Dec

12


Based on the 1989 film Back to the Future II, we’re supposed to be riding around on hover-boards, or flying around in cars at this point in our timeline of technology. That isn’t necessarily true (this hoax had us believing!), but technology as a whole is advancing quicker than most…

Dec

04


In the world of User-Interface Design, trends come and go. The field of user-interface design is fast paced and elements that were popular just three months ago can be deemed out-dated by the time you notice five websites using it. But there has been an element that has stuck around FOREVER…

Nov

10


Where we came from In years past companies would maintain a desktop website and a separate, smaller, mobile website. This meant that most of the time the mobile site had to be updated separately, that it didn’t use the same content, images or even database. A simple update to…

Oct

28


Designing a website can be an easy task to many, but taking into account many different goals and aspirations a client has for their online presence is not easy. Creating a “pretty picture” as we say, that people care about for their business isn’t just throwing their brand’s color…

Oct

16


A logo is not just a picture. A logo embodies a company’s hopes, goals, ideas, and intentions. It’s a thousand words contained into a simple shape. The logo serves as the public image for a company and as a representation of the owners’ beliefs. It also projects the emotions…

Oct

09


The release of the next heirs to the Apple device throne, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch (which is saved for another post) have churned debate over the last couple of weeks. Should I get the 6, the 6 Plus, the new Nexus X, or the Moto…

Sep

29


At Three29, we not only love what we do, but we love where we work. We’re passionate about tearing down the perception that great tech only comes out of the Bay Area. As a firm that operates entirely in Sacramento with no out-sourcing, we’ve seen first hand what talent…

Sep

04


Google’s Android Operating System (OS) has come a long way since its launch in 2007. The Android OS is now run on 80% of cellphones in the mobile marketplace and with over 50 billion apps downloaded to date, the Google Play Store has become the heartbeat of Android. Taking…

Aug

06


Much like many of the programmers out there, I had my doubt about WordPress, and certainly didn’t specialize in it at the onset of my career in programming. However, as my experience has grown, so has WordPress. Here are five of the key principles I love about the world’s…

Jul

30


“It’s not the job of search engine optimization to make a pig fly. It is the job of the SEO to genetically reengineer the web site so that it becomes an eagle.” –Bruce Clay Since I began working in this rapidly evolving digital industry, I noticed that acronyms get…

Jul

21


Howdy gang! I collected a top ten series of some of my favorite website designs right now. They were published within the last year, and are all super sweet. I provided a bit of commentary describing why I like or dislike it, and your comments are always welcome too!…

Jul

14


Web design trends are constantly changing, and at a very rapid pace! I personally enjoy buying design books, but my college professor advised me not to buy web-design books. He said that web design books are never current because by the time the book is published, there are already…