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A Closer Look at Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition

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Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition

Just in time for Mozilla’s 10th anniversary of Firefox, comes a series of new projects such as Polaris, Interest Dashboard and the one that’s been talked about for quite some time – Firefox Developer Edition. Although there are a lot of developer tool add-ons that can be integrated in the existing Mozilla Firefox browser, this […]


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The Sabah Dealer: A closer look at how Mickey Ashmore came to sell traditional Turkish slippers in NYC

The Sabah Dealer


Based in NYC, The Sabah reinvents the traditional handmade Turkish slipper with a modern silhouette. Founder Mickey Ashmore first fell in love with the slipper after receiving one as a gift while living in Istanbul four…

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Unseen Photo Fair 2014: Obscuring The Human Form: Provocative images commanding a closer look, culled from Amsterdam’s expertly curated annual showcase

Unseen Photo Fair 2014: Obscuring The Human Form


Now in its third year, Amsterdam’s Unseen Photo Fair is a veritable artistic force. Housed in a former gasworks, the impressive selection shows that while the world may be drowning in images, when expertly curated, it’s still an enlightening medium that teach, surprise…

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A closer look at the ring flash on the Moto X

We’ve seen these ring flashes on cellphones before but that doesn’t make it any less interesting. Motorola claims it’ll help diffuse light for more even illumination. Maybe, we’ll let you know when our Moto X review is ready.

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Götti Frames’s Subtle Refinement: A closer look at the Swiss brand’s inconspicuous innovations, such as their clever folding technology

Götti Frames's Subtle Refinement


Since 1998, Zurich-based optician-turned-designer Sven Götti has been dreaming up shapes and concepts (releasing about 40 new models each year) that tickle his fancy. At first glance, götti Switzerland frames look pretty conventional with clean lines…

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A closer look at the beautiful new HTC One

HTC’s new One is a lot of things. It’s big, it’s powerful, it’s long-lasting, it’s full of weird features with weird names that let you airbrush your photos into oblivion. But above all, it’s beautiful. HTC’s goal all along was to build a different kind of phone, a higher-end device for people who appreciate what that really means. On that front, there’s no debate: it worked.

For lots more, be sure and read our full review and our exclusive look at how the new One came to be.

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TED 2014: Earth and Space: A closer look at Planet Labs’ earth mapping project and the Large Synoptic Sky Survey

TED 2014: Earth and Space


In years past, the topic of space has remained a constant theme at TED conferences, and at last week’s 30th anniversary series of talks in Vancouver, BC, the expansive and always awe-inspiring topic remained on the table. While much talk has centered around a certain legendary singing Canadian astronaut,…

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Charged: Lowline and the Remote Skylight: A closer look at the progressive project’s innovative solution to bringing natural light underground

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A closer look at Asus’ $299 Wacom-equipped Windows tablet

Asus launched its 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet earlier this week and surprised everyone by including Wacom stylus support for just $ 299. At the Consumer Electronics Show today I got a closer look at this small Windows tablet and compared it to Dell’s Venue 8 Pro. The stylus is the main selling point, and as you’d expect it works well. There’s pressure sensitivity and the stylus can be stored inside the bottom of the tablet so you don’t lose it.

The implementation feels similar to the Surface Pro, and you can glide the pen across the top of the screen to move the cursor without ever touching the display. I wasn’t able to test the pressure sensitivity fully due to a lack of apps installed on the tablet, but inking with the…

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Get a Closer Look at 10 Outstanding Examples Of Website Navigation

Get a Closer Look at 10 Outstanding Examples Of Website NavigationNavigation is also known as button bar, which is an essential component of a website. The success of a website is directly related to its navigation. Website navigation is like a gateway into the different sections of content. Some general rules are mentioned below to design it effectively:

  • Navigation should be easy and simple
  • It should be consistent
  • Less is more
  • Remind the user of their locationUse obvious section names

Navigation is the first thing of which extra care should be taken irrespective of the functionality of the website. The website with wonderful functionality along with an exceptional navigation will be impressive and interesting for the visitors, thereby giving an enhanced user-experience.

Few websites with marvelous and distinctive navigational elements are showcased below, which is a sign of how websites should be with a combination of novelty and realism:

Examples Of Website Navigation

CSSChopper

CSSChopper

CSSChopper offers a rich and colorful approach to website navigation. A traditional menu bar is situated across the top of the page, but user’s eye is immediately drawn towards the below-mentioned rich and user-friendly content that describes it’s services. A basic approach is adopted, but it is an effective solution for communicating the core information.

HTMLPanda

HTMLPanda

HTMLPanda is a well-designed and colorful approach of website navigation. An inspirational pic is added on the home page with precise & user-friendly content. It is a brief description that communicates the core information regarding its excellent services.

Big Apple Hot Dogs

Big Apple Hot Dogs

This is a quirky site, which uses minimum navigation in order to create a simple and clean interface to display the content and product.

No-Refresh

No-Refresh

No-Refresh website really encourages users to click due to its simple and impressive website navigation. With the help of this website, they done the easy exploration of work and philosophy. The site is not boring due to bright splashes of colour along with some pleasant layout surprises on the screen.

Nick Jones

Nick Jones

A simple and minimalist approach to website navigation is adopted by Nick Jones showcasing a menu of options in the center of the page in a straight line.

Niketo

Niketo

The website of Niketo has adopted a timeline-like approach in order to show the content. It has a simple-but-effective pop-up menu with the help of which you can filter the content that is shown

75B

75B

The website navigation of Dutch studio 75B uses a bird’s-eye-view approach. In this, the content is shown from high level. A horizontal scrolling page is revealed at full size on clicking on any one section.

Stephen Vernon Clarke

Stephen Vernon Clarke

Stephen Vernon Clarke is a simple website for a photographer that uses a dial metaphor in order to provide the website navigation between sections mirroring the functionality of a camera. With the help of this ultimate solution, the photographer’s work is permitted to take a center stage.

Nimbletank

Nimbletank

Nimbletank offers a fun and interactive experience to users with a 360 degree movement and references of old school Tetris game. This site is aimed at touch devices, but it is also functional on desktop screens. In the corner of this site, situated a rotate button to mimick the rotation of an iPad.

Acko

Acko

This site is unusual in its minimalist navigation. This site impress the geeks with its rich 3D effect that is rendered directly in the browser in which the site sweeps from one section to other.

About the Author

David Meyer is a web graphic designer and has years of experience in this field. He works at CSSChopper, which is a top-rated service provider company. His biggest passion is blogging and so, he also writes for other blogs.


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