimalistic Chord New Windows Logo Strikes Minimalistic Chord
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For most of my life, the word “Windows” has only called up one mental image: the Windows 98 loading screen, chugging away on my basement computer, a Packard Bell. Interesting home computing choices aside, the image of Microsoft’s Windows, that …

StumbleUpon Pushes Iframe & Gets Rid Of Direct Links StumbleUpon Pushes Iframe & Gets Rid Of Direct Links
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Even after their big facelift last year, StumbleUpon still isn’t done making changes to the their site. More and more, it seems that the social media site is paring itself down to as minimal as possible while still improving traffic …

News Designed Just For The Tablet Computer News Designed Just For The Tablet Computer

It is approaching the three year mark since Apple introduced the iPad and since that time tablet computers have become extremely popular. Well over half of tablet computer owners get their news from the tablet everyday as opposed to print …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle
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As you may know, today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Google is celebrating with a doodle. The doodle was created by artist Faith Ringgold. Here’s the bio she uses on her site: Faith Ringgold, began her artistic career …

Android Design Gets A New Site Android Design Gets A New Site
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Google has launched a new Android Design site. The announcement comes on the heels of a report from Freelancer.com placing Android as one of the top job trends of Q4 2011. Christian Robertson, who leads the Android Visual Design group …

Adobe Edge Preview 4 Gets A Preview Adobe Edge Preview 4 Gets A Preview
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Adobe put out a new video offering a sneak peek at the upcoming Adobe Edge Preview 4, which comes out in January. Adobe Edge Preview is the company’s HTML5 animation tool, and the new version will of course come with …

Google’s Advice For Testing Your Site Google’s Advice For Testing Your Site
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This week, Google put out a post on the Webmaster Central Blog, discussing user research and testing for your website. More importantly, how to do so without having to spend a lot of money. While I’d certainly encourage you to …

Twitter or Facebook: Which Will Yield More Success to Business Pages? Twitter or Facebook: Which Will Yield More Success to Business Pages?
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As social media has become increasingly interwoven into the way people communicate and seek out information, you’ve probably noticed commercials that display the URL to the company’s page on a social media site as opposed to their business’ webpage. You …

New YouTube Homepage Promotes Channels, Sharing New YouTube Homepage Promotes Channels, Sharing
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YouTube is currently testing a brand new homepage design that, among other things, puts a lot of emphasis on channels. Considering YouTube’s recent announcements regarding a push for quality content through new channels, it should come as no surprise that …

Google’s Algorithm Testing Raises Questions About “Above the Fold” Google’s Algorithm Testing Raises Questions About “Above the Fold”
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At PubCon in Las Vegas, Google’s Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal held a webmaster Q&A session with attendees, and referenced (among many other things) some algorithm testing that they’re doing, which we may see the results of in 2012. This …

Google: Page Speed Affects Rankings In 1 Out Of 100 Searches Google: Page Speed Affects Rankings In 1 Out Of 100 Searches
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With PubCon going on, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted out a link to what he calls “a special webmaster video for #pubcon”. It’s about how Google determines page speed. Specifically, it’s Matt’s response to a user question: “How does Google determine …

Design Is Still An Important Aspect of Blogging Design Is Still An Important Aspect of Blogging
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Yes, a blog is only successful as its content, but if your platform looks like a joke, it really won’t matter how good the content your presenting is. In other words, design is still, and will always be, an important …

Blogger Bloggers Can Customize Dynamic Views Blogger Bloggers Can Customize Dynamic Views
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About a month ago, Google launched Dyanmic Views for Blogger. This is an interesting concept that allows viewers of Blogger blogs to change the way the blog looks as they read it, giving the user more control over the look …