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  • Quick and dirty usability testing

    Quick and dirty usability testing

    Leah Buley outlines two quick usability tests that should be repeated throughout a project to ensure your design isn't veering off-course    
    - 12 Sep 13, 10:14am -
  • Heffalumps and user experience

    Heffalumps and user experience

    Instead of wasting time developing features based on untested hypotheses that turn out to be incorrect, ideas should be tested as early as possible so that less useful assumptions can be discarded    
    - 11 Sep 13, 9:47am -
  • Clare Sutcliffe on teaching kids to code

    Clare Sutcliffe on teaching kids to code

    Code Club's CEO - Clare Sutcliffe - talks about starting Code Club, her inspiration, her plans for a global future and the simple joy of helping kids learn to code    
    - 9 Sep 13, 10:39am -
  • Embrace failure

    Embrace failure

    In an extract from his book, Why We Fail, Victor Lombardi explains what experience designers can learn from past failures    
    - 2 Sep 13, 6:00am -
  • Create slick HTML5 animations

    Create slick HTML5 animations

    Modern browsers have several dedicated animation technologies built in. Martin Görner showcases the top four to try in your next project    
    - 30 Aug 13, 8:05am -
  • Make HTML5 apps with Sencha, part two

    Make HTML5 apps with Sencha, part two

    In the final part of this tutorial, Sencha’s Daniel Gallo discusses mobile app development and how to connect a mobile HTML5 app to an ASP.NET Web API backend    
    - 29 Aug 13, 6:03am -
  • 10 tips for HTML5 games development

    10 tips for HTML5 games development

    Brian McHarg's strategies for successful cross-browser, cross-platform games development with HTML5    
    - 28 Aug 13, 12:58pm -
  • Five killer ways to use minimalism

    Five killer ways to use minimalism

    Most designers love simplicity. But as Gene Crawford explains, minimalist design isn’t simply a matter of taking things away    
    - 28 Aug 13, 10:00am -
  • Relly Annett-Baker on her love of words

    Relly Annett-Baker on her love of words

    Content designer/strategist Relly Annett-Baker talks about RWD challenges, getting the better of writer’s block – and the terrible lives of playwrights    
    - 28 Aug 13, 6:00am -
  • History of a branding rockstar

    History of a branding rockstar

    In an extract from his book, Brandiing, WooThemes co-founder Adii Pienaar tells the story of how he built his personal brand and how it helped him succeed    
    - 27 Aug 13, 10:24am -

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Linux Format

  • newEscape Windows 2018
    Buy it now!Read a sampleI say it every year (probably) there’s never been a better time to get into Linux. It’s never been easier, there’s never been so many features, it’s never been so smooth to install, it’s never been so much fun an…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 10:34am -
  • So hot it hurts
    Buy it now!Read a sampleThis issue is a celebration of the best open source distros. We’re recognising the achievements of thousands of unsung developers, coders, testers, organisers and documentation writers. Day in, day out, they’re working…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Sep 18, 4:41am -
  • Hack it all!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleThe internet joke is: I’ve installed Kali, now I’m Hackerman! Just having the tools doesn’t mean you’re an instant expert, but at least it’s a first step… This issue we’re taking our regular look into the w…
    - 56 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 4:23am -
  • Cool, calm and collected
    Buy it now!Read a sampleHave GNU/Linux distributions fallen into a dull routine of refresh and release? It would be easy for a casual user to get the idea that Linux distros aren’t innovating. Indeed, years can pass between major releases for l…
    - 85 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 5:22am -
  • Open alternatives
    Buy it now!Read a sampleI installed LineageOS 15.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo) on my “ageing” OnePlus Two recently. It’s running beautifully, better than ever I’d say, with improved battery life and bang up-to-date security and support updates. Wi…
    - 3 Jul 18, 5:49am -
  • Getting to Gnome you.
    Buy it now!Read a sampleAre you enjoying the Bionic Beaver yet? After two years of a faultless 16.04 LTS install, my work PC sailed smoothly along with an error-free upgrade to 18.04 LTS. So long Unity, hello Gnome. Was it Gnome sweet Gnome fo…
    - 4 Jun 18, 7:47am -
  • Paint the town orange!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleI for one am genuinely excited by the latest release of Ubuntu. Canonical is no stranger to controversial decisions, but it feels recent moves – switching back to Gnome, abandoning convergence devices – have enabled it…
    - 9 May 18, 4:12am -
  • Pi-mageddon!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleAfter 152 issues and almost 12 years (October 2006) Linux Format Towers has finally been able to afford a fresh lick of paint, but don’t panic! All your favourite sections remain intact and as they were. They’re hopef…
    - 9 Apr 18, 9:03am -
  • Stop them spying!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleThe UK’s “Snooper’s Charter” was described as “the most extreme surveillance law ever passed in a democracy” by the Open Rights Group. The Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIPA) has been ruled unla…
    - 12 Mar 18, 5:35am -
  • Linux in 60 minutes!
    Buy it now!Read a sampleThere’s never been a better time to start using Linux and you’ve never had a better chance than with this month’s issue of Linux Format! We’re packing the ideal Linux starter pack with a bootable Live Disc that you…
    - 7 Feb 18, 8:50am -
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Mac Format

