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This headband promises to help you take control of your dreams

Andrew Smiley was sitting inside a huge, ornate dining hall when he began to notice the lights pulsing overhead. That’s weird, he thought. He stood up to get a better look, drawing the eyes of those around him. Suddenly, he knew what was happening, and what to do next: he bolted, diving through a …

Withings Aura uses light, sound, and science to help you sleep better (hands-on)

Withings has a scale, a blood pressure monitor, and an activity bracelet — now it's trying to help us all get a little shut-eye between all that activity. This week at CES it announced the Aura, a $299 device designed to help you fall asleep faster, sleep better, and wake up easier. It comes in two …

30 web design tips to make your life easier

Every web designer has a secret or two. Hard-won workflows, hidden hacks, and insider knowledge that are the mark of true experience and the stuff …

How Flipboard Keeps You Glued To The Page

The new Flipboard app, released this week, looks similar to previous iterations. And for good reason.<p>Several years ago, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue was searching for the company’s soul. He and cofounder Evan Doll had been playing with the idea of a magazine app for the age of the iPad, but they hadn’t …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

Designing User Interfaces for My Mother

Takeaways for keeping interface designs friendly and usable to the most important person I know. My mother.<p>It happens about once or twice a year. I …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally different experiences and yet the science of them is very much the same." --Curtiss Murphy, founder of GiGi Games<p>If you can distract that chatterbox of this nosy bossy, the …

James Martin

Scientists just created some of the most powerful muscles in existence

In a surprising breakthrough for the world of materials science, researchers have created some of the most powerful artificial muscles we've ever …

Nanotech

Top ten emerging technologies which will change your life

Computers controlled by thought and other cutting edge developments have been named in a list of the top ten technologies which could shape our future<p>Computers operated by the power of thought, wearable technology and advanced cancer treatments are among the top ten emerging technologies which will …

7 Steps to a Seamless Shoot

Successful video projects rarely just happen; in fact, they involve a great deal of planning. And planning is everything! It is the heart and soul of …

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Google Now alerts come to Chrome on the desktop (for developers, at first)

To further unify peoples’ desktop and mobile experience, Google has brought its Google Now notification service to the Chrome browser.<p>Google Now cards are available in the latest Mac and Windows build of Chrome Canary, a pre-release version of Google’s desktop web browser for developers. You can …

Designers rejoice: Adobe brings big 3D printing features to Photoshop CC

Photoshop, the go-to software for visual creatives everywhere, is expanding into the world of 3D printing in a big way.<p>Adobe announced today that it’s adding some significant 3D printing features to the Creative Cloud version of Photoshop, which it wants to one of the core tools in the 3D …

Let’s talk about robots: Google’s Nest acquisition brings AI to the smart home

In the hours after Google announced its agreement to purchase Nest Labs for $3.2 billion, the companies involved in the smart home sector saw their …

Google's Play Books now supports e-book uploads from any Android device

Google just made it easier to transfer virtual libraries to Play Books, now that you can upload digital tomes straight from Android phones or tablets. Thanks to the software's latest update, there's no need to go the Play website to add EPUB or PDF files to your account. Simply click an e-book …

Google Glass developers: We're still flying half-blind

"As the device gets more personal, it's less about killer apps, and more about the personally awesome app." <br>--Brandyn White, Google Glass developer