Julian Peters

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Inmoji lets anyone create clickable emoji ads that actually work

Emoji are weird. They’re more than just a set of cutsey images you stick at the end of a Slack message with your workmates. They’re something substantially more than the emoticons and glyphs of yesteryear. I suppose you could say they are essentially a kind of universal language we all can …

Duolingo’s latest iOS app lets you learn languages by chatting with AI bots

The best way to practice your language skills is through conversation; easy if you live in the country concerned, or are surrounded by those who speak the language, not so easy otherwise. This is the problem Duolingo has set out to solve with the latest update to its language-learning …

Snapchat will start showing ads between your friends' stories

Part of a new advertising push from the messaging app<p>Snapchat has always been a perfect example of the Silicon Valley mantra of growth first, monetization later. And now, four years after the app's launch and with users watching 10 billion videos every day, the company is focusing harder than ever …

Google Motion Stills turns your Live Photos into GIFs

Turning your Live Photos into shareable GIFs just got much easier thanks to Google. On Tuesday the company released a free iOS app, Motion Stills, that allows you to do just that.<p>Google says the app stabilizes the camera movement of a Live Photo for a steadier shot with less visible shakiness. Once …

The Harvard RoboBee has a new trick up its sleeve

The stated goal of the National Science Foundation is to create autonomous robots capable of sustained flight. Enter the RoboBee, and exit any last hope I had of avoiding a swarm of robotic, insectoid death in future.<p>Late last year, the Harvard scientists led by Robert Wood demonstrated that the …

National Science Foundation

This Self-Driving Robot Will Deliver Packages To Your Door

The co-founders of Skype launched their new venture, Starship Technologies, a maker of plastic, land-based, autonomous robots that will deliver packages directly to your doorstep.<p>Forget drones: a new European startup is betting on friendly, neighborhood robots to deliver goods.<p>On Monday, Skype …

Bubbly, floating water ball on the ISS might show a future industry

If you keep up with your viral space videos, you probably saw the below video from the International Space Station of astronaut Scott Kelly messing around with an Alka-Seltzer tablet dissolved in a floating ball of water and thought it was pretty neat.<p>When Daniel Faber, CEO of asteroid mining …

Power-cutting cord gives your device battery the perfect amount of juice

We know that keeping our smartphones and tablets plugged in over night, well past the point of a full charge, will deplete precious battery life. But who among us purposely gets up in the middle of the night to unplug?<p>The team at UsBidi assumes very few, which is why its developers believe they …

Batteries

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Undiscovered

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

Makerbase launches to become an IMDb for makers

Have you ever come across a website, service, application, or product that you’ve been impressed with, and wanted to know more about who created it? You can go the company’s “About” page for more information, but chances are, it’ll just show you the executive team, not the name of the developers …

Product Hunt

Dmail Service Lets You Delete Gmail Messages After They Have Been Sent

With Google’s Gmail unsend option only available for a maximum of 30 seconds, it becomes a little tricky to recall or delete an unwanted email that …

New Smartphone Battery Goes From Dead To 70 Percent Charged In 2 Minutes, Scientists Say

A team of scientists say they've figured out a way to supercharge the lithium-ion batteries traditionally found in smartphones and tablets. And all it takes is adding a readily available substance usually found in sunscreen.<p>The new-fangled battery, developed by researchers at Nanyang Technological …

Wireless charger can power 40 mobile phones at once from 15 feet away

By now, most people have seen a wireless charger. It probably looked like a pad that charges mobile devices set directly on top of it. But a future …

Buffett: We'll make 'considerable' money on IBM

Military Spending

Sources: Magic Is Raising $12M From Sequoia At A $40M Valuation

Magic, an SMS-based on-demand delivery service that started as a YC company’s weekend project, is raising $12 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia, according to sources. Sources also say that the company, which is just a month old, is valued at $40 million pre-money.<p>Magic lets users text a …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

A New Wearable Zaps Your Brain To Help You Focus–Or Relax

“This is the first wearable that actually modulates your biology,” says Jamie Tyler, co-founder of the startup Thync. “We don’t just sense your brain …

Wearable Tech

3DRacers lets you design, tune and race 3D-printed cars

3DRacers are basically just Bluetooth-controlled cars. Users can design the main portion of their car using an online tool offering over 100,000 …

This concept turns old phone parts into a supercomputer

Giving modular smartphones a new lease on life<p>One of the selling points for modular smartphones like Project Ara or the Puzzlephone is that they reduce waste. But little has been said about how discarded modules could be put to use. Finland's Circular Devices, the company developing the …

How electronic tissue could help paralyzed people walk again

One of the biggest challenges facing next-generation electrode implants – think cochlear implants that have revolutionized the approach to restoring …

iChip: The Future of Antibiotic Discovery

Two weeks ago, a team led by scientists from Northeastern University published a study describing a new class of antibiotics called teixobactin, which they found in the soil of a field in Maine. The Internet subsequently lit up with both excitement and criticism (mostly excitement, though). It’s …

Duet Display - App Turns Your Apple iPad Into A Second Monitor

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>In today’s digital world, where the constant bombardment of information inundate you and your …

This 24-Year-Old High School Dropout Is Tackling A Problem Every Startup Hates To Deal With

That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. She leased servers out of a few data centers and created a fully managed hosting service for small businesses, which she describes as a "cheaper version of Rackspace." She had about four part time employees and generated …

Startups

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

This Is the Simplest Company Logo Generator You'll Ever Use

If you’re somewhat lacking in design skills but really need a logo and a name to get your business up and running, there are a few tools out there that can help you. Last week, we brought you a surprisingly useful business name generator and this time around we’re looking at Withoomph’s logo …

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Apps

We tested all the best advice to get more clicks on Facebook. Here’s what worked

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>As we work together to figure out the Facebook News Feed and to find organic ways to boost reach and engagement, we’re bound to come across a flood of tips on how to get more out of our pages and updates. There’s a ton of advice out there. Where …

Shoes of Prey steps out of the web and onto the street

"[Nordstrom] turns away hundreds of women every day because they don't have their size," she said. "If you're a 5 or a 10 you don't walk into a store …

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