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Nine Techniques for CSS Image Replacement

CSS image replacement is a technique of replacing a text element (usually a header tag) with an image. An example of this would be including a logo on a page. You may want to use a <h1> tag and text for this for the accessibility and SEO benefits, but ideally you'd like to show your logo, not text.

CSS-Tricks presents Nine Techniques for CSS Image Replacement.

How to Download Google Docs With a Click?

If you were to open up any file, be it docs, spreadsheet, or even an unsupported file format, on Google Drive, you will either be brought to view or to an another page where you can perform a "File > Download". There is no direct and straightforward way to download a file.

This gets even more troublesome if your intention is to share a file to a friend through Google Drive. Your friend will not be able to download the file immediately without doing a "File > Download".

Luckily, there is a simple trick to share a link and your friend would be able to click and download immediately. Here's how to do just that.
Find out the file idThe download link will be as such: https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&id=[FILE ID]

Keep Your Google Contacts Updated with a Simple Google Script

An interesting method to get your friends to fill in their own personal information and have them synced back to your Google Contacts, all by running a Google Script.

The Google Script, provided by Digital Inspiration, can be found here.


» Keep your Google Contacts Up-to-date with a Google Script | Digital Inspiration

Yahoo! testing new home page interface

Yahoo! testing new home page interface, simplifying it. In my opinion, it looks very Google News to me.

Infographics: A Short History of Facebook Privacy Failure

Happy Holidays Doodle from Google

NASA Johnson Style (Gangnam Style Parody)

2012: A Year of Microsoft Milestones

As 2012 winds down, here’s a video and slideshow highlighting how Microsoft has built its devices and services foundation for the year ahead.


Microsoft blog on 2012's milestones.

Twitter Photo Filters

Samsung Galaxy S III Premium Suite Upgrade (Part 1)

Samsung has announced a Premium Suite upgrade for its flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III.

A full list of features can be found here.

PM Julia Gillard Addresses the End of the World

Australian PM Julia Gillard addresses the Australians that the end of the world is near and is to set to be the end of the Mayan Calendar.

Do you believe in it?