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Retina Display Icon Set | Blog | The Working Group We had such a great response from our iPhone icon set, and so many requests for larger formats, that Alex decided awhile back to build them out for Retina display. Each icon is now available at 3 sizes: 64 x 64, 48 x 48, and 24 x 24. They are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license. You may use the icons for both commercial and non-profit purposes, as well as modify them (in fact we challenge you to make ‘em better). Download all sizes here: TWG Retina Icons Zip Enjoy everyone, and send your karma over to Alex Shutin for his amazing design work!

Glyphish – Great icons for great iPhone & iPad apps IFTTT Alternatives : Similar automation sites | The Lacuna Blog - Computer Tips and Tutorials Share some love, will you? Ifttt is a web service which lets user to create tasks which are performed when certain condition is met. We have already covered about Ifttt and some of its best recipes in one of our earlier posts. Zapier The best and most versatile alternative to Ifttt which offers much more unique set of apps than those offered by Ifttt itself. Update (11.15.2012) : Zapier now runs the zaps for free account every 15 minutes. Wappwolf This goes beyond just syncing and moving files; it provides actions that could improve your productivity. We-Wired Web It works the same way as Ifttt and Zapier. CloudWork Cloudwork is a service that allows users to automate tasks between Google Apps, Salesforce, Evernote, Zoho, Twitter, Freshbooks, MailChimp, Zendesk, Dropbox, WordPress and others. Update : We got an early invitation to the private beta. Elastic.io Another similar service to keep track of. Yahoo Pipes Tarpipe Mashable LogicOn{X} (For Android Smartphones) Changes :

Visualisation de l'information : de multiples outils Dans un monde où l’information est toujours plus abondante, le professionnel rencontre souvent des difficultés – même s’il utilise des méthodologies de recherche efficaces – pour analyser et traiter des volumes d’information qui peuvent être importants. De nombreux outils, dont plusieurs gratuits, peuvent heureusement lui permettre de manipuler les données, de les visualiser graphiquement et de mettre ainsi en évidence modèles et tendances. Quelques dossiers et supports sur les outils de visualisation de l’information Pour découvrir ces outils, on pourra consulter avec profit les dossiers, recensements et supports cités ci-après. En repartant de ce tableau, Le Monde Informatique a réalisé en janvier 2012 un dossier en deux parties intitulé « 22 outils gratuits pour visualiser et analyser les données », dans lequel il offre pour chaque outil un résumé de ses principales caractéristiques et fonctionnalités. +Béatrice Foenix-Riou

Metrize Icons • 300 Icons for Designers & Developers Metrize Icons is a free icon set, it works perfectly for your apps or web projects. You may use these icons for both commercial and personal projects and customize them any way you like. All Icons, WebFont and Updates are Free. The download includes: PSD (Single Shape Layer) SVG (Single Icon 512 x 512) EPS AI PDF Web Font The bundle also include Metrize Font Icons, inside you will find a simple guide how to use the webfont with @font-face, the necessary scripts for compatibility with IE7 and the complete character map. Big thanks to Icomoon App for creating/editing the webfont. Enjoy Metrize Icons. Next Release In the next release I would like to add support for PNG and CSH. License You are free to use Metrize Icons (the "Icon Set") or any part thereof (the "Icons") in any personal, open-source or commercial work without obligation of payment (monetary or otherwise) or attribution. Do not sell, sub-license, rent, transfer, host, redistribute the Icon Set.

ikonic: 180 real iOS icons | Radesign ikonic is a set of 150 180 pixel-perfect icons designed specifically for iOS. The icons are highly consistent, compliant with Apple’s iOS HIG and look sharp on Retina displays. Why I created ikonic In my experience of designing over 25 iOS apps, I found two basic issues with the icons sets available in the market: The icons within an icon set are inconsistent with each other – they’re a muddle of sharp, rounded, minimal, detailed, thick and thin varieties. I created ikonic to address these two issues in particular. Why you should use ikonic High level of consistency in icon style and size makes your designs more professional.Apple recommended 40 x 40 px size means no resizing is required. Features Consistent and Minimalistic: Apple’s iOS HIG compliant: Easily modifiable: Specification 180 iconsPNG: 40 x 40 px & 20 x 20 px approx. | @2x naming | grey & white color (as per Apple’s iOS HIG)PSD: 40 x 40 px approx. | 100% shape layers Enlarged view Icons in use What users say Ben Boral Really great.

Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars To Watch – Complete List Over the past couple of months, CloudTweaks offered to its readers corporate profiles of some of the most innovative and fast developing start-ups in Europe. Some companies on the list are already well-known in the cloud computing sectors while others are still developing their services. What distinguishes them is the fact that all the companies are based in Europe, although some of them have offices in North America and Asia, and are involved in developing innovative products that are almost entirely cloud-based. This is not a complete list of all promising European cloud start-ups but a series of profiles of those companies that already set foot on the market and are rapidly growing. The companies are listed in alphabetical order 1 – Aepona – Aepona is a company providing application-led products and services to telecommunications operators worldwide. 3 – BlueTeach - BlueTeach is a knowledge sharing community in the Cloud, offering a virtual classroom called Eclass. By Kiril Kirilov

Presentation of Data Main Article Business presenters use tables, graphs and charts as part of their presentation. Such data provides evidence for their claims and support for their ideas. It is critical therefore to present data powerfully. It is sad that business presenters do not work towards presenting data the right way – to get audience attention. Audience dislike complex or confusing data and typically turn off when such data is presented. The most strongly presented argument can fail if data is not presented properly. This section has 3 parts: NEW Articles Waterfall Chart in PowerPoint Top Articles in this Section From Data to Infographics Creative Ideas for Data Presentation Throw away your excel sheets and PowerPoint files for your next data presentation. Charts and Diagrams are Everywhere Do you know that we get a significant portion of our daily information as Charts & Diagrams? Creative PowerPoint Chart Placeholders Find ideas to use creative PowerPoint chart placeholders that add context to your business slides.

Flatilicious - 48 Free Flat Icons | Free and premium mousemade pixel perfect graphic design and web resources. | pixel-fabric.com Long time no see. Here's nice pack of 48 free flat icons! Flat design is perfect so I decided to make some nice flat icons. Full size here! Details File size: 1,33 MBFormats: PSD Downloads: 17166 Tags flat, icons, free, nice, web, ui, app, design, vector License All free (freebies) resources on Pixel Fabric, including but not limited to, icons, images, brushes, shapes, layer styles, layered PSD’s, patterns, textures, web elements and themes are free for use in both personal and commercial projects. We appreciate if you credit our resources or/and help spread the word about us. we will be happy if you write us about resource that you use in your project. You cannot however redistribute, resell, lease, license, sub-license or offer our resources to any third party.

Free iphone toolbar icons | Blog | The Working Group Update: You can get the Retina Display version here: Lately we’ve been getting more involved in developing iPhone apps for our clients. iPhone apps have their own size and UI standards, so we decided to speed things up for you by sharing some clean and simple iPhone toolbar icons. Feel free to download this 160-piece set, and use it in on your own projects. If you decide to download or use them, please drop a link to this blog post. Thanks!

The Paris Time Capsule Apartment A Parisian apartment left untouched for over 70 years was discovered in the quartier of Pigalle a few summers ago and I’ve been meaning to share the pictures with you. Time to unlock the vault … The owner of this apartment, Mrs. De Florian left Paris just before the rumblings of World War II broke out in Europe. The team that had the honor of opening what must have been a very stiff old lock for the first time in 70 years, likened the experience to ‘stumbling into the castle of sleeping beauty’. There is a further twist to the story. With some expert historical opinion, the ribbon-bound love letters were quickly recognized as the calling card of none other than Giovanni Boldini, one of Paris’ most important painters of the Belle Époque. What kept her away even after the war? via The Telegraph, photos by GETTY.

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