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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…
    - 57 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…
    - 57 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…
    - 96 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

  • newMicrosoft pushes back the Xbox One's launch in China

    Microsoft pushes back the Xbox One's launch in China

    Bad news if you were hoping to pick up an Xbox One in Beijing next week: Microsoft has just delayed the game system's launch in China from September 23rd to sometime before the end of the year. The company isn't saying just what prompted the...
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 7:23pm -
  • newThe next Oculus Rift headset is 'Crescent Bay' and sports built-in audio

    The next Oculus Rift headset is 'Crescent Bay' and sports built-in audio

    Oculus VR has a new headset. CEO Brendan Iribe showed the prototype, dubbed Crescent Bay, off today at the first Oculus Connect conference. It has built-in audio, it's lighter and packs 360-degree motion tracking. Iribe says that the jump between th…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 5:20pm -
  • newAether's Cone speaker is a fresh spin on music streaming

    Aether's Cone speaker is a fresh spin on music streaming

    The first HiFi I had all to myself was a hand-me-down Sony music center (something like this). It was a mix of faux-wood panels and brushed metal, with three media options: cassette, vinyl and radio. Then the '90s mainstay "all-in-one" HiFi (and CD!…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • newThe 10 phones that fueled the big-screen revolution

    The 10 phones that fueled the big-screen revolution

    It's safe to say that Steve Jobs was off the mark when he declared that no one would buy big smartphones -- they've become popular enough that Apple itself is now making large iPhones. But how did these supersized devices escape their niche status t…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 4:15pm -
  • new​Verizon has activated voice over LTE support for the iPhone 6

    ​Verizon has activated voice over LTE support for the iPhone 6

    When Verizon launched its "Advanced Calling 1.0" feature earlier this month (read: voice over LTE), it only worked with two phones: The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G2. Now the company can add the iPhone to that list, well, at least the iPhone 6....
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 2:54pm -
  • new​Google for iOS updated with TV recommendations, better transit cards

    ​Google for iOS updated with TV recommendations, better transit cards

    We know, all your friends rushing out to buy new iPhones and you're stuck with that 'outdated' iPhone 5s you just bought. That's what happens when you go swimming without checking your pockets first. Still, it's not all bad: there's a Google for iOS…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 1:40pm -
  • newSony brings Video Unlimited to Mac and PC browsers everywhere

    Sony brings Video Unlimited to Mac and PC browsers everywhere

    A lack of its own new PCs to use the service on isn't stopping Sony from bringing its Video Unlimited platform to the web. As the beleaguered electronics outfit notes on the PlayStation Blog of all places, it's playing catch-up king once again and n…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 11:08am -
  • newGoogle's easing back on G+ sign-ups for new email accounts

    Google's easing back on G+ sign-ups for new email accounts

    Need to make a new Gmail account but don't want to deal with creating a mandatory Google+ profile to go with it? Don't sweat it, because Mountain View's removed that requirement to join its ailing social network, and once again signing up for the...
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 7:42am -
  • newEx-NBAer Rex Chapman allegedly stole from Apple Stores by faking EasyPay

    Ex-NBAer Rex Chapman allegedly stole from Apple Stores by faking EasyPay

    Remember when Apple introduced its EasyPay self-checkout feature in 2011, and everyone wondered "how can they really tell if a customer is buying something or just shoplifting?" According to the Scottsdale, AZ police, former college and professional…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:48am -
  • newAlibaba IPO makes it worth $231 billion, more than Amazon and eBay combined

    Alibaba IPO makes it worth $231 billion, more than Amazon and eBay combined

    We'd heard that the US IPO for Chinese company Alibaba could be among the biggest ever, and it did not disappoint. Closing at a stock price of $93.89, it raised $21.8 billion for the company and is the biggest IPO in US history. According to...
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 2:32am -
  • newWe're taking over Los Angeles on October 3rd!

    We're taking over Los Angeles on October 3rd!

