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Smart Strategies For A WordPress Website Sidebar Design

<b>A website sidebar is a vertical column or vertical bar of supplemental content that is displayed alongside the main content region of a page.</b><p>In the …

Web Design

WordPress Code Reference is Now Live

Siobhan McKeown announced that the first version of the WordPress Code Reference is now live. It’s still in the very early stages of development but …

Why Google+ Should Give Up Its Battle Against Facebook

Vic Gundotra and Bradley Horowitz were the proud parents of Google+.<p>Gundotra, a former Microsoft exec who became one of the top five lieutenants to …

Why Mobile Ads Are Seen as a Boon to Facebook, But a Plague to Google

Analysts gave Facebook a big thumbs-up this week for its transition to mobile.<p>As the company reported on Wednesday, mobile ads now represent 59% of …

Pac-Man Monsters is free on iOS and Android

<i>Pac-Man Monsters</i> is free to play today on iOS and Android devices, Gree announced.<p>The game, which was developed in Gree's Japan studio in collaboration with Bandai Namco, throws players into a puzzle grid where the aim is to eat pellets to erase panels. <i>Pac-Man Monsters</i> will be updated regularly …

Phones

Oppo NFC camera attachment pictured, comes with 10x optical zoom

If you can’t wait for the discrete optical zoom smartphone cameras which might be heading our way in the future, feast your eyes on images of Oppo’s slightly bulkier NFC camera attachment, which appeared stuck to the back of an Oppo Find 7 over at <i>Weibo</i>.<p>The design is reminiscent of Sony’s QX range …

Phones

Games/Apps: Assassin’s Creed Black Flag $14 shipped, 50% off XCOM Enemy Unknown on iOS, Sonic 1 & 2 for $1 each, iOS freebies, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p><b>Update:</b><p>PlayStation 3 Dualshock 3 controller in white $30 (Reg. $55)<br>• Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is also down to $13.99 on …

10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

Android Phones
Identity Theft

Free movie rental from M-GO: Available for iOS, Android, & Roku (~$5 value)

M-GO is giving out free movie rentals to new customers who create an account at this special promo page. This on-demand streaming service does not require a subscription and works on iOS, Android and even the new $50 Roku streaming stick. M-GO has several high profile new releases like 12 Years a …

HTC Will Go Social For Its Marketing Efforts, Targeting Bloggers

An adjective rather frequently used to describe HTC over the past couple of years has been “struggling.”<p>It has been a rough ride for the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer. Despite its former flagship HTC One (M7) winning multiple awards and being professionally recognized by the industry — it was …

Content Recognition Tech Company Enswers Receives $2M From Samsung Ventures

Enswers, a Seoul-based content recognition tech company that recently launched in the U.S., has received $2 million in funding from Samsung Ventures. Enswers has provided automatic content recognition for Samsung Smart TVs sold in the U.S. since 2012, as well as “Imideo,” a technology that finds …

Saudi Arabia cracking down on local YouTube producers

Saudi Arabia's youngish population isn't crazy about local TV, so they've naturally turned to a substitute: YouTube. As a matter of fact, the country features three times the per-capita viewing as the US, to the point that Google reps conducted a roadshow teaching local producers how to make money. …

#SaveYoVille Succeeds: Zynga Sells Game Back to Creators for Relaunch

The denizens of a digital town have saved their community: Zynga is no longer shutting down the online game YoVille. Instead, the game's creators will buy it back and relaunch it as YoWorld next month.<p>The deal comes after protests and pleas from the devoted fans of YoVille -- who create avatars …

Zynga

Alarm Clock Reboot wakes you up gradually and stylishly

Snoozing is great, but oversleeping isn’t. That’s why Alarm Clock Reboot approaches rousing you from your slumber in a different way. Instead of waking you up when you tell it to, it starts the process with a series of smaller alarms spread out before your wake time. You tell it when you want to …

The gadgets that changed your life

When we asked you to tell us which gadgets changed your life, our goal was to arrive at a simple list of important devices. Instead, we learned how some of the products we talk about on Engadget every day make such a profound impact on your life.<p>Remember when Facebook bought Oculus VR a few weeks …

Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

Mobile platforms are taking over the world, and nothing gets more downloads or makes more money on iOS and Android than video games.<p>Google’s and Apple’s software platforms have enabled developers of all sizes to get their products in front of customers around the world. This benefits the people …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With A Special Data Plan Called ‘Prime Data’

The Amazon Phone is almost certainly on its way, but the details surrounding its features and selling points are still somewhat unclear. Multiple sources have revealed that 3D effects and gesture-based features will be present on the device, but today another detail has leaked out.<p>BGR reports that …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course experts and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Pencils down: Duolingo wants to offer standardized tests through its app

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Duolingo, the translation software company founded by Luis von Ahn, wants to offer standardized tests …

Twitter Partners With Yahoo Japan to Open Up Its Ads To Small Firms

Twitter announced today that it is partnering with Yahoo in Japan to make its suite of advertisement products available to small and medium-sized businesses in the country.<p>The deal will see Yahoo Japan integrate Twitter ads into its existing ad platform and become a reseller, so small businesses …

Circa names former Tumblr exec John Maloney its new president

Former Tumblr president John Maloney has found a new home as president of mobile news startup Circa.<p>Maloney hasn’t had an official role at another company since he stepped down from as president at Tumblr in 2012. His goal at Tumblr was to help young CEO and founder David Karp figure out how to …

Microsoft Surface Mini tipped but it already faces a challenge

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Months of speculation and rumors around a small Microsoft(s msft) Surface Mini tablet could culminate in a product soon. …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

Apple will replace your iPhone 5's faulty power button for free

If you've noticed that your iPhone 5's sleep/wake button isn't working reliably, you're not alone -- and you'll be glad to hear that Apple is doing something about it. The company has started a free program in Canada and the US (worldwide on May 2nd) that will replace buttons on phones made through …

Apps Promise Luxury By Eliminating Talking to People

When I power on my phone upon landing at LAX, a text message is already waiting for me: "Hi Ian, Silvercar here! We have your res at 1:00pm today. …

Vungle Targets Brands With Its New Exchange For In-App Video Ads

Vungle announced today that it’s launching what it calls “the first ever advertising exchange built exclusively for in-app video.”<p>When the company announced its $17 million Series B in February, CEO Zain Jaffer said that the exchange would allow Vungle to expand beyond app trailers to run video ads …

YouTube for Android now auto-generates playlists of your favorite artists

Making YouTube playlists can be a real pain, especially if you just want to veg out listening to music after a long day at work. If you're using an Android phone or tablet, though, you can now just type in an artist's name and voilà -- YouTube will auto-generate a playlist with the artist's most …