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Cleaned up Google+ Photos interface

Just noticed today that Google has cleaned up the photos section of Google+. No more confusion between Highlights and a Photo Stream. The show more images button has changed and the now everywhere present “card” background appear only on hover.

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Cleaned up Google+ Photos interface

Just noticed today that Google has cleaned up the photos section of Google+. No more confusion between Highlights and a Photo Stream. The show more images button has changed and the now everywhere present “card” background appear only on hover.

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Youtube – my new home for video podcasts

I might be the last one to the party, but the fairly recent changes in the Youtube UI made it my home for many video podcasts. While I listen to most of my podcasts, some of them are video podcasts

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Youtube – my new home for video podcasts

I might be the last one to the party, but the fairly recent changes in the Youtube UI made it my home for many video podcasts. While I listen to most of my podcasts, some of them are video podcasts

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How to open WEB-P Images in Photoshop

The new Google Play website has switched to Web-P Images for icons and other graphics – so you are likely to encounter this file fomrat more prominently. If you want to use it in Photoshop you need a plugin. I

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How to open WEB-P Images in Photoshop

The new Google Play website has switched to Web-P Images for icons and other graphics – so you are likely to encounter this file fomrat more prominently. If you want to use it in Photoshop you need a plugin. I

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WordPress MultiSite on Google App Engine PHP Beta

I’m experimenting with Google App Engine PHP Beta to host WordPress installs. As expected there are some hickups but they are trying hard to make it as easy as possible. With some great plugins etc. The next step for me

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WordPress MultiSite on Google App Engine PHP Beta

I’m experimenting with Google App Engine PHP Beta to host WordPress installs. As expected there are some hickups but they are trying hard to make it as easy as possible. With some great plugins etc. The next step for me

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Great way to present case studies and benefits

Google shows their facts and benefits in a positive in playful fashion, not forgetting to include case studies.

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Great way to present case studies and benefits

Google shows their facts and benefits in a positive in playful fashion, not forgetting to include case studies.

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All Webstandards in one place

A couple of big players in the web space finally put their head together and collected all the web standards on one website. Easier to read than the w3c website (which is also part) and I hope that this will

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All Webstandards in one place

A couple of big players in the web space finally put their head together and collected all the web standards on one website. Easier to read than the w3c website (which is also part) and I hope that this will

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Android phones are cheap – so cheap that you can use it as a ad-supplement

Android phones are cheap – so cheap that you can use it as a ad-supplement The times of scratch and sniff are over – now you can touch and swipe. Embedded Link Teardown reveals Android smartphone inside Entertainment Weekly’s print

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Android phones are cheap – so cheap that you can use it as a ad-supplement

Android phones are cheap – so cheap that you can use it as a ad-supplement The times of scratch and sniff are over – now you can touch and swipe. Embedded Link Teardown reveals Android smartphone inside Entertainment Weekly’s print

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Google Stops Adsense for Feeds – Feedburner/RSS demolition complete

Google will stop serving Ads in RSS Feeds – that doesn’t sound bad, but it means that they think that RSS as a consumption medium is no longer relevant.

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Google Stops Adsense for Feeds – Feedburner/RSS demolition complete

Google will stop serving Ads in RSS Feeds – that doesn’t sound bad, but it means that they think that RSS as a consumption medium is no longer relevant.

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Twitter doesn’t want to become the Identity Service of the Internet

Twitter is closing down it’s API. After cutting links with LinkedIn now they cut the cord on Instagram. This will happen more often. It’s a shame, because Twitter was on it’s way to became the identity service for the internet.

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Twitter doesn’t want to become the Identity Service of the Internet

Twitter is closing down it’s API. After cutting links with LinkedIn now they cut the cord on Instagram. This will happen more often. It’s a shame, because Twitter was on it’s way to became the identity service for the internet.

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Google brings handwriting to the mobile web search

I used the Google Gesture App a little bit and liked it, but I found it tedious to go into an app to do the searching. Google know has brought this feature to the mobile web on their search page.

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Google brings handwriting to the mobile web search

I used the Google Gesture App a little bit and liked it, but I found it tedious to go into an app to do the searching. Google know has brought this feature to the mobile web on their search page.

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Google+ write API is coming, at least for Pages

This is an important step – and the right strategy. To open it just for selected third party tools will help to save Google+ from becoming the automatic update dump that Twitter has become.

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Google+ write API is coming, at least for Pages

This is an important step – and the right strategy. To open it just for selected third party tools will help to save Google+ from becoming the automatic update dump that Twitter has become.

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Enterprises and Businesses will love the Metro-Interface … in Windows 9

While I think that businesses are going to skip Windows 8, I don’t think that Metro will be going away. I would even say that the desktop will be gone completely in Windows 9 and that businesses will love it.

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Enterprises and Businesses will love the Metro-Interface … in Windows 9

While I think that businesses are going to skip Windows 8, I don’t think that Metro will be going away. I would even say that the desktop will be gone completely in Windows 9 and that businesses will love it.

