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iBeacon Technology Begins Moving Into the Home and NBA Arenas

Apple's iBeacon technology is poised to influence the retail sector by offering a personalized shopping experience to customers, but it may also have personal benefits by interacting with apps when a user is at home.<p>As spotted by <i>TechCrunch</i>, new iOS app <i>Placed</i> gives us a glimpse into personal iBeacon …

Why Apple can’t match Google’s all-seeing new smartwatches

Apple is a fantastic hardware company. And when the rumored iWatch (probably) arrives, it will no doubt be a thing of beauty. But there’s good reason to think that the key to a successful smartwatch won’t be its hardware, but its operating system.<p>Apple’s genius is in creating personal computing …

Android News

Why Bigcommerce Says It's Ready To Take On Amazon Web Services To Help Retailers

Bigcommerce is likely the biggest e-commerce platform for small retailers that you’ve never heard of. The Australian-based software provider has already raised $75 million ($40 million of which came from Steve Case’s Revolution Growth) and has a client base of over 50,000 merchants in 137 countries.<p>…

Monument Valley: the quest for a game everyone can finish

<i>Monument Valley</i> will be hitting iOS devices some time in April, and if executive producer Dan Gray has his way, it will be one of those rare mobile games that people actually play to completion.<p>Developer ustwo has been working on <i>Monument Valley</i> for 10 months. The team of 8 has a wide breadth of …

JScrambler Gives Javascript Self-Defence Skills

As we’ve seen with hacking cases time and again, the Javascript in Web apps can be vulnerable to attacks that, as a developer, you want to do your best to avoid. JScrambler, a tool for making your code harder to read and manipulate, has today been updated with a self-protection feature.<p>“It is a …

9 Famous Tech Mascots and Their Colorful Backstories

Tech Mascots<p>1. Domo for NHK<p>2. TiVo's TV<p>3. Android's Android<p>4. Energizer Bunny<p>5. Travelocity's Roaming Gnome<p>6. Yesware Yeti<p>7. Twitter Bird<p>8. Reddit's …

VegasTechFund’s Jen McCabe on the future of hardware

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Emily Wilson<p>Jen McCabe has a small quote on her forearm from Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” It says “Your …

Anaplan’s CEO gets it: Use data to make your software a hit

SAN FRANCISCO — Financial-planning software doesn’t need to be unwieldy. In fact, it can run with a few taps on Anaplan chief executive Fred Laluyaux’s iPad.<p>While meeting with VentureBeat in a little room at his company’s headquarters here recently, Laluyaux pulled up apps for forecasting sales, …

Steller Is A Beautiful Visual Storytelling App For iPhone

Early this year, Apple’s former user experience evangelist and UI designer Mark Kawano launched an iPad storytelling app Storehouse. Now a new app has surfaced that has pretty much the same concept as Storehouse, but is available instead for your iPhone and iPod Touch.<p>Steller is a free storytelling …

Apple understands the difference between a pocket watch and a wrist watch

Once upon a time (around the 17th century), gentlemen wore pocket watches. Stylish, rounded, and no sharp corners. It showed the time, sometimes even the date, and that was all there was to it.<p>It wasn’t until much later that men started wearing “arm watches.” The switch came at the end of the 19th …

Super-Smart Weather App Shows Forecasts as Infographics

Weather is relevant to everyone, which is why it's a go-to topic for small talk. That's probably also why it's such a popular category for mobile …

push.conference is back for a unique blend of innovative interaction and user experience!

For the second time, Munich will be all about the combination of interface design and innovative experiences. push.conference unites interaction …

Modern Contemporary Design

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 2: Marketing And Launch

The cool part is that, as I found out, marketing doesn’t have to be about spam, meaningless buzzwords or sleazy Twitter follower generators, and it …

The Anatomy Of A Successful Logo Redesign

Here, Jessica Hische diagrams every move she made in updating Mail Chimp’s identity–with graphic design tricks for making sure a newcomer is actually welcomed.<p>Familiar logos are like overly attentive suitors: They’re so naggingly present that their charms are lost to you–until, one day, they’re …

Visual Design

Arachnide Chair by Studioforma

Swiss architects Studioforma are no stranger to the furniture and product design world. They have quite a bit of furniture designs, but their new …

Furniture

Kickstarting: A Gadget For Growing Herbs, With Nano-Tech Fake Soil

Click & Grow’s latest incarnation includes custom LEDs and space for three kinds of plants.<p>Conventional wisdom would have you believe that in order to start cultivating herbs at home, there are a few au naturel necessities to get things going–specifically, soil and sun. And unless you’re deep into …

Gardening

A Video Game Designed To Induce Synesthesia

Sound wasn’t the thing most of us focused on while playing childhood platform games. We waited on visual cues to know when to jump, or grab the feather, or dodge a flaming rock. Yet the audio soundtracks were actually hugely important–the sounds of Super Mario are still crisply imprinted on my …

Soundtracks

A Videogame That Teaches Kids To Code

Kuato Studios is building games for learning that feel like games, not like homework.<p>I’m sitting in the carpeted hallway of the Austin Convention Center, playing a game on an iPad. Stereo crashes and echoes fill my earbuds as I wheel through different points of view in a beautifully rendered, …

PlayStation

KiBiSi Takes the Lift Out of Chairlift with the Scoop Chair

Our friends at KiBiSi recently sent us the 'scoop' on their latest project, a chair for their fellow Danes at Globe Zero 4. Taking its name from the …

Hello World. Valentin Ruhry is a contemporary artist who conceived this work called “Hello World”, consisting of hundreds of electrical switches, offering to show this expression.

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

A glimpse into the process behind DRAW Architecture's impeccable work.<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be published internationally by Phaidon.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Click here to enter the 2018 A+Awards today and get your best …

Architecture

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Duration – OpenFrameworks Timeline for Creative Code

Created by James George and co-developed by YCAMInterLab during the Guest Research Project v.2, Duration is an open source and completely free …

Guide to Camera Types for Interactive Installations

Choosing the right type of camera for your interactive installation is one of the most important technical choices you can make in your initial …

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