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The best action cameras you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>GoPro/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>First-person photography and videography grow in popularity every day. But why? Bear with us for a …

Cameras

Slow, Don’t Stop

<i>For the past two years, I have taught a writing course titled Building a Discipline. I developed the course as a small way to foster the production</i> …

New York Times

A Free Collection Of Ready-Made Font Combinations For Your Design Projects

<b>Based in</b> Palo Alto, California, UI/UX designer Komol Kuchkarov has created a free ‘Font Combinations Kit’ that would come in very handy for web and …

Graphic Design

Creative Personalities Literally See the World Differently

With different personalities come different experiences. But which one is better?<p><b>By Luke Smillie; Anna Antinori, University of Melbourne</b><p>What is it …

Creativity

Material Components page goes live on Material Design website

The Material Design website got a complete revamp last year, and since, Google has continually added more content and useful information. Recently, Material Design even got its own Twitter account. Now, the Material Design site has been updated with Material Components to “make it easy to build …

Photo-blending app Dubble is back from the dead

“I have no idea why I stuck at it,” says Adam Scott, co-founder of photo blending app Dubble, which is officially (re)launching today, in an overhauled v2, following a year-long hiatus off the app store while the team re-engineered the backend and applied some gloss and community-requested features …

Apps

Here Are The Top User Interface Design Trends For 2017

<b>Users have</b> become more tech-savvy and have higher expectations for design than ever—which makes it all the more important that your app resonates …

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling—the more you do it, the more you want to do it. You crave more people, more places, more action. Plus, …

Web Design: Squarespace Re-design

Squarespace Re-Design is a web design and art direction project shared by Peter Bagi on his Behance profile. I have been a fan of Squarespace pretty …

Web Design

Record your world with this precious little Polaroid video camera

If you have a soft spot for all the vintage photography things, you might want to boost your collection with this precious little video camera from …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

Linux

Why I no longer celebrate Christmas (and prefer to travel instead)

Christmas is undeniably the largest annual celebration in many Western countries, but it’s no longer one that I celebrate. I was raised in a …

Pancakes

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

Articles about 5 homes filled vintage furniture finds on Dwell.com - Dwell

In southwest England, interior designer Kathryn Tyler built her home around her ever-expanding furniture collection.<p>Built by architect William Massie nearly a decade ago for vintage retailer Greg Wooten, this hybrid prefab home in upstate New...<p>An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a …

Prefab Homes

How to make your site mobile ready

Mobile has the moxie and if your business hasn’t stepped up to the mobile bar, there is no doubt you’re missing out. Today we’re talking about the single most critical mobile component of your business: Your website. Is it mobile-friendly?<p>Google recently announced a major change to its algorithm, …

You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

Apps

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

The two newest flagship Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 go on sale April 10. If you're in the market for a new phone, this is a good month to buy.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and</i> …

Phones

21 new Android 5.0 features you need to know about

Android News

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: slim and sexy comes with some trade-offs

I haven't reviewed an Ultrabook in months. It's not because I've grown lazy; it's because there just haven't been many new models to test. Nearly every laptop that crosses Engadget's reviews desk these days is a gaming notebook, a Chromebook or maybe one of those super-cheap netbook things. So here …

HP's newest laptop is sexy, but you can't buy it until next year

Last week we ran our review of the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, a 13-inch laptop that weighs a scant 2.6 pounds and measures just half an inch thick. It was impressive, to be sure, but it won't be the last: Thanks to Intel's new Core M chips, we're about to see a ton of impossibly thin notebooks. The latest …

The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds: Which is Best?

Two terms, one more frequently heard that the other, are the <b>golden ratio</b> and the <b>rule of thirds</b>. But is one really better than the other? In this …

Landscape Photography

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Help, Tips and Guidance to improve all aspects of your life

Lifehack is the leading source of practical and adaptable knowledge dedicated to improving Health, Happiness, Productivity, Relationships, and more.

Productivity

UI, UX: Who Does What? A Designer’s Guide To The Tech Industry

Plus: How Apple, Facebook, Google, and more tech-world heavyweights describe their design jobs.<p>Design is a rather broad and vague term. When someone says “I’m a designer,” it is not immediately clear what they actually do day to day. There are a number of different responsibilities encompassed by …

UX Design

Low Poly Illustrations in Photoshop by Breno Bitencourt

We have seen quite a few illustrations with the low poly style, it looks like a very difficult technique but Breno Bitencourt put together a very …

Tutorials

Macaw - Stop writing code, start drawing it

Product design is one of the most sought after fields nowadays. In order to design products a design must have a grasp of the whole creative process, …

Prototyping