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How One Florida City Is Reinventing Itself With UX Design

“Like great companies, great cities need to think about user experience.”<p>When we think of urban design, it’s often the physical that comes to mind–the parks, infrastructure, neighborhoods, and buildings that compose a city. But look a little closer, and you’ll see that an intangible force is …

7 features most people don't know exist in Instagram

The app is designed simply and is optimised for social connections, displaying all the posts from people you follow in reverse-chronological order.<p>It's easy to figure out the basics like cropping a photo or choosing a filter to make it look better.<p>But while the app's interface is simple to use, …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Artists' Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Home / ArtArtists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>By Alice Yoo on December 26, 2014<p>Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact …

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Which surveillance agency just released an encryption app for kids? GCHQ

British surveillance agency GCHQ has launched an app teaching children to understand “basic encryption techniques”, despite its director having criticised technology firms for making more advanced tools available to their users.<p>Cryptoy is a free app for Android tablets, with an iPad version …

Gift Guide: For the Tech-Obsessed

Technology? It’s my favorite indulgence. Take a look a handful of gadgets that the stylish Silicon Valley denizen would adore.<p>Above: On my personal …

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UK Dwellers Can Now Check Mobile, Broadband and TV Coverage

Alongside updating its Market Infrastructure Report and making recommendations for improving connectivity and troubled ‘not-spots’, Ofcom has today launched an interactive tool that allows people to check fixed broadband, mobile, TV, and radio coverage across the UK.<p>As anyone who has moved house …

Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries

Don't be too quick to toss out the battery from that ancient laptop -- it might just be the key to powering homes in developing countries, and helping the environment in the process. IBM researchers have revealed UrJar, a device that turns old lithium-ion battery packs into rechargeable energy …

The civil service director: why I tweet and who I follow

Twitter helps us to escape the stereotype of that anonymous civil servant in an inaccessible Whitehall office<p>The council chief executive: why I tweet and who I follow How to use social media at work in the public sector – livechat<p>The gist of a conversation at a departmental board meeting in 2008 …

The Perfect Office - Wokey L, Moleskine Smart Notebook, AOC 34'' HD Monitor and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …