Camille Aoanan

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Spain’s Geeksphone Exits Smartphones

<i>Muere la revolución.</i> Spanish smartphone maker Geeksphone has confirmed it’s stepping out of the mobile making game almost six years after founding a startup business to build handsets for an enthusiast community of geeks looking for something a little different to mainstream smartphones.<p>In a note …

Putin’s Action Hero: How Steven Seagal Became the Kremlin’s Unlikeliest Envoy

Vladimir Putin knew his relationship with the United States was nearing breaking point when he met Barack Obama in Lough Erne, a picturesque lakeside golf resort in Northern Ireland, on the sidelines of the G-8 summit in June 2013.<p>The Russian and U.S. presidents had never gotten along. Putin spent …

Russia

Space geckos show their playful side on zero-gravity mission

Reptiles were previously considered unable to play, but a Russian space experiment has overturned that view thanks to a loosely fastened collar<p>They can walk on walls with ease and shed their tails when they find themselves in a tight spot, but the one thing geckos were thought to lack was a …

Google’s “Mobile-Friendly” Update Could Impact Over 40% Of Fortune 500 Websites

Google announced earlier this year that it was making a change to its search algorithms which would begin to factor in a website’s “mobile-friendliness” as a ranking signal – meaning that those sites which weren’t optimized for smartphones’ smaller screens would see their ranks downgraded as a …

Edison's light bulb turns 135

If time-travel were possible and I could pick a moment, I'd choose Menlo Park, New Jersey, for my destination on New Year's Eve in 1879.<p>As a …

15 Charming Edinburgh Bookshops You Must See Before You Die

Get lost in a good book(shop).<p>Check out the Edinburgh Bookshop Trail app to find more tucked away havens for book lovers.

Books

At 90, She's Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

In Silicon Valley's youth-obsessed culture, 40-year-olds get plastic surgery to fit in. But IDEO, the firm that famously developed the first mouse for Apple, has a 90-year-old designer on staff.<p>Barbara Beskind says her age is an advantage.<p>"Everybody who ages is going to be their own …

Why Are Penguins So Good At Walking On Ice?

With fire, there's one ubiquitous phrase to take care of it all: Stop, drop and roll. But when it comes to the other side of the extreme-elements …

5 Magazines For Book Lovers

Jenn de la Vega / February 4, 2015<p>Dearest Book Lover,<p>Isn’t it great to curl up with a good tome? These harsh winter months can be a great time to …

Des Moines

Here are Wall Street’s six worst trades of 2014

A lot of money went the wrong way on Wall Street this year, and none of it was managed by the Quartz staff. Still, we used our 20/20 hindsight to gather up six of the worst investing ideas of the year. We hope none of them have punished your portfolio too much.<p><b>1. Oil</b><p>Reuters/Todd Korol<p>Analysts had …

Logo Design: Bread

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

A Designer Who Uses Her Nose

What would you do if you couldn't work a mouse?<p>Michelle Vandy was an architecture student who developed a repetitive strain injury in first one arm, …

Hilarious Science Teacher Adds Creative Additions to Students’ Doodles

Imgur user Squeezymo, a former eighth and ninth grade science teacher in Bangkok, Thailand, included more than just grades on his students’ work. The educator noticed that his kids drew a lot on their papers. So, he established a rule in the classroom: if you draw something, the teacher will add to …

Furniture for Departing Teens

If you're a teenager, eventually you'll leave home. And in the vacuum left behind by a collegebound child, some parents will develop Empty Nest …

Photographer Traces Her Ancestors by Replicating Their Vintage Portraits

Artist and photographer Christine McConnell traces her lineage in a unique project that recreates photos of the past. Using portraits of the women from her mother’s side of the family, McConnell reproduces them with herself as the subject. This creative twist means that she meticulously matched the …

Photography

How to Start a Scrapbook

We cherish special moments by snapping pictures and collecting mementos to remember them by. But more often than not those items are either …

Taylor Swift's 'New Romantics' Makes Rolling Stones' Top 25 Songs of 2014

<b>Taylor Swift</b> braves the rain while stepping out in a chic coat on Wednesday (December 24) in New York City.<p>The day before, the 25-year-old …

On the Charts: Nicki Minaj Can’t Displace Taylor Swift’s Reign

<b>THE YEAR OF TAYLOR:</b> By any measure, Nicki Minaj is one of the world’s biggest pop stars — her last album opened at Number One, “Anaconda” has nearly …

This Woman Is Convinced Taylor Swift's "Picture to Burn" Is About Her and Her Husband

She claims Taylor used to date him in high school.<p>When you're a celebrity, you've got to get quite used to old friends and enemies coming out of nowhere to tell the whole world about your life pre-fame. And now, it's Taylor Swift's old school pal Chelsea who's shedding (questionable) light on our …

Taylor Swift Bought the Shirt Off Hugh Jackman's Back for $6K!

<b>Taylor Swift</b> poses with <b>Hugh Jackman</b> following a performance of the actor’s Broadway show <i>The River</i> on Wednesday afternoon (December 24) at the Circle …

Google Hangouts Material design update shown off in new leak

Following the YouTube app’s Materialization on Friday, it looks like another core Android app will soon get a Material design update courtesy of …

YouTube's Had A Material Design Makeover

Google's marching onwards with giving Android, and all its associated Google apps, a fresh lick of Material Design-colored paint. This weekend, it's …

Material Design

YouTube for Android revamped with Material Design, finally gets search filtering

Google today updated YouTube for Android with its Material Design look. You can download the new version directly from Google Play (if you don’t see it yet, don’t worry, it’s rolling out gradually “this week”).<p>While some have already managed to get their hands on YouTube with Material Design, the …

Cloud Print App From Google Receives Material Design Update

The Material Design updating trend continues, this time with Google’s <b>Cloud Print</b> application. Cloud Print allows you to wireless sync prints to your …

Fleksy Keyboard Beta 4.2 brings new features, Material Design and more

Fleksy Keyboard has been constantly talked about in the past few months, and for good reason. From breaking their own quick-typing Guinness World Record to constantly releasing a steady stream of updates, this is a keyboard that you should check out — if you haven’t already. If you’re already a fan …

Craving Some Material Design? Download These Great Android Apps

Advertisement<p>After all the predictable speculation about new features, discussions about troublesome bugs, and complaints about unsatisfactory …

Google’s YouTube App For Android Updated With Material Design, Adds Search Filters

Slowly but surely, Google is updating each of its own Android applications to fit in with Android’s new “Material Design” motif.<p>The latest one to get the makeover treatment: YouTube.<p>Wondering what the heck “Material Design” is? The short version: it’s Android’s new look, and it’s one that Google …

iHeartRadio app gets an material design makeover

Australian Radio Network (ARN) has today begun pushing out an update for its iHeartRadio app on Google Play, bringing some material design along with …

Google gives its iOS search app a Material Design makeover

When Google vowed that its Material Design style would reach every corner of its business, it wasn't kidding. The company has just overhauled its iOS search app, and that layered look is everywhere -- in fact, the app resembles a simplified version of Android 5.0 Lollipop. There's a new recents …

iPhone users can search in style with Google’s gorgeous new Material Design update

Over the past few weeks, Google has been updating its apps with the highly anticipated Material Design interface that Android fans have been waiting …