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  • 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…
    - 8 days ago, 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…
    - 79 days ago, 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 -
  • A New Year, a New Mobile Experience
    A message from Gaurav Kuchhal (Head of Product, Slashdot) While it's been in beta for a bit, we are very proud to announce the new mobile interface for Slashdot (m.slashdot.org). The new Slashdot mobile experience is the first major set of innovati…
    - 6 Feb 13, 1:02pm -
  • HAPPY NEW YEAR from the Slashdot crew!
    We hope 2012 has been good to you (or was good to you, depending on your time zone) and that 2013 is even better. The world did not boil off into space in earlier, which is at least a good start on both counts.It's been an eventful year in the world…
    - 31 Dec 12, 4:58pm -
  • How To Fix a Submission Oopsie?
    Reader contributions are what make Slashdot Slashdot. We've posted more than 125,000 news items over the years, and the vast majority of them started out as reader suggestions. Someone read (or wrote!) a cool story, or witnessed an interesting event,…
    - 14 Dec 12, 4:39pm -

Engadget

  • newWSJ: FCC's new net neutrality rules let ISPs charge services for wide open 'special access'

    WSJ: FCC's new net neutrality rules let ISPs charge services for wide open 'special access'

    After existing Open Internet, or net neutrality, regulations were struck down in court earlier this year, it appears the FCC is ready to come back with new ones. Re/code reports Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed they will be on the table at an agency..…
    - 23 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:13pm -
  • newA Siri-controlled Apple TV may be on the way

    A Siri-controlled Apple TV may be on the way

    Soon you might be able to simply ask your Apple TV to start playing 'House of Cards' rather than fumbling through a series menus. Code found in iOS 7.1's software development kit indicates that Siri is one its way to a new device, likely Apple's...
    - 55 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:41pm -
  • new​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined

    ​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined

    Video games now have more online spectators than traditional sports. Crazy, right? It's crazy. According to Qwilt, a company that provides video caching services to content creators, Twitch is now the most popular live streaming site in the US. The.…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:12pm -
  • new'Cosmos' brings Neil deGrasse Tyson's moustache to Blu-ray and DVD in June

    'Cosmos' brings Neil deGrasse Tyson's moustache to Blu-ray and DVD in June

    If you've missed a few episodes of the Cosmos revival or maybe just want to fill the universe-sized hole in your media rack, the series hits Blu-ray and DVD this summer. Come June 10th (two days after the final episode airs), you'll be able to watch…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:41pm -
  • newYour connected home could one day save your life

    Your connected home could one day save your life

    Consider this scenario: Randall is an elderly man living alone. He's doing pretty well -- until one day he has a mild stroke. In the weeks that follow, he's not as active as usual, getting up later and not leaving the house. Motion detectors, a...
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • newMicrosoft offers a peek at Remote Desktop to Windows Phone 8.1 users

    Microsoft offers a peek at Remote Desktop to Windows Phone 8.1 users

    Microsoft promised that it would put out a Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone, and it's making good on its word -- provided you're an early adopter, anyway. The company has released a Remote Desktop Preview that requires Windows Phone 8.1 (which..…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:42pm -
  • newVerizon and Google have spent over $6 million on lobbying in 2014

    Verizon and Google have spent over $6 million on lobbying in 2014

    Two of the biggest names in American communications, Verizon and Google, are also two of the highest spenders in the world of political lobbying. In the last two years alone, the two spent a combined $63 million attempting to sway legislation in...
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:21pm -
  • newHigh school seniors conquer watery ketchup with 3D-printed bottle cap

    High school seniors conquer watery ketchup with 3D-printed bottle cap

    3D printers have produced some pretty amazing (and scary) stuff, and now a pair of high school seniors have successfully used the tech to ensure they'll never have to eat a soggy hotdog again. Tired of the watery, separated ketchup you get from a...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:01pm -
  • newScribd brings Lonely Planet guides to its book subscription service

    Scribd brings Lonely Planet guides to its book subscription service

    Scribd's e-book subscription service is only six months old, and already it's working hard to hook some big names to convince you that it's worth $9 a month. The company has now snagged a deal with publisher Lonely Planet that'll see hundreds of the…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:37pm -
  • newRecon's deal with the 'other' Motorola could see a rugged Glass rival

