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How To Fix Pokémon GO's Annoying iOS Audio Dampening Bug

A few updates ago, Niantic introduced a bug into <i>Pokémon GO</i> that’s one of the more irritating in the game’s history, and this game has had a <i>lot</i> of annoying bugs.<p>On iOS, when the game is open, it automatically cuts the volume of whatever audio your device is playing by about half, music, podcasts or …

Pokémon

Want to Create a Global Fashion Empire? Listen to This Man.

Uniqlo's Tadashi Yanai shares some wisdom.<p>Tadashi Yanai, founder and president of Fast Retailing, the parent company of Uniqlo, has very specific views on how a business should be run. First and foremost, as he recently told <i>Business of Fashion</i>, is that a company needs to have a soul. "A soul is the …

Uniqlo

The Innovation Economy Is Terrible At Designing For Women

Introducing Broad Thinking, a new column from 4B collective, on how to design for women.<p>Corporations invest billions of dollars into product development, making cars, fitness trackers, financial planning apps, and other products and digital services that people use every day.<p>Yet so many women …

Exclusive: Why Tony Fadell left Nest — and Alphabet

The heat is on<p>Last Friday’s news that Nest CEO Tony Fadell would be leaving the company he founded with Matt Rogers and stepping into an "advisory" role seemed like the culmination of months of stories about Nest’s demanding culture — particularly the frank displeasure of former Dropcam CEO Greg …

Houses made from cardboard? Really? It's true, and these people are making them

Would you believe us if we told you that this little home, named the <i>Wikkelhouse</i>, was actually made out of cardboard? That’s exactly what the Dutch …

Sustainability

Nathan VanHook Is Nike's Next Great Sneaker Designer

In 1987, Nike released the Air Max 1, a shoe dreamt up by an unknown designer with a non-traditional background: Tinker Hatfield. Perhaps you’ve …

What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

As a driver of technical innovation for a software company, a huge part of my job depends on forecasting how current tech trends will play out, merge, dissipate or expand. Here are some of my predictions of what the world will look like in 2020.<p>Revised Notions Of Ownership<p>Think of the things you …

Augmented Reality

How to Copy Photos to Apple Watch

You can copy photos to an Apple Watch to enjoy them on the devices beautiful OLED display. While the screen size is on the small side, that doesn’t …

Apple Watch

Heirloom Headset

The 99 Classics headphone by Meze may just be the sexiest headset you’ll see in a while. It’s made out of wood, leather, and metal, a combination …

Calcium From Supplements or Dairy Doesn't Strengthen Bones, Study Finds

A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.<p>The new study finds that people over 50 don’t get stronger bones either by taking supplements or from eating extra servings of calcium-rich foods such as dairy products.<p>The …

Medical Journals

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before the free trial ends

It’s almost the end of September, which not only means the evenings are starting to draw in for most of us, but also that Apple Music’s three-month free trial is about to come to an end — with the $9.99 per month premium service kicking in from October.<p>After its Apple Music Emmys ad, Apple is …

Apple Music

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>The director and Jason Schwartzman, Roman Coppola, and Kunichi Nomura on their latest, and maybe best, film.<p>By Anna Peele3 days agoView …

INDICUBE's Creative Director Ruth Chao Shares Her Design Perspective

The creative director behind Hong Kong’s fledging creative agency provides insight on designs and the always bustling Hong Kong.<p>With 7.24 million people and 303 skyscrapers within 1,104 km², we should already know that Hong Kong has developed an ingenious knack to creatively make more with less. …

Hong Kong

The Chinese dragon is losing some puff

On the day after Tuesday's devaluation, the Chinese yuan had lost a total of 3.7 per cent against the US dollar compared with its value 12 months …

A Leaf-Covered House Grows in London

A private home in Mayfair, London gets a striking new exterior in the form of over 4,000 folded aluminum leaves in various shades of bronze. …

OK, Jenna, Tell Us Everything: Career Advice From J.Crew President and Creative Director Jenna Lyons

She started at J.Crew as an "assistant to an assistant" 25 years ago. Now the brand's iconic Jenna Lyons shares the lessons she's learned with <i>Glamour</i>'s Cindi Leive.<p>Just a few things you may already know about Jenna Lyons, famously nicknamed The Woman Who Dresses America by <i>The New York Times</i>: She …

One Analyst Thinks J. Crew Has Entered the 'Danger Zone'

This could be the start of a permanent downward spiral.<p>It's been a while since the name J. Crew has been combined in a sentence with the words "good news," a trend that doesn't look to be ending any time soon. At least judging by a recent post by Robin Lewis on The Robin Report. According to Lewis, …

Everyone (but Apple’s) Wearable Problem

Mark Miller writes an astute piece on why no other company has the resources, knowledge and expertise to pull of a wearable like Apple. Whether it be …

Street Style Photographer Tommy Ton Says Goodbye to Style.com

Ton says goodbye to the renowned fashion website.<p>Arguably the most noteworthy street style photographer around, Tommy Ton said his goodbyes today to Style.com. Ton captured virtually every fashion week for the site over the past six years — transforming the likes of Nick Wooster into a god-like …

Street Style

Fashion design in China: ‘The trick is to embrace the chaos’

Having trained at Central Saint Martins in London, Masha Ma returned home to a Shanghai changed beyond recognition. Now she’s on her way to becoming the country’s most influential designer. Abigail Haworth meets a Chinese superstar<p>One evening in the mid-1990s, Masha Ma lay in her bedroom in Beijing …

China

How to Save Music for Offline Listening in Apple Music | MacTrast

While almost the entire iTunes library is available to subscribers of Apple’s new Apple Music service, most of us are going to still have a set of …

Dieter Rams' 10 Rules of Good Design

We’ve revisited the work of pioneering Functionalist designer Dieter Rams (Braun, Vitsoe) more than we care to admit, but we’ve never before …

How to share your iPhone photos with AirDrop

Quite possibly the best iOS feature you're not using, AirDrop makes in-person photo-sharing a snap.<p>You know the drill: everyone gathers around for photos, and then everyone <i>in</i> the photos says, "Hey, can you send me those?"<p>Now comes the hassle of sending a bunch of text messages and/or emails -- …

Apps

25 tips and tricks to improve Apple Watch battery life without compromising the experience

If you’ve already purchased an Apple Watch or you’re considering one, you should know that battery life on the device can be much better than Apple’s …

Smartwatches

Jony Ive: It’s not our intent to compete with luxury goods

Ive and Marc Newson spoke at the Conde Nast International Luxury Conference<p>There has to be irony in the fact that Apple designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson — the minds behind the only credible threat to the watch-making world — are both avid mechanical watch collectors. At the Conde Nast …

28 Apple Watch tips and tricks you should know

My Apple Watch is out for delivery! I'm pretty excited to see it finally arrive — especially because I've spent awhile learning about all the cool …

The Kettle Black Cafe in Melbourne

Not just a cafe yet not quite a restaurant, the Kettle Black Cafe in Melbourne is a minimalist spot tucked away in the last heritage terrace on …