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How to create an SMS app part one – sending and receiving messages

Remember when phones were just phones? While you might use your Android device for pretty much anything <i>but</i> sending and receiving text messages most of the time (even to the point of preferring WhatsApp and other tools for written communication); SMS is still technically one of your phone’s primary …

Apps

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Weight Loss

Ideo, Astro, And Whipsaw: What Every Startup Should Know About Design

For Highway1, a Silicon Valley design accelerator, pros at top consultancies mentored young entrepreneurs. Here’s their best advice.<p>At Highway1, a design accelerator based in San Francisco, startups have four months to transform a prototype into a market-ready product, develop a business plan, …

5 Ways Computational Design Will Change the Way You Work

<i>This article was originally published on ArchSmarter.</i><p>These days, nearly every architect uses a computer. Whether it’s for 3D modeling, documentation …

WayUp Launches An iPhone App To Let Students Apply For Jobs On The Go

It’s obvious that college students love their phones.<p>Which is why WayUp, formerly Campus Jobs, has today unveiled an iPhone app, giving students the opportunity to apply for jobs directly from their smartphone.<p>WayUp originally launched as CampusJob, offering a marketplace where employers could post …

Employment

How to Apply Design Thinking—to Your Own Life

A review of Ayse Birsel's "Design the Life You Love: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Meaningful Future"<p>A New Year's resolution is the easiest …

How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

<i>This feature is adapted from my book,</i> Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. <i>It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio.</i><p>Where do Apple’s great products come from?<p>For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the …

How To Design A New Car In 7 Steps

Cars are complex organisms, built out of thousands of discreet parts that are jigsawed together into a single machine with one basic goal: Get you where you need to go as quickly and comfortable as possible. The process takes time, is full of compromises, and is never really over; with one year’s …

This Is How You Build Products for the New Generation of 'Data Natives'

Imagine a major intersection where all the innovation taking place in data analytics and all the advances in hardware meet. It would look a lot like …

Launch Center Pro for iOS gets widget shortcuts back years after Apple rejection

Launch Center Pro, the iOS utility that offers shortcuts to various features inside apps, now has a Notification Center widget that lets you launch your custom actions from wherever you are in the OS. Other apps like Workflow have similar functionality, but Launch Center Pro's addition is …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's latest product: Tesla Energy.</b> It's a suite of batteries for homes and businesses.<p><b>2. Yelp shares tanked over 23% in trading yesterday.</b> It reported a big miss on first quarter earnings, as well as a disappointing outlook.<p><b>3. LinkedIn shares were down over 20% on weak</b> …

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