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  • newYour Online TV Watching Can Now Be Tracked Across Devices

    Your Online TV Watching Can Now Be Tracked Across Devices

    itwbennett (1594911) writes A partnership between TV measurement company Nielsen and analytics provider Adobe, announced today, will let broadcasters see (in aggregate and anonymized) how people interact with digital video between devices — for exa…
    - 27 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:16pm -
  • new'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand

    'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand

    jones_supa writes The last emblems of Nokia are being removed from Microsoft products. "Microsoft Lumia" is the new brand name that takes their place. The name change follows a slow transition from Nokia.com over to Microsoft's new mobile site, and N…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:35pm -
  • newSafercar.gov Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags

    Safercar.gov Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags

    darylb writes "The NHTSA's safercar.gov website appears to be suffering under the load of recent vehicle recalls, including the latest recall of some 4.7 million vehicles using airbags made by Takata. Searching recalls by VIN is non-responsive at pre…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:55pm -
  • newDelivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files

    Delivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files

    An anonymous reader writes "Researchers have found a way to deliver a malicious app to Android users by hiding it into what seems to be an encrypted image file, which is then delivered via a legitimate, seemingly innocuous wrapper app. Fortinet malwa…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:14pm -
  • newSpeed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected

    Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected

    countach44 writes that (in the words of the below-linked article) "Chicagoans are costing the city tens of millions of dollars — through good behavior." The City of Chicago recently installed speed cameras near parks and schools as part of the "Chi…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:34pm -
  • newMars Orbiter Beams Back Images of Comet's Surprisingly Tiny Nucleus

    Mars Orbiter Beams Back Images of Comet's Surprisingly Tiny Nucleus

    astroengine writes The High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on board NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has become the first instrument orbiting Mars to beam back images of comet Siding Spring's nucleus and coma. And by de…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:53pm -
  • newFacebook To DEA: Stop Using Phony Profiles To Nab Criminals

    Facebook To DEA: Stop Using Phony Profiles To Nab Criminals

    HughPickens.com writes: CNNMoney reports that Facebook has sent a letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration demanding that agents stop impersonating users on the social network. "The DEA's deceptive actions... threaten the integrity of our c…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:12pm -
  • new3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

    3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

    jfruh writes: Japan has some of the strictest anti-gun laws in the world, and the authorities there aim to make sure new technologies don't open any loopholes. 28-year-old engineer Yoshitomo Imura has been sentenced to two years in jail after making…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:21am -
  • new3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

    3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison

    jfruh writes: Japan has some of the strictest anti-gun laws in the world, and the authorities there aim to make sure new technologies don't open any loopholes. 28-year-old engineer Yoshitomo Imura has been sentenced to two years in jail after making…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:21am -
  • newAustralian Physicists Build Reversible Tractor Beam

    Australian Physicists Build Reversible Tractor Beam

    An anonymous reader writes: Physicists at Australian National University have developed a tiny tractor beam that improves in several ways upon previous attempts. First, it operates on scales which, while still tiny, are higher than in earlier experim…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:33am -
  • newDoctor Who To Teach Kids To Code

    Doctor Who To Teach Kids To Code

    DCFC writes: The BBC is releasing a game to help 8- to 11-year-old kids get into coding. Based on Doctor Who, it alternates between a standard platform game and programming puzzles that introduce the ideas of sequence, loops, if..then, variables and…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:18am -
  • newSecurity Company Tries To Hide Flaws By Threatening Infringement Suit

    Security Company Tries To Hide Flaws By Threatening Infringement Suit

    An anonymous reader writes: An RFID-based access control system called IClass is used across the globe to provide physical access controls. This system relies on cryptography to secure communications between a tag and a reader. Since 2010, several ac…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:20am -
  • newA Look At Orion's Launch Abort System

    A Look At Orion's Launch Abort System

    An anonymous reader writes: With the construction of Orion, NASA's new manned spacecraft, comes the creation of a new Launch Abort System — the part of the vehicle that will get future astronauts back to Earth safely if there's a problem at launch.…
    - 13 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:40am -
  • new32 Cities Want To Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks

    32 Cities Want To Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks

    Jason Koebler writes: More than two dozen cities in 19 states announced today that they're sick of big telecom skipping them over for internet infrastructure upgrades and would like to build gigabit fiber networks themselves and help other cities fol…
    - 14 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:26am -
  • newRumor: Lenovo In Talks To Buy BlackBerry

    Rumor: Lenovo In Talks To Buy BlackBerry

    BarbaraHudson writes: The CBC, the Financial Post, and The Toronto Sun are all reporting a possible sale of BlackBerry to Lenovo. From the Sun: "BlackBerry shares rose more than 3% on Monday after a news website said Chinese computer maker Lenovo Gro…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:31am -
  • newWhich Android Devices Sacrifice Battery-Life For Performance?

    Which Android Devices Sacrifice Battery-Life For Performance?

    MojoKid writes: A couple of weeks ago, Futuremark began handing out copies of PCMark for Android to members of the press, in an effort to get its leaderboards filled while the finishing touches were being put on the app. That might give you pause in…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:50pm -
  • newChina Staging a Nationwide Attack On iCloud and Microsoft Accounts

    China Staging a Nationwide Attack On iCloud and Microsoft Accounts

    New submitter DemonOnIce writes: According to The Verge and an original report from the site that monitor's China's Great Firewall activity, China is conducting a large-scale attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts using its government firewall softw…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:08pm -
  • newGNU Emacs 24.4 Released Today

    GNU Emacs 24.4 Released Today

    New submitter Shade writes Well over one and a half years in the works, the latest and greatest release of GNU Emacs was made officially available today. Highlights of this release include a built-in web browser, improved multi-monitor and fullscreen…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:26pm -
  • newMore Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10

    More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10

    jones_supa writes Microsoft is expected to release a new build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview in the very near future, according to their own words. The only build so far to be released to the public is 9841 but the next iteration will likely be…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:47pm -
  • newHelp ESR Stamp Out CVS and SVN In Our Lifetime

    Help ESR Stamp Out CVS and SVN In Our Lifetime

    mtaht writes ESR is collecting specifications and donations towards getting a new high end machine to be used for massive CVS and SVN repository conversions, after encountering problems with converting the whole of netbsd over to git. What he's doing…
    - 20 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:07pm -
  • newNASA's HI-SEAS Project Results Suggests a Women-Only Mars Crew

    NASA's HI-SEAS Project Results Suggests a Women-Only Mars Crew

    globaljustin writes "Alan Drysdale, a systems analyst in advanced life support and a contractor with NASA concluded, "Small women haven't been demonstrated to be appreciably dumber than big women or big men, so there's no reason to choose larger peop…
    - 20 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:25pm -
  • newDebian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

    Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

    New submitter Tsolias writes It appears that systemd is still a hot topic in the Debian community. As seen earlier today, there is a new movement shaping up against the adoption of systemd for the upcoming stable release [of Debian], Jessie. They cla…
    - 21 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:43pm -
  • newManga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK

    Manga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK

    An anonymous reader writes with this news from the UK, as reported by Ars Technica: A 39-year-old UK man has been convicted of possessing illegal cartoon drawings of young girls exposing themselves in school uniforms and engaging in sex acts. The cas…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:02pm -
  • new'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones

    'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones

    kierny writes Drawing on networking protocols designed to support NASA's interplanetary missions, two information security researchers have created a networking system that's designed to transmit information securely and reliably in even the worst co…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:21pm -
  • newBarometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts

    Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts

    cryptoz (878581) writes Apple is now adding barometers to its mobile devices: both new iPhones have valuable atmospheric pressure sensors being used for HealthKit (step counting). Since many Android devices have been carrying barometers for years, sc…
    - 23 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:38pm -

Engadget

  • newDish loses Cartoon Network, CNN and other Turner channels

    Dish loses Cartoon Network, CNN and other Turner channels

    Starting today, Dish customers will no longer have access to a number of networks from Turner Broadcasting, after both parties couldn't come to terms on a contract extension for these. Among the channels now removed from Dish's programming are:...
    - 6 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:37pm -
  • newEngadget and JetBlue will beam you to Expand!

