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For the last few years millions of Americans have been asking her questions ranging from the intellectual, to the ridiculous; now thanks to CNN, we finally know the face behind the voice of Siri, the iPhone's virtual assistant. Her name is Susan...
Yesterday Google released the beta version of its newest project: Web Designer. Announced earlier this year, Web Designer is a visual tool for building HTML5 adverts; although one suspects Google's ambitions for the application are much...
Google, the omnipresent search engine, is celebrating its 15th birthday today. Which means it can now drive a car and thinks it knows everything. To celebrate this significant milestone, a new easter egg has been launched. If you search for...
Web design resources are often cheap, but they add up: stock photography, fonts, a sound file or two; before you know it your assets for a project have taken a fairly hefty bite out of your profit margin. The answer used to be to increase your prices...
The blogosphere exploded today at the news that .net magazine, the publication that many of us began our careers reading, has pulled the plug on its online offering. The print magazine will continue to publish, but netmagazine.com is no more....
One of the more ambitious conferences on the circuit, Reasons to be Creative was held this year on September the 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Whilst most conferences focus on a single discipline, or audience type, ReasonsTo seeks to inspire creative change...
Advertisers on Facebook will shortly be getting some new options for sprucing up their ads with high-quality stock photographs from Shutterstock. All of Facebook's more than 1 million active advertisers will get integrated access to...
Dreamweaver has long been a curious beast, loved and loathed in equal measure. For many it is the very best WYSIWYG editor available, for others it is still just a WYSIWYG. Most developers have a passing infatuation with Dreamweaver before...
For the average user there's little difference between products offered by Yahoo! and by market leader Google. Yahoo!'s position is largely dictated by brand; or rather by Google's superior brand. There has long been debate over Yahoo!'s...
For years premium design and development software has been the exclusive preserve of Adobe. Since they outmaneuvered Quark and purchased Macromedia, few tools have been able to compete with their products. However, for all the market dominance...
An Australian entrepreneur, usually known for his restaurants, has stunned the design world by creating a ligature to replace the word 'the'. It could be a prank until you hear that Paul Mathis estimates spending anywhere between $34,000...
Webfonts have been revolutionary on the web; they've changed the appearance of websites in a way that arguably no other web technology has. Yes, it's true that many webfonts aren't hinted correctly for Windows; yes, it's also true that many...