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A Slick Architectural Model Kit With Infinite Components

With Arckit, architects and budding designers can easily construct a to scale model of their designs.<p>Architect Damien Murtagh has always made physical models of his buildings to present to clients. But when the recession hit in 2008, creating disposable models to use only once or twice became too …

When China Stopped Acting Chinese

<b>Below is the July 31st Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</b><p>“The one thing I know for sure about China is, I will never know China. It’s too big, too old, too diverse, too deep. There’s simply not enough time.”<p>Much of the world is focused on what is happening in Greece and Europe. A lot …

5 things to know before launching your mobile app in Indonesia

If you’re building a global mobile app and you haven’t thought about reaching users in Indonesia, you might be missing out big-time.<p>Home to over 250 million inhabitants, the island nation is the fourth most populous country in the world. Mobile devices are becoming increasingly common — smartphone …

Moleskine releases a gorgeous, minimalist calendar app for iPhone

And an Apple Watch companion, too<p>Moleskine's journals aren't necessarily better than other journals, but their sleek style and purported history makes writers want to use them. Now, Moleskine is trying something similar with calendars — but it's making a calendar app, rather than a physical book. …

Google will pay you to keep your ideas out of the hands of patent trolls

The search giant wants you to trust them not to weaponize intellectual property<p>2013 was a record year for patent lawsuits, which have been rising rapidly. As University of Iowa law professor Jason Rantenan recently pointed out, "in the 16 years from 1994 until 2010, the annual number of patent …

Microsoft Wants To Buy Social News Reader Prismatic

Microsoft has been busy snatching up startups to fill out its mobile apps portfolio, and it looks like it could be buying one more. According to multiple sources, Prismatic — an app that recommends news articles to users based on what their connections are reading and liking — is on the block, and …

The Stratos Card Aims To Unify Credit Cards, And Can Be In Your Pocket Next Month

Yep, here’s another card that promises to consolidate all your credit cards into one. But unlike the others, the Stratos Card appears to be worth a longer look.<p>Stratos, the company behind the card, has a novel approach and has seemingly worked through all the niggles so far associated with …

My Friend Will Hate SeeYoo, An App To Say OMW

No matter how far or close by, a good friend of mine always texts to say he’s “20 minutes away” when he’s running late. SeeYoo, which calls itself a ‘pre-meeting app’, is almost certainly not for him.<p>Available for iOS and Android, the app lets you alert friends that you are OMW (on my way), chat …

Here’s A Closer Look At The Montblanc Smart Band For Fancy Watches

Montblanc, a Swiss luxury company, recently announced a little add-on to its mechanical watch line – the e-Strap, a small OLED system that displays notifications on the bottom of your watch band. I snorted at the concept back in January but now we get to nod sagely at the implementation.<p>To be clear …

ToutApp Raises $15M To Build Email Tools For Salespeople

Email-focused startup ToutApp has raised a $15 million Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz.<p>The company started out as an email-tracking tool, but founder and CEO Tawheed Kader told me that his team discovered that salespeople “used the product the most, complained the least, and stuck around the …

조너선 아이브와 애플의 미래

The New Yorker에 올라온 Ian Parker의 어마어마하게 긴 기사다. 거의 책이 아닐까 싶을 정도의 장문이다. 내가 한 번역은 아니고, Paranal 님이 번역을 해서 내게 이메일로 보내주신걸 내가 조금 편집했다. 이 긴 글을 번역해서 보내주신 …

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제주도청에 설치된 전기자동차 충전기에 한 직원이 케이블을 연결해 배터리를 충전하고 있다. 현재 전기자동차 배터리에는 주로 리튬이온전지가 쓰이지만 에너지밀도가 낮아 금속공기전지 등 포스트리튬전지 연구가 진행되고 있다. <한겨레> 자료사진<p>배터리 올바른 사용법 <br>1년 지난 배터리 충전시간 더 필요<br>코드 꽂은 채 써도 수명 안 줄어<br>리튬전지 능가할 금속공기전지 개발<br>성능 2배 안전성 높아 전기차에 적합<p>2010년 60억㎞의 우주 비행 끝에 지구와 화성 사이에 있는 소행성 이토카와의 미립자를 채집하고 7년 만에 지구로 돌아온 일본 우주탐사선 …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Solar-powered yachts, windmills and Apple car rumors

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Tesla has owned the electric car space in recent years, but another major Silicon Valley company could be nipping at its heels -- rumor has it that Apple is …

Renewable Energy

6 Exercise Mistakes You're Probably Making

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS</i><p>You're the picture of perfect form, and you'd never be caught dead slacking off at the gym. Good. But even health nuts fall prey to these subtle (but serious) exercise mistakes.<p><b>1. Eating Too Much Before Your Workout</b><p>Check the back of your pre-workout "muscle" bar. Many …

Apple makes iWork apps available to users without any Apple devices

Beta version lets everyone use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote<p>Apple is taking its iWork for iCloud apps multi-platform, turning it into a product accessible to internet users on any device, similar to Google Docs. Where previously to use Apple Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, you needed to own at least one …

Can Apple's Expanded Strategy Push It To $1 Trillion Market Cap?

Your car, your home, your TV, your health, your payments and your personal assistant all connected through your iPhone; that is the expanded vision that Tim Cook sees for Apple. Properly executed, this new strategy could push the company to a $1 trillion market cap, says tech analyst Ben Thompson …

Tim Cook

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

We’ve had two great days in a row for paid iPhone and iPad apps that go on sale for free for a limited time, and now we’re stretching our streak out …

Highrise Hong Kong (Crazy Selfie)

Facebook 11.0 For iOS Peddles Location Sharing With Nearby Friends Search And Invites

Facebook slid some new location sharing features in its 11.0 update for iOS today, despite saying “What’s New” was only reliabity and speed improvements. I dug through the app and found Facebook is trying to get more people opting into and using its new ambient proximity tool by adding a search box …

Parenting In The Age Of Apps: Is That iPad Help Or Harm?

When it comes to media, parents all want to know: How much is too much for my child?<p>Dr. Dimitri Christakis, a pediatrician, professor and father of two, has spent a lot of time thinking about the effects of media on young children.Christakis tells NPR's Arun Rath that not all TV is bad.<p>Some …

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Aviate Makes Using Your Android Phone Way Less Irritating

Unless you’re a tech dork, organizing and searching your apps is a pain. Aviate does it for you.<p>Natural user interfaces like Siri and Google Now aim to “disappear” by understanding you perfectly or anticipating your technology needs before you have them. I don’t trust them. You know who already …

Bill Gates: The Internet Won't Save the World

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his intention to provide Internet to the two-thirds of the world …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

York University

Startup Idea

Every word written: email, docs, dropbox, sms, tweets, status updates.<br>Every piece of content created: mobile camera roll, instagram, facebook, …

Startups

The iWatch Comes To Life In This Awesome Concept GIF

Over the past couple of months we’ve seen tons of concept designers dream up ideas of what Apple’s smartwatch might look like, but this concept iWatch GIF by Thomas Bogner is one of the best ideas we’ve seen yet.<p>Bogner admits his concept is “basically like the bastard child of a Fuel Band and an …

Flurry Offers Quantifiable Look at Android’s Lagging App Usage

We've been asking why Android device owners don't seem to use their devices all that much for months at <i>The Mac Observer</i>. On Thursday, Flurry released …

12 Disruptive Technologies That Are Changing The World

It's hard to predict exactly what technologies and trends will transform our lives. Few understood just how powerful the Internet would be, dismantling entire industries and creating millions of jobs.<p>So what's the next big thing? Where will the jobs be, and how can companies carve out a competitive …