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  • Security Report: Thanks to Manikandan Rajakumar
    Security researcher Manikandan Rajakumar (See his Twitter feed) reported and provided enough information for us to identify and close a cross-site scripting vulnerability. We appreciate his attention and time; his efforts have made everyone in the Sl…
    - 37 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:55pm -
  • Security Report: Thanks to Christian Mainka and Vladislav Mladenov
    You may have noticed that OpenID is no longer a login option on Slashdot. (You can still login or create an account directly, or in conjunction with an existing social media account at Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Why not? In large part, because of a val…
    - 37 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:51pm -
  • Check out Slashdot's new Build section!
    Since the early days of Slashdot, we've been obsessed -- among other things -- with technological creativity with a tangible output. Sometimes that output is in the form of a genuinely new invention, but not necessarily. Often, it's in the form of cl…
    - 76 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 1:18am -
  • Progress Report On Slashdot Beta
    It's been a long road. We've been asking for your opinions and suggestions for a while now, to help guide the creation of a new, cleaner look for Slashdot. (Many of the changes are below the surface, too.) What we've arrived at so far in our Beta loo…
    - 15 Apr 14, 4:48pm -
  • Update on the March of Progress: How Slashdot's New Look Is Shaping Up
    In the weeks to come, you'll see Slashdot's ongoing redesign picking up several of the vital features that thelong beta period has been used to craft, as a new, cleaner look is implemented by default for more readers: quite a few of those "coming soo…
    - 3 Feb 14, 6:35pm -
  • More on the GCHQ Hack Involving Slashdot Users: Official Statement
    Over the weekend, Der Spiegel reported that among Edward Snowden's continuing bonanza of revelations about government surveillance is one that GCHQ, the British spy agency, intercepted user requests to certain websites — Slashdot and LinkedIn, in p…
    - 11 Nov 13, 6:23pm -
  • Quick update from AppsWorld
    After a red-eye flight (my first trip to the UK) I've spent today in London at AppsWorld, live editing Slashdot for everyone who wants to see the sausage get made. "AppsWorld" sounds like a conference all about (you guessed it) mobile apps, and it is…
    - 22 Oct 13, 5:32pm -
  • Beta update, and a chance to see Slashdot live in London
    The ongoing Slashdot redesign effort has drawn a few notes from the outside world; here's whatTweakTownand Business Insider have to say. Important to remember: the Beta siteworks — but it's transparently, inherently a work in progress, and the…
    - 11 Oct 13, 8:09pm -
  • Slashdot Beta Update
    A few days ago, we opened the curtains to give everyone an early glimpse of what Slashdot is going to look like. More than a thousand comments and hundreds of emails have poured in, offering some very useful feedback and advice: thanks. As you'd expe…
    - 4 Oct 13, 4:31pm -
  • You're Invited: Take a Look At Slashdot's New Beta
    The Upshot: Welcome to the first Slashdot blog post in quite a while — it's a big one. Launching today at beta.slashdot.org is the biggest redesign that Slashdot's ever seen, and you're invited to help shape it. (We've put a lot of work into the lo…
    - 1 Oct 13, 4:29pm -
  • Thoughts From Readers on Replacing Google Reader
    Last week, we asked you about replacements for Google reader. In both this Ask Slashdot (errr, "Slashdot Asks") and this poll, readers responded with suggestions. Not everyone cares about Google Reader; nearly 70 percent of the poll respondents said…
    - 20 Jun 13, 2:43pm -
  • On the way to LinuxFest Northwest!
    LinuxFest Northwest takes place this weekend in Bellingham, Washington. It's one of my favorite conferences — a long-running, volunteer-run, low-hype gathering with two days of presentations, demonstrations, and kibbitzing at Bellingham Technical C…
    - 27 Apr 13, 4:57am -
  • Geeknet Media Is Now Slashdot Media
    As of today, what was Geeknet Media has been utterly transformed: now we're Slashdot Media. Actually, it's just the name that's been utterly transformed, at least as far as this site is concerned. We're still News For Nerds, Stuff That Matters — ju…
    - 18 Mar 13, 2:25pm -
  • Happy Pi Day!
    We at Slashdot would like to wish everyone a happy Pi day! It’s one of the few minor holidays we feel is worth actively noting because it celebrates concepts very close to this community’s heart. It’s not just the number itself; it’s an oppor…
    - 14 Mar 13, 12:10pm -
  • What do you want to see at SXSWi?
    South By Southwest Interactive is getting underway today in my home city of Austin; I'm going to see as much as I can today, Saturday, and Monday, with video camera in hand. If there's anything in particular you'd like to see (this list of exhibitors…
    - 8 Mar 13, 5:08pm -

Engadget

  • newWatch PS4 streams on your Vita with upcoming app

    Watch PS4 streams on your Vita with upcoming app

    If you're a fan of Playstation 4 game livestreaming, Sony's about to have a PS Vita app for that. At a prelude to the Tokyo Game Show (TGS), it announced updates that will let you view live PS4 game action directly from a PS Vita. If you're into...
    - 30 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:58am -
  • newHeart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat (video)

    Heart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat (video)

    How does a famous-rapper-slash-business-tycoon and a tech titan launch a collaborative project? Apparently, by throwing a fancy soirée graced by the presence of a robotic Picasso. In honor of Intel's and SMS Audio's (a company founded by 50 Cent)..…
    - 59 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:29am -
  • newListen to a song made from recording thousands of industrial machines

    Listen to a song made from recording thousands of industrial machines

    We've heard music made from bats' echolocation signals and the sounds of glaciers before, but what about tunes composed with something a little more, say, industrial? And no, we aren't talking about Nine Inch Nails' classic The Downward Spiral. Thin…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:11am -
  • newHow would you change the Fitbit Flex?

