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IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that's up to 275 times faster than your SSD - ExtremeTech

IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that’s up to 275 times faster than your SSD<p>By on May 8, 2014 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Facebook 'prepares money transfer service'

Report claims social network to target emerging markets with e-money<p>Facebook is preparing a push into financial services, according to a report, with tools for members to store and send money online.<p>The social network has applied to Irish authorities for a licence that would allow it to provide …

Side Drawer Navigation Could Cost Half Your User Engagement

<i>Anthony Rose is co-founder and CTO of</i> <i>zeebox</i><i>, the social network for TV.</i><p>So, you have a mobile app where there are more pages or sections than can fit on a mobile screen at once. Your first thought might be to create a tabbed design, with a row of tabs along the top or buttons along the bottom.<p>But …

The History of Flat Design: Efficiency, Minimalism, Trendiness

It seems as though any time you hear about Web design these days, you can’t help but come across the term “flat design.” While the flat Web design trend has been emerging in recent years, it seemed to have exploded in popularity thanks to large companies and organizations changing their design …

Album Anatomy – Graphic Project by Duane Dalton

Album Anatomy.<p>The London based graphic designer Duane Dalton has started this project as an exploration of reduction. He created numerous highly …

1000 Vector Icons

1000 Vector Icons for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop!<p>This huge icon set includes 1000 vector icons designed for the use in websites, mobile apps, …

Graphics

A New App That Lets You Take Apart Websites and Rebuild Them At Will

With Kimono, you can recombine existing web apps to create your own in about five minutes–no coding skills required.<p>You used to have to be a programmer just to use computers at all. Graphical user interfaces changed all that. But what if you want to build software? Increasingly, you don’t have to …

Web Applications

How the web’s new landlords are making it easier than ever for anybody to build a website

In the new domain-name land rush, the temptation of alternatives that range from .guru, to .sexy may not be enough to get many to switch from the old reliable .com. But some companies have a plan to lure businesses to make the switch.<p>Last month, the first of what will eventually be hundreds of new …

Domain Names

The era of Facebook is an anomaly

danah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.<p>These fans aren’t young groupies hoping to get a closer glimpse at their favorite rock star, but full-grown adults hoping to hear one more word from boyd. She’s one of the world’s sharpest authorities on how teens …

Foot Latch Design for Public Restroom Stall Doors – No Hands Needed

<b>Foot Latch</b> is a foot operated door latch designed for public restroom stalls. It is a replacement for traditional door latches that reduces the risk …

Getty releases millions of free images in fight against copyright

Getty Images has made millions of its photographs free in a move against those who violate copyright<p>Getty Images has launched an embed tool, making millions of its images available to consumers for use on blogs, social media channels and websites.<p>The American stock photo company said it will …

The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Daniel Patrick Simmons - The Fox Is Black

When you think of people who are “Instagram famous” you’re probably imagining a photographer. Well Daniel Patrick Simmons is “Instagram famous” but …

ABDZ Weave Pattern in Illustrator

I have been taking a lot of pictures since I decided to do a photo a day project this year. I got a good camera and started taking pictures of pretty …

Graphics

Useful PSD for Designers

Today I selected a few really awesome resources to step up your design game. In this list you find psd files for iphone, chrome, ebook, book and …

Graphic Design

Browser makers get past high-resolution image impasse

It looks like browser makers have settled on a way to handle high-resolution images, which are now common with the arrival of screens like Apple's Retina displays.<p>Browser makers haven't offered Web developers a consistent, easy way to show the right image for a given screen's size and resolution -- …

Web Development

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

When we picture transportation of the future, we tend to think “sleek.” A Spanish designer has gone in the opposite direction with his vision for an environmentally friendly, futuristic “whale plane” that looks like a cruise ship in the sky.<p>Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky …

Stunwall: A super simple web app to make your photos look gorgeous

Just came across Stunwall via Hacker News)which appears to be just a very simple way to upload a photo and add a filter to it. What makes this different to others I’ve seen is the elegance of the filters. They’re not too extreme by default and have a beautifully subtle, natural, feel to them.<p>You …

Google's Latest PageSpeed Modules Help Render Pages 2x Faster

As part of its mission to speed up the Web, Google today announced the latest beta versions of its mod_pagespeed and ngx_pagespeed modules add new optimizations that result in a big performance bump. The company says it is seeing pages rendering up to 2x faster, particularly on mobile devices.<p>The …

Samsung in 2014 and beyond: 560 ppi, foldable displays, custom processors, 16MP Isocell sensors

Samsung just held its first Analyst Day event in eight years, offering us a glimpse of its plans for 2014 and beyond. Some of the most interesting tidbits coming out of the event concern the advancements in mobile technology that the Korean conglomerate expects to make starting with next</b> …

Of Course Gas Stations Will Use Facial Recognition Tech to Serve 'Relevant' Ads

Because who hasn't seen Minority Report, right?<p>Say you're at a gas station. Say you're buying some supplies—bottled water, coffee, maybe some M&Ms—before you head back to your car. And as you're buying your loot, an ad pops up on a screen next to the cash register: it is really relevant to you. …

Ray Kurzweil's journey towards the end of dying

Can humans live forever? Ray Kurzweil, noted author, futurist, and Google's director of engineering, sees immortality as a series of bridges, each leg working to expand life a little longer. In an interview with <i>Maclean</i>'s, Kurzweil described taking 150 supplements per day, which he credits for …

SoftBank buys Clash of Clans developer Supercell, pushes into mobile gaming

Cellular carriers benefit from mobile gaming -- it drives some customers to buy high-end phones, after all -- but it's rare that networks have a big stake in the category. That changes today, as SoftBank (with help from game developer GungHo) has bought Supercell, best known for producing <i>Clash of</i> …

Microsoft's 18-year-old 'Hover' game is reborn inside the browser

You remember <i>Hover</i>, right? If you're one of our many, many readers born after 1995, you probably don't. But that's OK: we're here to educate you, dear millennials. The game, which came installed on Windows 95 in the "Fun Stuff" folder, is making a comeback: Microsoft just came out with a web version …

Google April Fools 2013 joke roundup: Gmail Blue, Google Nose and more

The Google April Fools’ 2013 list of jokes seems the most comprehensive one so far, and it looks like Googlers have gone out of their way to make this April Fools’ Day the funniest one possible. Here’s what Google did for April Fools Day this year.<p>YouTube shutting down<p>One of the first jokes was the …

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