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24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

Pattern

Pattern is a simple, focused, drawing application for the iPad and iPad Pro. It focuses on simple design tools rather than fancy brushes and effects.

THE STREAMING MEDIA DEVICE REPORT: Market forecasts, top players, and consumer viewing trends that will shape the market

BI Intelligence<p>The way consumers access media content is drastically evolving. Viewers once limited to watching programming by a cable or satellite provider at a specific time and via a certain channel package are increasingly moving to over-the-top content (OTT) — or content that's streamed over …

Cruise.me Sets Sail To Make Young Folks Like Cruises

Cruises, for the uninitiated, are trips on a boat where you eat too much, watch an Abba musical, and get the stomach flu. But they can be so much more and that’s why Cruise.me launched: to prove that cruising isn’t just for old folks and masochists.<p>The creators, Stephen Chip and Nindy Dhiens, first …

How I Generated $332,640 in 3 Months From Instagram

Who would have ever thought that you could get a direct ROI from social media? But hey, if there wasn’t potential…<i>companies such as Facebook wouldn’t</i> …

Marketing

NASA Graphics Standards Manual available to download in PDF

The NASA logo of the ’70s was called “the worm” and I can see where that name came from. The font used for the letters in the logo looked like a fat …

Graphic Design

Photographer Documents the Idyllic Summer Days of Her Children Playing in the Polish Countryside

Since 2012, Polish photographer Izabela Urbaniak has been documenting the adventures of her children playing outdoors in the countryside every summer. For more than a month each year, Urbaniak and her family disconnect from technology, choosing instead to immerse themselves in the beautiful natural …

Google has a new logo

Google is introducing a new logo today. Just a month after unveiling a major restructuring of the company, Google is updating its image, too. The new Google logo is still a wordmark, but it's now using a sans-serif typeface, making it look a lot more modern and playful. The colors are also softer …

Android News

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

The Easiest Way To Try Out Windows 10 Technical Preview Is On A Mac

I’ve been thinking of trying out Microsoft’s Windows 10 Technical preview but was a bit discouraged by Microsoft’s warnings to anyone thinking about taking the plunge.<p>The company cautions that the preview is only for people who “really know your way around a PC and feel comfortable troubleshooting …

Software

WonderCube accessory has everything except the kitchen sink

How many “smart” keyrings and chargers have you come across lately? Three? Five? A dozen? If you’ve lost count, here’s one more to add to your list. …

Micro USB

Instant’s New Android App Lets You Track Just About Anything

Quantified-self enthusiasts – those who are somewhat obsessed with using technology to better understand themselves, their daily habits and personal trends – have been fortunate to have a wide variety of niche apps to choose from for measuring everything from athletic activity, to travel time, and …

Wanderu Lets You Book Bus And Train Tickets From Your iPhone

Wanderu, a travel startup that’s like a Kayak.com but for bus and train tickets instead of flights, is today making its service available for the first time as a mobile application. Launching first on iOS, the new app allows travelers to quickly find, price out, and then book tickets to their …

Personal Information

Facebook now lets you designate a contact to manage your account when you’ve died

If you’ve wondered what will happen to your digital presence after your die, Facebook now has answers. The social network will soon allow you to nominate someone to manage your profile when you’re gone.<p>Your Legacy Contact will be able to add a pinned post with a final message or notification about …

Social Media

Google Domains Public Beta Launches in the US

After announcing its domain registration service last summer, today Google Domains has lifted the invitation-only access and is open to anyone in the US.<p>Google Domains comes with a dashboard to help users maintain their website, along with Blogger integration to help sync company blog posts. The …

Beta Testing

Duet: Use Your iPad As an Extra Mac Display

Adding an extra display to your work space increases productivity by up to 48%, which is why some ex-Apple engineers have created Duet, an app that …

Five ways to repurpose (or sell!) unwanted tech

Someone got you that thing you wanted during the holidays, and that’s awesome. Maybe someone got you something you really didn’t want, which is a lot …

Mountie Attaches Your Phone or Tablet to Your Laptop

We live in an age when many people own more than one computer. Sure, they might call their other computer a phone or a tablet, but that doesn’t mean …

Gear & Gadgets