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Touch introduces physicality to designs that were once strictly virtual, and puts forth a new test: How does this design feel in the hand? Josh Clark guides you through the touchscreen frontier. Learn about ergonomic demands (and rules of thumb), layout and sizing for all gadgets, an emerging gestural toolkit, and tactics to speed up interactions and keep gestures discoverable. Get the know-how to design for interfaces that let you touch—stretch, crumple, drag, flick—information itself. It’s in your hands.
Google says that it's removing "OK Google" because it hasn't "seen many users utilize this feature" on Windows, OS X, and Linux. That's pretty much the same reason that Google gave earlier this week when explaining why it would be removing Chrome's notification center, saying that "few users visit" it.
Bootstrap Studio is a desktop application that helps web developers and designers create responsive websites using the Bootstrap framework. Drag what you need and drop it on the page. Preview your designs as you make them in real time.
A less-traditional social network aimed to improve the knowledge base of working developers. The goal is to draw people from all areas onto one site to connect people and connect their knowledge. Right now, the only way to signup is through an OAuth connection via Facebook, GitHub, LinkedIn, or Google+.
As a result (and as expected – this was raised years ago), the government’s “made in Canada” approach to copyright – which it has frequently touted as representing a balanced approach – faces a U.S. demanded overhaul. In fact, even as other countries were able to negotiate phase-in periods on copyright changes, the Canadian negotiators simply caved.
The debut of Adobe’s new user experience and user interface design application (for desktop), currently being developed under the code name Project Comet. The whole engine was built from scratch to be truly native to OS X.
Convert your SVGs into fully fledged iconfonts, just like Font-Awesome. Everything is drag-and-drop supported which means you can drag a whole batch of SVG icons right into the program for a quick conversion. You’re allowed to name the icon glyphs and give them special HTML characters as needed. Available in the Mac App Store.
Reddit is launching a brand new website today to unearth news from its social aggregator. Called Upvoted, the site will surface pictures, videos and commentary from Reddit and present it as news without the option to comment.
Tapping on the new lightning bolt tab on your phone's Twitter app opens a list of Moments that matter now. As new stories emerge throughout the day, Twitter continue to update this list. Currently available only in the US.
I will sum this up because it is so important ..."speed is a feature". While DHH talks about the new iPhone 6s line up, this also translates to web development, app building, and pretty much anything you put together in a digital space.
Google is releasing its latest mobile operating system to the masses to Nexus owners today. Images for the Nexus 6, 5, 9, player, and 7 (2013) are available for download at the Nexus system image page.
Jack Dorsey will drop the "interim CEO" title and become the permanent chief executive of Twitter. The company just announced the news and board members are placing their full support behind Dorsey, who will also remain CEO of Square.
Say hello to FLIF, a new lossless image format that claims to take up less space. Tests show that the new image format's compression is on average 35% smaller than typical PNG files, 37% smaller than lossless JPEF 2000, and 22% smaller than lossless BPG.
"Microsoft and Google are pleased to announce an agreement on patent issues. As part of the agreement, the companies will dismiss all pending patent infringement litigation between them, including cases related to Motorola Mobility. Separately, Google and Microsoft have agreed to collaborate on certain patent matters and anticipate working together in other areas in the future to benefit our customers."