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Learn Git and Github in 15 Minutes

GitHub has released their fun and new 15 Minute tryGit interactive lessons.

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Learn Git and Github in 15 Minutes

GitHub has released their fun and new 15 Minute tryGit interactive lessons.

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Google Analytics with better Google Play Integration

Many App Developers use Google Analytics to measure user interaction on their mobile Apps. That’s nice and there will be new features coming for this purpose, but the biggest news is that you can mease “Google Play traffic sources”. That

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Google Analytics with better Google Play Integration

Many App Developers use Google Analytics to measure user interaction on their mobile Apps. That’s nice and there will be new features coming for this purpose, but the biggest news is that you can mease “Google Play traffic sources”. That

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Music on websites? Not really welcome on business web pages

Music creates a great atmosphere and helps a brand expand their identity, but on websites, music is annoying. I have the proof.

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Music on websites? Not really welcome on business web pages

Music creates a great atmosphere and helps a brand expand their identity, but on websites, music is annoying. I have the proof.

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Website Domain Name Management Best Practices for Businesses

Why a business should have website domain name management and a introduction in what is best practice and makes sense for businesses. Having a website is not the same as having control over the domain name.

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Website Domain Name Management Best Practices for Businesses

Why a business should have website domain name management and a introduction in what is best practice and makes sense for businesses. Having a website is not the same as having control over the domain name.

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Cool Android Automation through Javascript with on{ex}

Microsoft launched a new automation Android App with it’s web counterpart. Think of it as a IFTTT, Locale or Tasker on Steroids.

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Cool Android Automation through Javascript with on{ex}

Microsoft launched a new automation Android App with it’s web counterpart. Think of it as a IFTTT, Locale or Tasker on Steroids.

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Google likes Responsive Design as well

Actually they recommend to use a responsive approach to have the least hassle with Google. Now there are many reasons for choosing a responsive approach or not, but most websites I encounter are well suited to serve the same content

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Google likes Responsive Design as well

Actually they recommend to use a responsive approach to have the least hassle with Google. Now there are many reasons for choosing a responsive approach or not, but most websites I encounter are well suited to serve the same content

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Finally a way to backup your Bitly (bitmarks) links

What I like most about Bitly is the option to use my own custom domain for shortening the urls. In my case I use 0am.co I wanted to use my own domain because I thought that in the case that

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Finally a way to backup your Bitly (bitmarks) links

What I like most about Bitly is the option to use my own custom domain for shortening the urls. In my case I use 0am.co I wanted to use my own domain because I thought that in the case that

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BC Place and Science World light show

BC Place and Science World are both attractions that show off at night. Vancouver in general is quite beautiful at night as it has the combination of waterways and a dense skyline. To showcase this I’m experimenting with HDR –

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BC Place and Science World light show

BC Place and Science World are both attractions that show off at night. Vancouver in general is quite beautiful at night as it has the combination of waterways and a dense skyline. To showcase this I’m experimenting with HDR –

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Don’t kill a website SEO efforts during a redesign

Sometimes it’s not the big changes that have the biggest impact. If you redesign a website for a client you also have to pay attention to the small details … like Page titles.

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Don’t kill a website SEO efforts during a redesign

Sometimes it’s not the big changes that have the biggest impact. If you redesign a website for a client you also have to pay attention to the small details … like Page titles.

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10 Reasons a business should use Google Adwords – explained the right way

10 Reasons a business should use Google Adwords – explained the right way Even though it seems that every small business is using Google Adwords it’s very likely still that your business is not. There might be many reasons why

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10 Reasons a business should use Google Adwords – explained the right way

10 Reasons a business should use Google Adwords – explained the right way Even though it seems that every small business is using Google Adwords it’s very likely still that your business is not. There might be many reasons why

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New content for the redesigned website

Beyond showing off some of my work I always tried to share insights and my perspective on new developments in the design and web technology space. Not only to empower designers to communicate better with developers, but also for developers

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New content for the redesigned website

Beyond showing off some of my work I always tried to share insights and my perspective on new developments in the design and web technology space. Not only to empower designers to communicate better with developers, but also for developers

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3 Lessons learned from my latest website redesign

Yes, I redesigned my own website. This is the official post to tell the world. Every web project brings some new insights, but no other project then my own website brings me this kind of insight.

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3 Lessons learned from my latest website redesign

Yes, I redesigned my own website. This is the official post to tell the world. Every web project brings some new insights, but no other project then my own website brings me this kind of insight.

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An HDR view of Vancouver from the Lookout

The Vancouver Lookout might not look like it’s very tall, but it offers a good overview of downtown Vancouver. On clear days you can see down to the US. I wanted to take some night shots to experiment with HDR

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An HDR view of Vancouver from the Lookout

The Vancouver Lookout might not look like it’s very tall, but it offers a good overview of downtown Vancouver. On clear days you can see down to the US. I wanted to take some night shots to experiment with HDR

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