    How would you change the Fitbit Flex?

    Fitbit is one of the most well respected names in the quantified-self space, so we expected a lot of the Fitbit Flex. When we put the device in front of Terrence O'Brien, he found that it wasn't the most feature-packed, or the flashiest, but...
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:36am -
  • newAmazon's war on e-books, LG's G Watch R and other stories you might've missed

    Amazon's war on e-books, LG's G Watch R and other stories you might've missed

    This week, we reviewed the HTC One for Windows, investigated Amazon's controversial e-book-pricing model, played around with Hyperlapse, learned about LG's G Watch R and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and.…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:03am -
  • newSamsung has a soundbar that matches your curved TV

    Samsung has a soundbar that matches your curved TV

    Let's say you bought a pricey curved TV, only to remember that your existing soundbar is (gasp!) flat. Will you have to live with that geometry mismatch for the life of your set? Not if Samsung has its way. It just unveiled the Curved Soundbar, whic…
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 11:01pm -
  • newHomemade exoskeleton lets a man lift big cinder blocks with ease

    Homemade exoskeleton lets a man lift big cinder blocks with ease

    Think you need the budget of the military or a megacorporation to make an exoskeleton for heavy lifting? Nope -- all you need is some standard parts and the know-how to put them together. James Hobson (aka The Hacksmith) has finished a homemade...
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 8:32pm -
  • newCitizen journalism game will show how your photos change the story

    Citizen journalism game will show how your photos change the story

    As the Ferguson protests made exceedingly clear, citizen journalism is both a blessing and a curse; while it can expose police brutality and censorship, it's also prone to misinformation. But how do you illustrate the complexity of the subject for..…
    - 13 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 6:24pm -
  • newDon't forget to enter our Back to School 2014 sweepstakes!

    Don't forget to enter our Back to School 2014 sweepstakes!

    Most college students are already settling into the fall semester, but it's not too late to nab some updated gear. Our Back to School 2014 guide has plenty of recommendations for laptops, tablets, accessories and more, and our giveaway rounds up som…
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • newApple is reportedly teaming up with American Express on iPhone payments (update: MasterCard too)

    Apple is reportedly teaming up with American Express on iPhone payments (update: MasterCard too)

    Those longstanding rumors of Apple building a mobile payment service may be coming true sooner than you think. Recode's sources claim that the folks in Cupertino have struck a deal with American Express to work on an iPhone payment system, hot on th…
    - 16 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:07pm -
  • newInhabitat's Week in Green: biofuel, supersonic submarine and a 3D-printed home

    Inhabitat's Week in Green: biofuel, supersonic submarine and a 3D-printed home

    Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.Mobile technology continues to expand and evolve, but until we develop a way to charge our devices on th…
    - 17 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • newWatch a remote-controlled fighter jet evade a missile

    Watch a remote-controlled fighter jet evade a missile

    Existing drone aircraft are useful for many things, but they make for lousy target practice when you're testing missiles; they're rarely as maneuverable as modern fighter jets. Boeing and one of its customers have just shown that there's a better...
    - 21 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 10:23am -
  • Flaw lets hackers break your WiFi router's security with one guess

    Flaw lets hackers break your WiFi router's security with one guess

    Typically, attacks against your WiFi router require a lengthy attempt to guess any codes and passwords. Not if you use 0xcite's new technique, however; the research firm has detailed a flaw in some router chipsets that lets hackers bypass the...
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 6:12am -
  • Openmix: a tiny mobile accessory that lets you play pretend DJ

    Openmix: a tiny mobile accessory that lets you play pretend DJ

    This teeny-tiny device called Openmix might be the solution you need for those times when you're raring to be the DJ of the party, but another aspiring disc jockey just won't back down (ugh!). It lets you mix tunes from several devices at once...
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:01am -
  • Feedback Loop: UI annoyances, remotes and speed-reading apps!

    Feedback Loop: UI annoyances, remotes and speed-reading apps!

    Happy Saturday! Welcome to another edition of Feedback Loop! This week we're talking about those minor user interface quirks that just really grind our gears. Once you're done letting the hate flow, find out whether or not speed-reading apps are...
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 12:26am -
  • Twitter makes it easier to decide who you'll follow first

    Twitter makes it easier to decide who you'll follow first

    Twitter said early this year that it would do more to help first-timers follow people, and it's now making good on its word. The social network has just revamped its sign-up process to help you tailor those first follows to your interest. Rather tha…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:55pm -
  • Review roundup: Intel's 8-core Haswell-E is the fastest desktop CPU ever

    Review roundup: Intel's 8-core Haswell-E is the fastest desktop CPU ever

    Since it was teased in March, enthusiasts have been itching to see how Intel's 8-core Haswell Extreme Edition processor (the i7-5960X) performs. It has now launched (along with two other Haswell-E models) and the reviews are in. Yes, it's the world'…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 7:30pm -
  • IRL: A tablet holder for using your device in bed