  • A new way to wear your fitness tracker

    A new way to wear your fitness tracker

    Wearable tech is proving to be this year’s big thing, and is likely to grow even more popular with the release of iOS 8 and its HealthKit app. And along with new wearable gadgets, third-party accessories will surely follow. As a Fitbit user, I real…
    - 10 Jun 14, 7:41am -
  • Subscribe and save £10!

    Subscribe and save £10!

    Get £10 off for one week only! This week only we are offering an extra £10 off purchases of print subscriptions and special editions on myfavouritemagazines.co.uk. Choose any magazine, including MacFormat, spending a minimum of £25 and you will r…
    - 5 Jun 14, 7:01pm -
  • New pro Lytro camera coming – but will it be better than the disappointing first version?

    New pro Lytro camera coming – but will it be better than the disappointing first version?

    When I reviewed the original Lytro camera for MacFormat, I was disappointed. It was such an exciting premise – taking ‘focus-less’ photos where you had the creative control to refocus the shot after you’d taken it – and it looked weird and…
    - 22 Apr 14, 8:00am -
  • Revealed: Razer’s iOS 7 games controller and app

    Revealed: Razer’s iOS 7 games controller and app

    We’ve received images and information about Project Kazuyo, an unannounced iOS 7 games controller that’s being developed by Razer, which specialises in gaming-focussed PCs and peripherals. It will be an case-style controller, and will feature re-…
    - 31 Mar 14, 8:58am -
  • Save on a MacFormat subscription in our Spring offer!

    Save on a MacFormat subscription in our Spring offer!

    Our Spring Sale is on! Save up to 45% on a print magazine subscription in our Spring Sale. We’re celebrating Spring and the inspiration it gives us by discounting all our magazines. Why not treat yourself to a subscription to MacFormat, starting fr…
    - 18 Mar 14, 10:23am -
  • 1Password 4

    1Password 4

    1Password is a system for storing and managing sensitive data, much of which integrates with web browsers. As the app’s name suggests, much of it centres around online login details – it can rapidly create and deploy complex passwords, increasing…
    - 28 Feb 14, 5:51am -
  • Get Parallels Access on an Extended Trial!

    Get Parallels Access on an Extended Trial!

    With Parallels Access, you can use your Mac or Windows PC applications on your iPad, from anywhere where you have an internet connection. Need Microsoft Office on the move? No problem – if you have it on your Mac, you can remotely access it on your…
    - 5 Feb 14, 11:21am -
  • Free Mac Pro desktop pictures – in 4K!

