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Here's How Comcast Plans to Control Your Tablet

<b>Comcast</b> wants all of your attention.<p>The cable company already has over 22 million cable customers, making it second in its industry to only the combined of <b>AT&T</b> (NYSE: T) and its relatively recent purchase, <b>DirecTV</b>. That's an impressive potential audience for the top cable company, but Comcast wants …

Top Design Moments for Mobile App

by Nick Babich<p>When you examine the most successful interaction designs of recent years, the clear winners are those who execute fundamentals …

UI Design

Facebook's Instant Articles Officially Go Live On Android Phones Today

After a test phase that began in October the fast-loading articles are debuting on Android, Google's widely used mobile operating system.<p>Facebook's fast-loading Instant Articles are going live across all Android phones worldwide today following a public test phase that began in October. Instant …

VSCO makes its expensive desktop photo filters half as expensive

VSCO, the app formerly known as VSCO Cam, offers some of the best photo editing tools available on mobile. But Visual Supply Company got its start years ago producing high-quality film-like filters that plug into pro desktop applications like Lightroom, Photoshop, and Aperture. And while you can …

Using Color When Designing Apps Or Websites

One thing that is absolutely essential the the overall success of your website is being able to select the right color scheme.When it comes to other …

Seedplay screens

Some more screens of the infamous Seedplay app that will launch in June. :) What do you guys think, does it look final?

The 8 Worst UX Mistakes Coming From Experts

Have you ever asked yourself what UX is all about? It’s about learning from mistakes. You can build a design around the idea of turning bad …

Tapping Indian investors – 5 things to know before you pitch

In the first six months of 2015, Indian venture capitalists (VCs) invested $2.46 billion into startups. And you’d better believe Indian angel investors are getting in on the action too. So far this year there have been 221 angel investments in India, totaling $120 million. As such, it’s clearly a …

Crack The Code To Your Greatest Ideas

How can we all light up the spark of creativity within and generate breakthrough ideas ourselves? How to crack the code to great ideas?

QR Code Haircut

Why Google wants to give you 101 alternatives to .com

Hundreds of new top-level domain names (the last bit of a web address, like .com) will hit the web this year. Of nearly 2,000 proposed domains, 101 belong to Google, one of the largest single applicants. That’s odd, for Google has worked hard to make domain names as irrelevant as possible.<p>Google’s …

Domain Names

Microsoft more trusted than Apple, study says

Trust me, there aren't many people (or things) you can trust these days.<p>Everyone is out for themselves, ready to take advantage -- often, it seems, because it's just so much fun to take advantage.<p>However, I know you have a weak spot. You can't hide it. I have the research to prove it. You really, …

Tim Cook

Hobbyists are now building tablets using a $35 computer brain

Hobbyists have been assembling personal computers from their components for decades, buying the processors and other parts and putting them together in their basements. Now they’re doing the same for tablet computers.<p>Among them is Michael Castor of Make, the publisher of geek do-it-yourself …

Raspberry Pi

5 Key Attributes to Look For in the Perfect Startup Hire

<i>Josh Tolan is the CEO of Spark Hire, a video powered hiring network that connects job seekers and employers through video resumes and online interviews. Connect with him and Spark Hire on Facebook and Twitter.</i><p>Hiring for a startup is much different than hiring for a large company or a …

Android Remote Application Framework Provides True Multi-Screen Experiences For Mobile

Android doesn’t really have an AirPlay equivalent – its Miracast and Mirrorlink technologies are similar, but lack the kind of opportunity Apple’s tech provides to build second screen experiences that work independently of what’s being shown on the original. That’s why Solution57 created their …

Is the 'AirPlay killer' already dead?

Miracast might be on the verge of success, but it sure feels like failure<p>It may not seem like much in the grand scheme of things, but HDMI radically simplified our home entertainment. Once, connecting devices to a television required any number of different video and audio cables — including …

Indiegogo Project Aims to Fund Credit Card-Size Phone Power Packs

We’ve written a lot about the limited battery life of the modern smartphone, and how it needs to change in the future. A glimpse of that is being provided by an Indiegogo project out of Singapore that aims to introduce a wireless charger that’s about the size and width of a credit card.<p>The WiFlux …

LG's 'V500' 9.8-inch tablet makes its presence known at the FCC

Whatever plans a company may have to keep its crown jewels a secret, the FCC's always here to spill the beans. LG's the latest to have its future intentions scuppered after documents revealed that the company is working on the V500, a 9.8-inch (or thereabouts) tablet. The news is a bit of a …

Apple Needs To Regain Command Of Smartphone Buzz

It has been well documented that Android has captured about 80% of the smartphone market while Apple’s share has dropped to 14% per Gartner’s June quarter survey down from 21% in the December quarter and 18% in the March quarter. Microsoft’s Windows came in third place for the first time displacing …

The “Whos” And “Wheres” Of iOS Device Usage Explained

In a new report released this morning, mobile analytics firm Flurry took a deep dive into the different types of people, or demographic segments, which skew more heavily toward iPhone or iPad. Some of the findings were somewhat obvious – that shoppers and business travelers skew toward iPhone, for …