    IRL: A tablet holder for using your device in bed

    There are times when I just want to lie in bed and surf random YouTube channels on my phone or tablet, but it's impossible to hold the device above my head for a prolonged period (we've all been there, right?).Luckily, I stumbled upon this neat ki…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Back to School 2014: The 13 best accessories

    Back to School 2014: The 13 best accessories

    Once you've figured out your laptop and smartphone situation, chances are you'll want to invest in a nice backpack or a few extras to make the dorm room feel like home. Our back-to-school accessories picks are a perfect mix of necessities and...
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • Scientists discover why mozzarella is the ideal pizza cheese

    Scientists discover why mozzarella is the ideal pizza cheese

    Pizza is essentially the perfect food. Well, so long as you aren't lactose intolerant or have problems with gluten. We realize that those are pretty big caveats, but stay with us for a second -- it'll be worth it: NPR spotted a study of why differen…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:27pm -
  • Recommended Reading: The (second) rise of virtual reality

    Recommended Reading: The (second) rise of virtual reality

    Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.The Rise and Fall and...
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:30pm -
  • Dell says its curved monitor will help make you a better gamer

    Dell says its curved monitor will help make you a better gamer

    What good is having an ultra-powerful PC if you're still connecting it to a dusty old monitor? We reckon doing so would be pretty silly. Good thing that alongside the new Alienware Area 51, Dell's pulled the curtain back on its 34-inch Ultrasharp...
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 12:22pm -
  • Twitch's peak viewing numbers rival CNN and MTV's prime-time audience

    Twitch's peak viewing numbers rival CNN and MTV's prime-time audience

    So we know that Twitch's online broadcasts trump those of WWE and traditional sports, but how does it stack up against cable networks like CNN? According to the New York Times, the game-streaming giant's peak viewership numbers have surpassed the...
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:11am -
  • Here's how Google's Project Loon retrieves its internet balloons (video)

    Here's how Google's Project Loon retrieves its internet balloons (video)

    Project Loon's balloons could not be more different than your typical party variety -- it's loaded with research equipment and LTE capability, providing high-speed internet connection wherever they go. Obviously, Google's X Lab researchers (the ones…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:52am -

Wired

Boingo Boingo

  • newWATCH: trailer for documentary about Batman star Adam West

    WATCH: trailer for documentary about Batman star Adam West

    Starring Adam West is a profile of the actor who portrayed Batman in the 1966 television series, became instantly world famous, and then hit a brick wall with his career. Adam Mangels says: "This documentary is currently available for streaming o…
    - 16 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:10pm -
  • Adafruit's pink vinyl record

    Adafruit's pink vinyl record

    Our friends at Adafriuit, makers of cool electronic kits and components, have announced their first vinyl record: Frequency by Bartlebeets. They say it's the "soundtrack to your soldering." They are giving away the digital version at the link above…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:28am -
  • Moral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:

    Moral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:

    On Crooked Timber, Ingrid Robeyns presents a tough moral calculus: if you can save 50% of a group of trapped miners with 100% certainty, knowing the remainder will die; or you can try to rescue all the miners, with a 50% chance that they'll all die…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:18pm -
  • Spheres o' gears

    Spheres o' gears

    Deviantart's Taffgoch creates beautiful models of spheres made from kinetic elements, primarily gears. Read the rest
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:16pm -
  • Nerdy shirts, skirts and dresses from Frockasaurus

    Nerdy shirts, skirts and dresses from Frockasaurus

    Etsy's Frockasaurus makes great, pop-culture-inspired clothes for men and women, such as the Men's Star Trek Book shirt and Men's Batman Comics shirt; Hobbit Cover skirt; Legend of Zelda dress; and the Lord of the Rings skirt. Read the rest
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:42pm -
  • Games with female protagonists

    Games with female protagonists

    "An unfiltered list of games featuring a leading lady, because such a list should exist."
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:20pm -
  • Police sketch of serial killer unlike him

    Police sketch of serial killer unlike him

    Derrick Todd Lee didn't look much like the police artist's photo-composite. [via]
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:59pm -
  • Gory zombie hoodie with zipover face-mask

    Gory zombie hoodie with zipover face-mask

    Thinkgeek's Zombie Hoodie zips right over your face to form a frightmask -- $50, made of machine washable polyester and awesomely grody. (more…)
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • The history of the stereotyped "Asian" melodic riff

    The history of the stereotyped "Asian" melodic riff

    Carl Douglas's 1974 Kung Fu Fighting made it ubiquitous, but NPR found that the distinctive, stereotyped combination of rhythm and scale dates to the 19th century, and arrived at its exact nine-note form in the 1930s: "It doesn't come from Chinese…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:46pm -
  • Email a giant waste of time and energy

    Email a giant waste of time and energy

    Companies are taking measures to limit the volume of internal email and its insidious effect on productivity, reports The New York Times.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:30pm -
  • LISTEN: A conversation with cartoonists Gabrielle Bell and Ruben Bolling

    LISTEN: A conversation with cartoonists Gabrielle Bell and Ruben Bolling

    Mark caught up with two of his favorite cartoonists, Gabrielle Bell, who has a new autobiographical book out, called Truth is Fragmentary, and Ruben Bolling, who announced his upcoming series of illustrated kids' books, called Emu Club Adventures.…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:01pm -
  • Republican governor has plan to help women prepare dinner

