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Codelab for Android Design Support Library used in I/O Rewind Bangkok session

At the moment I believe that there is no any Android Developer who doesn't know about <b>Material Design</b> anymore since it officially becomes a design …

Android News

'iPhone 6s' Again Rumored to Feature 12MP Camera With 4K Video Recording

A sketchy and unconfirmed internal document posted by an alleged Foxconn employee on Chinese microblogging website Weibo (via <i>PhoneArena</i>) corroborates rumors that the next-generation iPhone could feature a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with 4K video recording and 240 FPS slow-motion …

Mobile Technology

Windows 10 pricing, release date leaked by reseller?

Not long after the leak appeared, Microsoft itself gave us the official release date for Windows 10. Look for it July 29.<p>An online retailer may have accidentally solved the mystery of when Windows 10 will be released.<p>The new version of Microsoft's widely used operating system will be delivered to …

Facebook Confirms It Will Officially Support GIFs

Facebook this afternoon confirmed that it will now support animated GIFs in the Facebook News Feed. Not everyone will see the added functionality immediately, we understand, as the update is still rolling out. The move represents a significant change in direction for Facebook, which has …

Most Popular Node.js Frameworks for App Development

Fast and scalable. High performing and robust. Node.js was every web application developer’s dream come true. But like every new technology, coding …

5 Reasons Your First Language Should Be JavaScript

With hundreds of programming languages out there, it can be hard to know where to begin and what to prioritize in learning <b>computer programming</b>. At …

Top 10 tips for building better mobile apps

I recently wrote and published a book on cross-platform mobile development called “Build Native Cross-Platform Apps with Appcelerator: A Beginner's …

NativeScript 1.0.0 Release Now Available

It is only two months since we released the first public version of NativeScript, but we’ve received tons of positive feedback already on the work we …

Apple Watch And The Future Of App Design

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Andrew Shorten is director of Adobe Creative Cloud Product Management. Formerly, he developed web, kiosk and mobile user interfaces for government and enterprise customers at Fujitsu and has since worked for Macromedia, Microsoft, and Adobe.</i><p>The launch of the Apple Watch represents the …

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from April 2015

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Graphic Design

Lily Isn't a Drone — It's A GoPro That Follows You Around

Meet the friendliest drone on the market.<p>That's because the drone is made to follow around its user completely automatically — no controller necessary — tracking a GPS wristband and following commands issued from a smartphone app.<p>The camera is built right into the drone, and shoots video at up to …

Mediabong (no, not that kind) inhales $5M for U.S. expansion

Mediabong has scored $5 million to come to the U.S.<p>No, this doesn’t mean the arrival of Net-connected pot-smoking devices, in spite of the fact that such a market opening apparently exists.<p>Instead, it means that the Paris-based video ad network of that name has come ashore with the recent opening …

Kellogg's

Microsoft Introduces Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Microsoft today announced a new service in its Azure database lineup during its Build developer conference keynote today. The Azure SQL Data Warehouse, which will go into public preview in June, is meant to give businesses access to an elastic petabyte-scale, data warehouse-as-a-service offering …

32 Exhilarating Moments Every Runner Lives For

You didn't know we were racing, sir, but I just won.

Marathons

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Sony and Marvel Partner to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe - Marvel Comics

Oh sweet mother of Odin! Finally Sony and Marvel reached an agreement and have just announced a partnership that will bring Spider-Man into the …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

Home Improvement

12 Funny Pregnancy Announcements by Creative Parents

When it comes to pregnancy announcements, there are endless ways for creative parents-to-be to share their exciting news with friends and family. Instead of settling on a simple, conventional message, these happy couples took the opportunity to create hilarious images to broadcast their joy to the …

Pregnancy

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

Peter Greste arrives home in Australia after release from prison in Egypt

Award-winning al-Jazeera correspondent touches down in Brisbane after deportation from Egypt following 400 days in jail<p>Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has arrived in Australia after his release from prison in Egypt, where he was detained for more than 400 days.<p>“I can’t tell you how ecstatic I am …

Australia

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

5 Typeface Challenges in Designing For Next-Gen Interfaces

<i>Jason Pamental is the co-founder of h+w design and</i> <i>author of ‘Responsive Typography.’</i><p>The explosion of new devices — phones, watches, health and fitness monitors and other wearable gadgets enabled by the Internet of Things — is yielding an increasingly interconnected set of user experiences. Even our …

Nextgen

Hadoop’s new role: Adjunct data warehouse

Image copyright 4X-image/iStock.There was a time, a little over two years ago, when SQL-on-Hadoop was about cracking open access to Hadoop data for …

Big Data

Dell aims upgraded laptop at Mac-using creative pros

Looking for a profitable niche, the PC maker gives its 15-inch M3800 workstation a 4K display, Thunderbolt 2 and new storage options to coax video editors and others who use Apple laptops.<p>Dell, trying to curry favor with video editors who are more likely to use a MacBook, updated its M3800 …

Computer Science