    Austin, Seattle and Boston welcomed our Engadget Live tour this year with open arms and before we gear up for Engadget Expand, we're heading to one more city: Los Angeles. Grab your free tickets and join us at the Belasco Theater on October 3rd at..…
    - 21 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 1:10am -
  • newWatch out: eBay vulnerability leads to phishing log-in page

    Watch out: eBay vulnerability leads to phishing log-in page

    Thinking about picking up a used iPhone on eBay? Shop carefully, friends: it's apparently phishing season. The BBC is reporting some auction listings are redirecting to counterfeit eBay login pages -- fronts for phishing scams designed to steal...
    - 21 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:34am -
  • newThe first zero-g 3D printer is about to launch into orbit (update: launch scrubbed)

    The first zero-g 3D printer is about to launch into orbit (update: launch scrubbed)

    Gravity. More than the name of a killer movie, it's likely something we take for granted every single day. After all, nearly everything we do is reliant on the idea that stuff stays in place when we stop holding it. Astronauts don't have that luxury…
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:37pm -
  • newEngadget Daily: NVIDIA revisits the moon landing, why Microsoft is buying 'Minecraft,' and more!

    Engadget Daily: NVIDIA revisits the moon landing, why Microsoft is buying 'Minecraft,' and more!

    Still don't believe man journeyed to the moon? According to NVIDIA's recreation of the landing site, it definitely happened. But that's not all we have on deck for the weekend. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours, including…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:44pm -
  • newResearchers have created an oscillator that could silence the mechanical watch

    Researchers have created an oscillator that could silence the mechanical watch

    You're running late to a meeting, glaring at your wrist in disbelief that it's fifteen minutes past the hour. Are you really that late? Lifting the watch to your ear you hear the all-too familiar tick of its internal mechanisms. Yes, it works -- and…
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:01pm -
  • MIT can turn your smartphone into a different kind of second screen

    MIT can turn your smartphone into a different kind of second screen

    Sure, we've seen apps that let you easily share files between your phone and PC. No biggie there. But the demo we're about to show you is a tad more sophisticated than that. Over at MIT, two teams of researchers have developed a smartphone system...
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 9:19pm -
  • Fingertip sensor lets robots 'see' what they're touching

    Fingertip sensor lets robots 'see' what they're touching

    We've seen robotics improve by (literal) leaps and bounds recently, but what about more nuanced things, like a fine sense of touch? Researchers at MIT and Northeastern University are showing off a new fingertip version of the GelSight sensor, a...
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:45pm -
  • Tesla Model S update brings calendar integration and traffic-based navigation

    Tesla Model S update brings calendar integration and traffic-based navigation

    If you look at the changelog for Tesla's Model S, you'll see most of the updates have been minor bug fixes; it's fairly rare that the luxury electric vehicle gets upgraded with new features. Every once in a while, though, Elon Musk and co. unleash a…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:12pm -
  • Samsung's Galaxy A5 has some Alpha style, but not the substance

    Samsung's Galaxy A5 has some Alpha style, but not the substance

    Samsung likes to get some mileage out of its lofty design themes and plenty of people have gone gaga over the Galaxy Alpha's subtle style, so it's no surprise that the phone's design DNA is being injected into other devices. SamMobile has been...
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 7:39pm -
  • US Navy's Triton UAV completes first cross-country flight

    US Navy's Triton UAV completes first cross-country flight

    While Triton -- the US Navy's largest unmanned craft -- might have no one in the cockpit, it still requires a hefty ground team to keep it (safely) in the air. Never more so than on a recently completed cross-country flight. Back in March, the...
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 7:07pm -
  • Which portable speakers are worth buying?

    Which portable speakers are worth buying?

