Mostafa Hosseini

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Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 6: Finishing the Prototype

<i>Do you have an idea for an app, but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each</i> …

A Bold Google Homepage For The Modern Era

In this exciting concept, one designer has reimagined Google Search for the cautiously evolving search giant.<p>A few weeks ago, I asked Jon Wiley, the lead designer for Google Search, if the Google homepage would ever fundamentally change, or if it would always be a white box beneath the Google …

Tools, Tips, and Tricks to Create Successful Social Video Content

Video content is staging a takeover of the Internet. By 2017, Cisco projects that video will account for 69 percent of all Web traffic. The majority of that traffic will come from non-PC devices, including tenfold increases in smartphone and tablet usage.<p>To capitalize on those numbers, you must …

iPad Tips: Using Smart Mailboxes on iOS 7

One of the killer additions to the Mail app in iOS 7 are Smart Mailboxes, which help organize all sent messages, messages with attachments, and more. The VIP mailbox is displayed by default, but you’ll want to tap on the Edit button on the top-right corner of the Mail app to reveal the other Smart …

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Why Twitter’s Facebook Obsession Is Unhealthy

In the beginning, there was only text. But as Twitter has begun to adopt characteristics of the Visual Web, it’s become clear the SMS-based 140-character social network is slowly metamorphosing into Facebook.<p>The constantly-updating saga can be described as the Twitter Catch-22: The company can’t …

How To Run Live User Testing, Part 3: The Debrief

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: <i>Brenden Mulligan is a co-founder and designer at Cluster, and previously created Onesheet, MorningPics, ArtistData, and others. This is the final part of a three-part series on how live user testing is run at Cluster in preparation for the next release of their iOS and Android …

Opera Max Review

Opera Max is being released in open beta to users around the world. It’s from the makers of the popular Opera Browser and they’re known for coming out with some pretty good applications. Is this app worth your time? In this review, we’ll find out. As usual, you can read it below or watch it …

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Google And Facebook Hedge Against The Data Backlash

It’s fascinating to see Facebook‘s rapid diversification, first into fee-based services, via WhatsApp, and now into virtual reality. Google too is establishing the new American conglomerate, spread across smartphones, medicine, finance, fiber and more. Two companies highly dependent on advertising …

Learnist Refreshes ‘Pinterest For Education’ Site To Add Reading Lists And Improve Board Creation

Pinterest for education startup Learnist wants to provide its users with all the tools needed to create, curate, and share content that can be used to learn a wide variety of subjects. Now, less than a year after launch, it’s refreshed its website to make it easier for users to create and save …

Steve Jobs Rejected The First Medical App In 1977

There’s been a lot of speculation that future Apple products will include health-related apps and biometric sensors. Here’s the story of what <i>might</i> have been the first Apple medical app, except for the fact that in 1977 Steve Jobs had absolutely no interest in going in that direction.<p>George Diamond …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

7 Startups to Watch from Seedcamp London February 2014

Update 11/02/2014:<p>Seedcamp has now announced the eight teams that will make it into the program for the next three months: Elliptic, Formisimo, GoWorkaBit, Interactio, Lodgify<p>The last time we caught up with Seedcamp, the organization made a record investment in 11 of the 18 teams presenting, the …

22 of the Best iOS Apps From January

2013 came and went, and we served up a gargantuan summary of some of the best apps to hit the App Store over the 12-month period ending in December. Now, with 2014 well and truly underway, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best new iOS apps from January.<p>SwiftKey Note<p>In a nutshell, SwiftkeKey …

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Education Can Take Some Innovation Lessons From the Music Business

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Rob Wrubel, the chief innovation officer of Apollo Education Group, Inc.</i><p>Music, travel, transportation, and other industries have embraced technological innovation to massively transform in recent decades. Music labels were forced to give up complete control to …

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …