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63 Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

Pop, rock, rap, country, and R&B for June, in no particular order.

Music

Apple boss delivers strongest attack yet on Facebook and Google over privacy

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has delivered his sharpest attack yet on rivals Google and Facebook, with a speech criticising their advertising-supported business models for their disregard for users’ privacy.<p>Cook also used his speech to the EPIC Champions of Freedom event in Washington to fire a …

Privacy

Facebook's new notifications tab is a robust mini-news hub

Facebook wants notifications to become much more than a perfunctory list of recent behavior, events and invitations.<p><i>Mashable</i> has learned the social …

Now We Know What It Feels Like to Be Invisible

First, Arvid Guterstam made himself invisible. When he looked down at his body, there was nothing there.<p>He could feel he was solid; he hadn’t vanished into thin air. He even felt a paint brush tickle his transparent belly, while the brush appeared to be stroking nothing but air.<p>Being invisible is …

Your personality can affect your productivity—and salary

Why do some people earn more than others? Research backs up the idea that workers with higher educational levels and more experience have higher salaries. And economists would typically explain higher salaries with the argument that these workers are more productive.<p>But there’s more to it than …

Psychology

This Tumblr Pairs Medieval Art with Rappers, and It's Brilliant

Gives new meaning to the expression "hip-hop royalty."<p>If you've ever looked at a photo of a blinged-out Rick Ross and thought, <i>Dude totally looks like Henry VIII</i>, there's a new Tumblr for you. The site, B4 XVI (a.k.a. beforesixteen), juxtaposes famous rappers with medieval and Renaissance artwork …

Rap & Hip-Hop

After Swype, HTC taps China's TouchPal for new Android keyboard

Tech-savvy users may have already come across TouchPal when trying different keyboards on Android and iOS 8 (and maybe even Windows 8), but it looks like a whole lot more people will be introduced to it soon. According to the Shanghai-based keyboard developer, HTC is replacing Nuance's Swype with …

Runcible circular phone is a quirky and delightful pocket watch

BARCELONA — Just when we thought smartphones were losing creativity, a small circular device the size of a pocket watch has the potential to be one …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

Social Media

Apple’s new Photos app means big future changes for free photo storage

Apple yesterday released a preview of its upcoming all-new Photos app for Mac, which replaces iPhoto and Aperture with a simpler all-in-one photo editor and library manager. Most of the discussion of Photos focused on the huge number of changes from iPhoto and Aperture, burying one very important …

iCloud

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Hip, Low-Key Kitchen in Topanga Canyon<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: A Courageously Colorful Kitchen for a New York Artist<p>by …

Kitchens

Here's what the first Ubuntu phone will look like

It's been promised for years, but now it looks like the first Ubuntu phone is actually happening. The Aquarius E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is expected go on …

Why every photo storage startup dies or gets acquired

Picturelife didn't want to sell, but it had to<p>In November 2013, when the photo storage service Everpix went down, the CEO of rival Picturelife offered assurances to his company’s customers. "We have lots of cash and ramping revenue," Picturelife CEO Nate Westheimer said in a tweet. "All signs say …

Hydra, the app that promises to make your iPhone camera better, actually makes it worse

I love camera apps for the iPhone. It’s my not-so-secret obsession. I have every filter that’s available in VSCOCAM. When a new camera app comes along and promises things like going “beyond the 8-megapixel sensor limit” of the iPhone, I’m intrigued.<p>Hydra is that sensor-busting app that’s being …

The One Huge Thing Everybody Gets Wrong About Tablets

The news Monday that tablet sales dropped off for the first time last quarter are bound to accelerate the “tablets are dead” punditry we’ve seen …

Android Lollipop is slowly (very slowly) hitting more devices

Lollipop didn't exactly take the Android world by storm when it first launched. Early adoption was slow enough that it made no real impact in usage share stats for the first couple of months. People are starting to take to Google's latest dessert-flavored OS, however -- it's finally on the official …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

App calculates how likely your plane is to crash

The next flight I take will have a roughly 1 in 4,600,000 chance of crashing.<p>That's according to Am I Going Down? a new iOS app that uses big data to …

Raspberry Pi 2 is 6 times faster than its predecessor — for the same price

The Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the successor to its super cheap line of microcomputers on Monday, the Raspberry Pi 2, which will be able to run …

Articles about 8-products-help-you-be-more-productive on Dwell.com - Dwell

When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, watching TV at night—it’s not hard to find a good seat these days.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times …

Small Spaces