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Quick Tip: Use any remote with your Apple TV

The Apple Remote is a prime example of taking simplicity too far — it’s just so small. I know of many Apple TV users who have had to buy replacements …

Smart TV

Every Ab-Ripping Exercise from The 21-Day Shred

It’s always best knowing what you’re walking into, good or bad. The good thing about <i>The 21-Day Shred</i> is that you’re actually going to see some …

How To Lose Belly Fat Fast

Belly fat is a stubborn, unsightly beast. It’s also dangerous. This year’s Men’s Health Week focused on the risks of carrying fat around your …

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on helping small businesses

Chief operating officer of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg has been speaking at the company's first European "SME client council" in Dublin.<p>The initiative was set up to help Facebook executives and small businesses cooperate in improving links with social media and advertising.<p>Speaking to business …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

UI Design

The 5-Move Kettlebell Workout for Muscle-Building and Fat-Loss

Take your conditioning to the next level with the single workout that does double duty. This five-move routine will build muscle in both the upper …

The best barbells

Bodymax 30kg vinyl barbell kit<br>£39.99<br>This adjustable kit is vinyl-coated for durability and to minimise damage to the floor, although the textured …

Wayra U.K. Adds Six More Startups To Its 2014 Mentoring Program

Back in January the Telefonica-backed accelerator Academy, Wayra U.K., announced the intake for its 2014 accelerator program — naming 13 startups that would be put through their paces during the nine-month mentoring program. Today it’s topped up that number with six more startups which will be …

Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In a previous post, I shared questions that can help in overcoming fear of failure. But sometimes, there’s an even more basic …

Creativity

Responsive Web Design & APEX Theme 25 (OGh APEX World 2014)

Responsive Web design is the approach that suggests that design and development should respond to the user’s behavior and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation. The practice consists of a mix of flexible grids and layouts, images and an intelligent use of CSS media queries.<p>What …

The 8-round fat-loss circuit to burn serious calories

Metabolic workouts are so effective for weight loss because they put your body through the ringer, taxing certain energy systems to maximize …

A Closer Look: 5 Crucial Phases of Startup Growth

Mohan Sawhney, professor at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, recently published a research-based list of five transitions companies need to make in order to scale.<p>As difficult as it can be to go from startup to viable company, the next transitions in business growth--from small business …

Kellogg School

25 Web Design Tips To Honor 25 Years Of The Web

When the internet emerged more than 25 years ago, the first websites were akin to a magical land of unicorns and casinos, resplendent with scrolling marquee text, flashing lights and bright sparkles. It felt like a visit to the Red Light district every time a user connected to the brave new …

Review: $90 Kanex SimpleDock is a beautiful USB 3/Gigabit Ethernet Mac dock, without expensive Thunderbolt

We’ve reviewed a fair bit of Thunderbolt docks for Mac here and one thing remains constant: The starting prices range well over $200 (Belkin’s a deal at $150) and that’s before you buy an expensive $30 Thunderbolt cable. The question is: Do you really <i>need</i> Thunderbolt to have a quality/usable dock …

5 Steps to a Successful Business Blog | Inc.com

It has become rare to find a business owner or executive who doesn’t blog. Unfortunately, most of their efforts continue to fall short. It takes a lot more than writing what’s on your mind a few times a week to drive real financial improvement through this now-common marketing method. The good …

LinkedIn Finally Lets You Block Other Members

LinkedIn has at last added a long-requested feature with the introduction of member blocking. This adds a new privacy control to the service, which lets you restrict access to your profile, direct interactions, and network activity from any other logged-in member who you don’t want to interact with …

The 2013 Design Manager - From HTML to SharePoint

The biggest change to Branding SharePoint with SharePoint 2013 is undoubtedly the Design Manager but how do you use it and how will it help? In this session we will open up Design Manager and see how it works. We will look at how we can build prototypes in any web design tool, even Notepad, and …

How Can I Make Sure My Laptop Is Secure While I Travel with It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm going to be traveling soon and I need to take my laptop with me. How can I make sure it's as safe as possible? I won't always …

Information Systems

3 Web Design Building Blocks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're a small-business owner and you probably need a digital presence. Typically that means you need a website, though increasingly, some businesses can function digitally with just a Facebook page.<p>The biggest problem you're …

Web Design

Web Design Industry Analysis - Professionals vs. Amateurs

The web design industry is rapidly changing, and the evolution of website builders and how web designers are managing their projects from start to finish. This new era of the DIY website builders has opened the door for amateurs or non-professionals to attempt their hand at creating and publishing …

Responsive Web Design: beyond flexible grids and fluid images

For most people, the term “Responsive Web Design” refers to fluid grids, flexible images and media-queries. This is actually just the tip of the iceberg and there is a whole more to do if we want to provide users the best experience possible regardless to the device they are using. Based on what …

Keep an Eye on These Web Design Trends in 2013

<i>Brian Casel is a Web designer and the founder of Restaurant Engine, a web design service made for restaurants. Connect with Brian on Twitter …

5 Design Tips to Boost Blog Conversions

Educational and inspirational content has a powerful impact on your audience, but design plays a huge role in your blog's performance. How your …

How I Made Web Design Profitable by Not Doing Web Design

The graphic is somewhat self-explanatory, but the key area that Accelerator taught me to carve out time for is Quadrant 2. This is the space that I …

Top 5 Web Design Tips That Optimize your Site’s Conversion Funnel

Owning a blog and having a successful one are two completely different things. Same thing goes for an ecommerce site.<p>There as many ecommerce websites …

85 Top Responsive Web Design Tools

As the mobile market continues to grow, demand for responsive website design intensifies. This has introduced a new set of tools, 10 of which we've …

Losing precious hard drive space on your Mac? Here’s how to fix that.

As Apple(s AAPL) starts to make more and more Macs with solid state drives by default, like the new MacBook Airs, and not yet available Mac Pro, …

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, June 2013) review: A familiar MacBook Air, with an all-day battery - CNET

<b>The Good</b> New Intel fourth-gen CPUs help the updated <b>MacBook Air</b> achieve amazing battery life. The multitouch trackpad is still the industry's best, and even better, the 13-inch MacBook Air now starts at $100 less than the previous model.<p><b>The Bad</b> Newer features such as touch screens and …

MacBook Air

4 Things You’ll Feel Right Before a Heart Attack

When your body tries to tell you something, how well do you listen?<p>With many health issues, your body sends out signals that something has gone awry. …

Can a Windows 8 hybrid PC replace a desktop, a laptop and a tablet?

<i>I work from home and also travel frequently on business. I have been imagining my ideal setup computer-wise, and think it would be just a tablet (one</i> …