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The 3 best new Chrome extensions

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Chrome is my favorite browser and judging from our analytics, it’s the preferred browser of the majority of our readers as well. That being the case it only makes sense to get some awesome new extensions in front of you. ...

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Top Five Mistakes to Avoid in Mobile UX Design

This is a guest post.

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Alon Even—VP of Marketing at Appsee.

Developers, publishing houses and companies are all engaged in some form in a constant learning process that teaches them the best ways to create engaging ...

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Stop Missing Life’s Most Important Photos

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The best photos aren’t always the prettiest, but it’s the prettiest that get shared on Facebook and Instagram. There are many ways to share photos with friends and family but none stand out in my mind in terms of uniqueness ...

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Self-Storage Used to Suck

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We all have junk memories that we’ve got to store somewhere. If you have run out of room in your basement, closets, garage and shed (assuming you have one) and you have already exhausted the storage areas of any friends ...

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Oh Dang! From Instagram to Oil Paintings

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“That’s insane!” was the first thought to run through my head when I first saw what the creative talent at PIXELI.ST was capable of. I’m really excited to get to introduce you to this company if you haven’t run into ...

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Marquee—A Tool For Easily Publishing Gorgeous Content

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You could say I do a lot of writing/blogging. Some of the articles I create take over 14 hours to produce. That’s a lot of time staring at a screen and working within an interface (WordPress for me, currently). So ...

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MOS Is a Sleek, Useful Cable Management System for Apple Devices

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Technically the MOS is a magnetic cable organization system designed to compliment MacBooks, but it looks more like a dazzling sculpture. It’s one of those, “Why didn’t I think of that?” products that was successfully funded on Kickstarter. Greg Petersen, ...

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Good.Co Helps You Figure Yourself Out

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Have you ever wondered what makes you tick? If you are interested in discovering your personality type, you should check out Good.Co. It’s a self-discovery network that helps you find out how compatible you are with friends, co-workers, jobs ...

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what3words: An Alternative to Zipcodes

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Are you ready for an interesting alternative to the postal code system? Personally, I love it when someone rethinks an idea that has been around for decades upon decades. what3words has mapped every 3m x 3m square in the world ...

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Sprig: Dinner On Demand

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Bottom line: The price is right for hassle-free food selection, delivery and payment. Get in on a good thing before everyone else by signing up to be notified of expansion right this minute.

How would you like to eat food ...

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At The Pool: An Easy Way to Get Social Offline

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When you hear social media, ironically, I bet you only think about online services like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. Many a person has complained that “social media” has actually disconnected the world, more than connected it. Sure, you can “hangout” ...

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Prefundia: Before You Launch On Kickstarter…

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Not all that long ago, I crowdfunded something. Climbur, to be exact. It didn’t go so well. I raised a few hundred dollars from friends and family, but not nearly the amount I was hoping to raise from the community ...

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Sessions: Online Health Coaching that Works

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Health (and everything it encompasses like exercising and eating right) is so important, but far to few people (myself included) really nail down an awesome (much less effective) health routine. My wife and I have often complained how much easier ...

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Startup Stories: Onesheet

I’ve spent some time in the music industry and there aren’t a lot of really useful tools out there for musicians. There are some, as we’ve catalogued, but one of the best is definitely Onesheet. So, I recently interviewed Brenden ...

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Picture Interview: Dave Fowler, Founder of Chartio

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In case you couldn’t tell, I’m pretty intrigued by data (from data visualization tools to Big Data), so naturally I was interested in learning more about Chartio, “The easiest business dashboard you’ll ever use.” You pop your data ...

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Startup Stories: Birchbox—Discover Beauty and Grooming Products

This is a picture of our second beta box. For our first shipment we used glue to secure the samples. That went horribly! We iterated and changed the packaging to include tissue paper and wrapped packages. It worked much better and contributed to the feeling of Birchbox being a "gift" you can buy for yourself.

What if you could get hand-picked beauty, grooming and lifestyle products delivered to your house for just $10 a month? Save time, get recommendations, lots of choice? Well you can thanks to Birchbox, the startup that is doing nothing ...

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Inside Path, the BMW of Social Networks (Pics)

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Path, the social network born in the mobile era that caters to your close friends and family (like 150 connections or less), is on a roll. Last April, Path snagged a $250 million valuation and just recently passed the ...

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Startup Stories: Slice, the Service that Organizes Everything You Buy

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When I first read about Slice and investigated their website, I was impressed (to say the least). It’s one of those services that makes you think, “Wow, why hasn’t someone thought of that before now,” and “How did I live ...

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Startup Stories: Contactually

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DailyTekk has long been a fan of Contactually, the startup that brings you better relationship management in your email, ever since we discovered them while researching resources to feature in a roundup titled 50 Ways to Make Email More ...

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Startup Stories: Expensify

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Prepare to laugh and learn on this edition of Startup Stories where we get a first-hand glimpse into the genesis of Expensify, whose playful slogan “Expense reports that don’t suck” should clue you in to the fact that this ...

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