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Create Compelling Websites With This UX Video Course [Deals]

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Your website is often the first interaction customers have with your brand; and effective UX can boost sales, bolster conversion rates, and improve customer satisfaction – so don’t you owe it to yourself to know how to implement it?

Well now you can learn how to create websites your users will love – thanks to Cult of Mac Deals – with this UX video course for only $59. That’s a savings of 70%!

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Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Was Asked By Steve Jobs To Help Build OS X In 2000

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Was Asked By Steve Jobs To Help Build OS X In 2000

The Father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, could also have been the godfather of OS X

Built upon the DNA of NeXT OS, OS X is already one of the most well known Unix-based operating systems, but it could have been supercharged if the father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, had accepted a job offer from Steve Jobs back in 2000.

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Run The Gimp (Or Other X11 Apps) Full Screen [OS X Tips]

Run The Gimp (Or Other X11 Apps) Full Screen [OS X Tips]

If you regularly use any X11 apps in Lion, such as the Gimp image editor, then you might dislike to the confusion of each X11 app utilizing its own menu bar. A way to make X11 apps easier to work with is to integrate X11 with Mission Control’s spaces and to run X11 full screen. Here are the steps.

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UNIX Father (and Mac OS X Grandfather) Dennis Ritchie Passes Away at 70

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The past few weeks have seen the passing of a number of computing giants. The world learned this week that Dennis Ritchie, the computer scientist who helped create the UNIX operating system and C programming language, passed away at the age of 70. This software was the progenitor of much of modern computing, including Mac OS X and iOS, and was born (ironically) out of the need to play computer games!

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