I don't sell CDs, tires, or books. There are no physical goods that trade hands when I build a website. I provide a service, not a good. For myself, as a web designer and developer, that means I do not pay sales taxes on my services.
Dan's Web World - Blog
Sharing what I know on web design, search engines, technology, hosting, and more.
The concept of "above the fold" refuses to die. And while it definitely retains some value, it is long-since time to rethink the concept when building a website.
I recently stepped into a remodeled JCPenney, not far from my home, in the Southdale Mall, Edina. Since my father worked for Penneys for 35+ years, I've always been willing to give them a chance, even though they never were the hippest of stores. But as you probably know, the company recently replaced their CEO with Ron Johnson, who famously headed up Apple's Retail stores to great success.
Looking at data provided by StatCounter, it would seem there have some definitely changes in browser use over the past year. In the USA, Google Chrome recently took the crown as the most popular browser in the world. It's been my favorite for the past year as well. Internet Explorer now sits at the #2 spot, with Firefox a strong #3 and Safari a much lower #4.
Going off the great info on StatCounter.com, I came across this surprising (or not) statistic. 1024x768 is no longer the most popular screensize. Due to widescreen laptops and larger desktop screens, the new benchmark is 1366x768.