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Graphic Display Resolutions – What Do The Numbers Mean? [MakeUseOf Explains]

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Graphic Display Resolutions – What Do The Numbers Mean? [MakeUseOf Explains]

Display resolutions can be a rather cryptic business, with multiple standards used to describe the same display resolution in 10 different ways. All of those technical terms tend to change based on the display’s purpose (television versus computer monitor) and even your region (the meaning of HD Ready). Today, we’ll help you make sense of the different terms people tend to throw around when describing display resolutions.

Simon Slangen February 11, 2013 11-02-2013
Graphic Display Resolutions – What Do The Numbers Mean? [MakeUseOf Explains]
Flickr Fixes Privacy Bug By Making All Your Photos Private [Updates]

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Flickr Fixes Privacy Bug By Making All Your Photos Private [Updates]

Some Flickr users have been receiving emails regarding a privacy-setting bug affecting their photos. Whether you’ve received this email or not, this bug may affect you if you have any photos on Flickr. According to the email, a site-wide bug was discovered that caused private photos to be switched to public. Once the bug was discovered, Flickr decided to take an extra precaution and set every photo that may have been impacted to private.

Yaara Lancet February 10, 2013 10-02-2013
Flickr Fixes Privacy Bug By Making All Your Photos Private [Updates]
GetGlue Launches Huge Update For Its iOS Application [Updates]

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GetGlue Launches Huge Update For Its iOS Application [Updates]

Popular social sharing application GetGlue has a new version available on the App Store that brings with it some great new features that should be of interest to die-hard users of the app. With this new update, users get a personalized TV guide for TV shows, movies and sports.

Dave LeClair February 10, 2013 10-02-2013
GetGlue Launches Huge Update For Its iOS Application [Updates]
Making The Web Interactive: An Introduction To jQuery

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Making The Web Interactive: An Introduction To jQuery

jQuery is a client-side scripting library that nearly every modern website uses – it makes websites interactive. It’s not the only Javascript library, but it is the most developed, most supported, and most widely used. It’s one of the building blocks of any modern website. But what exactly is jQuery, what makes it so popular, and why should you care about it if you’re starting out as a web developer?

James Bruce February 10, 2013 10-02-2013
Making The Web Interactive: An Introduction To jQuery
Should Academic Articles Be Free Online? [MakeUseOf Poll]

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Should Academic Articles Be Free Online? [MakeUseOf Poll]

Aaron Swartz was behind things we’ve all heard of, like RSS and Reddit, and believed academic journal articles should be free for all. He downloaded thousands of articles using his university log in, and was arrested and charged for it. Now that the dust on this case has settled somewhat, it’s time to take a look at this question again: should government-funded research articles be free for all online?

Yaara Lancet February 10, 2013 10-02-2013
Should Academic Articles Be Free Online? [MakeUseOf Poll]
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