Jan Wróblewski

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How City Living May Be Harming Your Mental Health, And What You Can Do About It

City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression.<p>But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park.<p>A …

Articles about elegant-router-inspired-eero-saarinen-will-declutter-your-desk on Dwell.com - Dwell

Elevating the world of wi-fi, in both function and appearance.<p>A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.<p>The cutting edge of laboratory design when first built, Bell Labs is being revamped to fulfill a new role—bringing the city to...<p>Bold curves, colorful accents and …

Design

Intel Teams With Luxottica To Build The Future Of Smart Eyewear

It’s pretty clear at this point that Intel wants to own face computing: The company has been pegged as providing the chip powering the next version of Google Glass, and now it’s officially announcing a partnership with (Glass partner) Luxottica Group, maker of most of the world’s most recognized …

French designers hack a 3D printer to make a tattooing machine

Paris design studio Appropriate Audiences has combined a 3D printer with a tattooist's needle to form an automated tattoo "printer" that can create …

How Inbox by Gmail Works, and How to Use It for More Productive Email

Last week, Google released a brand new email service called Inbox. If you're new to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, …

Apps

Google takes another step into your living room with its Nexus Player (hands-on)

Google's wanted a piece of your living room for ages, and now -- after two attempts that never really went anywhere -- the search giant seems poised to get what it wants. Android TV is coming to, well, a TV near you, and we just spent a few brief moments wrapping our heads around Mountain View's …

IBM and Airlight Energy Are Developing Affordable Solar Power Technology

IBM Research has teamed up with Airlight Energy, a Swiss-based supplier of solar power technology to bring you affordable Solar Technology by 2017. …

Apple TV HomeKit integration will create hub for smart home

Will the Apple TV become a hub for controlling your smart home in the near future? Signs are pointing to yes.<p>Apple is quietly testing HomeKit support for its TV set-top box with developers. The functionality can turn an Apple TV into an always-conntected bridge device for communicating between …

VMware jumps on the fast moving hyper-converged train

The whole story began with a tweet and a picture:<p>Spotted Marvin on VMware campus during a break this morning "first hyperconverged infrastructure …

Dear clueless assholes: stop bashing bash and GNU.

Dear clueless assholes: stop bashing bash and GNU. - Andrew Auernheimer<p>Oðinnsson. Market abuser. Internationally notorious computer criminal.<p>Dear …

Your Brain Can Make Decisions During Sleep

Efforts to combine last minute cramming with a good night's sleep by sticking a book under the pillow and hoping the information will seep through …

15 Times The World's iPhone Obsession Went Entirely Too Far

Each time Apple launches a lustrous new iPhone, it's a spectacle. Crowds cheer as they rush to stores in the eternal quest to obtain the latest and greatest gadget.<p>But the blind fervor over Apple devices masks a darker aspect of iPhone mania: People go to truly desperate lengths to get their hands …

How to sleep better: 5 tips for getting a good night’s sleep

Most people have trouble sleeping at one time or another; for some it’s a chronic problem. But making sure the conditions are right for a good night’s sleep can really help:<p><b>Choose the right mattress</b><p>Is your mattress ten years old or more? If so, think about investing in a new one. Not only do …

Say Ello to the anti-Facebook

Ello seems to have come out of nowhere.<p>The creators are designers and artists. Its CEO, Paul Budnitz, makes toys. There's no big marketing push and no obvious ties to Silicon Valley. These are not the typical building blocks of a hot new social network.<p>Yet, people are joining it in droves. In the …

Lampion Hybrid Vacuum Tube Amplifier by Stefan Radev

Stefan Radev has submitted his latest project for a Danish start-company called <b>Låmpion</b>. The brief was to design and develop high-end, premium, …

Industrial Design

Turn on the Quiet

This audio device, called Joe, will be your bestie when it comes to your personal office space at work. When surrounding noise pollution is …

Techarena51.com Tech Tutorials

Using GIT to backup your website files on linux<p>Well not exactly Git but a software based on Git known as BUP. I generally use rsync to backup my …

The Gravity-Defying Speaker

6<p>SHARES<p>Flotation is the future of everything—hoverboards, flying cars, trash islands—but not even Robert Zemeckis prophesied the levitating Bluetooth …

What You Need To Hear, Not What You Want To Hear

The usual disclaimer covers this blog. <i>Dilbert® Life series are humorous post on corporate culture from hell and dysfunctional organizations running</i> …

Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

First iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus teardowns reveal high-capacity batteries, reworked innards

Coming just hours after Apple launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday, repair firms and blogs are already performing teardowns of the two handsets …

Big Health Expands Its Digital Therapy For Sleep Disorders To The iPhone

Index Ventures-backed UK health startup Big Health has launched its first app, extending its inaugural web product, Sleepio — a cognitive behavioral therapy program for sleep disorder sufferers — onto the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app integrates with Apple’s HealthKit in iOS 8 so it can import …

15 best free Android apps of 2018!

Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. There are a digital ton of Android apps. People downloaded them billions of times. Some of them cost money and some of them don’t. Usually, the best apps will cost you a few bucks. However, there are plenty of amazing options that don’t cost you …

Apps

D.C.’s Elevated Park Might Be Better Than The High Line

A shortlist of designs for D.C.’s answer to the High Line is under consideration now. Waterfalls and trampolines, yes please!<p>Washington, D.C. plans to transform its abandoned rail infrastructure into a vibrant recreational destination, following the lead of so many other metropolises. A new batch …

iOS 8 vs Android 4.4 Kitkat: the key differences

Apple’s iPhone 6 comes preloaded with iOS 8, the iPhone’s most advanced operating system to date - but how does it compare to Google’s Android Kitkat?<p><b>Overall Design</b><p>iOS 7 represented one of the biggest overhauls to Apple’s iOS since its release, with all aspects of the system getting a visual …

Stephen Hawking shows off Intel's connected wheelchair

Device can track user's health<p>While Apple was announcing its latest iPhones, Intel was showing off a wheelchair. The chipset maker revealed its connected wheelchair on Tuesday, complete with endorsement from one of the world's greatest living scientists, Dr. Stephen Hawking. The wheelchair is being …

Here are seven cool projects made possible with Intel's tiny computer

Thinking about using Intel Edison for your next builder project, but feeling a little uninspired? Don't worry: IDF 2014 is rife with examples of how to use the company's new development board. In the weeks leading up to the conference, Intel employees and partners alike used it to build robots, …

Android KitKat Now On Almost A Quarter Of All Devices

Google has released its latest Android distribution figures, and it looks like adoption of Android 4.4 KitKat is picking up, as it is now on almost a …