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Raw Concrete Pendant Lamps Pouring Warmth and Elegance

Modern homes equipped with the right lighting systems give off a cozy vibe, deepening the feeling of home. Bavarian designer Stefan Gant designs and …

Adobe launches its open source text editor Brackets out of beta, releases CSS extraction tool

Today Adobe announced the 1.0 release of Brackets, the company’s open source text editor designed for developers who work with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.<p>This update marks a milestone for Brackets and introduces a few new features: Adobe details on its blog that Brackets 1.0 now supports custom …

How Workspace Design Affects Workflow

Running a business is no easy task. At any given moment, there are a thousand different decisions to be made. As the boss, not only is it your …

Make full screen sections with 1 line of CSS

Modern websites nowadays are having full screen sections on their homepage. If they are not full screen, they take at least 80–90% percent of the …

'Final Fantasy' designer creates the wildest take on Batman yet

Tetsuya Nomura's Dark Knight is very, very dark<p>If nothing else, Square Enix artist Tetsuya Nomura has built up a distinctive style over the years — his androgynous, zipper-heavy designs for characters in games like <i>Kingdom Hearts</i> and the <i>Final Fantasy</i> series are recognizable anywhere. But none of …

Even I Would Read the Bible If It Were This Pretty

Despite having grown up in the Bible Belt, I'm not terribly religious. Sure, I still go to our quaint little Episcopal church with my mom on holidays …

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Apple TV to Gain Game Support With Bluetooth Controllers By March

The Apple TV could be getting long-awaited game support in an upcoming software update, according to a report from <i>iLounge</i>. It could include Bluetooth controller support and an Apple TV-based App Store.<p>iLounge has heard from reliable industry sources that Apple TV will soon be getting proper game …

5 Ways to Take Oatmeal from Blah to Ooh La La

Oatmeal is great. We’re not even kidding… But okay, if you’re eating it plain, then it’s not (and who are you anyway?). It was never meant to be chewed all by its lonesome. And seeing as it’s the preferred breakfast of the season (according to us), we’re giving you five ways to do it up. They all …

New Mac Pro: Simultaneous Real-Time 4K Effect Rendering, +900MB/s Read/Write

With the new Mac Pro in the hands of reviewers for more than a day now, the first impressions focused on performance are being published and they are impressive.<p><i>FCP.co</i> posted a 24-hour hands on with the new Mac Pro. They found read speeds of 880MB/s from the Mac Pro's solid state storage, with …

Originally Blended: Minimalist Mirror & Hanger Design by Luis Arrivillaga

Giulietta is a floor standing <b>minimalist mirror</b> designed by <b>Luis Arrivillaga</b> in a simple and effective elementary form, graphically displayed. Although …

Compact Bachelor Haven in Moscow Defined by the Mix of Modern with Retro

The work of, the architect and CEO, <b>Maxim Tikhonov</b> from m2project Design Bureau attracted our attention with a compact bachelor haven. A modern studio …

The Origins of Ombre and How to Use it in the Home

The word <b>Ombre</b> is derived from the French word <i>ombrer</i> which means to shade. Ombrer, translated from the Italian <i>ombrare</i> and <i>umbra</i>, literally means ” to …

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for PS4 spotted

March's Tomb Raider reboot from Crystal Dynamics may be released on PlayStation 4 if a new Amazon listing is anything to go by. Amazon Italy (via Eurogamer) posted a PS4 listing for Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition with a release date of January 24, 2014.<p>A second listing is also posted on Amazon …

Make Your iPhone More Useful with This Sleek Dock

If you're like most people, you stopped using docks back when Apple stopped including them with iPods. That's exactly why we were so pleasantly …

Mobile Technology

Feit Hiker Boots

Even if your weekend plans involve plenty of time spent walking trails, splitting wood, and lounging around a campfire, you still don't need to …

TwelveSouth Releases BookBook Travel Journal to Carry An iPad and Lots of Stuff

Adding to its growing BookBook line of products, TwelveSouth today announced its new Travel Journal, a unified iPad and accessory carrying case.<p>The Travel Journal is designed to carry an iPad, power adapter, cables, head phones, and more, using a collection of pockets and adjustable bands to …

Top Gear UK hosts narrate latest Forza Motorsport 5 trailer

A new teaser trailer for Turn 10 Studios' next-gen racing title, <i>Forza Motorsport 5</i>, features Top Gear UK host Jeremy Clarkson offering his thoughts on Modern Hypercars.<p>In the video, which you can watch above, Clarkson discusses the McLaren P1 and the Pagani Huayra. Glamour shots of each car …

Microsoft's 'Cortana' is like Siri for Windows Phone

Microsoft is currently testing and readying a Windows Phone 8.1 update that is believed to include a new personal assistant. <i>ZDNet's</i> Mary Jo Foley reports that the Siri-like feature, codenamed "Cortana" after the <i>Halo</i> character, will let Windows Phone users interact with a handset through voice …

On Creative Leadership

Accessing Your Creativity …In The Shower<p>It’s 4:30 in the morning. The sun is starting to smear pink across the sky, and I’m in bed, working. Laying …

Xbox 360 update puts an end to Microsoft Points, converts them to real money

Microsoft is putting an end to Points once and for all today with an Xbox 360 update that converts the digital payment system over to users' local currencies, reports <i>Polygon</i>. The system update is apparently a small one, with the only noticeable change being the discontinuation of Microsoft Points. …

Introducing LiveStyle: Better, Stronger And Smarter CSS Live Reload

About a year ago, a new breed of live editing tools appeared. Editors like Brackets and WebStorm integrate with Web browsers (more specifically, with …

Semantic CSS With Intelligent Selectors

In this article, <b>we will explore an alternative approach to styling Web documents</b>, one that marries document semantics to visual design wherever …

WebKit Has Implemented srcset, And It's A Good Thing

Not too scary, this markup. In plain English:<p>“Use <i>low-res.jpg</i> as the source for this img on low-resolution displays, and for any browser that doesn’t …

Is This the Most Genius Bike Invention Ever?

Attention, commuters and bike enthusiasts alike! There is a brilliant new product on the market that you NEED to know about. It’s called the Velodroom and it just might change your life on the road.<p>Yes, the Velodroom is a bike light, but it’s so, SO much more than that. First of all, you don’t need …

First full 'Jobs' trailer released: 'typeface isn't a pressing issue'

The first trailer for <i>Jobs</i> — the Ashton Kutcher-led biopic on Apple's co-founder — has finally debuted. The trailer is a quick two minute glimpse across almost the entirety of Apple's history, from Jobs dropping out of school to the introduction of the iPod, with plenty of energetic and inspiring …

Is Digg's very beta RSS reader enough to woo Google Reader users? (hands-on)

The company has less than a week to put the finishing touches on its new product before Google's shuts down<p>The design for the new Digg Reader.<p>On July 1st, Google sunsets its popular RSS reader and millions of users will migrate elsewhere. Digg wants its new RSS reader to be ready when they do. The …

Concrete Charger

Wireless induction chargers don't need to look like space-aged objects circa 1984 — as evidenced by the Concrete Charger ($TBA). This piece of modern …

Apple Working with Logitech and MOGA on Upcoming MFi Game Controllers

During Apple's WWDC keynote, the company revealed that a number of new APIs will be introduced with iOS 7, including support for MFi (Made for iPhone) certified hardware game controllers, which will allow manufacturers to design and release dedicated iOS gaming peripherals.<p>Some new information on …