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Why Lego Design Principles Don’t Work On Smartphones

Phonebloks is a new concept for a modular smartphone that would be upgradeable like a desktop PC. Here’s why it’s a designer’s dream and an engineer’s nightmare.<p>By now, you might have heard of Phonebloks, a modular smartphone design concept that is taking the Internet by storm. Created by Dutch …

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#TwitterMusic is an Incredible Way to Discover New music.

For the longest time my older brothers would ask what music they should be listening to. They’re all ten years older than me and seem to think I’m clued up on what’s hip and happening (do people still say hip and happening?) but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve done my best to avoid asking nephews and …

Apple Surpasses Coca-Cola To Become Most Valuable Brand

For the first time in 13 years, Coca-Cola is no longer considered to be the most valuable brand in the world. The new statistic comes via the Interbrand survey of the world’s most valuable brands, which has been measuring brands since 2000.<p>It’s not that Coke has lost value–its just been usurped by …

Smartphones and 3D films 'cause digital motion sickness'

A form of motion sickness triggered by smartphones, 3D films and computer games could become increasingly commonplace as graphics get more realistic, it has been claimed.<p>Earlier this month Apple faced criticism over their new operating system iOS 7 when some users said the redesigned interface made …

Google launches Android game vending machines, puts first ones in Tokyo (naturally)

In a country that has no shortage of vending machines, Google Japan has decided to join the fray. The company has announced three dedicated Google Play machines that will each sell 18 different gaming titles, which are a mix of free-to-play and paid-for titles. To use the machines, you'll need a …

iPhone 5s in-store pickup option returns to Apple’s online store

Apple(s aapl) introduced the option to purchase an iPhone 5s with in-store pickup through its online store last Monday, only to pull the function a …

Xbox One Kinect sensor can understand two people talking at the same time

Microsoft has revealed that the Kinect sensor will ship with the Xbox One can detect two people talking at the same time. Speaking at the Eurogamer Expo in London, Microsoft's Phil Harrison revealed further details about the new Kinect. Coupled with the Xbox One, Kinect will now be able to hear and …

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The design origins of iOS 7

In my last post, I went over some of the problems I have with the new UI in iOS 7. In this post, I’m going to trace the design lineage of some of the …

Apple's brand now more valuable than Coca-Cola as tech consumes pop culture

Cupertino and Mountain View end Coca-Cola's 13-year reign at the top<p>The latest edition of an influential annual report sees technology companies further staking their claim to some of the world's most important brands. Interbrand now names Apple as the most valuable brand in the world, with Google …