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Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Markets

Creative Logo Designs by Mamastudio

Logo Design Collection.<p>Mamastudio is a Warsaw, Poland based graphic design and branding studio with more than 10 years experience in creating visual …

Long Exposure Photography by Samuel Burns

Incredible Long Exposure Photography.<p>The wait can last for up to eight hours.<p>Using his large format 4×5 camera, 33 year-old Sydney photographer …

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. …

Lost Keys? No Problem. This Gadget Can Locate Virtually Anything

"I'd lose my head if it weren't attached to my shoulders."<p>You might have heard this saying before or even said it yourself. Busy entrepreneurs and others who are just a little forgetful can misplace keys, wallets, tablets, children -- you name it. Lucky for us a new tech startup is aiming to make …

iPhone 5

How To Sell Responsive Web Design To Clients

Our customers don’t use mobile phones to come to our website.<p>Further Reading on SmashingMag:<p>Determine Whether They Actually Need A Mobile Web …

8 Million Pounds of Soil Shaped Into Huge 11-Acre Portrait

Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada takes landscaping to an entirely new level with his enormous portrait art. His latest work, <i>WISH</i>, was recently revealed as part of the Belfast Festival in Northern Ireland. Across four weeks, Rodriguez-Gerada and volunteers placed about 8 million pounds …

Art

Is it easier to pirate movies or stream them? New website aims to find out

Often times the most pirated movies each week can't streamed or rented online to begin with. That's according to piracydata.org, a new website that — simply by pointing out the lack of convenient viewing options — is trying to shift some responsibility for rampant internet piracy back to content …

Makeup Artist Transforms Women in Stunning Before and After Photos

Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev shows what a little (ok, maybe a lot) of hair and makeup can do. While we've featured our fair share of artists on My Modern Met, this is one of the few times where we've shined the spotlight on a makeup artist. Using only cosmetics, and not any post …

Lips

Clever Treehouse Bicycle Zips Passengers 30 Feet Up

The faster you pedal, the faster you will zip up, up, and away on Ethan Schlussler's human-powered elevator. In only one week, Schlussler eliminated the need for a regular old ladder and replaced it with this environmentally friendly pulley system that transports him 30 feet up to the entrance of …

Elevators

Native vs. HTML5: How the auto industry is forcing change for the mobile web

<i>Michael O’Shea is the CEO and president of Abalta Technologies.</i><p>Today’s mobile apps are mostly native. However, in a lot of ways, HTML5 is a goldmine waiting to be discovered by developers. It has the ability to “build once and deploy to many,” meaning any device with a web browser can support them. …

Perfect Smoked Turkey

I know what you’re thinking. “But Russ, it just turned October, and you’re already posting about Thanksgiving turkey!” While that’s true, there’s a …

Google Fiber Compared To Broadband By Putting A Middle Age Guy In A Bath Robe And Soaking Him With A Firehose

Provo, Utah is getting Google Fiber in the next few months. So how do you explain to the people of this small city north of Salt Lake what that will mean for their Interent service?<p>You get a guy to wear a bath robe and stand next to a raised swimming pool with a garden hose, symbolic of broadband …

Your future ultra-fast internet connection just launched into space

Elon Musk’s commercial space company, SpaceX, has just launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit carrying a Canadian Space Agency satellite, CASSIOPE. Part of the satellite’s payload is Cascade, a prototype for a super-fast space-borne file-transfer system—a kind of digital courier service.<p>The idea …

Space Exploration

Need wireless charging in a spare power pack? Mugen adds Qi to its portable battery.

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Portable batteries to charge mobile devices are nothing new. Including the ability to recharge a device without wires in a …

This Gadget Is a Handheld "Power Plant"

If you're frustrated with the poor battery life of your devices, and you're always hauling cords around to charge everything, Nectar could be your …

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

Types of Wood Species for Woodworking

01 of 07<p>Oak is one of the most popular woods utilized in furniture making. There are many varieties of oak, but most have very similar qualities for …

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DuPont Corian Countertops: An Ingenious Way to Charge Your Gadget Wirelessly

We bump into all sorts of wireless charging solutions these days and we test all sorts of methods, in order to improve the life battery of our …

3 Days With a Posture-Correcting Wearable Gadget

I have poor posture — a habit that began long before I sat behind a computer for eight hours each day. I usually blame it on my tallness, but …