    Republican governor has plan to help women prepare dinner

    PA governor Tom Corbett is not popular among women, or, indeed, anyone: “I think a lot of people want to be able to walk into a grocery store, particularly, a lot of the women want to go and buy a bottle of wine for dinner, go down, buy a six-pack…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:54pm -
  • The tape deck you probably won't be leaving for your great-grandson

    The tape deck you probably won't be leaving for your great-grandson

    "Laughing at previous generations makes me feel bad," writes John Self, "but this *is* pretty funny."A TC-377 in good nick may fetch $50 or so on eBay.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:37pm -
  • Astronomical bedclothes

    Astronomical bedclothes

    Chinese Etsy seller Cbedroom makes digitally printed, two-sided, long-wearing satin bedsets bearing astronomical images, with a variety of tints and colors to match different decor, $148 for duvet cover, two pillowcases, and a sheet (top- or fitted…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:04am -
  • US Patent Office awards patent to herbal snakeoil that "kills cancer"

    US Patent Office awards patent to herbal snakeoil that "kills cancer"

    The USPTO awarded Patent 8,609,158 last December for a mix of "evening primrose oil, rice, sesame seeds, green beans, coffee, meat, cheese, milk, green tea extract, evening primrose seeds, and wine" that "rebukes cancer, cancer cells, and kills can…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:02am -
  • Internet Archive uploads more than 14 million public domain images to Flickr

    Internet Archive uploads more than 14 million public domain images to Flickr

    Kalev Leetaru programatically recovered all the images that were discarded by the OCR program that digitizes the millions of public domain books scanned by the Archive; these were cropped, cleaned up, and uploaded to Flickr with the text that app…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:01am -
  • Friday fun: make a paradox card

    Friday fun: make a paradox card

    The amusement I get from looking at this weird-looking card is worth more than the 60 seconds it took me to make it. No tape, glue, or hidden cuts are needed. If you can't figure out how to make one, someone in the comments will show you how to do it…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 12:27am -
  • TSA: "please verify that your used cane is not a sword before flying"

    TSA: "please verify that your used cane is not a sword before flying"

    Kevin Underhill nails it: "Anyone who does not know their cane conceals a sword or dagger (almost certainly an elderly or disabled person with a second-hand cane) poses no threat, while anyone who does know it will not need, want, or follow this a…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:19pm -
  • Blocking out the Haters

    Blocking out the Haters

    Ladies and gents, Vine star Brandon Bowen. "Professional fatty, amateur viner, age: 16," from Georgia. He's on Twitter.
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:56pm -
  • Real Stuff: "Three in a Bed," part 2

    Real Stuff: "Three in a Bed," part 2

    A NSFW comix noir tale from the fetid depths of Dennis P. Eichhorn's troubled soul, illustrated by Aline Kominsky-Crumb. Originally published in Real Stuff #6, April 1992. (Read Part 1) Read the rest
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:38pm -
  • Chocolate LEGO

    Chocolate LEGO

    Of course! Chocolate LEGO-style bricks. By designer and illustrator Akihiro Mizuuchi of Shizuoka, Japan. Read the rest
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:29pm -
  • Blogging History: NSA spied on Al Jazeera; Dick Cheney, proud torturer; Soros v "drug lord" accusation

    Blogging History: NSA spied on Al Jazeera; Dick Cheney, proud torturer; Soros v "drug lord" accusation

    One year Docs leaked by Snowden show NSA spied on Al Jazeera: "The US intelligence agency hacked into protected communication, a feat that was considered a particular success." Five years Dick Cheney, proud torturer: Former US Vice Preside…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:03pm -
  • Blogging History: Things Cut in Half; Ham radio trollfight; RNC-NYC protests

    Blogging History: Things Cut in Half; Ham radio trollfight; RNC-NYC protests

    One year Things Cut in Half: Digging this twitter account: HalfPics. Above, a hand grenade. Five years Random ham radio trollfight audio (explicit): Two trolls on ham radio, one identified as "G-K," the other as "Robert" or "R-J" overheard…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:01pm -
  • Blogging History: Washington's $52.6 billion black budget; US copyright lobby attacks Canadian MPs; DoJ censors Supreme Court ruling

    Blogging History: Washington's $52.6 billion black budget; US copyright lobby attacks Canadian MPs; DoJ censors Supreme Court ruling

    One year Washington's $52.6 billion "black budget" exposed: Among the notable revelations in the budget summary: Spending by the CIA has surged past that of every other spy agency, with $14.7 billion in requested funding for 2013. Read the rest
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:38pm -
  • Bodypainted models blend perfectly into New York City

    Bodypainted models blend perfectly into New York City

    Triny Merry's bodypainting camouflage is incredible, like a CGI effect, but carried out with paint. The (pricey!) limited edition prints are for sale here. New York City Camouflage(via Asylum Art)
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:24pm -

Campaign Monitor

  • Subscribe form showdown: Do sliders, lightboxes or tabs work best?

    Subscribe form showdown: Do sliders, lightboxes or tabs work best?

