Dominic Saraum

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A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

Adapting To A Responsive Design (Case Study)

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13 Tenets Of User Experience

In my career as a user experience professional, part of my purpose has always been to help push our profession forward. And I’ve had the great …

Dekko Debuts An Augmented Reality Racing Game Playable From The iPad

Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup that just closed extra funding to build a platform for augmented reality apps, just brought its first title to market with a racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops.<p>OK, so augmented reality, which overlays virtual items or information …

Jack Dorsey's Five Startup Tips To A 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur

<b>Guest post written by current high school senior and author Jack Kaufman</b><p>Since I was a sophomore in high school, I have been extremely interested in business and entrepreneurship. I am undoubtedly sure that I want to start a successful business and have dabbled with a few ideas and software projects …

Twitter will reportedly launch new music app on Friday following We Are Hunted acquisition

Twitter has been expanding its reach over the last year, and it's now moving into music: the company has just confirmed that it's acquired the team behind music discovery site We Are Hunted. The move was rumored by <i>CNET</i> last month and bolstered after We Are Hunted was taken offline; now, the team …

SILICON VALLEY: Americans Aren't Skilled Enough To Do The Jobs We Need

"We have a strange immigration policy for a nation of immigrants," Zuckerberg wrote in a <i>Washington Post</i> op-ed announcing his new group, FWD.us. "And it's a policy unfit for today's world."<p>FWD.us has offices in Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., and is led by entrepreneurial and technology stars, …

Filipino Social Good Startups Win At IdeaSpace Competition

The results are in for Filipino accelerator IdeaSpace’s startup competition, and the top ten picks have a heavy focus on social projects.<p>A glance at the list reveals a strong emphasis on environmental and health-related projects, especially those that will likely benefit the developing nation’s …

Goodbye Ugly Forums! Moot Is A Flexible And Modern Platform For Online Discussion (And It’s Free)

Moot, a startup offering a new take on commenting and forums, is launching today after three and a half years of development with the goal of bringing these key pieces of Internet discussion into the modern era. Unlike many of the options for online discussion that exist today, Moot is designed to …

Ooomf Shutters Its App Discovery Platform, Relaunches As A Freelancer Marketplace For Web & Mobile App Projects

Ooomf, a startup which raised half a million in seed funding last fall for an app discovery platform, is already closing that service down and pivoting to become a marketplace to connect developers, designers and copywriters with web and mobile projects. The new service will operate under the same …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

The 25 Best-Paying Companies For Software Engineers

Engineering talent is scarce, so companies are willing to pay big bucks to keep them happy.<p>Which companies pays their engineers the most?<p>Jobs review site Glassdoor helped us pull the top 25 companies around the world that pay their US-based software engineers the most.<p>The highest paying company …

If Twitter Plays Its Cards Right, App Developers Could Pay It A Lot Of Money

The pitch isn't subtle, either: "More downloads for your apps," Twitter's developer site promises.<p>At an event for developers at its San Francisco headquarters Tuesday evening, Twitter unveiled an update to its Twitter Cards technology designed to push users to either download new apps or use the …

Twitter Cards for apps, products and photo galleries unveiled

Twitter just wrapped up a developer shindig at its San Francisco HQ and trotted out three new content preview cards. When a user links to a page with Twitter-specific markup, a tweet will feature an application's name, icon, description, rating and price within the freshly unveiled App Card and …

Google's Secrets Of Innovation: Empowering Its Employees

March was a good month for Google. Its market capitalization breached a record high $260 billion. Since its IPO in 2004, its shares have soared over 900%. The company’s success stems from its continuous innovation and it extraordinary management practices. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of …

Goodbye, Zen Coding. Hello, Emmet!

HTML Abbreviations<p>Initializers<p>Getting started with a new HTML document takes less than a second now. Just type ! or html:5, hit “Tab,” and you’ll see …

Mastering Real-World Constraints (A Case Study)

The Challenge<p>As a Web and mobile app UI design firm, we couldn’t very well ignore the problem for much longer and let prospective clients pinch, …

Everybody’s a Curator: Flipboard’s Mike McCue Talks About New Version of Social Magazine

There’s no doubt that the highly-valued Flipboard has been at the forefront of social publishing.<p>With its popular app for the Apple iPhone and iPads, …

Yahoo sale makes UK schoolboy millionaire

A British schoolboy's hobby has turned him into one of the youngest self-made multi-millionaires in the world.<p>Yahoo! announced on Monday that Nick D'Aloisio, 17, had sold his news-condensing mobile app Summly to the US tech giant for an undisclosed sum, reported to be £20m ($30m).<p><b>"It was</b> …