Joakim Lindhout

403 Flips | 3 Magazines | 50 Likes | 8 Following | 258 Followers | @joakimlindhout | I make my living in Digital Media. Passionate about music, technology, design, traveling and the story behind the story. Also partner at Retelly.com.

Tesla’s Solar Roof Pricing Is Cheap Enough to Catch Fire

Tesla Inc. has begun taking $1,000 deposits for its remarkable solar roof tiles—to be delivered this summer at a price point that could expand the …

It's Official: Apple Is No Longer Innovative

Apple's recent announcement continues the company's descent into becoming just another tech vendor.<p>Ever since Steve Jobs died in 2011, I've been hoping that the momentum he created would continue to propel Apple forward.<p>Alas, I've now come to the conclusion that Apple has lost the innovative elan …

IPhone 7

IKEA launches Space10 innovation lab to explore the future of home design

Furniture giant IKEA has launched a research hub and exhibition space in Copenhagen to test product prototypes and ways of boosting consumers' …

Furniture

The future of drones is apps

Phones used to just call people. Then we put cameras and the internet in them, and a man in a mock turtleneck created one that revolutionized the way we communicate. You might be surprised to hear it, but we’re near a similar inflection point with drones. Right now, they’re seen either as scary, …

Drones

Burning Man 2015 Opens in Black Rock: Pictures

The Arts

Evolving the Google Identity

Google is not a conventional company. Our mission—to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful—continues to …

Fifteen Best of Best Designs from 2015 Red Dot Awards: Product Design

Every year, the Red Dot Awards: Product Design, honors designers and design firms from across the globe, accrediting their innovations with the …

Pictures of the Week 6.19.15

Ramadan

The dazzling GIF art of SPYROGIF

One of the great GIF maestros of our time.<p>More at spyrogif.tumblr.com, or you can follow him on Twitter.

Xeni Jardin

Apple reportedly scrapped a Sonos-like Beats speaker

Shortly after it acquired Beats, Apple spiked one of Dre and Co.'s pet projects, according to a report from <i>Variety</i>. The product was supposedly a WiFi-connected speaker that could directly play internet subscription music, similar to offerings from Sonos or Google's Cast. Beats wanted to make a …

Why Web Design is Dead

June 8, 2015Web design is (finally!) dying of irrelevance. Web pages themselves are no longer the center of the Internet experience, which is why …

This Lens Could Give You Superhuman Vision

Ocumetics Technology Corp claims to have developed a painless eight-minute procedure that would give you vision that is supposedly three times better …

Snapchat boss confirms IPO plan

Evan Spiegel to take $15bn video-messaging company public rather than sell to a social-network rival<p>Snapchat’s chief executive has confirmed that he plans to take the company public rather than sell it to a larger firm.<p>“We need to IPO,” Evan Spiegel, 24, told the Code conference in California, …

Social Media

Stalking Your Friends with Facebook Messenger

<i>Edit: At Facebook’s request I have again deactivated the *official* version of the extension. Furthermore, Facebook has deactivated location sharing</i> …

GoPro made a crazy 16-camera rig for Google Jump

GoPro may have announced a quadcopter and a purpose-built rig for filming VR yesterday, but the action camera giant apparently wasn't done. Now, GoPro announced that it has built a completely separate rig with Google. It's a 360-degree, 16-camera array, and it's the first one specially made for …

Google Maps delivers destination info, voice directions while offline

Sometimes you still need navigation and destination info when you're offline. Google is delivering just that with offline Maps. Even when you're not connected (or in airplane mode), the app will still provide information on places in your searches. This means that you can browse hours, reviews and …