    Free Mac Pro desktop pictures – in 4K!

      The new Mac Pro is here – and so is MacFormat’s official verdict. The new issue of the magazine, out today, is packed with information about it, including benchmarks, advice on which build-to-order options are worth spending money on, details…
    - 29 Jan 14, 4:47am -
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    Get 50% off any iSkysoft application!

    iSkysoft has a great range of Mac applications, and with MacFormat's exclusive offer, you can get 50% off any of them! Just use our special offer code when you order.
    - 15 Jan 14, 5:42am -
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    January Subscription Sale!

    Throughout January, you can save up to 52% on a subscription to your favourite Future Publishing titles, including MacFormat. Prices start from £13.99 check them out at My Favourite Magazines. Subscriptions to MacFormat start at £23.49, when you p…
    - 6 Jan 14, 11:19am -

PC Format

    SourceForge: Blog

    • newProjects of the Week, October 22, 2018

      Projects of the Week, October 22, 2018

      Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: crDroid Android crDroid is a free Android based ROM, bringing a lot ...The post Projects of the Week, October 22, 2018 appeared first on SourceForge Comm…
      - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 12:14am -
    • Top 4 E-Commerce/ Shopping Software of the Week

      Top 4 E-Commerce/ Shopping Software of the Week

      This blog series features the top-performing projects on SourceForge under specific categories. This week, we feature the top 4 E-Commerce/ Shopping Software of the Week available on SourceForge. ...The post Top 4 E-Commerce/ Shopping Software of th…
      - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 12:12am -
    • Today in Tech – 1990
      On this day in 1990 the Internet Movie Database or more popularly known as IMDb was launched. IMDb was originally known as the “rec.arts.movies movie database” and contained ...The post Today in Tech – 1990 appeared first on SourceForge Commun…
      - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 12:12am -
    • Projects of the Week, October 15, 2018

      Projects of the Week, October 15, 2018

      Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: LMS plugins LMS is an open source multi-room audio system. It was ...The post Projects of the Week, October 15, 2018 appeared first on SourceForge Commun…
      - 8 days ago, 15 Oct 18, 12:00am -
    • Why Engineers Should Spend More Time Contributing to Open Source
      Software engineers are running a race. Not a literal one, but one that is just as challenging. It’s a race to keep themselves and the companies and organizations ...The post Why Engineers Should Spend More Time Contributing to Open Source appeared…
      - 11 days ago, 12 Oct 18, 12:23am -
    • Project Web PHP Upgrade
      Starting Monday, Oct 15, 2018, we are making PHP 7.1 available in our project web hosting as a part of the newer https sourceforge.io hosting option. Those remaining ...The post Project Web PHP Upgrade appeared first on SourceForge Community Blog.
      - 11 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 5:08pm -
    • Today in Tech – 1980
      On this day in 1980 Japanese company Namco officially transferred rights to its arcade game Pac-Man to American video game developer Midway Games. This was a significant moment ...The post Today in Tech – 1980 appeared first on SourceForge Communi…
      - 13 days ago, 10 Oct 18, 12:12am -
    • Projects of the Week, October 8, 2018

      Projects of the Week, October 8, 2018

      Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Clonezilla Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True ...The post Projects of the Week, October 8, 2018 appeared first on…
      - 15 days ago, 8 Oct 18, 12:27am -
    • October 2018, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Universal Media Server

      October 2018, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Universal Media Server

      For our October “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected Universal Media Server, a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server that streams many media formats with minimal configuration. Universal ...The post October 2018, “Staff Pick” Project of…
      - 18 days ago, 5 Oct 18, 12:25am -
    • Today in Tech – 1950
      On this day in 1950 AT&T Bell Laboratories researchers John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William Shockley were issued a US patent for their invention of the transistor. The ...The post Today in Tech – 1950 appeared first on SourceForge Community B…
      - 20 days ago, 3 Oct 18, 12:12am -

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