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23 examples of duotones and colour filters in web design

I’ve rounded up 23 examples of websites using duotones (or sometimes gradients, colour filters or a classy monotone / grayscale). There are various reasons these effects abound, notably allowing informational websites to use authentic photography without distracting from navigational elements or important copywriting. Duotones can establish a colour theme for an agency website, for example, and help to liven up ... Read More »

Center Stage rolls out new logo, web design in advance of re-opening

Center Stage artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah discusses the year-long renovations that are almost completed at the theater. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun video) Tim SmithContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun You know Center Stage is in Baltimore. Now the whole word will know. Center Stage is now Baltimore Center Stage. The new name, together with a new logo and website, comes as ... Read More »

The 3 Line Menu Icon: What is a Hamburger Menu?

What if I told you that websites and smartphones had hamburgers in them? You would probably think that I have totally lost it after coming off my meds. But it’s absolutely true, I kid you not. When you open an app on your smartphone or some websites today, you could be looking at a hamburger — a hamburger menu icon, ... Read More »

The First LG Laptops Are on Their Way to the U.S. Market

LG, the Korean electronics giant known for its smartphones, appliances and tablets is bringing its first laptops to the U.S. market. The company announced the release of the Gram series of laptops in a press release recently. The machines, named Gram to highlight their light weight, are available in 13-inch and 14-inch models. The 13-inch model has 128GB of storage, ... Read More »

LG Could Unveil New Curved Phone in November

Just weeks after the announcement of the first curved smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Round, images of a second curved phone have emerged. South Korean LCD display maker LG Display announced recently it would start mass-producing flexible OLED screens for smartphones. The organic LED display screen technology is used in computer monitors, PDFs, handheld games and other devices. In a recent prepared statement ... Read More »

Go Full Color with HP LaserJet Pro MFP-M177

Today, if a technology item does not fit in your hand or come with apps you can play, it does not catch much attention. Printers are not often handheld, although I had a tiny portable printer years ago that was amazing until I fried it on a trip to London with the wrong power converter. Ouch. The new HP Color ... Read More »

New LG G4 Smartphone Upgrades Camera and Adds Luxury

LG has just unveiled its newest smartphone, the LG G4. The successor of the G3 is boasting some nice upgrades from it’s predecessor. A beefed up camera and real leather back are some of the changes customers can expect to see. In fact, one of the biggest upgrades on the LG G4 from the previous model is the phone’s 16MP camera. ... Read More »

Mozilla Lays Off Employees Working on Firefox-Powered Connected Devices: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Mozilla dissolves team behind connected devices initiative The company has reportedly laid off a team of 50 Mozilla ended development of its Firefox OS for smartphones in 2015 Mozilla, the non-profit company popular for its Firefox browser, has given up on its dream of expanding into connected devices. The company has confirmed that it is dissolving its connected devices ... Read More »

Feds Sue Qualcomm for Forcing Chips on Apple

EARLIER Apple iOS 10 Battery-Drain Fiasco Still Infuriating Users THIS STORY Feds Sue Qualcomm for Forcing Chips on Apple LATER Samsung Brings Android Nougat to Galaxy Phones YOU ARE HERE:   HOME MOBILE TECH THIS STORY Support every customer. Anytime. Anywhere. NEWS OPS By Shirley Siluk. Updated January 18, 2017 10:21AM SHARE ALSO SEE Federal Trade Commission FTC Qualcomm Apple ... Read More »

No concessions for Apple, but govt to review mobile manufacturing policy to boost the sector

NEW DELHI: The government won’t offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative, officials said. This could meet some of the demands that Apple has made apart from benefitting other phone makers as well. Apple had sought the concessions to ... Read More »