All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Web’

Internet Explorer Is Pretty Much Dead

Yes, this is a headline from 2015. You might think that Microsoft’s much-maligned web browser has been dying for years – and you’d be right. But now it’s seemingly official. Microsoft is abandoning the Internet Explorer brand. Microsoft has already announced its brand new web browser, codenamed Project Spartan. And we’ve had more than subtle hints that IE was on …

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Vine Is Now a True Video Discovery Website

Today, with the launch of their new vine.co web experience, the Twitter-owned six-second video app has finally become a fully realized video-sharing website. Vine launched its web presence back in January, but it was stripped down and in no way mimicked the Vine app experience. Users could browse their own home feed and scroll through feeds of specific users. There …

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Emojis Now Work on Web Version of Twitter

All you emoji lovers can now sleep sound knowing that your smiley faces and little piles of poop will be able to be seen by those browsing their Twitter timelines on the web. Before today, mobile Twitter users who included emojis in their tweets were faced with hollow boxes when those tweets were viewed on the web. Now, if you …

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Netflix Update: Fixed Android 4.3 Problems

If you have anything to do with Nexus HD or Android 4.3  or others systems or devices of the like, you might want to read this. According to one report, an annoying little bug problem appears fixed because Netflix has an update for it now. “You might have noticed that the newest version of Android was having troubles at times …

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Foursquare Redesigns Location Pages in Its Bid to Become a Leader in Local Search

Foursquare knows that more and more people are visiting their location pages on the web. Back in October of last year, Foursquare launched a huge redesign of foursquare.com, and a big change to the way the site works: Non-members were allowed to use Foursquare’s “explore” feature. By opening up Foursquare’s data trove to everyone, they made a pretty big statement: …

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Pinterest’s Discovery-Focused Desktop Redesign Rolls Out to Everyone

Back in January, Pinterest began to test a brand new design that featured bigger, more informative pins and better navigation. Today, they are rolling out the new design to all users. If you don’t see the new design when you log on to Pinterest, just wait – you’ll get an invitation soon. The new look is all about discovery, as …

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Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets on the Web

In how in the hell was that not already a thing news, Twitter has just added support for line breaks on the web. Before, users could only experience the great fun of fragmented tweets on mobile, but starting today you should be able to see line breaks on Twitter on the web. Now, you can properly view a haiku, or …

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Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads

After taking baby steps for the past year, Instagram has finally realized its potential as a real website. The company has just launched web feeds for all users, which means that interacting with Instagram on the web produces nearly the same experience as interacting with Instagram on the mobile app. Almost. But we’ll get back to that. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing …

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GoDaddy Now Offers Websites to OfficeMax Customers

If you’re a small business looking to set up a web presence, you’ll soon be able to get started by walking into OfficeMax. GoDaddy and OfficeMax have just announced a partnership that allows for the sale of GoDaddy website bundles inside OfficeMax stores nationwide. That means that you can visit any of the 900 OfficeMax locations and buy a domain …

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Spotify Is Finally Launching a Web Player [REPORT]

You wanted it, and apparently Spotify heard your calls and is in the process of giving you what you want. For those of you unable to benefit from Spotify’s desktop app, the company is about to unveil a browser-based player. The news comes from The Verge, who quotes sources close to company. According to them the browser option will begin …

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Tumblr’s “Native” iOS App Update Brings New Dashboard, Gestures

Tumblr has just made a significant step forward for users’ mobiel experience, as they have released version 3.2 of their iOS app. This time, the Tumblr app is completely native and features a better dashboard, new notification previews, and GIF integration. “We’ve been working on hard on some new updates for you, and are thrilled to pull the curtain off …

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Is Instagram Moving Toward A True Web Experience?

Instagram is and has always been a mobile platform. Their iOS and Android apps, though incredibly popular, are really the only ways for users to interact with the network. Basically, what I’m saying is if you rely too much on the web for your Instagram experience, you’re gonna have a bad time. But although Instagram’s history is rooted entirely on …

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