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Check out The Snap Download, The first 100 posts, for Amazon Kindle (and other tablets and smartphones via Amazon's Kindle app). The book is a look back at where it all began — the first 100 articles on our little site ...
Read It On The Can

THE SNAP DOWNLOAD — THE FIRST 100 POSTS (KINDLE BOOK)

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Check out The Snap Download, The first 100 posts, for Amazon Kindle (and other tablets and smartphones via Amazon’s Kindle app). The book is a look back at where it all began — the first 100 articles on our little site that could. Matt Healey compiled the book with the goal of selling enough to [&hellip
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The Snap: In recent weeks, Yahoo! (don't worry, I'll remove the damn "!" going forward -- I hate it too) has not only released a new weather app, but has also updated its news and mail apps. The new releases come after ...
Read on after you stop laughing

IS YAHOO! SETTING THE NEW STANDARD FOR MOBILE APP DESIGN?

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The Snap: In recent weeks, Yahoo! (don’t worry, I’ll remove the damn “!” going forward — I hate it too) has not only released a new weather app, but has also updated its news and mail apps. The new releases come after Yahoo’s recent acquisitions of a handful of mobile-focused start-ups, such as Summly a
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The Snap: The National are due to release their new album, Trouble Will Find Me, on May 21st. The album will be the band's first release in nearly three years, and will be paired with a new tour of the United States and ...
A NEW ALBUM IS ON THE WAY

DAMMIT, THE NATIONAL ARE ABOUT TO BUM ME OUT ONCE AGAIN

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The Snap: The National are due to release their new album, Trouble Will Find Me, on May 21st. The album will be the band’s first release in nearly three years, and will be paired with a new tour of the United States and Europe. While fans will have to wait until May to hear most [&hellip
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The Snap: In the sci-fi movie The Matrix, Neo, the story's protagonist, is offered a chance to take one of two colored pills. The pills -- one blue, one red, and offered by a character named Morpheus -- represent a choice ...
There's no turning back now

OPTING FOR MORPHEUS’ RED PILL WITH 23ANDME

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The Snap: In the sci-fi movie The Matrix, Neo, the story’s protagonist, is offered a chance to take one of two colored pills. The pills — one blue, one red, and offered by a character named Morpheus — represent a choice between willfully living in ignorance (via the blue pill) and reaching a new level [&hellip
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The Snap: This week, Twitter announced important changes to its Twitter Cards feature, which provide a mechanism for web and app content publishers to "attach media experiences to Tweets that link to... content." The most ...
That "Oh Shit" Sound You Hear is from Mountain View

TWITTER TEARS AT GOOGLE’S WEB WITH CARDS UPDATES

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The Snap: This week, Twitter announced important changes to its Twitter Cards feature, which provide a mechanism for web and app content publishers to “attach media experiences to Tweets that link to… content.” The most notable changes include direct app downloads and app-to-app linking, as Twitter notes on its Developer
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The Snap: Last week, The Strokes released their long-awaited fifth album, Comedown Machine. Critics have been quick to point out that the album, which comes a dozen years after the band's instant classic debut Is This It, ...
SHUT UP AND ACTUALLY LISTEN TO IT

THE STROKES RELEASE A NEW ALBUM… JUST DON’T CALL IT A COMEDOWN

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The Snap: Last week, The Strokes released their long-awaited fifth album, Comedown Machine. Critics have been quick to point out that the album, which comes a dozen years after the band’s instant classic debut Is This It, fulfills their five-album contract with RCA Records. The insinuation, from many, is that The Strokes mailed in t
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The Snap: Over the past week, I have been pleased to see the outpouring of support for marriage equality in my Facebook feed. Dozens of friends (it seems like most of them, actually), have joined in on the trend of people ...
GOLF CLAP FOR THE EFFORT, THOUGH

CHANGING YOUR AVATAR DOESN’T LEAD TO CHANGE

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The Snap: Over the past week, I have been pleased to see the outpouring of support for marriage equality in my Facebook feed. Dozens of friends (it seems like most of them, actually), have joined in on the trend of people who are changing their Facebook avatars to the red sign of equality that has [&hellip
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The Snap: On Thursday, a redesigned look for The Snap Download went live. It's quite a departure from the previous site design, which utilized a "traditional" two-column blog format and included post summaries organized ...
UNDER CONSTRUCTION, BUT WHATEVER

ON THE REDESIGN

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The Snap: On Thursday, a redesigned look for The Snap Download went live. It’s quite a departure from the previous site design, which utilized a “traditional” two-column blog format and included post summaries organized in a single “body” column in reverse chronological order. The new design is more of a gr
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The Snap: Recently, ESPN suspended columnist Bill Simmons for his criticism of the show First Take. Simmons weighed in after an on-air argument between First Take co-host Skip Bayless and NFL cornerback Richard Sherman ...

ON TRUST: WHY WE NOW SUSPECT THAT BILL IS FULL OF SHIT, BUT WE BELIEVE ALEXIA

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The Snap: Recently, ESPN suspended columnist Bill Simmons for his criticism of the show First Take. Simmons weighed in after an on-air argument between First Take co-host Skip Bayless and NFL cornerback Richard Sherman (see video below). Simmons called the argument — and more broadly, the entire show — “embarrassing to e
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