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How to Customize Waze, Record Your Own Voice for Navigation

Here's how to banish Google Maps and Apple Maps in favor of Waze, and use the built-in Waze voice recorder to get driving directions from your own …

Maps

Adjust Your Backswing To Raise Your Trajectory

“Wider swings produce higher shots.”<p>Although they might serve you well on a golf trip to Ireland or Scotland, where a lot of times you can chase the ball onto the green, those low, and often thin, iron shots are probably costing you strokes in the United States. There are just too many holes on …

Golf

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

How to Create Browser Mockup for Websites in a Single Click

When you want to present screenshot of a website, it is a good idea to wrap it up inside a browser mock-up to make it look more realistic and …

Now that you have your shiny new iPhone X, here are the accessories you need

The iPhone X is finally here and we're all very excited. If you stood in line for the chance to shell out a cool grand for the newest Apple offering, …

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

Test Developers for Your Startup with HTML/CSS and JavaScript Knowledge Test

Advertise here via BSAIn today’s world, startups have become global which means a potential employee’s location no longer means not being able to …

JavaScript

CSS tools I use

CSS tools are important for front-end developers because they help them by simplifying the jobs they have to do, simplify development related tasks …

How to design effective UX mockups in a hurry

You're on deadline. We hear you. But saving time now might cost you later if your work includes workflow gotchas or assumptions on the …

Mockups

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

How to convert PSD files to WordPress

<i>This article has been contributed by PSDtoWP.net</i>Perhaps it would be best to start here with the why. About a quarter of all websites run on …

Web Design

How-To: Go beyond OS X Photos + make amazing wall art from your Mac’s pictures (Part 1)

Apple knew it had something special to share with the world when it released iPhoto in 2002: in addition to printing 20″ by 30″ poster-sized photos, the original iPhoto’s “most stunning feature” (according to Apple) was a page layout tool that quickly turned digital photo collections into printed …

Wall Art

Spring-cleaning Unused CSS With Grunt, Gulp, Broccoli or Brunch

A Grunt task I wrote called grunt-uncss, builds on top of UnCSS and can be dropped into your build process in just a few minutes.<p>If you haven't used …

Rapid Front-End Prototyping With WordPress

34 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. …

Web Design

7 personality traits of great designers

Like we mentioned above, usability testing reveals smarter paths to satisfying user and business goals. The more you understand your users and their behavior (Empathy), the more-informed your business decisions.<p>Beyond studying users, designers need to also grasp why projects were initiated in the …

26 New Photoshop Free PSD Files for UI Design

Highest quality UI design Free PSD Files download for commercial graphic design projects. GDJ is a best place to download freebies like vector …

Graphic Design

Adobe Photoshop Infographic - Adjustment Layers

In this Photoshop infographic we will show you what all the adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop actually do!

Photoshop

5 lessons we learned from YouTube

As such, there are many cases where some really fantastic new marketing approaches are pioneered by those well outside the profession.<p>This article will take a look at five non-marketers who are using some pretty remarkable approaches to market themselves and their brands on YouTube.<p>Michelle Phan …

Marketing

Twitter is adding autoplay to GIFs, Vines, and native videos on iOS

Twitter is turning on automatic playback for certain types of media in your timeline through an update to its iOS app and its website, the social network announced.<p>Starting today, users will notice that native videos, GIFs, and Vines all autoplay directly in the timeline when browsing Twitter …

What's new for designers, June 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of podcasts, design resource directories, lots of web apps, …

5 dangerous UX myths debunked

However, it’s still important to craft content above the fold so that it tells the user that there’s more to be found below. This is obvious due to the presence of the scroll bar, but you can leave further clues and it’s always better not to assume anything about your users.<p>With this in mind, you …

Design You Trust

Photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who was born in Normal, Illinois, in 1925 and died of cancer in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1972, worked his entire …

Personalization

Does Responsive Web Design Help SEO?

If you are in a highly competitive metropolitan area such as Tampa, FL. <i>SEO friendly web design</i> must be one of the most important aspects of your …

Tips for Structuring an Organized CSS Stylesheet

Web development is certainly a growing field with more and more people getting interested in the topic every year. Frontend development is …

How to Create Visual Relationships With Contrast & Similarity

There are lots of different types of links here: articles, authors, comments, site sections, etc. Each type of link has a different distinction, whether it’s the color, underline, or italics. It’s a much more complex link hierarchy than Reddit, but the same principles of similarity apply.<p>Sidebar …

UI Design

10 Useful & Free Font Icons You Should Bookmark

As more and more devices adopt high-definition screens, font icons are becoming the popular choice to adopt. It is resizeable without compromizing …