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Some Great Ways of Adding Worth To Your Website Designing Endeavors With CSS

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A huge majority of experts are of the opinion that CSS lies at the core of contemporary website designing industry’s fast pace towards further evolution, defying every odd that comes across it on its way to constantly expanding the horizons. As a matter of fact, this is quite an authentic and valid proposition. Today, it has become possible to design almost everything in the browser by virtue of CSS, which could not have been done without Photoshop and Fireworks’ assistance just a few years ago.

With designing in the browser becoming more viable for contemporary web designers, there are a few things that can prove extremely helpful in such a scenario, such as:

1) Realistic Fonts

The contribution of the element of display in success of any idea/project has become very significant in present times. No matter how effective, helpful, and efficient an idea is; unless it is not displayed to the audiences with due effect, success is hard to come by. Internet hosts some aesthetically great fonts nowadays and people are greatly compelled to employ those new and unique fonts to impress their visitors. However, aesthetic appeasement is not the only thing that today’s users ask for, they also search for convenience and high readability. Therefore, make sure your web designing endeavors include those fonts that contribute towards increased usability. This can be done best by choosing fonts that can conveniently be recreated by HTML/JS/CSS.

2) Imageless Buttons

Majority of developers never seem convenient enough in playing with buttons. They can be eased out a lot if designers choose to go for designing buttons that can conveniently be created with the help of CSS or JavaScript. It can be very helpful in many ways, such as:

  • Helps in getting live text
  • Buttons are more adaptable
  • No need of loading distinct images for such buttons
  • Helps in getting rid of button sprite

Now, all of these benefits serve as a great cushion for developer, saving him a lot of development time and effort for Imageless Buttons. Therefore, website designers should think whether or not a fantastically designed button in Photoshop can be produced in CSS to make it easier for themselves and concerned developers.

3) Variable Displays

Today, there seems no dearth of display devices. Now, this means that designers should be designing websites in such a way that the problem of varied sizes of display devices (ranging from 320 x 480 to 2560 X 1440) no more remains a problem. One of the biggest allies that hold the potential of liberating professional web design services in this regard is none other than “Responsive Web Design Approach”, which induces fluidity into web design layouts, making them highly adaptable to different screen sizes.


One of the reasons why web designing has become such a successful contributor to overall evolution of internet experience is its amazing ability to swim across any challenging waves that try to hinder its progress. It has added so much colors and life to primitive dullness of virtual world that people all around the world feel greatly gravitated towards it and seem to come up with ingenious solutions to all challenges that could hinder its significance as a distinct domain. The tips mentioned above also provide web designers some really good ways of coping with the challenges of web designing.

Chinese Tech Company Suing to Ban iPad Exports

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A Chinese tech company is seeking to prevent exports of iPad computer tablets, according to Fox Business. Proview Technology, a tech firm headquartered in Shenzhen, China, claims that it owns the trademark for iPad. The company is asking Chinese customs to block iPad shipments to and from China.

Apple Inc., manufacturer of the iPad, will be severely affected by this move if it is successful. China is not only a large production base for the iPad, it is a major consumer market for Apple products, which also include the iPhone and iPod. Proview is represented by the Grandall Law Firm in Shenzhen. Apple is not currently negotiating with Proview in this matter, according to attorney Xiu at Grandall. Chinese customs have declined to comment on this case.

This matter highlights the legal challenges that multinational companies face when operating in China. Apple already lost a case with Proview in 2011, in which the district court in Shenzhen ruled that the iPod trademark belongs to Proview. Apple has appealed this ruling, claiming that it had already purchased the rights to the iPad trademark. The High Court in Guangdong is scheduled to review the appeal on February 29, 2012, and that ruling will not be subject to further appeal. If Apple loses the appeal with the Guangdong High Court, its only legal options will be to settle with Proview or face enforcement actions that will be financially devastating.

Proview has petitioned the authorities in Shijiazhuang and approximately 20 other Chinese cities to block iPad sales. The company is also suing retailers in Futian and Huizhou. Furthermore, Proview is suing Apple directly for trademark infringement in Shenzhen and Shanghai. Proview’s claim is for 10 billion yuan, which is currently equal to about $1.6 billion in U.S. dollars. Apple will be in an extremely poor legal position if it loses these cases, according to professor Stan Abrams. Abrams is a law professor in the Department of Finance and Economics at Beijing’s Central University.

Elliot Papageorgiou is an executive partner at Rouse Legal in Shanghai who provides two possible interpretations of Apple’s legal strategy. The first view is that the Apple’s attorneys simply missed the trademark infringements issue. The second interpretation is that Apple needed to use the iPad trademark in China for sound business reasons, despite its legal challenges.

For fans of the iPad, a ruling against Apple could mean many things, not the least of which might be an increase in the price of this popular gadget. After all, Chinese factories are able to produce iPads much less expensively than American factories can. However, for those who want to be able to surf the Internet or look up fun Chicago attractions on the fly, this will likely not be a problem, nor will it adversely affect Apple sales. Only time will tell.