Daniel Arzabe

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Why some Windows Phone apps still waste time refreshing when switching between them

Have you used a Windows Phone lately? I have, and the Windows Phone 8.1 software update has made the experience so much better.<p>Between Cortana, new …

Bok Choy Rice - Easy Bok Choy Steamed Rice Recipe

Hayley Williams on Paramore Reboot: ‘I Absolutely Feel Vindicated’

Four years ago, when Paramore lost founding members Zac and Josh Farro in a bitter public split, singer Hayley Williams was sure the band was over. …

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Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.<p>It’s 10:44 am on a Tuesday, and I’m lounging at home in my pajamas, sipping chamomile tea. I am, at the same time, taking a class at Harvard. Professor …

40 best iPhone and iPad games of 2014 (so far)

If you're an iPhone and/or iPad-owning gamer in 2014, you truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to new titles.<p>This year has seen a steady flow of innovative, creative and above all super-playable games for Apple devices in pretty much every genre, from hardcore RPGs and twitch-action games to …

Big data is making small biz smarter via ThriveHive’s marketing-in-a-box solution

Big data meets small business?<p>Two years ago almost to the day, ThriveHive closed a $1.5 million seed round. Now the company’s everything-in-a-box small business marketing solution is ready to go. Briefly, the company claims it’s everything you need to market your small business, connected, …

How Google Map Hackers Can Destroy a Business at Will | Business

Washington DC-area residents with a hankering for lion meat lost a valuable source of the (yes, legal) delicacy last year when a restaurant called …

The 10 best films of 2014 (so far)

Film,Culture,The Lego Movie,The Grand Budapest Hotel,Under The Skin,Calvary,X-Men: Days of Future Past,Blue Ruin,Edge of Tomorrow,The Double,The Fault in Our Stars,Starred Up<p>Here are the films that have most impressed readers over the last few months. What would be top of your list?

Sorry, Folks, Rich People Don't Create The Jobs

Hecto-millionaire Nick Hanauer is at it again.<p>One of the country's most successful entrepreneurs and investors, Hanauer is on a mission to teach his fellow 1%-ers how the economy actually works — how jobs are actually created, how a higher minimum wage would actually help, and how the crazy …

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Google’s head of performance media explores what’s really driving growth on mobile

Businesspeople are talking about the important role mobile is playing in driving growth across sectors—such as retail, services, and entertainment. But with so many disparate data sources, it’s hard to know exactly what is going on with regard to consumer growth on mobile.<p>Where are the biggest …

Line Creators Market Generates $1.5M Sales in One Month

Messaging app Line opened a marketplace in April that lets anyone create and sell their own stickers, with sales starting on May 8. Today it announced that the Line Creators Market has drawn over 80,000 creators and 12,000 sticker sets since it opened up to users, of which a total of 1,200 sticker …

An Introvert's Guide to Networking

<i>Andrea Deets is the Lead Writer at Crew, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Once I was making oatmeal in the microwave in my dorm and two of my other flatmates came in…<p>I never cooked …

Apple Begins Rejecting Apps That Offer Rewards For Video Views, Social Sharing

Apple has begun to crack down on tools that app developers use to monetize and grow their applications, including incentivized video viewing and rewarded social sharing, as well as discovery tools that allow users to find apps inside the games they’re already playing. The move will have a …

The U.N.’s Next President Is a Gay-Hating Friend of Uganda’s Corrupt Dictator

Uganda’s foreign minister says homosexuality is a Western plot, and he’s been accused of stealing from his own country.<p>Leave it to the United Nations …

Get those software patents fast: take advantage of special U.S. patent programs

Obtaining a patent has traditionally been a long process, which is particularly burdensome for software patents. But it doesn’t have to be that way.<p>As of March 2014, the average time between filing of a patent application and having that application examined by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office …

How GoPro and Tesla Hacked Digital Marketing

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Digital marketing, like the “analog” marketing that came before it, relies on word of mouth. Clicks, shares, pins and retweets are all part of the conversation.<p>Even in the …

Panasonic GH4 vs 5D Mk III vs Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera « NEW CAMERA

Camera Zone compared all three – Panasonic GH4 vs 5D Mk III vs Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera video quality side by side, the Panasonic GH4 showing …

Best mobile games of March 2014

<b>Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in March 2014.</b><p>Shattered Planet<p>Montreal-based studio Kitfox …

Microsoft's Project Spark beta now open to all wannabe game makers (video)

If you haven't had the chance to make the <i>Flappy Bird</i> or <i>Minecraft</i> clone of your dreams just yet, Microsoft is removing the final barrier to <i>Project Spark's</i> entry. The game-creation title's been in open beta for a bit, but now you can download it directly from the Xbox One dashboard -- no waiting …

Myspace co-founder Chris DeWolfe on Social Gaming Success

The social gaming battlefield is littered with the corpses of former success stories that suddenly died when the public got bored or when their developers failed to spot a threat on the horizon.<p>Chris DeWolfe, best known as the co-founder and first CEO of Myspace, now spends his time at the …

Flazio, An Italian Web-Design Engine, Lets You Build A Site Through Your Facebook Page

Website creation software is a dime-a-dozen. You press a button, type in some jazz, and come up with a one page website for you and yours. But what if I said there was something that could make it even easier? Flazio, a service made by Sicilian brother and sister team Elisa and Flavio Fazio, can …

Zacatecas-Style Green Mole With Chicken (Pollo en Mole Verde Zacatecano)

Cook the chicken: Place chicken, cilantro, salt, peppercorns, garlic, onion, bay leaf, and 12 cups water in a 6-qt. saucepan and bring to a boil; …

Ginger-Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli

4 Servings<p>For this meatball recipe, ground chicken is leaner than other meats, but less fat doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor—these meatballs are loaded with aromatics like scallions, ginger and garlic, and served alongside delicious Chinese broccoli.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic …

How to Make Street-Style Chinese Tea Eggs at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p>I went through a phase in school when I was obsessed with making tea eggs. The pungent aroma must have made me really popular with my roommates. You …

Chartboost launches video and in-game ads to boost mobile game monetization

Chartboost wants to be the mobile game developer’s best friend, and it’s doing that this week by launching two new ways to advertise games. The company enables developers get free game installations by permitting them to swap traffic with each other. And now it can do so via video ads and in-game …

50 Free eBooks for Web Designers & Developers

There are thousands of books available for web designers and developers online. There has been no language, no point of discussion, or no trend that …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally different experiences and yet the science of them is very much the same." --Curtiss Murphy, founder of GiGi Games<p>If you can distract that chatterbox of this nosy bossy, the …

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SOLID: Part 4 - The Dependency Inversion Principle

The Single Responsibility (SRP), Open/Closed (OCP), Liskov Substitution, Interface Segregation, and <i>Dependency Inversion</i>. Five agile principles that …

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