Alex Yakir

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Easy iOS 8 hack lets you stream almost any torrent to your iPhone

Popcorn Time makes it ridiculously easy to “freely” stream almost any movie you want to your iOS device, but unless you have a jailbroken iOS device, actually getting it on the iPhone 6 is impossible, unless you know of a little loophole that allows you to install the banned app.<p>Adventurous iPhone …

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One Solution To Responsive Images

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iOS 7 Blur Effects with GPUImage

iOS Blurs using GPUImage<p>Among the many visual changes of iOS 7, one of the more appealing is the subtle use of blurs throughout the OS. Many …

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Valve introduces Pipeline, teaches high school students how to get a job in gaming

Valve sounds like an incredible place to work, if its "Handbook for New Employees" is any indication, but the game developer responsible for <i>Half-Life</i>, <i>Team Fortress</i>, and <i>Portal</i> typically hires extremely experienced, talented individuals. Where does that leave you if you're a student who dreams of …

Vintage Camera Lens Bracelets by SDPNT | Colossal

<p>Stefaan duPont over at SDPNT is making some wonderful one-of-a-kind cuffs from old camera lenses. Every bracelet is completely unique and can’t be …

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Retinize It: Free Photoshop Action For Slicing Graphics For HD Screens

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Choosing A Responsive Image Solution

18 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Sky Deutschland campaign will pipe ads straight into train passengers' skulls

Sky Deutschland, the German wing of TV provider Sky, is testing a marketing concept that may be pure evil genius, or possibly just pure evil. The BBC and others report that Sky Deutschland and advertising company BBDO have tested a concept that would pipe messages directly into the heads of people …

The Seafood You Should and Shouldn't Eat

To save the oceans—and our health—we need to eat more fish. The right fish. That's the mantra behind the new book The Perfect Protein, written by …

The laptop backpack to rule them all: ‘Hercules’ from ECBC [Review]

It feels like I’ve gone through dozens of laptop backpacks over the years. Either the zipper breaks in a disastrous way, the bottom tears, or the weight becomes hard to bear. But that may be about to change with the new Hercules Laptop Backpack from ECBC.<p>Right off the bat, I’m going to mention the …

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Loader Gif - Free Download<p>by in Free Downloads<p>1 Attachment<p>loading_gif_src.psd <i>2 MB</i><p>keyboard shortcuts: <b>L</b> or <b>F</b> like <b>Z</b> toggle zoom<p>A for fun free download. …

Useful Design Mockups for your Portfolio

With summer here it's the perfect time to take a moment in the sun to update your portfolio. With that in mind, we've selected a few useful design …

Sync two iPhones on one computer

I've actually lost track of all the iOS devices I have. From iPhones to iPads and iPods, there are a few generations of mobile Apple gadgets populating my home that are occasionally adopted or abandoned by my wife and kid.<p>For the most part, today's iOS devices are self-supporting. They get their …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Hell in a Handbasket: We Will Use Your Phone as a Coaster Since You Don't Have Any Manners

It is items like MisoSoupDesign's Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl (below), from earlier this year, that fuel my "Hell in a Handbasket" posts and …

iOS 7 Icon Kit V2

Updated, now perfectly accurate! Also now includes square icons as well as the rounded ones and grid lines to help you design your app's icon! Get it …

Template for iOS 7 App Icons

New application icons have a lot of changes: essentially different way to round the corners, increased size for the iPhone, a specific grid …

Migrating A Website To WordPress Is Easier Than You Think

21 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …