Security

Emailgate and you

Email has become a hot topic recently, with a string of headlines about that one presidential candidate who used a private email server for government business, combined work and private emails from a single account, produced an archive of digital-native

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Who wants to hack your website (and why)?

These days, almost as soon as a new site goes online, it will be probed and prodded by attackers from all over the world. Who are these people, and what do they want?

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Throwback Thursday: Super Bowl XX (1986)

New England Patriots 1985 Team Photo

The 1985 Patriots weren’t supposed to make the playoffs. Back in those days, they almost never did. The team came in third in their division behind the Jets and Dolphins but somehow, against all odds, managed to score a spot in the Super Bowl…

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Colors of the Season

Radiant Orchid Color of the Year in 2014.

For web design, we don’t recommend trendy colors just because they are trendy colors. Fortunately, colors that go well enough together for a seasonal clothing line will also go well enough together to give your website an enduring appeal. Pick any two or three of these are some very nicely matched hues to make your site stylish enough for the runways of Paris, Milan, or Harajuku.

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In Business Since 1820?

When we say Groton Pixel has been “in business since 1820,” we admit to being more than a little bit cute. However, the house we operate out of, while not the oldest or most celebrated in town, really does have a business pedigree dating back to the early Nineteenth Century.

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Is your iCloud password in danger?

This week, Groton Pixel is advising clients to take note of an emerging threat to accounts on Apple’s iCloud, the virtual drive you may have gotten with your iPhone, iPad, iPod, or iTunes.

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Email Newsletters

Newsletters: An Example This past Christmas Day, a few select individuals received electronic copies of the very first Groton Pixel Newsletter. It was a test issue, a holiday card using a newsletter template, and we were pleased with the result. Going forward,

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Incremental Design

You are the McMuffin. Your website is the McMuffin. And the McMuffin just keeps getting better and better all the time.

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WordPress releases version 4.1

This week we are updating client sites to WordPress 4.1, which the developer has code named “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington. We always recommend keeping WordPress up to date, but Dinah will also provide new usability and

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Color of the Year, every year

The color wizards at Pantone have reached into their magical hat for yet another Color of the Year that we will be seeing on clothing, makeup, print, packaging, and interior design all through 2015. Meet Marsala, “a tasteful hue that

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