Aside from the visual appeal, animations more importantly transition users between states of content. Transitions are the glue holding together all animated effects. How does the user get from one state
Google’s expected investment in the commercial space-flight venture SpaceX took on substance Tuesday, when the startup announced a fresh $1 billion investment courtesy of the search giant and Fidelity.
He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak. "Dropbox is a targeted
David Arnoux is Head of Growth and co-founder of Twoodo, helping teams organize using simple #hashtags. This post originally appeared on the Twoodo blog. As you are all probably tired of hearing by now,
On a recent visit to LinkedIn’s Mountain View headquarters, I sat down with three of the company’s engineers to talk through different aspects of its business. For the first article in this behind the
“It is a sufficiently advanced form of paper as to be indistinguishable from magic.” Matias Duarte, vice president of design at Google, is telling me about the central principle of Material Design. It’s
This week in Mountain View, Google held its first-ever developer conference for Project Ara. Developed by a small team within the company called ATAP staffed with ex-DARPA engineers and some of the brightest
Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels
French startup La Belle Assiette just opened shop in Belgium. La Belle Assiette is a sort of on-demand chef service. You can browse the site, find your chef and book a meal directly from the service —
The discovery would push back the pre-history of the emoticon by (at least) 200 years. A dedicated poetry reader appears to have discovered a smiley face in a poem from 1648, a find that would extend pre-history
The team over at GitHub just made it easier for coders to collaborate on the go. GitHub developer Jake Boxer announced a new feature that will allow coders to add comments to files via their smartphones.
The night before Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division was supposed to show off the one and only functional Project Ara prototype to a room full of eager developers, someone dropped
Most smartphones will have the ability for users to remotely wipe and lock them down in case they’re stolen after July 2015 thanks to a new industry initiative. Google, HTC, Motorola, and Samsung joined
The discovery of some reworked icons (posted by Android Police) points towards a refresh of Android’s user interface in the next iteration of Google’s mobile operating system, but Android 5 can do more
Anthony Rose is co-founder and CTO of zeebox, the social network for TV. So, you have a mobile app where there are more pages or sections than can fit on a mobile screen at once. Your first thought might
With ever-increasing competition from the likes of Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft’s OneDrive, Canonical today announced it will exit the “free storage wars” and shut down its Ubuntu One file services.
Apple and Roku have a new competitor in the living room. Amazon just announced its own video streaming device: the $99 Amazon Fire TV. It starts shipping today. "We need to invent and simplify on behalf
After almost a week of silence, legendary game developer and Oculus CTO John Carmack has finally voiced his opinions on Facebook's planned acquisition of the virtual reality headset maker. Replying to
A new app called BeHere aimed at teachers uses Apple’s new Bluetooth LE iBeacon technology to recognize students and automatically take attendance as they enter a classroom. With the BeHere app installed,