    Engadget and JetBlue will beam you to Expand!

    We're sending one lucky Engadget reader (and a guest of choice) to Engadget Expand in New York City on November 7-8, thanks to our friends at JetBlue Airways and our sponsors. What's more, if you're one of the 10 runners-up, Suitable Technologies...
    - 43 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • newStick this battery-powered Bluetooth light switch anywhere you want

    Stick this battery-powered Bluetooth light switch anywhere you want

    There are myriad devices like the Philips Hue that can be controlled with a smartphone, but how about just... a switch? A company called Avi-on was thinking the same thing, so it created a movable Bluetooth dimmer switch that simply sticks to your..…
    - 43 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • newGoogle's redesigned Play Music app offers stations that suit your mood

    Google's redesigned Play Music app offers stations that suit your mood

    You know how there were hints that Google Play Music was about to get a Material Design makeover? As it turns out, that's just a small piece of what's in store. Google has updated its Play Music Android, iOS and web apps with a new Listen Now page..…
    - 43 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • newNPR: '80s ads are responsible for the lack of women coders

    NPR: '80s ads are responsible for the lack of women coders

    Back in the day, computer science was as legitimate a career path for women as in medicine, law or science. But in 1984, the number of females majoring in computing-related subjects began to fall, and is now as low as 20 percent compared to those...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:28pm -
  • newEngadget giveaway: win an Oppo Find 7 courtesy of OppoStyle!

    Engadget giveaway: win an Oppo Find 7 courtesy of OppoStyle!

    If you've been eager to test drive one of the many global smartphone brands that are starting to surface in the US, then this week's giveaway will put a smile on your face. OppoStyle, the official online store for all things Oppo, has given us its..…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • newRazer's Nabu smart band nears launch with a trip to the FCC

    Razer's Nabu smart band nears launch with a trip to the FCC

    You'd be forgiven if you don't remember Razer's Nabu smart band. The company unveiled the activity tracker at CES in January, only to delay the release to late spring... and then to remain mostly silent as that launch window came and went. At last,.…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:31pm -
  • newVerizon thinks that the prepaid phone market is dead, and that's okay

    Verizon thinks that the prepaid phone market is dead, and that's okay

    If your response to the question "How much money did Verizon make in the last quarter" was "$3.79 billion in net profit," then congratulations. Big Red can afford to feel quite smug about its performance in the last three months, finding 1.53 millio…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • newZepp's sports sensor is getting a boost from pro athletes

    Zepp's sports sensor is getting a boost from pro athletes

    The tiny data-analyzing, multi-sport sensor from Zepp is about to get even better. Today, the company founded by former Apple product manager Jason Fass announced that the Zepp Baseball and Zepp Golf apps are adding support for video. Not only will.…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:24pm -
  • newPosting revenge porn could soon become a serious criminal offence

    Posting revenge porn could soon become a serious criminal offence

    The posting of 'revenge porn' may become unequivocally illegal in England and Wales soon, after the House of Lords agreed yesterday the law should be amended to specifically include the practice. Currently, anyone that shares explicit images to...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:15pm -
  • newCarvey's desktop carving machine lets anyone be an industrial designer

    Carvey's desktop carving machine lets anyone be an industrial designer

    We love desktop 3D printers, except that it's hard to do anything useful with the flimsy, thermoplastic results. However, the folks at Inventables want to change that with Carvey, a home-based CNC machine that etches your designs on wood or brass...…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • newFerrari's hybrid commits sacrilege, rolls in electric-only mode

    Ferrari's hybrid commits sacrilege, rolls in electric-only mode

    Pop quiz, hotshot. How much horsepower do you get with a 789HP V12 and 160HP electric motor? Any Ferrari fan knows the (insane) answer: 949. That's the total output from the $1.69 million hybrid LaFerrari, and Ferrari has always said that both motor…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:35pm -
  • newIn the developing world, the internet sleeps at night

