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Dressing Up Wooden Objects with Pyrography

Pyrography is the art of "drawing" on wood using a stylus with an electrically-heated tip. For those that have mastered drawing in ink and are …

Art

A Desk That I Wouldn’t Mind Sitting At All Day!

Technology advances and new habits are created, so it’s important for our workspaces to adapt to these changes. The Köllen Eget desk, designed by …

Industrial Design

Rustic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rustic Chocolate Chip Cookies have crispy edges with a buttery, soft middle.

Food

Review: AirFly is a neat way to use wireless headphones on planes

Twelve South is best-known for its BookBook cases for MacBooks and iPhones, but subsequently expanded into a wide range of stylish accessories for Apple kit – they have products for MacBooks, iMac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and more.<p>Its latest product, launched earlier this month, is a Bluetooth …

Consumer Tech

9 Rules For UX Design

Websites designed with user experience (UX) in mind have much better chances of establishing loyal users and improving conversion rates. In fact, the …

UX Design

Guerrilla Usability Testing: How To Introduce It In Your Next UX Project

When it comes to user research, sometimes you have to invest more to get more. Other times, you can avoid the expense. Take this Google statistic for …

UX Design

Top 5 foldable phones to expect in 2019: Samsung Galaxy X plus handsets from Apple, Motorola, and more

By Robert Jones<p>The age of folding smartphones is coming. We know as patents for foldable phones are being filed in an ever increasing number, with …

Mobile

Improve Your Conversion Rate and Increase Revenue With These User Experience Design Essentials

Don't deter your customers with a poor website design.<p>6 min read<p>Did you know that 88 percent of consumers are unlikely to return to a website after one bad experience?<p>It's a staggering statistic, but it certainly says something about the importance of user experience in website design.<p>User …

UX Design

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

How to create the perfect structure for a UX case study

UX case studies form the core content of a UX professional’s portfolio. They are essential to getting you hired, because case studies are a window to …

UX Design

This BBQ Chicken Burrito Bowl Is Easy to Meal Prep for Lunch

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Mini Chorizo Sloppy Joes

Sloppy joes with a delicious twist! Lean ground beef, Mexican chorizo, onions and spices in sweet Hawaiian rolls.<p>15<p>98

Cooking

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob Recipe

"You'll never eat corn any other way!"<p>Ingredients<p>10 ears corn, husked and cleaned<p>Cajun seasoning to taste<p>salt and black pepper to taste<p>1 (1 pound) …

Dark Chocolate Espresso Mudcake

Dark Chocolate Espresso Mud Cake: The most decadent celebration cake for the chocoholic at heart. Gluten & Dairy free.

Food

Beef Pepper Fry

Kerala Beef Pepper fry is a much sought-after beef recipe; cooked with pepper, herbs and spices and roasted to make delicious Beef Fry.

Food

The Bulletproof Graphic Design Brief

Writing a strong graphic design brief can help launch a creative project your clients will love. A poorly written graphic design brief, however, can …

Graphic Design

Information Architecture and its importance in User Experience Design

<b>What is an Information Architecture?</b> <br>Information architecture is all about organising the content in a way that it can be understood in an easiest …

Full-stack UXers: Who They Are and How to Find Them

Within the user experience community, there’s been an increasing push toward finding individuals whose skill sets extend beyond those of a typical UX …

UX Design

Old iPhones destroy Samsung’s brand new Galaxy S9 in speed tests

Samsung’s newly announced flagship Galaxy S9 phone is getting destroyed by the iPhone in early benchmark tests.<p>It’s far, far slower than Apple’s recent models and even much slower than the two-year old iPhone 7.<p>In a Speedometer 2.0 OS WebView benchmark performed by Anandtech, the iPhone 8 scored an …

8 Reasons the iPhone X Beats the Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 boasts a faster new processor, redesigned camera and a host of other new features that Samsung hopes vaults its latest product to the …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

Side hustle wisdom: What works and what to watch out for

The first time I heard the expression side hustle, I was sitting in an airboat in the swamps outside of New Orleans. Over the deafening sound of the …

Small Business

How to connect HomePod to your Apple TV

Apple’s HomePod is a smart speaker, but primarily it’s just a very good speaker. Siri is the (often frustrating) icing on possibly the best AirPlay speaker around.<p>Because the HomePod creates a wide stereo audio image, it’s also going to be great for watching movies. Today we’ll see how to hook up …

Smart TV

Why HomePod is actually a steal at $349

Don’t make the mistake of comparing HomePod to rival smart speakers and lamenting its $349 price tag. There are good reasons why the device costs more than three times as much as an Amazon Echo — and yet is still an absolute steal.<p>Apple is keen to point out that HomePod is an awesome music …

We just saw the 'computer of the future,' and it's one of the best gadgets at CES this year

Razer has a history of bold experimentation. At last year's CES tech industry trade show in Las Vegas, Razer showed off an outlandish three-screen gaming laptop concept that was a bit too crazy to end up in consumers' hands.<p>This year, however, Razer's concept product is somewhat tame, but in a good …

Spend some time with Samsung's $2,700 Flip whiteboard

Samsung has made smart screens of all types and sizes, but there's always a new market to invade, and at this year's CES it found a new one. Flip is a smart whiteboard designed for businesses, but it would be right at home in a state-of-the-art school as well. It's a 55-inch touchscreen with a …

Razer made a super-suit for your smartphone

The one thing I love about Razer is that it’s never afraid to push innovation. Designed completely around the customer and their needs, Razer’s …

The Actually Best Gluten-Free and Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Bake now, thank me later.<p>January 07, 2018<p>This recipe makes the best chocolate chip cookies. Fluffy, soft, and not-too-thin, these are the perfect …

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This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …