Simon Terkild Christensen

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The time has come: Mobile payments will either be the next big thing or a huge flop

When Google first debuted its mobile wallet in 2011, the company tried to sell consumers on its vision for a future free or credit cards. Given how glued people were to their mobile devices, it seemed logical that they would ditch plastic and choose instead to pay by tapping their phones.<p>That …

SugarCRM Buys Mobile Startup Stitch, Shuts It Down

SugarCRM, a CRM and open source rival to Salesforce, has made an acquisition to help the company raise its game on the mobile front. It has acquired and is shutting down Stitch, a startup co-founded by ex-Salesforce execs that created a mobile-first platform and iOS app for salespeople to …

On Eve Of Apple Watch Launch, History On Apple’s Side

Apple has a wee announcement tomorrow. Perhaps you’ve heard. It’s called The Apple Watch, and tomorrow’s the big day. Naturally in the days before the launch, as with past device debuts, we are hearing a range of predictions about how it will flop, be wildly successful and everything in between.<p>In …

Hands on with the HTC Valve Vive virtual reality headset

Image copyright Signe Brewster.When people put on a virtual reality headset for the first time, they almost always try to do two things: look at …

Virtual Reality

Time for Apple Watch to show us what it can do

Apple on Monday will talk up more features of its smartwatch -- and it needs to give consumers a reason to buy one.<p>It won't paint your house, butter your toast or fold your laundry. But besides telling time, the Apple Watch may do enough other interesting things to convince iPhone owners to buy it. …

The Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 Is A Symphony, Rock Band And DJ In The Palm Of Your Hand

It’s just four days in and Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1, the electronic device that can become almost any instrument you want it to be has already surpassed its Kickstarter goal by almost $250,000.<p>The Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 allows you to play hundreds of instruments on one device in a number of different …

Google Contacts Gets A New Look

Google Contacts is getting an update. Contacts sits at the core of services like Gmail, Google+, Hangouts and others, but it never felt like Google was putting a lot of resources into this service. Now, it’s not only getting a new look, but also a couple of new features that will make using it a …

Once $399 A Year, Google Earth Pro Is Now Free

Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris. But how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription?<p>Not a ton, it would seem. At least, not enough for Google to keep counting on it as an income source.<p>Google has just nixed …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

Game-Changing Advice for Tiny Apartment Dwellers

Sometimes being happier at home is less about changing your home than changing your mentality. These three videos contain some game-changing advice …

16 Easy Ways To Add Marble To Your Home (Under $100!)

How to decorate with this trend.<p>Experts say: Marble's the next hot thing. Here are 16 ways to incorporate it into your home—without breaking the bank.

Decorations

Ienami Bonkei Planters Resembling Lovely Miniature Homes With Green Rooftops

These original <b>Ienami Bonkei planters</b> by <b>Metaphys</b> introduce us to a delightful miniature world. The inspiration behind the project has its roots in the …

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I may be short on pet submissions this week (come on folks – send me pets on furniture photos! kim[at]desiretoinspire[dot]net), but I have something …

11 Inspired Contemporary Kitchens with Compositional Freedom

It is the age of sleek, versatile kitchens that blur the line between contemporary and minimalist, and adding to this sensational list is the latest …

Kitchens

9 Simple Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Expensive

Create your own spa oasis without spending a fortune.<p><i>Keith Scott Morton / ELLE Decor</i><p><b>1. Think fluffy</b><p>If you're going to splurge <i>anywhere</i> in your bathroom, update your towels and bath rug first. A soft, fluffy, neutral-colored towel goes a long way if you're trying to turn your basic bathroom into a …

Tribeca Franklin Chandelier

A little brass, a dash of branch-like design… put them together and it’s enough to make you want to assemble your own Adelman Chandelier. However, if …

Tribeca

How to Know if a Career in Architecture is Right for You

Your current career path may be a mistake, here’s why: It takes time to know what you love, and even more time to know what you’re willing to love …

Hem Launches 7 Chic New Furniture Collections

Hem, the online furniture shop that markets itself as “the first affordable high-end design brand created to serve online-direct customers,” has expanded its offerings with the introduction of seven new collections. Debuting at the International Interiors Show in Cologne, the furniture includes new …

Nostalgia Alert: These Lego Beds Will Bring Out The Inner Kid In Everyone

Who wouldn't want to sleep on a bed of Legos?<p>Love Legos? Spanish furniture design company Lola Glamour has something special for you: A bed inspired by the brightly-colored bricks. In their design, large Legos make up the drawers (you can use the round studs as handles). It's the perfect whimsical …

Lego

Thermos-Like Passive Homes Aggressively Save Energy

Extreme energy efficiency is target of more buildings, even low-budget Habitat for Humanity homes.<p>Three miles northeast of the White House, now topped with solar panels, six modest new rowhouses are expected to deliver world-class savings in energy.<p>The reason's simple: They're so well sealed and …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

5 Affordable Caribbean Hotels for Families

With their beautiful beach stretches, the clear blue-green waters, and the warm sunny weather, the Caribbean islands are pretty much at the top of the list for every family looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway. And while a family vacation in paradise doesn't come cheap, these five affordable …

Ditch The Hotel Key Card And Grab A Smartphone Instead

The way you enter your hotel room may be changing.<p>In November, Starwood Hotels and Resorts – which owns more than 1,100 hotels worldwide – introduced new technology that allows guests to select their room, check-in and eventually even unlock the door with just a few taps on their smartphone. The …

Apple Watch May Go On Sale in March According to Analyst

Apple to release details soon.<p>The Apple Watch may hit shelves in March, claims KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo, who also predicts 5 million sales …

Apple Watch

Nest to replace old Dropcams for free before they go dark April 15

Image copyright Dropcam.One downside of having products that require cloud services in order to work is that the physical objects can suddenly become …