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Private Paradise: Craftily Hidden Japanese Home & Garden

Open, light and green – hardly words you would expect to describe a house that appears to be a windowless box to outside observers. Yet this …

Watch LG's new flexible phone heal itself after a knife scratch

When LG announced its curved smartphone, the G Flex, it boasted that the handset was coated with a "self-healing" material and even compared it to Wolverine from <i>X-Men</i>. LG later released a promotional video showing off the tech in action, but it's only now that someone has put the company's claims …

The world's fastest running robot is off the leash

A relative of Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot, which last year managed to outpace the world's fastest man Usain Bolt on a treadmill, is now able to run outdoors untethered. Named the WildCat, the outdoor runner is funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and is being …

Want to see Google Glass at work in the hospital? Philips, Accenture offer a preview

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Want a sneak peak at what could be the future of wearable technology in medicine? In a video released Thursday, electronics …

What if you hire Arek – Brand Identity by Dora Klimczyk

Consulting Company – Visual Identity.<p>Krakow, Poland-based graphic designer Dora Klimczyk was commissioned to create the brand identity for consulting …

App roundup: Best fitness apps that use the iPhone 5s' M7 motion co-processor

The M7 motion co-processor Apple packed into the iPhone 5s is already seeing use from a number of fitness app developers anxious to maximize its …

Paper Partners With Moleskine To Bring Your iPad Drawings To Life

What do you get when you combine everyone’s favorite drawing app for the iPad with everyone’s favorite paper journal? You get an awesome partnership with Paper by FiftyThree and Moleskine.<p>FiftyThree and Moleskine have created an easy way to take a digital creation and make it a frozen moment in …

This is the Fitbit Force, a smarter fitness tracking watch

Fitbit is set to release a new fitness tracking band called the Force. The new device will be positioned above the company's current fitness band, the Flex, and will feature a built-in altimeter that measures your present altitude. It'll use this information to give you more detailed statistics on …

GoPro Releases The Smaller, Faster Hero3+ Action Camera

Just when you thought GoPros couldn’t get any smaller, meet the Hero3+. The new model is 20 percent smaller than its predecessor and packs some much-improved internals, allowing the camera to capture even better quality imagery.<p>GoPro claims the upgraded lens should result in images that are 33 …

Lovely Illustrations by Ariel Belinco

I really dig illustrations that resonate things we love, like Pixar, for example. These are some great pieces by Israeli illustrator Ariel Belinco, …

New Zealand Town Powers Down for Spectacular Astrophotography

While city dwellers look up at the night sky and are left staring at a nearly blank atmosphere, occasionally featuring the moving lights of a distant airplane flying by, the Earth and Sky Mt. John Observatory in New Zealand gives stargazers some truly spectacular views of celestial bodies. Located …

Luxe Urban Camping: The Hotel Daniel Airstream in Vienna

Kitted out by a professional yacht interior designer, a 1952 Airstream at the Hotel Daniel in Vienna offers luxe minimalism for the urban camper.<p>For …

Reiteiland House - Hans van Heeswijk Architects

Located on an Ijburg, an island on the outskirts of Amsterdam, the Reiteiland House is a new construction home designed carefully with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

iOS 7 apps are prettier, but are they better?

A few new apps prove beauty doesn't have to be skin deep<p>Apple design chief Jony Ive loves to preach about how design isn’t just how something looks, but how it works. Yet, in the first wave of app updates for iOS 7, most developers seem to have simply given their apps a facelift to match Apple’s …

iPhone Inc. is bigger than Microsoft, Coca Cola, Nike and many more

We already knew the iPhone is Apple’s number one revenue generator, but it doesn’t help us visualize how big it really is until you compare it to …

Getting to Know Autodesk Homestyler 3D Floor Planner

Autodesk, the makers of the AutoCAD professional computer design software, has a free Web app that could be handy for homeowners thinking about a remodeling job.<p>Homestyler 3D Floor Planner by Autodesk (makers of the industry-standard AutoCAD) is a free Web app intended for those residential and …

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Wolfgang Egger and Audi's Quattro Concept

Recently, Audi invited CH to Ingolstadt, Germany, for a behind-the-scenes look at their extraordinarily advanced production facility. Additionally, we spent some time in Munich, where we were able to roam around Audi's highly protected design studio. During the visit, we sat down with Wolfgang …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with flexible display confirmed for October release | Trusted Reviews

<b>With the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hitting UK retailers today, September 25, the Korean manufacturer has announced that a flexible display hosting</b> …

Meet Studio, The App That Launched A Million Designers And Counting

There’s no doubt that photo-sharing is hot, but among the hundreds of services out there tackling the space, there hasn’t been an app that has made a splash in photo-sharing in this post-Instagram world. Until Studio.<p>In one month on the App Store, Studio has hit 1 million downloads with over 1.3 …

Square and Intuit Play Nice With New QuickBooks Integration

On the surface, Square and Intuit compete in several ways. They both market mobile credit-card readers, and both offer point-of-sale products.<p>But …

Motorola presents the Opening Ceremony BTW at SuperPier

It's New York Fashion Week again and this time around forward-thinking retailer Opening Ceremony has launched a mega pop-up shop with surprises in store. The Opening Ceremony BTW at SuperPier at Hudson River Park will feature a week's worth of shopping and events, selected by OC and sponsored by …

The Aviary

by Sam Bovarnick<p>In Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, on an unusually cloudy summer evening, CH visited Ken Mitchell’s creativity shop The Aviary. Stepping into The Aviary is a joyfully discombobulating experience. The shop is maybe 10x10 ft and is explosive with color. The Aviary’s stimulating …

Polar Global

Activity Guide<p>Shows how active you’ve been during the day and gives practical guidance for reaching your daily activity goal. More ›<p>Activity …

ParaShoot Brings its Wearable HD Device to Indiegogo

The team behind ParaShoot, a wearable photo and video device, has switched its efforts to raise funding over to Indiegogo after its Kickstarter project was abruptly suspended with two weeks of campaigning left.<p>The news is a huge blow for ParaShoot, which had easily surpassed its $30,000 goal after …

Withings Pulse Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Withings Pulse?<p>The Withings Pulse is an activity tracker that joins the Fitbit One, Jawbone Up and Nike Fuelband in the quest to get you …

Fitbit Flex or Jawbone Up: Which is the better fitness companion for your wrist?

Advertisement<p>27 Comments<p>Credit: Jawbone Facebook<p>As the summer goes on, so does the war for the ultimate fitness accessory and iPhone(s AAPL) …

iSketchnote digitizes your doodles to an iPad using a natural pen (video)

iSketchnote has hit Kickstarter with an interesting take on the sketch digitizing game. Rather than drawing straight onto the screen of your tablet with a stylus, Galaxy Note or Wacom style, its iPad cover digitizer lets you draw in ink with a "natural pen" onto any notebook or paper. A sensor …

The best apps for getting things done

I am a big time list maker. If I didn’t have a list, every single day for things I need to do, I’d be sitting on the couch eating bon ons all day. I …