Jac Marois

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3 High-Tech Eyeglasses That Do Things Google Glass Can't

In the 1988 sci-fi flick <i>They Live</i>, a local drifter named John Nada stumbles upon a magic pair of sunglasses that give him the ability to see aliens. …

5 Common Twitter Mistakes You Might Still Be Making

<i>This post originally appeared on the Twitter Counter blog.</i><p>Twitter can be a great tool for establishing your brand, building a community and extending your influence. But to get the most out of Twitter and do all of the above, first you need to avoid making these common mistakes.<p>1. Starting a tweet …

17 Sites for Web Design Inspiration

Now that anyone can learn to code, and probably <i>should</i>, web design and development are becoming more and more personal in both approach and learning …

The History of Flat Design: Efficiency, Minimalism, Trendiness

It seems as though any time you hear about Web design these days, you can’t help but come across the term “flat design.” While the flat Web design trend has been emerging in recent years, it seemed to have exploded in popularity thanks to large companies and organizations changing their design …

First look at how an Android Wear smartwatch works (video)

It didn’t even take a full 24 hours after Google announced the Android Wear smartwatch platform for people to download the developer preview and …

Visual Search App CamFind Passes 1M Downloads, Makes Its API Public

CamFind, the visual search app that wants to be a faster and more accurate alternative to Google Goggles, recently hit two milestones. Its iOS app just crossed a total of one million downloads (an Android version will be released in two months) and its API is now available for other developers to …

LG and Samsung's new smartphones put design behind the curve

Curved phones aside, design experts see a bright future for flexible displays<p>Currently, smartphones almost universally follow a single form: a rectangular slab with a flat, equally rectangular display. In recent weeks, we've seen signs from LG and Samsung that things could be changing soon.<p>Earlier …

Ingress beta for Android now open to all augmented reality fans

For the past year, the Ingress beta has been as much an exclusive club as it is an augmented reality game -- you've had to request an invitation to play. Google and Niantic Labs must want more of us to join the party, though, as they've quietly dropped the invitation requirement. Any Android user …