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Tuesday: September 15, 2009

Microsoft decides to give Bing some visual aids.Microsoft decides to give Bing some visual aids.

In a blog post, the company said a study it conducted found that consumers can process results with images 20% faster than text only results. 'It's like searching through a large online catalogue,' Microsoft said.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:47 AM | Tags (13) | bing | searchengine | engine | visuals | aid | microsoft | interwebs | search | rivalry | competition | study | catalogue | bbcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Some interesting factoids regarding what would happen if you printed the entire Internet.Some interesting factoids regarding what would happen if you printed the entire Internet.

Yes, you'd be killing quite a few trees in the process.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:43 AM | Tags (5) | facts | internet | interwebs | print | interesting |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Travel blogs replacing travel agents according to new survey. Who knew?Travel blogs replacing travel agents according to new survey. Who knew?

According to the study, 34% of respondents prefer travel blogs for choosing their travel options, 24% use family and friends, and 13% go to travel agents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:47 PM | Tags (6) | agent | blogs | survey | travel | replacement | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Eleven classic CSS techniques made simple with CSS3.Eleven classic CSS techniques made simple with CSS3.

Finally, rounded corners made simple.  You (and your visitors) still need a modern browser that actually supports CSS3 though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 8:07 AM | Tags (6) | css | design | web | css3 | tutorial | techniques |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 3, 2009

How twenty popular websites actually looked when they were first launched.How twenty popular websites actually looked when they were first launched.

Welcome to Thefacebook. Hey, remember when Google referred to itself with an exclamation point at the end?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:42 AM | Tags (5) | facebook | google | launch | look | websites |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 97 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 2, 2009

Twenty-five incredibly useful CSS tricks you should probably know about.Twenty-five incredibly useful CSS tricks you should probably know about.

The whole 'position:relative;' thing on missing IE6 elements makes me chuckle every time. I love you, IE6.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:27 AM | Tags (5) | css | tricks | development | web | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Final version of Opera 10 now officially available in all it's turbo glory.Final version of Opera 10 now officially available in all it's turbo glory.

Opera Turbo will automatically detect when network speeds will enable you to benefit. Once you turn it on, Opera Turbo instantly compresses pages, so less data needs to be transferred over a limited connection.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:02 AM | Tags (6) | browser | interwebs | opera | turbo | version | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

Five features that would be nice to see in a future version of Firefox.Five features that would be nice to see in a future version of Firefox.

Memory management, memory management, memory management. Did I mention memory management? Also, please fix the whole 'Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:07 AM | Tags (6) | browsers | features | firefox | interwebs | lifehacker | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Five habits that will help you complete your development project in record time.Five habits that will help you complete your development project in record time.

An excellent post for those of us who can get a little deadline-crazy. I'd like to add that checklists (in addition to sketching and outlining) are also a great way to keep yourself ripping through a project.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:50 PM | Tags (6) | habits | programming | development | websites | deployment | deadlines |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

The fifty best websites of 2009 brought to you by TIME.The fifty best websites of 2009 brought to you by TIME.

Sadly, GLM has been snubbed again. Shocker.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:22 PM | Tags (4) | time | websites | 2009 | bestof |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 74 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The White House officially has a million plus followers on Twitter.The White House officially has a million plus followers on Twitter.

'What would you like to see more of from this feed? Photos? Quotes? Cowbell? Tell us @whitehouse.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 3:38 PM | Tags (6) | twitter | whitehouse | obama | interwebs | politics | marketing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Twelve techie words you shouldn't say around the office anymore.Twelve techie words you shouldn't say around the office anymore.

Nobody talks about the 'World Wide Web' anymore, or the 'Information Superhighway,' for that matter. It’s just the Internet. It’s a distinction that Steve Czaban, the popular Fox Sports Radio talk show host, likes to mock when he refers to the 'Worldwide Interweb.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 2:12 PM | Tags (6) | tech | words | office | itnews | techie | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 166 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Have an Internet Addiction Disorder? There's a clinic for that over in Washington.Have an Internet Addiction Disorder? There's a clinic for that over in Washington.

The mission of this innovative program is to help adults, addicted to video games and the internet, detach from their high-tech distractions, find balance, and reconnect to the real world.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:47 AM | Tags (7) | addiction | center | clinic | health | internet | interwebs | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.

A great set of five quick tutorials ranging from button creation to 3D depth effects.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:37 AM | Tags (8) | design | development | graphics | interwebs | photoshop | psd | tutorials | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Twitter may not be able to trademark the term 'tweet'.Twitter may not be able to trademark the term 'tweet'.

Turns out that there are already three companies with pending applications for that particular term, all filed before Twitter's formal application. Oh noes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:14 AM | Tags (6) | cnet | internet | interwebs | trademark | tweet | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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