Alexandra Jimenez

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20 Latest High Quality Free Fonts for Designers

Typography is an art and it is a huge field there is always something new to learn. Good typeface is the basic building block a Web/UI design. There …

12 HTML5 tricks for mobile

The mobile web is a strange world: dozens of browsers, versions, screen sizes, undocumented features, bugs and new problems. That is why, in some …

Adobe Launches Brackets V1.0, An Open-source Text Editor for Web Designers

Adobe has just released version 1.0 of Brackets, its free open-source text editor that’s built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, for coding HTML, CSS and JavaScript.<p>Available for Windows, Mac and Linux, Brackets is aimed at Web designers and developers, with focused features like Live Preview to easily …

Abduction Of 43 Students Exposes Mexico's Narco Corruption

<i>Update Nov. 4</i>: Former Iguala Mayor José Luis Abarca and his wife, María de los Ángeles Pineda, who are accused by the Mexican government of being behind the abduction of the 43 students, were arrested early today in a poor neighborhood in Mexico City were they where hiding.<p>***<p>The vast majority of …

Cat Lover Makes DIY Google Glasses With Raspberry Pi

If you’ve been eyeballing the progress of the Google Glasses, wondering when and how you can build your own, never fear – DIY makers are here! Maker Nur, who loves coffee and his cats (have cat ladies lost their flair?), devised a way to create his own smart eye-wear, using Raspberry-Pi and a …

Color Recognition Lock

[youtube:http://youtu.be/aH_r8daX04E]<p>There are a lot of ways you can activate an electronic lock. You can use passwords, radio signals, or even voice commands. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a lock box that opens and closes based on color recognition.<p>With a color recognition …

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Googlers Say Their New “Material Design” Guidelines Will Unify Apps Across Android Devices

With the release of Lollipop, the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, we should also be getting the first big wave of Android apps using the company’s “material design” principles.<p>Google first announced material design over the summer, and this TechCrunch post, published after the …

Styling And Animating SVGs With CSS

• SVG graphics are <b>scalable and resolution-independent</b>. They look great everywhere, from high-resolution “Retina” screens to printed media.<br>• SVGs have …

How I Transferred 12,000 Photos From Mac -> iPad Without The Photos App

I want iCloud Photo Library to work across all my devices right now. I love the premise behind the service: all of my photos and videos in sync across all of my devices, with full backups in the cloud. iCloud Photo Library is the reason I went for Apple’s $4/month for 200 GB iCloud …

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Fairy Tale Attractions to See with Kids in Europe

Hercules monument on the Fairy Tale Route (Photo Credit: MalteRuhnke via WikiMedia)<p>Travel through time and explore a fairy tale world stretching from Snow White to Harry Potter. Try learning to ride a broomstick, see the original Little Mermaid and discover Snow White's home deep in a German forest.<p>…

German street artist CASE, known for his hyperreal murals around the world, incorporates hands as a recurring motif.

Cops can make you unlock your smartphone with fingerprint, says judge

Cops can force you to unlock your smartphone with your fingerprint — but they can't force you to unlock it with your passcode, according to a judge …

How to Make Your Own Wallpaper for Any Screen Size

<i>Odes Roberts is an in-house designer for Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Making wallpapers for desktops and other screens is easily one of my favorite things to do. I change my wallpapers frequently with found images and …

Snapchat isn't private. Period.

The photo-sharing app Snapchat offers a false sense of privacy by promising it will erase photos.<p>In fact, numerous third-party apps like SaveSnap, SnapBox and SnapSpy offer users the ability to save incoming photos.<p>Their mere existence undermines Snapchat's purpose. And if these third-party apps …

Former Google Wallet Head Launches Poynt, A “Future-Proofed” Payment Terminal

The former head of Google Wallet and longtime PayPal exec, Osama Bedier, is this morning revealing his new company Poynt, a “future-proofed” payment terminal that combines an Android-based tablet with a hardware docking station, and includes support for all modern payment technologies, including …

Since joining Facebook, Instagram is getting more and more love from big brands

The number of big companies posting once a day on Instagram has doubled in the past two years, according to a new report out from social analytics …

Wal-Mart's Apple Pay Competitor Has a Secret Weapon

Wal-Mart is among the biggest retailers not accepting Apple Pay, Apple’s new mobile payment system that got underway last week to rousing early …

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