Sending short text messages is one of the most popular ways to communicate with friends from your mobile device. It’s great because you don’t need a smartphone, a special app, or to all be using the same service — it works from any mobile device.
If you’ve ever wanted to create an app for mobile, desktop, or the web, you might not know where to start. Creating interactive app mockups can help you explain your idea more clearly to collaborators, designers, developers, and investors. You could spend time and money
Over the years, the big social networks Facebook and Twitter have quietly removed your ability to export your contacts out of their systems. They do this to trap you on their service and make you feel like you’d lose all your friends if you
Sometimes in life, you just need a cheezy image of four ethnically diverse people in business attire in a boardroom smiling. You could buy a stock image or search through the sea of creative commons licensed images. Both of these approaches have benefits and drawbacks. There is
5by5 | The Web Ahead. I have recently discovered The Web Ahead and have been very impressed by the caliber of the guests speakers and the skill with which host Jen Simmons clarifies and humanizes the issues around web technology. It’s definitely aimed at working
Everybody loves video chatting with friends, sharing files, instant messaging, and web surfing together. In education, it seems like we always need newer and better tools for working together collaboratively on the web in real time to make learning more immediate and dynamic. A new
Make my idea! JoyScreen: Browser plug-in for native-like keystrokes and touch gestures on HTML5 apps
In many ways, it’s crazy that we have multiple competing app stores to deliver content that works perfectly well on the web. HTML5 has emerged as a great platform for rich applications on desktop and mobile devices, handling several features that were once only possible
Two of the most popular posts here on TedCurran.net deal with replacing your too-huge collection of browser extensions for Firefox and Chrome to improve your browser’s speed and performance. Replace Your Firefox Plugins with Mozilla Ubiquity and Over-Extending your Firefox with Extensions? Use Different Firefox-Powered Browsers for
I’m very interested in how open source publishing tools like WordPress can empower individuals to own their data, understand and learn from their tools, and protect against the strange encroachments of privacy and power that commercial cloud services can impose on our digital lives.
I came across this quoted text when reading the manual for Handbrake, a great open source DVD transcoding tool, and realized how relevant the wisdom continues to be… There’s this old geek proverb: The Law of Software Development and Envelopment at MIT: Every program in