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About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

Trends

Use Duolingo on Android to learn languages while mobile

Duolingo eliminates the procrastinator's "no time" and "too costly" excuses by offering mobile language learning at no cost.<p>In the past I've written about Babbel for mobile and Rosetta Course (mobile version of Rosetta Stone) for language learning when you have spare time. Now another contender …

Language Learning

Never get a bad seat on a Southwest flight again

A free Web service will automatically check you into your Southwest flight exactly at the 24-hour mark.<p>One of the most anxiety-inducing moments you'll hear a Southwest customer talk about is the process of checking in as close to 24 hours before a flight, hoping to see a boarding priority number …

E-Mail

Just in time for Festivus, @SeinfeldToday feed debuts

The Twitter account shares storylines that could have been produced if the show about nothing was airing today. In its first feat of strength, the feed already has more than 120,000 followers.<p>The hit sitcom "Seinfeld" might have gone off the air long before some of the technology we enjoy today was …

TV

A Lego mothership to colonize space (pictures)

The Marquis<p>The Marquis diagram<p>The Marquis sketch<p>The Marquis in Lego<p>Under construction<p>The Marquis closeup<p>At Brickworld<p>The Hexan ship is called the Marquis, and in this illustration it's seen orbiting the planet Arkite, the homeworld of the Guardians.<p>Caption by Tim Hornyak / Photo by Peter …

Flickr

Bitcoin Foundation ordered to cease operations in California

Nonprofit organization devoted to promoting the virtual currency is accused of transmitting money without a license.<p>The Bitcoin Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to promoting best practices for the virtual currency, has been ordered to cease operations in California.<p>The California Department of …

Cryptocurrency

Ferrari's 1995 F1 car, the 412 T2. A bit simpler than today!

Ferrari's 1995 F1 car, the 412 T2. A bit simpler than today!

1954 Fiat Turbina prototype

1954 Fiat Turbina prototype

Top 5 must-have Android tablet apps

Want the most from your Android tablet experience? Here are five apps that everyone should have.<p>Even the most die-hard Android fan has to admit that it has taken Android quite a while to catch up to Apple when it comes to quality tablet-optimized apps. You can't blame Google entirely, though. With …

Apps

Traditional console gaming is in trouble, and Android is to blame.

The Ouya<p>Like horses being led to a stable, the latter part of this year will be the starting bell for a gaming race. With the likes of OUYA, Project SHIELD, Project M.O.J.O., Gamestick, XBox One and the Playstation 4 all being readied for wide release, the landscape is changing.<p>While not all of …

Living Rooms

Tesla Model S review

As we cover the mobile industry, where the evolution of devices and processors is relentless, we're used to being impressed. We're used to seeing a new generation of a product that instantly and irrevocably makes the previous one look tame. It's just the way this world turns. However, that's not …

Sony NEX-3N review: superior shooting on the cheap

Last year, Sony's peculiar move to beef up its entry-level NEX left us puzzled, and generally unimpressed. The NEX-F3 was a fine mirrorless camera by most accounts, but its larger footprint left us hoping for a next-gen offering more in line with its predecessor, the NEX-C3 -- a tried-and-true …

ASUS Cube Google TV review

The past year has been a busy one for Google TV -- in fact, with the big I/O conference right around the corner, we're sitting down to review our <i>fifth</i> such device in the past 12 months. The ASUS Cube naturally does everything one would expect from a Google TV set-top box, but it also has a few …

Google Glass review (Explorer Edition)

Stand in a line of people in just about any major metropolitan area in the world and you'll see the same thing: slouched shoulders and down-turned faces staring glumly at smartphone screens. Some people never look away, completely immersed in whatever is happening in the palm of their hands, while …

Fitbit Flex review

We have truly entered the era of the quantified self. Editorials are shouting it from the rooftops, technologists are snickering "I told you so" and you, dear consumers, are just eating it up. If there's some sort of personal metric you'd like to monitor and view in a pretty little chart, there's a …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 with Exynos Octa-core: what's different?

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S 4, comes in two distinct flavors -- and they're both good. One uses the much-hyped Exynos Octa-core chip, while its identical twin takes advantage of the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600. In either case, the availability depends on where you live: the …