Contributed by Julian Moffatt over the course of April 30th…
Contributed by Doug Ross and Julian Moffatt over the course of April 24th…
- Winnipeg's Darcy Oake's amazing act on Brittain's Got Talent
Announcing FB Newswire
I checked the date. It is not April 1st, so this is apparently real. Facebook is now a news outlet, for, you know, respectable journalism.
Apple Expands Capital Return Program to Over $130 Billion
Apple planning a 7-for-1 stock split in June. Might be a good time to grab some shares.
The problem we ran into was that Springloops usernames are email addresses, and Coda only asks for your Git URL and password. This means your username needs to be included in the URL.
With a GitHub account, this isn't an issue - the URL will look something like https://github.com/yourusername/reponame.git
After some trial and error we determined that the trick with a username which is an email address is to URL encode it before inserting it into the repo URL.
Take note that with the Springloops URL the order is hostname, colon, URL encoded email address, rest of repo URL. For example:
Springloops Git URL: https://slsapp.com/git/yourspingloopsaccount/reponame.git
Coda URL: https://slsapp.com:youremail%40youremail.com/git/yourspingloopsaccount/reponame.git
Contributed by Wil Alambre and Julian Moffatt over the course of April 22nd…
Apple has launched a little site about their Environmental Responsibility
Watch the video. Tim Cook is the narrator. Hopefully more companies will work on their environmental responsibility, because we really do only have one planet.
Like regular Wikipedia, but , you know, summarized. More or less. :)
Cloud Nine Digital Innovation Centre
Canadian Tire Corporation revealed its new $50-million cloud computing data centre in downtown Winnipeg today.
DRAGON AGE INQUISITION Gameplay Trailer
Please dont suck.
Contributed by Wil Alambre and Julian Moffatt over the course of April 21st…
Studio 360 and Original Champions of Design try to rebrand marijuana for mainstream culture with a new icon, posters, typeface, emojis, and term for the drug.
+Post ads are Google+ posts and content from public brands pages running across the Google Display Network.
Practice your typography skills. All of you. Everyone should do this.
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of April 16th…
Contributed by Julian Moffatt and Wil Alambre over the course of April 15th…
Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone
The Verge with a nice write up about project Ara, that module smartphone concept that is in the works. The interesting thing for me is that they have been given 24 months to prove it. Once that time is up, the team is onto the next project.
Time Is A Flat Circus
This True-Detective-plus-Family-Circus mashup is my new favorite thing.
Contributed by Wil Alambre and Julian Moffatt over the course of April 14th…
MAD MEN meets Blaxploitation
Khoi Vinh on using Sketch instead of Photoshop
The article is referencing Sketch 2, but it sure hits on the fact that Fireworks is not a thing anymore. Sketch 3 seems more like a Fireworks replacement to me than an Illustrator or Photoshop replacement. Ive happily purchased it for $49 on Mac Appstore and will be giving it a whirl.
- Civilization: Beyond Earth
Businessweek and Joshua Brustein, writing about the design world's $20 million divorce.
If you are online at all you have heard about the bug in OpenSSL called Heartbleed. For the technical details you can visit OpenSSL's news release. If you are interested in an easier to understand write up, you can visit Heartbleed.com. In a nutshell, this bug in OpenSSL allows your encrypted data to be read.
Rest assured, that our security team had our servers patched within hours of this bug being made public. If we are hosting your domain, you are not at risk.
If we are not hosting your domain, you should ask your hosting provider if you are at risk. There are a bunch of versions of OpenSSL that do not have this bug, so it is possible that older infrastructure is running a version of OpenSSL that is immune.
Again, our hosting services are not at risk and have been updated via backporting. To find out more about backporting, you can check out https://access.redhat.com/site/security/updates/backporting/.
Contributed by Julian Moffatt over the course of April 9th…
MediaFire Launches Desktop Apps, Offers 1TB of Space for $2.50 a Month
That is a pretty reasonable price for 1TB of storage. Hey iCloud, look over here!
Find board game recommendations you'll love
Better have a quick read over this if you have a website online.
The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain
Advice from a former Apple genius. Bookmark it.
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of April 7th…
HBO has posted the full first episode of Mike Judges new television series.
Verge has some documents which seem to reveal Googles plans to launch a new product. Or service. Or interface?
Its a damn shaw that Palm and HP killed webOS, but it looks like the team behind the operating system is still plugging away at it, and making some very pretty GUIs.
Scan barcodes or say it, and add it to your AmazonFresh shopping list.
Contributed by Julian Moffatt over the course of April 4th…
How Steve Jobs' Passion Shaped Pixar Into an Oscar-Winning Studio
This is on my must read list now. Pixar is one of my absolute favourite companies and anything to peak behind the curtain is something Im interested in. Comes out soon.
Contributed by Wil Alambre and Julian Moffatt over the course of April 2nd…
Shopify Card Reader Now Available in Canada
A free device allowing users of the Shopify Mobile iPhone app or the Shopify iPad POS to swipe and accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards.
Amazon announces its own living room set-top TV box, competing with AppleTV and Roku.
The Ridiculously Exhaustive Social Media Dimensions Blueprint
Nice little bookmark to a LOT of info on dimensions of various social media elements.
Play a different sound and animation for every letter of the keyboard.
What happens in a single second online...
Contributed by Julian Moffatt, Max Chiriac, and Wil Alambre over the course of April 1st…
The Guide to Clear your Browser Cache!
A handy little site to show exactly how to refresh your cache in most browsers. Bookmarked for the future!
Responsive tables solution for complex data. Based on jQuery, jQuery UI and Twitter Bootstrap 3
Carousels/Sliders are always bad for Conversion Rates
Shana Carp brings some math to the table to explain why having a carousel (slider) image set on your homepage is likely not helping in anyway.
If you are looking for nice carousel code to add to your project that needs a carousel, check out slick. Very nice.
- Monument Valley, for iOS