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Plex can pull media from Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive

Plex has added support for Google Drive, OneDrive and DropBox to its Plex Cloud service. The original idea with the service, which debuted in beta this September, was to void the need for a dedicated media server or network attached storage (NAS) drives. That way, assuming you have a decently fast …

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Differences between web design and web development

“Web Design” and “Web development” are compatible terms, but they really do very different meaning. If you want to establish a new project or a new …

Many people don't bother using in-car technology, survey says

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You're on a test-drive.<p>You care most about the way the car feels and smells. You care most about how it accelerates and whether the seats are comfortable.<p>Meanwhile, the salesperson is busily trying to show …

Best Fonts 2015 – List of Best Font Releases

A great collection of best fonts from 2015!Over the half of 2015 is already done. It’s time to look back to show you the best fonts of 2015. All …

How to use a web API from your Android app

There are many times when your Android app will need to fetch data from the internet, to provide users with fresh information and/or data. There are different ways your app could achieve this. You could set up your own web service/API, or you could be fetching from an already existing service/API. …

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Hilarious Husband Documents His "Miserable" Family-Less Vacation to Puerto Rico

When quality assurance engineer Kevin Blandford won a trip to Puerto Rico for his outstanding work performance, he learned that he wouldn't be able to bring his family along. Seven months earlier, Blandford's wife gave birth to a beautiful baby girl and bringing her along on the trip would have …

Google Offers a Rare Peek Inside Abbey Road Studios

The famed North London studio gets the Street View treatment.<p>Beatles fanatics with a soft spot for <i>Abbey Road</i> will have a field day with Google's new interactive tour of the studio. The hallowed space—which has played host to the Fab Four, Stevie Wonder, and Radiohead, among others—partnered with …

The Selfless Hero Who Braved Radiation and Stayed Behind to Feed Fukushima's Abandoned Animals

Last Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of March 11, 2011, a day that changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Japanese people as their island nation was struck by a massively destructive earthquake and tsunami, followed by the dangerous meltdown of nuclear reactors at the Fukushima …

114-Year-Old Woman Has To Lie About Age To Join Facebook

We can think of plenty of reasons people would lie about their age -- pride, vanity, or to get into the coolest club. But Anna Stoehr's reason was much, much simpler: she just wanted to join Facebook.<p>The centenarian who just celebrated her 114th birthday felt her age when she tried to create a …

Friday Eye Candy: Best of the Risk-Taking Rooftop Russians

Maybe it's because I just came across the 10,000th social media selfie I've seen this month that's making me snap. It was another of those inane pics …

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Best of the Week: Web Design, Photography, Tech News and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

A Chair Made From Carbon Fiber Developed by Formula 1 Engineers

The design world might not have heard of Hypetex yet but they’re about to. Hypetex is the world’s first colored carbon fiber brand that was developed …

Edible Chocolate LEGO Bricks Are Perfect for Building and Snacking

Illustrator and designer Akihiro Mizuuchi has combined two very wonderful things—chocolate and LEGOs! The Japanese creative designed a modular system for producing the edible bricks that actually seems to work. So, you can now have fun building a chocolate LEGO sculpture and later enjoy those same …

Hilarious Guy Proposes to Five Princesses During Visit to Disney World

On a recent vacation to Disney World, Blaine Gibson, from Austin-based production studio Rooster Teeth, was getting bored with all of the typical photos that he and his friend were taking along the way.<p>So, just for fun, Gibson went to Walmart and picked up a fake engagement ring. He took the ring …

How to Create Better App Icons, 6 Tips from Apple.

This is a guest post by Martin LeBlanc, the founder of IconFinder, a search engine for icons. You can follow him on twitter here<p>Shortly after the WWDC event in San Francisco in June, a plethora of iOS7 resources became available on the web. Throughout the hundreds of sessions, speakers and …

FRAME: A House Built with Exposed Concrete to Reduce Costs

With rising construction costs and a shortage of workers and materials happening in Japan due to earthquake recovery and preparation for the 2020 …