    Recon's deal with the 'other' Motorola could see a rugged Glass rival

    Head-mounted computing specialists Recon Instruments is building quite a team to take on Google Glass. Last year, Intel offered both cash and its manufacturing and technology expertise, and now the "other" Motorola has followed suit. Motorola...
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • newUS government approves Facebook's purchase of Oculus

    US government approves Facebook's purchase of Oculus

    We're not sure there was ever much doubt, but the US government has given the thumbs up to Facebook's $2 billion purchase of Oculus VR. The Federal Trade Commission examined the deal and found that it would not violate American antitrust laws. Now..…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:39pm -
  • newSamsung's Galaxy Tab 4 lineup reaches the US on May 1st

    Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 lineup reaches the US on May 1st

    Americans no longer have to splurge on the high-end Galaxy Tab Pro or Note Pro if they want a modern Samsung tablet -- the more affordable Galaxy Tab 4 range is headed to the US. WiFi versions of the Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 should hit shelves on May…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:11pm -
  • newAOL bringing Miramax movies to its online video platform

    AOL bringing Miramax movies to its online video platform

    AOL doesn't just want short clips of newsy content on its online video platform, AOL On. That's why the company (which, disclosure, owns Engadget) has signed a non-exclusive deal with Miramax to screen some of its movies on the service. The first...
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:47pm -
  • newDefiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

    Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

    "Our major aims were usability, friendliness and a more humanistic design. We wanted something with a pleasing feel ... and better grip. If we used metal, [we felt] the designs felt heavy and cold," explains Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim,...
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:15pm -
  • newGoogle Street View now serves as your own personal time machine

    Google Street View now serves as your own personal time machine

    In the seven years since Google launched Maps, it's collected a ton of imaging and location data, which we've only been able to see in its most recent form. That's about to change, however, after the company announced it's opening all of that...
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:41pm -
  • newAmazon will add older HBO shows to Prime Instant Video, HBO Go to Fire TV

    Amazon will add older HBO shows to Prime Instant Video, HBO Go to Fire TV

    HBO's always been stingy about who gets to stream its cherished TV assets but on May 21st, some of the network's vintage material will get a wider release. The company has signed a deal with Amazon to bring its classic shows, including The Sopranos,…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:22pm -
  • newGoogle initiative will lease solar panels to consumers

    Google initiative will lease solar panels to consumers

    Google has just announced another major investment in renewable energy -- not to power its own vast data centers this time, but rather to bring cheaper electricity to the homes of ordinary Americans. Alongside solar cell manufacturer SunPower, the..…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:51pm -
  • newShocker! Nobody uses Samsung bloatware

    Shocker! Nobody uses Samsung bloatware

    If you used a Samsung app recently it was possibly a mis-click, according to a Strategy Analytics survey of 250-plus Galaxy S3 and S4 users. While Samsung recently trumpeted 100 million users for ChatOn, for instance, the report said US users spent…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:47pm -
  • newThis Chrome add-on lets you copy and erase text inside any image on the web

    This Chrome add-on lets you copy and erase text inside any image on the web

    What would you say if we told you that it's possible to copy, translate, edit and even erase the text inside any image you find on the internet? Well, you can, and it's a lot easier than you might think. All it requires is a new browser extension,..…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:11pm -
  • newKittyo looks after your cats so you don't have to

    Kittyo looks after your cats so you don't have to

    What does the internet love more than cats? App-connected devices that let you feed and entertain the furry monsters when you're out and about. Kittyo is a coffee maker-shaped device designed to do just that, packing a webcam, laser and a treat...
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:45am -
  • newDoubleTwist's latest Android tweak brings Google Play Music to Apple TV (update)

    DoubleTwist's latest Android tweak brings Google Play Music to Apple TV (update)

    Google's mobile-streaming tech has a lot going for it, but listening to music stored in Mountain View's cloud is still limited to a handful of home devices. AirPlay-compatible gadgets, however, are a probably a bit more common than the Nexus Q,...
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:05am -
  • newHacker attacks on websites shot up 75 percent last quarter

    Hacker attacks on websites shot up 75 percent last quarter

    Akamai Technologies' State of the Internet report for Q4 2013 has just arrived, and one stat stands out like a bad rash: DDoS (denial of service) attacks were up 75 percent over last quarter, and 23 percent from the year before. Most of the targets.…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:30am -
  • newJapan Display promises 4K tablet screens that won't kill your battery

    Japan Display promises 4K tablet screens that won't kill your battery

    If we draw an almost totally arbitrary line in the sand and call it "500 pixels per inch," then smartphones now stand proudly on one side of it, while tablets still languish on the other. Japan Display is gently nudging the market forward, however,.…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:53am -
  • newSky launches its movie download store that also pops a DVD in the post

    Sky launches its movie download store that also pops a DVD in the post

    Sky's explored almost every way of serving up TV and film possible, but today it becomes a true movie retailer for the first time. The new "Buy & Keep" store Sky announced at the beginning of the month is now live, so anyone with a Sky+HD box can bu…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:25am -
  • newViber's first major redesign makes it look right at home on the iPhone

    Viber's first major redesign makes it look right at home on the iPhone

    Internet calling and messaging service Viber does a solid job of constantly bringing new features to its apps, regardless of the platform. Now, some seven months after iOS 7 was released, Viber is finally changing the looks of its iPhone app to matc…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:00am -

Wired

Boingo Boingo

Campaign Monitor

  • Playtype

    Playtype

    - 2 days ago, 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…
    - 8 days ago, 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?
    - 13 days ago, 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…
    - 13 days ago, 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…
    - 15 days ago, 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…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 8:06am -
  • Pho

    Pho

    - 27 days ago, 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…
    - 29 days ago, 25 Mar 14, 9:49pm -
  • LEDbogen

    LEDbogen

    - 29 days ago, 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…
    - 29 days ago, 25 Mar 14, 9:00am -
  • Vida

    Vida

    Design by Allis, coding and concept by Adachi Consulting.
    - 30 days ago, 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…
    - 30 days ago, 24 Mar 14, 11:44pm -
  • UNICEF Sverige

    UNICEF Sverige

    - 30 days ago, 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…
    - 31 days ago, 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…
    - 34 days ago, 21 Mar 14, 2:31am -
  • Simple

    Simple

    - 34 days ago, 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…
    - 35 days ago, 20 Mar 14, 6:18am -
  • Artur

    Artur

    - 36 days ago, 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…
    - 38 days ago, 17 Mar 14, 8:28am -
  • Everywhere

    Everywhere

    - 38 days ago, 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…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Mar 14, 3:49am -
  • Inspirations Paint

    Inspirations Paint

    Design and code by The Village of Useful and Newism, for Inspirations Paint.
    - 43 days ago, 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…
    - 45 days ago, 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…
    - 49 days ago, 6 Mar 14, 5:45am -
  • InVision

    InVision

    - 51 days ago, 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…
    - 58 days ago, 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!
    - 58 days ago, 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…
    - 58 days ago, 25 Feb 14, 3:18am -
  • EWERK

    EWERK

    - 58 days ago, 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…
    - 59 days ago, 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…
    - 60 days ago, 23 Feb 14, 7:18am -
  • Plastyk

    Plastyk

    - 60 days ago, 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…
    - 62 days ago, 21 Feb 14, 2:25am -
  • Gridbooks

    Gridbooks

    - 73 days ago, 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…
    - 76 days ago, 6 Feb 14, 10:47pm -
  • Walker Designs

    Walker Designs

    - 78 days ago, 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…
    - 79 days ago, 4 Feb 14, 4:44am -
  • Équilibre

    Équilibre

    - 83 days ago, 31 Jan 14, 4:46am -
  • The best email marketing campaigns of 2013

    The best email marketing campaigns of 2013

    After crunching some numbers around email volumes this holiday season, we happened on a trend that won’t come as a surprise to most email marketers: Over the past few years, the average number of campaigns our customers send is growing… but on an…
    - 86 days ago, 28 Jan 14, 4:43am -
  • Swapskis