    In the developing world, the internet sleeps at night

    Okay, so the internet never really sleeps, but in some parts of the world, people do switch their internet connections off at night. A team of researchers from the University of Southern California pinged 4 billion IP address every 11 minutes over..…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:52am -
  • newGoogle wants to help you leave iOS for Android Lollipop

    Google wants to help you leave iOS for Android Lollipop

    So, you've taken a look at the new iPhones and iPads and thought to yourself: "Nah, it's time to see if the grass really is greener on the other side." Well, good timing, because Google has published a guide to help you switch from iOS to its newest…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:07am -
  • newMicrosoft launches the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner in Europe

    Microsoft launches the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner in Europe

    Microsoft pitches the Xbox One not as a run-of-the-mill games console, but as a fully fledged home entertainment hub. For most Americans, making use of the One's TV integration features is as simple as plugging the HDMI output from their set-top box…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:30am -
  • newApple really doesn't want you to upgrade the Mac Mini

    Apple really doesn't want you to upgrade the Mac Mini

    After the new-but-not-very-fresh iPad mini 3, the most disappointing part of Apple's recent show-and-tell was the $499 Mac mini -- the RAM is now soldered in, making it impossible to upgrade. iFixit has just revealed that the model has other...
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:05am -
  • newZBoard's back in your future with a hoverboard and high top bundle

    ZBoard's back in your future with a hoverboard and high top bundle

    Remember when we told you about HalloweenCostumes.com's officially-licensed light-up high tops from Back To The Future Part II? We joked that the kicks would have gone great with ZBoard's limited-edition Hoverboard that it produced for the Michael J…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:08am -
  • newAmazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal on internet book sales

    Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal on internet book sales

    Amazon just found a way to put further pressure on Hachette in its ongoing pricing war: strike a deal with another publisher. The online retailer has forged a new agreement with Simon & Schuster that will keep the book giant's digital and physical..…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:02am -
  • newPremium Tinder features will help you find love before hitting a new city

    Premium Tinder features will help you find love before hitting a new city

    If you don't count buying a few drinks or other niceties, finding love on Tinder is essentially free, but it looks like that'll change come next month. The app's CEO and cofounder Sean Rad recently teased at Forbes' Under 30 event that new features.…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:05am -
  • newYou can now take Lyft and UberX cars to San Francisco's main airport

    You can now take Lyft and UberX cars to San Francisco's main airport

    It was only a matter of time before San Francisco International Airport allowed direct visits from app-based ridesharing services besides Sidecar, and those floodgates have officially opened. Both Lyft and Uber (specifically, UberX and UberXL) now..…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:40am -
  • newWe rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

    We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

    It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from Back to the Future Part II? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:20am -
  • newAudi RS 7 proves it needs no driver to go racing

    Audi RS 7 proves it needs no driver to go racing

    Audi's execs must have toasted to their autonomous car's success this weekend, because the self-driving RS 7 has successfully conquered the Hockenheimring racing circuit in Germany. While the company's announcement doesn't get into specifics, it say…
    - 14 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:12am -
  • newXbox One's next update adds custom backgrounds and Twitter

    Xbox One's next update adds custom backgrounds and Twitter

    Microsoft only just unleashed its October update for the Xbox One, and now it's talking about what to expect next month. The update will hit consoles for those in the preview test group soon, and adds many features Major Nelson and crew say the...
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:01am -
  • new'Assassin's Creed' and 'Watch Dogs' lead Jade Raymond has left Ubisoft

    'Assassin's Creed' and 'Watch Dogs' lead Jade Raymond has left Ubisoft

    The driving force behind some of Ubisoft's most successful franchises and best moments is no longer with the game maker as of today. Jade Raymond, executive producer on Assassin's Creed II, Watch Dogs and Splinter Cell: Blacklist, has left the...
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:11am -
  • newSorry, theater actors: now robots can play leading roles

    Sorry, theater actors: now robots can play leading roles

    We've seen robots star in plays before, but the one in a new production of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis doesn't take on a bit role or even a supporting one: it's the show's lead actor. While we feel bad for struggling theater performers who can..…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:16am -

