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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…
    - 36 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 75 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    IRL: A tablet holder for using your device in bed

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

    Back to School 2014: The 13 best accessories

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

    Scientists discover why mozzarella is the ideal pizza cheese

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

    Recommended Reading: The (second) rise of virtual reality

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Project Loon's balloons could not be more different than your typical party variety -- it's loaded with research equipment and LTE capability, providing high-speed internet connection wherever they go. Obviously, Google's X Lab researchers (the ones…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:52am -
  • Home-made vibrating gloves train your finger muscles to touch type (video)

    Home-made vibrating gloves train your finger muscles to touch type (video)

    You know what can teach you Braille and piano a lot more quickly than traditional means? Vibrating gloves, or gloves with haptic feedback, if you will. In fact, IEEE Spectrum senior editor David Schneider was so intrigued by the idea, that he put...
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:32am -
  • 'Party Down' comes to Hulu Plus, first five eps are on free Hulu

    'Party Down' comes to Hulu Plus, first five eps are on free Hulu

    Amazon is loading up a new pilot season of original TV shows, and while Netflix's content juggernaut was shut out at the Emmys, at least it was nominated. So what can Hulu do? In addition to its own list of original shows, exclusively licensed...
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:13am -
  • Engadget Daily: Google's delivery drone, Nintendo's new 3DS handhelds and more!

    Engadget Daily: Google's delivery drone, Nintendo's new 3DS handhelds and more!

    Today, we take a look at Google's "Project Wing" delivery drone, go crazy with emoticons, learn about Nintendo's new 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds and more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours....
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 12:15am -
  • HTC's plasticky One E8 lands in the US courtesy of Sprint

    HTC's plasticky One E8 lands in the US courtesy of Sprint

    Jonesing for a taste of the HTC One M8 lifestyle but don't have the cash to make it happen? Never fear -- Sprint has just started offering the fantastic-in-plastic HTC One E8 to customers who want M8 horsepower without the matching price tag. No,...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 11:33pm -
  • Browse astronaut photos taken from the ISS with this handy map

    Browse astronaut photos taken from the ISS with this handy map

    While you're gearing up for the weekend, why not peruse a collection of photos snapped from high above Earth's surface. Thanks to Dave MacLean's interactive map, you can do just that with over 650 images taken by astronauts aboard the International.…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:56pm -
  • So what is it like to drive with Nissan's Smart rearview mirror?

    So what is it like to drive with Nissan's Smart rearview mirror?

    Despite all the changes going on in automobiles lately, one thing that's remained pretty consistent in every car I've driven has been the rearview mirror. We can check that one off now though, now that I've taken a test drive in a Nissan Rogue...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:17pm -
  • Yahoo Mail for Android now lets you filter emails while on the move

    Yahoo Mail for Android now lets you filter emails while on the move

    If you're an email fiend, you already know the value of filters -- you can easily color code and label incoming emails with a few simple rules so that your inbox isn't a cluttered mess. Unfortunately, however, if you're a Gmail user, you were only..…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:27pm -
  • Use YouTube to queue videos for Chromecast viewing

    Use YouTube to queue videos for Chromecast viewing

    Chromecast and YouTube are like a match made in heaven. And, since they're both part of Google's big picture strategy, it makes sense for both things to be as friendly as possible with each other. To that end, YouTube's taken to to Google+ (how meta…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 8:44pm -
  • Snapchat's photo-sharing live feed is finally ready for the masses

    Snapchat's photo-sharing live feed is finally ready for the masses

    For a number of recent events, including the World Cup and Lollapalooza, Snapchat let users beam their event photos to a crowd-contributed feed known as Our Story. After over 350 hours of snaps were uploaded during the test events (then curated down…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 8:12pm -
  • Sound Off! Are you sticking with Facebook Messenger?

    Sound Off! Are you sticking with Facebook Messenger?

    Facebook's Messenger app isn't new -- it's been around since 2011. It was up to users to decide if they wanted a separate app or if they liked exchanging messages inside the regular Facebook app. Now if users tap the message icon on Facebook, a...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:45pm -
  • The future of IFTTT includes paid plans and hardware harmony

    The future of IFTTT includes paid plans and hardware harmony

    Several of us here at Engadget HQ employ If This Then That's (IFTTT) recipe-based automation chops to keep app-driven tasks in order. The software outfit has been keen on adding new functionality often, with channels opening up recently for Nike+,..…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:18pm -
  • Google's Megan Smith rumored as America's next CTO