    While some people like to listen to their favorite music on a quality sound system with a set of high-end speakers or headphones, most people are just fine listening from a cheap headset or the built-in speakers on their phones. But what if you're..…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 6:36pm -
  • Politician wants Iceland to become 'the Switzerland of bits'

    Politician wants Iceland to become 'the Switzerland of bits'

    Birgitta Jónsdóttir was sitting in the audience at the Icelandic Digital Freedom Conference when John Perry Barlow, a co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation called for Iceland to "become like the Switzerland of bits." Six years later,...
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 6:04pm -
  • Wolfram Alpha will answer your important questions on Twitter

    Wolfram Alpha will answer your important questions on Twitter

    Wouldn't it be great if you could just call up a supercomputer and ask it to do your data-wrangling for you? Actually, scratch that, no-one uses the phone anymore. What'd be really cool is if machines could respond to your queries straight from...
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:37pm -
  • Vodafone buys 140 Phones4u stores, saving 900 jobs in the process

    Vodafone buys 140 Phones4u stores, saving 900 jobs in the process

    A lot can happen in a week: just five days after Phones4u announced it was entering administration, leaving 5,596 employees facing a very uncertain future, retailers and carriers alike have stepped in to strip the company of its most important parts…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:23pm -
  • Netflix support is officially making its way to Linux, finally

    Netflix support is officially making its way to Linux, finally

    Linux users, you've been very, very, very, very, very, very patient. And now, your patience is being rewarded with Netflix support on your OS of choice. For the longest time Netflix relied on Microsoft's would-be Flash competitor Silverlight. But, o…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:03pm -

Wired

Boingo Boingo

  • newReasons (not) to trust Apple's privacy promises

    Reasons (not) to trust Apple's privacy promises

    Apple's new Ios privacy policy makes some bold promises about their technology's wiretap-resistance, saying that even if Apple wanted to snoop on your messages, they couldn't, but as EFF co-founder John Gilmore points out, Apple's asking you to tak…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 4:05pm -
  • newAaron Swartz's FBI and Secret Service files

    Aaron Swartz's FBI and Secret Service files

    A large and very up-to-date archive of Aaron's government files, extracted through Freedom of Information Act requests. (more…)
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:57pm -
  • newAngel City: A Los Angeles time-lapse video

    Angel City: A Los Angeles time-lapse video

    Gavin Heffernan has a beautiful new series of epic LA Night Timelapses and a musical homage to the film Heat. Read the rest
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:56pm -
  • newThe filthiest camp at Burning Man

    The filthiest camp at Burning Man

    For the first time, the Burning Man Organization has published a "MOOP Map" -- a map showing litter left behind by camps at the "leave no trace" event (MOOP stands for Matter Out Of Place). Read the rest
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:50pm -
  • Public university asked students to report recent sexual history or face punishment

    Public university asked students to report recent sexual history or face punishment

    Clemson University has withdrawn its demand, which would have mandated students answer questions on how often they have sex, what sort of sex it was, and the number of partners. The quiz was supposedly anonymous, but required students to use their of…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 9:17pm -

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…
    - 12 Jun 14, 1:59am -
  • Webtype

    Webtype

    - 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…
    - 9 Jun 14, 11:18pm -
  • eWebDesign

    eWebDesign

    - 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

  • newThis Crazy Sideways Bicycle Rides Like a Snowboard On Wheels

    This Crazy Sideways Bicycle Rides Like a Snowboard On Wheels

    Inventor Michael Killian loves the sensation of balancing on top of a snowboard, carving graceful curving arcs in the snow. He also loves tinkering with stuff. Put those two joys together in a workshop, and you get the SidewaysBike, Killian's fantas…
    - 52 mins ago, 20 Sep 14, 9:08pm -
  • newI Tried The New Oculus Rift, And It Blew Me Away All Over Again

    I Tried The New Oculus Rift, And It Blew Me Away All Over Again

    I've tried practically every version of the Oculus Rift VR headset, from some of the original duct-taped prototypes through to the latest DK2 developer kit and the Samsung Gear VR. Nothing I've seen prepared me for the new Crescent Bay demo. I just…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 8:10pm -
  • newReport: Home Depot Ignored Warnings About Credit Card Hacking Since 2008

