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TNW’s Apps of the Year: Our team’s favorite apps of 2014

In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014.  Earlier this (...)

2014-12-26
Why persona-based marketing will never be obsolete

This article originally appeared on the Evergage blog. Persona-based marketing is a practice that has been trusted by businesses for (...)

2014-12-26
Grab this WordPress starter kit and name-your-own-price WordPress Theme Bundle

If you’re working with WordPress, you definitely can’t miss our latest offer. Here at TNW Deals, we’ve got a great selection (...)

2014-12-26
PlayStation Network and Xbox Live down since Christmas

Online console gaming networks Xbox Live and Playstation Network have been down for several hours following an alleged attack by hackers (...)

2014-12-25
Oppo N3 Review: Good phone, better selfies

We’re long past the days when processor, RAM and storage specs were the only way of deciding which smartphone to buy. Good riddance, (...)

2014-12-25
14 things you better love before becoming an entrepreneur

Shachar Gilad is the Founder/CEO of SoundBetter – the leading marketplace for music production services. Imagine somebody asked (...)

2014-12-25
You suck! Now what? The psychology of handling criticism

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog. Nobody likes being told that they suck at anything. But no matter how you dress it (...)

2014-12-25
This instant camera will print images on a receipt paper roll

Here’s a new twist on an old concept: The instant camera. PrintSnap, a self-contained camera now in the planning stages by electrical (...)

2014-12-24
Sony will stream The Interview tomorrow on YouTube, Play, XBox Video and its own site

Update: Sony has confirmed that The Interview will be available to stream for $6 and buy for $15 from tonight via YouTube, Google (...)

2014-12-24
What do your mobile habits say about you?

Ran Avrahamy is the Head of Marketing at AppsFlyer, the cross-platform App Analytics. Do you obsessively check your smartphone? More (...)

2014-12-24
CameraBands: where broken down, unusable camera equipment goes to be reborn

If your camera, lenses or accessories are so badly damaged that they’re sadly destined for the trash, an outfit called CameraBands (...)

2014-12-23
Facebook Complies With Russian Request To Block Page Promoting Putin Opposition Rally

Dislike.Russian President Vladimir Putin has been asserting greater control over digital media for the last year, and now Facebook (...)

2014-12-23
How to share to social media when you don’t have time

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. There are days when I spend loads of enjoyable time writing new blog posts, creating (...)

2014-12-23
Panda’s news and inspiration aggregator gets customizable layouts, a preview mode and more

Sometimes it’s hard keeping up with the news you care about when you’re busy trying to get work done. Maybe there are just too (...)

2014-12-23
Sony decides to screen The Interview on Christmas Day in select theaters after all

Well this a surprise. Or maybe it’s not. It’s hard to keep up with what Sony is thinking lately. It looks like Sony will be sending (...)

2014-12-23
Someone snuck a retro Nintendo emulator onto Apple’s App Store

Apple staff are probably scrambling to have it taken down right now, but Floppy Cloud, a file management app, is (not so) secretly (...)

2014-12-23
20 creative ways to test your design

Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin — a wireframing and prototyping app with built-in usability testing — where he develops (...)

2014-12-23
FlashChat: Easy, fast, anonymous chat with the people around you

This article is brought to you by FlashChat: chat freely with anyone on the same Wi-Fi networkAnonymous chat apps are all well and (...)

2014-12-23
Plague, the ‘Tinder for information’, is addictive and its founders are onto something

Over the weekend I spent a bit of time with Plague, an app that our own Owen Williams recently described as a gamified version (...)

2014-12-23
Why success in African e-commerce is all about scale and biding your time

It is widely agreed that the African e-commerce market presents a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors alike. Frost & (...)

2014-12-23
Is that an encryption key on The Pirate Bay homepage?

Strange developments are afoot at The Pirate Bay, the torrent site that went down after its servers were seized in Sweden nearly (...)

2014-12-23
14 artistic shots of hands that tell stories

Hands can tell you a great deal about a person — his or her personality, health, experiences and more. While palm readers (...)

2014-12-22
North Korea’s internet is down in wake of Sony hack accusations

In a rather suspicious coincidence, North Korea is currently going through a widespread internet outage, according the Associated (...)

