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Why The Camera Matters, But Not in The Way You’re Thinking

For as long as I’ve been photographing, I’ve always had a soft spot for gear and the technical side of photography. In the beginning, I was obsessed …

Best of the visualisation web… July 2016

At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I’ve come …

Data Visualization

Samsung has special permission from Google for the Note 7's green battery icon

Yesterday, Samsung clarified how Galaxy Note 7 customers will be able to tell the fixed handsets apart from the ones packing a potentially explosive battery. The tweaks include a black sticker on the box and a new green battery icon after a software update. The latter might seem like a simple …

Android News

Why I’ll Never Buy Another iPhone

I even wrote this article on a Samsung Galaxy.<p>I’ve been an iPhone guy for years. Probably the last time I didn’t own an iPhone, I had a flip phone. I’ve held many Android phones in my hand, and I’ve been tempted to switch but the simplicity and familiarity of the iPhone always lured me back. No …

Google Photos

Run an Android desktop on almost any computer

Remix OS is a desktop-optimized port of Android-x86 that can be installed on a flash drive and booted on almost any computer.<p>Last month, it was rumored that official Android support would be coming to the Raspberry Pi after an empty directory for the $35 computer was discovered in Google's Android …

Linux

Inventor of the cell phone says this is the next big thing

Marty Cooper, who built the first handheld cell phone, says his invention has a glaring flaw: You have to keep charging its battery.<p>"Keeping your phone charger around is a real annoyance," Cooper told CNNMoney in an interview. "And I think it's going to be an increasing problem."<p>Ensuring that your …

Miniature

Colors And Contrast In User Interface Design

In the design world, the generally accepted rule is that a design is successful to the extent in which people are using it. For instance, if a sofa …

UI Design

9 problems only people with an Apple Watch will understand

THE WAIT IS OVER for Apple fans today as the Apple Watch officially goes on sale in Ireland.<p>But if you’re planning on getting one, be aware that …

Apple Watch

The Design Essentials: iPad Apps for the Creative

Quietly and almost covertly, Apple’s iPad has become a common tool in every realm of professional design. Fashion designers sketch on it, designers …

iPad Apps

How to Troubleshoot Apps Overusing Energy in OS X

Even though most developers work their hardest to ensure that the programs you download onto your Mac run smoothly, sometimes, things go wrong. One issue that may arise is an app using an exorbitant amount of energy or memory, causing your Mac to overheat or suffer severe battery drain.<p>Sometimes, …

How to turn your iPad into a MacBook

After the recent WWDC, Apple made it much easier to teach its programming language, Swift, in schools. In iOS9, you can run apps created in Swift on an iPad without the need for a virtual machine which means students can test, change a bit and test again with ease. They’ve also released some great …

Apps

How Beats Fools You Into Thinking Its Headphones Are High-End And Luxurious

Even before Apple acquired Beats, there existed a loud contingent of audiophiles who were quick to dismiss Beats by Dre Headphones as overpriced …

Consumer Tech

A brief history of user experience

Think about the last time you ate at a restaurant. What cuisine did it serve?<p>What made you to choose that particular restaurant? What was your first …

Leonardo Da Vinci

25 UX Design Tools to Simplify Designer’s Daily Routine

A website design, with no matter how nice it looks, is nothing if its UX is bad. There are tons of websites that flaunt great design on pen and paper …

UX Design

7 UX Topics Managers Need to Understand

As someone who has been in the user experience domain for a <i>loooooong</i> time, I have had lots of conversations with many different executives. Most of …

Photos app mysteriously vanishes from iCloud.com (Update: Back for some, Apple says fixed)

<i>Update: Some users are once again reporting the availability of the beta Photos web app on iCloud.com (although not everyone just yet). Let us know if you’re still seeing issues.</i><p><i>Update 2: Apple has acknowledged the outage on its system status page and says the issue is resolved.</i><p>The Photos app has …

Updated Office for Windows Phone coming soon, Microsoft hints

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p>Lately, Microsoft has focused mobile software efforts on the platforms it competes with. …

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

Australia

Oppo R5 Review - Thin is an understatement

Apple Begins Selling Bose Products Again Two Months After Pulling Them

Apple has begun selling audio products from Bose again, as 9to5Mac first spotted. The return comes nearly two months after it pulled the range for unknown reasons.<p>It was never clear why Apple cut Bose out, but it is likely to be related to a lawsuit that Bose filed against Beats, the audio company …

Early Apple Employee Bill Fernandez Shares Details on Steve Jobs, Creation of the Apple II, and More

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak are widely recognized as the major driving forces behind the creation of Apple computer, but there were also several other key employees in the early years who helped establish what is now one of the most valuable companies in the world.<p><i>TechRepublic</i> has published an …

User Interface Designer

About these guidelines<p>These guidelines describe how to design apps that follow the official HIG for iOS by Apple, not what you can do with custom …

UX Design

Moment iPhone 6 lens add-ons are big, bold and feel a bit dangerous

Moment Lens asks the question: How committed are you to high-quality iPhone photography?<p>Its two, $99-a piece iPhone 6 add-on lenses require a …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Reflects on Second Anniversary of Steve Jobs’s Passing

Today marks the second anniversary of the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs.<p>His successor, Apple CEO Tim Cook, said today on Twitter that he’ll mark …

Steve Jobs