    Report: Home Depot Ignored Warnings About Credit Card Hacking Since 2008

    Home Depot is reeling after it confirmed this week that 56 million credit card users' data was stolen from its payment database. Now, The New York Times says the home improvement store ignored security warnings from its own computer experts for…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 7:03pm -
  • newHolodecks, Heaven's Gate, Everything About the iPhone 6, and More

    Holodecks, Heaven's Gate, Everything About the iPhone 6, and More

    This week's tech news was absolutely dominated by the iPhone 6 and iOS 8 hitting the streets. We brought you all of that news, but we also dug deep into a wacky holodeck, the maddening search for the perfect air conditioner, a wet, naked soak in sen…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • newThis Is The New Oculus Rift Prototype: Crescent Bay

    This Is The New Oculus Rift Prototype: Crescent Bay

    No, you still can't buy a consumer version of the amazing Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but it's getting really, really close! Oculus just announced a brand-new prototype at the company's Oculus Connect conference in Los Angeles, and they cla…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 5:20pm -
  • newWatch the Oculus Keynote Live, Right Here, Right Now

    Watch the Oculus Keynote Live, Right Here, Right Now

    Oculus Connect, the keynote event for the makers and experimenters playing around with the amazing virtual reality goggles, is going on right now. What's in store? Watch right here to find out.Read more...
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 5:10pm -
  • newThe Onion's iPhone 6 vs Galaxy S5 Is the Only Review You Need to Read

    The Onion's iPhone 6 vs Galaxy S5 Is the Only Review You Need to Read

    The new iPhones have just hit the streets , and you know what that means: A million reviews comparing the Cupertino fruit stand's newest smartphone to its toughest competition. Don't waste your time. The Onion's hilarious comparison is the only one…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • new6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

    6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Now

    Are you still tracking your own packages, flights, and deliveries while tapping on your mobile device's screen like a caveman? Not when we're done, you won't be. Here are seven simple steps you can take to turn Google Now into your personal digital…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 4:00pm -
  • newAppleCare repair and replacement costs are out: Under Apple's protection plan, new screen comes in a
    AppleCare repair and replacement costs are out: Under Apple's protection plan, new screen comes in at $109 for the iPhone 6, $129 for the 6 Plus; out-of-warranty battery replacement is $79; and broken phone replacement runs $299 for the 6, $329 for t…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:49pm -
  • newMythbusters Proves Most Airlines Board Planes All Wrong

    Mythbusters Proves Most Airlines Board Planes All Wrong

    When you're boarding a plane, do you usually think to yourself, "There has got to be a better way to do this" as you jockey around other people for overhead bin space? Discovery Channel's Mythbusters experimented with every type of boarding, and the…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:05pm -
  • newThe Reality of the iPhone Line Is a Black Market Nightmare

    The Reality of the iPhone Line Is a Black Market Nightmare

    This week, people camped outside Apple stores for days anticipating the iPhone 6. But those line-waiters weren't all frenzied Apple fans high on the joy of a new smartphone: As filmmaker Casey Neistat portrays it, many of the line-sitters were buyin…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • newSo This Is How You Move a Neighborhood of Houses Across San Francisco

    So This Is How You Move a Neighborhood of Houses Across San Francisco

    San Francisco's current tech-led boom has seen slick new housing high-rises pop up all across the grid, but Bay Area urban renewal in the 1970s had a very different look. Photographer Dave Glass is a native of the city's Western Addition, and snappe…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • newGmail No Longer Forces New Users to Make a Google+ Account

    Gmail No Longer Forces New Users to Make a Google+ Account

    Google's free email service is great—tons of people use it. Google+ isn't nearly as popular, even though new Gmail users have been forced to connect to a Google+ account for years. Now, Google's making that social service integration optional. Fin…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • newDriving in Los Angeles somehow looks awesome in this time lapse

