Apple’s OS X 10.10 Yosemite: big UI overhaul, introduces “continuity,” free release coming this fall

Apple’s OS X 10.10 Yosemite: big UI overhaul, introduces “continuity,” free release coming this fall

Apple kicked off its annual developer conference by unveiling the next major release of OS X, named Yosemite after California’s Yosemite National Park. The OS X 10.10 update appears to bring more subtle refinements compared to feature-packed releases in previous years, but aside from a new paint job that’s cleaner and directly inspired by iOS’ […]

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Apple iOS 8: better desktop integration, new keyboard, a ton of developer features, coming this fall

Apple iOS 8: better desktop integration, new keyboard, a ton of developer features, coming this fall

Apple on Monday kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Craig Federighi, senior VP of Software Engineering at Apple, drew the assignment of unveiling one — well pretty much all — of the biggest highlights of the keynote, iOS 8. As anticipated, iOS 8 includes a wealth of updates and new features starting with […]

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Microsoft warns against Windows XP security update registry hack

Microsoft warns against Windows XP security update registry hack

Microsoft officially pulled support for Windows XP last month but a new registry hack allows users to continue to receive updates for the dated operating system. It essentially tricks the updater into installing patches intended for a similar operating system. The workaround was first published by BetaNews and involves changing a few registry settings in XP. Once complete, the […]

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X-Men enthusiast builds homemade Magneto shoes

It’s not unusual for children to dream of possessing traits similar to superheroes they seen on TV and in the movies. But what happens when an adult with similar aspirations actually has the know-how, time and money to make those dreams a reality? You get things like Magneto shoes. Inventor Colin Furze recently put the finishing touches […]

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Apple to unveil connected smart home initiative at WWDC

Apple to unveil connected smart home initiative at WWDC

Interest in Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference increased a few notches on Monday thanks to a new report that claims the Cupertino-based company is planning to reveal a connected smart home initiative during the keynote. Naturally, Apple’s iOS devices would be the stars of the new software platform according to unnamed sources as reported by the Financial Times. […]

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7 Best Practices for Improving Your Website’s Usability

7 Best Practices for Improving Your Website’s Usability

General Goals of User-Friendly Web Content Usable, readable web content is a marriage of efforts between web designers and web content writers. Web pages must be designed to facilitate the ease of reading content through the effective use of colors, typography, spacing, etc. In turn, the content writer must be aware of writing strategies that enable readers […]

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