    Google's Megan Smith rumored as America's next CTO

    The United States found itself without a Chief Technology Officer yesterday when Todd Park relinquished his post to go trawl Silicon Valley for IT types, but that spot may not stay open for long. Bloomberg claims that there's already a frontrunner..…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Aug 14, 6:42pm -
  • 3D-printed mesh gives man with half a skull hope for recovery

    3D-printed mesh gives man with half a skull hope for recovery

    People have been patching up their bodies with foreign parts for ages now, but 3D printing has only made that process easier, faster and more emblematic of hope. Case in point: a Chinese farmer named Hu fell three stories in a construction accident,…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 6:13pm -

Wired

Boingo Boingo

  • newAdafruit's pink vinyl record

    Adafruit's pink vinyl record

    Our friends at Adafriuit, makers of cool electronic kits and components, have announced their first vinyl record: Frequency by Bartlebeets. They say it's the "soundtrack to your soldering." They are giving away the digital version at the link above…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:28am -
  • newWATCH: trailer for documentary about Batman star Adam West

    WATCH: trailer for documentary about Batman star Adam West

    Starring Adam West is a profile of the actor who portrayed Batman in the 1966 television series, became instantly world famous, and then hit a brick wall with his career. I don't think this documentary is available on Netflix or other streaming s…
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:31am -
  • newMoral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:

    Moral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:

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

    Spheres o' gears

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

    Nerdy shirts, skirts and dresses from Frockasaurus

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

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

    Webtype

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

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

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

    eWebDesign

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

    Introducing Monitor, our new iPhone app

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

    Stamm

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

    Email Marketing Trends: Mobile vs Desktop

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

    Stumptown Coffee Roasters

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

    Gmail’s message to email marketers: Focus on engagement

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

    New Zealand Red Cross

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

    Segments in autoresponders now available

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

    TypeEd

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

    Introducing Geolocation Segments

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

    Online Store Guys

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

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

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

    CxAlloy

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

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

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

    Playtype

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

    Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners

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

    H. Halpern Esq

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

    OpenSSL (heartbleed) statement

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

    FoxyCart

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

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

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

    Pho

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

    Do fewer links mean more clicks?

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

    LEDbogen

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

    Passing custom fields through to custom subscribe and unsubscribe pages

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

    Vida

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

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

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

    UNICEF Sverige

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

    The essential email marketing checklist

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

    Creative burnout: How do you keep it at bay?

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

    Simple

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

    Create & Send Redesign: Your Feedback

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

    Artur

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

    10 web conferences to watch in 2014

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

    Everywhere

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

    Win a trip to CSSConf Australia + JSConf AU!

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

    Inspirations Paint

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

    The ideal email frequency

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

    Send more relevant emails with additional rules for segments

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

    InVision

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

    8 Reasons Why BuzzFeed’s Emails Could Change Everything

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

    Meusinvest

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

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

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

    EWERK

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

    Creating campaigns gets a fresh new look

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

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

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

    Plastyk

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

    Using Twitter Lead Generation Cards to build your email subscriber lists

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

    Gridbooks

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

    Segments - now easier to create, faster and more flexible

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

    Walker Designs

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

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

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

    Équilibre

    - 31 Jan 14, 4:46am -

Gizmodo

  • newWhy You Can't Stop Getting Online Ads For Stuff You Already Bought
    It's happened to all of us: You buy one random thing online, and all of a sudden every ad on every website is trying to sell you more, more, more of that same dumb thing. Like they know where you are. Like they're following you. Stalking you. Like t…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 1:00am -
  • newTop Engineer and Futurist: Tomorrow's Robots Might Mercy-Kill Mankind

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    NASA's Opportunity rover is still trundling across the surface of Mars, more than 11 years after its 90 day mission began . But its software is getting bogged down, so NASA's doing a full system backup, memory wipe, and reboot. It's just like your…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:00pm -
  • new11 Reasons Email Is the Worst

    11 Reasons Email Is the Worst

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The lectures of Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman were legendary. Footage of these lectures does exist , but they are most famously preserved in The Feynman Lectures. The three-volume set may be the most popular collection of physics bo…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:30pm -
  • newHere's How Anatomically Impossible That Spider-Woman #1 Cover Is (NSFW?)

    Here's How Anatomically Impossible That Spider-Woman #1 Cover Is (NSFW?)

