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Your Data Gets Lost Or Stolen Online Frequently. Do You Even Care?

2013 was filled with even more large service providers, government departments and enterprises getting hacked or otherwise loosing your data. Your data was likely lost on multiple occasions just from the breaches in the news, let alone the ones that never made the headlines. Reputation or direct …

What's In Store For Commuting's Future? (Hint: There's Hope)

If you want to look into the future of commuting, you need only go to the graduate transportation program at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif.<p>The program's creator, Geoff Wardle, says he started it because he sees a coming tipping point "where all aspects of transportation, …

MTV app arrives on Android, brings full TV episodes along -- if you have cable

Android users don't have to look blankly at their iPad- and Xbox-using friends whenever they talk about <i>Catfish</i> anymore, now that the MTV app has arrived on Google Play. It offers on-demand streaming of recent episodes from select series, but <i>only</i> for subscribers of participating cable providers. The …

Edward Snowden delivers 'alternative Christmas message' on UK's Channel 4

Channel 4 has a reputation for delivering an "alternative Christmas message" every year as a counterpoint to the Queen's annual Christmas address, and 2013 is no different: it tapped NSA leaker Edward Snowden to speak directly to UK citizens about privacy issues and, according to Channel 4, "why he …

Sony and Panasonic reportedly cancel OLED TV partnership

Just 18 months after signing a deal to partner on the production of OLED televisions, Sony and Panasonic have decided to call it off. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> cites anonymous sources for the news, hinting that the pair may instead focus on bringing LCD-based 4K televisions to the market …

Apple awarded stocking full of patents, including heart monitor

US Patent and Trademark Office grants Apple 23 patents on Christmas Eve, perhaps most interestingly one for an embedded heart-rate monitor. That's for you, iWatch watchers.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple 23 patents, including one for an embedded heart-rate monitor that …

Christmas Eve

The 27 Stages Of Christmas Day On The Internet

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

A Christmas Message From Edward Snowden: "Asking Is Always Cheaper Than Spying" (Video)

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden appeared on Britain’s Channel 4 to deliver an “alternative” Christmas message to the world.“A child born today will …

Spying

Gionee Elife E7 mini launched with Oppo-like swivel camera, octa-core CPU

Chinese phone maker Gionee has just released the Elife E7 mini version of its mega-spec'd 5.5-inch, 1080p Elife E7 phone, but it resembles its larger sibling in name only. First off, the 13-megapizel camera and flash are on a swivel at the top, Oppo N1-style. The specifications are otherwise a step …

Taiwanese FTC fines Apple for interfering in iPhone handset and contract pricing

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission has ruled that Apple's been naughty rather than nice this holiday week, fining it for 20 million Taiwan dollars (around $670,000) after it specified pricing to iPhone carriers. Once Apple sells distribution rights to an iPhone stockist, it has no right to dictate how …

2013 Year in Review: Designer Dailies

We spent the last twelve months being a voyeur into the world of designers and their everyday lives in our Designer Dailies column. Step back in time …

2013 Year in Review: Taste

When Pinch Food Design came on board to share with us their monthly delectable take on food and food design, we were deliciously delighted. We look …

When Simon Beck Goes on a Winter Walk, He Leaves Behind the Most Beautiful Footprints

It might look like a snowy version of a meticulously planned crop circle, but really it's just a guy going out for a long, winter stroll. Simon Beck, …

Travel

Super Cool Muppets Fan Art

It's Christmas and New Year time and with all this tv specials there's always one I love the most, I'm talking about the Muppets. As every kid born …

The Muppets

Portraiture by Benjamin Garcia

Surreal Portraits.<p>After many years working as illustrator and designer for 2D and 3D animations, Benjamin Garcia started to focus on painting full …

Graphic Design Definition

The Definition of Graphic Design.<p><b>Graphic Design</b> (the term being first coined as such by William Addison Dwiggins in 1922) is defined as the visual …

2013 Year in Review: Destination Design

From warm, tropical locations to the city that never sleeps, we virtually took you on vacation all over the world to some of the best designed …

Startup Design Framework by Designmodo

Startup Web Design PSD Framework.<p>This stunning framework was designed by the creative people of Designmodo for those who want to represent their …

Web Design

Best of CH 2013: Interviews

With the year drawing to a close, it's time to pop some bottles and reminisce about some of our favorite moments from 2013. We're searching through the year's content for the best of CH 2013—looking back at the people, designs, destinations and moments that we fondly remember. This year we had the …

Entrepreneurship