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"Great looking books." That's what Amazon is promising to deliver with Kindle Format 8 (KF8) -- a new, HTML5-based file format for Kindle books. According to the company, KF8 will allow publishers to produce picture books, comics and graphic novels with greater ease, thanks to the platform's ri...

October 24th 2011 at 8:38am 0 Comments
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Ballmer didn't get specific when he said the Windows Phone Mango update would bring 500 new features, but we'd bet our blue screens that a handful of those additions are wrapped up in IE9. In addition to the long awaited landscape mode address bar, IE9 for Windows Phone promises to bolster performan...

May 24th 2011 at 12:56am 0 Comments
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We know how it is, you want to be a hotshot developer, but all that coding sounds like daunting work. Never mind, Apple's got your back with its new iAds producer, which automates all the HTML5 and CSS3 stuff into the background and leaves you to focus on the crucial task of picking out templates a...

December 21st 2010 at 6:26am 0 Comments
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ScreenSteps, an app for creating screen-based documentation and a TUAW favorite, has just released a pretty big update and a brand-new social document service called ScreenSteps.me. The desktop update includes, among other improvements, a totally-rewritten screen capture tool that makes the document...

November 6th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We've seen some cool tricks done with CSS3 in recent months. From iOS icons made in pure CSS to the OS X Dock animation that Sam mentioned this week, people are embracing the possibilities. It is, however, only a certain breed of developer that has the mindset and the patience to build these kinds o...

November 5th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Web developer Michael Hüneburg has been experimenting recently with the new capabilities enabled by the latest version of the cascading style sheets standard, CSS3. Among other things, CSS3 now offers the ability to create animations triggered by a mouse over or click. Hüneburg used thos...

November 3rd 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Recent versions of Webkit, the browser engine that Safari and Chrome are based on, have allowed for extensive use of CSS3, as well as some proprietary CSS tricks. The result has been some very innovative art created entirely using CSS. Take, for example, Louis Harboe's set of iOS icons created using...

June 28th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments