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Um...Not All Coils Are Thick!

by <i>NaturallyChelsea</i><p>I hated relaxer day! While many women looked forward to fixing their roots and having swinging’ hair, I hated my freshly done …

ZTE's incoming Grand S II could be first smartphone with 4GB RAM

ZTE's Grand S II already looks like a pretty fine handset with its brushed metal back and Snapdragon 800/801 CPU, as we saw at its launch earlier this year. But judging by a leak at Chinese regulator Tenaa, it could take it up another notch with 4GB of RAM -- a first for any smartphone and double …

5 ways to build a killer mobile ad experience

As mobile adoption continues to accelerate, perhaps no topic has been more widely debated or examined than how to best monetize mobile apps.<p>In some ways, it’s funny that we’re still trying to develop a standardized mobile ad format that appeals to app developers, advertisers and of course …

Tectonic shift as public cloud giants acknowledge the power of private deployment options

Among all the cloud news this week, the bulk of attention went to dueling price cuts by Google(s goog) and Amazon(s amzn) that went across the major …

Indonesian Startup Project Shoe Targets The West With Custom Shoes

Everyone knows it isn’t easy for women to buy the perfect shoes that they really love, especially when they have to select from pre-designed ones. Whatever happened to being unique?<p>In response to this, Indonesian investor and entrepreneur Aryo P. Ariotedjo has harnessed the power of the Internet to …

An e-reader that makes calls: InkPhone promises two weeks on a charge

When we reviewed the dual-screen YotaPhone, some of you thought it'd have been better if the device simply skipped the LCD and relied on a single E Ink display instead. Well, that's exactly the approach taken by Onyx (via its Polish distributor, Arta Tech) which is showing off a prototype of the …

Enter The Blockchain: How Bitcoin Can Turn The Cloud Inside Out

Drop whatever you’re doing and go read Maciej Cegłowski’s absolutely magnificent essay <i>Our Comrade The Electron</i>, an astonishing history of the amazing Russian engineer Lev Sergeyevich Termen. Make sure you read right down to its punchline, “the most badass answer imaginable.” But if time is short, …

Here's Why Robots Taking Our Jobs Is A Good Thing

It's not hard to see why. Advances in robotics and artificial intelligence are bringing robots into more and more workplaces. For example:<p>Autonomous vehicles now in development by just about every major automaker threaten the jobs of truckers and cabbies.<br>• The Baxter robot from Rethink Robotics is …

Is the Internet Making Us More Democratic?

<i>Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo is a peer at #DemocraciaEnRed, a Latin America-based movement to promote the evolution of democracy through modern tools.</i><p>While discontent rooted in the offline world continues to be the source of protests worldwide, few can argue that the lowered cost of communication …

The Advantage 3D Printing Can Bring The Iterative Design Process

With the news that HP is seriously looking at entering the 3D Printing market this summer (Maggie McGrath, here on Forbes), many analysts will be hoping that Meg Whitman has found a way to bring 3D printing into the mainstream. That may or may not be the case, and we’ll find out what HP’s big …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

Obama Vows To Drop The Veto Hammer On Republicans 51st Attempt to Kill Obamacare

House Republicans have launched their 51st attempt to kill the ACA, and President Obama has already promised that he will veto the legislation if it …

Don't Text While Parenting — It Will Make You Cranky

It’s hard to avoid the lure of the smartphone — so many apps! — and if you’re a parent with rambunctious kids, you may not want to. But a fascinating …

Parenting

McAfee: Cybercrime-As-A-Service Led To Credit Card Breach, While Mobile “Malware Zoo” Grew 197% In Q4

It looks like the rise of the “as a service” model, where people can buy software, platform access, security and more from a cloud-based provider for a fixed term, may have spawned its Damien: cybercrime as a service. The latest report from McAfee notes that the rush of point-of-sale credit card …

Aviate (Android) review: A smarter Android home screen - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Aviate streamlines your phone to make it easier to find the apps you want.<p><b>The Bad</b> You cannot create your own app categories, and the layout is rigid.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Aviate makes your Android easier to use, by smartly predicting what apps you need, when you need them.<p><b>Free</b><p><b>Editors' note, June</b> …

Apps

Recordense: A Stylish Audio-Recorder for Android

A quick peruse in Google Play reveals there’s no shortage of audio recording apps at your disposal. Some are pretty basic, while some offer more advanced functionality such as time-tags, and the ability to annotate recordings with photos.<p>The latest one to hit our radar goes by the name of …

Adobe Doesn't Think 'Photoshop' Is a Dirty Word

In January, <i>Jezebel</i> offered a $10,000 bounty to obtain un-retouched images from filmmaker Lena Dunham's <i>Vogue</i> cover shoot. Within two hours, they …

Colorful and Customizable DIY Art

Grab a Slice of Our Lemon Lavender Champagne Cake

Have you planned what you’re making for Easter yet? Well, we’ve got a show stopping cake for you. Not only is it pretty, but it’s made using champagne and boxed cake mix! Two of the best ingredients, in one.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p><b>Cake</b><p>– 2 boxes lemon cake mix<p>– 6 eggs<p>– 2 1/2 cups champagne<p><b>Frosting</b><p>– 1 1/2 cups …

DIY Scalloped Photobooth Backdrop

19 Comments<p>Contributor post by Chelsea of Lovely Indeed<p>Happy New Year, all you lovely people! I love starting a new year, don't you? We're kicking …

Weekend Project: A Crazy Pom Pom Rug

22 Comments<p>Pip Lincolne has a fun and crazy (and I bet soft) pom pom rug project in the latest issue of Frankie Magazine - that I'm loving! She says …

DIY Leather Pouch

8 Comments<p>What do you give to someone who already has everything? A DIY leather pouch made just by you for all of their little somethings.<p>I'll teach …

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …

20 Delightful Desk Chairs

Quirky desk accessories? Check. Chalkboard paint ordered for the wall behind your desk? Check. Whether you’re redesigning your office or at-home workspace, the next thing you need is the perfect desk chair. Here are 20 chairs that just might fit the bill.<p>1. Egg Desk Chair ($319): These chairs are …

20 Colorful, Creative, and Comfy Couches

What good is a cozy cabin or beautiful bedroom without the perfect couch? Throw a Hudson Bay blanket on any one of these, and you’ve got an instant nook that’s as comfy as it is stylish.<p>1. Tufty Time Sofa: This is the sectional gone modern. Choose one or two colors and arrange any way you please.<p>2. …

Sofa

12 Unbelievably Colorful Living Rooms

So you’ve got an outrageously colorful couch picked out, but how exactly will you fit it into your interior design scheme? Here are 12 inspiring ideas for infusing all the color you want into a chic living room.<p>1. Danish Colors and Patterns: Kind of obsessed with the hot pink fork and knife on the …

Interior Design

Make All Your 3D Printing Dreams True with MakeXYZ

From the world’s first 3D printing photo booth to artists who turn your Facebook data into 3D art objects, the world of 3D printing just seems to get better and better. But, let’s say you’re dreaming up a 3D masterpiece. How easy is it to bring your idea to life? Enter makexyz.com, a company that …