Samrudhii Palshetkar

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Your 13-inch MacBook Pro might need its battery replaced

Apple admits that some MacBook Pro laptops have a problem that causes their batteries to swell up. The company is replacing these free of charge.<p>This affects only the non-touchbar version of the macOS laptop, and only models with a 13-inch screen. In addition, the device needs to have been produced …

10 YouTube Channels For UX Design Tips & Tutorials

The world of interface design has gradually shifted from a design focus to a user focus. This means designers now care more about <b>the experience</b> …

15 Latest and Best Loading Animations to Make User Enjoy Waiting

Nowadays, since internet speed has been highly improved, people can smoothly open a website/app within seconds and get their desired information …

7 indispensable soft skills to develop for 2018

Oftentimes when you’re eying job descriptions, you’re haphazardly and unintentionally checking off what requirements you match. Being fluent in …

Public Speaking

What Can I Start Today That Will Benefit Me for a Lifetime?

ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE SKILLS IN OUR ECONOMY IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY RARE. IF YOU MASTER THIS SKILL, YOU’LL ACHIEVE EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS. — Cal …

Time Management

Wikipedia Is A Giant Unfathomable Universe–Now You Can Explore It Like One

If Wikipedia’s mission is to embody the universe of human knowledge in one freely accessible, crowdsourced encyclopedia, Wikiverse <i>is</i> that universe. This newly launched interactive data visualization–the latest and largest version of an ongoing Wikipedia mapping project by data designer Owen …

Best Interaction Design Tools

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Interaction design is a process in which designers focus on creating …

Prototypes

More Startups Would Be Successful if They Learned How to Do This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Ideo, Astro, And Whipsaw: What Every Startup Should Know About Design

For Highway1, a Silicon Valley design accelerator, pros at top consultancies mentored young entrepreneurs. Here’s their best advice.<p>At Highway1, a design accelerator based in San Francisco, startups have four months to transform a prototype into a market-ready product, develop a business plan, …

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

Email List-Building Strategies One Tech Founder Used to Earn 75K+ Subscribers

Edgar's Founder Laura Roeder has put the company's focus on growing its email list. Discover her process and tactics that produced successful results.<p>Edgar, a software tool for social media, has an email list with more than 75,000 subscribers. That's thanks, in part, to Founder Laura Roeder's …

The different phases in an entrepreneur’s life

Have you ever had this undeniable urge to quit your job and start something on your own? I have, and I went through the following phases in an …

8 Facebook Advertising Terms You Need To Know

For those of you who haven’t entered the world of Facebook advertising, there’s a lot of daunting vocabulary. Understanding what all these terms mean …

7 effective event marketing tactics for startups

Events are undoubtedly an extremely viable marketing tactic, but you don’t need to go to the cost of presenting to make the most of them. Here are my key marketing tactics when it comes to events:<p><b>Segment and prioritize:</b> Many events are so big these days, spread across many arenas with parallel …

How to Fix Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>This is a Convince & Convert Greatest Hits post, which originally ran on the Convince & Convert blog in 2013.</i><p>Over the years, Convince & …

Marketing Communications Strategy

Connecting with a specific market through media and targeted messages is what marketing communications is all about. Marketing communications is …

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Learn it Faster: The Entire JavaScript Language in a Single Image

<i>Short Bytes: A developer named Yusheng has created an amazing infographic that shows the entire JavaScript language syntax into one single image.</i> …

5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't.<p>But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets. If the apps below are any indication, this geekery can help us get in the best shape …

Things That Need Better Design: Tools Carried by Firefighters

If you're an entrepreneurial designer looking for a market with a lot of gaps, this is it<p>The Natick Soldier Systems Center is the U.S. Army's R&D …

Top Music & Video Download Website

NaijaExclusive is Nigeria’s Top Online music & video download website. Download mp3 , Videos , South African Songs , Foreign Songs , Hip-Hop.

How One Designer Took His First Product All The Way To Bed, Bath, & Beyond

Apparently, the hours between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. can be extremely productive.<p>As the former Executive Creative Director of CNN, Andy Bergmann has designed websites, data visualizations, and even one cult hit iPhone game. But he’d never created a physical product before the SpoonStar. It’s a …

The Colors Of An App Icon

I wrote an eBook called “Secrets of the App Store”, get it free!<p>At Appbot we get to see a lot of app icons while providing insights into app …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

15 Simple but Powerful Back Exercises to Ease Stiffness and Lower Back Pain

Almost every single person on this planet has experienced some sort of back pain, whether it be in their lower, middle, or upper back. I can tell you …

Site Flows vs. User Flows: When to Use Which

Designing the user experience of a website involves more than figuring out what goes on each page. It’s also about figuring out how those pages flow …

Wireframing

If You Sit All Day, Try This Yoga Pose To Get Out All Those Kinks

This is how to undo the aches and pains of a stressful day.<p>As yoga instructor Jules Mitchell explains in the video above, restorative fish pose is basically the opposite position of the one your body's stuck in all day. Between sitting at your desk and flopping upright on your couch to watch TV, …

A comprehensive reading list for and by designers

<b>It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be by Paul Arden</b>Arden's book is a inspiring read for designers and non-designers alike, and he …