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Rotisserie Chicken Round-Up: 4 Gourmet Upgrades

When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can you really "wow" your crew with this easy ingredient? Yes! Try these four fast chicken fixer-uppers.<p>When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can …

Recipes

7 Ways to Make DIY Chips for Dipping

Homemade chips are super easy to make and incredibly delicious. Here, seven excellent do-it-yourself chip recipes.<p>Homemade chips are super easy to …

Spotify Now Converts What Friends Listen To Into A “Top Tracks In Your Network” Playlist

Now you can listen to Spotify like you read the Facebook News Feed. Spotify’s new “Top Tracks In Your Network” is a personalized, constantly updated playlist based on what the people you follow are listening to. It’s available today on iOS and Android in Browse->Top Tracks, and will come to desktop …

The commoditizing of humans

<i>Commoditize: to render a (good or service) widely available and interchangeable</i><p>From nearly the moment it expanded beyond universities and government agencies, the Internet was seen as a way to connect people from anywhere in the world. Today, that vision has been largely realized — but there is a …

Samsung’s Gear VR virtual reality headset is now on sale

The virtual reality craze begins today. Samsung is now selling its Gear VR headset in the U.S. at the expected $199 price tag, though it is only …

Apple’s new ‘Change is in the Air’ ads show novel uses for the iPad Air 2

Apple released a new iPad Air 2 campaign during Sunday football today showcasing various unique physical and software applications for the iPad Air 2.<p>Featuring the song “Who Needs You” by The Orwells [iTunes Store, YouTube], the ad is a departure from last year’s iPad Air which were focused on a …

What Every Young Designer Should Know, From Legendary Apple Designer Susan Kare

The Mac pixel queen boils down her advice for young designers to two simple rules.<p>If you’re reading this on a computer, you owe a debt to Susan Kare, the pioneering designer behind the original Macintosh’s icons and the first digital typefaces like Chicago, which proved that computers could have …

Unlock Your Computer and Websites with a Glance - MIT Technology Review

Another alternative to passwords is about to get a look. A company called EyeLock will soon release a $280 device for home and work PCs that lets you …

frog

COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

Human-Centered Design

When Objects Talk Back

<i>By Azure Yang and Simone Rebaudengo</i><p><b>The Control Dilemma</b><p>We expect a lot from something that is labeled as smart. But as smart as a product could be, …

Roam Ropes Headphones: Reflecting on the Design Inspiration

<i>By Lynda Lucas</i><p>Fluidity and motion are what we experience in real life. The best moments are split seconds in time when we careen aimlessly like …

Chromeless: The Content is the Interface

<i>By David Smith and Scott Nazarian</i><p>If we want to better understand the power of the contemporary software interface, then it’s useful to look at the …

How Emoji Is Changing Text As We Know It

Emoji are so popular that the gatekeepers of computer text have had to evolve their thinking to keep up.<p>Last month, the Unicode Consortium, a group that oversees the way text is coded into computer-readable language, published a new draft proposal that outlined not just the addition of 37 new emoji …

GoPro is Going to GoDrone

The web is abuzz with news that GoPro is expanding beyond cameras into aircraft. As drone-loving videographers already attach GoPros to their own …

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Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now

Since the Oculus Rift first made waves with its successful Kickstarter, there’s been a consistent line of criticism based in the notion, “why would it work this time?”<p>It’s a fair question — you can go back decades and see myriad failed attempts to build virtual reality gear for the masses.<p>“Many …

How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality

Don't you hate it when someone claims to have a magical new technology, but won't tell you how it works? When I saw that a super stealthy startup …

Augmented Reality

New Haptic Instrument Uses Touch And Sound To Create Intense Graphics

The mind reels at what a band like Animal Collective could do with this device.<p><i>Images via Maistudio</i><p>Last week we dived again into the bizarre mind of GayBird, an avant-garde musician who designs instruments such as touch-sensitive iPad masks, and theremin-meets-space harp type machines that emit …

Haptic Sensitivities and the Art of Craftsmanship: The Haptic Chair

Inspired by the man’s interaction with the tactile surfaces found in nature, the <b>Haptic Chair</b> is the pure expression of detailed handicraft work. With …

Harness With Haptic Feedback Allows Dogs To Communicate With Owners

Why Is This Important?<p>Rapid changes in technology aren't just affecting human-to-human communication — they're impacting the way we talk to animals too.<p>Long Story Short<p>Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a high-tech dog harness that lets humans and caniness communicate …

Pets

This goofy-looking device makes first-person shooters much more exciting

The Woojer sounds like a stupid gimmick, and it arrives with a sales pitch we've heard before.<p>The product itself is a small box that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack of any device, and then you connect your headphones to the Woojer. The hardware works with any device that outputs audio, from your …

Taking the Tech Out of Technology

In contrast to the current trend of high resolution imaging, the Ambient Display project relies on the quality of fuzziness! This effect is created …

Traditional selfies are so yesterday. With most smartphones packing a panorama feature these days, it’s time to step up your game. Introducing: Pano Selfies. It’s soon to be the next big thing, and...

Traditional selfies are so yesterday. With most smartphones packing a panorama feature these days, it’s time to step up your game.<p>Introducing: Pano …

Selfies get a fresh, new perspective with the donut selfie

Brace yourselves, the donut selfies are coming. San Francisco-based Karen Cheng just might have invented the next social media trend: the Donut …

New Ball-Shaped Camera Captures Mid Air Panoramas

With panoramic cameras seemingly all the rage, it’s no surprise to find a new contender entering the market.<p>We’ve already seen a plethora of handy pocket cameras, selfie sticks and action cameras which will attach to just about anything that moves, but the Panono is something entirely …

13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age | WIRED

13 lessons for a new era<p>We’re living amidst a new renaissance in design: Call it Silicon Modern—a moment made possible by cheap processors, new …