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[8 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Gone are the days of contemporary web design. As touchscreen devices are currently holding the highest interest among consumers, web designers are required to create some extravagant designs that can best support mobile devices. More consumers are using touchscreen devices now than ever before. Web designers need to adapt themselves to rapid changes in the Internet world and know what are important when migrating to a touch-based interface. Many trends are emerging among the web design community and most of them can be used to support the touchscreen technology.

Although Android …

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[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Cricket has been often referred to as ‘a Gentleman’s Game’ for a very long time. But not everything in cricket is gentle these days. It has become more fierce, aggressive, competitive and unfriendly game. The gentle and friendly matches played long ago are all gone. These are days of clashes among titans, prove-a-point games, tight and pressure games, money making games and a lot of other factors that have made the game wilder than ever.
Another major change in the game is the involvement of technology. Technology has made the game …

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[5 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]

PureView technology developed by Nokia for its Symbian 808 smartphone will soon be availabel on Windows Phone.
At the Mobile World Congress (MWC), Nokia introduced several smartphones including a Symbian Belle FP1 having the feature of taking a 41 megapixel sensor. Called the Nokia 808 PureView and developed in collaboration with the photo specialist Carl Zeiss, the latter would more accurately capture photos in 3, 5 or 8 megapixel camera with an oversampling technology to condense 7 pixels within a single pixel. Concretely this mechanism greatly increases the quality of digital …

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[4 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

A good graphics tablet is an essential tool of the graphic designer’s trade. As graphics tablets have become more affordable, software designers, students, and even hobbyists, have started looking seriously at investing in the ease of a pad and stylus.  The market is crowded with products, so here we show you the best in class for graphics tablets.
Best for Mobile
The Trust Flex Design graphics tablet is a paper-thin device that rolls up to go.  The non-slip backing makes for a robust and comfortable surface, and the 1,024 pressure sensitivity levels …

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[2 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Freelancing is always an interesting profession. Its flow of work is best referred as ‘fast and famine’, meaning that people can experience extended periods of no work followed by periods of complete overload. With the economies are still struggling with crisis and hardship, the freelancing community of all fields is taking a big hit and many even need to give up their businesses altogether. Fortunately, there are many things freelance Web designers can do to earn money from many related areas.
Print Design
As a Web designer, your skill set lends …

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[2 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]
7 Time Management Tips for Designers

Time management isn’t just about than hitting deadlines: it’s about setting your priorities and learning how to make more effective use of your resources.
Many time management techniques were developed for the corporate environment – they just don’t work for creatives. They might be okay if you have clearly defined role and goals, but the challenges that designers face mean that we need a different set of tools. Here are the top seven time management techniques to unlock your creative energies.
1. Respect Your Rythms

We all have periods of the day that …

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[1 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Acer presents the Glow, an affordable smartphone running Android 4.0. A brand manager talks about a sale price set at 240 euros … without subscription. While the mobile is equipped with a processor running at 1 GHz, we find that the reactivity is still to go.
This year, Acer had no stand on the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. We still could see the entire range (tablet and mobile) in the presence of Wahid Razali, product manager of the branch smartphone.

The Acer Liquid Glow is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8255 single-core …

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[26 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Some years ago, security vendors were reluctant to pass the step towards mobile security. In a context of reconciliation between Nokia and Microsoft and an increase of Android devices, publishers do not hesitate to propose new solutions.
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, U.S. McAfee announced the release of a new service dedicated to safety. Specifically, it is a mobile security application for SFR customers in France.
Dubbed “SFR Mobile Security”, the function is supposed to protect the data in a smartphone during a theft or loss. It offers a remote …

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[25 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

The iPhone thus far seems to be the most preferred and widely used device. Any productive app on this device seems to be welcomed with red carpet. As technology keeps showing its might, one wonders ‘what on Earth can the mobile apps not perform for its master’. Very soon the answer would be ‘NONE’. And to justify this, here is yet another task the iPhone apps can perform for you – they can translate languages for you.
Here is the list of the top apps that can make your life in …