Matt Rider

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Creating an Action Grid Slider on your Website

There are times where you need to present your users with clear, quick actions. Although these links will vary depending on your specific content, …

Web Design

You can have your ad blockers, I’ll stick with RSS

RSS has never been fashionable — it’s always been a news gathering tool for nerds, not norms. But now, more than two years after the untimely demise of Google Reader, RSS almost feels cool — like listening to vinyl or hating things on Twitter. RSS is a stealthy way to obtain news that’s fast, …

The Windows logo according to Apple

If you've been scouring Apple's support pages lately, you might have come across this rather curious representation of Microsoft's Windows OS. Sitting alongside Apple's official logos for iOS 8, OS X Yosemite, and iCloud, we find a very literal and very square representation of a window, decorated …

Evernote's Plus tier gives you a bit more notetaking for $25 a year

Until now, Evernote's service options have been something of an all-or-nothing proposition: either you stick to the free, very limited tier for your notetaking or shell out $50 a year for the full Premium package. You won't have to pay quite so much after today, though. The company has introduced …

Note-Taking

Adobe Adds Aviary to App Development Toolbox

The company said the purchase will help as Adobe looks to integrate its creative tools into more apps.<p>Adobe said Monday that it is buying Aviary, a privately held maker of tools that help mobile developers build photography capabilities into their apps.<p>The company said the purchase will help as …

New reversible USB connectors will carry audio and video, too

We've told you all about the upcoming USB cable's high-powered abilities, but now audio and video have joined the mix. Working alongside the USB 3.0 Promoter Group, the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has leveraged a DisplayPort "Alt Mode" to sort full audio/video on monitors with …

The floodgates open: Tool lets Android apps run on computers with Chrome

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Sometimes being open is a blessing and a curse.<p>Take the new App Runtime for Chrome (ARC): It’s a software beta …

The International Space Station is about to get its first 3D printer

On-demand manufacturing could revolutionize space exploration<p>Tomorrow, weather permitting, NASA will launch a 3D printer into space for the first time. Carried aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule, the printer will be installed in the International Space Station, where astronauts will test the technology …

Vimeo snags 'MST3K' catalog and exclusive access to future releases

If Vimeo's determined to develop a pay-per-view streaming service, then the outfit is going about it in a rather strange way. The website has signed a deal with <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i>'s distributors to bring 80 "cleared" episodes to the site's on-demand platform. Because of the myriad rights …