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50 years in, Nike’s new digital studio defends its title as the king of kicks

The last time anyone considered Nike a startup, founder Phil Knight was selling Japanese shoes out of his car at track meets. In the 50 years since, …

Cornell University Has a Massive Hip Hop Archive You Can Browse Online

If you’re a prospective college student and Cornell University is on your shortlist, make sure to make an appointment at the library to see the …

How Nike turned the shoe drop into a high-tech treasure hunt

Sole Searching<p>Inside the wild world of Nike's high-tech scavenger hunts<p>Sole Searching<p>Inside the wild world of Nike's high-tech scavenger hunts<p>About a …

Kanban — as we know it. And, how to use it for your team

Who would have ever thought that a technique implemented in a car manufacturing unit would become so popular that teams throughout the world are now …

Take better screenshots in macOS with these hidden features

One of my favorite Mac features is the ease at which you can take and edit screenshots using Apple’s default tools. Using one of several keyboard shortcuts, I can take a screenshot of exactly what I want to capture, and edit it all (or not) in Preview.<p>Here are those keyboard shortcuts I was talking …

Nike Introduces SNKRS Stash

“A new way to unlock exclusive products hidden throughout your city.”<p>Today, Nike introduced what it’s calling “a new way to unlock exclusive products hidden throughout your city.” Dubbed SNKRS Stash, the new feature is an extension of the existing SNKRS app and allows users to track down coveted …

Shoes

Huzzah! 360 Cameras You Can Snap on Your Phone

360 cameras can be daunting. They look weird, they're difficult to use, and most are really expensive. But they don't have to be, as Insta360 proves …

The Best Tools to Archive Web Pages

It seems like a lot of web pages are disappearing from the internet these days. If you feel like taking on archiving duties for yourself, there are a …

Software

20 Sketch Sheets and Templates for Designing Web and App Layouts

Looking for some sketch sheets and templates for creating the perfect web and app layouts? Look no further! We selected some of the best templates …

Web Design

An NBA team is turning their scoreboard into an AR basketball game

Yo dawg, I heard you like basketball, so we built an AR basketball game you can play while you’re at a basketball game.<p>Ok fine, this isn’t how the reigning NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers announced their new Augmented Reality game. But they should have.<p>Launching today, Deep in the Q (named after …

Basketball

How to Make a Timelapse Video: A Beginner’s Guide

A video is made up from 25 single photos per second, that, when placed back-to-back, trick our mind into seeing motion. But what would happen if we …

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

All the Folders You Can Probably Exclude From Your Mac's Backups

Whether you’re backing up your Mac with Time Machine or another service, it can be an incredibly time-consuming process. Over at How-To Geek, they …

WeChat users in China can now gift friends a Starbucks coffee via chat

Starbucks is furthering its push into China after it consummated its partnership with Tencent to introduce coffee gifting via WeChat, China’s top messaging app.<p>WeChat, which recently revealed it has 768 million daily users, has evolved from being a basic chat app like WhatsApp into a platform that …

The Best And Worst User Interfaces Of 2016

The human neck was not designed to be used like a joystick, and other things we learned from this year’s most notable UX.<p>Remember 2016? It was the year that our smartphones became boring, and smartwatches proved to be less a revolution than an alternative to any other watch. But things also got …

The Art of the Sneaker Selfie

The art of the selfie is a delicate thing. Some people claim they have the perfect technique to capture themselves just right, but hey to each their …

Converse Steps Into 2017 With Its "Year of the Rooster" Pack

Featuring both footwear and apparel.<p>As we enter the year of the rooster in the Chinese calendar, Converse has added its own touch to the occasion with a celebratory pack that includes footwear and apparel. The brand took the opportunity to utilize its Thunderbolt model, which features a …

Clothing

Usage for Mac Tracks How Much Time You Spend In Each App

Mac: If you’ve ever been curious about just how much time you spend in an app, Usage is a simple little utility that’ll track just that.<p>Usage does …

The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 "Best of" Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016" …

Best Xbox One games of 2016

2016 has seen the release of some great Xbox One games, and now that the year’s drawing to a close, we’ve decided to round up a handful of the best ones to add to your wishlist this holiday season.<p><b>Battlefield 1</b><p>Inspired by the events of the First World War, <i>Battlefield 1</i> lets you armor up and take …

Gaming Industry

How To Do A 365 Photo Project Without Failing

I’m a photography addict…and happy to admit it! So how did this addiction take hold? Well, it’s all down to something I’ve been doing <i>every single day</i> …

Switching From iPhone To Pixel? Here’s How To Copy Your Apps, Photos, Texts, Music, Contacts And Calendars

If you recently switched from an iPhone to a new Pixel or Pixel XL phone, you can copy over your data, including text messages photos, music, …

Study These Photographs by the Legendary William Eggleston and You’ll Learn Plenty About Portraiture

The legendary American photographer William Eggleston was a true pioneer in the potential of color photography and his quirky, eccentric portraits of …

Street Photography

How sneakers define our culture, especially for sneakerheads

Image 1of/9<p>Caption<p>Close<p>There are more than 20 sneakers arrayed on a custom shelf above Alonzo Moore Jr.’s bed that he may never wear outside his …

Build Your Own Mobile Digital Library to Share Books From Anywhere With Anyone

Ever wished you could easily share your collection of PDFs, DIY books, or magazines? Adafruit has a guide to turn a Raspberry Pi Zero into a little …

The Ultimate GoPro Kit

I do a lot of shooting with GoPro cameras. They offer a great size to price to performance ratio and really allow for some creative work. The thing …

How to securely delete files on a Mac so they can’t be recovered

When files are deleted they are not removed from the disk and they remain there. If someone had access to your Mac they could recover them. Here’s …

Operating Systems

Very Human Lessons From Three Brands That Use Chatbots To Talk To Customers

Seamless interactions make for happier and more engaged users who want to keep coming back.<p>Remember when “there’s an app for that” was a popular refrain? Now, as consumers’ smartphones fill up with apps they’ve only used a handful of times and businesses try to reach consumers while they’re online, …

How I configure my Fujifilm X100T for everything I photograph

Now that I have been shooting with my Fujifilm X100T for over a year, I’ve finally settled on camera settings that suit the way I work. What you’ll …

A Guide to the Best Henleys

Fall style centers on the importance of layering, and as such, you should ground your outfit with a classic base layer. The long-sleeve henley fits …