    There are lots of ways to collect email addresses on a site. So, between sliders, lightboxes, tabs and regular subscribe forms, what's the most effective choice - and why? We got three popular services to share their list building techniques.In add…
    - 81 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 1:59am -
  • Webtype

    Webtype

    - 82 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 11:26pm -
  • 5 steps for re-engaging your subscriber lists (and saving money)

    5 steps for re-engaging your subscriber lists (and saving money)

    Are your subscribers as active as they could be? Read on as we show you how to identify who's still paying attention, use re-engagement techniques for those who aren’t, and improve the relationship you have with the people on your lists.All email…
    - 83 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 11:18pm -
  • eWebDesign

    eWebDesign

    - 84 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 7:36am -
  • Introducing Monitor, our new iPhone app

    Introducing Monitor, our new iPhone app

    Today we’re super excited to show you a completely new way to use Campaign Monitor and connect with your audience, especially when you’re on the go. Monitor, our brand new iPhone app, gives you real-time access to what’s been happening in your…
    - 19 May 14, 12:36pm -
  • Stamm

    Stamm

    - 16 May 14, 3:38am -
  • Email Marketing Trends: Mobile vs Desktop

    Email Marketing Trends: Mobile vs Desktop

    By now, the fact that people are increasingly accessing email on mobile devices is no longer a surprise. Our data shows that from Q1’13 through Q1’14, 41% of nearly 1.8 billion email opens were on mobile devices. That’s a whole lot of email mak…
    - 9 May 14, 5:29am -
  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    - 6 May 14, 11:38pm -
  • Gmail’s message to email marketers: Focus on engagement

    Gmail’s message to email marketers: Focus on engagement

    When it comes to why campaigns get marked as spam, most ISPs are regarded as "black boxes". But recently, Gmail's Anti-Spam Team bucked that trend, by demystifying much of what they're doing behind the scenes. I've summarized the key points from our…
    - 4 May 14, 9:01pm -
  • New Zealand Red Cross

    New Zealand Red Cross

    - 2 May 14, 1:37am -
  • Segments in autoresponders now available

    Segments in autoresponders now available

    We know how important segmentation is in allowing you to target your subscribers with the most relevant content. So in the last few months we’ve been doing a lot of work on our segments feature, including releasing our new segments builder and exte…
    - 30 Apr 14, 5:34am -
  • TypeEd

    TypeEd

    - 30 Apr 14, 4:19am -
  • Introducing Geolocation Segments

    Introducing Geolocation Segments

    Location can be a powerful tool in driving relevance in email marketing. Whether it’s providing local information or personalizing your content to match local conditions, knowing where your subscribers are is the first step. Collecting this informa…
    - 29 Apr 14, 4:54am -
  • Online Store Guys

    Online Store Guys

    - 28 Apr 14, 12:45am -
  • How big should an effective A/B email test be?

    How big should an effective A/B email test be?

    One of Campaign Monitor's strengths is the ability to test versions of your email campaign on a subset of your subscriber list. Many call this A/B testing, but in some circles, this is known as split testing, or even 10/10/80. We regularly get asked…
    - 24 Apr 14, 11:25pm -
  • CxAlloy

    CxAlloy

    - 24 Apr 14, 6:06am -
  • How we’re working with Gmail’s Feedback Loop to make email safer for everyone

    How we’re working with Gmail’s Feedback Loop to make email safer for everyone

    Campaign Monitor was invited by Gmail's team to enter an early, pre-beta program of their Feedback Loop (FBL) in December, to help them work through any issues they had prior to rolling it out widely. We were privileged to be part of a select handful…
    - 23 Apr 14, 11:48pm -
  • Playtype

    Playtype

    - 22 Apr 14, 2:01am -
  • Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners

    Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners

    Today I’m excited to announce that for the first time in our ten year history, Campaign Monitor has raised its first round of funding. We’ve just taken a $250 million investment from Insight Venture Partners, one of the most experienced tech inve…
    - 16 Apr 14, 6:52am -
  • H. Halpern Esq

    H. Halpern Esq

    A fun, altogether Canadian campaign designed by Array Design Studio, for H. Halpern Esq. Click through to see the dynamic content areas used - it's very clever, eh?
    - 11 Apr 14, 1:04am -
  • OpenSSL (heartbleed) statement

    OpenSSL (heartbleed) statement

    OpenSSL is an open source software suite that is used all over the world to encrypt communications over the internet. Heartbleed is the name given to a bug in that software that could allow unencrypted access to that information while it's in server…
    - 11 Apr 14, 12:04am -
  • FoxyCart

    FoxyCart

    You’ve probably received a few emails today regarding The Heartbleed Bug today, from apps and companies warning you to change your passwords or patch your kit. What makes this one from FoxyCart special? First of all, they’ve used dynamic content…
    - 9 Apr 14, 5:34am -
  • Yahoo! Mail bounces itself, or why using a webmail address is a bad idea

    Yahoo! Mail bounces itself, or why using a webmail address is a bad idea

    Recent changes within Yahoo! Mail mean that it's bouncing email sent from @yahoo.com addresses, but not actually originating from Yahoo's servers. Apart from outlining this issue, we thought it was a good time to revisit a bit of email marketing best…
    - 8 Apr 14, 8:06am -
  • Pho

    Pho

    - 28 Mar 14, 1:06am -
  • Do fewer links mean more clicks?

    Do fewer links mean more clicks?

    At a time when the popular look on the web is one of simplicity, it's tempting to apply the same ideas to email. Less is more. The fewer prompts the better. But does this result in more click throughs, or are we simply indulging in form, over functio…
    - 25 Mar 14, 9:49pm -
  • LEDbogen

    LEDbogen

    - 25 Mar 14, 9:49pm -
  • Passing custom fields through to custom subscribe and unsubscribe pages

    Passing custom fields through to custom subscribe and unsubscribe pages

    Recently we launched an update to allow the use of custom fields in links leading to custom subscribe and unsubscribe confirmation pages.While many people choose to use the default pages, we also provide an option to redirect to your own so you can c…
    - 25 Mar 14, 9:00am -
  • Vida

    Vida

    Design by Allis, coding and concept by Adachi Consulting.
    - 25 Mar 14, 8:00am -
  • Denise Jacobs, on creativity, tiny habits and being your brilliance

    Denise Jacobs, on creativity, tiny habits and being your brilliance

    We've all heard of that "one weird trick", but can we feed our creativity by making small changes to daily habits? And how do we find meaning in our work? In this interview with Denise Jacobs, we discuss creativity as something developed, not gifted…
    - 24 Mar 14, 11:44pm -
  • UNICEF Sverige

    UNICEF Sverige

    - 24 Mar 14, 11:33pm -
  • The essential email marketing checklist

    The essential email marketing checklist

    Have you ever seen an email that’s been sent accidentally multiple times? Have you ever seen an email personalised with the wrong person’s details? These things can lower a customer’s trust in a company and erode brand loyalty.Creating a pre-fl…
    - 24 Mar 14, 3:59am -
  • Creative burnout: How do you keep it at bay?

    Creative burnout: How do you keep it at bay?

    After a recent bout of what I can describe as mild burnout, I polled the people around me - for whom communication and creativity are crucial - for advice. After listening to Hannah Donovan and others, I realized how widespread an issue it was - and…
    - 21 Mar 14, 2:31am -
  • Simple

    Simple

    - 21 Mar 14, 12:46am -
  • Create & Send Redesign: Your Feedback

    Create & Send Redesign: Your Feedback

    Last month we announced a new design for creating and sending email campaigns. We’re always looking at ways we can make Campaign Monitor even easier to use, so we gave the whole workflow a new, cleaner look and feel - and also spent some time impro…
    - 20 Mar 14, 6:18am -
  • Artur

    Artur

    - 19 Mar 14, 5:28am -
  • 10 web conferences to watch in 2014

    10 web conferences to watch in 2014

    Looking to sharpen your skills this year, meet new people, or simply get out of the office more? We've shortlisted our favorite web design and development conferences for this year, so you can plan, sweet talk the boss and go!As the curator of Camp…
    - 17 Mar 14, 8:28am -
  • Everywhere

    Everywhere

    - 17 Mar 14, 1:41am -
  • Win a trip to CSSConf Australia + JSConf AU!

    Win a trip to CSSConf Australia + JSConf AU!

    Want to attend CSSConf Australia and JSConf AU at the Melbourne Arts House on 9-10 April? Here's your chance. We're giving away a ticket to both of these sold out events, plus travel expenses - simply enter your details below to go into the draw.Th…
    - 16 Mar 14, 3:49am -
  • Inspirations Paint

    Inspirations Paint

    Design and code by The Village of Useful and Newism, for Inspirations Paint.
    - 12 Mar 14, 12:11am -
  • The ideal email frequency

    The ideal email frequency

    Every marketer wants to figure out the “perfect” number of email campaigns they should send: enough to get the best response, but not so much that subscribers stop paying attention. Or worse yet, get annoyed. Our data suggests that sending a new…
    - 9 Mar 14, 10:30pm -
  • Send more relevant emails with additional rules for segments

    Send more relevant emails with additional rules for segments

    Following last month’s new segment builder release we’ve been working on beefing up the builder’s abilities. Segments are designed to make it easier to send relevant emails to certain subscribers, instead of sending every email to your whole li…
    - 6 Mar 14, 5:45am -
  • InVision

    InVision

    - 4 Mar 14, 2:36am -
  • 8 Reasons Why BuzzFeed’s Emails Could Change Everything

    8 Reasons Why BuzzFeed’s Emails Could Change Everything

    Could your newsletter do with a bit of BuzzFeed's stickiness? We asked Dan Oshinsky, their Newsletter Editor to share with us their secret sauce. Find out why personality and good content curation really count with Dan's top 8 tips.1. The Subject L…
    - 25 Feb 14, 5:09am -
  • Meusinvest

    Meusinvest

    There's so much going on in this campaign for Meusinvest, by Epic - click and scroll down to see the amazing play between animated GIFs and text, lush imagery and more. Huge praise to the Epic team for such an inventive campaign!
    - 25 Feb 14, 4:55am -
  • Below the Fold, a podcast supporting and inspiring women in design

    Below the Fold, a podcast supporting and inspiring women in design

    We're proud to introduce "Below the Fold", a podcast which shares unique and personal stories from female designers - spanning career challenges, cultures, creative outlets and more. Hosted by Erin Anacker, each episode provides practical advice and…
    - 25 Feb 14, 3:18am -
  • EWERK

    EWERK

    - 25 Feb 14, 12:08am -
  • Creating campaigns gets a fresh new look

    Creating campaigns gets a fresh new look

    We’re excited to announce a new design for our campaign creation workflow. We’ve made it easier than ever to see what step you’re at, what you’re sending, who you’re sending to and when your campaign will go out.The Create & Send sectio…
    - 24 Feb 14, 6:43am -
  • Gmail’s unsubscribe links provide an alternative to getting marked as spam

