Android recently unveiled their newest operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It doesn’t entirely overhaul the system, but it does bring some exciting new improvements for Android users to enjoy. Like every new operating system, it takes some getting used to, but knowing some of the tricks help to facilitate the process. Expect Changes with New… Continue reading 4 Android 6.0 Marshmallow tricks to show to your friends
The importance of mobile design really cannot be exaggerated these days. In 2014, 60 percent of web traffic came from a mobile device. That’s well over half, and more than enough reason to convince any sane person of the importance of mobile first design. But building a top smartphone app is tough. Contrary to what… Continue reading 6 main elements of beautifully designed smartphone apps
China may have the second biggest VC market in the world after the U.S. and have a shared interest in new and emerging technology startups, but recent numbers and growth show the country is working its way into first place. This is especially true since venture capitalists are considered one of the prime sources for… Continue reading How the Chinese VC culture is different than the US
“Let’s put it this way. The idea of being employed is a problem if you want to be creative. Sometimes I sit for a whole day just thinking about my code, then I spend a week writing it. It’s tough to explain that day where you just sat there and thought to employers, but any… Continue reading A Toptal developer’s experience with creative coding and pushing your limits
“What’s next for me? Hmm. Let me think.” Andrew Korzhuev, who leads various analytics initiatives at Toptal, talks to me via Skype on a Thursday afternoon. He is in Buenos Aires, Argentina. “Oh! I know. My next project is to go back home to Russia to get a driver’s license.” I can’t help but chuckle… Continue reading Programming in the Andes. A Toptal Engineer’s Search for Adventure
Not all “successful” entrepreneurs are rich —no matter how you define wealthy. However, a foundation many can agree upon is having a net worth of at least one million dollars. For the vast majority of people, that benchmark gives them a comfortable lifestyle. Most millionaires are pretty normal people, and you may not earmark them… Continue reading What rich entrepreneurs do differently
When deciding on a web host, you’ll find an array of different options. As the web hosting industry has grown, options have divided into several distinct categories, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. These include shared, collocated, unmanaged dedicated, and managed dedicated. Knowing what each of these different types of web hosting entails can… Continue reading What type of web hosting does my business need?
The top quality web hosting sites of today are using cloud hosting for optimal website functionality. However, though its use is becoming widespread, some business owners are still not exactly sure what cloud hosting is and why it’s beneficial. “Cloud hosting” is a buzz phrase that has taken the business world by storm, and for… Continue reading Do I need cloud hosting?
You’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about Google’s Project Ara, but Project Tango is starting to garner some well deserved attention of its own. The smartphone has some impressive hardware unlike anything else on the market, including a Myriad 1 vision processor chip which has the capacity to make one million 3D measurements every… Continue reading Google tangos with NASA
In the past couple of weeks you’ve probably received emails, Facebook posts, or tweets warning about the Heartbleed virus, but have there actually been any victims? Supposedly, Heartbleed has a knack for stealing credit card information, usernames, and passwords, making it a particularly nasty virus. The news swept the globe, raising general anxiety, putting IT… Continue reading First “Heartbleed Attack” makes wave