Jeremy E Dorrough

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10 Surprising New Twitter Stats To Help You Reach More Followers

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I use Twitter based on stats that are outdated now.<p>In fact, when I recently …

Some Nexus 4 users running into issues after installing KitKat

Last week the Android 4.4 KitKat OTA update finally started rolling out to Nexus 4 users, after a fairly long wait. Now that the update has arrived, it seems that some unfortunate Nexus 4 owners are reportedly experiencing issues including problems with the lockscreen, a broken dialer, a …

Android News

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Want to Save Lives? You Need a Map of What’s Doing Us In | WIRED

Author: Lee Simmons. Lee Simmons Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Want to Save Lives?<br>You Need a Map of …

IBM Ad Illustrations by Jing Zhang

Illustrations for IBM Ads.<p>London-based illustrator Jing Zhang created some illustrations for various IBM ads with Ogilvy Japan and Ogilvy NYC. During …

China

Seiki's 4K Ultra HDTV Drops Under $500

So 4K display technology and media aren’t exactly at parity yet. You don’t have much to watch at the native resolution, and without a newer HDMI …

Viewsonic VX2252mh 22" Full HD LED Display Review

Viewsonic hasn’t been sitting on their hands by just turning out quality monitors: they’ve realized that there’s more gamers playing on computers …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Dramatically Increase Pageviews on Your Website

Check out five low-cost ways to boost your traffic and visibility on the Web.<p>One of the most perplexing problems when it comes to starting an e-commerce company is: how do you get people to visit your new site? Even when you have trendy graphics and great content, you suddenly enter a vast …

Marketing

How skydiving, surfing, and kittens have made GoPro the best-selling camera on the planet

The GoPro is now the world's best-selling camera according to the NPD Group and GoPro's internal sales data. The waterproof, mountable device can shoot video and stills, and has rapidly become the go-to tool for adrenaline sports fans, allowing point-of-view footage by affixing a GoPro to an …

Google: self-driving cars safer than professional drivers

Google has said that its data reveals self-driving cars are safer than any human driver on the road.<p><b>Google has said that its data reveals</b> …

Self-Driving Cars

Virgin's Richard Branson Addresses Tax Tourism, Government Warnings, More

Sir Richard Branson has his legs slung across the table between us. He did take the precaution of asking whether I minded him resting them there. He …

Free Flat UI Kit by Enes Danış

Free Flat PSD UI Kit.<p>The Turkish interactive art director and web designer Enes Danış created lots of flat user interface graphics and icons, which …

Keeping your laptop plugged in all the time will kill its battery faster

Laptops are our indispensable lifeline to the majesty that is the internet. We use them to work and play from anywhere in the world. But if you're …

Software turns 2D objects 3D; lets you 'reach into' photos; bends your mind

With 3-Sweep, you can "grab" an object in a photo and turn it around to see what it looks like from different angles. Check out the demo video.<p>Modeling products in three dimensions can be a time-consuming process. It's easy enough for humans to identify the presence of 3D objects in 2D scenes, but …

AOC Q2963PM 29” 21:9 UltraWide Monitor Review

Rate this post<p>I’ve gotten so used to having two monitors with my computer that it’s hard to remember what it was like to only have one: doesn’t …

Gear & Gadgets

Top 5 Tools for Travel Writers

I can be convinced to part with my hair dryer, but there are a few things I won't leave home without.<p><b>Olloclip:</b> I'm horribly lazy when it comes to toting around my camera, but I'm as attached to my iPhone as anyone. It'll shoot a decent picture in a pinch, but 8 megapixels or not, naturally, it has …

New form of carbon said to be strongest material ever found

The strongest known material in the world may have just been dethroned. Researchers from Rice University have calculated the properties of a little-studied form of carbon known as carbyne, and they've determined that it should have a "specific strength surpassing that of any other known material." …

Engineering

Logo Design Guidelines

Design a logo and a visual identity goes way beyond the free form and artistic side of what most people think. There is all the rational part …

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

Mobile phone unlocking has jumped 71 percent since it became illegal

Five months ago, the United States’ head librarian decided that Americans no longer needed the right to unlock their cell phones, and the land of the free and the home of the brave saw carrier freedom recede unhappily over the horizon.<p>Which should teach us all a thing or two about poking fun at …

Why JavaScript Will Become The Dominant Programming Language Of The Enterprise

<i>Guest author Nolan Wright is the CTO of Appcelerator.</i><p>There is no denying that since its inception in the mid 90’s, JavaScript has become one of the most popular Web development languages. In September 2012, industry analyst firm, RedMonk, showed it as the top language. Much of this is due to its …

This Samurai Kitchen Knife Set Can Help You Slay Your Next Sushi Party

The study of the Samurai way is a life long devotion. And some say that learning to master the way of the culinary arts takes a similar level of …

Drinking Coffee Linked To 50 Percent Lower Risk Of Suicide

The newest excuse to defend your caffeine addiction.<p>Good news for those of you already reaching for your umpteenth cup of coffee of the day.<p>According to a new study by the Harvard School of Public Health, subjects who drank two to four cups of coffee daily were 50 percent less likely to commit …

You're More Likely to Die a Violent Death in Rural America Than in a City

An ancient underwater forest in the Gulf of Mexico

“You feel like you are in some sort of fairy world, with these huge stumps covered in anemones and crabs, and swarms of fish swimming all around …

Earth Science

Cameron cracks down on 'corroding influence' of online pornography

Every household in Britain connected to the internet will be obliged to declare whether they want to maintain access to online pornography, David …

Breaking Down The Inertia Around Android And iOS Innovation

As Android closes in on 1 billion activations, the companies grouped around Mozilla’s Firefox OS are asking how, and over what period of time, can we break down the Google/Apple OS duopoly?<p>I got talking earlier this week to Dan Appelquist, of Spanish carrier Telefonica, a keen supporter of Firefox …

College Kids Are Having Sex and Not Majoring in English

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, American colleges are in crisis. This …

Newsweek 2.0: A New Model For Online Magazines

Designed by Huge, the revamped, digital-only Newsweek aims to bring print mag qualities like cohesion and curation to the web.<p>When it was announced last fall that <i>Newsweek</i>, after nearly 80 years as a weekly news magazine, would ditch print and go all digital, it seemed to many like an ill omen–the …