How To Tastefully Use Gifs To Bring Your Marketing Emails To Life

Filtered photos may be all the rage in the past, but you can’t deny the undying popularity of GIFs. In case you haven’t been on the Internet for the past two years, the Graphics Interchange Format – or GIF, for short – is a file format comprised of a series of photos strung together and looped to create the appearance of animation. It’s a phenomenon that have inspired things like Vine and Instagram video . Animated GIFs have also made a resurgence in popular culture, becoming a quick way for avid social networkers to share opinions, reactions, and to relive moments on platforms like Twitter and Tumblr.
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Text-to-video Startup Guide Relaunches To Help Online News Publishers Add Videos To Their Sites

Newsreader app Guide is no more… well, at least in its current form. The company that once aimed to  help consumers better digest the news with a video channel of websites read by its lovable avatars has been reborn as a service for publishers. It’s still focused on the news, but has evolved into a platform that provides online sites with inexpensive quality videos, which may have been originally thought of as being too far out of reach.
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Who Gets Rich From Google Buying Nest? Kleiner Returns 20x On $20m, Shasta’s Biggest Hit Yet

Google just bought Nest for $3.2 billion cash, and that means the startup’s early investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Shasta Ventures have struck it rich. Multiple sources say Kleiner invested $20 million in Nest and got a 20X return to pull in $400 million. Meanwhile, the exit appears to be Shasta’s biggest win to date. Nest didn’t disclose the size of its Series A and B rounds or who invested how much.

Defraggler – 2.13.670

Technical Comments 2.13.670 XT533XB88TAR Most defrag tools only allow you to defrag an entire drive. Defraggler lets you specify one or more files, folders, or the whole drive to defragment.When Defraggler reads or writes a file, it uses the exact same techniques that Windows uses. Using Defraggler is just as safe for your files as using Windows.
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Updated: Snapchat Rolls Out Fix To Let You Opt Out Of Leaky Find Friends Feature

Snapchat rolls out fix to let you opt out of leaky Find Friends feature Snapchat rolls out fix to let you opt out of leaky Find Friends feature Updated Finding friends, losing friends Oh, they leaked my phone number and username? Better put the boobs away Related stories Instagram: how do you like our ‘evil’ filter? Update January 9, 2014: Snapchat has finally said sorry for the massive data breach that saw over 4 million Snapchatters’ phone numbers, location details and usernames posted online.
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