    Driving in Los Angeles somehow looks awesome in this time lapse

    I hate driving, I really do. I especially hate driving in Los Angeles. And even though I know it's impossible and unreal for me to ever feel this cool driving (unless I turn into Ryan Gosling), this time lapse by Gavin Heffernan makes me want to get…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 4:44am -
  • newSeeing cast iron skillets get made makes me want to cook

    Seeing cast iron skillets get made makes me want to cook

    Cineastas spent some time with Mike Whitehead and Finex Cast Iron Cookware Co. to give a glimpse of how Finex is trying to reinvent something that has existed for thousands of years: cast iron. I love the slow and considered process that goes into e…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:39am -
  • newHow much a European city has changed in 100 years

    How much a European city has changed in 100 years

    My favorite thing about these then and now type of videos that show what the world used to look like versus what it looks like now is not seeing what has changed but seeing how much has actually stayed the same. This video shows the 100 year differe…
    - 20 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 1:35am -
  • newThis Is the Best Movie for Food Porn
    Before Ang Li made big blockbuster movies with CGI tigers and swordsmen flying on wires, he made small family dramas, the most mouthwatering of which is Eat Drink Man Woman. Read more...
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • newBurger King's all-black burger looks absolutely disgusting in real life

    Burger King's all-black burger looks absolutely disgusting in real life

    To no one's surprise, Burger King's all black burger looks like a disgusting turd in real life. Actually, it might be even worse than some turds. It looks like it tastes like ash. It looks like it's made from burnt cardboard. It looks like it'll b…
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:55pm -
  • newThe Internet's Ode to Music from Saharan Cellphones
    Constant access to Wi-Fi and LTE make it supremely easy for us to swap songs with each other. More often than that, we swap URLs. In parts of Saharan Africa where service is scarce, Bluetooth does the trick—which means that a booming culture of pe…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • newJudge: Yes, You Can Serve Legal Papers Over Facebook

    Judge: Yes, You Can Serve Legal Papers Over Facebook

    It used to be that, when you wanted to slap someone with a lawsuit, you'd have to hunt them down the old-fashioned way—on foot, just like mom used to do. But now, a Family Court official has ruled for the very first time in the United States (it's…
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:09pm -
  • This is the weirdest and most beautiful time lapse I've ever seen

    This is the weirdest and most beautiful time lapse I've ever seen

    This is not your usual eye-candy time lapse of a gorgeous landscape. This one—created by Jeff Frost—is different. Speaks directly to the feelings. It's sometimes creepy, violent, and weird. And others stunning, beautiful, and relaxing. The same…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:48pm -
  • Amazing video of people dancing on the wall of a building

    Amazing video of people dancing on the wall of a building

    This is Amelia Rudolph and Roel Seeker suspended on the wall of Oakland's City Hall, dancing like some kind of fairies or angels. The effect of them moving over the building's façade as it if were the ground is disoriented but really beautiful. I c…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 1:51pm -
  • Bond Girls transformed into gorgeous Bond novels titles

    Bond Girls transformed into gorgeous Bond novels titles

    British artist Michel Gillette got inspired by Ian Fleming's seductive Bond girls to make these instantly classic book covers in 2009. They are now available for sale as a limited, hand-numbered high quality series printed on 100% cotton, hand torn…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 12:47pm -
  • Beautiful music video makes me want to live in eternal summer love

    Beautiful music video makes me want to live in eternal summer love

    I like all seasons but it's summer, which will end with the September equinox next week, the one that always gave me the most happiness. This video by Zack Spiger for The Dove & the Wolf is about that. It feels like summer love—intense, fleeting,…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 12:15pm -
  • Cool retro soul music video is worthy of its own James Bond movie

    Cool retro soul music video is worthy of its own James Bond movie

    Jazz singer Kellylee Evans has a great new video directed by Julien & Quentin for her song My Name Is, from the album I Remember When. Retro soul at its best with visuals to match. Worth of a James Bond movie. Or perhaps Peter Sellers.Read more...
    - 2 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 9:55am -