February 25, 2014 |
Unsubscribing from annoying marketing emails is now easier than ever for users of Google's Gmail service. Gmail has added an "unsubscribe" button that users will see at the top of promotional messages they receive. If they click the button, Gmail will try to ensure they no longer receive such material from that sender, Google said. The Silicon Valley tech giant said it implemented the feature as a way to benefit both recipients and senders of marketing emails. PHOTOS: Five ways the Samsung Gear 2 is better than its predecessor Without the new "unsubscribe" button, users typically have had to delve through tiny text at the bottom of unwanted messages looking for links to "unsubscribe" pages on companies' websites.
June 15, 2012 |
Facebook is currently testing a video "Call" button for its Timeline profiles, giving more prominence to its little known Video Calling feature. The social network confirmed that the button is being tested on a few people's profiles, being placed under cover photos and in between the current "Message" and gear buttons. That location is a familiar spot for the "Call" button since that's where it was previously located after Video Calling was launched by Facebook last summer, as can be seen on Facebook's page for the feature.
June 1, 2008 |
Now THAT you can wear a short-sleeve, button-front shirt without looking like the office nerd, it's a matter of sorting through the racks for the right one -- almost every brand is making stylish versions this summer. Button one on with jeans, shorts or even trousers. Pocket protector not required.
November 1, 2009 |
A mysterious man presents a couple with a box, telling them that if they push its button they will receive a large amount of cash but someone in the world will die as a result. Such is the simple premise of the Richard Matheson short story "Button, Button," which has been adapted by writer-director Richard Kelly into "The Box." Opening Nov. 6, the film stars Frank Langella as the man and Cameron Diaz and James Marsden as the couple. "It was always this kind of great blueprint for an act one of a film," said Kelly of adapting the story, "and then it was like, 'Where do we go after this has happened?
March 9, 2008
WITH peevish arrogance, Terrence Howard speaks ["Ready for a New Fight," March 2] of searching, like any good "warrior," for "the thing that's going to make me fail." He obviously expects to be congratulated for his "courage." But if he thinks that the point of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" -- this beautiful play about the agonies of the closet and the tortures of internalized homophobia -- is to expose the "hypocrisy and mendacity" of a society that won't let men put their arms around each other without being "accused" of being gay -- well, then I guess he is to be congratulated, because he's already failed.
July 4, 1985 |
Wearing a bright red button with the word EGBOK on it, Jeanne Murry looked out toward the nearby Santa Monica Mountains and quietly said: "Through this situation particularly, we had to hang on to that philosophy: that everything was going to come out OK."