Compressed Memory in OS X 10.9 Mavericks aims to free RAM, extend battery life

Apple has publicly touted a significant new feature in OS X 10.9 Mavericks designed to maximize RAM, storage and CPU use while also boosting power efficiency: Compressed Memory.   More resources, fewer drawbacks The new Compressed Memory feature sounds absolutely utopian: the operating system applies data compression to the least important content held in memory…

7 Reasons Why Slack Team Communication Strengthens Our Business

If you work on a remote team, as many of our fellow developers and community members do, it’s likely you’ve struggled with clear communication. As our business has grown, we’ve found that our team communications were becoming increasingly cluttered and hard to keep track of in our email inboxes. Often times, we just need to…

Google gets a jump on Microsoft and Amazon with Container Engine

At the Google Platform Live event this week, Google announced its new Google Container Engine. Container Engine is a managed service version of its open-sourced Kubernetes container-management system. While the announcement was no surprise, the impact on the cloud market could be far reaching. With the alpha version of Google Container Engine now available, Google is…

5 Best New Features in Illustrator CC 17.1

Since the introduction of Creative Cloud, Adobe promised to provide regular updates to all their creative applications for Creative Cloud members. Seeing these new features come through, I must admit they really kept their promise. This is the second big round of updates to the design applications since the introduction of Creative Cloud and there…

Apple to launch 12-inch MacBook Air in 2015

A sketchy rumor on Thursday claims Apple’s rumored 12-inch MacBook Air will debut in the middle of 2015, to be available in gold, space gray and silver colors identical to those offered with the iPhone. Citing a person familiar with Apple’s product pipeline, blog A Tech Website claims the company will launch a new 12-inch MacBook Air in a…

Microsoft unveils Windows 10: ten things to know

Microsoft has pulled a U-turn on its reinvention of the PC, ditching Windows 8 and creating something that blends the old Windows with the new Windows 10 is the next version of Microsoft’s Windows computer software for tablets, desktops, laptops and smartphones, which brings back the start menu. Photograph: Microsoft Microsoft has unveiled its next version…

20 Excellent Coda Tips

I’ve been using Coda for a while now, and it’s become my web development application of choice. There are quite a few great web development applications out there (read “18 Wonderful IDEs for Windows, Mac, and Linux“) but if you’re a Mac user, Coda is easily one of the best. Here are 20 excellent Coda…

OS X Yosemite first look: Safari 8 Smart Search, advanced tab controls, more

Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use. Smart Search BarThe Smart Search Bar, née Address Bar, is where the majority of Safari 8’s new features…

30 Open Source HTML/CSS Projects from CodePen

I have always been a supporter of CodePen ever since I found the website. It is an online HTML/CSS/JS code editor where you can build ideas and test them in real-time. Developers can also share their pens with others all around the world! It is a great web application which allows frontend developers to practice their skills…

iDraw is Still the Best Illustrator Alternative

For every Microsoft Word, there’s a Pages — a lightweight option that dispels with a couple of professional features, but still manages to find users because of what’s often described as a superior user interface and compelling ease-of-use. In the case of Photoshop, those options are Acorn and Pixelmator (with Pixelmator being my weapon of choice). Apps like these aren’t necessarily matching Photoshop…

Top 5 HTML5 Mobile UI Frameworks For HTML5 Powered Apps

Increase in demand of HTML5 Mobile User Interface Frameworks results into more number of HTML5-powered Apps. HTML5 Mobile UI frameworks are nothing but libraries that help developers to develop a professional grade user experience for applications. Such libraries include one or more than one files that written using JavaScript and CSS. That means such files…

OS X, Mavericks: 5 steps to a faster Mac

If your Mac begins running slowly then it’s probably time to review the most likely culprits — and learn how to deal with them. [ABOVE: Feed the machine — Macs love RAM, so max it!] First step: When your Mac performance degrades please quit your active applications and restart the machine. It’s also a good idea to backup…

Top 5 Free WordPress Themes of the Month – June 2014 Edition

We have a nice selection of themes for you this month that tick all the items on my design checklist. From super minimalism to robust e-commerce themes, this month’s list has it all. And truly, it doesn’t matter what industry you’re in. Photographers, travelers, corporate types, and bloggers can all find something to enjoy here.…

What are the Best & Cheapest SSL Certificate Providers?

With the recent discovery of the Heartbleed bug, a major security flaw that was present in masses of websites including Google, Yahoo, Instagram and Netflix, internet security is something that, quite suddenly, is a lot closer to all of our hearts. If you have a website that stores any personal data or processes financial transactions,…

Review: The PUC Wireless MIDI interface for iOS, from Zivix

Gizmag gives Zivix’s Wireless MIDI interface PUC a whirl iOS has matured as a music-making platform in recent years, but those of us who wish to hook-up a real MIDI controller such as a keyboard or drum machine to an iPad or iPhone generally need to use a couple of cables and adapters per device.…

The Future of WordPress

There’s one thing that we can all agree on: the future of WordPress is bright.Outside of this, the ever-passionate WordPress community is a hotbed for debates on where WordPress should go from here. With 22% of websites running on WordPress, a vibrant open-source community, amazing themes and plugins and a developer-friendly mindset, WordPress is stronger today…

Sales Secret Reveals Top 10 Reasons to Choose Magento

Sales Secret LLC, a website development and search strategy company, is pleased to share with its potential clients a comprehensive list of reasons to choose Magento when deciding between the multitude of e-commerce platforms available today. Robert Hadland, Managing Member at Sales Secret LLC said, “As a Magento developer, I have come to love working with…

OS X Yosemite Beta Download: Where to Get OS X 10.10 Early, Watch Apple’s Feature Montage (+Video)

Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on June 2, 2014 in San Francisco, California.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Can’t wait for Apple’s latest Mac OS? Why not check out the beta program and promotional video first? Apple has a beta program for those who…

Top 10 Best Free Web Hosting sites

We have arranged today best top ten free web hosting websites list who provides you free web hosting services, those websites never to show banners, pop-ups, text links in your sites. There is no convenience in these free web hosting sites services you can try it without any confusion. The free hosting providers allow hosting…

The 5 best iPad apps for designers

Which are the best iPad apps for designers? There are certainly some strong contenders. Here, we bring you five of the best iPad apps to and help designers produce great work. The iPad is a fantastic tool for designers. It can allow them to sketch out ideas while out and about, or even help them…