How to Backup Mac without Time Machine?

How to Backup Mac without Time Machine?

Is it possible to backup Mac without Time Machine? How? Do you know the best way to back up all important Mac data to an external hard drive or USB drive? When we talk about Mac backup, most users automatically think about the built-in Mac backup tool – Time Machine. Though Time Machine supports Mac…

Free Cloud Service Accounting Software Giving Quickbooks A Run For Their Money

Quickbooks has been the leader in business accounting software for quite some time. In the past few years, this business accounting authority has turned to cloud services to host their accounting program online, thus allowing users the ability to do their accounting anytime, from anywhere in the world. Though Quickbooks is one of the leaders,…

The Purpose of using SSL Certificates

Why SSL? As a web developer, I have come across many customers who ask “Why do I need SSL? What will it do for me?” This is an important question for anyone involved in the web to understand. SSL is the backbone of our secure Internet and it protects your sensitive information as it travels across…

Top 10 Cloud Hosting Providers In The World

10 IPage hosting service First benefit of this hosting is that it is economical and cheaper than other services. Due to virtualization there is low maintenance and repairing cost. What is virtualization? It means higher number of clients on a server. Therefore you will pay very less to web hosting company if you are using cloud…

Ubuntu for phones – Coming to Phones in 2014

Canonical took the wraps off its Ubuntu mobile operating system today. Ubuntu for Android combines the Android mobile operating system and the Linux-based desktop OS, so when you dock the handset you get the full desktop OS. Android manufacturers are expected to start rolling out these devices early next year. The mobile version of Ubuntu…

New programming slang

Egyptian brackets This is the style of brackets, when an opening bracket is placed at the end of this line: if (a == b) { printf(“hello”); } Why do we call this style “Egyptian brackets?” Compare the location of the brackets with the location of the hands in this picture: (This style of brackets was used…

40 Useful Adobe Illustrator Text Effect Tutorials

Adobe Illustrator is an immensely powerful graphic software. It is certainly useful if you want to create beautiful and stylish typography. How to embellish texts or how to create them from scratch is a purely creative matter that demands skills on the part of the designer. You won’t find an automatic transformation feature in Adobe Illustrator…

GitHub Says ‘No Thanks’ to Bots — Even if They’re Nice

Erik Michaels-Ober Photo: Ryan Resella   When something called Imageoptimiser said it could improve Erik Michaels-Ober’s software on the GitHub code-sharing website last Sunday, Michaels-Ober wasn’t sure what to make of it. In fact, he was pretty certain that the request had come from an automated program — a bot. On GitHub, these offers — called pull requests…

Boost Your Mobile E-Commerce Sales With Mobile Design Patterns

People are increasingly using their smartphones as a replacement for desktop computers, even for activities such as shopping and purchasing. And as more people move away from the desktop and onto mobile-optimized websites to shop for products and services, website creators can use established design patterns to help kickstart a mobile e-commerce project. Having a…

20 apps to help you keep your New Year resolutions

We know it’s hard to keep track of your New Year resolutions. Often times, we stay motivated for a month or two only to find that life gets in the way. Thankfully, there are loads of free and paid apps out there to help you keep track and fulfill your resolutions. Here’s a few to get you…

LG to offer 7-inch 1920 x 1200 tablet displays

LG to offer 7-inch 1920 x 1200 tablet displays We’ve reached a funny point in display technology where the largest screens and the smallest screens are being made with high resolutions, but the middle ground seems to have lagged behind.LG plans to change that with a new line of high resolution displays for 7-inch and larger…

Essential Tools for SEO

During this session we’ve had some rather technical articles about SEO, so it’s time for a short breather. We’ll do this by taking a look at some of the tools that are useful for search engine optimization.   Search Engines The most obvious tools for an SEO are the search engines themselves. They’re free to…

50 Amazing Free Icon Sets

Every web designer loves to have high-quality icons at their disposal. While creating your own custom icons for your projects is an option, it’s rarely practical. There are plenty of quality icon sets available for purchase, but fortunately, there are also some free icon sets out there with professional quality. These free icons sets are…

Metallic Effect Business Card Design

If you think your business image in business cards needs that strong and hard steel/metal style, you need to add the right color and texture elements to fully incorporate that effect on your design. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do a convincing metallic-themed business card design just by following the tips and steps…

Top 10 Free Magento Extensions/Modules

Magento is a popular e-commerce platform with constantly growing usages for online stores and e-commerce websites. It provides loads of features to enable smooth online transaction for both, the buyers and sellers. There are some wonderful free extensions for Magento that can easily be used for the best possible results. In this article, 10 must-have…

12 Awesomely geeky things we’ve loved in Web design in 2012

The world of Web design is constantly evolving and endlessly growing, and that’s exactly why it’s worth taking a step back and looking at how far we’ve come. Of course, designers and developers are never going to be purely serious (as you’ll see below), and that adds to the awesomeness of the Web. We previously highlighted things…

11 Cool JQuery Mobile Tutorials

The new trend of using JQuery for your website is taking off more and more developers are developing things you will only see in flash years back with JQuery. With JQuery also great for mobile it’s no surprise that everyone is using it for mobile websites and apps. From a New York web designer, chicago web designer,…

20 of the Very Best E-Commerce Web Sites

The websites are the first interface between the customers and the seller, your visit card, your best assistant, in short, the perceived image of your company. So your website needs to be designed in such a way that it should be easily handled and worked upon by customers without any hassles or confusion. A good…

13 Best CSS Hack

1. Target IE6, IE7, and IE8 with only 4 characters (hack) See the source above for a quick explanation. And don’t ask me to explain why 9 works for IE8…but it does. Use these with caution. [css] body { color: red; /* all browsers, of course */ color : green9; /* IE8 and below */ *color…

15 Memorable jQuery Timeline Plugins

With one of the jQuery timeline plugins listed here, you can add cool and interactive timelines to your web pages. The timeline format is not new, but really, it got popular when Facebook decided to add it to their wall design. It is a great way to show events in time – this can be anything from…