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

Google: Project Shield

Project Shield is an initiative to use Google’s infrastructure to protect free expression online. The service currently combines Google’s DDoS mitigation technologies and Page Speed Service (PSS), which allow websites to serve their content through Google to be better protected from DDoS attacks.

Project Shield is currently invite-only, and seeking additional “trusted testers”. Organizations with sites serving media, elections and human rights related content are invited to apply using the form here.

How to Piss Off Every New Yorker in 36 Seconds

via BuzzFeedVideo Youtube channel.

Parallax.js

Parralax.js – Simple, lightweight parallax engine that reacts to the orientation of a smart device.

parallax.js

Besides mouse/cursor support, it works on mobile and tablet (where gyroscope or motion detection hardware is available) too.
It comes with multiple options for customizing the effect where they can be set inline using “data attributes” or in JavaScript.

Parallax.js reacts to the orientation of your smart device, offsetting layers depending on their depth within a scene… Oh, you don’t have a smart device? No worries, if no gyroscope or motion detection hardware is available, parallax.js uses the position of your cursor instead. Radical.

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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Dropbox for Mac Beta – Screenshot Sharing and iPhoto Import.

dropbox-beta

Today, Dropbox has released a new public beta for Mac that contains some noteworthy new functionalities to speed up the process of adding files to your Dropbox account through the Finder, and particularly images.

My favorite one is an automatic screenshot sharing feature!

Download Dropbox Beta

Pure — a CSS framework by Yahoo!

Pure is a newest framework that is created by Yahoo!. It uses Normalize.CSS and doesn’t use any JavaScript but only HTML-CSS.

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The framework is built with responsive layouts in mind and has styles for typography, grids, forms, buttons, tables and navigation.
Markup used is very simple and the whole framework is pretty lightweight (5.7KB minified and gzipped).
Also, it is modular and styles for each module can be used separately.

The Tanks i Get

Short video for my friends from «The Tanks i Get».

«The Tanks I Get» offers consumers contextually relevant tank top designs based on geography and psychographics to enhance consumers’ self-definition within their surroundings. Does that make sense? Because we don’t understand it.
In short, we’re all about sleevelessness. «The Tanks I Get» started just in time for the heat of summer 2013. All business production is based in the USA. Design + shipping are based out of NYC. We’re «The Tanks I Get», and we’ll shamelessly give tanks no matter the thanks we get.
Sleeves, The Tanks i Get

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