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The next-gen Apple Watch is poised to be an even bigger upgrade than we expected

The original incarnation of the Apple Watch was certainly novel and ambitious, but there’s no disputing that the device had its fair share of …

Smartwatches

How to Optimize Your Mobile Website for Google Searches

It’s no secret we’re living in a mobile world. I’m hoping that by now, most of you have recognized this and adapted accordingly.While having a …

13 apps for landlords to manage a buy-to-let portfolio on their mobile

<b>Being a landlord can be a stressful business, especially if you own more than one property – but new technology is making it easier than ever to</b> …

Property (UK)

How Leasing a Car Affects Qualifying for a Home Mortgage

Although you may need to finance both a vehicle and a home, these two basic needs can sometimes be at odds when it comes to qualifying for a …

Zillow CEO: Redfin ‘a threat to organized real estate’

Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff isn’t worried about the threat of newly-public Redfin — but he thinks the rest of the real estate industry should be. He made that clear during a conference call associated with Zillow’s second-quarter earnings Tuesday in which he went so far as to say that Redfin …

Google can turn an ordinary PC into a deep learning machine

Time is one of the biggest obstacles to the adoption of deep learning. It can take days to train one of these systems even if you have massive computing power at your disposal -- on more modest hardware, it can take weeks. Google might just fix that. It's releasing an open source tool, …

Deep Learning

Detroit Imagines a Citizen-Led Smart City

Instead of deploying urban sensors as instruments of surveillance for technocrats, what if vulnerable communities controlled the gear—and the data?<p>The buzziest of buzzwords in urban planning is the “smart city”—a metropolis laced with wireless sensors that track everything from weather and water …

The 7 Principles That Can Make You a Millionaire By 30

7 Life Lessons to Become a Millionaire in Your 20s<p>Most people dream about being independently wealthy. They envision a reality where they have all the money they'd ever want, without the need to work, and with plenty of time to spend and enjoy that money. You might picture this scenario sometime …

Self-improvement

Eric Schmidt-backed HouseCanary raises $33 million

The total U.S. housing market is worth $30 trillion, but the data to value individual properties is still imprecise, according to HouseCanary. The real estate startup thinks it has better analysis and counts believers like Eric Schmidt and Kobe Bryant, who are participating in its $33 million …

Real Estate

More banks are closing as digital banking booms

British bank branch closures are continuing apace, according to the BBC.<p>New research by Which?, the leading UK consumer organization, has shown that 1,045 branches have closed in the last two years — HSBC closed 27% of its branches, while Lloyds closed 14%. The smaller Co-operative Bank closed a …

Nested, a startup that guarantees to sell your house, is being offered £10 million worth of property a week

Matt Robinson, the founder and CEO of Nested, told Business Insider the numbers were "insane." Nested launched to the public just 10 weeks ago and has already given out thousands of valuations.<p>Robinson cofounded direct debit startup GoCardless in 2011 before setting up Nested and he said the growth …

Top 10 Gmail Tips for Power Users

Everyone has a Gmail account. We’re all used to archiving, labeling, and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in …

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The Ultimate Guide To The Airbnb Investment Property

Having an Airbnb investment property means joining the union of tourism and real estate — two huge industries. An Airbnb investment property is a …

Real Estate

Use a Raspberry Pi to Power a Fancy Clock and Display Panel

Considering the Raspberry Pi’s a mini computer, it should come as no surprise one of the more common projects is a dashboard-style display. Over on …

Raspberry Pi

SurgeFX Augments Reality in the Weather Channel's Studio

The Weather Channel has been the public face of weather in the United States for decades. From the moment they flipped the switch on their first …

Weather

The virtual open house is available 24/7

Open houses aren't confined to Sunday afternoons anymore. In fact, these open houses don't even require stepping through the front door.<p>Real estate marketing has caught an early virtual-reality buzz, with some homes bought sight-unseen after property walk-throughs done while lounging in bed.<p>"When …

Build Your Own Movie Screen for Summer Backyard Parties

Making your own screen for backyard movie viewings saves you money over buying an expensive screen, and makes warm weather entertaining easy. Here’s …

Widescreen

Google's crazy smartphone project is finally becoming a reality

The search and mobile giant is teaming up with Lenovo to realize a monster smartphone— the 6.4-inch Phab2 — which is scheduled to go on sale in September.<p>Augmented reality (AR) is the sister technology of virtual reality (VR) — and is arguably much cooler.<p>VR cuts you off from the world around you: …

This AI company is teaching computers to read like humans do

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Artificial Intelligence

This iPhone and Android car mount is impossibly simple yet brilliantly designed

Sometimes you come across an accessory that’s so simple and yet so smartly designed, you have no choice but to tip your hat. And sometimes, that …

Compact & Powerful: Great Examples of Floating Action Buttons in Interfaces

<b>Floating action button</b>, or abbreviated <b>FAB</b>, is a little enhancement that is a part of Google’s visual language. It is an elegant way of adding extra …

Usability Expert Reviews: Beyond Heuristic Evaluation

What is a usability expert review?<p>With a usability expert review, an evaluator uses a product or web site and assesses its usability against a set of …

UX Design

How to poll your website users so you can make it better

Running a website, selling a product, building a business – it’s all about incremental improvements based on user feedback. But what if your users aren’t sure what they want? Or what if they tell you one thing, but act in a different way?<p>The key is user data: With the right data, you can find out …

You better learn about this new technology before it transforms the world

A “gene drive” is a new technology that gives us the ability to change an entire species at will. It’s a bit tricky to grasp how this technology …

Strengthening authentication through big data

The fact that plain passwords are no longer safe to protect our digital identities is no secret. For years, the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a means to ensure online account security and prevent fraud has been a hot topic of …

Information Systems

The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

Advertise here with BSA<br>During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot …

We got eight Indian startup CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

From business plans to work culture, Indian startups have done most things differently from traditional companies.<p>Even when it comes to building teams, most entrepreneurs are now looking beyond conventional qualities such as qualification, experience, or success at previous jobs.<p>Like their unusual …

Employment

UX Podcasts

Nothing more exciting than working out while listening to your favorite UX podcast, right? There’s a lot of content about User Experience, Usability …

DIY smart mirrors are still irresistible, and this one has a touchscreen

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