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Steve Jobs Biographer Walter Isaacson is back with Digital Revolution backstory called ‘The Innovators’

I listened to an NPR interview with Walter Isaacson yesterday where he excerpted some fascinating tales from his latest book called <i>The</i> <i>Innovators</i> which goes on sale today<p>Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, <i>The Innovators</i> is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created …

The Plastc all-in-one payment card could eat Coin's breakfast

Payments are tricky. Square, PayPal and others are still working on getting you to pay with your phone. Google Wallet and Apple Pay have and will try to get NFC to finally take off. Meanwhile, Chip and PIN cards are coming to the United States. Yeah, payments are more than tricky, it’s a mess.<p>The …

California’s New Feudalism Benefits a Few at the Expense of the Multitude

The Golden State has lots of billionaires but also high poverty and downward mobility, writes Joel Kotkin.<p>California has been the source of much …

Get Comfy With Some Star Wars Onesies

If you thought onesies were just for babies and kids, you’re totally wrong! Adults can get in on all the comfy actin, too, and these Star Wars …

The BMW M4 Officially Unveiled And It's Drool Worthy (pics/videos)

Yesterday, images of the BMW’s hotly anticipated skunkworks version of the 4-series, the M4, leaked to the web. And today the German car maker …

AOC Q2963PM 29” 21:9 UltraWide Monitor Review

I’ve gotten so used to having two monitors with my computer that it’s hard to remember what it was like to only have one: doesn’t matter if it’s 20 …

WalkNYC: Michael Bierut and Eoin Billings Offer a Closer Look at New York City's New Wayfinding Signage

It's a familiar scene, at least for those of us NYC residents who work in certain neighborhoods of Manhattan and Brooklyn: a gaggle of Europeans or …

Diver Almost Gets Swallowed Up By a Whale Shark

This photo will make your heart beat a little faster with the uneasy thought of being eaten by a whale shark! Professional marine photographer Mauricio Handler captured the intense moment during a dive in Isla Mujeres, Mexico, when more than 600 of the 40-foot-long animals gathered to feed on tuna …

New Trends in Web Design

Trends and tendencies come and go, we all know that, it's part of our industry's business model. There's the ever present need to come up with …

Liquid Jewels: High Speed Photos of Paint on Popped Balloons by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>Liquid Jewel is a new project by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) as part of his ongoing exploration of manipulating paint with natural …

Design Entrepreneurs: Erich Huang and Nils Gustafsson of Just Mobile

<i>This is the tenth—and final—profile in our series on design entrepreneurs, looking at how they got where they are, what they do all day, and what</i> …

Loft-Living Around the Globe

From London to Los Angeles, Sydney to San Francisco, loft-living as a hip alternative to the traditional dwelling option. With more and more creative …

Unroll.me, A Startup That Battles Junk Mail And Manages Subscriptions, Says It Has 100K+ Subscribers

We’ve written about Unroll.me, a service that helps users manage their junk email and subscriptions, before — most recently when it was redesigned in April. Now the company is sharing some stats about its growth.<p>For one thing, it says it has more than 100,000 subscribers. It also says that more …

From Airbnb To Warby Parker: 7 Tips From Leading Design Entrepreneurs

In Kern and Burn, two designers compile pearls of wisdom from the biggest players in the field.<p><i>For the modern-era business to succeed, design has to be built in from the ground up. It’s a tall order for designers, who now–more than ever–need to nourish their inner CEO. Graphic designers Jessica</i> …

Schlage Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt Review

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]any of you have probably lost your keys. I know I have. Once. It was something akin to being stranded on an island. Or at least …

Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Bluetooth earbuds unveiled

Plantronics has announced its next generation Bluetooth earbuds, the BackBeat GO 2. The earbuds are designed to meet a variety of needs, and feature …

Chromecast vs. AirPlay: how do they compare?

Can Google finally take on one of Apple's best features?<p>Google's new Chromecast HDMI stick is a lot of things: it's a simple new way to bring internet video to your living room after the company stumbled with Google TV, it's a new platform for content creators like Netflix, and it's an interesting …

Japanese Fast-Food Chain Serves Up Surf & Turf On A Bun

Cheeseburger or Shrimp Burger, which one should I get? <i>Why not both!</i> The <b>Shrimp Exquisite Twin Burger</b> from Japanese fast-food restaurant chain Lotteria …

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Blu Homes To Unveil First Prefab Home Model in Los Angeles

Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design 2013.<p>Blu Homes, a leader in green prefabricated homes and an exhibiting sponsor at Dwell on Design, announced today that the company will unveil its first model home in the Los …

California-exclusive 2013 Fiat 500e is priced at $32,500

The Fiat 500e will be sold exclusively in California for the price-tag of $32,500 MSRP. The first deliveries of this car are expected to occur this …

Why The Sudden Rush To Bring Google Glass To Market?

Only a couple of months back, Google co-founder and augmented reality promoter, Sergey Brin, voiced skepticism about Google Glass, claiming at an impromptu TED talk in February that it was far from the finished article, implying there were doubts it would make the trip to market.<p>Last week, however, …

Enjoying a proper Amaretto Sour at @MoutonOnHigh with owners Jon and Todd #MoutonCocktails

Detroit Electric unveils "fastest pure-electric production car on the market"

Referred to by Detroit Electric as the “world's fastest pure-electric production car,” only 999 units of the SP.01 are scheduled to be built. The …

HTC First Running Facebook Home Demo [HD video]

Earlier today, Facebook lifted the veil from its Facebook Home. It’s not a smartphone, but rather a new suite of apps that include <b>Cover Feed</b> which …

Apple patent suggests convertible MacBooks on the way

An interesting new patent has made its way through the US patent office, and it suggests that Apple is looking into convertible MacBooks of sorts, …

Google Glass developer presentation from SXSW finally available to stream in full

If you're still thirsting over details about life with Google Glass, you can now sit back and experience the presentation (though not filmed in first person with one of the units -- opportunity missed) from SXSW last month. We covered it in our liveblog and dug up news on various apps already …