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How a California real estate developer helped create Apple as we know it

With an innovative architectural style that brought elegant living to the masses, real estate developer Joseph Eichler left an indelible mark on California in the 1960s.<p>His beautifully simple blueprints also had an undeniable impact on Apple’s co-founders — although Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs …

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If this were the '90s, Apple's latest acquisition would be a Kinko's

Want to make a digital magazine but Apple's iBook Author app just doesn't offer what you want? Then perhaps Cupertino's latest buy could signal a coming change that'll help you out. The iPhone company has purchased Prss, the digital publishing outfit behind Trvl, which <i>TechCrunch</i> notes was the first …

The ultimate photo shoot: on location in Iceland with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

By Austin Mann<p><i>As with any smartphone in 2014, there's no more important feature than the camera. It's what we use to take photos with our friends and families, how we remember what we ate and what our kids looked like way back when.</i><p><i>The camera has always been one of the iPhone's most impressive</i> …

What to expect from Bárðarbunga volcano | Iceland geology

I am writing this now, since I might not have time to do so on Monday. Updates are going to continue to go here until Monday. Unless something major …

We’ve reached the end of “build it yourself” software

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How to spot birds, planes, and maybe even a superhero with your iPhone

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How to Create Better App Icons, 6 Tips from Apple.

This is a guest post by Martin LeBlanc, the founder of IconFinder, a search engine for icons. You can follow him on twitter here<p>Shortly after the WWDC event in San Francisco in June, a plethora of iOS7 resources became available on the web. Throughout the hundreds of sessions, speakers and …

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Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.<p>A few months ago, Facebook released a bit of open-source code called Origami, which lets designers create and test user interfaces without any coding.<p>Now, Ideo has …

Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia

Gym workouts have come a long way since the days of sweatbands and Suzanne Somers’ ThighMaster. Today, zombie survival runs and obstacle courses like Tough Mudder have ushered in a new era of “functional fitness,” based on the concept that your daily workouts should help you perform real-life …

How Flat Design Is Preparing iOS For The Gadgets Of Tomorrow

iOS 7’s new look isn’t just a fresh coat of paint. It’s a powerful design language that can be extended to the iWatch, iTV, and iCar of the future.<p>When we talk about Jony Ive’s massive overhaul of Apple’s mobile operating system in iOS 7, we tend to think about it in terms of a mere facelift. First …

Paul McCartney at 71: still here, there and everywhere

The road to Paul McCartney, if not long and winding, does involve a train ride to Hastings. Plenty of time to read his latest press release. And you need that time: it takes up four and a half sides of A4, and only one eight-line paragraph is about the Beatles.<p>It's too tiring to list all Sir Paul …

Nearly one-third of internet users now upload videos, Pew finds

More than twice as many people are posting videos online today than there were just four years ago, according to the latest poll from Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. While in 2009 only 14 percent of adult internet users posted videos, that number has now jumped up to 31 …

GitHub For Beginners: Don't Get Scared, Get Started

It’s 2013, and there’s no way around it: you need to learn how to use GitHub.<p>Why? Because it’s a social network that has completely changed the way we work. Having started as a developer’s collaborative platform, GitHub is now the largest online storage space of collaborative works that exists in …