Building a Better World with Dropbox

Doru Ciobanu  •  Tools  •  January 26, 2017
Building a Better World with Dropbox

Dropbox is a cloud storage solution that features extensive file sharing capabilities. With clients for both desktop and mobile devices, Dropbox supports file synchronization between virtually unlimited devices. Back in 2007, Dropbox revolutionized the way we use, store and use our data.  Nine years ago, the concept of cloud storage was vague and flawed. Existing services...

Firefox 51 Gets Support for WebGL 2.0, FLAC and More

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 25, 2017
Firefox 51 Gets Support for WebGL 2.0, FLAC and More

It’s been a busy month at Mozilla. After launching a new logo and releasing its first Internet Health Report, Mozilla is upgrading Firefox to version 51. The release log includes WebGL 2 support, FLAC playback and a new warning for insecure websites that collect passwords. Firefox Browser logo with new Mozilla Branding WebGL 2 Support in Firefox 51 Mozilla is the first...

Introducing FullStory Free Edition

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 25, 2017
Introducing FullStory Free Edition

FullStory is proud to announce the launch of FullStory Free Edition. FullStory Free Edition empowers those small-but-mighty teams — from SaaS startups to Sole Proprietors — to make usability experience research an integral part of their design strategies. The best part: it’s free forever! If you need more, carefully designed tiers will allow you to upscale your efforts...

5 Tips on Hiring the Best Web Designer

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  January 24, 2017
5 Tips on Hiring the Best Web Designer

Hiring a web design can be an exciting process. When I talk about hiring a web design in this post, the advice can be applied in a variety of ways. First, it could mean hiring a single, usually freelance, designer for a job you need to be done. It could also refer to a web design agency. Additionally, it could be advice for hiring a web designer for your own team. The advice...

Inspiring Stock Photography Collections​

Andrian  •  Resources  •  January 23, 2017
Inspiring Stock Photography Collections​

Stock photography websites can be overwhelming. When you’re on the lookout for something particular, all you really want to do is punch in your keywords and get the perfect image. You also very well know that this isn’t how the process usually works. You can spend hours looking for images and sometimes don’t have anything to show for it. This is where Depositphotos can...

Moz://a, Mozilla’s New Logo

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 20, 2017
Moz://a, Mozilla’s New Logo

In June 2016, Mozilla, the Internet advocacy and software group, initiated its rebranding process. However, in an unusual move, instead of hiring an agency to do the work, Mozilla chose to conduct the process in the open, setting up a blog through which it shared ideas and invited feedback. The initiative was aimed at helping Mozilla to differentiate itself from Firefox, its...

A 2017 Trend Designed to Make Your Work Easier

Andrian  •  Tools  •  January 18, 2017
A 2017 Trend Designed to Make Your Work Easier

Web design trends take on different characteristics. Some focus on aesthetics, some on SEO techniques, and some on better ways of presenting content. Few address web design comprehensively i.e., attend to the designers’ needs, the clients’ needs, and the users’. This multipurpose, responsive WordPress theme with its 230+ pre-built websites takes everything into...

How Great Icons Can Affect The User Experience

Jake Rocheleau  •  UX Design  •  January 17, 2017
How Great Icons Can Affect The User Experience

Interfaces are all about communication and getting things done. A website’s UI is a means to an end, and the designer’s job is to create an interface that helps the user reach that end quickly. Icons are perfect for interfaces because they convey meaning without words. Users can learn how an interface works just by studying the visuals and interacting with the...

Reinventing the Browser Experience with Opera Neon

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  January 13, 2017
Reinventing the Browser Experience with Opera Neon

Opera Software, the company behind the Opera Browser for Desktop, Opera for mobile, the popular Opera Mini and the glamorous Coast browser for iOS launches a new browser: Opera Neon. It’s no secret that Opera Software has been working on an alternative browser for a while. In fact, all major browser vendors are tinkering with the idea of reinventing the browser. But, do we...

Design Trends For Modal Windows On The Web

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  January 13, 2017
Design Trends For Modal Windows On The Web

Modal windows are those popup windows that appear over the screen rather than opening a new tab/window. They usually darken the background to bring attention to the popup. Most websites running modal windows add some type of call to action whether it’s a button or a form or something. But it can also be a simple message about browser features like disabled JavaScript or...