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April, 2012

Apple Wants You to Upgrade: Free Snow Leopards for MobileMe Customers  

by posted in Industry News
Apr 25
2012

Snow Leopard by Rene Rivers

While Apple is currently testing and pushing out preview releases of OS X Mountain Lion to developers, There are still many Leopard-running individuals out there who have yet to upgrade to the latest version of OS X. Due to this, Apple is encouraging remaining customers of MobileMe to upgrade to Lion and iCloud with a free copy of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard for those still running 10.5 Leopard.
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Envato’s Most Wanted – $3,000 Reward for the First 30 Cinema 4D Templates  

by posted in Competitions
Apr 24
2012

Envato's Most Wanted

We’re putting a $3,000 bounty on the heads of Envato’s most wanted file type – Cinema 4D Templates on VideoHive. The first 30 files uploaded (and subsequently approved) to VideoHive each get $100 (with a maximum of 3 files or $300 per author).

Examples of What We’re Looking For

See our Cinema 4D Templates category

Details

In short, it’s a race to see who can quickly submit quality content based on the following criteria:

  • Date Posted: April 24, 2012
  • Prizes: 30 winning files will get a share of $3,000 of prizes! 30 x $100 “cash” (payable ONLY via either PayPal or Moneybookers/Skrill). Not only that, all winners will receive the much-desired Most Wanted Bounty Winner Badge!
  • Maximum Prizes per Author: 3
  • Closing Date: May 30, 2012 (12 p.m. Central US Time)
  • Files We’re Looking For: Cinema 4D Templates. Submissions can be made to any of our sub-categories – Openers, Video Displays, Logo Stings, Titles or Elements.

File/Contest Requirements:

  • Files MUST be submitted to our Cinema 4D Templates category.
  • Multiple submissions from the same author must all be different to one another.
  • Normal VideoHive upload instructions apply
  • By entering this contest, you MUST sign and agree to keep any WINNING entries online for a minimum of 2 years: http://www.formstack.com/forms/envato-envatos_most_wanted_entry_agreement See form for full details. This form MUST be completed once your item has been APPROVED on VideoHive if you wish your item(s) to be eligible for Envato’s Most Wanted
  • DO NOT post submissions to this thread. We will be keeping an eye on the category instead to see submissions.

Where Files Should be Submitted:

It’s as simple as that! The first 30 files to be uploaded (and subsequently approved) based on the above requirements win! Please note that we have some more specific rules to outline and clarify:

PLEASE READ FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS HERE

Good luck! :)

Author Interview: ThemeProvince  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Apr 24
2012

Learning ActionScript and migrating to PHP, learning design by exploring themes on ThemeForest, having a workspace on wheels, and aiming to become financially independent through the marketplaces while still at university. This week we meet George Baker (ThemeProvince) from ThemeForest.

If you’re an Envato marketplace author and would like to be interviewed for the blog, head over to this form. We’d love to hear from you.

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Envato Are in Kuala Lumpur!  

by posted in Team
Apr 24
2012

James and Ian wander the city

Envato have been dribbling into Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur over the last week – most of us arrived on the weekend. We’re here for the Envato KL2012 Meetup. We’ve been suffering jet lag, tasting street food, having late nights, riding roller coasters, and sleeping in.

Best of all, we’ve been meeting the team we work with – people we touch base with every day, but haven’t met in “real life”. It’s a surreal experience.

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Show Your Appreciation: Nettuts+  

by posted in General
Apr 23
2012

Nettuts+ is Envato’s tutorial site for all things Web development. If it’s your favorite Envato site, give it a shout out in the comments!

You might like to browse our previous posts related to Nettuts+.

Site Summary

With 1,477 posts and counting, Nettuts+ is the perfect place to learn about Web development. With tutorials for beginners to advanced users, you’re bound to find something right at your level.

Nettuts+ is a site aimed at web developers and designers offering tutorials and articles on technologies, skills and techniques to improve how you design and build websites. We cover HTML, CSS, Javascript, CMS’s, PHP and Ruby on Rails.

If you want to take your web development learning further, visit Tuts+ Premium – our online education platform for web developers and designers.

Be Social

If you’d like to keep up to date with the latest tutorials from Nettuts+, you’ll find it on most social networks.

There’s always a lot going on, so follow us in multiple places so you don’t miss out! So how often do you visit Nettuts+? Let us know in the comments.

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Our First Half Million Dollar Item:
U-Design WordPress Theme  

by posted in Milestones
Apr 23
2012

Today we celebrate a significant milestone: our first marketplace file to gross over $500,000. That’s half a million dollars! And who’s celebrating most? Elite author internq7.
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Win a Copy of Spoids for Xbox  

by posted in Competitions
Apr 20
2012

Are you an Xbox gamer? Love free stuff? Here’s your chance to win a copy of the Envato-marketplace-loving game Spoids.
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Featured Desktop: Bassam Rajput’s Windows Desktop  

by posted in Community
Apr 20
2012

Here is a very clean desktop by Bassam Rajput. Click the image for a full-res version on Flickr. The label center screen sums it up perfectly: “Be original.”

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Creattica Redesign: Spectacular Inspiration  

by posted in News
Apr 19
2012

Creattica Redesign

It’s a month of new beginnings over at our design and inspiration gallery Creattica. April has seen the site undergo a complete redesign with a whole new streamlined grid-style layout for its over 50 different categories. On top of that, Creattica now has better navigation, a new UI Elements section and a growing Freebies area of now over 700 items. All this and over 14,000 featured works from some 100,000 members. It’s quite the site!

But that’s not all, let’s first take a look at some of Creattica’s top work from its wide selection of categories – and then stay tuned for some exciting news at the conclusion!
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North Korea’s Official Government Site
Uses ThemeForest  

by posted in Case Studies
Apr 19
2012

Wired.com love to dig for the truth. And when they dug into the source code of North Korea’s official government site, they found the word “envatowebdesign”. It’s true – they bought their site template from ThemeForest for just $15.

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