    A few weeks ago, our pals over at io9 showed the Milo Manara cover illustration for Spider-Woman #1 in all its as(s)tounding opposite-of-majesty . Now, a Redditor did a 3D rendering to show just how ridiculous that pose is, from an anatomical sta…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:08pm -
  • new6 Simple Things Google's Self-Driving Car Still Can't Handle

    6 Simple Things Google's Self-Driving Car Still Can't Handle

    Self-driving cars are most definitely the future. They have been for decades . For Google, that future isn't quite as close as you might think—as of right now, its autonomous vehicle would fail a driver's license test before it ever got out of t…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • newAwesome Home-Built Elysium Exoskeleton Lifts 170 Pounds Like Nothing

    Awesome Home-Built Elysium Exoskeleton Lifts 170 Pounds Like Nothing

    YouTuber The Hacksmith has been working on his Elysium-inspired exoskeleton for a long time. Now it's finally paid off: The pneumatic-powered cyborg arms let him curl more than 170 pounds like it's an empty pillow sack, complete with exactly the sor…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:19pm -
  • newI live about 8 miles from the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on the grounds of Dulles International
    I live about 8 miles from the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on the grounds of Dulles International Airport. I was there when Discovery arrived, and I got this picture:Read more...
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:54pm -
  • newWorld's Most Badass GoPro Doesn't Even Blink at Up-Close Rocket Testing

    World's Most Badass GoPro Doesn't Even Blink at Up-Close Rocket Testing

    When it comes to punishing GoPros, Copenhagen Suborbitals definitely takes the cake: The experimental rocket-building startup mounted an action cam right in the line of (literal) fire during a rocket test. Astoundingly, the thing survived. It's been…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:45pm -
  • newThis amazing starry sky is a cave full of glowworms in New Zealand

    This amazing starry sky is a cave full of glowworms in New Zealand

    NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day features an amazing photo by Phill Round. It looks like a frame from a Spielberg movie—an humanoid figure appearing at the base of a mountain, with the unknown starry sky of an alien world behind it. In reality,…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:21pm -
  • newHappy 30th Birthday to Discovery, NASA's Greatest Space Shuttle

    Happy 30th Birthday to Discovery, NASA's Greatest Space Shuttle

    On August 30th, 1984, the space shuttle Discovery launched on its first voyage to space. It wasn't the first, but over the next 27 years it became the undeniable king of NASA's shuttle program. Read more...
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:02pm -
  • newThese hyperrealistic paintings of lips are so erotic they should be NSFW

    These hyperrealistic paintings of lips are so erotic they should be NSFW

    Sometimes you don't need to show much to turn people on. For me, it's the lips and the tongue (and kissing and the licking) that send me into hyperdrive. Hyperrealistic painter Hubert de Lartigue seems to share this fascination. His series of large…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • newI think I can eat 12 of these pintxo burgers for breakfast right now

    I think I can eat 12 of these pintxo burgers for breakfast right now

    The Basque Country is the culinary center of the world. Not only for its many gastronomical temples—like Lasarte, Arzak, Zuberoa, or Azurmendi—but for the infinite amount of places where they prepare amazing plates—and pintxos. The Inglorious…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:53am -
  • Good night, New Zealand

    Good night, New Zealand

    If you want to get away from people and feel like you're not living on Earth while living on Earth, the places that come to mind are like Iceland for the out of this world alien paradise life or Montana for the punishingly beautiful outdoors or New…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:03am -
  • Here's What Happens To Your Beer Can After You Recycle It

    Here's What Happens To Your Beer Can After You Recycle It

    Hey! Friday night! Time to celebrate. With beer. Since we already know what happens to us once we've popped the top on a few too many cold ones—hello, hangover—let's take a look at what happens to that can after you've pounded it; chances are,…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:00am -
  • The Arctic is such a gorgeously pure wonderland

    The Arctic is such a gorgeously pure wonderland

    Labor Day is near so summer is just about wrapped up which means the idea of cold and winter is just beginning to percolate. And the best part about winter is thinking about it. When you can remember the memories of holidays and taste the hot chocol…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 14, 1:26am -
  • Crash & Learn: The most important life rule in one beautiful short

    Crash & Learn: The most important life rule in one beautiful short

    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 5:57pm -
  • A rock so fantastically beautiful that it's hard to believe is real

    A rock so fantastically beautiful that it's hard to believe is real

    This looks like some 3D rendering of a fantastic alien matter that can't possibly exist on Earth. But, being the amazing planet we live in, it is actually a real thing: "A bismuth crystal illustrating the many iridescent refraction hues of its oxide…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 5:33pm -
  • The Weirdest, Angriest, and Most Heartfelt Comments on Net Neutrality

    The Weirdest, Angriest, and Most Heartfelt Comments on Net Neutrality

    The FCC currently has over a million comments on net neutrality. They range from touching, to weird, to apocalyptically angry. We've plucked out a few superlative comments to highlight here, but the FCC extended deadline to September 15th so there's…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 11:30am -
  • Display Owner Info on Your Android Device in Case It Gets Lost

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

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