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Octotree — Browser extensions to display GitHub code in tree format

octotree - chrome

Octotree — browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox and Safari) to display GitHub code in tree format. Useful for developers who frequently read source in GitHub and do not want to download or checkout too many repositories. Features:

Apple Car: Control with a word, or a touch, or a twist.

Apple CarPlay

CarPlay features Siri voice control and is specially designed for driving scenarios. It also works with your car’s controls — knobs, buttons, or touchscreen. And the apps you want to use in the car have been reimagined, so you can use them while your eyes and hands stay where they belong.

The power and simplicity of Apple Maps come to your dashboard — complete with turn‑by‑turn directions, traffic conditions, and estimated travel time. CarPlay can also predict where you most likely want to go using addresses from your email, text messages, contacts, and calendars.

Volvo Shows CarPlay Integration for XC90 SUV

apple.com/ios/carplay

New Home — Long Island City, New York

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Introducing 4545 Center Boulevard, on the LIC waterfront.
Luxury interiors. Panoramic views. Acres of landscaped waterfront, and the energy of Center Boulevard. Residents at 4545 will enjoy over 50,000 square feet of amenities.
Imagine New York—then imagine something more.

Awesome views from our new apartments in Queens… (more…)

Markdown has arrived on WordPress.com!

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Markdown has arrived on WordPress.com! Some of you may respond with “Finally!” Others might be asking, “what’s that?” Markdown is a quick way to add formatted text without writing out any HTML.

via Matt Wiebe blog.

Pixelmator 3.0 FX

Pixelmator 3.0 FX

The Pixelmator Team today announced Pixelmator 3.0 FX, the most advanced version of Pixelmator to date, featuring Layer Styles, Liquify Tools, and support for new features in OS X Mavericks, delivering blazing fast performance with its new, state-of-the-art image editing engine. Pixelmator 3.0 FX is available today as a free upgrade from the Mac App Store.

Pixelmator 3.0 FX introduces Layer Styles. Now creating advanced and polished compositions is so much simpler, faster, and more enjoyable. Quickly apply shadows and inner shadows, beautiful gradients, create outlines, or reflections. Or apply a combination of effects with any of the great-looking Layer Styles presets. The best part is that all of this is done non-destructively.

via Pixelmator Blog

How to Piss Off Every New Yorker in 36 Seconds

via BuzzFeedVideo Youtube channel.

How to use Twitter OAuth v1.1 with JavaScript/jQuery & PHP

API v1 Retirement is Complete and feel free to read this post about how to use new Twitter API.

In March 2013 Twitter plans to retire version 1 of their REST API, however it’s replacement requires all requests to use OAuth signed headers. As a result if you’re using JavaScript to pull in a twitter feed to show on your website, you might be in for a spot of bother. However I’ve put together a little script which will allow you to remain using your JavaScript implementation, until you have time to move to the Twitter API 1.1 completely.
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New Google Maps looks just amazing!

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The new Google Maps draws you a tailored map for every search and click you make. So whatever you’re trying to find or wherever you’re trying to go, you’ll always have a map highlighting the things that matter most.

YouTube live streaming expanding to more channels.

Great News from Youtube!

Live streaming can bring great experiences to your viewers, create deeper engagement with your fans and build a hyper-engaged audience for your channel. Over the last year, many YouTube creators have used our live streaming to make their channels a destination for Emmy-winning sports events, amazing music, immersive gaming, engaging talk shows and so much more.

YouTube Live allows you to offer your audience a great viewing experience, with great streaming quality and instant scalability and reliability. Here are some key features:

  • You get real-time transcoding in the cloud, so you only need to send us your highest quality stream and we make it instantly available in all resolutions and device formats
  • You can show multiple camera angles, add closed captions, and insert ads and slates
  • Viewers can watch the live stream from any device, get the best quality constantly adjusting to their Internet connection, and can skip back and forth in the live stream
  • iMac 27″ 2011 vs 2013 direct sunlight test.

    iMac 27 2011 vs 2013

    Maximum brightness on both screens, same light conditions (angel, amount etc).
    Feel the difference!