2014-12-22
Tempo for iOS updated with new widget, notifications and languages

Smart calendar app Tempo got a major update today that takes full advantage of the new functionality available in iOS8. It adds a (...)

2014-12-22
Twitter adds mobile analytics to its official iOS app

Announced, fittingly enough, via a tweet, Twitter has unveiled that it’s adding mobile analytics to its iOS app. In order to view (...)

2014-12-22
Google search results now displays the lyrics to some of your favorite songs

Looking for the lyrics of your favorite tunes? Well, Google now displays the lyrics to some of your favorite songs directly in the (...)

2014-12-22
How to consistently raise your own bar for business success

Meghan Cast is the VP of Marketing at Threadflip. The phrase, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” was coined in 1977 by Bert (...)

2014-12-21
TNW’s Apps of the Year: ProCamera 8 for iPhone delivers those DSLR skills

In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for gifts to give this holiday season. This time, (...)

2014-12-21
40 free resources every designer should know

Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus. Ever wondered where designers (...)

2014-12-21
50 percent of mobile photographers use the cloud as a hub for backup and storage

It seems like only yesterday — but it’s actually been a few years — since the concept of the cloud picked up steam with (...)

2014-12-20
Multitasking on Google Lollipop: A closer look at how Material Design improves productivity

Despite the common refrain that multi-tasking means not doing anything well, it’s a critical function of mobile app performance. (...)

2014-12-20
Facebook’s highlights of 2014 generates a beautiful post of your memories

Last year, Facebook did a “year in review” video for each user which was a quick overview of your year in photos and status’ (...)

2014-12-20
TNW’s Apps of the Year: 7 Minute Workout is all you need to get moving

In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014.  As an editor of (...)

2014-12-20
3 ways to tell whether your metrics are tricking you

This post originally appeared on the Evergage blog. B2B marketing can often feel like a big black box. While companies have access (...)

2014-12-20
TNW’s Apps of the Year: Path Talk will change the way you talk to businesses

In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014.  It’s not often (...)

2014-12-20
CSS Link Pseudo-classes

The CSS pseudo-classes commonly used for styling hyperlinks are :link, :visited, :hover, :active, and :focus.The post CSS Link Pseudo-classes (...)

2014-12-19
Social TV service TVtag pulls the plug

Once upon a time the second-screen experience was expected to rule the living room. That actually didn’t come to pass and today (...)

2014-12-19
Holiday beard edges out the ugly sweater for festive silliness

By now, the ugly sweater has become ubiquitous — with even staid office parties now hosting ugly sweater contests. That means (...)

2014-12-19
Justin Bieber dethroned as king of Instagram in massive follower purge

In what is being referred to as the Instagram "purge," many Instagram users lost tons of followers when the picture-sharing platform (...)

2014-12-19
TNW’s Apps of the Year: Mynd, the schedule wrangler

In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014.  Remember when I (...)

2014-12-19
Your jolliest rule-bending holiday greeting cards

One horse open sleighs and wassailing are all well and good, but some holiday rules were meant to be bent. Last week we partnered (...)

2014-12-19
Facebook’s next F8 Developer Conference will be held on March 25-26, 2015

In a Save the Date note it sent out today, Facebook announced that its 2015 F8 Developer Conference will be held on March 25 and (...)

2014-12-19
Directors’ cuts: a stock footage tribute to Tarantino, Wes Anderson, Malick and more

Niko Brown is a New York-based video editor and filmmaker focused on creating entertaining and profound stories, accented by beautiful (...)

2014-12-19
Reddit plans to give users back 10 percent of the company through mysterious Reddit Notes

After securing $50 million in outside funding back in September, Reddit had promised it would find a way to let the community own (...)

2014-12-19
Facebook’s new Messenger spin-off app lets you put stickers on your friends’ faces

Well, here’s something we weren’t expecting – Facebook is releasing a separate app for its Messenger stickers just in time (...)

2014-12-19
TNW’s Apps of the Year: Korg Gadget offers fun, great-sounding music-making – for a price

In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014.  Music production (...)

2014-12-19
How to design better with remote usability tests

Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin — the wireframing and prototyping app — where he develops in-app and online content (...)

2014-12-19
Instagram is worth $35 billion, according to Citigroup

When Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion in April 2012, the price tag came as a shock to many A little more than two years (...)

2014-12-19

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