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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Microsoft will push Windows 10 updates directly to phones

Microsoft will bypass carriers, push Windows 10 updates directly to phones – not sure if this is news or simple common sense. When it comes to device updates, the simple rule of thumb is “Don’t do what Android does” and you’re probably going to be fine.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Brilliant Star Wars Galaxies Idea That Didn't Happen

The Brilliant Star Wars Galaxies Idea That Didn't Happen – there’s a number of these posts from Raph Koster, which will appeal heavily to fans of SWG.

How click farms have inflated Social Media Currency

How click farms have inflated Social Media Currency – interesting if you’ve ever wondered about the source of people’s likes/followers and so on.

Friday, April 03, 2015

A selection of resources for web developers / designers

Web Design Resources: CSS Tutorials, Buttons, Code Snippets

Inspiration for Button Styles and Effects - A collection of fresh button styles and effects for your inspiration. We use CSS transitions and pseudo-elements for most of the effects.

Timesheet.js - Visualize your data and events with sexy HTML5 and CSS3. Create simple time sheets with sneaky JavaScript.

22 Fresh Free Templates in HTML/CSS and PSD: February 2015 Edition (yes, it’s not February anymore so some links may have gone stale)

Flat Firefox is a simple design that uses pure CSS, portraying a Firefox window in an entirely flat design.

DropzoneJS is is an open source library that provides drag’n’drop file uploads with image previews (with no dependencies)

ICONO is a collection of pure CSS icons

Msdotcom/WinJS Grid Framework is the framework used by Microsoft to create Microsoft.com (Demo / Github)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

About the new Macbook

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Here's What Really Happened To The Cars From 'Pimp My Ride'

Yo dawg: Here's What Really Happened To The Cars From 'Pimp My Ride'

Saturday, February 14, 2015

You have ruined JavaScript

An amusing rant against AngularJS (and other JavaScript frameworks). Amusing if nothing else.

To prefix or not to prefix (in CSS)

shouldiprefix.com should help answer that question.

“The Problem With Angular”

The problem with Angular, interesting reading for those using it, considering using it, or who just like reading posts about JavaScript frameworks.

8 Great Icon Resources

A mix of tools, generators and icon sets.

Customise the Yosemite login screen

Customise the OSX Yosemite login screen, includes some download links for a couple of nice backdrops and a PSD template to help create your own (to set the layer opacity nicely and to help avoid the login dialog UI elements).


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Elders Play Grand Theft Auto V (Elders React: Gaming)

This is a great watch. Could potentially be combined with another video of elders that was doing the round lately, but I digress..

Fucking moon! How does it work?

I don’t even have the words to describe this, just watch it..

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A teenager’s view on social media

A Teenager’s View on Social Media, written by an actual teen – some interesting comments.

Grid forms, data entry can be beautiful

Grid forms are dense forms designed for use in applications that require lots of data to be entered regularly. A tiny Javascript/CSS framework that helps you make forms on grids with ease.

Grid forms or download on GitHub


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