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Replaced dead iPod Classic SSHD with SD Card Reader

My iPod Classic got dropped at work and the hard drive finally bit the dust. After investigating and finding new and used ones selling for upwards of …

Understanding Website Scaling, Part II

<i>Editor’s Note: This week, we continue our guest series with Larry Ullman’s second installment in his discussion about scaling a website. If you’re</i> …

File Uploading Without a Server

<i>This article was featured on Hacker News. More comments there.</i>

APIs for Print, Mail, Postcards, Letters, & Checks

We gave mail an upgrade.<p>Now you can program and control physical mail just like e-mail, from automatic triggers to lightning-fast delivery and …

Open Source Mapping with PHP and MongoDB

In response to Steve’s call for a shift toward civic-focused applications that are a better suited for adoption and maintenance by PHP-friendly IT …

Programming Interview Questions + Help Getting Job Offers

To start, try writing an example value for stock_prices_yesterday and finding the maximum profit "by hand." What's your process for figuring out the …

Trading

Testing Responsive Images

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>At long last, the native picture element isn’t just coming: it’s here. The picture element has landed in Canary—Google’s …

Web Development

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.

Thought Catalog

Fancal Is A Calendar App That Showcases Your Photos

Fancal has such a simple but appealing concept that it’s surprising there aren’t more smartphone calendars like it. The iOS app showcases photos from your library, with dates laid out in an unobtrusive sidebar. Created by Dutch startup We Are Wow, Fancal is made for people who usually shy away from …

Fitness Friday: A fix for those fat and thin shots

<i>Note how Gary Woodland's right shoulder moves down toward the ball.</i><p>By Ron Kaspriske<p>A simple way to explain how the upper body should rotate during the swing is to imagine you've got your head inside a life-preserver ring that is resting on your shoulders as you set up to the golf ball. When you …

Developers - MailTracker - mobile email tracking

Simple API. Deeper Analytics.<p><b>Currently in Private Beta. Sign up below for early access!</b><p>Email engagement analytics made easy.<p>Our easy to use API …

How Aaron Levie and his childhood friends built Box into a $2 billion business, without stabbing each other in the back

One of the most hotly-anticipated tech IPOs of 2014 is run by four childhood classmates who grew up and built a cloud computing juggernaut during …

Amazon Web Services

Grailed Is An Online Market For Menswear

Grailed.com is a new marketplace for guys looking to sell or buy new or gently used designer goods. The brand list reads like a who’s who of cool, …

33 Perfect Places For A Tattoo

Your body is a wonderland...for tattoos.

How to Value Your Startup Before Presenting to Investors

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago. You can follow George on Twitter at @georgedeeb and @RedRocketVC.</i><p>How to value a startup<p>One of the questions I get, more often than not, is what is the …

Mobile Technology

19 Profound John Green Quotes That Will Inspire You

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10 Signs You're A Total Pisces

1. You were born between February 19 and March 20.<p><i>Pisces personality traits compiled from here, here, and here.</i>

The 100 Most Beautifully Unusual First Names

If you're hoping you son or daughter's name will be one in a million instead of one of a milion, be inspired...<p>When a community member made this post on having an unusual name, hundreds of similarly-afflicted oddly named folks chimed in with comments. We read them all and here are our 100 favorite, …

Tidy Organizes Your Smartphone Photos Into Albums With Just A Swipe

A new application called Tidy wants to help you better organize the photos you have stored on your smartphone, by grouping them into albums by time, distance, or even by “shapes,” meaning type of photo – panoramas, squares, screenshots, portrait or landscape, for example.<p>The app doesn’t do the …

14 Mac Hacks That Will Change The Way You Use Your Computer

These life-changing shortcuts are RIGHT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS.

Operating Systems

GoDaddy modifies account policies in response to '$50,000 Twitter username' hack

Naoki Hiroshima's recent loss of his single-letter Twitter handle @N to hijackers who socially engineered their way across multiple services was a stark reminder that there's a human element to security on the internet: without touching a line of code, the perpetrators allegedly took four digits of …

iCPooch Is A Remote Treat Dispenser & Pet Facetime Terminal For Absent Dog Owners

Last summer we covered Petzila’s answer to keeping a pet pooch happy when you’re not at home: a remote treat dispenser called PetziConnect which also let absent dog owners view and talk to their pooch while delivering treats from afar. Fast forward a few months and prepare to greet iCPooch: another …

Esurance Twitter contest goes viral but ties company to offensive tweets

In a post-Super Bowl campaign, the insurance company said it would give $1.5 million to someone who used its hashtag. Any tweet could be eligible. And then came the garbage.<p>There are a million stories in the naked city, and all of them are using the hashtag #EsuranceSave30. And boy, are some of …

Social Media

BrightFunnel Raises Funding To Build Smarter Marketing Predictions

Marketing startup BrightFunnel is announcing that it has raised a small “advisory round” of slightly less than $1 million from some big-name investors.<p>Co-founder and CEO Nadim Hossain served most recently as the vice president of marketing at PowerReviews (which was acquired by Bazaarvoice). In …

How to win followers and thinkfluence people

For many, Twitter has become a useful tool for increasing the scope and impact of their work. For others, it can be something of a mystery, with users feeling clueless as to how they might transition from one of the followers to one of the followed. Here are tips on how to maximize your Twitter …

Bill Gates

Bitcoin's Legality Around The World

Last November, the U.S. Senate dove head-first into the world of Bitcoin, prompted by Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Carper, a Democratic senator from Delaware who has become very interested in the digital coin. Representatives from law enforcement and financial agencies …