    Swapskis

    - 86 days ago, 27 Jan 14, 11:15pm -
  • Jamie Dihiansan, on Basecamp, email and being a design all-rounder

    Jamie Dihiansan, on Basecamp, email and being a design all-rounder

    What’s the formula for an effective email design? In this interview with Jamie at Basecamp, we uncovered his email campaign tips and some of the challenges he faces with this medium, as well as the pitfalls in becoming “too good" at any one disci…
    - 92 days ago, 21 Jan 14, 11:43pm -
  • Triplagent

    Triplagent

    - 98 days ago, 16 Jan 14, 5:42am -
  • Sphere

    Sphere

    - 99 days ago, 15 Jan 14, 3:36am -
  • Designing effective notification emails

    Designing effective notification emails

    Early last year we released a highly requested new feature, subscriber notification emails, so customers could receive a summary of the new people who had recently joined their email subscriber lists. We faced quite a few interesting challenges durin…
    - 13 Jan 14, 1:42am -
  • Adelaide Festival

    Adelaide Festival

    - 9 Jan 14, 2:45am -
  • 10 favorite holiday emails from our customers

    10 favorite holiday emails from our customers

    Looking for inspiration for your last-minute holiday campaigns? In this round-up, we've picked 10 recent emails and outlined the techniques that have made them our team's favorites this year.Find a design that will spark ideas for your final campai…
    - 17 Dec 13, 7:49pm -
  • LunaWeb

    LunaWeb

    - 17 Dec 13, 7:48pm -
  • Email Redesign Part 3: The results

    Email Redesign Part 3: The results

    We’re excited to finally share the results from our recent newsletter redesign! To recap, Part 1 of our series took a look at how marketing, design and code came together across multiple continents to envision a new look and format for our monthly…
    - 17 Dec 13, 5:11am -
  • Form Function & Class

    Form Function & Class

    - 16 Dec 13, 12:21am -
  • How Gmail’s image update will affect reports

    How Gmail’s image update will affect reports

    That Gmail are now displaying images by default has brewed a lot of discussion in regards to both the email experience and tracking. We've been keeping an eye on these changes - here's how they will impact email senders like yourself.First of all,…
    - 12 Dec 13, 4:39am -
  • Phoenix Design Week

    Phoenix Design Week

    - 11 Dec 13, 2:02am -
  • Email Redesign Part 2: Designing for mobile, bulletproof buttons and more

    Email Redesign Part 2: Designing for mobile, bulletproof buttons and more

    The techniques that we've incorporated into our most recent newsletter - such as animated GIFs, web fonts and bulletproof buttons - have been all the rage in email campaigns. However, what's had many designers and marketers stumped is how to implemen…
    - 10 Dec 13, 12:37am -
  • Ozwide

    Ozwide

    - 9 Dec 13, 5:00am -
  • Kicking off the email season

    Kicking off the email season

    Thanksgiving is the official start of the email marketing season. While much of the world is thinking about parties and gifts, email marketers are obsessing over getting their emails read during the most important - and congested - time of the year.…
    - 5 Dec 13, 6:11am -
  • Scotts

    Scotts

    - 3 Dec 13, 1:03am -

Gizmodo

  • newGibson's New Audio Cable Automatically Records Everything You Play

    Gibson's New Audio Cable Automatically Records Everything You Play

    Ensuring that no spontaneous but memorable riff ever gets forgotten, Gibson has teamed up with Tascam to create the next-generation of audio cables that actually records everything being played on an instrument, for up to eight solid hours on a sing…
    - 16 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:20pm -
  • newWSJ: The FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Will OK Pay-to-Play

    WSJ: The FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Will OK Pay-to-Play

    Initial reports about the FCC's hotly anticipated net neutrality rules are out, and they are foreboding. While they'll prevent broadband providers from blocking legal content on the internet, it does not explicitly ban companies from paying for bett…
    - 21 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:15pm -
  • newDetroit's Airport Just Installed a $75,000 Indoor Dog Bathroom

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    Chat with the Woman Who Photographs the World's Oldest Living Things

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