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Campaign Monitor

  • newBuzzsprout

    Buzzsprout

    - 15 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:33am -
  • newHow we use email autoresponders to onboard new employees

    How we use email autoresponders to onboard new employees

    Six months ago, the customer support team sat down to discuss our performance. Like many of our meetings, it was filled with good discussion, ideas, and laughter. We have a strong bond that allows us to share ideas openly, and typically we are the fi…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:33am -
  • newCampaign Monitor not vulnerable to SSL3 poodle flaw

    Campaign Monitor not vulnerable to SSL3 poodle flaw

    On the Internet, communications can be secured by a number of different protocols and many of these protocols have different versions.On Tuesday October 14th a security flaw in the SSLv3 encryption protocol was disclosed which would allow an attack…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:43pm -
  • Look Hear

    Look Hear

    - 2 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:49am -
  • Have your say on CSS support and #letsfixemail at Inbox Love

    Have your say on CSS support and #letsfixemail at Inbox Love

    Have you come across your fair share of email client display issues when coding HTML emails? Help us make a case for a better experience for email designers and marketers at Inbox Love on 29 October - and #letsfixemail together.From Outlook 2013 to…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 12:08am -
  • Oh My Cupcakes!

    Oh My Cupcakes!

    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 11:29pm -
  • Use this email campaign checklist to send error-free email marketing campaigns

    Use this email campaign checklist to send error-free email marketing campaigns

    Have you experienced that moment of dread when you discover an error in your email marketing campaigns? Or do you hover over the send button for what seems like hours wondering what you may have forgotten? This is what we like to call ‘Sendphobia…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:29am -
  • Do Not Iron

    Do Not Iron

    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:00am -
  • Why web push won’t hurt email marketing

    Why web push won’t hurt email marketing

    Email marketing has always been one of the best ways to reach and convert your audience, but once in a while something new comes along and makes you wonder if the game has changed.Web push is new, and from the sounds of it, could be a threat to your…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:12pm -
  • AGDA

    AGDA

    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:08pm -
  • How CoSchedule improved open rates by systematically A/B testing email subject lines

    How CoSchedule improved open rates by systematically A/B testing email subject lines

    Are you A/B testing your email subject lines?If so, you are taking a step in the right direction towards better results from your email marketing.However, if you are just creating two different subject lines at random for each campaign then you may…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 11:13pm -
  • Goodstuff.fm

    Goodstuff.fm

    - 9 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:04am -
  • How to set the order of stacked columns in a responsive email design

    How to set the order of stacked columns in a responsive email design

    Got two or more columns of content in your responsive email design, but find them stacking in the wrong order when viewed on mobile devices? This simple coding technique will put them in their place.When coding emails, there are likely times when y…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 10:31pm -
  • Bank of Tennessee

    Bank of Tennessee

    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 11:52pm -
  • How to create the perfect call to action for your email marketing campaigns

    How to create the perfect call to action for your email marketing campaigns

    Is your email click-through rate lower than you’d like?You’re getting everything right as well. You’re writing great email subject lines, structuring your email for scanners, and writing simple copy that sells.But for some reason, people st…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 1:46am -
  • Web Together

    Web Together

    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 9:36pm -
  • Your say: Conferences, talks and courses for email designers and marketers

    Your say: Conferences, talks and courses for email designers and marketers

    Asking what events email designers and marketers attend is a bit like asking where pigeons hide their eggs. To many, it's all a bit of a mystery. However, with the benefit of having attended some great talks, I'd like to share some of my favorites, b…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 6:46am -
  • Cockatoo Island

    Cockatoo Island

    - 21 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:50am -
  • 6 free icon sets you can use to make your next email marketing campaign more beautiful

    6 free icon sets you can use to make your next email marketing campaign more beautiful

    When we shared our favorite stock photography websites with you earlier this year we got a great response, with many of you sharing your stories of how the sites helped make your email campaigns more beautiful.This made us realise that although bea…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 10:36pm -
  • App Partner