    Gmail’s unsubscribe links provide an alternative to getting marked as spam

    As folks who regularly subscribe to a wide variety of newsletters, we can understand the frustration that comes when you can't opt-out. So when Gmail announced that they were making it easy to unsubscribe from both the inbox and preview pane, our fir…
    - 23 Feb 14, 7:18am -
  • Plastyk

    Plastyk

    - 23 Feb 14, 6:58am -
  • Using Twitter Lead Generation Cards to build your email subscriber lists

    Using Twitter Lead Generation Cards to build your email subscriber lists

    When building subscriber lists, it's often the small things that make a big impact. So, when we saw Adii Pienaar of WooThemes and Brandiing fame using Twitter's Lead Generation Cards to connect with his followers, we were curious - was this novel sig…
    - 21 Feb 14, 2:25am -
  • Gridbooks

    Gridbooks

    - 10 Feb 14, 3:08am -
  • Segments - now easier to create, faster and more flexible

    Segments - now easier to create, faster and more flexible

    We've taken one of the most essential features in our app and rebuilt it from the ground up, to help you send more targeted email campaigns. Today, we're introducing a whole new segment builder and new segment rules, so you can focus on delivering re…
    - 6 Feb 14, 10:47pm -
  • Walker Designs

    Walker Designs

    - 5 Feb 14, 12:51am -
  • Images not appearing in Gmail: What’s happening, and what senders can do

    Images not appearing in Gmail: What’s happening, and what senders can do

    Have you noticed on-off image loading in Gmail? Turns out you're not the only one. A few weeks after this popular webmail client started caching and serving images via their proxy servers, senders and recipients have begun to report broken images thr…
    - 4 Feb 14, 4:44am -
  • Équilibre

    Équilibre

    - 31 Jan 14, 4:46am -

Gizmodo

  • newSamsung Has a Curved Soundbar For Your Curved TV

    Samsung Has a Curved Soundbar For Your Curved TV

    That horizontal sound bar next to your crazy expensive , totally-not-gimmicky curved screen TV is such an eyesore. If only it were, you know, curved. Like your TV. Samsung clearly thinks this is a problem that's begging to be solved, because the…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:48am -
  • newYou Can Stream a Crazy Amount of Good Kung Fu on Netflix Right Now

    You Can Stream a Crazy Amount of Good Kung Fu on Netflix Right Now

    Netflix has a lot of kung fu, and almost all of it is great. I say almost because some of it is very terrible, such as Protector 2. Recently added to Netflix's roster and starring Muay Thai superstar Tony Jaa, the Protector 2 is the culmination of t…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:00am -
  • newSo Ryan Adams' New Punk Rock EP Is Actually Pretty Good

    So Ryan Adams' New Punk Rock EP Is Actually Pretty Good

    Alt-country crooner Ryan Adams typically makes music fit for a rom-com's opening credits, but he has a lesser-known punk side, and 1984 showcases the best of it.Read more...
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • newScientists Empirically Discover the Best Cheese for Pizza

    Scientists Empirically Discover the Best Cheese for Pizza

    Advancements in pizza science is very serious business. Even the military has been experimenting with strange methods on how to extend the life of the average pizza . Now, science aims to answer a question that's puzzled mankind ever since the dis…
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 11:00pm -
  • newJ-Law, Kate Upton Nudes Leak: Web Explodes Over Hacked Celeb Pics

    J-Law, Kate Upton Nudes Leak: Web Explodes Over Hacked Celeb Pics

    Earlier this week, a post started on 4chan claimed a wealth of celebrity nudes--a large cache in possession of a hacker who'd gained access to several celebrities' alleged personal photos—would leak on Sunday. Well, Sunday's here, the supposed lea…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 10:30pm -
  • newOur Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

    Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

    It's the end of summer and a holiday weekend, and apparently all the app makers are on vacation. As a result, we've only got a small haul of new apps this week. But maybe they're enough to help distract you from the annoying guests at your Labor Da…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 10:00pm -
  • newThe Long, Strange History of the Kung Fu Fighting Melody

    The Long, Strange History of the Kung Fu Fighting Melody

    Welcome to Reading List, Gizmodo's weekend roundup of the best writing from around the web. Today we've got great pieces from NPR, IEEE Spectrum, Chicago Magazine, Nautilus, and more. Read more...
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 9:00pm -
  • newWhat Do Smartphones Need That They Don’t Already Have?

    What Do Smartphones Need That They Don’t Already Have?

    Welcome to the first week of September, also known as crazy-insane IFA 2014 and iPhone event extravaganza. During the next 10 days we'll see new handsets, smartwatches, and other tech paraphernalia from almost every major hardware manufacturer. So n…
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 8:00pm -
  • newWatch This Guy Desperately Try to Save His Dying, Water-Bound Drone

    Watch This Guy Desperately Try to Save His Dying, Water-Bound Drone

    Keeping your gadgets charged is important. More and more our very lives are stored on our smartphones. If they die, we're cut off our friends, work email, and Reddit. There's also the nightmare of realizing your drone's battery is dying while it's 5…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • newRain, Architecture, Budweiser: What's Ruining Our Cities This Week

    Rain, Architecture, Budweiser: What's Ruining Our Cities This Week

    Why let all the big cities have all the gentrification, design battles, and corporate takeovers? This week we focus on the towns—including a famous temporary one in the desert, population 50,000. It's a small-city edition of What's Ruining Our Cit…
    - 13 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 6:00pm -
  • newThis New 4D Batman Theme Park Ride Looks Like a Giant Nope-Coaster

