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Six plugins to help you make the most of Photoshop

Despite all the hundreds of new website design products and software debuted each year, statistics show that Adobe Photoshop is still the go-to choice among website builders. And why shouldn’t it be. Twenty-four years after its initial rollout it still provides a versatile, powerful platform to produce beautiful work across […]

6 things to consider for ecommerce success

Ecommerce has grown exponentially over the past decade, and so too have the number of consumer complaints associated with sites that aren’t quite up to snuff for today’s fast-paced buyer. Simply put, today’s online customer has higher expectations than ever with regards to the user-friendliness, efficiency and speed of retail […]

Five Trends in Web Analytics for 2014

Website designers know the intrinsic value of good metric tracking and web analytic tools. Google Analytics currently leads the pack in the industry, providing consistently good results across a wide array of information gathering, from simple visits to next-page views to exits and so on. But marketers and business owners […]

What We Learned from the Failed Launch of Healthcare.gov

“Trying to change tires while the car is in motion.” That’s how at least one tech strategist described the mad scramble to fix the Obamacare site after one of the worst high-profile launches ever. And with the hard fought fight to even get the legislation passed, it was a launch […]

What Does 2014 Hold in Store for Corporate and Small Business Cybersecurity?

Software engineers, tech developers and businesses large and small are always on guard for the latest cyber threats as well as ways to combat them. And in our increasingly cloud-based data storage world, both risks and solutions to information theft and loss move quickly. So what changes does 2014 hold […]

iBeacon Poised to Revolutionize Indoor Proximity Transmitting

From social media “check-ins” to push notifications, our personal devices are becoming increasingly adept at pinpointing our exact location and beaming information to our smartphone or tablet. And now, Apple has taken the technology to the next level with iBeacon.

iBeacon works by using Bluetooth proximity sensing to transmit a specific […]

Target vs. Wal-Mart: A Case for Mobile-Compliant Websites

Perhaps no rivalry makes quite so many headlines as that between mega-retailers Target and Wal-Mart. And now, a recent report from mobile-engagement firm Mobiquity clearly shows that when it comes to mobile browsing, Target has overtaken its old nemesis.

According to the report, 45 percent of consumers browsed Target’s app or […]

Five Things You Didn’t Know About 3D Printing

From building construction to the healthcare field, military warfare to space exploration, 3D printing is all the rage right now, revolutionizing manufacturing across myriad industries. Indeed, the technology is picking up speed so quickly that GE even invented a holiday for it on December 3rd: 3D Printing Day.

While the mechanics […]

Byte Technology Progresses into the Bitcoin Market

Byte Technology—located in Bloomington, Minn., Monterey, Calif., and Denver, Colo.—announces its plans to accept Bitcoin as an alternative payment method for its clients. The new “virtual currency” Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer payment technology, is enjoying an impressive wave of popularity across the globe, changing perceptions of how individuals and companies large […]

Four Common Mistakes That Put Your Company’s Data at Risk

Today’s companies and corporations—from multinationals to mom-and-pop virtual storefronts—are driven to always keep an eye on expenses. And when it comes to IT departments (which often account for a significant share of operating costs) it’s tempting to scrimp and save, on both time and money, wherever possible. But is doing […]