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Weekly inspirations: February 4, 2013

Feb4Here are the things that I think are worth reading and checking out this week:

4 ways to amplify your creativity

Creativity is key to innovation. So how do you expand your own creative capacity and that of your business? Through social engagement, argues Bruce Nussbaum. Read the article here.

If you love your brand set it free

The practice of branding is undergoing a deep transformation — a change brought about by our kaleidoscopic postmodern culture, the development of communication technology and rapid globalization. This article is a great look at how to create modern brands and things that need to be considered.  Read the article here.

Remote Preview Javascript mobile testing tool

Remote preview is a tiny JavaScript based tool that allows you to preview any URL on large number of mobile devices simultaneously. Just enter a URL, hit enter, and new URL gets automatically loaded on each device including Android, Blackberry, iOS, Maemo, Meego, Symbian, Windows Phone and WebOS. You can watch a video of it in action and download the code here.

Silkscreen iPhone & iPad design preview app

I am constantly looking for a good app that will let me preview my designs on my iPhone and iPad.  I have been using LiveView which puts a window on your desktop and mirrors whatever you put in the window on your iOS device. It is pretty good since you can design in real time and see the results on the device but you can’t work at Retina resolution on your iPad because the desktop f

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