    App Partner

    - 24 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 10:39pm -
  • 5 top email designers share the tools they can’t live without

    5 top email designers share the tools they can’t live without

    Is there an ideal "email design toolkit" that every coder should be carrying? What should we familiar with to get an edge in our field? To find out, we asked 5 email professionals to weigh in on the apps (and habits) that keep them productive and san…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 12:13am -
  • Theatre Projects Manitoba

    Theatre Projects Manitoba

    - 26 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • 6 tools to help you create awesome visual content for your email campaigns

    6 tools to help you create awesome visual content for your email campaigns

    Have you ever found it difficult to get the right image for your email marketing campaign?If you're like most marketers, you probably don’t have a design background and years of experience with tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, which can make…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 10:28pm -
  • How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    If you've been paying attention to the blog lately, you may have noticed our new guide. Alongside this lovely online resource to read and learn from, we also created an email campaign that, in no modest terms, is a thing to admire. With custom icons…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 4:33am -
  • Introducing our free guide: How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    Introducing our free guide: How to get Better Marketing Results with Beautiful Design

    Here at Campaign Monitor, we believe beautiful design gets better results.That's why whenever we send our email newsletters, we have our design team create unique icons for each one and why when we publish blog posts like this one, we go the extra…
    - 27 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 10:47pm -
  • border:none

    border:none

    We love a good fluid-width email - and this newsletter leading up to Germany's border:none conference has definitely won our support. Featuring a flexible-width header image, web fonts and a lovely responsive layout, it's an attention-getter - not ju…
    - 30 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:53am -
  • Color blindness and email: Are you designing for accessibility?

    Color blindness and email: Are you designing for accessibility?

    Almost 5% of the population is color blind. To put this into perspective, that's roughly the same number of people who use Outlook.com or Yahoo! Mail. Yet despite this prevalence, remarkably little has been said about how to choose colors for accessi…
    - 33 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:51am -
  • Big Sea

    Big Sea

    - 34 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:00am -
  • 20 email marketing statistics to help you prove how awesome email is

    20 email marketing statistics to help you prove how awesome email is

    When I first started here at Campaign Monitor, I reached out to some of our most frequent blog readers and asked them what their biggest challenge with email marketing was.My goal was to understand what people found most difficult about email market…
    - 34 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:58pm -
  • Sydney Living Museums

    Sydney Living Museums

    - 35 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:27am -
  • Sneak peek: More design flexibility coming to Canvas

    Sneak peek: More design flexibility coming to Canvas

    When we launched Canvas a couple of months back, we were blown away with the positive response. Every day, we see thousands of beautiful responsive email designs being sent that took minutes to create instead of days. While the reaction so far has be…
    - 35 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:46pm -
  • Point 2 Design

    Point 2 Design

    - 35 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:38pm -
  • How to write email copy that sells

    How to write email copy that sells

    So you’ve got a great new product or feature that you’re about to launch.You sit down to write copy for the email campaign and you start drawing blanks. What am I supposed to write? How do I make this new product or feature appealing to my aud…
    - 36 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 9:40pm -
  • The Restaurant

    The Restaurant

    - 37 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 6:15pm -
  • How we designed and coded an animated banner ad with no images

    How we designed and coded an animated banner ad with no images

    We were recently given a banner ad spot over on Codepen, a code prototype and community platform for developers. Between people's banner blindness and the low click-through rates associated with banner advertising, we knew we had to do something a bi…
    - 40 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 10:18pm -
  • Studio Alexander

    Studio Alexander

    - 42 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 2:09am -
  • The Apple iPhone 6 and Watch: What email designers should prepare for next

    The Apple iPhone 6 and Watch: What email designers should prepare for next

    If you were one of a handful of people who tuned in for Apple's announcement today, a couple of things may have caught your attention. Sure, there were some big reveals, but if you're an email geek like myself, you were likely hoping to get one big q…
    - 42 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 4:59am -
  • Divvy

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    New Software Lets the Visually Impaired 3D Print a Map To Go

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