Thomas Gibbs

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Zaha Hadid's Stunning Mountain Museum Nestled Inside the Italian Dolomites

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner is a renowned adventurer who has achieved incredible feats: he was the first person to climb Mount Everest without the aid of an oxygen tank, as well as the first to ascend all 14 mountains around the world that are over 8,000 meters high. Since earning these …

Watch: Scarlett Johansson stars in a hilarious ‘Black Widow’ movie spoof

With no shortage of male-oriented superhero movies coming down the Hollywood pipeline, there hasn’t really been much in the way of a superhero movie …

Apptopia’s New Service Is A “BuiltWith” For Apps

Web developers for a long time have used a site called BuiltWith to determine what technologies power top websites, including what hosts, analytics providers, shopping cart systems, and more run behind-the-scenes of top domains. Now app store data provider Apptopia is doing something similar for …

Spider-Man Unlimited review – a spectacular endless runner with a few cobwebs left to clear

Spider-Man Unlimited is the latest endless runner from mobile gaming giant Gameloft. The game's premise involves Spider-Men and villains from various …

Daily Inspiration #1870

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Google's Material Design wins award for best contribution to UX

Google IO 2014 brought a multitude of new devices and services. Among them was Android L, the upcoming version of Android. With Android L, Google introduced a whole new design language – Material Design. One that not only makes the UI more fluid, good-looking and simple, but also blends the …

Bet Your Apple Watch Can’t Do This! Having Some Fun With the Moto 360 and Android Wear

The Moto 360 is quite possibly the most anticipated smartwatch of all time. Touting the nascent Android Wear platform, Motorola’s round-faced …

OAuth, app permissions, and a false sense of security

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>There is nothing new in this post. I'm just bringing this up now because a lot of people seem to not know the facts. It also has nothing to …

24 hours with the Moto 360

Chrome OS gets its first four Android apps

During the Google I/O keynote in June, we learned that Chrome OS would soon offer select Android apps as part of their “App Runtime for Chrome” project. A few days later they put up a survey asking which apps we’d like to see first, a survey that is still up to this day.<p>So when will we actually see …

The Moto 360 is finally here and you can buy it today for $250

After so many months of waiting, Motorola finally took the final wraps off the Moto 360 smartwatch.<p>While we knew most of the details before Motorola made them official, it’s good to have the final confirmation, as well as to know that you can finally put down $250 to buy the device.<p>On the official …

Mid-Century Modern Illustration

I love mid-century modern architecture and design with its super modern and futuristic look with a vintage flare. This antagonistic feel might be …

ASUS ZenWatch officially launched

“Time has been transformed, and we have changed” is the quote that ASUS used to tease the launch of its first smartwatch. The quote from the Lebanese poet Khalil Gibran, goes on to say “it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.” As the smartwatch revolution …

Android's design guidelines: what are they, and why should you care?

These days, there isn’t much left to say about design on Android. There’s a lingering stigma that Android applications are designed for tech enthusiasts, and remain inaccessible for the average user. The platform has many poor first impressions to overcome, but the design team at Google is working …

New Edition of Paul Rand's Thoughts on Design

In 1947, art director and graphic designer Paul Rand published a striking manifesto on the nature of design itself. This essay would directly impact the world of graphic design for ages. In fact, its applications (in addition to Rand's graphic design work) remain powerfully resonant today. While …

15 Must-Have Apps for Android Wear

Last month at Google I/O, Android Wear was finally launched and two devices were released running the new platform; the Samsung Galaxy Gear Live and the LG G Watch.<p>Android Wear may only be a month old, but there are already a number of great apps for the smartwatch platform emerging …

Wallpaper of the Week - ABDZ Triangles

The wallpaper of this week is an image created for our previous tutorial titled Playing with Triangles in Photoshop. The concept behind this …

UI Inspiration: Material Design

Last month Google introduced their new visual language called Material Design releasing with it, a very detailed style guide. The new design language …

Android Design Corner: Beautiful Solutions

<i>I love beautiful design. I’m Craig Tuttle, currently studying Computing Technology: Human Factors at Colorado State University, and I’ll be taking a walk through design concepts with you here on Android Authority.</i><p>Design. Such a simple word that is so much deeper, crucial, and complicated than many …

Microsoft Releases Source Code for MS DOS and Microsoft Word

Microsoft today released the source code for MS DOS 1.1 and 2.0 as well as Microsoft Word for Windows 1.1a. With the help of the Computer History Museum, the move means means this code is now available to the public.<p>MS-DOS was a renamed version of 86-DOS, written by Tim Paterson of Seattle Computer …

This Font Was Designed By A Robot Practicing Calligraphy

Robosans is a new font that was created by a disembodied robot arm.<p>We’ve seen robots that can walk, talk, sing, write music, and more. Thanks to graphic designer Mostafa El Abasiry, we now have Robosans, a font you can download to your computer that was made using a disembodied robot arm. It’s a …

Emotient's Face-tracking Glass App Can Identify People's Mood

Emotient has announced a private beta of its facial recognition and emotion tracking tech for Google Glass, as well as revealing that it has secured an additional $6 million in funding.<p>The US-based company shared details of the private beta today, confirming that, for now, it’s only available to …

Exclusive: A Former Lucasfilm Technical Director Readies His First Mobile Game, Glint

San Francisco, Calif.-based Ensomniac Studios has announced the upcoming launch of its very first game for iOS. Glint is a unique puzzle game where …

Distiller

We're pretty proud of the booze we recommend here on Uncrate — but we understand there are times when you need the help of a computer. That's where …

UI Design: Analytics

I've been doing a lot of screens lately and it's always good to stay fresh and to check on what's hot in the design community. I've checked some …

Whiskey Lovers Should Take A Shot Of Distiller

This has been quite an interesting week for liquor-loving iOS device owners. We recently introduced the Minibar Delivery app that lets users in New …

HTML5 trumping iOS among app developers in emerging mobile markets

Mobile app developers in many regions outside the US and Europe are choosing to develop apps in HTML5 rather than iOS but it's iOS that's earning …

8 things I learned driving the Nissan IDx Nismo Concept

Fragile, priceless, and driven.<p>Concept cars are fragile, fanciful, nearly priceless machines intended to demonstrate a design language or test production ideas. But they are never, ever really designed to be driven. At least not very far. But that didn't stop us from asking if we could slide behind …

Articles about exhibit brings midcentury california design massachusetts on Dwell.com - Dwell

An exhibition coming to coastal Massachusetts in March explores California's evolution as an incubator of progressive midcentury...<p>Currently on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is the 2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction, an...<p>Among the vintage interior design trends, the …