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Google blurs the line between websites and Android apps

With its latest Chrome Beta release, Google has given app-like websites called "Progressive Web Apps" a higher status on Android. If you launch a site like Flipkart Lite in the latest Android Chrome beta, you'll now get the option "add to home screen," where it'll appear like any other app on your …

Stuck on You: 6 New Wallpaper Trends That Will Make You Say 'Wow'

Just like <b>Joan Jett</b>, wallpaper has a bad reputation. For many, the word conjures up visions of garish florals covering every possible square inch of …

Home Decorating

PSA: Apple’s iPhone 6s CDMA spec change makes AT&T’s model its best worldphone

When Apple introduced the iPhone 6s at its September 9th special event, it billed the new model as the “best phone for traveling around the world,” thanks largely to support for “23 bands of LTE wireless networking.” But that day, the new iPhone’s tech specs page told a more complex story: Apple …

Meet Instant AppMachine, a Speedy Mobile App Builder

Running a small business is challenging, not only when it comes to designing and managing the best product or service, but also when it comes to presenting your creation to the public. When compared to large companies, there’s certainly less help available for critical processes like establishing a …

World's First Carbon-Positive Pre-Fabribated House

This amazing prototype, rolled out by green architectural and manufacturing firm ArchiBlox, is billed as the first pre-fabricated, carbon-positive house. The one bedroom, one bathroom unit ingeniously generates more energy than it uses. The first model was recently installed as an exhibition in a …

Airflow

18 Incredibly Useful Market Research Tools

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You may have heard it said that understanding your audience on social media is one of the keys to success with social media marketing. (We may have even said it ourselves a time or two!)<p>Makes a lot of sense. The more you know about your audience, the …

Watch Vestigen’s Project Ara Sensors Show How Modular Smartphones Could Change The World

Project Ara is getting closer to producing a shipping product, and a developer conference in Singapore gave some of those building hardware modules for the Google-made smartphone with swappable parts a chance to show off their coming wares. Vestigen is one such company, which is focused on building …

Internet of Things

How iPhone health gadgets could change what 'see your doctor' means

Apple's Health app had a quiet rollout in late 2014, and months later many iOS users still aren't sure how the platform works on their new (or newly …

How to Gather Quantitative Data on User Behaviors

For the closed card sort on Yelp’s homepage, we asked participants how often they used Yelp, and how often they used the search filters, so that we could filter our data based on users with more or less experience. Knowing how many people used search filters would also give us an insight into how …

UX Design

How To Make Sure Your Gmail Is As Secure As Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.<p>To decrease the likelihood of hacks, as well as the time it takes account holders to find suspicious activity that could be a precursor, Gmail has created a handy check list that all users should take the …

Apps

An extra screen for your iPhone? Check out the popSLATE

Earlier today I wrote about the The Trick Cover which is an hilarious, but not too useful, iPhone cover. Check the video on that one to see what I mean.<p>Since then I’ve stumbled upon another iPhone case (first introduced in 2012, now available for the iPhone 6) that is a lot more useful. Check out …

iPhone

Savant

Duet turned my old iPad into a fast MacBook display

I just spent $10 on Duet Display to turn my aging iPad into a secondary MacBook display. That’s about five times more than I’d normally consider prudent for an app, but it was worth every penny.<p>I’ve been a daily iPad-as-secondary-display user for years. My go-to app had always been Air Display (and …

This 19-Year-Old College Student Built an Artificial Brain That Detects Breast Cancer

<i>by Elizabeth Kiefer, TEEN VOGUE</i><p>Brittany Wenger is changing the game when it comes to cancer detection technology -- and, at 19, she's just getting started.<p><i>Brittany Wenger explaining her work to President Obama. You know, casual.</i> | Photo: Getty Images<p>Brittany Wenger is one seriously smart cookie. In …

Cancer

The Perfect High-Tech Carry-On Has No Zipper At All

Now on Kickster, the Trunkster could be the best carry-on you’ll ever own.<p>Zippers are the worst part of carry-ons. They jam. They break. And if you’re using a soft bag, they encourage you to overpack, which makes it nigh-impossible to quickly and easily open your bag to get something when you need …

Luggage

Articles about photo week bathroom tub inspiration on Dwell.com - Dwell

Announcing our new feature where we draw from Dwell's Instagram account to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram …

Architecture

Tech projects vein maps during blood donations

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service is testing a technology to project a vein map on the arms of blood donors during the phlebotomy.<p>"Vein …

Apple tells developer to kill iOS app widget after the company promoted it

<b>Update</b>: Apple has reversed its decision. Calculator widgets are now allowed in Notification Center.<p>Apple might have a new groove, but that doesn't …

3DAround Helps You Easily Capture 360° Views of a Subject with Your Smartphone

Dacuda, a company known for its camera-related applications, is getting ready to release 3DAround, an intuitive 360-degree interactive photo …

26 Stunning Images You Won't Believe Were Found On Google Street View

He created a Tumblr, 9-eyes — named after the 9 cameras Google Street View uses— where he curates the best images he finds.<p>Rafman says sometimes he picks a location and "just wanders," captivated by what he sees.<p>He also doesn't document where exactly the photos were taken.<p>He told The New York Times …

Google Street View

Smart technology tracks hospital patients

A child checks in to have a cyst removed at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and the admissions clerk gives her a disposable ID bracelet loaded with her identification, her date of admission and her physician’s name and contact number. Her worried parents get bracelets with smart tracking …

RBC: The iPhone 6 Could Be Even Bigger Than Anyone Thinks

"Most supply chain data is pointing towards Apple gearing up to ramp 70-80 million iPhone 6 units across the two form factors (4.7"/5.5")," Daryanani says. "This is a notable uptick from last year when the supply chain ramped 50-60 million units."<p>In English, that means Apple is telling suppliers to …

Mobile Technology

This Plug-And-Play Utility Bike Lets You Gear Up As Needed

The EVO, an entry in the urban utility bike design contest, lets you attach different cargo-carrying components easily, depending on what you need that ride.<p>Our team–composed of Huge Design, 4130 and PCH Lime Lab–came together to create the quintessential commuter bike. From the beginning, the …

Is responsive design killing mobile?

Picture yourself at a work event. What are you wearing? What are you talking about? How loud are you talking? If you indulge at all, how much have you had to drink? Now picture yourself on a weekend trip with a group of friends.<p>We won’t go into details, but things look a little different, don’t …

‘Sandscapes’ Series Reveals the Abstract World of Patterns Left by the Tides

We’ve featured the work of German photographer Jakob Wagner a number of times before. If you remember the previous features, you’ll know he enjoys …

MIT can now track a heart rate through a wall with Wi-Fi signals

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Lee Martin / Flickr<p>Parents could watch their baby’s heart rate from another room without using any kind of wearable …

The heat is on: Honeywell is finally challenging the Nest thermostat

The idea of a connected home — one smart enough to know your schedule, your routines, when you come and go, and adjust itself to meet your every need — is a decades-old concept. But in a world where companies are making refrigerators that you can send tweets from, we’re still sorely missing truly …

Hope for house-hungry Londoners

In the Malthusian struggle of young architects to get attention and get ahead, it helps to have a manifesto project, a work into which you pour limitless energy, and shows what you are about. vPPR, a trio of women who met as students at Cambridge, have done just that with Ott's Yard, a pair of …

Architizer