    This New 4D Batman Theme Park Ride Looks Like a Giant Nope-Coaster

    Growing up outside of St. Louis, there was a Six Flags only a forty-minute drive away. You could look right off the highway and see the sprawling parking lot, the giant Ferris wheel, and the twisted metal of all the roller coasters. The most imposin…
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • newMore Rumors Point To Apple Turning Your iPhone Into a Digital Wallet

    More Rumors Point To Apple Turning Your iPhone Into a Digital Wallet

    If you would have asked me a month ago what would be some of the most talked about topics surrounding Apple's upcoming event on Sept. 9th , bigger iPhones, sapphire screens, and a rumored iWatch would definitely be my top three. NFC-powered mobile…
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:06pm -
  • newThis App Lets You Create Custom Shoes With Your Own Photos

    This App Lets You Create Custom Shoes With Your Own Photos

    Last Friday, Adidas introduced a new app called #miZXFLUX. A novel little iOS and Android app that lets you create custom shoes from your own photography. Finally, I can give all my friends the perfect pair of kicks with my beautiful face all over…
    - 16 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • newYou May Finally Be Able to Buy a OnePlus One Smartphone in October

    You May Finally Be Able to Buy a OnePlus One Smartphone in October

    OnePlus One is the best smartphone you can't buy . Ok, that's not necessarily true, it's just really, really hard. It all comes down to invites, which the company gives out during occasional raffles or online contests, that allow lucky winners to t…
    - 17 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • newTake a Birds-Eye Tour of Apple's Huge Spaceship Campus

    Take a Birds-Eye Tour of Apple's Huge Spaceship Campus

    The internet is slowly being swallowed whole by an endless influx of drone videos, but sometimes they give stunning views of locations we'd never see otherwise. This time, one YouTuber strapped a GoPro Hero 3+ to a DJI Phantom 2 drone and took a pe…
    - 18 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Why You Can't Stop Getting Online Ads For Stuff You Already Bought
    It's happened to all of us: You buy one random thing online, and all of a sudden every ad on every website is trying to sell you more, more, more of that same dumb thing. Like they know where you are. Like they're following you. Stalking you. Like t…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 1:00am -
  • Top Engineer and Futurist: Tomorrow's Robots Might Mercy-Kill Mankind

    Top Engineer and Futurist: Tomorrow's Robots Might Mercy-Kill Mankind

    Nell Watson is an engineer, a futurist, and the founder and CEO of Poikos. As such, she knows a lot about the machines we use today, and the ones we're planning for tomorrow. And she's worried that the artificial intelligence of the near-future mig…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 11:06pm -
  • Here's Your Adorable First Look At Pixar's Upcoming Short

    Here's Your Adorable First Look At Pixar's Upcoming Short

    "Lava" is the Disney Pixar short that will premiere before the feature-length movie Inside Out next summer. Judging by this first sneak peek, it's going to be absolutely adorable. Read more...
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 10:00pm -
  • Report: Apple "Considering" iWatch Prices Up to $400

    Report: Apple "Considering" iWatch Prices Up to $400

    There's been a whole lot of rumors swirling over the smartwatch Apple will assumedly announce during the iPhone event on September 9th . Now, Re/Code says that Apple execs have hinted there will be multiple models of the device, the priciest of w…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:00pm -
  • NASA Will Reformat Mars Rover's Flash Memory From 125 Million Miles Away

    NASA Will Reformat Mars Rover's Flash Memory From 125 Million Miles Away

    NASA's Opportunity rover is still trundling across the surface of Mars, more than 11 years after its 90 day mission began . But its software is getting bogged down, so NASA's doing a full system backup, memory wipe, and reboot. It's just like your…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:00pm -
  • 11 Reasons Email Is the Worst

    11 Reasons Email Is the Worst

    Email is one of those things that's just a part of your life, period. Most of us know someone who has closed their Facebook account or refused to join in the first place in a little foot-stomping stand by their ego, and you might even know someone w…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • New Panoramic Images Show Area 51’s New Mystery Hangar Is Gigantic

    New Panoramic Images Show Area 51’s New Mystery Hangar Is Gigantic

    Earlier this month, Foxtrot Alpha brought you an exclusive analysis of new satellite images that show the construction of a massive new hangar in a remote part of Area 51 . Now, high resolution panoramic photos have emerged of the base confirming…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:38pm -
  • Airline Seats, iPhone 6, Viral Hoaxes, How We Watch Porn, and More

    Airline Seats, iPhone 6, Viral Hoaxes, How We Watch Porn, and More

    Well folks, September is almost here, and you worked hard. Hard enough to earn yourself and everyone else a long weekend. Here are the best stories we wrote this week, in case you missed them while you were workin' hard for the money. Read more...
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:00pm -
  • You Can Now Access All Of Richard Feynman's Physics Lectures For Free

    You Can Now Access All Of Richard Feynman's Physics Lectures For Free

    The lectures of Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman were legendary. Footage of these lectures does exist , but they are most famously preserved in The Feynman Lectures. The three-volume set may be the most popular collection of physics bo…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:30pm -
  • Display Owner Info on Your Android Device in Case It Gets Lost

    Display Owner Info on Your Android Device in Case It Gets Lost

    The latest versions of Android include a handy feature that you might not know about: the option to display your contact information on the lockscreen, which can be used if you misplace your phone or tablet. You can access the feature from the Setti…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:13pm -