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The Rebirth of Parallax Scrolling Technology: Part II

As with so much in the tech world, demand fosters development. And with the resurrection of Parallax Scrolling, software companies are scrambling to unleash a torrent of plug-ins and third-party products for use by web designers, helping make their sites Search Engine Optimized (SEO) and the pages more seamless, all […]

The Rebirth of Parallax Scrolling Technology: Part I

It’s not often that a 70-year-old piece of technology finds new life in our ever evolving world. Parallax Scrolling, created in the 1940s to create an illusion of depth on two-dimensional screens, found full expression in the 1980s with the rise of arcade games, and today more and more designers […]

Five Tools to Reorganize Your Windows Desktop

One simple truth of today’s workforce is this: most of us spend a considerable amount of time staring at a computer screen. And no matter how hard we try to keep our desktops manageable and uncluttered, sometimes it’s just impossible.

The next time you find yourself clicking endlessly to find a […]

Six Tips for Online Privacy

With the recent exposing of the National Security Agency’s controversial server surveillance program—which allows the government access to user date on at last nine major websites—online security is on everyone’s mind. Unfortunately, as web users now wholly married to “cloud” services—and it’s estimated there’s more than one billion currently—there’s not […]

Five Crucial Elements of Mobile Design

Designing for mobile continues to evolve, and whereas in the past we were content to deal with the problems of slow load times and incorrect rendering, small screens and slow networks, as the technology expands so to have the expectations—mobile users want fast, immersive experiences, and many website designers are […]

Four Tips for Creating the Perfect Branded App

It’s no great surprise that, with the meteoric increase in smartphone use for shopping, branded apps are likewise gaining in popularity. These apps give retailers a direct link to their consumer’s mobile devices, and studies show that those consumers spend six times as much of their smartphone shopping time using […]

WordPress Performance Issues with GoDaddy.com Hosting

Is your WordPress installed and hosted with GoDaddy.com? Have you noticed that it runs extremely slow, while other WordPress websites you’ve seen are so much faster? Where does the problem lie and how do you make your website load faster?

This is a common problem experienced by many WordPress sites hosted […]

Amping Up Your Website for Next Generation Retina Displays

Retina displays—which use high-pixel densities and, in the case of Apple, “points”—are not only here to stay, but are getting better with each passing year. But with the new tech comes inevitable problems: website imagery can become sub-standard and pixelated if website designers don’t upgrade and adapt.

So how do you […]

Browser Maker Opera Converts to WebKit

 

It’s a frustrating situation that everyone encounters: a website doesn’t render correctly on your smartphone or tablet. But while it’s tempting to blame whomever coded the website, the real blame often lies with the web browser. With that in mind, browser maker Opera—which boasts 300 million users worldwide—is following the likes […]

7 Tips for Speeding up Web Page Loading

When a mega company like Google considers page speed to be one of the 200 ranking factors that influence a website’s position in search results, you know it’s an important component. Beyond enriching the user experience, loading speed gives you edge over the competition in terms of site traffic and, […]